Providence Promotes Dan Confer Providence Engineering is pleased to announce Dan Confer has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development. In his new role, Dan will be responsible, in concert with leadership and the strategic vision of the firm, to oversee the business development and marketing activities of the company. “Dan impressed us as soon as he started working at Providence and has grown into a trusted leader, insightful manager, and proven sales and business executive. His skill and experience are perfectly suited to lead Providence’s expanding business development and marketing teams,” said David Bernhardt, President and CEO of Providence Engineering. Confer joined Providence in 2019 as a business development manager, where he was responsible for developing new business throughout South-Central Pennsylvania and Maryland. These efforts have strengthened Providence’s position as a leading provider of structural and MEP design for the building industry. Confer brings over 13 years of business development experience across the architectural, engineering and construction industries. He has recently been appointed to the Society for Marketing Professional Services Central Pennsylvania Chapter board of directors as a Director At Large. He is also active in many professional organizations in the A/E/C community, as well as several fraternal and community-service organizations. Confer holds a Master of Science in organizational development and leadership from Shippensburg University and a Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College.