Tighe & Bond Recognizes New VPs & Senior VPs
We are excited to announce that we have promoted five employees to Vice President in recognition of outstanding project and client management skills in addition to leadership and organizational impact. Additionally, our firm has elevated Margo Armstrong to Senior VP and Chief Human Resources Officer, Jason Curtis to Senior VP, and Keri Drake to Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer.
Lavalier Alves: Lav has over 30 years of experience as a highly accomplished and results-oriented financial manager. As Controller, Lav serves as a knowledgeable financial leader and resource for employee retirement plans and benefits, has been instrumental in the firm’s mergers and acquisitions, and ensures ongoing compliance with regulatory requirements.
Margo Armstrong: Margo leads Tighe & Bond’s Human Resources function and has over 20 years of high-level leadership experience in human resources consulting, talent management, succession planning, and employee program management. She is responsible for contributing to the firm’s strategic thinking and direction, establishing human capital objectives that support firm objectives, implementing workforce strategies, and managing human resources.
Sue Courtemanche, LSP, CHMM: Sue’s expertise is in site investigations, remediation projects, environmental regulatory compliance, and permitting. She is a Licensed Site Professional and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, actively participates in the Licensed Site Professional Association, the New Hampshire Environmental Business Council Leadership Team, and on the Board of Directors for the Pawtucket Foundation.
Jason Curtis, PE, LEED AP: Jason leads the firm’s Building Services Business Line, where he oversees strategic direction and day-to-day operations. He leads projects from the conceptual design phase through construction administration for a wide variety of clients and project types. Additionally, he manages and oversees the production and implementation of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP), fire protection construction documents, and other construction administration services. Jason serves on the Town of Deerfield’s Energy Resources Committee and is involved with the Architecture Construction Engineering (ACE) mentorship program.
Keri Drake, CPSM: An architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry veteran, Keri has broad experience across the full marketing function. As Chief Marketing Officer, she is responsible for leading internal and external communication efforts, promoting and amplifying the firm’s brand, developing client-focused pursuit strategies, and driving growth initiatives aligned with the corporate strategic plan. Keri serves as an advisor to the firm’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) committee.
Erin Moore, PE, BCEE: Erin’s project experience covers a broad range of analysis and design across municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater projects. She continues to advance our wastewater market strategy and growth into the lower Hudson Valley of New York, including managing the firm’s Rhinebeck office location, and is actively working on expanding our presence in the Capital Region. She is a member of the New York Water Environment Association Capital Chapter Board of Directors and previously served as an advisory member of our Board of Directors.
Kevin Rota: As Director of Information Technology, Kevin’s extensive experience spans a broad range of technology leadership roles. Kevin has been instrumental in advancing key strategic technology initiatives at Tighe & Bond, such as enterprise systems development, cybersecurity, mergers and acquisitions, and the development of the firm’s strategy for cloud computing & data management.
Lou Soracco, PE: A well-known leader in the water engineering field, Lou focuses on the study, design, and construction phase services for drinking water projects. He is currently serving as project manager or director on various water treatment plant projects, including PFAS and iron and manganese treatment facilities. Lou serves as Chair of the New England Water Works Association Filtration Committee.
About Tighe & Bond
Tighe & Bond is an employee-owned, regional consulting firm in the Northeast, specializing in water and wastewater, transportation, and building services engineering; site planning and design; landscape architecture; and environmental science. By focusing on bright ideas, green strategies and clear solutions, the Tighe & Bond team develops sustainable solutions for our clients’ complex challenges.