Braun Intertec buys environmental consultancy Anderson Kelsey Group

03 December 2020 1 min. read

Engineering consultancy Braun Intertec has acquired Anderson Kelsey Group (AKG), a Minneapolis-based boutique environmental consulting firm.

AKG helps industrial, healthcare, and retail clients develop environmental compliance strategies, complete permit applications, implement corrective action programs, identify staffing requirements, and train facility employees. Some of the firm’s recent work includes helping healthcare facilities design hazardous waste management programs, supporting a client with a nationwide environmental compliance program, and delivering environmental reporting for a retailer with 1,800 US locations.

The consultancy is led by Paul Anderson and William Kelsey, who together have more than 35 years of experience advising industrial and healthcare facilities on environmental, health, and safety matters. The AKG team also includes environmental manager Jake Hartman.

Braun Intertec buys environmental consultancy Anderson Kelsey GroupMinneapolis-based Braun Intertec’s acquisition of the boutique firm, which finalized in October, will expand its environmental consulting capabilities.

"I am pleased to have the talented team from AKG join our employee-owners," said Jon Carlson, CEO of Braun Intertec. "The addition of AKG expands our permitting and compliance practice and enhances our ability to provide these services to clients nationwide."

Braun Intertec provides geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and testing to a range of industries, including healthcare, retail, industrial, mining, oil & gas, and transportation. The consulting firm has more than 1,000 people across 35+ offices in Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana.

"This is an excellent opportunity for our entire team," said Bill Kelsey, CEO of AKG. "Braun Intertec is a highly respected employee-owned firm with a strong reputation for focusing on developing strong client relationships that align with our values."