Edwards-Pitman Environmental joins forces with Braun Intertec Corporation

Nov 08, 2021

Zweig Group, a full-service AEC management advisory firm, announced its client Edwards-Pitman Environmental, Inc. was acquired by Braun Intertec Corporation. Jamie Claire Kiser, Zweig Group’s managing principal, served as Edwards-Pitman’s lead advisor on the engagement, with support from advisor Johnathon Postell and senior analyst Drake Hamilton. "I’m very excited for the Edwards-Pitman team, and was privileged to advise such an outstanding group,” Hamilton said. “I believe alongside Braun Intertec, the Edwards-Pitman leadership team will go on to achieve incredible feats throughout the rest of their careers, and wish them the best." Edwards-Pitman, a Georgia-based environmental compliance consulting firm, will continue as a wholly owned subsidiary of Braun Intertec. Braun Intertec is an employee-owned geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and testing firm that employs more than 1,000 people in 35 locations in the Midwest and South-Central United States. “This is an exciting opportunity for our team to join a highly respected, employee-owned company with similar values for building long-term client relationships and high-quality work. Together, we can offer a variety of services to meet the needs of our clients in the Southeast and nationally,” said Linda Edwards, president and CEO of Edwards-Pitman Environmental. The Edwards-Pitman team has served Georgia and the surrounding states since 1994 and will continue to support its clients and partners in the Southeast and across the U.S. With Braun Intertec, the Edwards-Pitman team now has additional resources and expertise to expand regionally and to solve complex environmental compliance issues for clients with its traditional focus on the transportation and infrastructure sectors. The deal, effective September 30, 2021, added more than 86 team members skilled in environmental compliance consulting to Braun Intertec. ABOUT ZWEIG GROUP Zweig Group, three times on the Inc. 500/5000 list, is the leading research, publishing, and consulting resource for the built environment. The firm provides strategy, mergers and acquisitions, business valuation, ownership transition, marketing, business development, market research, financial management, project management, recruiting and executive search services nationwide. Zweig Group also provides a comprehensive suite of products including industry reports and surveys, executive training, and business conferences covering virtually every aspect of AEC firm management. The firm’s mission, Elevate the Industry, has five tenets: promote, diversify, educate, change, and celebrate. Zweig Group’s vision is to facilitate action in pursuit of elevating individuals, firms, and thus the industry. More than a mission, this is a movement to advance the AEC profession, creating a world that celebrates the built environment and recognizes its impact on individuals, communities, and commerce. For more information, visit zweiggroup.com or call (800) 466-6275.

About Zweig Group

Zweig Group, three times on the Inc. 500/5000 list, is the industry leader and premiere authority in AEC firm management and marketing, the go-to source for data and research, and the leading provider of customized learning and training. Zweig Group exists to help AEC firms succeed in a complicated and challenging marketplace through services that include: Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Valuation, Executive Search, Board of Director Services, Ownership Transition, Marketing & Branding, and Business Development Training. The firm has offices in Dallas and Fayetteville, Arkansas.