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GZA names Margaret Panatera, Brad Roberts to Board of Directors

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NORWOOD, Mass., July 22, 2019 – GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA), a leading multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water, and construction management services, has named Margaret A. Panatera and Bradford W. Roberts to GZA’s Board of Directors.

Ms. Panatera leads GZA’s Chicago operations and has over 18 years of experience in environmental engineering, with a focus on regulatory compliance and site investigation/remediation applications for industrial, institutional, municipal, and architecture and engineering clients. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with Environmental Emphasis from Bradley University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, and Nebraska. She also chairs the Associates’ Committee for the Chemical Industry Council of Illinois (CICI).  Margaret was a key leader for Huff and Huff, Inc. (H&H), which was acquired by GZA in October 2014.

Mr. Roberts leads GZA’s Contractor Services Division and has over 30 years of experience supporting the engineering needs of the construction industry. He specializes in geotechnical engineering, non-destructive foundation testing, and geotechnical instrumentation. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Hampshire and his Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Maine.

GZA CEO Patrick Sheehan said: “We welcome Brad and Margaret to GZA’s Board of Directors and are confident their deep experience, professional insight, and industry expertise will help further evolve and shape GZA.”

Sheehan added: “Margaret’s appointment also brings key knowledge of and insights into the Midwest market, an area of key strategic focus for GZA as we grow in the Great Lakes region and beyond.”