Pete F. Taylor serves as the Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management (DPM) for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District. As DPM, he is responsible for programmatic oversight of the planning, design, and construction of Military, Civil Works, and Interagency and International Services for the District. The Mobile District’s $1B+ annual program supports fifteen major military installations and numerous water resources programs in five southeastern states and twelve countries in Central and South America.
Prior to assuming his current role, Mr. Taylor served as the Mobile District Chief of Staff, where he oversaw all District activities associated with the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa and Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river basins to include system operations, interagency coordination, and updating of water control manuals.
Mr. Taylor retired from the Department of Army in 2007 holding the rank of Colonel (O-6) after more than 25 years of service, including command of the USACE Nashville and Mobile Districts. His other USACE assignments included tours of duty as a Project and Resident Engineer in the Baltimore District and as the Executive Officer to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) at Headquarters USACE in Washington, DC. His troop assignments included tours of duty with the 82d Airborne Division, the 1st Infantry Division, and the 25th Infantry Division.
Mr. Taylor is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, and holds master’s degrees in civil engineering from the University of Maryland, and in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.