“Growth is not the goal; it is the outcome of having great people who do a great job for our clients and then seize the opportunity to expand those successes and create even more opportunities!" - Henry Lucas, President
ECS is one of the largest and most rapidly growing engineering and consulting companies in the US. Our growth is a natural outcome of our commitment and dedication to the success of our clients and employees. As a culture of doers, we roll up our sleeves and use our skills to help solve problems. We hustle. This commitment allows ECS to grow in each market we serve. As ECS continues to grow organically and through strategic acquisitions, we will succeed together.
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ECS Announces New Cincinnati, Ohio Office Lead by Mark Carlson, PE, RPG
Chantilly, VA - Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Cincinnati, Ohio led by Mark Carlson, PE, RPG, who recently joined ECS as Chief Engineer of the Special Projects Group for ECS Midwest. With his leadership, the focus will be on large, technically challenging projects and the evolution of new service lines for ECS as we continue to grow and build a presence in this new market.
"We are excited to bring Mark onto the ECS Midwest team to head up our new Special Projects Group. Mark brings over 30 years of experience to bear on complex and challenging projects, with an emphasis on industrial and heavy civil projects," said Brett Gitskin, PE, President, ECS Midwest, LLC.
ECS Acquires GEM Engineering, Inc.
Chantilly, VA - ECS expands our footprint into Kentucky. We are excited to announce that GEM is joining the ECS family. “Louisville is the right place, with the right people, at the right time” says Steve Gosselin, PG, President, ECS Southeast, LLP. This increases our technical capability and allows us to further connect the dots for our clients and their projects throughout the region.
ECS Acquires River Valley Testing Corp.
Chantilly, VA - Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce the acquisition of River Valley Testing Corporation (RVT) (Neenah, WI), a full service geotechnical, construction materials testing and environmental engineering firm with offices located in Green Bay and Neenah, Wisconsin. The combined firms will increase ECS’s geographical footprint and engineering talent in the Midwestern region.
"We look forward to expanding our unparalleled service and commitment to our clients throughout the Midwest and providing opportunities for the RVT employees to grow within the region and with the rest of the ECS Group of Companies" says Brett Gitskin, P.E., President, ECS Midwest, LLC.
ECS Southwest Name Change Expands Company Footprint
Dallas, TX - Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) announced today that ECS Texas, LLP has been renamed ECS Southwest, LLP. The name change reflects the company's expanding footprint throughout not only Texas, but the Southwest.
ECS Southwest President, Mark Zortman says, “This growth allows us to continue to meet our clients evolving needs, reach new audiences and provide growth opportunities for our current employees. We are excited for the opportunities this change will create.”
ECS Southeast Name Change Provides Expanded Expertise
Charlotte, NC - Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) announced today that they are uniting their offices located in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee (formerly known as ECS Southeast, LLC, ECS Carolinas, LLP and ECS Central, LLP) and will now be known as ECS Southeast, LLP. The name change reflects the company's commitment to providing expanded expertise to its clients, as well as growth opportunities for its employees.
“We are stronger, providing better service and taking better care of our clients,” says Steve Gosselin, Subsidiary President. “We are sharing work and resources over a larger footprint. For the client, it is a better expertise. We are adding a lot of talent in the Southeast onto the existing Carolinas and Central team, which is already full of great engineers, scientists, business development and administrative staff.”
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ECS Opens in Birmingham, Alabama
Birmingham, AL - ECS Southeast, LLC is pleased to announce the opening of their newest office located at 133 W. Oxmoor Road, Suite 205, Birmingham, AL 35209. This is the first office in Alabama for the company. Mr. David Marsh, PE is the branch manager. He has 10 years of experience in engineering and project management, as well as local experience in the market. Mr. Marsh lived in Birmingham for six years and earned his Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering Management in 2008 from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. He moved back to the area in March from Asheville, NC, where he was a senior project engineer for the local ECS office.
“I love the city of Birmingham. It feels like home to me and my family," said Marsh. "I'm excited to be back home, to work with good friends, and to build a business here."
ECS Acquires Ellis & Associates of Jacksonville
Chantilly, VA - Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ellis & Associates, Inc. (E&A), which is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd. and a member of the ECS Group of Companies. E&A specializes in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing, Environmental Engineering, Construction Engineering and Inspection and Special Inspection Services.
“This is a tremendous opportunity for E&A to continue to expand geographically and for our associates to grow technically and professionally. In the vetting process of firms we wanted to be associated with, ECS was hands down the best cultural and professional fit. Like E&A, they’ve grown their business by understanding that your clients, both internally and externally, come first. We are very pleased to join forces with ECS,” said Greg A. Edmonds, PE, F.FES, President/CEO of E&A.