Branch & Associates Inc. in Roanoke has named Catherine Underwood vice president of construction management.
"Cathy has been an outstanding advocate for our clients and has developed a construction program that enables our company to compete with the very best in our industry," says Branch President Stephen Aud.
Underwood joined Branch & Associates in 2000 as an estimator. She rose quickly through the ranks and became project manager on a number of major projects including VT KnowledgeWorks Phases I & II at Virginia Tech and Douglas Freeman High School in Henrico County, where she served as senior project manager.
Underwood was promoted to director of construction management in 2008. She received her master's and bachelor's degrees in biological systems engineering at Virginia Tech.