Vermont-based SSG Advisors has been working with Tetra Tech on international development projects since 2010. SSG’s innovation and knowledge of public-private partnerships complements Tetra Tech’s breadth of governance, social science, natural resources management, and engineering experience. From a base of mutual trust, these neighboring companies jointly pursue global projects.
Mentor-Protégé Success Stories
Tetra Tech recognizes that tremendous entrepreneurial spirit and innovation exists in the small business community. We believe that by working with smaller companies—companies that share our non-bureaucratic and flexible approach—we can form competitive, high-performance teams.
The success of our mentor-protégé relationships have resulted in multiple awards recognizing our outstanding mentor-protégé teams. Our small business partners have developed, expanded, and even become mentors in their own right.
Green Seal Environmental Inc. (GSE) provides environmental engineering, survey and drafting, site remediation services, and specialized recycling and solid waste consulting for clients throughout the United States. The relationship between GSE and Tetra Tech is intended to foster increased collaboration towards the acquisition of large-scale federal contracts.
The Houghton Associates-Tetra Tech relationship began in 1998 when Rob Houghton consulted on a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) contract to develop Wide-Area Augmentation System (WAAS), an air navigation aid that improves the Global Positioning System’s accuracy and availability for all phases of flight, especially precision landing approaches. Houghton was a protégé of Tetra Tech under the FAA’s Mentor-Protégé program from 2011 to 2016.
SES-TECH Global Solutions (SES-TECH) was established as a joint venture between Tetra Tech and Sealaska Environmental Services, an 8(a) Alaska Native Corporation and a subsidiary of Sealaska Corporation. The joint venture brings together the extensive experience of Sealaska Environmental Services and Tetra Tech in managing environmental remediation projects for a variety of clients, including projects requiring multidisciplinary skills, craft labor, and multiple subcontractor capabilities.
Tetra Tech and TriEco have worked together in various projects since 2005. Our focus on developing a long-term relationship has been beneficial to both firms, and our combined capabilities have resulted in significant project wins requiring our specialized services in hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste (HTRW) cleanup.