National Recognition for Excellence
Lombardo Associates is a recipient of the prestigious American Consulting Engineer's Council Engineering Excellence Award, and an Engineering News Record Construction Man of the Year candidate award, and was designated an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist.
Following are excerpts from representative letters of recommendation:
"You (Pio Lombardo) and your team did an absolutely magnificent job that will be long remembered by all of us as the standard against which all such efforts will be measured."
"It is relevant to note that the alternative system recommended by Lombardo Associates was not identified by previous engineering studies and was more cost-effective than the previously proposed conventional system."
"We were impressed with Mr. Lombardo's technical knowledge, depth of experience, professional integrity, and customer service. I am looking forward to working with him on future projects."
"Mr. Lombardo demonstrated a strong command of wastewater and business management issues as he constantly sought opportunities in projects that would produce value for the customer. ...Mr. Lombardo revealed his
strong insights with innovative wastewater systems which allowed him to evaluate and develop unique wastewater management solutions."
"I consider Pio to be one of the pre-eminent national figures in the area of wastewater management. Pio has a thorough grasp of all technological and business issues and solutions in the field of wastewater treatment.
This knowledge forms the solid foundation for his work. What is unique is that he can apply technology with a sure and far reaching vision that is rare in the field of engineering. One only needs to examine some of his past
projects to gain an understanding of this outstanding skill."
"Lombardo Associates was able to convince... [the Town of Woodstock] that realistic and economical solutions were available. ...[Lombardo Associates] worked effectively with three Citizens Advisory Committees...
almost every problem involved with this project concerning the various levels of governmental agencies was anticipated by Pio and his staff. I recommend Lombardo Associates to any community with a serious environmental
"I most heartily endorse Pio Lombardo in any role for an alternative [wastewater management] technology concept or project with local and regional governments."
"[Lombardo Associates] did an excellent job in leading such a diverse group as our committee to a common decision.
"Mr. Lombardo has advocated (and subsequently successfully implemented) the use of tailored (i.e. appropriate) wastewater management solutions for communities because these systems are lower cost, environmentally
compatible and simple to operate. The quality of his work is best exemplified by the recognition of his peers through his receipt of national Engineering Excellence awards. Pio is a man of unique competence in wastewater
"Accessibility to Township residents as well as Township officials throughout the study process was invaluable, as excellent communication alleviated many potential misunderstandings."
"[Lombardo Associates] demonstrated prompt and efficient business practices in the preparation of all requested information and completed necessary changes in the same manner."
"Of all the environmental engineers we talked with, it was Mr. Lombardo who proposed the innovative procedure...for the Towns of Seekonk, Rehoboth, and Swansea."
"You took the time to identify Varian's concerns ...and you ensured actions were identified and implemented to address them. You enhanced the level of communication and improved the documentation for work
"We have found Mr. Lombardo to be a competent engineer... to have a political and public relations sensitivity that is unique in his profession....What sets Mr. Lombardo apart is his ability to develop an
engineering solution to a problem that is tailored to the specific needs of the project at hand."
"Mr. Lombardo has consistently pursued innovative and environmentally protective wastewater plans."
“Thanks forthe on-going "get it done", "whatever it takes to deliver a quality product" approach. I feel very fortunate to have you as my colleague on the (new 25 MGD Water Treatment Plant and
distribution system rehabilitation) project !”