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As we look back fondly on 2023, we see our 50th anniversary in the rearview mirror alongside staff promotions and recognitions, and award-winning projects. We are so excited about the team we’ve built and the services we provide, and we’re even happier to share this with our newest team members! Because as much as 2023 provided celebration, it also provided opportunity.

Opportunity for growth.

We welcomed 15 new employees to Hoyle Tanner in 2023 – get to know a little bit about them below and how they’ll help shape our team moving forward.


Briana Cronin corporate headshot with LinkedIn symbol in upper cornerBriana Cronin, PE joined us as a senior structural engineer in our Burlington, Vermont office, lending her 17 years of experience to our robust Ground Transportation Division! Briana brings a diverse background in roadway, bicycle & pedestrian, and bridge projects.




Stacie Haskell corporate headshot with LinkedIn symbol in upper cornerStacie Haskell joined our Yarmouth, Maine office as a Senior Project Assistant with a specialty in aviation. Her 20 years of experience with Maine airports is an asset to our division.





Sara Sullivan corporate headshot with LinkedIn logo in upper cornerSara Sullivan, EI began with us in our Oviedo, Florida office as a civil engineer. With her nine years of experience, she got straight to work on solar projects in the Virgin Islands and New Hampshire. On top of that, her passion for sustainability has landed her in our RISER group, focused on environmentally-conscious initiatives.



Mike Murphy corporate headshot with LinkedIn logo in upper cornerMichael Murphy started his career with us in May as a structural engineer! He joins Stacie as a new addition to our Yarmouth team. Michael’s interning career led him to land development and construction, but he graduated from the University of Maine – Orono understanding his true passion was in bridge engineering. He is interested in enhancing water crossing infrastructure to ensure heightened human safety, while minimizing any adverse effects on the surrounding ecosystem.




Sarah Foy corporate headshot with LinkedIn logo in upper cornerJune welcomed Sarah Foy with open arms to our Burlington, Vermont office as an intern. While she waits to graduate university in 2024, she’s spending time with us developing her love of environmental engineering under our water quality experts.



Kelly LaVigne corporate headshot with LinkedIn logo in upper cornerKelly LaVigne, PE also joined us in the Burlington office in June, bringing 12 years of experience with her. In her role as a senior structural engineer, she mentors junior staff on the development and design of transportation infrastructure projects and is an asset to our Ground Transportation Division.



Paul Hobbs corporate headshot with LinkedIn logo in upper cornerPaul Hobbs, PE is also a senior structural engineer and a welcome addition to our Burlington team. He specializes in project management and has a passion for civil engineering projects found at the intersection of infrastructure and public service.



Holly Lauzon corporate headshot with LinkedIn logo in upper cornerHolly Lauzon, IE began her structural engineering career with our Manchester office after graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Holly prioritizes the community’s safety and is interested in increasing the efficiency of various construction projects to help reduce the disruption that may be caused to surrounding communities. She’s been a valuable asset out on construction sites.



Jeffrey Burnap corporate headshotJeffrey Burnap joined our Manchester, New Hampshire headquarters as a part-time Resident Project Representative. His 36 years of experience gives him a critical eye for construction oversight, and we are lucky to have his expertise on our team.




Ian Maristany corporate headshot with LinkedIn logo in upper corner.Ian Maristany, EI is another great addition to our team in Yarmouth, adding to our Ground Transportation Division as a transportation engineer. Ian has been a part of roadway design and construction in Maine for several years and is applying the knowledge he gained as a roadway inspector to his perspective as an engineer.




David Breaux corporate headshot with LinkedIn logoDavid Breaux III is our newest airport engineer in our Oviedo office. He began his career with us after graduating from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in 2023, and immediately began working with airports across the state. We’re excited to have him on board!



Jenna Keenan corporate headshotJenna Keenan joined our Portsmouth, New Hampshire office as a part-time administrative assistant. Her positive attitude and willingness to help has lessened the load on our project assistants and created new opportunities.



Bridget Elsemore corporate headshot with LinkedIn logo in upper cornerBridget Elsemore, EIT is the first employee we welcomed back in 2023. When her family moved back to New Hampshire, she reached out to see if her skills as a civil engineer could still be useful on our team. With a prior four years with us and 13 total years of experience, having Bridget back has been a seamless transition and our group is grateful!




Lori Lehnen temporary photo Lori Lehnen, PE has 32 years of environmental engineering experience. Our paths crossed on a wastewater treatment facility project in New Hampshire where Lori was our subconsultant, and we started working with Lori more often – until she wanted to join our team in a more official way. Lori brings three decades of potable water and wastewater engineering experience, catering to municipal and industrial clients across the United States, to the team.




Thomas Bryce temporary corporate headshot with LinkedIn logo in upper cornerLast but certainly not least, we welcomed Thomas Bryce, CPESC, CESSWI in November. In our Burlington office, he operates as an environmental engineer and water resources specialist. His key focus has been on long-term water quality monitoring, hydraulic and hydrologic analysis, modeling streams and culverts, as well as designing stormwater systems. We’re thrilled that he’s joined our team!



Please join us in welcoming these team members to our firm, and may 2024 bring as much opportunity and growth as possible!