William Hover Named to GZA Executive Team

NORWOOD MA…ISSUED JUNE 11, 2013… GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., a leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firm, announces that William H. Hover P.E. has been named to the GZA GeoEnvironmental Executive Team with a promotion to Director of Risk Management.

A resident of East Walpole, MA, Hover is a Senior Principal of GZA and previously served as District Office Manager of the firm’s Metropolitan Boston offices.  Hover is a licensed professional engineer in CT, SC, VT, ILL and NY.  His areas of specialization are dam engineering, foundation engineering, civil engineering and braced excavations.

Hover received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Connecticut.

He has over 25 published papers in the proceedings of various professional societies.

Hover’s professional activities include involvement with the American Consulting Engineers Council, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the United States Society on Dams, the Association of State Dam Officials, the Boston Society of Civil Engineers and the Geo Institute.

He was the recipient of a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Connecticut in 2003 and was elected to UCONN’s Academy of Distinguished Engineers in 2009.  In 2011, Hover received the Northeastern Civil Engineering Alumni Association’s Most Outstanding Alumnus Award.

“Bill is one of the most versatile and talented principals in the company and we are extremely pleased he has taken on the role of Director of Risk Management,” said William Hadge, President and CEO of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. “He brings outstanding judgment and experience to the position.  We are extremely pleased he will be on the Executive Team.”