Get to Know New Hire, Michael Beach!

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“It is my pleasure to welcome Michael to our team,” said Kirk Stowers, Principal of Broadbent & Associates’ Las Vegas location. “Michael brings extensive experience to his role as Director of Engineering. His expertise will allow us to hone and expand our engineering capabilities and ensure we continue to provide top-quality services to our clients. I look forward to the ideas and opportunities that Michael will bring to our organization.” Michael brings more than two decades of experience in civil engineering to his new role and will be tasked with overseeing and directing all activities within the engineering department. He will serve as the lead on the department’s projects as well as work to develop plans and strategies to expand Read More »

A New Addition to the Elko Team!

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We are proud to announce the addition of Don Andrae as senior technician at our Elko location. Andrae, formerly a lead environmental technician with Nevada Gold Mines, joins Broadbent with more than 30 years of experience in both mining and environmental sampling. “It is a pleasure to welcome Don to our team,” said Randy Miller, vice president and principal engineer at Broadbent. “It is exciting to see our presence in Elko grow, after opening our office in September of last year, and we look forward to the continued growth and success that Don will help us achieve.” Read the rest here!

New Environmental Management Degree at CSN

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While Broadbent wasn’t the only firm to participate in the development of this amazing new Bachelor’s Degree at CSN, we want to highlight Dr. Douglas Sims, who is the real brains behind the program. To further these efforts our very own Kirk Stowers, Principal Geologist, and Dr. Sims sat down with KNPR to discuss the new degree program and its importance to the environmental community. You can find the recording here. We are very excited to see a program like this and hope to be involved in its continuing development. It’s not often that a firm gets to contribute to the development of such a unique and necessary program. Broadbent is honored to have taken part. If you would like Read More »

Community Support – Safe Embrace Trees & Lights Gala

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Broadbent is more than just an environmental consulting firm operating in the western United States. We are also an active business and active individuals striving to be part of our communities where we live and work through volunteerism and financial donations to various non-profit organizations. A recent example of this is Broadbent’s participation in the 2nd Annual Safe Embrace Trees & Lights Gala in our local community of Reno, NV. Safe Embrace provides services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and the Gala raised funds to support an emergency shelter expansion project. The Broadbent – Reno team worked together to design a themed Christmas tree titled, “Truckee River Wonderland.” Of course, our enthusiasm in the work we do was Read More »

Broadbent & Associates, Inc. Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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In late 1987, our namesake and founder, Bob Broadbent, opened Broadbent & Associates as a sole employee in a shared suite with his brother’s insurance company located in the back of a barber shop in Boulder City, NV. Humble beginnings to be sure. The ensuing 30 years have seen steady and successful growth to where the company now has over 100 employees operating out of six offices located across the western United States. The company has grown from a small environmental firm specializing in petroleum hydrocarbon/gas station releases, to a western region environmental engineering firm offering a wide variety of professional services within the earth sciences industry. We recognized early on that diversification was critical to survival and that we Read More »