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“The Scope” TFMoran’s Spring Newsletter has Sprung!

Our Spring 2021 newsletter is packed full of exciting company news and incredible projects to read about.  Check out the digital version, which is now available “The Scope” Spring 2021.

The printed copy of “The Scope” will be coming to your mailbox this week! Thanks to Frank and the staff at Papergraphics of Merrimack for the excellent printing job and mailing services.

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Wishing you a Happy Spring from TFMoran!

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TFMoran Honors Our First Class Survey Team during National Surveyors Week 2021

This week (March 21-27) TFMoran is celebrating National Land Surveyors Week!

All engineering work is ultimately based on accurate survey. Whether it takes place outdoors or indoors; it all begins with survey – a solid understanding of existing conditions – and ends with survey – making sure the work is put in the right place. That is why we at TFMoran are proud to recognize National Surveyors Week. Our history of combining the best in survey with the best in engineering stretches back over 50 years. Join us this week as we honor our first class survey team:

Licensed Land Surveyors: Corey Colwell, LLS – Michael Hammer, LLS, PLS – Brenda Kolbow, LLS, PLS – Hans Mertsch, LLS, PLS – Tom Berube, LLS, PLS – Stephen Bibeau, LLS – Philip Trombley, PLS – Mo Vander Pol, III, SIT

Field Technicians & Crew:  Mike Burt; Tom Wood; Rich Ward; Aaron Lamond; Todd Emerson; Marty Gavin; Giuseppe Granara; and Jonathan Devine, EIT

We appreciate all that they do!

Our surveyors are a crucial part of the TFMoran Team, providing clients and engineers with the precise measurements they need for a successful project. We recognize the dedication and outstanding work of our Survey Department Managers:  Mike Hammer, LLS, PLS  and  Brenda Kolbow, LLS, PLS.   Mike manages TFMoran’s Bedford Survey Department. He brings over 30 years of survey experience to the team and is licensed in the states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Brenda manages TFMoran’s Seacoast Division Survey Department. She has nearly 20 years of survey experience and is licensed in the states of New Hampshire, Maine, and North Carolina.

Many of our surveyors are members of the New Hampshire Land Surveying Association and we are grateful to the association for their support.

The New Hampshire Union Leader is also recognizing Surveyors this week with a special edition! Check it out and keep an eye out for TFMoran!

 

 

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TFMoran is Celebrating Women in Construction Week

National Women In Construction Week is upon us! Put on by the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), ‘WIC’ week, March 7-13th celebrates Women in the industry including women builders, engineers, surveyors, project management, administration and leadership.

Just in time for this week of celebration, TFMoran’s own Hannah Giovannucci, PE, Civil Engineer and Project Manager in our Portsmouth office had a featured profile in High Profile’s Women in Construction special issue. Also in this issue- TFMoran’s team of Professional Women Engineers and Surveyors are recognized for their contribution to the Construction Industry.

Check out Hannah’s profile: HP Women in Construction March 2021-Hannah

In other WIC week news, TFMoran is sponsoring the Union Leader Women in Engineering Symposium to be held virtually on March 24th.

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TFMoran Sponsors 2021 Women in Engineering Symposium March 24th

On March 24, the Union Leader will be hosting a virtual Women in Engineering Symposium. During this event, panelists will discuss their own experiences and provide tips for other women to succeed in 2021. This is the second year TFM will be a corporate sponsor for this event. Panelists include Kristin Smith, Ph. D., MPH Research Associate Professor of Sociology at Dartmouth College; Nikki Delude Roy, PG Vice President of GeoInsight, Inc.; Laurie Perkins, PE Associate Vice President, of Wright-Pierce; and Heidi L. Caprood, PE Project Manager, of Sanborn Head & Associates, Inc..

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Augmented Reality Art Exhibition Sponsored by TFMoran

The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts has partnered with the League of NH Craftsmen to bring an augmented reality art exhibition to Manchester Regional Airport. Guests are invited to experience pieces from the League’s Permanent Collection created by local craftspeople in a virtual, socially-distanced setting. This exhibition is the first of its kind in the region and is on view from December through May 2021. TFMoran is proud to sponsor this unique experience.

TFMoran’s chief operating officer, Dylan Cruess, joined the Board of Directors for the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts in 2019. His goal as a new director is to promote the Arts Economy and work with the NHBCA board to expand access to the arts for everyone in New Hampshire. TFMoran has a long history of proudly supporting New Hampshire’s artists through sponsoring exhibitions and being involved in the communities where we live and work.

The Mission of NHBCA:

“The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts educates, motivates, and recognizes business support of and participation in the arts. The NHBCA advocates for the value of the arts in economic, social and community development, and the NHBCA facilitates people and projects that enhance engagement in the arts.

The New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts is a statewide membership organization that believes that the arts are powerful. We break down barriers between the business and arts communities to develop important relationships that more broadly define how art and businesses can support one another. Together we build vibrant, diverse, and prosperous cities and towns around the State.”

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Celebrating Engineers Week 2021

February 21-27 is National Engineers Week, and TFMoran is celebrating the hard work of our over 30 Civil, Structural, and Traffic Engineers! This week is promoted annually by DiscoverE, an ASCE partner, to promote the profession and celebrate engineers by showing the world the important work engineers contribute to our every day lives.

“This year’s theme – Imagining Tomorrow – celebrates all the ways engineers make the world a better place, like delivering solutions to combat climate change, securing cyberspace, developing vaccines and more.”

Thanks to all our Engineers and support staff who embody the core values of TFMoran: Engineering Excellence and Superior Client Service

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TFMoran promotes Eric Salovitch to Seacoast Division Survey PM

TFMoran promotes Eric Salovitch to Seacoast Division Survey PM

Eric Salovitch, LLS has been promoted to Survey Project Manager for TFMoran’s seacoast division, based in Portsmouth, NH. Mr. Salovitch joined TFMoran in 2019 as Survey Technician with many years of experience in boundary, topographic, municipal, and utility surveys. He is a Licensed Land Surveyor in the state of New Hampshire and a certified crew chief. Additionally, Mr. Salovitch is an FAA Part 107 Certified Pilot and is responsible for TFMoran’s drone surveying including aerial mapping, construction monitoring and volume calculations. His education includes studies at the Thompson School of Applied Science where he studied Civil Technology with a concentration in Surveying and Mapping. Mr. Salovitch is currently the Vice President of the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association. He is formerly Chair of the Young Surveyor’s Network, NH Society and helped develop the NH Young Surveyors. Mr. Salovitch has also been a guest sharing his experience on podcast episodes for “The Geoholics” and the National Society of Professional Surveyors “Surveyor Says!”.

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TFMoran promotes engineers Christopher Rice, Thomas Lamb and Kyle Roy to Principals

TFMoran is proud to announce the promotion of several senior-level employees, Christopher Rice, Thomas Lamb, and Kyle Roy, to Principals of the firm. Mr. Rice is in the civil engineering group; Mr. Lamb and Mr. Roy are in the structural group.

“We are pleased to welcome these exceptional individuals who embody the core values of TFMoran: engineering excellence and superior client service, into our ownership team,” said Robert Duval, president of TFMoran. “Effective engineering companies require leaders who are innovators and problem-solvers. These new Principals have all taken on leadership roles within the construction industry, and within community service organizations as well.”

Christopher Rice

 

Christopher Rice joined TFMoran’s Civil Engineering Department in 1999 and currently manages the Civil Division in TFM’s Portsmouth office.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology from UNH. His experience includes civil/site design and permitting of land development projects ranging from small subdivisions to some of the largest mixed-use developments in the state.  Mr. Rice lives in Hooksett with his wife and two sons.

Thomas Lamb, PE

 

Thomas Lamb, PE joined the company’s Structural Engineering Department in 2007.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from UNH. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states including New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. As a Senior Structural Engineer in the Bedford office, Mr. Lamb is responsible for design and analysis of a wide variety of residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal buildings throughout the Northeast. His experience includes new construction as well as preservation of historic masonry, steel, and timber structures. Mr. Lamb is the current president of Structural Engineers of New Hampshire. He lives in Bedford with his wife and two children.

Kyle Roy, PE

 

Kyle Roy, PE is a Senior Structural Engineer in TFMoran’s Bedford office. He joined the company in 2006.  He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. Mr. Roy has over 25 years of experience in structural design and analysis of commercial, industrial, institutional, municipal, and residential buildings for public and private clients, including adaptive re-use of historic structures.  His experience includes extensive healthcare engineering, supporting, and improving patient care. He is a member of Structural Engineers of New Hampshire, American Institute of Steel Construction, New England Society of Healthcare Engineers, and the New Hampshire Society of Healthcare Facility Managers. Mr. Roy lives in Londonderry, with his wife and two children.

“These new Principals represent our commitment to the future,” says Duval. “TFMoran is now in its 53rd year of operations, and we know the importance of training the next generation of leadership today.  Along with Nick Golon, who became a Principal in 2020, this strong young leadership team will help us grow and prosper for decades to come.”

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TFMoran Announces the Promotion of Four Senior Employees to Principals

A Message from TFMoran’s President, Robert Duval:

We are pleased to welcome these exceptional individuals into our ownership team. They embody the core values of TFMoran: engineering excellence and superior client service. Effective engineering companies require leaders who are innovators and problem-solvers. These new Principals have all demonstrated such leadership roles within our industry and within our community.

TFMoran is very proud to announce the promotion of several key employees to Principals of the firm – Nick Golon and Chris Rice in our civil engineering group, and Tom Lamb and Kyle Roy in our structural group. These individuals represent our commitment to the future. TFMoran is now in its 53rd year of operations. Although in itself a remarkable achievement, we know that our future success depends on identifying and training new generations of leadership today.

Business experts agree that succession planning is one of the hallmarks of a sound business strategy. We agree, and we believe that good succession planning means bringing new leaders into the leadership team early, to ensure a seamless transition as TFMoran continues to grow and prosper in the decades to come.

And as we prepare for the future, we want to thank each and every one of our clients for the continued faith you place in TFMoran, which has made us a mainstay of New Hampshire’s design and construction industry for over 50 years. I am very proud of TFM’s accomplishments. We take on challenging projects with aggressive schedules. We keep our focus on providing the most efficient service and the best possible value for our clients.

We take pride in what we do, and we are especially proud to be joined by this strong young leadership team of professionals who choose to live, raise their families, and put their talents to work inside the great state of New Hampshire.

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Giuseppe Granara joins TFMoran’s Survey Department

Giuseppe Granara has joined TFMoran as a Survey Field Technician in the Bedford office. Mr. Granara recently graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Lowell where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. His studies included surveying; geomatics; construction management; soil mechanics; geology; and water resources. Mr. Granara’s work experience includes several academic projects on tasks involving environmental aspects of aluminum production, power transmission, and solar power arrays. His previous work in Italy included field inspections, CAD drawings, and translating technical manuals from Italian to English.