James D. Townley

James D. Townley
  • MS Civil Engineering 1972
  • BS Civil Engineering 1971

Mr. James Townley completed baccalaureate degrees in civil engineering and business administration in 1971 and went on to earn a master's degree in civil engineering in 1972. He has been President of Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr, & Huber of Grand Rapids, Michigan since 1993, a company offering civil, environmental and architectural design and consulting services with annual sales in excess of $20 million and 240 employees.

Townley has been involved as project manager on several major environmental projects, since taking on the role of President his focus has shifted to the management responsibilities of the company. His career with Fishbeck began as a design engineer in 1979 where he specialized in environmental projects, prior to this he was a consulting engineer with K. Don Williamson & Associates.

Jim is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, Water Environment Federation, Construction Specifications Institute, and the American Water Works Association. He is currently a director of the American Consulting Engineers Council of Michigan. Jim and his wife, Linda, have two children and reside in Rockford, Michigan.

From 1999 Induction to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy