Engineering Influence from ACEC
Wednesday Mar 31, 2021
Mick Morrissey, managing principal of Morrissey Goodale, a specialized management consulting and research firm serving the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries, discusses the reasons behind the accelerating flow of private equity capital into engineering firms.
ACEC celebrates National Surveyors Week with Joe Romano, chair of the Coalition of Professional Surveyors
Tuesday Mar 23, 2021
National Surveyors Week, March 21-27, aims to educate the public about surveying. Much of the focus of the week is in the schools, talking about the profession and getting students excited about a career in surveying. On the program today, Joseph Romano, a principal at Langan Engineering and Environmental Services and chair of ACEC’s Coalition of Professional Surveyors, talks about National Surveyors week and the surveying sector.
Friday Mar 19, 2021
On this week's episode, we welcome back Steve Hall to talk all things PPP including a preview of next Tuesday's Small Business Committee hearing on the FAR Credits Clause and a newly scheduled T&I hearing featuring Secretary Buttigieg on the Biden Administration's infrastructure agenda.
Wednesday Mar 17, 2021
Matt Fultz, a principal at Matheson Financial Advisors, came on the program today to talk about firm valuations. We discuss the key factors in valuation, the steps to take to sell a firm, the most likely buyers, and why you might want to start the process today. Matt recently presented an ACEC online class on valuation. Click here for the on-demand class.
Friday Mar 12, 2021
On today's Government Affairs Update, we re-cap the provisions of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan and discuss the rescheduling of the House Small Business Committee hearing on the PPP FAR credits clause now set for March 23rd.
International Women's Day Feature: A Conversation with Linda Bauer Darr, Robin Greenleaf and Beth Bauer
Monday Mar 08, 2021
In honor of Women's History Month and International Women's Day, the Engineering Influence podcast welcomed ACEC CEO, Linda Bauer Darr to the show joined by ACEC Chair-elect Robin Greenleaf and NAECE President-elect Beth Bauer to talk about the state of women in engineering and ACEC's efforts to make the industry more inclusive.
Friday Mar 05, 2021
Steve Hall and Matt Reiffer joined the program to provide an update on the PPP FAR Credits Clause and to announce ACEC's participation in a House Small Business Committee hearing on the 9th focused on that very issue. More information about the hearing can be found here.
Thursday Mar 04, 2021
The podcast welcomed Tommy Wells, Director of the DC Department of Energy & Environment onto the program to discuss the District's work towards net zero emissions and the challenges his department is facing due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tommy was a panelist during the most recent ACEC Research Institute roundtable on the Future of Engineering, which focused on sustainability and renewables in a post-pandemic world.
Wednesday Mar 03, 2021
Simon Goodhead, principal of The Coxe Group, a management consultancy in Atlanta, GA, came on the program to discuss the challenges of employee retention in engineering firms and the high cost of failing to meet those challenges. Goodhead recently presented the ACEC online class "Why Retention is You and Not Them." Click here to access the on-demand session.