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Merrick Welcomes New Project Manager, Deron Frailie, to High Performance Facilities


Deron Frailie, Colonel, USAF (retired), has joined Merrick & Company as Project Manager for its High Performance Facilities (HPF) business unit. He will support the firm’s business growth in the Huntsville, AL area and Gulf Coast, as well as throughout the Department of Defense and Aerospace markets.

“We are thrilled to add such a well-rounded professional as Deron Frailie to our team of project managers, technical leaders, and business development professionals that are anxious to build our consulting business in the Huntsville area. Deron has the right attitude to do just that,” said Tammy Johnson, Senior Vice President, HPF.

Frailie brings more than 23 years of experience in planning, design, construction, environmental, real estate, and lifecycle operations & maintenance. He retired from the United States Air Force at the end of June where he last served as Vice Commander of the 75th Air Base Wing at Hill Air Force Base, UT and supported the Air Force’s second largest installation by population and geographical size.

He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana State University and a Master of Science in Architecture with a Building Construction emphasis from Virginia Tech.

Merrick & Company (, an engineering, architecture, and geospatial solutions firm, serves domestic and international clients in the energy & chemicals, national security, life sciences, and infrastructure markets. The employee-owned company maintains 23 offices in the US, Canada, Guam, Mexico, and the United Kingdom.

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