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AKRF names Franz CEO

NEW YORK, NY — AKRF, Inc., an environmental, engineering, and planning firm, announced the appointments of Karen Franz to chief executive officer and Mike Lee to president. Franz and Lee are 20- and 30-year veterans of the firm, respectively, and longtime respected leaders of AKRF. This is the first time AKRF has separated the two functions. Franz and Lee will collaborate in positioning the firm to continue its strategic, sustainable growth while retaining the unique culture and reputation that make AKRF the company it is today. “Over the past four decades, AKRF has built its reputation on delivering strategy, quality solutions, and results for our clients, and as we continue to expand, remaining faithful to those principles requires us to evolve as a company,” said Marc Godick, senior vice president. “This is an exciting move that reflects where we are today as a firm as well as our vision for the future. Karen and Mike are extraordinary leaders whose expertise and experience will further strengthen our ability to serve existing and new clients in the public and private sectors.”

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