Southland names VP of energy services
Natasha Shah has been named VP of energy services at Southland Industries and will be focusing on the strategic implementation of energy services.
Southland Industries has named Natasha Shah as vice president of energy services. Shah has years of experience in federal energy and environmental development and ensuring solutions have met and exceeded client energy requirements.
As Southland prepares to expand its energy services capabilities, Ms. Shah will lead the company’s efforts by focusing on the strategic implementation of Southland’s energy services within core markets as well as national opportunities.
Shah has a Bachelor of Science in Biomechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University and has also achieved LEEP AP certification. She has been recognized with numerous awards throughout her previous positions with a national provider of energy and environmental solutions.
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