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HDR, a leading architecture-engineering-consulting firm, has acquired Brown, Vence and Associates, Inc. (BVA), an engineering and management consulting firm based in Roseville, Calif. BVA will conduct business as HDR/BVA. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
BVA specializes in solid waste management planning and energy management consulting. The company employs 26 people with offices in Ontario, Roseville, San Diego and San Francisco, Calif.
“BVA has gained international recognition for their expertise in solid waste planning and energy management, and we look forward to them becoming part of the HDR team,” said George Little, HDR Engineering, Inc. president. “They will bring tremendous additional expertise to our existing national program.”
Under the new corporate structure, president Michael Brown and principal Timothy Raibley will be senior vice president and vice president, respectively.
“BVA and HDR share a tradition of environmental service and a strong commitment to client satisfaction,” said Brown. “We are excited about the expanded capabilities that we can now provide to our clients and the expanded reach our services will enjoy, thanks to HDR’s large client network and national standing. It also offers great professional development and ownership opportunities for our employees.”