Mark Zessin, P.E.
Mark Zessin is the president, a principal
owner and one of the founders of Anchor Engineering. Mark has spent his
life in Connecticut, growing up in Windsor, graduating from the University
of Connecticut's School of Engineering in 1984, and earning his Master's
Degree in Public Policy from Hartford's Trinity College in 1992. Prior to
founding Anchor Engineering, Mark was an employee of the State's
Transportation Department (1984-88), the State's Solid Waste Authority
(1991-93) and was also employed at a private consulting firm (1988-91).
While a student at UConn, Mark worked for the Windham Regional Planning
Agency, participating in Federal Highway Administration sponsored studies.
Mark also has had worthwhile experience as a member of the Glastonbury
Water Pollution Control Authority, the Connecticut Transportation
Institute and as a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers since
1982. In 2008, Governor Jodi Rell appointed Mark to the New England
Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission. Mark is licensed as a
professional engineer in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Ohio.
Mark's professional work has focused on development of controversial
projects and the development and operation of materials handling
facilities. His experience includes several landfills, numerous waste
handling facilities, quarries, gravel pits and recycling plants.
Mark worked on an expressway project for 2 years and has state and
municipal roadway design experience.
D. Scott Atkin, L.E.P.
D. Scott Atkin is the treasurer &
vice president of environmental services, principal owner and one of the
founders of Anchor Engineering. Scott manages Anchor Engineering's
environmental permitting, compliance, Phase III site assessment, and
remediation projects, including water quality monitoring projects. He
holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the
University of Massachusetts, and is a DEP-certified Solid Waste Facility
Operator. Scott is a Connecticut Licensed Environmental Professional
experienced in the area of site assessments, investigations, and
remediation. He has worked for municipalities, lending institutions,
private developers, attorneys, homeowners, and adjacent property owners.
His experience ranges from environmental file reviews, to Phase I - III
site assessments, to design and oversight of clean-up projects. His
experience also includes a variety of solid waste facilities,
power-generating facilities, municipalities, and other industries.
William E. Wertz, L.S.
Bill Wertz is the vice president, a
principal owner and chief of surveys at Anchor Engineering. Bill is a
licensed land surveyor in Connecticut and has more than twenty years of
experience in land surveying. His work experience has included rural and
urban property surveys, land development, railroad and highway bridge
surveys, roadway surveys, Alta / Acsm land title surveys and as-built
surveys. He is 40 hour HAZWOPER trained and has worked on many landfills
and transfer stations as well as landfill gas recovery system stake-out
and as-builts. He is a member of the Connecticut Association of Land
Surveyors and has served on the Conservation Commission in Bozrah, CT.
Bill is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
Matthew Brown, P.E.
Matt Brown is a pricipal owner and senior
project manager at Anchor Engineering. Matt graduated from the
University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science
with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree in 1996. Matt began his
professional career as a summer intern with Anchor Engineering in 1994.
Matt is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut and Massachusetts
and has both 40 hour HAZWOPER site worker and 8 hour HAZWOPER site
supervisor training. Matt has over twenty years of consulting engineering
experience for both public and private clients, including numerous complex
and controversial projects. His experience is diverse and includes site
design, drainage design, hydraulic analysis, solid waste facility design
and permitting, federal state and local permitting, environmental
investigation and remediation design.
Dennis Garceau, P.E.
Dennis Garceau is a principal owner and
chief structural engineer at Anchor Engineering. Dennis graduated
from Northeastern University in Boston with a Bachelor of Science degree in
Civil Engineering in 1990 and is a licensed professional engineer in
Connecticut. Dennis has over 25
years of structural engineering and consulting engineering experience that
covers a broad range of public and private infrastructure projects. His experience includes project management/oversight,
Quality Assurance/Quality Control, bridge design, roadway design, dam design, building
design, bridge inspection, dam inspection, building inspection, local/state/federal
permitting, development of construction bid documents, shop drawing reviews, construction
consultation, construction administration and inspection. With over 14 years of project management
experience on numerous Federal Local Bridge Program, State Local Bridge
Program, Municipal and Connecticut Department of Transportation bridge projects
from inception to completion, Dennis provides strong insight into the needs and
expectations of the client.
Kevin Grindle, A.S.L.A., P.L.A.
Grindle is an associate and senior landscape architect with Anchor
Engineering. Kevin graduated from the University of Connecticut
with a Bachelor of Science degree in Landscape Architecture in 2000 and
is a licensed professional landscape architect in Connecticut and a
member of the American Society of Landscape Architects. His
career with Anchor Engineering started in 2001 and has included
landscape architectural design, performing feasibility & planning
studies , site development, building rehabilitation and construction
oversight for numerous Connecticut municipalities, regional
planning agencies and private developers. Kevin has served as an
elected member to the Hampton CT Planning & Zoning Commission since
2004, serving as the chairman since 2009 and was a member of the
Windham Council of Government’s Regional Planning Agency from 2007 to
Marek Kement, P.E., L.S.
Kement is an associate and project manager with Anchor Engineering.
Marek was raised in a construction environment, working for his family
from laborer to equipment operator to supervisor, learning the industry
from the bottom up. He earned an Associate of Science degree in Civil
Engineering technology from Hartford State Technical College in 1992
and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from the
University of Rhode Island in 1995. While working for a private
consulting firm, he obtained both professional engineering and land
surveying licensure in Connecticut. Marek was self-employed for several
years and in 2013, he joined the Anchor team. Having over 20 years of
experience in different areas of civil engineering and land surveying
and over 30 years involvement in the construction industry, he has
worked on numerous residential, commercial, and municipal projects from
inception through completion. His wide spread experience also includes
surveying, land planning, zoning, residential development, roadway
& infrastructure design, and construction oversight.