Welcomes Rich Allen, Former Stantec COO, to its Board Welcomes Rich Allen, Former Stantec COO, to its Board

Boston, MA –, a leading technology company specializing in infrastructure inspection solutions for governments and civil engineering firms, is excited to announce the appointment of Richard K. Allen to its Board of Directors. With over 45 years of experience in the civil engineering and construction industry, Rich brings valuable insights and expertise that will contribute to accelerating Cyvl's growth and success.

Rich has held a series of board and executive leadership roles at world-renowned engineering and construction firms. Notably, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Stantec Inc., a $4B, 22,000-employee global engineering design firm, where he led the aggressive growth and profitable operations of Stantec’s locations worldwide. Today, Rich continues his Board of Directors role at Gilbane Construction Inc., a $6B privately held family-owned construction and real estate development firm.

Rich brings invaluable expertise to Cyvl's Board of Directors. His strategic growth initiatives, merger and acquisition experience, and strong legal background will provide essential guidance in advancing Cyvl's vision of setting the new industry standard for how the built environment is managed.

“We’re thrilled to have Rich on the team,” says Daniel Pelaez, CEO at Cyvl. “We’ve been working together for a couple of months now, and his experience and connections in the industry are already helping us push the needle further, faster.”

Rich adds, “Adopting new practices and solutions is necessary to remain creative and competitive. To this end, Cyvl's cutting-edge technology will revolutionize how the infrastructure and engineering business measures, manages and levers its assets. I am excited to bring to Cyvl's Board my professional services and industry experience to that endeavor.”

About Cyvl

Cyvl Inc. is a geospatial technology company based in Boston, MA. The company provides civil engineering firms and governments with automated solutions to inspect and assess physical infrastructure like roads, trees, signs, buildings, and more via vehicle-mounted LiDAR sensors and artificial intelligence algorithms. Cyvl was founded by four Worcester Polytechnic Institute graduates in 2020.

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