American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon

New Member Spotlight


WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!

Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP (Dec 2016)
Welcome new affiliate member firm Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP (www.cosgravelaw.com). Firm rep is Andy Burns, Managing Partner, and Peter Willcox-Jones is the alternate firm rep. Prior to becoming Managing Partner, Andy was head of the firm’s construction practice group for 12 years. In addition to management duties he maintains an active practice providing advice and counsel to contractors, developers, architects, and engineers, and litigating construction defect disputes. He also has significant experience in defending personal injury, products liability, and premises liability litigation. 


Hood River Consulting Engineers, Inc. (Nov 2016)
Welcome new member firm Hood River Consulting Engineers (www.hoodriverengineers.com). The firm provides civil engineering, structural design and construction support services. They are an Emerging Small Business and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business. Firm rep is Adam Goddin, PE, PMP, LEED AP, President. Other key personnel include Conrad Chandler, EIT, Design Analyst; Jed Miller, CES, CESCL, Environmental Scientist; and Alisha Nightingale, Business Development Manager. 


Rieke Consulting Services, LLC (Nov 2016)
Welcome new member firm Rieke Consulting Services. The firm provides environmental consulting services, including identification, assessment, management and remediation of contaminated properties. Firm rep is Ross Rieke, PE. 


Cascade Earth Sciences, Ltd (Nov 2016)
Welcome new member firm Cascade Earth Sciences (www.cascade-earth.com). The firm provides water management solutions for food processors, energy, mining and timber industries, municipal water districts, wastewater treatment plants, power companies, soil conservation and irrigation districts, and farms and ranches around the globe. Services include design-build, water quality protection services for the mining industry, abandoned mine lands investigation and restoration, wastewater treatment and land application, solid waste landfill, environmental due diligence and remediation, water resources, and permitting and compliance. Firm rep is Abe Izen, Director of Operations. Other key personnel include Ryan Tobias, Senior Biologist; Bernard Kronschnabel, Senior Engineer; Jessica Penetar, Project Engineer; and Greg Thurman, Principal Engineer. 


Jackola Engineering & Architecture, PC (Oct 2016)
Welcome new member firm Jackola Engineering & Architecture (www.jackola.com). The firm is a local, integrated design firm which provides architecture, engineering, interior design and surveying services all under one roof. The firm has 47 years of experience in diverse project areas in the Pacific Northwest bringing a wealth of knowledge to your project. Firm rep is Shane Jackola, President. Other key personnel include Aaron Wozniak, Columbia River Office Manager; Logan Ellingson, Mechanical Designer, and Jordan Jackola, EI, Mechanical Engineer. 


ICF (Oct 2016) 
Welcome new affiliate member firm ICF (www.icf.com). ICF's fields of service include environmental permitting, NEPA, wetlands, cultural resources, mitigation solutions, fish and wildlife, ESA, noise assessment, air quality, habitat restoration, and hydraulic analysis. Firm rep is Marc Auten, Project Manager. 


Aligned Engineering LLC (Sept 2016)
Welcome new member firm Aligned Engineering LLC. The firm provides engineering drafting and design support to public and private agencies/entities. Firm representative is Rose Emergo, Owner. Other key personnel is Robert Rippee, PE, Owner. 


Aspect Consulting LLC (July 2016)
Welcome new member firm Aspect Consulting LLC (www.AspectConsulting.com). The firm provides consulting and engineering services related to water resources, environmental, geotechnical, GIS and mapping. Firm rep is Mark Swank, CEG, LEG, Senior Project Manager. Other key personnel include Pete Stroud, RG, CEG, Senior Associate Engineering Geologist; and Andrew Holmson, P.E., Senior Geotechnical Engineer. 


Century West Engineering Corporation (June 2016)
Welcome new member firm Century West Engineering Corporation (www.CenturyWest.com). Century West Engineering provides civil consulting services in the public sector for municipal and aviation clients. In the municipal sector the firm specializes in roadway design, pedestrian safety enhancements, storm and sanitary sewer collection, water distribution, wastewater treatment, master planning, and construction management. In the aviation sector the firm specializes in airport planning, design for both general aviation and commercial airports, and construction management. Century West provides services throughout the Northwest including Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Firm rep is Matt MacRostie, PE, Vice President. Other key personnel include Rawley Voorhies, PE, Senior Project Manager; Jim Pex, PE, Senior Project Manager; Mike Bull, PE, Project Manager; and John Wren, PE, Staff Engineer. 


Northwest Bank (June 2016)
Welcome new affiliate member firm Northwest Bank (www.northwest-bank.com). Northwest Bank invests in getting to know you and your business, and then creates financing and deposit solutions to meet your specific and strategic needs. Decisions are made locally and quickly by experienced bankers who understand the market and stay with  you every step of the way. Firm rep is Judith Hutchison, Vice President. 


Newforma (May 2016)
Welcome new affiliate member firm Newforma (www.newforma.com). Newforma is a software solutions provider to AECO (architects, engineers, contractors, owners). Newforma’s intuitive project information management (PIM) technology promotes collaboration between individuals, project teams and across the enterprise in the AECO industry. By building a more connected project environment, Newforma optimizes the processes by which critical information is captured, shared and managed, and delivers a more intelligent and profoundly productive experience for architects, designers, builders, owners, and the full construction team. Newforma software has been the foundation of a more collaborative project environment — in the office, at the construction site, and on-the-go — for more than 1.8 million design and construction projects worldwide. Firm representative is Doug Reichard, Sr. Enterprise Sales Representative. 


Cascadia Associates LLC (May 2016)
Welcome new member firm Cascadia Associates LLC (www.CascadiaAssociates.com). Cascadia is a full service environmental consulting firm specializing in environmental assessment, remediation, and legal support. They assist public and private entities to understand environmental conditions at real property and to manage hazardous substance impacts to soil, sediment, groundwater and air. Professional services provided include: environmental due diligence, contamination investigation and cleanup, sediment characterization and remediation, brownfields redevelopment, legal services, and environmental compliance. The firm is an ESB (Emerging Small Business). Kurt Harrington, PE, is a Partner/Owner. Other key personnel include Chris Breemer, RG, Partner/Owner and Kirsten White, PE, Project Manager.


VALAR Consulting Engineering (March 2016) 
Welcome new member firm VALAR Consulting Engineering (www.valarengineering.com). The firm provides structural consulting engineering services including planning and development, construction management, engineering design, inspection services, and commercial and residential development. Norm Faris, PE, SE, Owner/Principal, is the firm representative. 


Emerio Design (March 2016)
Welcome new member firm Emerio Design (www.emeriodesign.com). Emerio Design LLC is a full service land use planning, civil engineering and construction management firm. Neil Fernando, PE, Owner / Principal is the firm representative. Other key personnel include Mike Hohbach, PE, Sr. Project Engineer / Public Works Projects; Rafael Gaeta, PE, Civil Engineer; Eric Evans, PE, Engineering Manager; and Shawn Mitchell, Marketing Lead. 


Adapt Engineering (February 2016)
Welcome new member firm Adapt Engineering (www.adaptengr.com). The firm provides professional consulting engineering services, geotechnical engineering, development permitting, environmental and geological consulting, structural engineering and consulting. Timothy J. North, PE, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, is the firm representative. Other key personnel include K.V. Lew, P.Eng., President; Steven Losleben, Staff Engineer; Robert Nystrom, Environmental Scientist/Geologist; and Romulos Ragudos, Staff Geotechnical Engineer. 


Humber Design Group, Inc. (February 2016)
Welcome new member firm Humber Design Group (www.hdgpdx.com). 
HDG is a general civil engineering firm specializing in urban redevelopment and infill projects, and private site development work of all types. David Humber, PE, President, is the firm representative. 


Standridge Design, Inc. (February 2016)
Welcome new member firm Standridge Design (www.StandridgeInc.com). The firm is a is a Vancouver, Washington-based planning and civil engineering firm that provides a wide range of infrastructure services to both public and private sector clients in the Portland metro area and beyond. The firm is skilled and experienced in all areas of site and land development, including parks, road and utility design, public works, grading and stormwater engineering. The firm has planned and managed some of the largest projects in the area, including residential and mixed-use developments, multi-family housing and parks. Laura Standridge, PE, President, is the firm representative.


Tye Engineering & Surveying, Inc. (February 2016)
Welcome new member firm Tye Engineering & Surveying (www.tyeengineering.com). The firm is a small owner-operated civil engineering group located in Bend, Oregon. The firm provides a wide variety of civil engineering, land surveying, water rights and land use planning services. Scope of projects extend from surveys for private landowners to extensive community improvement projects for water and wastewater systems. Dirk Duryee, PE, PLS, CWRE, President, is the firm rep. 


Integral Consulting Inc (October 2015)
Welcome new member firm Integral Consulting (www.integral-corp.com). The firm provides science and engineering consulting services. Core services include: environmental investigation and forensics, toxicology and risk assessment, engineering and remediation, sediment science and management, ecological risk and natural resource damage assessment, water resources, environmental health and safety compliance, air quality, sustainability, and data visualization and management. Reid Carscadden, P.E., Principal, is the firm rep. Other key personnel include Andrew Halmstad, Engineer; Craig Heimbucher, Senior Engineer; Matt Hillyard, Senior Engineer; and Jane Sund, Senior Engineer. 


RDH Building Sciences (October 2015)
Welcome new member firm RDH Building Sciences (www.rdh.com). RDH has a passion for making buildings better. Whether it’s as part of a design team for new construction projects or working with a condominium owner group to plan for the renewal of building systems after 30 years of service, our focus is on helping clients make informed decisions that lead to durable and effective buildings. Founded in 1997, RDH is a privately owned company with almost all of our employees being shareholders. Employee ownership translates into a commitment to quality and service and helps us attract talented staff. Ariel Levy, M.S., P.E., Managing Principal and Senior Building Science Specialist is the firm rep. Other key personnel include Kathleen Smith, CT, Principal, Senior Project Technologist and Dave Young, P.E., Principal, Building Science Specialist. 


SRWalker & Associates, Inc. (October 2015)
Welcome new affiliate member firm SRWalker & Associates, Inc. (www.srwalker.com). SRWalker is a professional service consulting firm providing strategic planning, marketing and management consulting, training and coaching services. Since 2005 SRWA has supported more than 50 A/E/C clients, from a four-person specialty firm to ENR top 20 firms, and has supported marketing programs throughout the U.S., Canada, Australia and Asia. With over 30 years of professional engineering experience and construction management experience, the firm has proven effective in helping A/E firms develop as leaders in their marketplaces. Steve Walker, president, is the firm representative. 


Parkin Engineering (September 2015)
Welcome new member firm Parkin Engineering (www.johnwparkin.com). Since 1982, Parkin Engineering has provided structural engineering design services for a variety of structures (commercial, residential, public and industrial); bridge form travelers; and hydraulic structures. The firm works with owners, developers, architects, designers and contractors, and provides engineering calculations and designs to meet applicable standards and codes. Parkin has worked with permitting departments in dozens of jurisdictions in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere. Jason Kent, PE, Director of Civil & Structural Engineering, is the firm rep. Other key personnel include Jacob Christensen, PE, SE, Senior Structural Engineer; Jennifer Pearce, PE, Structural Engineer; Joshua Amundson, EIT, Structural Designer; and Francis Colls, Project Designer. 


DOWL (August 2015)
Welcome new member firm DOWL (www.dowl.com). DOWL is a multi-disciplined consulting firm owned by senior managers from within the company. The firm has provided civil engineering and related services for more than 50 years. DOWL maintains in- house expertise in environmental and land development, water/wastewater resources, transportation, civil engineering and geo-construction. Lynn Bruno, PLS, Practice Area Leader - Civil Engineering, is the firm rep. Other key personnel include Steve Hannas, PE, PLS, Senior Project Manager; Justin Mason, PE, CWRE, Northwest Transportation Engineering Leader; and Jim Albin, Civil Engineer. 


ICHTHYS Engineering, PLLC (Feb 2015) 
Welcome new member firm ICHTHYS Engineering (www.ichthys.pro). ICHTHYS, dba Investigative Engineers of Greater Portland Vancouver and Columbia River Gorge (I- Eng-A GPV&CRG), offers building defect and various cause and origin investigations and litigation support. The firm also provides investigation and design of HVAC, plumbing, and fire sprinkler systems – residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial. Close associate firm (Kent Engineering) does metallurgical engineering and crane inspection. More info: www.portland.ienga.net. Jeff O'Neal II, PE, is the firm rep and owner. 


Nemariam Engineers & Associates, LLC (Feb 2015) 
Welcome new member firm Nemariam Engineers & Associates (NE&A) (www.nemariam-engineers.com). NE&A is a full service transportation engineering consulting firm founded by Haregu Nemariam, PE. The firm focuses on traffic impact analysis, intersection improvements and street lighting/ITS design as well as innovative transportation safety solutions for all modes of transportation. NE&A is a DMWESB certified firm licensed to do business in the states of Oregon and Washington.


Fluent Engineering, Inc. (Jan 2015) 
Welcome new member firm Fluent Engineering (www.fluentengineering.com). Fluent Engineering is a MEP firm with a primary focus on electrical engineering design: lighting, commissioning, facilities, building systems. Fluent was established in 2008 and is owned by Matthew J. Cash, P.E., who is also the firm rep and president. Other key personnel include David Ebsen, Regional Director; James Miller, EIT, Mechanical; Eric Reed, EIT, Electrical; and Karen Stevenson, Office Manager. 
 

Wolf Water Resources (Jan 2015) 
Welcome new member firm Wolf Water Resources (www.wolfwaterresources.com). A watershed science and engineering design firm, Wolf Water Resources seeks to provide cost effective services to benefit natural resource ecosystems and those that depend on them. Planning and design services are based on working with nature to restore ecosystem function and processes. Services include water resources engineering and planning, ecosystem restoration design, stormwater management, floodplain management watershed planning & analysis, hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, environmental permitting, project management, design build, and public involvement. Firm rep is Marjorie Wolfe, P.E., owner and president. 


NW Engineers LLC (Dec 2014) 
Welcome new member firm NW Engineers LLC (www.nw-eng.com). Located in Hillsboro, the firm provides civil engineering and land use planning for the public and private sectors. Gregory M. Thiel, P.E. is the firm rep and managing member. 


Inter Fluve, Inc. (Nov 2014)
Welcome new member firm Inter Fluve, Inc. (www.interfluve.com). Located in Hood River, the firm specializes in investigations, design, and restoration of aquatic ecosystems. Inter Fluve's interdisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, and technicians collaboratively work with clients to develop broadly-based solutions that balance human and environmental needs. Jonathon Kusa, P.E., is the firm rep and a principal. Other key personnel include Colin MacLaren, Caitlin Alcott, Gardner Johnston and Greg Koonce.


2G Associates, Inc. (Nov 2014)
Welcome new member firm 2G Associates, Inc. Located in Vancouver, the firm provides civil engineering services for public and private sector clients including; site evaluation/feasibility studies, land development design, park design, water system design and analysis, storm water management, permitting, project management, transportation system design, sanitary sewer system design, cost estimating, construction management, Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL). Fred Garmire, P.E. is the firm rep and principal/principal engineer.  


RH2 Engineering, Inc. (Nov 2014) 
Welcome new member firm RH2 Engineering, Inc. (www.rh2.com). The firm is a multi-disciplinary, employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in Bothell, WA with offices throughout Washington and Oregon. Services provided include water and sanitary sewer planning and design, environmental permitting, geotechnical engineering, storm water design, and water quality monitoring. For more than 35 years, RH2 has been committed to producing innovative, cost-effective, environmentally sensitive, and consistent regulatory solutions for their clients. Rick Ballard, P.E., is the firm rep and director. Other key personnel include Kyle Pettibone, P.E.; Bob Willis, P.E.; and Jeff Ballard, P.E.
 

Chartwell Capital Solutions (July 2014) 
Welcome new affiliate member firm Chartwell Capital Solutions (www.chartwellcapitalsolutions.com). The financial advisory firm provides corporate finance, ownership consulting and valuation services to privately held businesses. Kathryn Daly is the firm rep and the Managing Director leading Chartwell's Portland office. Kathryn is a nationally recognized speaker on topics related to Employee Stock Ownership Plans for The ESOP Association as well as the National Center for Employee Ownership.


Saga Environmental and Engineering Inc. (June 2014) 
Welcome new member firm Saga Environmental and Engineering (www.saga-ee.com)! The firm is located in Tigard. Environmental is the primary discipline offered by the firm. Saga Environmental is a Certified Small Business, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Women's Business Enterprise (WBE). Paula Richardson, R.G., is the firm rep and principal hydrogeologist, and Brad Berggren, P.E. is key personnel. 


Singh & Associates, Inc. (June 2014)
Welcome new member firm Singh & Associates (www.singhinc.com)! The firm is located in Portland. Disciplines offered by the firm include: airports, civil-general, civil-structural, civil-transportation, construction management, electrical, hydrology, mechanical, planning and water/wastewater. Singh & Associates is an Emerging Small Business (ESB), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Women's Business Enterprise (WBE). Sadhu Singh Rikhiraj, P.E., is the president and firm rep. 


Dealey, Renton & Associates (April 2014)
Welcome new affiliate member firm, Dealey, Renton & Associates (www.DealeyRenton.com), insurance brokers. The firm has been providing professional liability insurance for design firms since 1950. Mike Olson is the firm rep and an account executive for architects and engineers. Mike has more than 9 years of experience with professional liability and risk management for design firms. He is a member of the ACEC National Risk Management Committee and is also a member of the ACEC Oregon Risk Management Committee. He is a frequent speaker on relevant industry topics.


SEFT Consulting Group (March 2014)
Welcome new member firm SEFT Consulting Group! (SEFT is an acronym for Structural, Earthquake, Forensic and Tsunami.) They are located in Beaverton. Disciplines offered by the firm include: civil-structural, electrical, fire/earthquake/hazards/safety, forensic, nuclear/petroleum/energy, planning and water/wastewater. SEFT Consulting is a certified ESB, MBE and DBE firm in Oregon. Kent Yu, PhD, S.E., P.E., is the firm rep and principal.




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