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William Dawson Joins Tighe & Bond’s Portsmouth Team

Posted December 30, 2014 by

Westfield, Massachusetts – December 30, 2014 – William Dawson joined Tighe & Bond this month as a Senior Project Manager working out of the firm’s Portsmouth, New Hampshire office.

A civil engineer, Dawson brings 32 years of experience in water and wastewater system improvements and construction administration services to Tighe & Bond clients. During this time, he has served a wide range of New England municipalities and water suppliers. His expertise includes the study, design, permitting, construction administration and start-up of building and infrastructure facilities for numerous water distribution, wastewater collection and treatment systems. Over his career, Dawson has been involved with the design and construction of more than 20 municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities.

“Bill is a welcome addition to our expanding full service Portsmouth office, which has seen substantial growth over the past four years,” says David Pinsky, President and CEO of Tighe & Bond. “Bill’s professional credentials, and substantial knowledge of the region’s water resources, infrastructure, and facilities strengthens our ability to provide unparalleled service to our clients. His experience will help us with our growth initiatives into Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.”

A resident of Cumberland, Maine, Dawson earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Maine at Orono. He is also a member of the Maine Water Utilities Association.

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 250 employees, Tighe & Bond provides engineering and environmental services for clients in government, industry, healthcare, education, real estate, energy, and water/wastewater markets.


National Grid Sponsors SAK Environmental in First of Its Kind Small Business Mentoring Program

Posted December 15, 2014 by

NORTH ANDOVER, MA – SAK Environmental was selected as one of six firms to participate
in a Roger Williams University professional development program designed to help small
businesses of diverse ownership to better position their firms to win contracts.

In a first of its kind program between National Grid and CVS Health Corp., each organization
sponsored three firms to participate in the university’s “CEO Master Series,” a customized
program through the Roger Williams University (RWU) Professional Education Center that
focuses on teaching supply-chain management professionals from a variety of businesses, the
small-business skills essential for success. National Grid selected SAK Environmental.

Stephen Sakakeeny, Principal at SAK, participated in the program on behalf of the firm and says “we are thrilled to have been chosen by National Grid for this landmark program which
complements our longstanding service to the utility market sector. We also appreciate National Grid’s and CVS Health’s leadership in the effort to diversify and strengthen their supply chain.”
For more information about SAK Environmental LLC, visit http://www.sakenvironmental.com.

About SAK Environmental LLC (www.sakenvironmental.com) SAK Environmental is a privately owned environmental consulting business founded in 2003 and based in North Andover, Massachusetts. We specialize in pollution assessment and remediation, sustainable development, environmental support during construction, and environmental permitting and compliance. Our approach is to deliver technically sound advice and practical solutions enabling our clients to proceed with their initiatives with confidence and peace of mind. We strive to promote sustainable development and environmentally compatible business practices to allow business, industry and communities to thrive.


Mike Feinblatt of ESS Group joins the leadership team of the Climate Change and Air Committee

Posted December 3, 2014 by

The EBC Climate Change and Air Committee is happy to announce that Mike Feinblatt will be joining their Leadership Team.

Mike Feinblatt, Practice Leader, Energy & Industrial Services
ESS Group, Inc.
100 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor, Waltham, MA 02451
781.419.7749 // mfeinblatt(at)essgroup(dot)com

Michael Feinblatt is Practice Leader of Energy & Industrial Services at ESS Group, Inc.. He has more than 20 years of experience related to energy and industrial facility licensing and compliance management, including air quality consulting, permitting, air emissions, and noise assessment projects.  Mr. Feinblatt has provided environmental consulting services at a variety of industrial facilities, including power plants and renewable energy facilities, resource recovery facilities, hazardous waste incinerators, and manufacturing facilities and mills.

Mr. Feinblatt routinely manages large projects that involve the preparation of comprehensive Environmental Impact Statements, as well as regulatory compliance plans for multiple media (air, water, hazardous materials, and solid waste). His particular expertise is in the area of air quality programs and regulations. He works with a variety of energy firms and industrial corporations to provide proactive strategic planning assistance in response to developing state and federal regulations.