It give us great pleasure to announce that Chad Sumner of SumCo Eco-Contracting will be joining the EBC Dam Management Committee Leadership Team. Chad has been involved with EBC for several years and looks forward to contributing his industry knowledge to the committee.
Chad Sumner, Principal
16 Front Street, Salem, MA 01970
978.744.1515 // email
Chad Sumner is a Founder and Principal at SumCo Eco-Contracting, a site / civil construction company focused on ecological and environmental improvement projects throughout New England. Since 1999, Chad has helped choreograph over 200 ecological construction projects, including dam rehabilitation and removal, river restoration, wetland and salt marsh restoration, dune nourishment, mechanical dredging, ecologically-sensitive site developments, native plantings, invasive species management and fish passage. In addition to their other projects, SumCo Eco-Contracting has removed 22 dams (with 5 more currently underway); constructed naturalized fish passages at 3 more; and completed 6 dam rehabilitation projects. Chad has a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology and Biology and a Masters in Conservation Biology.