Hole Montes’ Thomas J. Pugh wins 2022 Mac Ulsch Award

Thomas J. Pugh, P.E., Hole Montes’ director of environmental engineering, has been named the Mac Ulsch Award winner by the Florida Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). It is the second time Pugh has won the award, which is named in honor of Mac Ulsch, who was instrumental in chartering Florida’s APWA chapter. The award, which Pugh also received in 2014, recognizes a member who has shown long-term, outstanding and dedicated service to the chapter. “The APWA is a vast organization that includes numerous disciplines, so being recognized twice with the Mac Ulsch Award is an incredible honor,” Pugh said. “In our field, it’s important to share best practices and continuously learn from each other, and the APWA is helping improve public works across Florida and beyond.” The APWA is an international educational and professional association of public agencies, private sector companies and individuals dedicated to providing high-quality public works goods and services. Its membership includes professionals specializing in emergency management, engineering and technology, facilities and grounds, fleet services, leadership and management, solid waste management, recycling programs, transportation, utility and right-of-way issues, stormwater management, water resources management and wastewater management. As director of environmental engineering at Hole Montes, Pugh leads the firm’s division that keeps Southwest Florida’s water supply safe and maintains the region’s quality of life. Hole Montes provides design, consultation and project management services for water, wastewater and water reuse systems throughout Southwest Florida. The firm designs, inspects and provides operations support for water and wastewater treatment plant projects, force mains and lift stations, and water and sewer lines for local government agencies and private utilities. In addition, Hole Montes takes a leadership role in the planning and development of regional wastewater systems to meet demands of a growing year-round and seasonal population. Pugh has 32 years of engineering experience

July 20th, 2022|Uncategorized|


William E. Prysi, PLA, ASLA, Director of Landscape Architecture and Design Hole Montes, Inc is pleased to announce the addition of William E. Prysi, PLA, ASLA, Director of Landscape Architecture and Design, and John J. Holtsclaw, Senior Designer. Bill has been a driving force in southwest Florida in the integration of digital technologies with landscape architectural design over the past several decades, winning numerous state and national awards for his work. John Holtsclaw has a long career in landscape architectural designand has previously served as a project manager for a local architectural firm. John is a leading expert in the use of Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) and 3D graphics. “We are very excited to have Bill and John join Hole Montes. These services will significantly enhance our ability to exceed our client’s expectations.” said Bob Mulhere, President of Hole Montes.  Hole Montes, Inc. has been servicing public and private sector clients throughout the State of Florida since 1966. In addition to landscape architecture and computer-generated graphic design, Hole Montes provides a full range of professional servicesincluding land planning, civil and environmental engineering, public infrastructure design, including, roadway and aviationfacilities, and surveying and mapping.

July 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Hole Montes Names New Shareholders

Naples, FL – January, 2020 – Hole Montes, Inc. named Barry E. Jones, P.E. and Paula N.C. McMichael, AICP as Shareholders. Jones has 27 years of experience in Civil Engineering. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Florida Engineering Society (FES). McMichael has 17 years of experience as a certified Planner. She earned her B.A. in English from Smith College and a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning with Honors for Environmental Growth Management Fellow from Florida Atlantic University. She is a member of the American Planning Association, Florida Planning & Zoning Association and Lee County Land Development Code Advisory Committee. Bob Mulhere, President of Hole Montes, stated: “We are very excited to welcome Barry and Paula to our ownership group and look forward to many outstanding contributions from both in the coming years.” Hole Montes has been providing their consulting expertise to both public and private sector clients for over fifty years. Visit www.holemontes.com or contact the office at 239.254.2000.

January 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|