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Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. expands into the Seattle Market

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Seattle, WA – Jacob & Hefner Associates (JHA Environmental, Inc.) is excited to announce the opening of our Seattle office. John Parkes P.E., QSP/QSD will oversee our operations as the Regional Manager. John has been with JHA for over 12 years. He is a Civil Engineer with over 22 years of experience in the field of environmental engineering, remediation, storm water and construction management. John has significant expertise in soil and groundwater remediation design, field engineering and construction oversight, installation of remedial systems, and operation, maintenance, and monitoring (OMM) of various remedial systems. Additionally, John has significant experience involving storm water compliance and treatment.
George Hagan Washington CESCL Certification # 80244, Nevada CEM # 1824 has joined the firm as our Remediation Manager for this region. George will head the new JHA office in the state of Washington area. George is a Remediation Manager with over 22 years of remediation experience serving our environmental consultants and aerospace clients. George has extensive experience working on Superfund sites, performing remediation, maintaining compliance and working with Principal Related Parties (PRPs).
Edward Batlle, Vice President of JHA commented, “This has been a long term goal to expand our services in the upper West Coast. We are very excited to work with our existing clients and new opportunities that reside in the Washington market.”

New Office Location

1420 U Court Northwest,
Auburn, Washington 98001
P: 206-379-1651

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Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. Appoints New Regional Manager for Environmental Services in the Chicago

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David KulczyckiDowners Grove, IL – Jacob & Hefner Associates is excited to announce that David Kulczycki, P.G. has joined the firm as Regional Manager – Environmental Services for the Chicago market. David is a Professional Geologist with over 18 years of experience serving the real estate community, utility sector, and municipalities throughout the Chicago region and the greater Midwest.

William L. Bohne, President of JHA commented, “David is a great addition to our Chicago area team as he brings with him 18 years of experience solving complex environmental challenges which will be invaluable for our clients operating in the Midwest. We are very excited to have David on board and look forward to serving our clients and growing our business in the Chicago area.”

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1333 Butterfield Road, Suite 300
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. Expands Capabilities by Appointing New Regional Manager of Environmental Health & Safety Services in Illinois

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todd-web-rezDowners Grove, IL – Jacob & Hefner Associates would like to announce that Todd Huffer has joined the company as a Regional Manager of Environmental Health and Safety Services. With the new addition to the JHA team, the following services are now available in Illinois and the Midwest region:

  • Asbestos Consulting Services
  • Lead-Based Paint Consulting Services
  • Indoor Air Quality Surveys
  • Environmental Compliance Training
  • OSHA Air Monitoring Services

Todd Huffer has over 16 years of consulting experience in the Environmental Health and Safety industry performing asbestos inspections, lead-based paint inspections, and indoor air quality surveys. He works closely with clients to ensure they are in compliance with all local, state and federal rules and regulations as well as keeping them within schedule and budget. Prior to joining Jacob and Hefner Associates Inc., Mr. Huffer managed high profile clients such as Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Park District as well as managed the asbestos program for the University of Chicago.

Mr. Huffer has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Environmental Health from Illinois State University and is an Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) licensed Asbestos Inspector, Asbestos Project Manager, Asbestos Air Sampling Professional and Asbestos Management Planner, and Lead-Based Paint Inspector and Risk Assessor. He is also 40 hour HAZWOPER training certified and 30 hour OSHA training certified.

William L. Bohne, President of JHA, commented, “Our focus has always been on providing exceptional client service. By enhancing our expertise and offering Environmental Health & Safety Services in the Chicagoland area we are able to further that focus. Todd Huffer brings with him the expertise that only comes from solving client’s environmental challenges for over 16 years and we are excited to offer that experience and expertise to our client base.”

Todd Huffer will be located in the Downers Grove office at 1333 Butterfield Road, Suite 300, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515 and can be reached at 630-652-4680.

Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc. Launches Rebranded Identity

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Lombard, IL — Jacob and Hefner Associates, Inc. unveiled on November 13, 2013 a rebranded identity, launching it on a completely redesigned website. The new logo and mark serve to evolve the company’s visual identity as its business lines have expanded regionally to multiple states, including its Environmental Services, originally founded in California, which have recently been rolled out to the company’s Illinois offices.

The new logo and mark serve to evolve the company’s visual identity as its business lines have expanded regionally to multiple states …

Along with the new visual identity is a reinvigorated mission centered around the phrase “building to last,” continuing the firm’s focus on building trust and delivering quality, both for the long term. To spearhead the roll out of the rebranding, JHA produced a video called “Built To Last” with the goal of explaining to existing and new prospective clients exactly what quality means to the firm, and the way in which it inspires them to deliver work and build relationships that will stand the test of time.

“As we reflect on the past 17 years, we look forward to enhancing the service and quality for which we’ve become known.”

“We are thrilled to roll out our new website and evolved brand logo. As we reflect on the past 17 years, we look forward to enhancing the service and quality for which we’ve become known. I would like to personally thank all of our loyal clients for putting their trust in us over the last 17 years and I look forward to building on that trust and serving our clients for many years to come,” said Bill Bohne, President.

Video: “Built To Last”

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