DETROIT, Michigan — With more than 20 years of experience, Cyrill Weems has joined Burns & McDonnell to lead and support infrastructure development in Michigan. Bringing with him an extensive background in transportation and water, Weems will be key to the firm’s continued success and service expansion into a number of industries, strengthening the firm’s partnerships in Detroit.
“With our team already holding a strong presence in the transportation and water industries, I have no doubt Cyrill will continue our track record of success,” says Scott Newland, senior vice president at Burns & McDonnell. “The new infrastructure law showcases how critical investing in smart infrastructure is right now and Cyrill is a leader positioned to help us continue to meet the infrastructure needs of Detroit and southeast Michigan.”
Weems brings with him extensive process knowledge and experience in client management, risk management, project management, construction management and program management. Additionally, Weems has background supporting and delivering projects across the United States and abroad, which will be especially beneficial for the global firm. A former professional football player for the Detroit Lions, Weems holds a Bachelor of Science degree in construction administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
“I am incredibly excited to be joining a firm that holds such a strong commitment to client success and deep ties to Detroit,” Weems says. “Infrastructure is a vital foundation of Detroit’s community and it’s exciting to be part of the team leading the efforts to keep transportation and water infrastructure reliable for our residents.”
The firm supports the variety of industries that drive Detroit’s automaking and transportation industry, driving success for municipal, manufacturing, industrial and utility clients through design and construction in Detroit and statewide. Burns & McDonnell has been recognized as one of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For from 2018-2021. Additionally, Crain’s Detroit Business and Best Companies Group named Burns & McDonnell to the Cool Places to Work in Michigan list in 2021.
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is a family of companies bringing together an unmatched team of 10,000 engineers, construction and craft professionals, architects, and more to design and build our critical infrastructure. With an integrated construction and design mindset, we offer full-service capabilities. Founded in 1898 and working from more than 60 offices globally, Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned. Learn how we are designed to build.