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Marc Richards Rejoins Tighe & Bond, Inc. as VP of Environmental Services

Posted February 4, 2014 by

Seasoned Environmental Engineer & LSP Brings 20 Years of Experience to the Helm

Marc Richards, P.E., LSP rejoined Tighe & Bond, Inc. this month as the growing firm’s newly appointed Vice President of Environmental Services.  A Licensed Site Professional (LSP), he has more than 20 years of brownfields redevelopment, environmental assessment and cleanup, hazardous building materials abatement and demolition design, and construction management experience.  He offers both public and private sector clients tailored expertise and solutions for their most complex environmental challenges.

Besides LSP and Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) services, Richards’ expertise includes oversight of environmental permitting, as well as above and below ground site cleanup, throughout the Northeast.  In addition, he has overseen the assessment and cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) sites, is an industry expert on PCB issues located within building materials, and assessed and mitigated vapor intrusion issues.  His portfolio includes a wide variety of land development projects where he has successfully worked with stakeholders to advance improvements while protecting the environmental and its natural resources.

“Well known in the industry, Marc is a trusted resource who will serve Tighe & Bond’s clients with professionalism and environmental expertise that is second to none.  He is a welcome addition to Tighe & Bond’s leadership team,” says David Pinsky, President and CEO of Tighe & Bond.

Richards will work primarily out of Tighe & Bond’s Worcester, MA office but his involvement will be region-wide.
A resident of Westborough, Massachusetts, Richards  earned his master of science in environmental engineering from Tufts University, and his bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.  He is a licensed professional engineer in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  Marc is also active in many professional organizations including the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Licensed Site Professional Association (LSPA), Environmental Business Council (EBC), National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), and the National Demolition Association (NDA).

Tighe & Bond

Founded in 1911, Tighe & Bond is one of the most experienced engineering firms in New England, with offices in Pocasset, Westfield, and Worcester, Massachusetts; Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 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. With a team of more than 230 employees, Tighe & Bond provides engineering and environmental services for clients in government, industry, healthcare, education, real estate, energy, and water/wastewater markets.

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