August 4, 2021 – Debra James has joined Barge Design Solutions, Inc., (Barge) as Chief Customer Service Officer (CSL) and newly elected Vice President. Debra brings two decades of experience in the architectural and engineering consulting industry, where she first provided public affairs services for municipal and federal projects before successfully transitioning to business development.
Prior to joining Barge, Debra held the position of Head of Customer Service for international engineering consulting firms, where she skillfully led the strategic sales efforts that resulted in significant project awards with municipal and state clients. , including the cities of Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia Department of Transportation, and the counties of DeKalb, Hall and Rockdale.
Ben Adams, Vice President and Head of Customer Service, said, âHaving Debra joining our team supports one of our company’s strategic initiatives to invest in growing our market share in Georgia. Debra will be a valuable asset to the Georgia customer service team, helping us expand our reach through her extensive network. I have no doubts that it will help us take what we have been doing here over the past few years to the next level.
James received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations from Northern Illinois University.