BergerABAM proudly announces the promotion of Ruba Zumut to vice president. Ruba will continue to focus on growing the firm’s structural business with governmental agencies. Arnie Rusten, BergerABAM president and chief executive officer said, “Ruba Zumut joined BergerABAM in the fall of 1998, and it has been a real pleasure to see how she has grown in the company. Her focus on client service and proactive management style has earned the respect of our clients and her coworkers on all levels. Time and time again I have had my professional colleagues and clients comment that they hope that I understand what a tremendous asset she is to BergerABAM. Her professionalism and sense of humor, coupled with a desire to succeed, has served Ruba well in the past, and I know that she will meet her new challenge of assisting Bill Lund in running the San Diego, California, office with the same enthusiasm. She is an integral part of our leadership team and a key to the company’s future success. I am immensely proud of calling her a colleague and a friend.”
Ruba has 24 years of experience in structural analysis, design, and construction support of reinforced concrete, steel, and wood structures. Her project experience includes residential, commercial, correctional, institutional, and military building facilities. In addition, Ruba has proven communication and coordination experience with project stakeholders, including clients, architects, and contractors. She has served as project manager for consecutive indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity design contracts for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District for over nine years. As project manager for these contracts, she has successfully managed over 170 individual task orders. Ruba received her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Jordan.