Westfield, Massachusetts – June 25, 2015 – Following the firm’s annual stockholder’s meeting, Tighe & Bond announced the promotion of three of its veteran managers to vice president: Christopher Bone, P.E., Antonio da Cruz, P.E., and John McClellan, PhD, P.E.
Vice President Christopher Bone, P.E., who has 22 years of engineering experience and works out of Tighe & Bond’s Westfield, Mass. office, joined the firm in 1999. Over the years, he has served as an environmental engineer and project manager for numerous high profile wastewater and water resources projects. He has overseen the design of numerous new treatment plants, and also has a history of finding innovative and cost effective solutions for challenging upgrades at existing facilities. Currently, he serves as project manager on a design-build team for a $130 million sludge dryer facility for the City of Detroit, Mich., which will be the largest facility in North America of its kind once constructed.
A resident of Westfield, Bone holds a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and a master of science in environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is a member of the American Water Works Association, New England Water Works Association, and Water Environment Federation.
Vice President Antonio da Cruz, P.E, who has 22 years of engineering experience and works out of Tighe & Bond’s Worcester, Mass. office, joined the firm in 1993. Over the years, he has served as a civil engineer and project manager who specializes in wastewater, water resources, solid waste management, and site/civil projects. He has hands-on experience with a wide array of project roles including planning, design and construction administration. He designs and manages numerous high profile infrastructure projects for the City of Worcester and the Town of Palmer.
da Cruz holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A resident of Ludlow, Mass., he formerly served as a member of Ludlow’s Board of Public Works. He is also a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Water Environment Federation, and the New England Water Environment Association.
Vice President John McClellan, PH.D, P.E. who has 20 years of engineering experience and works out of Tighe & Bond’s Westfield, Mass. office, joined the firm in 2000. He specializes in water supply and treatment, water distribution systems, water treatment plant upgrades, and environmental modeling. McClellan has performed system-wide water quality modeling studies and water treatment process evaluation studies for major communities and water suppliers throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire. He also has managed design and construction phase services for numerous water supply and treatment projects to improve water quality and overall system improvement.
McClellan holds a bachelor of science in civil engineering, a master of science in environmental engineering, and a doctor of philosophy in civil engineering – all from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a resident of Hatfield, and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the American Water Works Association.
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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.
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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.