Jerilyn Hassard Promoted to Vice President
Modjeski and Masters, Inc. (M&M) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jerilyn Hassard, PE, SE to Vice President.
Ms. Hassard joined M&M in 1998 and has served in various leadership roles on transportation design projects. She has been responsible for the analysis, design, and inspection of highway and railroad structures of various sizes and complexity levels, including movable bridges and tunnels. In addition to her engineering role, she also serves as the Assistant Regional Director for the Mid-America Structures Business Unit, overseeing staff and business development in the Greater St. Louis region. She has contributed to the firm’s overall development by serving on M&M’s Board of Directors and on various strategic planning committees.
"Jerilyn’s leadership skills are undeniable," says M&M President and CEO Mike Britt. "She is an excellent communicator. She is impartial, highly effective, and very productive. She has led several recent, successful Board initiatives, putting the needs of the corporation above the needs of any one business unit."
Ms. Hassard has contributed to many notable projects, including:
- Martin Luther King Bridge Rehabilitation, East St. Louis, Illinois
- Martin Luther King Bridge Approach Complex, East St. Louis, Illinois
- I-74 Mississippi River Bridge IL Approach Corridor, Bettendorf, Iowa
- Union Station Tunnel Rehabilitation, St. Louis, Missouri
- Metro Systemwide Inspection Services, St. Louis, Missouri
- Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge Inspection and Repairs, Cape Girardeau, Missouri
- Joe Page Bridge, Hardin, Illinois
Ms. Hassard graduated from Southern Illinois University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. She is a licensed professional engineer in Illinois, Minnesota, and Missouri, and is a licensed structural engineer in Illinois. In 2019, she was awarded the Innovation in Transportation Award from the Women’s Transportation Seminar, St. Louis Chapter for her work on the MLK Bridge Approach Complex in St. Louis. In 2022, she and her team were awarded the ACEC-Illinois Engineering Excellence Honor Award for the MLK Bridge Approach Complex project. Ms. Hassard serves as a member of the ACEC-Illinois Bridge Committee and the ACEC-Illinois District 8 Liaison Committee.