American Society of Civil Engineers designates Coombe a fellow


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July 21, 2016

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Hanson Professional Services Inc.
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American Society of Civil Engineers designates Coombe a fellow

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. — John Coombe, P.E., S.E., F.ASCE, Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s executive vice president and chief operating officer, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

ASCE is an international organization that was founded in 1852, making it the oldest engineering society in the U.S. The Membership Application Review Committee elects ASCE members to fellow grade through a review of professional accomplishments and contributions. Out of the more than 150,000 ASCE members, fewer than 3.5 percent are fellows.

Coombe, who works at the firm’s Sarasota regional office, joined the company in 1978. He leads Hanson’s efforts to expand its operations in Florida and oversees the company’s administrative operations. He has 41 years of experience in the planning, design, construction and management of engineering and transportation projects.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1975 from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in civil engineering in 1978 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a licensed professional engineer in eight states and a licensed structural engineer in Illinois.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The Sarasota regional office is located at 9015 Town Center Parkway, Suite 105, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202. The office may be reached by phone at (941) 342-6321.


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