Joshua M. Bows, P.E.
President, Merrill Corporation
Josh Bows has managed numerous residential, commercial, and industrial projects from inception through permitting and construction since joining Merrill in 2002. As a lead engineer, he has designed single and multi-family residential projects and commercial site plans that involve stormwater management, well and regulatory compliance, and wastewater treatment. Josh has over 15 years experience as a Registered Professional Engineer and Mass. DEP Soils Evaluator. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Robert C. Merrill, P.E., LEED AP
Bob Merrill has served as the principal engineer of Merrill since 1979. He is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Bob is also certified as a Mass. DEP Soils Evaluator, Title 5 Septic Inspector, Massachusetts Construction Supervisor, and a LEED Accredited Professional. During a civil design and consulting career spanning nearly 40 years, Bob has designed, permitted, and supervised numerous commercial, residential, and industrial projects throughout New England. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University.
Peter G. Palmieri, P.E.
Director of Engineering
Peter Palmieri has been a Senior Project Manager with Merrill for over 28 years. As Director of Engineering, Peter oversees and manages Merrill’s civil design team and manages key projects. Peter holds a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Dana M. Altobello, P.E.
Senior Project Manager
Dana Altobello has over 15 years of experience in the planning, design, and permitting of numerous residential and commercial projects in eastern Massachusetts, including multi-unit and active adult communities. He has worked on a variety of projects, including stormwater management, on-site septic design, environmental permitting and Mass. DEP compliance. Additional areas of expertise include coastal dock permitting, zoning studies and land planning. Dana holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Roger Williams University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts and a Mass. DEP Soils Evaluator.
Thomas A. Pozerski, P.E., LEED AP
Senior Project Manager
Tom Pozerski has considerable experience in site assessments, hydrological analysis, sewer and utility design, local, state and federal permitting, and construction administration. Tom is a Registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts and is certified as a Mass. DEP Septic Inspector and Soils Evaluator. Prior to joining Merrill in 2007, Tom served for 31 years as a military engineering officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University.
Deborah W. Keller, P.E.
Senior Project Manager
Deborah Keller joined the Merrill Team in 2016 with over 22 years of experience in the design, management and permitting of many residential and commercial projects throughout Massachusetts. Deb has worked on all aspects of a project, including due diligence and feasibility studies, site design, grading, stormwater management and drainage analysis, state and local permitting, and construction administration services. Deb holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts.
Shane M. Brenner, P.L.S.
Director of Land Survey
Shane Brenner has over 24 years of land surveying experience and has worked on a multitude of detailed commercial, municipal and residential projects. As Director of Land Survey at Merrill Corporation, Shane has extensive experience in boundary line determination, commercial and residential subdivisions, land court surveys, topographic and detail surveys, bathymetric surveys, ALTA/NSPS Land Title surveys, GPS surveys, and construction layout services. Shane holds a degree from Quincy College and a Professional Land Surveyor Certificate from Wentworth Institute of Technology. He is a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in Massachusetts and a Licensed Land Surveyor in New Hampshire.
Land Surveyor/AutoCAD Designer
Vinny Carey has over 16 years of experience as a land surveyor and field survey technician. Since joining Merrill in 1999, Vinny has served as lead surveyor on numerous residential and commercial projects, responsible for collecting existing conditions field data, developing survey base plans, and setup and layout for construction.
Land Surveyor/AutoCAD Technician
Rich Cheverie joined Merrill in 2002 with a background in architecture, carpentry, land surveying, and construction. He works closely with Merrill’s engineering design team on residential and commercial projects, performing daily field surveys, construction layout, and AutoCAD plan preparation work. Rich holds a degree in Architectural Design from Massasoit Community College.
Land Surveyor/Field Technician
With over 14 years experience performing topographic and boundary surveys, construction layout, and operating advanced data collection systems, Chris Landry performs both commercial and residential field survey projects at Merrill. He coordinates field work and findings with our engineering personnel, as well as participating in research and plan preparation. Chris is 10 hour OSHA certified for Construction and studied Business Administration at Youngstown State University in Ohio.
Chris Sanderson leads Merrill Corporation’s Utility Division on natural gas related projects. Prior to joining Merrill, Chris worked on wind turbine projects in the Northeast involving wind resource assessments and environmental impact studies. Additional civil engineering design experience includes traffic impact assessments, residential subdivision design, septic design, and stormwater management. Chris holds a degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Wentworth Institute of Technology, as well as certifications from OSHA for Construction Safety and Health.
Bradley K. Lemont, E.I.T.
Design Engineer/Survey Technician
Brad joined the Merrill Team in 2014 with a diverse background in both land surveying and civil engineering design. As an experienced land surveyor, Brad contributes to the team design process from initial field survey through site design and permitting. Previous experience includes work as a survey crew chief and instrument operator, with extensive training in total station equipment in the surveying of property lines, topographic and wetlands surveys, Land Court surveys, ALTA surveys, and FEMA Elevation Certifications. As a design engineer, Brad’s expertise includes residential and commercial site design, septic design, stormwater analysis, and permitting. In addition to holding a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University, Brad is a certified MA Soils Evaluator, holds a certification from OSHA’s 40 hour HAZWOPER Course, and is a Registered Engineer in Training (E.I.T.).
David J. Newhall, E.I.T.
David Newhall joined Merrill as a Co-op employee during the summer of 2016. David has assisted on several residential, commercial, and industrial projects since joining Merrill as a full-time engineer in July of 2017. He participates in project research, plan preparation, field inspection, and project and field coordination. In addition to engineering, David has experience in land surveying as an instrument operator in topographic, property line, roadway, wetland location, and FEMA Elevation Certification surveys. David holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Villanova University and has recently passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam and is a certified MA Soils Evaluator.
Joshua L. Green
After being a Co-op employee with Merrill for two years Josh joined the team full-time in 2017. During his time with Merrill, Josh assisted the Engineering Division with various types of projects including residential subdivision design, residential and commercial septic design, stormwater management design, and roadway design. Josh also contributes to the Survey Department with both office and field related activities allowing him to work on a project from its inception to completion. Josh recently started managing projects for the Utility Division as well. Josh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology.