Fred was named Chief Executive Officer in 2000 and Chairman of the Board in 2004. He began his professional career with the Virginia Department of Transportation. Later, he performed structural loading analysis of the steam supply components for nuclear power plants while serving as Task Engineer for Babcock & Wilcox. As Principal Engineer for the City of Lynchburg, Fred oversaw all engineering and architectural design work by the City and managed the City’s consultant contracts. Fred currently leads Wiley|Wilson’s Local Government Business Development Group. An active member of the Lynchburg community, he participates in and supports numerous local organizations. Fred serves on the boards of the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, the Central Virginia Community College Educational Foundation, the Corporation for Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, and the Lynchburg Jefferson Scholars Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the Virginia Society of Professional Engineers.