CLA Engineers

Key Staff

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Below is a brief listing and description of our key staff members.

Thomas L. Cummings, P.E., Principal

Mr. Cummings has been gaining experience in all aspects of civil engineering since 1969, ranging from the design of streets, utilities, drainage, structures, site improvements and bridges. He has worked as a civil engineer for the City of Norwich and in the military, as well as being a private consultant since 1978. He has also provided on call engineering to several municipalities in Eastern Connecticut.

Ellen M. Bartlett, P.E., CPSWQ, Principal

Ms. Bartlett joined the firm of CLA Engineers, Inc. in 1987 when she immediately became part of the design of several civil engineering developments and capital improvement projects. She is a LEED accredited professional providing green building consulting services for institutional and residential projects. Ms. Bartlett is a Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality with extensive experience in hydrology.

Robert A. DeLuca, P.E., Principal

Mr. DeLuca has been involved with civil and utility engineering in the Eastern Connecticut and Rhode Island areas for over 20 years. His specific utility experience includes water supply, sanitary engineering and storm drainage from conceptual planning to final construction. He also provides on call engineering services to several municipalities in Eastern Connecticut.

Robert C. Russo, C.S.S., Soil Scientist/Environmental Scientist

Mr. Russo has been involved with wetland and environmental investigations and permitting throughout Connecticut for the past 20 years. His experience includes utility, roadway, commercial and residential projects. He is familiar with permitting requirements on the local, State and Federal levels. He has also provided on-call soil scientist, permitting and inspection services to several municipalities in Eastern Connecticut.

Robert L. Mullen, L.S., Land Surveyor

Mr. Mullen began his career in the field of land surveying in 1973 after his service in the U.S. Navy.  He has gained practical experience starting as a rodman, and continuing to a principal in his own firm. His surveying activities have included boundary, topographic, construction, control, hydrographic and subdivision design. Mr. Mullen manages the survey group which includes two to three field crews.
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