March 20-22, 2024 | miami, fl

M&A and Business

Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, March 20
Concurrent Let’s Get Down to Business Workshops
Opening Reception
Thursday & Friday, March 21-22
Symposium Sessions & Networking
Mandarin Oriental Miami in Miami, FL 

Speakers & Panelists

Nick Belitz, CVA
Morrissey Goodale

Nick heads Morrissey Goodale’s Advisory business. He and his team have successfully …

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Gary Bowman
Founder & CEO
Bowman Consulting Group (ENR #87)

Gary Bowman is a licensed professional engineer with over 40 years of industry …

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Ed Buck
Inwood Consulting Engineers
an Ardurra Company (ENR #89)

In 2023, Inwood Consulting Engineers, a 75-person transportation and water engineering …

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Scott Cattran
Chairman and CEO
Woolpert (ENR #56)

Scott, the Chairman and CEO of Woolpert, is a seasoned leader with a remarkable track …

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George E. Christodoulo
Lawson & Weitzen, LLP

George E. Christodoulo is a corporate lawyer who has spent over forty years in private …

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Brian Curtin
CEO & Chairman of the Board
BRPH (ENR #279)

Brian Curtin is the Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO for BRPH Companies, Inc., …

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Brendon Cussio
Morrissey Goodale

Brendon specializes in M&A advisory and strategic business planning for engineering, …

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Jeff Echols
Senior Advisor and Head of Marketing
Shadow Partners

As a Senior Advisor and the Head of Marketing at Shadow Partners, Jeff Echols is on a …

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Karen Erger
Senior Vice President & Director of Practice Risk Management

In her role as Director of Practice Risk Management, Karen provides risk management …

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Jon Escobar, CM&AA
Morrissey Goodale

Jon leads Morrissey Goodale’s full-service buy-side practice. He and his team help …

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Ward Friszolowski, AIA
President, COO
Harvard Jolly | PBK

Ward has been with Harvard Jolly for over 32 years. He has been a member of the …

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Mark Goodale
Morrissey Goodale

Mark has served the AE industry for over 20 years in just about every management …

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Jennifer Gould
Executive Coach
IMEG (ENR #57)

Jennifer is an Executive Coach and the former General Manager of Bruce Brooks and …

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Dan Huntington, SE, PE, CE, LEED AP
Executive Vice President
M&A Synergy Team
IMEG (ENR #57)

Dan is a managing principal and IMEG Vice President overseeing the M&A Synergy Team with …

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Kouhaila (Ki) Hammer, CPA
President & CEO
Ghafari (ENR #137)

Throughout a celebrated career of 40 years, Kouhaila has never been satisfied with the …

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Gary McClure
Senior Consultant

Gary McClure is a senior consultant with Thrivence. Gary has more than 30 years …

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Megan Miller
Director of Product Marketing

Megan Miller, CPSM, is a director of product marketing for Deltek where she focuses on …

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Paul Osei
Morrissey Goodale

Paul is a management consultant with a demonstrated track record in mergers and …

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Daniel Powers
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
TRC Companies (ENR #16)

TRC is one of the most prolific industry acquirers, having made 18 acquisitions …

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David M. Sullivan, Jr., CPA
PKF O’Connor Davies

David leads PKF O’Connor Davies’ (formerly DGC) Architecture & Engineering practice …

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Kristi Tahmasiyan
Principal, Vice President, Director of Mergers & Acquisitions
Terracon (ENR #20)

Kristi Tahmasiyan is a Principal, Vice President, and the Director of Mergers & …

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Allie Tepper
Principal Advisor
Morrissey Goodale

Allie specializes in internal ownership transition, firm valuation, and incentive …

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Sarah Thornhill
Morrissey Goodale

Sarah is a Consultant with Morrissey Goodale who specializes in strategic planning, …

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Katharine Van Leer
Morrissey Goodale

Katharine is a skilled consultant who specializes in the architecture, engineering, …

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Tricia Washington
Vice President
Morrissey Goodale

Tricia Washington has over 25 years of experience as a market research & marketing …

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Nate Wentworth, CVA, CM&AA, FMVA
Senior Consultant
Morrissey Goodale

Nate is an experienced management consultant with a demonstrated track record in mergers …

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The reviews are in:

This symposium was a great overview of M&A trends in the AE world along with recent examples of transaction best practices.
Jim Canfield
President / CEO Withersravenel (ENR #323)
“The Morrissey Goodale team hit the mark – great content, great presenters, great venue!”
Jason Fralick
President, Herbert Rowland & Grubic, Inc. (ENR #371)
“Appreciate the symposium, well done and very informative; made new contacts as well.”
Dikran Kalaydjian
President, Land & Water Engineering Science, Inc. – St. Petersburg, FL
“The amount of AE M&A process, integration and financing experience at the symposium exceeded my expectations…followed by a tremendous amount of meaningful networking with various leaders in the AE world!”
Brock M. Storrusten
Chief Strategy Officer, Withers Ravenel (ENR #323)
“Very informative event with a great variety of panelists and subject matter to get the full scope of the M&A environment.”
Mel Thompson
“Really concise and practical advice on trends, as well as insight from both sides of the M&A coin. Extremely worthwhile for both new players and seasoned executives, a tricky sweet spot to find. Well done!”
Michael Farrell
Senior Vice President of Civil and Field Services, Ulteig Engineers, Inc. (ENR #123)
“The quality of content, attendees and symposium accommodations were really terrific. Morrissey Goodale only does it First Class!”
Scott Woerman
Vice President, Landau Associates, Inc. – Seattle, WA

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Your registration fee includes the business workshops and opening cocktail reception on March 20, the full day of events, materials and reception on March 21, and breakfast and half day sessions on March 22.

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