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Davis Joins Terracon's Atlanta Office

OLATHE, Kan.— Stephanie Davis has joined Terracon’s Atlanta office as a client business development specialist. In her role, Davis is responsible for communicating Terracon’s technical capabilities and qualifications to present and potential clients in Georgia; searching for business opportunities for the firm; and developing and executing development and retention programs.

Davis has more than 19 years of experience in sales, business development and management. Thirteen of those years, she’s worked within the A/E/C industry. Davis has led business development efforts for geotechnical, construction materials testing and special inspections services. She has also developed successful strategies for project wins, team development and proposal generation.

Davis has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Auburn University in Auburn, Ala.

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 2,800 employees providing geotechnical, environmental, construction materials and facilities services from more than 130 offices in 39 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 39th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit www.terracon.com.

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Highly-Reputable Companies Change Names to Terracon

OLATHE, Kan. — ESA Energy Systems Associates, Inc., Nodarse & Associates, Inc., and NTL Engineering & Geoscience officially changed their names to Terracon Consultants, Inc. on January 1, 2013. Terracon is one of the nation’s largest employee-owned engineering consulting firms with headquarters in Olathe, Kan.

All three companies, who Terracon acquired since 2008, will now operate as Terracon.

“We are excited these three companies are part of Terracon,” said David Gaboury, P.E., president and CEO of Terracon. “They each bring unique talents and capabilities that provide added value to our employees and clients.”

ESA Energy Systems Associates, Inc.

ESA is based in Round Rock, Texas, and joined Terracon in May 2010. As Terracon, they will continue to offer energy management and mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) design services.

Since its establishment in 1982, ESA has provided professional services for more than 500 facilities nationwide. Most of the firm’s design projects have been the direct result of Investment Grade Energy Audits. ESA is also heavily involved in energy management consulting and commissioning for schools, hospitals, commercial and industrial clients.

James Brown, P.E., president of ESA, will continue to serve as regional manager for Terracon’s Houston and Round Rock offices.

Nodarse & Associates, Inc.

Nodarse, headquartered in Winter Park, Fla., joined Terracon in April 2011. As Terracon, they will continue to offer environmental, geotechnical, construction materials engineering and testing and threshold inspection services.

Established in 1991, Nodarse offers specialized engineering services throughout Florida serving thousands of public and private sector clients. Nodarse has completed numerous high-profile projects including The Amway Center in Orlando, Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Signature Place in Tampa, Miami Multimodal Center and I-10/I-95 Interchange in Jacksonville.

Leila Nodarse, P.E., served as president of Nodarse and will continue to serve as senior client development manager for the entire state of Florida.

NTL Engineering & Geoscience

Based in Great Falls, Mont., NTL joined Terracon in November 2008. As Terracon, they will continue to offer geotechnical, environmental and construction materials services.

Since its establishment in 1991, NTL offers professional engineering services throughout Montana and the Northwest U.S. NTL serves a number of public and private sector clients. Sector clients include agribusiness, commercial, government, industrial, power generation and transmission, medical and telecommunications.

Gary Quinn, P.E., who served as NTL’s president and senior geotechnical engineer, will continue to serve as office manager for Terracon’s Great Falls office.

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 2,800 employees providing geotechnical, environmental, construction materials and facilities services from more than 130 offices in 39 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 39th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit www.terracon.com.

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Goharioon Joins Terracon

Featured, Press Releases posted 01.10.2013.

OLATHE, Kan. — Alex Goharioon has joined Terracon as a senior vice president and senior principal. Goharioon will be the division manager for the Gulf Coast region along with Atlanta and will also serve national clients. He brings more than 28 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing services. Project experience includes sport facilities, transportation, airports, medical and health care facilities, high-rise office buildings, retail, correctional facilities, industrial and higher education.

He has a master’s degree in Technology and a bachelor of engineering technology in mechanical engineering technology and civil engineering technology from Georgia Southern University.

“We are delighted to have Alex join the Terracon senior management team,” said David Gaboury, P.E., president and CEO of Terracon. “His many years of proven leadership success and service to clients will be a great addition to the firm.”

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 2,800 employees providing geotechnical, environmental, construction materials and facilities services from more than 130 offices in 39 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 39th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit www.terracon.com.

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Terracon and Liesch - Environmental Consultants & Engineers Join Together to Expand and Enhance Service Offerings to Clients

Featured, Press Releases posted 01.10.2013.

OLATHE, Kan. — Terracon Consultants, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of The Liesch Companies – Environmental Consultants & Engineers, based in Minneapolis, Minn.

Founded in 1968, Liesch provides a full range of environmental services including industrial hygiene, industrial water and wastewater, air quality, acquisition due diligence, environmental compliance, environmental engineering, solid waste and Brownfield services. Client sectors include agribusiness, airports, alternative energy, commercial real estate, facilities, government, health care, industrial, infrastructure, legal, mining and waste. Liesch has additional offices in St. Paul and Phoenix.

“We are excited to be joining forces with Liesch to expand our environmental services to clients,” said David Gaboury, P.E., president and CEO of Terracon. “Their employees deliver expertise and service that is responsive and thorough with successful results. Their track record speaks for itself.”

Terracon is retaining Liesch’s 50 employees. Liesch will continue operating under the same name.

“Over the last 44 years, we have built our reputation on providing quality environmental engineering and consulting services,” said Brian Liesch, CEO and managing principal of Liesch. “As we extend the same quality services to a larger market, merging with Terracon will allow us to continue to meet the diverse needs of our clients.”

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 2,800 employees providing geotechnical, environmental, construction materials and facilities services from more than 130 offices in 39 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 39th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit www.terracon.com.

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Terracon Moves to #13 on Kansas City Business Journal's Top Engineering Firms List

Featured, Press Releases posted 03.30.2012.

Terracon has jumped to #13 from #18 on the Kansas City Business Journal’s Top Kansas City Engineering Firms list.

http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2012/03/16/top-of-the-list-kansas-city-area.html