CIS Executes Spin-off from Corvias Group, LLC

Nov 1, 2023 | News

Ann Arbor, Michigan (November 2, 2023) – CIS, a national leader in environmental and climate resiliency infrastructure solutions developed as community-based partnerships, has announced that it recently spun-off from Corvias Group. As a stand-alone company, CIS will continue to capitalize on its first-mover status as a developer of transformative community-based partnerships that are centered around equity, innovation, and collaboration that lead to not only environmental and climate resiliency solutions but also local jobs, minority business mentoring, and overall health and well-being of communities where it works.

As part of its strategic transformation, CIS has expanded its board of directors and established a new senior management team that collectively provides broader expertise in infrastructure, finance, climate resilience, and environmental justice.

“Over the past several months, we have more than doubled the size of our team while making intentional investments to hire locally, resulting in new offices in Seattle, Ann Arbor, Chester, and Milwaukee, ” said Sanjiv Sinha, Ph.D., CEO and Board Member of CIS. “We believe the market is already responding favorably to our expanded offerings as we continue to experience significant growth with existing and new customers in the Mid-Atlantic, Great Lakes, Midwest, West, and Pacific Northwest markets.”

With the addition of professional advisory service offerings and expanded program management capabilities across the environmental, water, social, and climate-resiliency infrastructure sectors, CIS will be able to better serve existing customers, and capitalize on our expanded team’s reputation as industry thought leaders.

As a stand-alone company, with capital allocation and management attention fully focused on the growth and investment in existing and new geographic markets, CIS is well-positioned to meet growing needs for resilient infrastructure solutions that lead to local economic inclusion and broader social outcomes.

About CIS
CIS is a national leader in the development and implementation of public infrastructure solutions with a focus on improving the environmental, economic, and social condition of our nation’s infrastructure through solutions that drive local economic inclusion and equity, reduction of public risk, and increased community investment and buy-in. CIS also offers related advisory/research expertise and services on topics including One Water/nature-based solutions, climate resilience, disaster prevention, environmental equity/justice/finance, water affordability, and public trust.

About Corvias
As a privately-owned company headquartered in Warwick, RI, Corvias partners with the Department of Defense and higher education institutions nationwide to solve their housing, infrastructure, and energy resiliency challenges and to create long-term, sustainable value through our unique Solutions Through PartnershipsSM approach. Corvias pursues the kinds of partnerships that materially and sustainably improve the quality of life for the people who call our communities home. Corvias seeks to partner with organizations with aligned values and missions that are important to our nation’s success. To learn more, please visit:

Christine Nichols (Ann Arbor, Michigan)