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Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has been recognized for exceeding clients' expectations by providing attentive personal service, superior technical quality, and adherence to cost and schedule requirements. We pride ourselves on the expertise that our staff provides on each assignment. Our project teams are assembled to meet the specific needs of our clients and ensure project success. With nearly 600 professionals throughout the Northeast and along the East Coast, our responsive team of professionals integrate quality and innovation to meet our clients' needs. We are committed to improving the natural and built communities where you live, work, and play.

Michael Scipione, PE

Michael Scipione, PE

CEO
Michael Scipione
CEO

Mike has served as the firm’s CEO since 2005. Since joining Weston & Sampson in 1985, Mike has been instrumental in the firm’s growth and expansion, which today has nearly 600 employees and offices along the East Coast. Mike has more than 30 years of experience.

“It has been incredibly rewarding to be part of a firm with such a great history of innovation and quality in the marketplace and to work with our leadership team, influencing our growth for the dual purpose of helping our clients better solve their problems and providing professional growth opportunities for our staff.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867

Barbara Cook, PE

Barbara Cook, PE

President – WSE
Barbara Cook, PE
PresidentWSE

Barbara has been with Weston & Sampson since 1983 and has served as the firm’s COO since 2016. Barbara’s expertise advanced with the enactment of the Surface Water Treatment Rule where she developed her skills with pilot testing and drinking water quality. Barbara is active with NEWWA where she is currently the President-Elect.

Leading our firm to provide innovative, high-quality, and budget-conscious infrastructure solutions is of utmost importance to me. We work hard and smart to provide environmentally sustainable solutions for our clients. We are part of a great organization that promotes the growth of our staff.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867

John Bocchino, Jr.

John Bocchino, Jr.

President – CMR
John Bocchino, Jr.
PresidentCMR Operating Company

John is the President the firm’s Construction, Maintenance, and Repair divisions. John has more than 30 years of engineering and project management experience, including design, construction administration, and operations & maintenance (O&M) services on a variety of water and wastewater projects.

“As part of our Weston & Sampson organization diversification, the construction of quality and sustainable facilities is the ultimate goal of all our projects. The collaboration of design, construction, and efficient O&M is a priority to provide long-term sustainable facilities.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867

Peter Kolokithas

Peter Kolokithas

President – WSS
Peter Kolokithas, PE
PresidentWSS Operating Company

Peter is President of Weston & Sampson’s Services group. He oversees a staff of nearly 90 employees in the provision of water and wastewater treatment, distribution and storage, cross connection control, and health and safety services for public and private clients throughout New England. He has extensive experience in managing interdisciplinary project needs.

“I’m fortunate to be able to guide the kind of sustainable, long-term growth here at Weston & Sampson that will provide career opportunities for environmental professionals for generations to come. I am very proud to work alongside these outstanding professionals in stewardship of our environment.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867

Bob Goober, PE

Bob Goober, PE

Marketing Director
Bob Goober, PE
Marketing Director

Bob joined Weston & Sampson in 1985 and worked as an engineer/project manager for 15 years. Promoted to Marketing Director in 2000 after receiving an MBA, he leads the firm’s business development activities. Bob serves on the Executive Board of the New England Chapter of the American Public Works Association and is active in numerous other national and regional professional organizations.

I have been fortunate to grow up in a company with so many like-minded people. We understand that when our clients call, we need to get back to them right away. Collectively, we cover a wide range of skills and capabilities across multiple disciplines but take the most pride in helping our clients.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867

Colleen Manning

Colleen Manning

Director of Human Resources
Colleen Manning
Director of Human Resources

Colleen has served as the Director of Human Resources since joining the firm in 1997. She has more than 20 years of experience in the human resources field and is responsible for handling corporate benefits and employee relations, recruiting, and training.

“At Weston & Sampson we focus on maintaining a ‘people-first’ culture, treating everyone with respect and emphasizing transparency. We strive to make sure that all our employees have opportunities for career growth and to have a meaningful impact on both the environment and community. Maintaining our collaborative company culture is a top priority and we will continue to invest in our future by developing the best, most talented, and happiest team we can.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867

Chris Kennedy

Chris Kennedy

Chief Financial Officer
Chris Kennedy
Chief Financial Officer

Chris is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with 30 years of experience in public and private industry settings. He provides strategic direction of all financial functions of the company including accounting, budget, credit, tax and treasury, and is responsible for developing the organization’s overall financial policies. Chris achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Bentley College.

“The collaborative approach across all facets of the organization really stands out at Weston & Sampson and helps us to reach our goals, achieve great successes, inspire one another, and keeps us constantly in the pursuit of perfection. It’s rewarding to be part of such a great team atmosphere.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867

Jeff Alberti, LEED®AP

Jeff Alberti, LEED®AP

Discipline Leader, Facilities
Jeff Alberti, LEED®AP
Discipline Leader, Facilities

Jeff, Vice President and Discipline Leader of the firm’s Facilities program, has more than 25 years of experience. He assists clients with planning, design, and construction administration services for a variety of municipal and industrial facilities including Department of Public Works facilities, Public Safety facilities, and specialized Industrial Vehicle Maintenance facilities. Jeff is a LEED® Accredited Professional providing operationally-based and sustainable facility improvements.

“I am fortunate to be a beneficiary of Weston & Sampson’s continued commitment to growth through the diversification of services offered to our clients. Through this commitment, the Facilities program was formed which includes a talented team of engineers and architects dedicated to helping our clients achieve much needed improvements to their facilities. In turn, these improvements create safe and efficient facilities allowing our clients to better serve the communities and operations that they support on a daily basis.”

Office Location: 100 Foxborough Boulevard, Suite 250 | Foxborough, MA 02035

Gene Bolinger, RLA

Gene Bolinger, RLA

Discipline Leader, Landscape Arch
Gene Bolinger, RLA
Discipline Leader, Landscape Architecture

Gene, Vice President and Discipline Leader of the firm’s Landscape Architecture program, has more than 30 years of experience. He has successfully led master planning, final design, and construction administration efforts for multi-disciplinary park, recreation, open space, and urban design projects.

“Since joining Weston & Sampson in 1999 as the firm’s first landscape architect, I have been incredibly well supported by leadership in a way that has allowed for the establishment of an outstanding practice. It has been amazing and rewarding to watch the growth of our diverse, talented, inspiring, and highly motivated team of professionals. And being able to lead the charge on complex projects that benefit communities, while pursuing my great passion for public engagement, staff development, and client service has been beyond great.”

Office Location: Design Studio | 85 Devonshire Street, 3rd Floor | Boston, MA 02109

Pompeo Casale, PE

Pompeo Casale, PE

Discipline Leader, Transportation
Pompeo Casale, PE
Discipline Leader, Transportation

Pompeo is Vice President and Discipline Leader of the firm’s Transportation program. He has nearly 40 years of civil engineering, project management, permitting, design, and construction experience on a wide variety of public and private projects.

“Weston & Sampson is a collection of like-minded professionals that focuses on a collaborative proactive approach to providing our clients with the solutions they need. Our project teams strive to enhance the value of infrastructure projects by providing quality products and proper solutions based on sound engineering principals, while gaining professional and personnel satisfaction on every project.”

Office Location: 100 Foxborough Boulevard, Suite 250 | Foxborough, MA 02035

David Elmer, PE

David Elmer, PE

Discipline Leader, Wastewater
David Elmer, PE
Discipline Leader, Wastewater

David is Vice President and Discipline Leader of the firm’s Wastewater program. He has more than 20 years of experience with wastewater and stormwater system planning, design, rehabilitation and construction. His focus on evaluation and rehabilitation of existing infrastructure has helped build one of the most innovative and successful sewer rehabilitation practices in the Northeast.

“Weston & Sampson has been a great place to learn and grow as an engineer. Our supportive and collaborative work environment make it an ideal place to work. We encourage feedback and ideas from all levels of the organization and are in constant pursuit of innovation and efficiency. Our ‘Client First’ approach and responsible corporate values have always made me proud to work for Weston & Sampson.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867

Frank Ricciardi, PE, LSP

Frank Ricciardi, PE, LSP

Discipline Leader, EGE
Frank Ricciardi, PE, LSP
Discipline Leader, Environmental, Geotechnical, & Energy

Frank is Vice President and Discipline Leader for the firm’s Environmental, Geotechnical, & Energy program. Frank has more than 25 years of experience in project management, climate resiliency design. environmental engineering, remediation system design, and hazardous waste site assessments.

“Working with our clients to tackle their most difficult challenges and enhance the natural and built environment is our goal. These challenges may involve impacted properties, climate resilience, or development/construction related obstacles. Our staff always team with our clients to work in a collaborative/innovative manner that exceeds their objectives and builds strong relationships.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867

Leah Stanton, PE

Leah Stanton, PE

Discipline Leader, Water
Leah Stanton, PE
Discipline Leader, Water

Leah, Vice President and Discipline Leader of the firm’s Water program, has more than 20 years of experience in the study, design, and construction of water supply, storage, distribution, and treatment systems.

“My career at Weston & Sampson is fulfilling and rewarding on many levels. I enjoy the work we do, my teammates, and our clients. I have developed significant relationships throughout my career and consider many clients and coworkers to be lifelong friends.”

Office Location: 55 Walkers Brook Drive, Suite 100 | Reading, MA 01867