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Kevin McCarthy Joins Tighe & Bond’s Middletown Office

Posted August 24, 2016 by

Westfield, Massachusetts – August 24, 2016 – Tighe & Bond recently hired Project Manager Kevin McCarthy to support the increasing remediation needs of its clients throughout Connecticut. He joins the firm’s growing environmental services team in Middletown, with the goal of more completely serving that region.

With more than 12 years of providing environmental services to Connecticut and New York clients, McCarthy specializes in hazardous building materials. This includes inspections, as well as the development of abatement and remediation plans. He has extensive experience with hazardous building materials regulations, and requirements associated with renovation and demolition projects. He holds a Connecticut Department of Public Health license as an Asbestos Inspector/Management Planner, Project Designer, and Project Monitor. He also is a licensed Lead Inspector.

During his career, McCarthy has successfully managed dozens of hazardous building materials abatement projects for public and private clients ranging from school renovation projects to industrial demolition projects. Currently, he is Tighe & Bond’s project manager for the abatement and demolition of a 50,000 square foot former school in Stratford, Connecticut. He also is the project manager for a hazardous building materials inspection relevant to the renovation of 20,000 square foot industrial building in Hartford.

A resident of Orange, Connecticut, McCarthy earned his Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health from the University of New Haven. He also has a Bachelor of Science in Earth Science from Southern Connecticut State University.

Tighe & Bond
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. Zweig Group also has recognized Tighe & Bond several times as one of the best engineering firms to work for in the nation.

For more information, please contact Vice President of Marketing, Mary Beth Morris, P.E. at 413-572-3247, or email at MBMorris@tighebond.com. | www.tighebond.com


John F. Shea, Esquire and Thomas A. Mackie, Esquire Receive Accolades

Posted August 16, 2016 by

August 16, 2016  –  John F. Shea and Thomas A. Mackie of Mackie Shea, PC have been selected by their peers as Best Lawyers for Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation. They are included in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Mackie Shea, PC concentrates in environmental, land use and renewable energy law, and related litigation.

Noreen P. Ruggiero | 617-266-5700


SAK Environmental Joins Construction & Real Estate Groups

Posted August 16, 2016 by

SAK Environmental recently joined the Association of General Contractors (AGC) and Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP). Stephen Sakakeeny, Principal at SAK, is an active member of the Programs Committee at AGC. At NAIOP, they will be participating in environmental affairs and waste site cleanup committees. “Joining these organizations is just another way to help our clients ” says Sakakeeny. “We do significant environmental work in construction and real estate, and being actively involved in these groups helps us know our client’s needs better.”

About SAK Environmental LLC
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. (www.sakenvironmental.com)


Juan M. Pestana, Sc.D., P.E. joins Geosyntec Consultants. Inc. as a Senior Principal

Posted August 9, 2016 by

Geosyntec Consultants. Inc. (Acton, Mass.) is pleased to announce that Juan M. Pestana, Sc.D., P.E. has joined the firm in their Geotechnical Engineering Practice. Juan taught as a Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley for more than 20 years and is known for his research in the areas of computational geomechanics and geotechnical earthquake engineering. He will be participating in existing projects and pursuing new projects requiring advanced numerical modelling and extensive knowledge of soil behavior. His background extends beyond traditional geotechnical engineering and includes participating in multidisciplinary teams to solve complex problems for projects in the U.S. and worldwide.

About Geosyntec Consultants

Geosyntec is a specialized consulting and engineering firm that works with private and public sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. We deliver solutions through Geosyntec and several wholly-owned divisions with a combined staff exceeding 1,200 personnel from more than 80 offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and Malaysia. For more information, visit www.geosyntec.com.

For more information contact:
Chuck Raymond, Marketing Manager, (978) 206-5783, craymond@geosyntec.com