Joins with Consulting & Operations
Firm Woodard & Curran
Woodard & Curran
Pittsburgh, PA (January 30, 2012) — Cummings/Riter
of Pittsburgh and Williamsport, a 32-person firm concentrating
in corrective action, environmental compliance, and site development,
has been acquired by Woodard & Curran. Woodard & Curran
is an integrated engineering, science, and operations company with
650 employees serving clients across the country from offices throughout
the eastern U.S. The firm also operates treatment facilities across
The two firms have successfully teamed on corrective action projects
for the past 12 years. In addition to its remediation practice,
Cummings/Riter has a growing practice in the natural gas market,
and specifically the Pennsylvania shale gas market.
was founded in 1993 by Pat O’Hara, P.E., and Ken Bird, C.I.H.
O’Hara says, “Our complementary capabilities in corrective
action will allow us to grow our business throughout Pennsylvania.
Plus the two firms are fully aligned around the principles and
values that attracted our people to Cummings/Riter, including opportunities
to grow and learn and excellence in client service." He stated
that the firm will operate as Cummings/Riter, a Woodard & Curran
Company. O’Hara and Bird will continue to provide leadership
as the people and resources of the firms are merged.
Woodard & Curran Chief Executive Officer Douglas McKeown
says, “Both firms just completed extremely successful years,
and we’re tremendously excited about joining together. This
mix allows Woodard & Curran to add depth to our highly successful
corrective action services and our growing influence in the energy
in 1979, Woodard & Curran focuses on the municipal,
food & beverage, real estate, energy, college/university,
and hospital markets. It ranks #84 in Engineering News Records’ listing
of the nation’s top 200 environmental firms. For more information: www.woodardcurran.com.
President, Corporate Communications, Woodard & Curran
O’Hara, President, Cummings/Riter