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September 5, 2018
CPS Joins J.S. Held
CPS Joins J.S. Held

CPS is an industry leader in construction claims, project management, and building forensic consulting, which strengthens J.S. Held's construction advisory practice.


Jericho, NY – September 5, 2018 – Global consulting firm J.S. Held today announced that it acquired Construction Process Solutions, Ltd. Construction Process Solutions (CPS) is a national construction consulting firm that provides project management support, dispute resolution services (including construction claims development and analysis), expert testimony, bond default analyses, and building forensic investigations.

The acquisition complements J.S. Held’s portfolio of professional services in construction consulting and strengthens the company’s Construction Advisory practice. Andrew T. Englehart, President & Director of CPS, will join J.S. Held as Senior Vice President. Michael Collins, Director of Project Support Services at CPS, joins as Vice President. Timothy J. Schap, Director of Building Forensics at CPS, also joins J.S. Held as Vice President.

“Since 1995, we have focused on creating solutions to our clients’ needs throughout the construction process. Regardless of our client’s role in the design and construction process, we’ve assisted at different stages, from inception to years after completion,” said Englehart. “By joining J.S. Held, we can now provide additional resources and invaluable experience from a wide range of professionals with skills and experiences that complement our existing capabilities to benefit clients and their projects.”

By joining forces with J.S. Held, CPS gains access to additional resources and experts to provide clients with an expanded suite of technical and scientific, financial, and strategic consulting services.

“I have admired the exceptional team at CPS for many years,” said Sean Donohue, Senior Vice President and Service Line Leader for J.S. Held Construction Advisory Services. “CPS is an industry leader in construction claims, project management, and building forensic consulting, and a trailblazer in the use of technology to provide these services. This is an exciting day for J.S. Held and our growing Construction Advisory Services practice.”

About J.S. Held

J.S. Held is a global consulting firm that combines technical, scientific, financial, and strategic expertise to advise clients seeking to realize value and mitigate risk. Our professionals serve as trusted advisors to organizations facing high stakes matters demanding urgent attention, staunch integrity, proven experience, clear-cut analysis, and an understanding of both tangible and intangible assets.

The firm provides a comprehensive suite of services, products, and data that enable clients to navigate complex, contentious, and often catastrophic situations.

J.S. Held, its affiliates and subsidiaries are not certified public accounting firm(s) and do not provide audit, attest, or any other public accounting services. J.S. Held is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice. Securities offered through PM Securities, LLC, d/b/a Phoenix IB, a part of J.S. Held, member FINRA/ SIPC or Ocean Tomo Investment Group, LLC, a part of J.S. Held, member FINRA/ SIPC. All rights reserved.
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