R. David Curfman, PE, has joined Moffatt & Nichol as Vice President for Federal Strategy. Based in Northern Virginia and the Washington, D.C. area, Dave will be responsible for strategy and business development for the firm’s federal program.
Dave joins Moffatt & Nichol following a distinguished 34-year career focused on installation planning, design, construction, environmental, energy, maintenance and operations, and management for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. He also has 7 years of previous consulting engineering experience. Most recently, Dave served as the Department of Navy Senior Executive responsible for Military Facility Design and Construction and the Chief Engineer at the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC). In this role, he led more than 4,000 engineering professionals delivering over $9 billion per year in facility design and construction services for the Navy, Marine Corps, and other federal agencies around the world. Prior to that he served as the Navy Senior Executive responsible for NAVFAC Public Works at all Navy and Marine Corps installations where he was responsible for 9000 employees and $4 billion per year in maintenance, transportation and utilities services.
“Moffatt & Nichol is fortunate to have a senior executive who brings a comprehensive technical and strategic understanding of what our federal clients look for in design and delivery,” says Moffatt & Nichol President and Chief Executive Officer Eric Nichol. “Moffatt & Nichol has proudly served our federal clients since the firm’s founding, and we recognize the growing complexities of this market sector in the 21st century. Dave’s experience will greatly contribute to surpassing our federal clients’ mission-driven project expectations.”
Dave is a licensed professional engineer in Virginia. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a concentration in structures from Virginia Tech and went on to earn a Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Old Dominion University. He also serves as an adjunct Professor at local universities.