BOSTON – BOND, a building, civil, utility and energy construction firm, announced the hiring of Dennis Keough, P.E., as Vice President of Power Generation and Tim Peer, P.E., as Vice President of District Energy.
Keough and Peer bring more than 50 years of experience, leadership and expertise to BOND’s Power Generation and District Energy markets, respectively. In their new roles, they will spearhead BOND’s strategic plan in developing integrated solutions to align BOND’s exceptional services and capabilities with clients’ needs. They will also play an important role in business development as BOND expands capabilities across their Northeast footprint. This initiative keeps BOND at the forefront of industry trends and innovations and strengthens the company for continued growth in the energy market.
“Dennis and Tim join BOND with outstanding knowledge and expertise. They are significant additions to the team, as we pursue our strategic goals in the evolving energy market. Working across the entire organization, Dennis and Tim will collaborate in the pursuit of commercial power generation, district energy and associated energy projects,” said Robert Murray, BOND President. “By working alongside fellow business unit leaders and stakeholders, we are creating a collaborative opportunity for the firm to integrate our expertise across many facets of building and energy construction for the benefit of BOND’s clients.”
Prior to joining BOND and as a Principal, Senior Engineering Consultant, Keough worked with clients to develop project scope, schedule, and budgets. In addition, he supported proposal development, capital cost estimates, equipment sizing and selection, directed project execution, monitored project costs and ensured compliance with corporate work processes. He worked as an Account Manager for a large OEM client and served in a senior leadership role on a successful $1.1B EPC contract across a three station fleet, concurrently. Keough holds a Master of Science in Civil/Structural Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Peer is a licensed professional engineer with more than 25 years of experience in maintenance, operations, engineering, planning, and project management in support of thermal energy, power and fuel delivery systems. Prior to joining BOND, Peer served as an Associate Vice President and District Energy Submarket Leader at a highly-regarded consulting engineering company. Peer also worked for over 22 years at a major Upstate New York university holding multiple positions in operations, engineering and management in support of its world-class district heating and cooling systems. This included the position of Energy Plant Manager where he was responsible for the power, steam, and chilled water facilities with an approximately $50M annual operating budget. He graduated from Cornell University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural & Biological Engineering.