President | WSP USA Federal Programs
LTG(R) Todd Semonite
LTG(R) Todd Semonite, president of WSP USA Federal Programs—a leading engineering and professional services consultancy—joined WSP in January 2021. His responsibilities include leading the delivery of dynamic engineering solutions for U.S. government agencies and developing timely, cost-effective projects that foster sustainable communities and protect natural resources. As commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers, LTG(R) Semonite led the Corps’ response to the coronavirus pandemic, constructing 38 alternate care facilities that created over 15,000 beds for COVID-19 patients across the country. When infections first peaked in New York City, Semonite oversaw the build-out of the temporary hospital at the Javits Center.
Semonite is a licensed professional engineer in Virginia and Vermont and was awarded the Engineering News-Record Top 25 Newsmaker of 2020, the 2020 Society of American Military Engineers Industry Engagement Award, the 2020 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) President’s Award, and the 2019 ASCE OPAL award for construction. His military awards include three Distinguished Service Medals, the Defense Superior Service Award, the Bronze Star, and the Ranger and Parachutist Badge. Semonite graduated with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the U.S. Military Academy and a master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Vermont.