Natick, MA (June 20, 2023) – Sanderson Stewart, a 90-person firm with offices in Montana and Colorado, has merged with Bellecci, a 45-person company with offices in Concord and Pleasanton, California, to form a new holding company, Sanderson Bellecci, Inc.

The new partnership creates a multi-discipline firm providing infrastructure engineering, community planning, surveying and mapping, landscape architecture, and communications and visualization services to public and private clients and communities across the West. Each firm will continue to operate under their current brand names but will function as a single enterprise under the leadership of CEO Michael Sanderson and the firm’s current local owner/principals.

“Sanderson Stewart and Bellecci, together, are a powerful combination. We have the same values and vision for the future, but now we have more capacity and more experts to better serve our clients,” said Michael Sanderson, CEO. “This is an exciting next step in the evolution of our business that will provide tremendous opportunities for our team members to grow their careers,” he added.

Frank Bellecci agreed that this strategic move strengthens the entire organization, saying “I am so excited about this merger as our values, character and approach are so aligned. Together, we will be a stronger organization and be able to bring more resources and services to our clients and more opportunities for our team members.”

For more details about this transaction click here.

Morrissey Goodale, a specialized management consulting and research firm exclusively serving the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries, initiated the transaction and advised Sanderson Stewart.

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