North Wind Announces New Western Region Business Development Manager

Idaho Falls, Idaho – North Wind Group is pleased to announce that Jason Winkler has joined the company as the Western Region Business Development Manager. In his new role at North Wind Winkler will support each of the corporation’s six subsidiaries and be responsible for marketing and business development across the western United States.

Winkler has had a pioneering career in engineering, construction, technology and environmental consulting, working with numerous federal agencies including the U.S. Department of the Air Force, Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Navy, General Service Administration and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Since 1994 he has worked closely with clients and stakeholders managing engineering programs and projects in eight countries and foreign territories including the United States, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Japan, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia and Oman.

Prior to coming to work at North Wind, Winkler held engineering, management and executive positions at Stone & Webster Engineering, Montgomery Watson, AECOM and Sullivan International Group. Winkler has worked in positions supporting all aspects of execution from business development to operations and provided technical and senior leadership on a broad range of engineering and construction projects including environmental remediation, emergency and rapid response, horizontal construction, demolition, munitions response, environmental compliance, environmental management systems and air quality.

Most recently Winkler was Vice President of Federal Programs for the Western Region at Sullivan International Group where he increased project backlog by $60M in four years and led program execution of high risk projects within the corporate portfolio. In this role Winkler served on the Board for three separate Joint Ventures including working closely with Weston Solutions within the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Mentor Protégée program.

North Wind is one of the nation’s leading small businesses providing engineering, construction, environmental, and technical services to federal and state agencies and private industry. Founded in 1997, North Wind has grown to a group of companies that employs more than 300 scientific, engineering, management and professional personnel. Since 2009, North Wind has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Cook Inlet Region, Inc., an Alaska Native Corporation. North Wind is headquartered in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and operates from 20 office locations throughout the country.

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