GTA Expands Geographic Reach into Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky

Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), an east coast geotechnical and environmental consulting firm, announced that it has acquired the Geo/Env firm Terra Nova Engineering, PLLC. Dan Terranova, PE, and his amazing staff lead GTA into the Nashville scene including all parts of Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky.

Along with his staff of 15, Founder and Principal of Terra Nova, Dan Terranova joins the GTA family as a Vice President and Shareholder. Terra Nova was established in 2013 and provides geotechnical engineering and environmental consulting services to the TN, AL and KY markets. Dan and his firm have built a strong reputation, and following, by serving commercial and residential developers, municipalities, other engineering firms and contractors with a high level of technical expertise coupled with impeccable character.

“GTA has been looking to establish an office in the Nashville area for some time now,” said Dave Zmijewski, P.E., President of GTA. “GTA and Terra Nova have complementary business practices and philosophies which make for an ideal fit. The acquisition of Terra Nova serves to jump start our presence in Nashville and throughout Tennessee where we can expand our value-based solutions to problematic conditions and construction challenges, supported by the technical expertise and horsepower of our other 16 offices and nearly 400 employees. We’re excited about this outstanding opportunity and look forward to being a great business partner to the community.”

As GTA continues to grow the Nashville office, they will expand the office’s geotechnical engineering, construction observation and testing services, and laboratory capabilities. GTA will also bring environmental consulting services in-house so that their clients will benefit from a coordinated effort and its associated cost benefits. Additionally, GTA’s office will serve as a regional hub where their staff will continue providing engineering services for projects located in southern Kentucky and Alabama.

Newly appointed GTA V.P., Dan Terranova, manages the new office. With more than 30 years of professional experience, Dan has earned a solid reputation for solving geotechnical problems, and for his exceptional team management. In his new role with GTA, Dan is responsible for managing the expansion of the office, overseeing geotechnical and environmental engineering, and construction observation and testing projects, providing quality control of reports, and client development. Dan is a registered professional engineer in Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, and Mississippi. He is particularly knowledgeable of the Nashville area market and geology. Dan received his Master in Engineering (Civil Engineering) and his Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science from University of Louisville. He is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Tennessee Section and is a former Board Member and President of their Geotechnical Group.

For business opportunities in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama please contact Dan Terranova at:

170-D East Main Street, #124
Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075
Dan Terranova, PE
(615) 509-6012

About Geo-Technology Associates, Inc.

GTA, established in 1985, is an east coast geo-environmental firm that specializes in geotechnical engineering, hydrogeology, environmental and natural resources consulting, and materials testing engineering. The firm has a staff of nearly 400 within 17 locations in Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Metro NY, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina. GTA provides cost-efficient and creative solutions in the planning, design, and construction of commercial, residential, industrial, and infrastructure projects.

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Daniel D. Terranova, PE
Vice President
Geotechnical Engineering
Construction Observation
and Testing

Nashville, TN Office
(615) 509-6012