Pare Corporation’s Ken DeCosta Receives Humanitarian Award

Kenneth DeCosta

Lincoln, RI – Pare Corporation announced that Senior Vice President Kenneth DeCosta, P.E. was awarded the 2023 Humanitarian Award by the Providence Engineering Society.

DeCosta is a registered professional engineer with over 40 years of experience in the planning, design, and construction administration of a wide range of infrastructure projects.

He is a past president of the RI Consulting Engineers and was instrumental in its conversion to ACEC-RI, where he has served as national director since 2016, according to Pare Corporation representatives. He has also contributed his time and effort to Boys Town New England. His involvement with Boys Town spans over 25 years, with eight years on the board of directors, including two as chair.

DeCosta says he has valued the importance of philanthropy and being involved in his community throughout his 30-year career at Pare Corporation. He held a leadership role at Pare Corporation for 28 years, including serving as the company’s COO until he stepped back from full-time duties at the end of 2021.