Ecosystem Management & Associates, Inc. Joins HDR

HDR Engineering, Inc. has purchased the assets of Ecosystem Management & Associates, Inc. EM&A is a woman-owned firm based in Lusby, Md. Going forward, EM&A staff will do business as part of HDR Engineering, Inc. and HDR Environmental, Operations and Construction, Inc. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

EM&A provides a wide range of environmental services to global clients, including coastal zone management, military range sustainability, pollution studies and management, environmental conflict resolution and environmental outreach.

"We got to know EM&A through working for our mutual clients, and were impressed enough to want them to join the HDR family," said Eric Keen, HDR Engineering, Inc. president. "They have a top-notch professional t eam and will make a great addition to HDR."

"EM&A is excited to join HDR. The resulting synergy will enable us to provide broader multi-disciplinary support to our clients, and will provide our staff with new and diverse opportunities for professional growth," said Gina Coelho, president of Ecosystem Management & Associates, Inc.