SSOE Group Welcomes Scott Bussell, New Senior Vice President, Principal Program Manager

AUSTIN, Texas, February 28, 2023 – SSOE Group (, an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is excited to announce the addition of Scott Bussell, PE, to the firm’s Complex Projects Division. Bussell will serve as Principal Program Manager.

Bussell brings 35 years of progressive experience in the engineering and construction industry to SSOE. He joins the firm from his previous AEC-industry employer where he spent over two decades serving in various leadership roles. His most recent role was Vice President, Global Electric Vehicle & Battery Manufacturing Lead. Scott’s other previous roles include Vice President, People & Places Solutions (Buildings, Infrastructure, and Advanced Facilities), Operations Manager, Senior Manager of Projects, and Principal.

Catherine Myers, PE, President, Chief Operating Officer commented, “Scott’s long experience in A/E design and most recently in the Battery / EV market sector will provide a great complimentary addition to our existing Complex Projects division. The team is looking forward to Scott joining SSOE and benefiting from his industry knowledge.”

In his new role, Scott will be responsible for developing and implementing battery manufacturing and complex project program strategies. He will develop business plans, forecasts, and staffing models, as well as operational processes and work instructions. Additionally, Scott will be charged with building program management teams and the integration of global workforce strategies into SSOE’s battery and identified complex projects.

Commenting further, Brett Susany, Senior Vice President, Complex Project Execution stated, “I am excited that Scott chose to join SSOE’s Complex Projects division, serving our battery manufacturing clients. He brings operational and project / program delivery experience that dovetails perfectly with our strategic plan. The team’s progress to date has been exceptional, and with Scott we will scale our plan, and ultimately our capability, to better meet the growing demand for A/E services from the battery manufacturing marketplace.” Susany continued, “Scott’s addition to the team will help propel SSOE’s pursuit of our mission to deliver unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. And in turn, assist the advancement of the electrification of the world’s transportation systems and energy storage demands.”

Bussell holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas, Austin, and an Associate of Applied Science from New Mexico Junior College. He is a registered Professional Engineer in New Mexico and Texas and is a registered Professional Surveyor in New Mexico.

SSOE is currently engaged in over 25 battery / EV projects in North America and has more than 18 million SF of battery plant design experience that extends throughout the battery lifecycle—from raw materials to recycling. The firm has worked with the world’s largest and most innovative automotive and battery manufacturing companies to retrofit facilities for EV production, design and construct greenfield EV plants, and support the battery manufacturing process at every point in the supply chain. Learn more at

About SSOE Group

As an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, SSOE is known for delivering unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. They have been named a “Great Workplace” (Great Place to Work®) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (BD+C).

Over the company’s 75-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to high-tech and general manufacturing clients in the semiconductor, automotive, battery, food, chemical, and glass industries. SSOE also provides forward-thinking design across healthcare and general building sectors such as corporate workplace, education, and judicial—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

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