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Partner Hires Jennifer Giuliano as Part of the Firm's Ongoing Expansion

Jennifer Giuliano joins Partner as part of the firm’s ongoing expansion in the Midwest region

Jennifer Giuliano Joins Partner in the MidwestCleveland, OH—May 5, 2016—Partner Engineering and Science Inc. (Partner), a California-based engineering, environmental, and energy consulting firm, has announced that Jennifer Giuliano has joined Partner’s team in Ohio. Giuliano, who has over 13 years of experience in the commercial real estate due diligence services industry and 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, joins Partner as part of the firm’s ongoing expansion to serve the growing real estate and development market in the Midwest region.

Giuliano has extensive experience conducting and managing national and international Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs), Remedial Activities and Site Closure Activities under various regulatory programs across the U.S. and throughout the globe. In her previous role as a project manager for due diligence activities at AECOM, Giuliano worked with a variety of national and international clients directing due diligence projects in support of property leases, acquisitions, management or divestitures. As a project manager for Partner, Giuliano will play an important role in supporting Partner’s footprint around the country and maintaining its position as the market leader for due diligence services in the U.S.

“We’re very excited to welcome Jennifer to Partner. She has been involved in a number of pivotal and exciting projects throughout her career,” said Joseph Derhake, PE, CEO of Partner. “Specifically, her substantial experience working through complex technical and regulatory issues for many auto service clients around the country will be of great value to our team.”

Giuliano joins Partner Principal James Davenport in Cleveland, Ohio where Partner is set to open a downtown office by fall 2016. In response to fast-growing demand in the region, Giuliano will be responsible for doubling the number of staff in the Cleveland area over the next year.

“Partner was recently name the number 1 provider of Environmental Site Assessments in Ohio, which is an achievement we’re very proud of” says Derhake. “Growing our strong presence in Cleveland will of course be critical to maintaining this title, and I’m very confident in Jennifer’s ability to lead the expansion of our local resources there.”

Giuliano has a significant background in serving large industrial clients, public agencies and national auto service centers as well as public clients, including the Ohio Department of Transportation and the City of Cleveland. Giuliano’s professional focus is in providing project management services during the due diligence phase of acquisitions or terminations on vacant land development, building expansion, commercial and industrial sites and road expansion projects. She has worked on due diligence activities for mergers and acquisitions taking place in Europe, Asia, Brazil, and India for large industrial clients.

“I’m excited to join such a prominent firm that considers environmental due diligence a core priority,” said Giuliano. “I look forward to using my experience and contacts to help the firm expand further into Ohio and large industrial markets.”

Giuliano has an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science from Cuyahoga Community College in Environmental Health and Safety Technology and a B.B.A. in Finance from Cleveland State University. She joins Partner from AECOM where she was a Project Manager for Due Diligence services.