Member News 6.19.24

Posted By: Andrew Heidtke Member News,

Mead & Hunt is pleased to announce that they have acquired Dovetail Cultural Resource Group. Read the full press release below:

'Mead & Hunt, Inc. (Mead & Hunt), an architectural, engineering, planning, and construction services firm consistently ranked in ENR’s Top 100 Design Firms list, proudly announces the acquisition of Dovetail Cultural Resource Group (Dovetail), a full-service cultural resource management firm with offices in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and Wilmington, Delaware.

Mead & Hunt CEO Andy Platz says, “What impresses us about Dovetail is not only their knowledge and expertise in cultural resource management but their passion for preserving cultural resources throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. They are dedicated to taking care of clients and communities. They are also focused on the long-term growth of their employees. These factors helped us realize how seamlessly Dovetail would fit into our company culture.”

Dovetail’s team has supported a wide variety of cultural resource projects across many markets including work for the transportation, utilities and energy, federal and local government, and private sectors. They are well-versed in helping clients navigate federal and environmental regulations, such as Section 106, Section 110, Section 4(f), and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) coordination and compliance. Their technical specialties include archaeology, architectural history, historical research, and sharing data on our past with the public.

By joining with Mead & Hunt, Dovetail can now provide its clients with a broader range of services and have access to a greater pool of cultural resources professionals. Likewise, Mead & Hunt's clients will benefit from Dovetail's added expertise in archaeology and the Mid-Atlantic region.

Dovetail’s founder Kerri Barile Tambs shares, “We have successfully partnered on projects with Mead & Hunt over the years and enjoyed working with the cultural resources team there. When we were approached with the opportunity to join forces, I knew our vision and values were aligned. Together, we are dedicated to taking care of people and studying cultural resources in our communities.”

About Mead & Hunt

Mead & Hunt is a national, full-service engineering, architectural, planning, and construction services firm that has been serving clients for well over a century. The firm was established by hydroelectric and hydraulic engineer Daniel Mead in 1900. Since its founding, Mead & Hunt has grown significantly in size and diversity. Today, the firm employs more than 1,300 people and works in a variety of markets, including federal, state and local governments, cultural resources, aviation, transportation, food and beverage, private, renewable energy, and water.'