Author Archives: Ginny Nolan

About Ginny Nolan

Ginny leads the research effort for Morrissey Goodale's executive search team. Her understanding of the AEC industry, combined with her experience in candidate sourcing, helps clients achieve consistent successful strategic hires.

Salas O’Brien Expands to Ohio with Varo Merger

Salas O’Brien has merged with Varo Engineers, creating a combined firm with 16 offices and 460 employees.  Salas O’Brien is a facility planning, design, construction management and commissioning firm headquartered in San Jose, CA.  The combined company will have expertise in manufacturing, critical environments, industry, power transmission and distribution, clean energy, education, and telecommunications. Read […]

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ISG Joins Forces with Iowa-based StruXture Architects

ISG has joined forces with StruXture Architects, an architecture and interior design firm based in Waterloo, Iowa. StruXture’s portfolio includes education, government, healthcare, and civic + cultural markets. ISG is a multi-disciplinary firm.  This ISG led acquisition will enable StruXture to offer current clients additional in-house services backed by the same solid architecture, planning, and […]

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Christopher B. Burke Engineering Announces Promotions

Full-service consulting engineering and surveying firm, Christopher B. Burke Engineering, has promoted Bryan Welch, PE and Lee Feel, PE to Assistant Department Heads of the Civil Design Department. Ilene Dailey, PE, CFM has been promoted to Assistant Department Head of the Drainage Department. All three are long-serving employees. Dailey has extensive civil engineering and project management […]

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The Top 45 Science + Technology Architecture Firms

Building Design + Construction ranks the top 45 science and technology sector architecture and AE firms, as reported in the 2017 Giants 300 Report.  HDR, HOK, Interior Architects, Stantec, Flad Architects, Perkins+Will, Payette, DGA, SmithGroupJJR, and Page top the list.  The #1 firm, HDR, had a total of $71,661,656 in science + technology revenue in 2016.  Read Building […]

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Design Firm Leaders- Is Company Culture Part of Your 2018 Budget?

In architecture and engineering firms, culture has an enormous impact on almost every aspect of business. Improving culture can especially improve your success in hiring and retention. In the A/E industry, where talented architects and engineers are in high demand, this can add tremendous value to your firm. Chris Barbin expands on the importance of […]

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King Acquires CTT Engineering

King Engineering has acquired Criser Troutman Tanner Consulting Engineers (CTT), a North Carolina based full-service engineering firm. CTT specializes in civil and structural engineering for private and public-sector clients. CTT will continue to operate as CTT in the North Carolina market from offices in Wilmington, Raleigh and Charlotte. With this addition, as well as the […]

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Here is How Landscape Architects Responded When Asked About the State of Their Profession Today

The American Society of Landscape Architects asks members about what they think about the state of the landscape architecture profession today. Reviews were mixed, but overall positive with several opportunities for improvement. One problem that was identified, and that the Morrissey Goodale executive search team has seen across not only landscape architecture, but other A/E […]

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To Win the War for Talent, A/E Firms Have to Sell Themselves

In industries like architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting where there is a high demand and low supply of professionals with certain skills, firm managers must actively sell their firm and opportunities.  Strong onboarding processes are also key for keeping those hard-to-get employees once they have accepted your offer.  Letitia Booty expands on this point in […]

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