Coneco is pleased to announce the recent hiring of the following employees:

Ashley Kulesza, Environmental Scientist, Westford Office, started July 2018. Ashley received her Bachelor of Science in Geology from Bates College in May 2018. She joins the Coneco team following a year of undergraduate research assessing the Amount of Carbon Stored in Maine Salt Marshes, this thesis adds to the growing field of Blue Carbon and costal mitigation research.

Daniel DiFrancesco, Environmental Scientist, Bridgewater Office, started May 2018. Daniel received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Geoscience from Bridgewater State University in May 2018. He joins the Coneco team following a year of undergraduate research funded through the LSPA grant foundation, in which he analyzed elevated levels of Lead in urban fill soils throughout the City of Boston, Massachusetts. The purpose of this project was to confirm or disprove the Mass DEP’s current background limit of 600 mg/kg of Lead in urban fill soils.

Gabriel McGinn, Environmental Scientist, Bridgewater Office, started April 2018. Gabriel received his Bachelor of Science in Geology and Mathematics from Bates College in May 2018. He joins the Coneco team following a year of undergraduate research analyzing proglacial sedimentation in aim to characterize the hydrological response to climate change in a High-Arctic glaciated catchment.

Jonathan R. O’Brien, Senior Project Manager, Bridgewater Office, started January 2018.  Jonathan is a geologist with twenty-four (24) years of experience in the environmental consulting industry and more than eighteen years of experience as a project manager and client manager.  Jonathan received his Bachelor of Arts in Geology from Bates College and joins the Coneco team after gaining extensive experience at other firms performing and managing environmental site assessments and subsurface investigations at commercial and industrial sites with complex historical uses and oil or hazardous material release histories.  Jonathan has been a Licensed Site Professional in Massachusetts since 2004 and a Licensed Environmental Professional in Connecticut since 2013.