Who We Are
Solutions for a Better World
The Institute for Program Solutions was founded in 2003 while Dr. Bersing and Ing. Gianluca Ceschini were working in Italy on US Military projects throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
As proud partners of the Public Works University, iPS provides Construction Management and Engineering Services worldwide to the US Department of Defense (DOD) and US and Foreign Engineering and Construction companies working on global Military and Humanitarian projects and programs.
iPS provides full-time Program Managers, Project Engineers, Environmental Engineers, Supervisor Quality Assurance Representatives, Communications Engineers, and Scheduling. iPS also provides A/E design services for Environmental, building renovations and developed large-scale Public Works training programs.
A Team With a Vision
Our mission is to provide solutions for a better world. We do that by focusing
on customer needs and satisfaction, employees with professional experience and a unified goal, a commitment to growth, and continuous improvement in program and construction management.
We have a dedicated team of professionals who help carry this mission out into the world. In addition to our founding President and CEO, Dr. Bill Bersing, iPS is powered by an Advisory Board of industry experts who help us achieve our goals and satisfy client needs all over the world with a diverse range of program management solutions.
WILLIAM (BILL) BERSING
President & CEO
General Manager/Project Executive
Dr. Bill Bersing, DM, PE, CCM, serves as our President and is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia. He specializes in construction scheduling, cost control, and Construction Management Information Systems. With 30 years of experience, Dr.Bersing has built his career on the successful execution of large construction programs and providing full-time support on programs in the US, Puerto Rico, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Mike and Bill worked together on large construction programs (+$1B) both domestically and internally for over 20 years. Mike is a leader in his field with impeccable character and integrity. He brings proven experience leading highly complex facilities organizations and capital programs. Managed program budgets for capital planning, design, and construction up to $4 billion and individual capital projects up to $500M domestically and internationally.
Mike has a track record of building high performing teams responsible for delivering large capital programs required to support growth, scale, and operations. Demonstrated success leading and managing organizations of up to 400 employees with an emphasis on collaboration, elevating team competencies and achieving organizational effectiveness. Mike’s positive attitude, charismatic style, integrity and character as a transformational leader inspires everyone who knows him.
Procurement (PPP) Consultant,
Senior Vice President, ISRC
Recognized international expert in ethical governance, procurement, PPP policy and practice, concession planning, and sustainable and resilient development planning.
Self-employed Educational Consultant
Professional educator with an impeccable reputation for leading and managing enterprise-wide learning initiatives, including formal education, corporate training, and instructional design.
PE, CCM, LEED AP
MBP (McDonough Bolyard Peck)
Client-focused executive leader with 25+ years of government contracting and consulting experience in the building/infrastructure engineering and construction arena.
President and CEO, International Sustainable Resilience Center, Inc.
Internationally known economic development and disaster recovery & resilience leader, focused on economic recovery/resilience from disasters, public private partnerships for disaster resilience, and collaborative trade.
Our advisory team brings diverse experience, expertise and perspectives that help improve our program and construction management services and enhance client satisfaction for everything we do.
Managing Director, Watts Constructors, LLC
Over 30 years experience in Executive Management both in the Federal and Private sectors, captured $800M+ in projects since 2003. Advanced understanding of connecting legislation and policy to requirements and execution.
Senior Project Director, Adkins (Federal Defense - Program Mgmt)
Experienced (and recent award-winning!) Project Director with a demonstrated 25+ yr history working in the construction industry, leading diverse teams on complicated design-build projects.