Nitsch Engineering is pleased to announce that the company ownership continues to broaden: Director of Planning Scott Turner, PE, AICP, LEED AP ND; Green Infrastructure Planning Project Manager Nicole Holmes, PE, LEED AP BD+C; and Civil Engineering Project Manager Joshua Alston, PE, LEED AP BD+C have all become new shareholders in the firm. In addition, Chief Engineer Sandra A. Brock, PE, CFM, LEED AP BD+C, has increased her ownership to the Principal level. Nitsch Engineering, a civil and transportation engineering, land surveying, sustainable site consulting, planning, and GIS firm, now has 13 shareholders. The company remains a Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE).
Scott Turner, PE, AICP, LEED AP ND, Nitsch Engineering’s director of planning, has 20 years of experience and manages the firm’s sustainable site consulting and stormwater master planning practices. He is vice president of the Massachusetts Association of Consulting Planners, participates in the American Planning Association’s Sustainability and Private Practice divisions, and is on the Urban Land Institute’s Urban Plan Steering Committee and Program Oversight Committee. Scott is also a Trustee of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Commission, and serves as the Stoughton delegate to the Old Colony Planning Council. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering and Environmental Studies from Tufts University and his M.S. in City Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
During her 11-year career, Nicole Holmes, PE, LEED AP BD+C, has developed an expertise in providing green infrastructure and stormwater master planning services for sustainable projects up and down the East Coast. Her project work focuses on designing creative stormwater management solutions that are integrated within landscapes and building systems to help address a number of ecological and water management goals. Nicole is co-creator of Nitsch Engineering’s proprietary RainUSE® Software program and leads the company’s internal Stormwater and Sustainability Group. Nicole received her B.S in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University.
Joshua Alston, PE, LEED AP BD+C, has 18 years of experience in civil engineering, primarily in the areas of civil/site design and permitting. He works on a wide variety of project types, including mixed-use developments, academic facilities, and public facilities. Josh has extensive experience in utility design, including drainage/stormwater management systems, water supplies, and wastewater collection, permitting, and site design. He is a member of the Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions and often presents at their annual conference. Josh earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Sandra Brock, PE, CFM, LEED AP BD+C, has over 25 years of experience in civil engineering and has developed an expertise in sustainable site design. As Chief Engineer, Sandy provides civil engineering project management for a number of complex projects, while providing technical guidance to other Nitsch staff. She is secretary of the Board of Directors for the USGBC MA Chapter, and is co-chair of the Grafton Conservation Commission. Sandy has presented at a wide range of industry events on topics such as site development and stormwater best management practices. Sandy received her B.S. in Civil Engineering from University of Massachusetts Lowell.