MNS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH LONG POINT CAPITAL

MNS Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Long Point Capital, a New York-based private equity group, acquired an interest in the privately held firm. Headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, MNS is a multi-service infrastructure consulting firm offering construction management, civil engineering, and surveying services throughout California. The transaction closed in August and represents a substantial investment by both firms to accelerate MNS’ growth within California and other geographies nationally.

MNS’ organic and M&A based growth strategy has proven successful, more than doubling corporate revenue since 2016. “We had already successfully acquired S&C Engineers in 2018. We knew that to remain competitive in the market space, we needed to continue to grow and diversify our service offerings. Our partnership with LPC provides us with a platform for meaningful growth and expansion while maintaining our firm culture and legacy.” – Jim Salvito, President & CEO

The firm’s legacy dates back well over 100 years and has long been the cornerstone of the Central Coast community. With nearly 200 professionals located in nine (9) offices throughout California, the firm has provided services to the transportation, water resources, government services, and federal markets for nearly 60 years. “Our strategic partnership with LPC will allow MNS to continue to build upon our history and collective expertise, deepening our resources and specialties through acquisition.” – Miranda Patton, Vice President Business Development 

“MNS was an ideal match given our prior experience in growing similarly sized A/E firms. We look forward to working with MNS’ management team, combining our capital and operational expertise, to accelerate growth and drive financial performance.” – Ira Starr, Managing Partner, LPC

Long Point Capital (LPC), founded in 1998, is a Michigan and New York based investment firm which invests in outstanding founder, family, and management-owned companies, with highly capable management teams and strong growth prospects.  LPC focuses on professional service companies with EBITDA between $5 million and $50 million with defensible market, customer and product positions, solid long-term industry fundamentals, and a history of stable earnings.

MNS Expands Southern California Market with Vice President of Regional Operations – Southern California

MNS Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Talin Espinoza as Vice President of Regional Operations – Southern California. Talin is a well-respected member of the A/E/C industry bringing over 15 years of experience developing and implementing corporate growth and organizational development strategies. As Vice President of Regional Operations, she will be responsible for advancing MNS’ strategic growth initiatives, increasing market visibility, and enhancing client services in Southern California.

“We are excited to have Talin join the MNS team,” said Jim Salvito, President/CEO. “She is a proven leader in the A/E/C industry and brings a passion for strategic thinking and growth. Her knowledge and experience in the industry will further support and strengthen our ability to provide a high level of service to our clients. She goes above and beyond expectations to deliver for her clients.”

Talin has held numerous leadership positions having recently completed her term as President of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Southern California Chapter and is currently a member of the Executive Committee. She serves on the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of California, Los Angeles District Board of Directors and is a member of AGC’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force. She is also a contributing writer for the Zweig Letter, a management newsletter providing unique insight and inspiration to A/E/C firm leaders.

“I have deep admiration and respect for the civil engineering profession, particularly the government sector. I have spent my career working with public agency clients delivering high quality technical teams to solve the unique challenges of today. I bring this enthusiasm with me to MNS and look forward to working with this inspiring team of professionals dedicated to improving people’s lives through quality infrastructure services.” – Talin Espinoza 

Talin is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design and has a keen eye for graphic design and corporate branding. She is well known for her mastery of meaningful communication, bringing this talent to building strong internal and external teams. Talin is inspired by leaders who challenge social norms and expectations.

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City of Santa Clarita receives 2014 APWA Project of the Year Award

 

The City of Santa Clarita received  the 2014 APWA Project of the Year Award from the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) for the Newhall Roundabout. This $2.2M roundabout design project created a main gateway to the historic Newhall commercial district and optimized traffic calming and pedestrian safety measures at the busy intersection. MNS Engineers, Inc. (MNS) provided engineering and construction surveying services. [ read more… ]