Hancock Associates Announces Additions to Associates Management Team

April 28, 2017

Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is proud to announce that Jason A. Ellis, PLS, Gregory G. Gould, PLS and Brian G. Geaudreau  have been promoted to Associates at the firm. The promotions are part of a strategic plan to position the firm for the next phase of growth.

Jason A. Ellis is a Project Manager with 20 years of experience in the Survey Division at Hancock Associates. He has a broad knowledge of the technical, legal aspects of surveying projects and is responsible for coordination of utility, residential, commercial and municipal projects including client contact, briefing field crews, conducting research, calculations and the preparation of final plans and associated documents. He is also responsible for CAD operations and G.P.S. automation for the duration of various survey projects.  Jason has a BS in Geography and Regional Planning with a minor in Cartography from Westfield State College. He is a registered Professional Land Surveyor in Massachusetts and MBTA Contractor Safety Trained. He is a member of the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (MALSCE) and has placed in several plan contests run by MALSCE. He is based in the Danvers office and lives in Peabody, Massachusetts.

Gregory G. Gould, PLS is a Project Manager who has been with Hancock Associates for over 12 years. He has experience working on a wide range of surveying projects from both field and office perspectives including ANR and definitive subdivision plans, condominium, topographic, existing conditions, aerial photogrammetric control, GPS control, boundary surveys, construction layout, Massachusetts Land Court Surveys, ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys, Massachusetts Department of Transportation surveys, settlement and groundwater surveys, monitoring surveys, easements and lease plans and FEMA Elevation Certificates. He has a BA in Geography with a concentration in Mapping Sciences from Clark University and holds a certificate in Land Surveying from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Greg is a registered Professional Land Surveyor in Massachusetts and completed OSHA 10-hour Construction Safety and Health and Exxon Mobil Loss Prevention System training. He is a member of the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (MALSE). He is also a member of the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association (NHLSA) and recent winner of the 2016 NHLSA plan contest. Greg is based in the Chelmsford office and lives in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

Brian G. Geaudreau is a Project Manager at Hancock Associates in the Civil Engineering Division. During his six years at the firm, he has built a proven track record successfully guiding projects through all aspects of land development from conceptual design to permitting, construction through as-built certification. Prior to joining Hancock Associates, he was a Civil Technician at Meisner Brem Corporation. He has a BS in Civil Engineering Technology from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and is registered in Massachusetts as an Engineer in Training, Certified Soil Evaluator and Title 5 System Inspector.  He is based in the Chelmsford office and lives in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

“Jason, Greg and Brian have made significant contributions to Hancock Associates over the years by providing exceptional service to our clients and strong leadership within the firm,” said Hancock Associates’ President Wayne C. Jalbert. “They’ve also provided guidance to our CAD Committee and Young Professionals Group while strengthening and securing Hancock’s position as an industry leader. I’m excited to welcome them to the Associates management team.”

Photo (from L-R): Gregory G. Gould, Jason A. Ellis and Brian G. Geaudreau



Hancock Associates Positioned For Next Phase of Growth

March 9, 2017

Hancock Associates, leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is proud to announce that exciting changes have positioned the firm for its next phase of growth.

After 32 years as Principal, Owner and President of the firm, Donald I. Desmond, Jr. transitioned to General Manager and Wayne C. Jalbert ascended to President. The move was part of the firm’s succession planning process. Wayne, a University of Lowell graduate in Civil Engineering, is a professional land surveyor and has been with Hancock Associates over 30 years. He maintains a broad knowledge of the technical, legal and logistical aspects of managing all areas of surveying and engineering projects. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm, Wayne is responsible for overseeing the survey division, encompassing boundary, topographic and ALTA surveys as well as G.P.S. and construction layout services.

“I’m honored to succeed Don as the next President of Hancock Associates,” said Wayne C. Jalbert. “Under his leadership, the firm has become one of the most respected resources for surveying, engineering and environmental consulting in the region. I look forward to his ongoing contributions as General Manager as we continue to provide superior service to our clients.”

“Since Wayne’s first day at Hancock Associates, I’ve seen him grow from a young land surveyor to an extraordinary leader and strategist.” said Don. “He has been with Hancock Associates for over 30 years so the transition has been seamless. I have complete confidence that he will continue the firm’s tradition of excellence and look forward to working with him in his new role.”

Hancock Associates Launches New Website

November 30, 2016

Hancock Associates is pleased to announce the launch of their new website at Hancock Associates.com. The new design is more modern, visual, user-friendly and clearly communicates the firm’s services, highlights key case studies and showcases our distinctive capabilities. The new site was developed by Single Source Marketing, a full service marketing, branding and advertising agency in Danvers, MA.

Atlantic Tambone Submits Permit Application for Wenham Pines

September 2, 2016

Hancock Associates mentioned as development consultant in the New England Real Estate Journal story on new 55+ community of 25 condominium homes proposed for the 32.4-acre Lakeview Golf Club on Main Street in Wenham, MA.

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The Importance of Initial Survey in Determining the Success of Site Development

September 1, 2016

Column by Gregory Gould, project manager for Hancock Associates, featured in the August 26-September 1 issue of the New England Real Estate Journal.

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