Anthony Donato Hired as Boston Regional Office Manager

June 6, 2019 Anthony Donato

Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is pleased to announce that Anthony Donato, P.E., LEED AP recently joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager and Regional Office Manager of the combined Hancock/H.W. Moore Boston office. He is responsible for business development, financial management, staff oversight and project management for both the Hancock and H.W. Moore entities.

Anthony has over 25 years of experience with a long history of permitting in retail and residential developments throughout New England. Prior to joining Hancock Associates, he was a project manager and civil engineer at several well-respected engineering firms in Massachusetts.

Anthony has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, a licensed Soil Evaluator and LEED AP certified.

Anthony lives in Winchester, Massachusetts with his wife and two children.

“I enjoy being a Project Manager because it’s very gratifying to see a project completed and operational after months of due diligence, design, permitting and construction administration,” said Anthony. “In my new position at Hancock, I’m able to share my project management expertise with the staff at H.W. Moore and help grow Hancock’s presence in Boston and points south. It’s an exciting opportunity.”

“Anthony is a talented and seasoned professional. Our clients and employees will both benefit from his wealth of knowledge and leadership skills,” said President Wayne C. Jalbert. “We’re thrilled to have him join the Hancock management team.”

Hancock Associates Staff Serving On MALSCE Board

June 4, 2019 Dan Bremser, Jason Ellis and Wayne Jalbert

Hancock Associates is proud to announce that three of Hancock’s staff are serving on governing bodies of the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (MALSCE) this year.  Dan Bremser is Vice President of the Executive Board, Jason A. Ellis is Secretary of the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter and Wayne C. Jalbert is Treasurer of the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter.

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Hancock Associates Moves Noonan & McDowell Division to Chelmsford

May 28, 2019

Danvers, MA, May 28, 2019 — Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is pleased to announce its Noonan & McDowell division has moved to Hancock Associates’ Chelmsford location at 34 Chelmsford Street.

In 2018, Hancock Associates acquired Noonan & McDowell, a well-respected land surveying and civil engineering firm based in Billerica, to better serve clients with additional staff and services such as Constant Head Infiltration and Hydrant Flow Testing. By moving the office to Hancock’s Chelmsford location, clients will benefit from efficiencies available with the increased staffing including licensed Professional Surveyors and Engineers as well as technical and field staff.

“John Noonan, P.E., P.L.S., manager of the Noonan & McDowell division, and I felt that the large office in Chelmsford would be a great hub for both clients and employees,” said Hancock Associates’ President Wayne C. Jalbert. “They both can take advantage of the combined resources, office amenities and its accessibility to Routes 495 and 3. It’s a move that just makes sense.”

Kristan Farr Joins Firm as Project Wetland Scientist

April 29, 2019 Kristan Farr

Hancock Associates, a leading local provider of land surveying, civil engineering and wetland science services, is pleased to announce that Kristan Farr has joined the firm as a Project Wetland Scientist. Kristan is based out of Hancock’s Danvers office and assisting in the preparation of applications for wetland permitting as well as research and wetland delineations in the field.

Prior to joining Hancock Associates, Kristan served as a Planning/Conservation Agent for the town of Danvers, an Energy and Environmental Planner for the Northern Middlesex Council of Governments and Geographic Specialist for the United States Census Bureau.

Kristan has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geography from Bridgewater State College. She has a Wetland Science and Regulations Certificate and a Wetland and Open Space Law Advanced Certificate from the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions as well as a US ACOE Wetland Delineator Certification in Wetland Science from the Institute for Wetland and Environmental Education and Research. Kristan also completed the MassDOT/Federal Highway Administration’s Baystate Roads Program as a Roads Scholar.

Kristan lives in Beverly, Massachusetts.

“I really enjoy being a wetland scientist. I get to apply my knowledge during the day and go home at night knowing I have accomplished something important to help our clients and environment,” said Kristan. “I joined Hancock Associates because of their great business reputation and because the people are incredibly friendly, knowledgeable and professional.”

“Kristan is a great asset to Hancock Associates’ Wetland Science department,” said President Wayne C. Jalbert. “Her skills and local knowledge are invaluable, and her work ethic is superior. We’re thrilled to have her join our team.”


Deb Colbert Featured in NEREJ’s 2019 Women in Construction Spotlight

April 15, 2019 Deb Colbert

Deb Colbert, P.E, one of Hancock Associates’ Senior Project Managers, was recently featured in New England Real Estate Journal’s 2019 Women in Construction Spotlight.

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