Lerch Bates acquired Pie Consulting & Engineering

International consulting services firm Lerch Bates (Englewood, CO) acquired Pie Consulting & Engineering (Arvada, CO), a firm specialized in building enclosure consulting and forensic engineering services. “The addition of Pie to our organization brings together a holistic set of consulting services to our Architect, Owner, Developer, Manager and Risk Management clients,” said Lerch Bates CEO and President Bart Stephan. “Pie’s […]

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Westwood Professional Services acquired Main Line Energy Consultants

Westwood Professional Services (Minnetonka, MN) (ENR #170) acquired Main Line Energy Consultants (Lansdale, PA). The acquisition brings the firms’ expertise and strength together to better serve power delivery and energy clients.  “We are truly excited to bring Main Line’s team on board,” says Aaron Tippie, PE, Westwood senior vice president, power division. “It’s been a relationship in the making for quite some […]

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Schacht Aslani Architects joined Mithun

Schacht Aslani Architects (Seattle, WA) joined integrated design firm Mithun (Seattle, WA) (ENR #333). “Growing the strength of our firm with such a talented team is a rare opportunity and we couldn’t be more excited about the partnership,” said Dave Goldberg, Mithun President. “Schacht Aslani and Mithun share values of modern, high-performing design and a strong collaborative process that we […]

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MEP Associates joined Salas O’Brien

MEP Associates (Eau Claire, WI) joined industry-leading facilities planning and design firm Salas O’Brien (Santa Ana, CA) (ENR #188). This is Salas O’Brien’s fourth merger of 2019.   “Joining the Salas O’Brien team brings so many benefits for our team and clients,” said Jeff Urlaub, MEP’s CEO. “As our leadership team considered the future, we were looking for growth—but […]

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EFI Global acquired Destek Engineering

Multidisciplinary engineering, forensic investigation, and environmental consulting firm EFI Global (Tampa, FL) acquired Destek Engineering (Atlanta, GA), a regional provider of forensic engineering and investigation services to the property and casualty industries and telecommunications sector. “Together, our two strong companies will offer greater resources in more places to a broader clientele,” said Ahmet Colakoglu, president of Destek. “We are beyond excited […]

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Aztech Environmental Technologies joined LaBella

Aztech Environmental Technologies joined LaBella

Aztech Environmental Technologies (Ballston Spa, NY) joined LaBella (Rochester, NY). Morrissey Goodale initiated the transaction and advised Aztech Environmental Technologies. “Part of our growth strategy has been to identify gaps in our services expertise and find the right partners to help fill them,” said Rob Pepe, Chief Financial Officer, LaBella Associates. ”The Aztech team’s environmental […]

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EN Engineering acquired QC Data

Leading utility services firm EN Engineering (Warrenville, IL) (ENR #74) acquired QC Data (Greenwood Village, CO), an intelligent infrastructure services firm with more than 200 employees across the United States.  “We view the addition of QC Data as an ideal partnership as we continue to seek ways to expand our utility and telecom services,” stated EN Engineering Chief Executive […]

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HR Dive Poll: Managers struggle to balance people management with other duties

HR Dive Poll: Managers struggle to balance people management with other duties

HR Dive reports on a new survey conducted by SoapBox, which finds that managers’ top challenge is juggling team management with other responsibilities. Other challenges include hitting long term goals, obtaining team collaboration, and retaining employees, all of which were ranked significantly lower than juggling team management responsibilities with other obligations. “Managers are the single […]

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TRC Companies acquired Environmental Partners, Inc.

In its second deal in as many weeks, industry leader TRC Companies (Lowell, MA)(ENR #20) acquired Environmental Partners, Inc. (EPI) (Issaquah, WA). “TRC is excited to add another team of experts to our Engineering, Construction and Remediation group,” says Stacy Sabol, TRC’s VP and National Practice Leader of ECR West. “EPI has an excellent reputation for quality service and […]

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