Hanson acquires aviation engineering firm in Orlando area


March 17, 2021

Contact: Darrel Berry, Marketing Communications Manager
Hanson Professional Services Inc.
(217) 747-9291

Hanson acquires aviation engineering firm in Orlando area

MAITLAND, Fla. — Hanson Professional Services Inc. has acquired Amherst Consulting Co. LLC, a full-service engineering consulting firm in Maitland that focuses on aviation planning, programming, design and construction services.

“By adding Amherst, we can expand our design, construction-phase services and innovative project delivery capabilities for aviation clients in and beyond Florida,” said Sergio “Satch” Pecori, P.E., Hanson’s chairman and CEO. The acquisition, which was effective March 16, is part of Hanson’s strategic expansion in Florida.

“This is a very important day for our aviation market and particularly for our brand and project capabilities in Florida. We warmly welcome the Amherst group to the Hanson team,” said Chip Snowden, AAE, a senior vice president and the aviation market principal at Hanson.

“We’re happy to become part of Hanson and excited about what this venture brings to our collective client base,” said Todd Zimmerman, P.E., owner and founder of Amherst, which was established in 2002. Zimmerman will be the vice president of innovative project delivery for Hanson’s aviation market.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The Orlando regional office is located at 720 N. Maitland Ave., Suite 102, Maitland, FL 32751. The office may be reached by phone at (407) 622-2050.


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