H.S. Grace & Company, Inc.
Richard A. Schrader, MBA, PE

Professional Positions

  • President at RASchrader Consulting LLC (2011-present). Consultant assignments on M&A, both buy side and sell side.
  • American Bridge Holding Company - Chairman of the Board (2018-2020); Board Member (2012-2020); Chair of the Audit Committee (2012-2018)
  • Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc, Chairman of the Board (2010-11); Vice Chairman (2008-2010); Board Member (1992-2011); CFO (1996-2010)
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (1972-1983)
  • Instructor and Asst Professor at West Point (1980-1983)

Rich Schrader has almost 50 years of professional experience with almost 40 years in engineering and construction.  He worked for Parsons Brinckerhoff for almost 30 years, including as chairman of the $2.5 billion revenue firm. Previously, he spent 11 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and taught at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

His experience spans commercial real estate and housing, enterprise risk programs, corporate governance, ethics and compliance, corporate finance, government contracts, HR and benefits programs, public/private partnerships, strategic planning, M&A, corporate IT and facilities construction.



M.B.A. in Finance from Long Island University

M.A. from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point


Professional and Community Affiliations

Registered Professional Engineer (Retired Status-NJ)

Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers

Financial Executives International - Past National Chair

Served on the board of a number of businesses, public/private and nonprofit entities, including the Ethics Resource Center (now the Ethics and Compliance Initiative) and Bridges to Prosperity