Author Archives: Morrissey Goodale

About Morrissey Goodale

Morrissey Goodale is a management consulting and research firm specializing in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries; offering executive search, mergers & acquisitions, financial advisory, leadership training, and strategic planning services.

Here’s how the Tax Bill will Affect the A/E Industry

With the Republican-led tax bill headed to the President’s desk, The Wall Street Journal takes a closer look at how the overhaul affects homeowners, families, retirees, and business professionals.  Here are the highlights for the Architecture and Engineering industry: Pass-Through Entities Although owners of S corporations, partnerships, and other pass-through businesses are set to receive […]

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Jacobs Completes CH2M Acquisition

Jacobs (ENR #2) completes the acquisition of CH2M (ENR #3).    This marks another mega M&A deal in the AE industry in 2017.  In the first nine months of 2017, 10 deals involved a seller on Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms list. Other notable deals included Wood Group (ENR #28) acquiring Amec Foster Wheeler (ENR #7), New Mountain Partners […]

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US design firm deals down slightly through the first three quarters of 2017 compared to 2016; California most active state for M&A

Morrissey Goodale tracked 153 US deals in the first nine months of 2017, compared to 156 over the same period the previous year, representing a decrease of 1.9%. Deals reported in the first nine months of the year fell for the second year in a row; in 2015, the first nine months of the year […]

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Operations Manager

CHICAGO, IL Job Description This opportunity is within a privately held engineering consulting firm that is seeking to hire a talented individual to serve as an Operations Manager. With over twenty years of success, this firm is a well-established and trusted advisor to clients throughout the Chicago Area.  This firm provides a wide variety of […]

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Principal Mechanical Engineer

BOSTON, MA Job Description This opportunity is within an award-winning, employee owned engineering consulting firm who is seeking to hire a talented mechanical engineer to join their Boston office in a senior-level leadership role. With a well-established reputation for technical excellence, this ENR Top 200 firm has over 500 professionals across 15 offices and serves […]

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Transportation Construction Practice Leader

HOUSTON, TX Job Description This is an opportunity within an award-winning, privately held, Texas-based firm that provides planning, design and management services in all aspects of civil, traffic and transportation engineering, public works and municipal services, and program and construction management. This growing firm is seeking to hire a talented individual to lead and manage […]

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Director of Transportation

COLUMBIA, SC Job Description An award-winning, privately held firm is seeking to hire a Director of Transportation to lead and develop their Transportation Practice in South Carolina and the surrounding states. This opportunity is within a highly-successful firm that regularly ranks in the top “Best Places to Work” by state publications, as well as Zweig […]

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