Peter H. Grose named CEO of Fuss & O'Neill, Inc.

Peter Grose takes on dual role of President and CEO at engineering firm Fuss & O'Neill.

Online PR News – 13-October-2010 – – Manchester, CT – October 6, 2010 – Manchester-based Fuss & O’Neill, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter H. Grose in the dual role of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Grose, who has been with Fuss & O’Neill for over 30 years, and took on the role of President in July of 2009, officially added the duties and title of Chief Executive Officer beginning on July 1, 2010. Fuss & O’Neill’s former CEO, Jeffrey Heidtman, is now Fuss & O’Neill’s Chairman of the Board.
"Fuss & O'Neill and our clients have benefited greatly from Peter's knowledge, expertise and tutelage. He is an excellent engineer and businessman and is well-suited to lead the firm into the future." Mr. Heidtman said.
Mr. Grose, who began his career with Fuss & O'Neill, has directed some of the firm’s largest design and construction service programs, including wastewater collection system and treatment plant projects for the communities of Coventry, Newtown, Burlington, Groton and the Bolton Lakes District, and has led a major ground-breaking decentralized wastewater management program in Old Saybrook. In his new role, Peter is looking forward to taking on the challenges of controlled and responsible growth of the multi-disciplined, geographically diverse engineering and design firm he knows so well.
"I look forward to augmenting our existing services in the right areas and exploring new and exciting complementary offerings. In recent months we have continued to expand our business, enriching several areas of expertise, including Landscape Architecture, Sustainability, and Energy Alternatives; adding new faces of leadership as well. It is an exciting time, and we are eager to lead the way for a renewable and sustainable generation."
Prior to his new role as President/CEO, Mr. Grose directed the firm's Facilities and Environmental Systems Division, which includes wastewater, water, solid waste, stormwater management, water resources and environmental impact analysis services. Mr. Grose has spoken extensively in the industry, has authored numerous publications and is the current Connecticut State Director for the New England Water Environment Association.
Since 1924 Fuss & O'Neill's engineers and scientists have provided consulting services to public and private clients. Currently, with a staff of nearly 300, Fuss & O'Neill has office locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and South Carolina.
Fuss & O’Neill is a full-service consulting firm specializing in planning, scientific studies and engineering. The company has been serving public and private sector clients for over 85 years, providing multidisciplinary solutions that maximize value and best addresses their clients’ long term needs.The Fuss & O’Neill, Inc. family of companies includes Fuss & O’Neill Technologies LLC, Fuss & O’Neill Design/Build LLC, Fuss & O'Neill EnviroScience, Fuss & O’Neill Energy Alternatives LLC and Fuss & O’Neill Manufacturing Solutions LLC.