Hancock Associates Positioned For Next Phase of Growth

March 9, 2017

Hancock Associates, a 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.”