Westfield, Massachusetts – June 23, 2016 – Business West recently recognized Darleen Buttrick, a Project Manager and Associate at Tighe & Bond, as a 2016 “40 Under Forty” leader. The award ceremony and gala for the “40 Under Forty” winners took place on June 16 during a sold out event at the Log Cabin in Holyoke.
Buttrick was one of 40 winners, selected from a highly competitive applicant pool of more than 130 nominees, to become one of the newest members of the Business West “40 under Forty” club. The award recognizes exceptional leadership both on the job and within the community.
Buttrick, who joined Tighe & Bond’s Westfield office in 2005, has 11 years of professional engineering experience as a water treatment engineer. During this time, she has managed numerous water related projects for some of Tighe & Bond’s largest water utility clients. For example, she was the project manager for the recently completed $3 million ultraviolet disinfection facility for the Holyoke Water Works. An expert in the development of capital improvement plans for water facilities, she specializes in water treatment facility upgrades and renovations. She also is Tighe & Bond’s technical specialist for water treatment plant design in the Water Practice Group.
A licensed engineer in Massachusetts and Connecticut, Buttrick holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Bucknell University, and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a member of the American Water Works Association, the New England Water Works Association/Connecticut Section, and the Western Massachusetts Water Works Association. She presents frequently at professional conferences, including presentations this year for the American Water Works Association Connecticut Section, the New England Water Works Association, and the Boston Society of Civil Engineers.
As a resident of Easthampton, Buttrick serves on the Aquifer Protection Committee. In addition, she launched and co-leads a Girl Scout troop in that city. She also is the Chair of the Board of Faith Formation at Edwards Church in Northampton, where she also serves as a church school teacher.
Tighe & Bond
Founded in 1911, Tighe & Bond is one of the most experienced engineering and environmental consulting firms in New England. It has offices in Pocasset, Westfield, Westwood, and Worcester, Massachusetts; Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Tighe & Bond also recently opened an office in Red Hook, New York.
With a team of more than 280 employees, Tighe & Bond provides engineering and environmental services for clients in government, industry, healthcare, education, real estate, energy, and water/wastewater markets.
Engineering News Record annually ranks Tighe & Bond among the top design and environmental engineering firms nationally. ZweigWhite also has recognized Tighe & Bond several times as one of the best engineering firms to work for in the nation.