PACE Engineers, Inc. (PACE) is pleased to announce the acquisition of our longtime collaborator, CES|NW. Together we can provide the Oregon and Southwest Washington markets with greater expertise in engineering, planning, and surveying. In April, the CES|NW team will settle into PACE’s Lake Oswego, Oregon, office.
“I knew it was the right acquisition when we aligned on our dedication to making our clients successful,” said Marty Penhallegon, PACE CEO. “We align on the important things in our business that will allow us to seamlessly integrate and combine our cultures. Overall, our client satisfaction methods are alike, and our hands-on approach from our management teams that results in high-quality project deliverables in a cost-effective and efficient process, is where we are going to bring the best value to our clients.”
CES|NW is a multi-disciplined firm with over 37 years of experience providing professional land use planning, civil engineering, and surveying services in Oregon and Washington. They specialize in site development, transportation, storm drainage management, and underground utility infrastructure for public and private clients.
“We are delighted to have seven new members join our team,” said Ken Nilsen, PACE President. “The CES|NW technical staff averages over 24 years of professional experience and over 10 years of tenure with CES|NW and we are excited to welcome them all to PACE.” Our new PACE’rs will include:
Tony Weller, PE, PLS, brings over 45 years of experience in designing and managing numerous public and private civil engineering, construction, and surveying projects. This experience includes working in two city engineering departments and volunteer/elected positions serving the City of Tualatin and the Washington County area. Tony is now a Senior Principal Engineer in PACE’s Municipal Department.
Paul Kohn, PLS brings 32 years of experience in land surveying. Over 20 of those years have been in leadership roles working on public projects, including transportation, storm drainage, sanitary sewer, and waterline construction projects. Paul is now a Principal Surveyor in PACE’s Survey Department.
In addition, PACE welcomes Eliza Turner, Ben Mealue, EIT, Fallon Emerson, Jerreme Wilburn, and Jesse Heldstab, LSIT.
“We are looking forward to joining PACE and to bringing optimal solutions with additional resources and capabilities to our clients as we move forward and now refer to ourselves as PACE Engineers, Inc,” said Tony Weller.