Zweig Group M&A: The Shu fits

Nov 01, 2018

Upstate New York firms Shumaker and Woidt combine forces

Shumaker Consulting Engineering & Land Surveying, D.P.C., based in Binghamton, New York, recently announced the union of its firm with Woidt Engineering and Consulting, a premier water resources firm known throughout New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New England for outstanding service and technical excellence. Zweig Group, a full-service AEC management consulting firm based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, represented buying firm Shumaker. “This strategic union truly complements Shumaker's overall service offerings and represents an exciting time for both firms as they grow and evolve,” said Jamie Claire Kiser, Zweig Group’s CFO and director of consulting. “Zweig Group congratulates all parties in this transaction.” The staff from Woidt Engineering and Consulting – Charles (Rick) Woidt, Jr, P.E., CFM; James L. Woidt, P.E.; and Nicholas P. DiGennaro, P.E., CFM – bring with them unparalleled knowledge based on over 60 years of combined experience in the water resources Industry. The experience and capabilities these engineers bring to Shumaker will strengthen and broaden the services the firm’s newly established Water Resources Division can provide under the direction of Senior Managing Engineer, Lisa C. Dolphin, P.E. Shumaker President Linda M. Shumaker, P.E., said, “Adding Woidt Engineering to our firm will have far reaching impacts and benefits for all our valued clients and within each of our service areas: Water Resources; Civil, Transportation, and Environmental Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Survey and Mapping; and Construction Phase Services.”

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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.