Watcon Joins Top ENR Firm Verdantas, Strengthening its Civil Engineering Services

DUBLIN, Ohio—Verdantas, a private-equity-backed firm specializing in sustainable engineering and environmental services, is excited to announce its strategic acquisition of Watcon Consulting Engineers (Watcon), a highly respected company known for its outstanding civil engineering related services across the central Ohio region. Watcon's expertise spans water/sanitary/storm systems, street/roadway design, site evaluation, land planning, and a comprehensive suite of surveying services, including topographic, boundary, ALTA, and construction staking.

Jesse Kropelnicki, Chief Executive Officer of Verdantas, emphasized, "This acquisition is a great fit for both organizations, reaffirming Verdantas' dedication to delivering exceptional services while broadening its capabilities. Notably, this acquisition is particularly special as it was driven organically by long-standing local relationships within the Verdantas team, reflecting the trust and synergy that underpins our leadership approach and vision for growth forward."

Ashley Chang, Vice President at RTC Partners, remarked, "The inclusion of Watcon brings a wealth of additional experienced leadership and resources into Ohio, positioning Verdantas to continue its growth in that market."

The union of Verdantas and Watcon represents a stride forward for both companies and underscores our shared commitment to excellence and delivering unmatched services to our local clients while Verdantas continues to expand its national footprint.

About Verdantas 

Verdantas is a private-equity-backed leader in sustainable engineering, planning, and environmental science services. With a team of almost 1,000 professionals in 45 U.S. offices, including top scientists, engineers, and technical experts, we foster a people-focused culture that prioritizes the well-being of our employees, clients, and the communities we serve. For more information, please visit www.verdantas.com.

About RTC Partners 

RTC Partners is a private equity firm that invests in and builds strong businesses with committed management teams in the professional, business, and healthcare services industries. The firm’s dedicated emphasis on human capital, combined with its thoughtful approach to organic and inorganic opportunities, allows organizations to unlock the next stage of growth while enabling sustainable and long-term value creation for all stakeholders. RTC is actively seeking additional platforms and add-on acquisitions in its markets. For more information, visit rtcpartners.com.


Alyson Hanson, Vice President of Strategic Communications
Email: Ahanson@verdantas.com    

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