FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2013
Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
Three celebrate anniversaries at Hanson
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Three employees at Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield, Ill., headquarters recently celebrated service anniversaries with the company.
Two employees have worked at Hanson for 15 years. David Emmons, resident project representative, joined Hanson in 1998. He serves the aviation market and designs highways, inspects pavement, tests construction materials, performs environmental monitoring of ground water and conducts computer-aided design and drafting (CADD). He received an associate degree in engineering technology and applied science in 1987 from the Morrison Institute of Technology.
Kevin Lightfoot, P.E., electrical engineer, also joined Hanson in 1998 and serves the aviation market. He has more than 25 years of experience in electrical engineering. He has worked on projects for a variety of facilities, designing airfield lighting and navigational aids, hangars, telecommunications facilities, railroads, pump stations, standby/emergency power, motor control, lightning protection and grounding. He earned an associate degree in science in 1983 from John A. Logan College and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1986 from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He is a licensed professional engineer in 11 states.
Stephen England, CPA, corporate accountant, is celebrating 10 years of service with the company. His responsibilities include project accounting, benefit plan reporting and compliance and special projects. He received a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and sciences in 1973 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a law degree in 1976 from Boston University. He is a certified public accountant in Illinois.
Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, architecture, planning and allied services. The firm’s corporate headquarters is located at 1525 S. Sixth St., Springfield, IL 62703 and may be reached by phone: (217) 788-2450 or fax: (217) 788-2503.