May 27, 2022
Loureiro expands its building and land engineering division
Kurt Prochorena and Christopher Blaze join the firm
PLAINVILLE, Conn. (May 23, 2022) – Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. (Loureiro) is pleased to announce the addition of two seasoned industry professionals to its growth Building and Land Engineering Division.
Kurt Prochorena, PEI joined the company as Vice President, Building and Grounds Engineering. Prochorena, a professional engineer with 30 years of experience, is licensed in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Previously, he worked for a Boston-based consulting firm, where he served as a director and managed the company’s Connecticut office. His experience includes public and private sector projects for educational institutions, infrastructure improvements, multi-family housing and industrial/commercial facilities. Prochorena graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from Norwich University.
“Kurt is an experienced leader with a proven track record of managing successful projects,” said David Fiereck, President. “His resume encompasses everything from schools to warehouses to roads and bridges. His vast experience in site design will take our building and lands engineering division to the next level.”
Christopher Blaze joined the company as Director, Land and Utilities Surveys, bringing over 20 years of surveying experience to this role. He served as the Detachment’s Chief of Operations and Senior Instructor at the Department of Defense Joint Services Survey School during his 15 years as a U.S. Marine and rose to the rank of gunnery sergeant.
Following his military service, Blaze served as Executive Director of Operations and Partner for Exacta land surveyors of Cleveland, Ohio. He has consulted for the geospatial industry on operations and mergers and acquisitions, including a national provider of ALTA and investment companies seeking to enter the market. He comes to Loureiro from G-Source Technologies LLC, an international CAD/design company where he served as Director of Sales. Blaze earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Clarion University in Pennsylvania.
“Chris is a highly experienced surveyor who will put the skills he has honed over 15 years to deliver an unprecedented level of customer service to our surveying clients,” says Fiereck. “His expertise, coupled with his enthusiasm for new technologies – like LiDAR, machine-controlled construction equipment and 3D laser scanning – strengthens our ability to be an indispensable, full-service partner that our customers can rely on. “
Based in Plainville, Connecticut, with offices in Groton, Connecticut; Rockland, Massachusetts; St. Louis, Missouri; Stratham, New Hampshire; Apex, North Carolina; Providence, Rhode Island; and in Washington, DC, Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. is a 100% employee-owned, full-service, multidisciplinary firm that provides engineering, environmental and construction services. Learn more: https://loureiro.com