Anthony is a Principal at Avid with approximately 30-years experience in the field of electrical design and construction. Over the course of his career, he has been responsible for the design of countless facilities in virtually every market segment, and/or project type. As Principal, Anthony works to ensure the expectations of all project stakeholders are met while offering design solutions commensurate with project needs. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University, as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Bentley University. At Avid, the most rewarding aspect of his position is the opportunity to mentor young engineers and project managers. Anthony takes great pride in working to foster a culture of responsive, considerate engineering, and holds the distinctive responsibility of researching and publishing the "Avid Quote of the Week." Away from the office, Anthony enjoys following the four Boston sports teams, and spending time with his wife, two children and dog, Jax. An avid collector of music, Anthony continually tries to find time to digitize his collection of over 800 albums, cassettes and CD’s, while waiting for the next Pearl Jam tour.
Robert is a founding Principal with Avid Engineers. The grandson of a union pipe fitter, he was born and raised in metro-Boston, and spent the better part of his life surrounded by a family filled with mechanical contractors and entrepreneurs. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He was a proud college football player and Golden Glove champion. He has traveled the world, leading massive engineering efforts in China, Saudi Arabia, Russia and South Korea, but more than anything else, he likes people. He was built to be a leader and aspires to do it well – whether while coaching, running the business or leading a project. He values teamwork, honesty, family and friendship, and intends to use those priorities to grow Avid into one of the area’s finest firms.
Chris has over 14 years of experience in the commercial MEP/FP design field. A graduate of Villanova University, he oversees a wide variety of projects, from office fit-out to ISO 8 cleanroom design. As a senior Mechanical Engineer, Chris works closely with the team to ensure quality control on all projects. He is skilled at building code review, overseeing challenging project goals and executing sophisticated design. Chris enjoys playing hockey, spending time with his wife and their dog, as well as traveling to the Caribbean.
Josue Cisneros is a senior project manager with over 15 years’ experience in the building system evaluation, design, and construction field. Josue began his working with Avid in 2006, and is currently responsible for the daily operation of the company, overseeing project management and construction administration on significant projects. Josue’s strengths include his dedication to client service, overcoming challenging project goals, leadership, and attention to detail. In his free time, Josue loves spending time with his family. You might find him cheering at his son’s soccer games or daughter’s karate tournaments. He also enjoys traveling, camping, and rooting for his favorite basketball & soccer teams.
Mark Amico is a Principal with Avid Engineers. With over 25 years of experience, Mark has proven his leadership abilities through his management of complex design projects and dedication to reaching client goals. He is a seasoned project manager across various sectors, including commercial, academic, hospitality, healthcare, and laboratory. His exceptional interpersonal skills lead to seamless communication with his team and positive project outcomes. Beyond spending time with family and friends, Mark and his wife Beth enjoy traveling (their favorite spot being St. John, USVI), spending summer outdoors biking, hiking, and on the water (whether in the ocean or the fresh waters of Lake Winnipesaukee). In the winter, Mark enjoys skiing Mad River Glenn in Vermont, and his yearly excursion out West for a week. In his down time, Mark enjoys working on home construction projects.
Kevin Goulart has several years of experience within the construction industry. Kevin obtained a Bachelor of Science in Architecture with a Concentration in Design and Research from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Always eager to learn, Kevin completed internships in the construction management field, along with another in state of Wyoming - working with architects, engineers and facilities managers during the planning and construction phases of a new state-of-the-art college campus. In a previous role as a project coordinator for a mechanical contracting company, Kevin was responsible for modeling and coordinating mechanical systems in Revit and Navisworks. During his time with Avid, Kevin has worked on a variety of projects including, retail, restaurant, residential, manufacturing facilities, and laboratories. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys fishing, spending time with his family, and challenging himself to learn new skills.
Heather has more than 20 years of experience in commercial property management and building operations. In her previous role as a Senior Property Manager, she was responsible for overseeing all day-to-day building operations, capital, and tenant improvement projects for 1M square feet of commercial office space in the Greater Boston Metro West Suburbs and several residential projects. She has strong expertise in client relations and construction management. Outside the office, Heather enjoys spending time with her son at baseball and football games, home renovations, DIY projects and landscaping.
Abdel Bacchus is a Project Manager with more than 15 years of experience in design, management, and construction of MEP systems for Commercial, Residential, and Healthcare. Abdel has overseen and been a part of the design and construction of most of NYCs super tall residential buildings, managing the construction of La Guardias Central Terminal B, and managed the expansion and growth of White Plains Hospital during the onset and peak of the pandemic. In his spare time abdel is a techie who builds his own PCs and likes to design and build various machines.
Lindsey joined the Avid team in 2020 as the office manager. Before joining the team, Lindsey was with JLL as a Property Associate. Lindsey is a graduate from University of Massachusetts Boston with double majors in Sociology & Psychology. As a multitasker, Lindsey has many roles as the office manager which include marketing, accounting, and human resources. Outside of the office, Lindsey enjoys being outside, mostly in the summer and playing yard games. Lindsey likes a lot of things about summertime, trips to New Hampshire to Lake Winnepesaukee with her friends, spending time with her family at bbq’s, and going to the beach.
Suzanne joined Avid as the Office Manager in July of 2023. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Health Management and Policy in 2020 and has previously worked in Administrative roles in both hospitals and healthcare staffing settings. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, playing volleyball, and watching Bruins Games.
Sara joined the Avid team in the fall of 2022 after graduating from Wheaton College MA in May of 2022. At Wheaton, Sara studied Political Science and Psychology. She loves working with others, and gets to do that a lot within her role as an Office Coordinator at Avid’s Boston Office. When Sara is out of office, she enjoys going for walks, listening to Taylor Swift, spending time with family in Vermont, and visiting her favorite restaurants in the North End for pasta whenever possible.
Christina came to Avid Engineers in 2021 with a wide range of experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. As Office Coordinator, she supports our marketing, business development, and project management efforts. Christina graduated from UMass Lowell with a BA in History and has stayed in Lowell ever since. She is passionate about the old mill city, making it a point to try new restaurants, visit new art galleries and installations, and support friends in their artistic and entrepreneurial endeavors. Christina enjoys hiking with her dog Georgie, writing comedy and poetry, and cooking.
Emily joined the Avid team in the winter of 2023 as Assistant Project Coordinator, before coming to Avid Emily worked in the Biotech Industry in Site Operations. She looks forward to learning more about the industry and applying her knowledge from a Laboratory field. Emily is a graduate of Penn State University with a degree in Ancient History. Outside of the office she enjoys trying new recipes, playing with her dog Macey, and exploring her new interest in rock climbing.
Claudette is an Electrical Designer with over 19 years in the MEP/FP consulting industry. Claudette has a degree from New England Institute of Technology in West Palm Beach, FL where she resided for many years before returning to Massachusetts. She supports the Avid team with engineering, designing, drafting and executing electrical project work. Claudette is an avid motorcycle enthusiast, she has been riding for over 20 years and helps support motorcycle benefit rides for charity.
Essi is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology. She has been an Electrical Designer for 5 years. In this time, Essi has been working on a variety of different projects; spanning from Commercial, to Residential Buildings, to Healthcare. Outside of the office, Essi loves playing outdoors with her kids.
Lastone left the Republic of Congo when he was 17 years old to pursue his education in the US and became the first in his family to obtain a bachelor's degree. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and started working at Avid Engineers in 2021. He is eager to learn as much as possible while working as an Electrical Engineer here at Avid. His long-term goal is to use his expertise as an Engineer and experiences to contribute to the development of Congo and other African nations.
Christian graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2021 with his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Christian has previous experience in the MEP-FP field with some residential projects, however, most of his experience is with commercial projects. He is eager to expand his knowledge and grow with Avid. Outside of the office Christian enjoys spending his time lifting weights, watching anime, and traveling.
Andrew has immersed himself in the engineering consulting industry immediately after graduating from Wentworth Institute of Technology. As an electrical engineer, he has been involved with designing electrical distribution systems for ground up multi-tenant commercial retail and restaurant environments, laboratories, and medical office buildings. He has experience working with Landlords - renovating spaces for future tenant fit-outs, as well as completing tenant fit-outs throughout the New England region. With these projects, he has gained valuable experience in coordinating with local utility companies, fire marshals, architects, and owners. Andrew enjoys spending time outdoors – kayaking along the Charles River, or enjoying the summer weather in Cape Cod.
Christopher is a graduate of the Wentworth Institute of Technology and has been an Electrical Engineer for 5 years. He has been with Avid for more than three. As an Electrical Engineer Christopher has worked on a large range of projects, from commercial tenant fit-outs to high-rise residential buildings. Christopher has a passion for working with lighting controls systems, with particular experience working with a variety of lighting controls including tunable white and color changing control systems. Christopher likes to spend his time away from the office building models and working at local conventions.
Greg is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, he’s an electrical engineer and new to the MEP-FP field. He has previous experience in cable design as well as retrofitting buildings with LED lighting. He is excited to continue to grow and learn as an engineer with Avid. Greg is an avid cyclist and looks forward to exploring more of the roads and trails around New England.
Cam started his career with Avid as an Electrical Engineer in 2021. Born and raised in the Boston area, Cam attended Tufts University and graduated in 2021. He is new to the MEP-FP field and is quickly learning the tricks of the trade. Cam has a passion for math and problem solving, and he enjoys digging into the finer details of his projects to make sure everything is accounted for. In his free time, Cam likes to run, play volleyball, and root for the Celtics.
Martin is a 2022 graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering. He is hard working and enjoys working in a team setting. Martin is new to the MEP-FP field and is eager to learn and develop as an electrical engineer with Avid. A former college baseball player, Martin is a follower of all sports and is a big Boston sports fan.
Corey has a wide array of knowledge in the construction industry, having experience in various trades including carpentry, electrical, and an array of finish work such as flooring, roofing, and siding. He attended Wentworth institute of technology where he received a degree in electrical engineering. Prior to Avid, Corey worked in the automation industry, designing end of arm solutions for manufacturing processes. If he’s not hard at work you can find him enjoying a Red Sox game, watching F1, or basking in the sun on a beach somewhere.
Charles graduated from the University of the West Indies with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering with honors in 2022. He is enthusiastic about the MEP-FP field and keen to discover and learn more with Avid Engineers. On the personal side, Charles is a certified youth film critic and an amateur film maker. He also enjoys soccer, working out and travelling.
Jeff is the Chief Fire and Life Safety Engineer at Avid Engineers, bringing over 25 years of experience to the company. With Jeff’s vast experience in consulting engineering and contracting, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the successful completion of a project. Jeff’s comprehensive experience in fire protection, fire alarm, code consulting, special hazards, water supply analysis, and hazard analysis guide the company’s expertise in the complex field of fire protection engineering. Jeff’s hands-on approach to solving modern-day challenges in the evolving field of fire protection is the basis for how Avid Engineers continues to exceed our Client’s expectations. Jeff enjoys working closely with the team of Avid’s Fire Protection Engineers to develop the solutions necessary to successfully complete each project. Away from the office, Jeff spends much of his time either coaching his kids in various sports or attending their games. Jeff has also traveled cross-country multiple times in his camper with his family seeing many of the country’s National Parks.
Vasco is a Senior Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer that has over 17 years of experience designing plumbing and fire protection systems. He is a Certified Plumbing Designer and a member of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers. Vasco is responsible for the designing and managing a variety of projects, including industrial, commercial, residential, & hotel/motels. He is a positive team player and is skilled at providing support to the team. Vasco enjoys spending his personal time with his family and enjoys being involved in Portuguese/American cultural traditions and enjoys spending time in active sports such as soccer, hockey, volleyball & golf.
Kyle joined the Avid team in 2022 after graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Before receiving his degree, Kyle used his experience gained from the metal fabrication shop at Shawsheen Technical High School to become a welder. Kyle looks forward to gaining new skills in the Plumbing and Fire Protection division, as well as strengthening his skills learned in school. In his free time Kyle enjoys playing golf and watching various forms of auto racing.
Jonathan has over 5 years of experience serving both corporate and retail clients. A graduate of Porter and Chester, he designs plumbing and fire protection systems, and works closely with both plumbing and fire protection engineers on a wide variety of projects, ranging from tenant improvements, infrastructure upgrades, extensive lobby and common area renovations and new constructions. Jonathan looks forward to reading and spending weekends hanging out with friends – or planning his next Marine Corps reunion vacation trip with the people he served with.
Nick joined the Avid team in 2023 after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. While receiving his degree, Nick worked as a carpenter where he learned to construct curved and straight staircases. Nick looks forward to gaining new skills in the Plumbing and Fire Protection division, as well as strengthening his skills learned in school. In his free time Nick enjoys snowboarding and playing golf.
Jesús M. Tudela is a mechanical engineer with three years of experience in residential, commercial, corporate office and industrial manufacturing facilities. Jesús serves as lead contact with the client as well as a mechanical engineer designer to provide fully coordinated construction documents and specifications. Previous professional experience includes working as a field engineer and supervisor in both England and Germany where he participated in several industrial construction/design projects.Jesús earned his Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire in 2017, where he was a member of the men’s soccer team and soccer camp counselor. Outside of the office, Jesús enjoys being active by playing soccer, spending time outdoors or hiking and traveling back to Spain to visit his family.
Jeffrey has over 23 years of experience in HVAC design and engineering in both commercial and residential projects. He is graduate of UMASS Dartmouth with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.He has a particular skill for coordinating between trades, identifying conflicts, and working in the tightest of spaces. He’s a proud member of ASHRAE, and always finds ways to resolve issues. Jeffrey looks forward to spring/summer time, playing baseball in his over 40 league. Jeffrey also enjoys watching his daughter's swim/softball teams or son's football/wrestling events. You can find him spending weekends in the mountains or the beaches of Maine and New Hampshire, and traveling to the beaches of Cape Cod, MA with his wife, son and daughter.
Kyle graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and has worked for Avid since 2021. Kyle is a Certified SolidWorks Associate and Certified Manufacturing Technologist, in addition to being a member of SME. He enjoys skiing, meeting with friends, watching movies in theaters, and is an avid fan of NASCAR and football.
Evan is a 2020 graduate from Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering in the Aerospace Concentration. He previously worked at a food manufacturing company as a Mechanical Engineer in the maintenance department. Evan is a team player, eager to grow his engineering skills and lead his company to success during his time at Avid. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, skiing, and playing other outdoor pickup sports with his friends.
DJ is a Junior Mechanical Engineer with experience in designing HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection systems. He is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology and has worked in the industry for several years. DJ has experience with designing projects ranging from single rooms to large campuses. He is a skilled draftsman in programs such as Revit and AutoCAD. DJ enjoys spending his free time painting and studying Japanese.
Michael graduated from Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering. He worked as a marine engineer in the dredging industry for two years, shipping out with a month on month off rotation. He is new to the MEP field and is excited to expand his engineering capabilities. When he is not working, he loves to travel whenever possible; he enjoys snowboarding, music, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Niall has over 4 years of experience in the MEP-FP industry. A graduate of Limerick Institute of Technology in Mechanical Facilities Engineering he takes the lead in coordinating the delivery of a variety of scale projects and is involved in all aspects as a Mechanical Engineer including engineering, design and construction administration. Niall's experience covers all aspects of MEP-FP design including retail, industrial, commercial and residential projects. Niall is responsible for liaising and consulting with clients and local authorities, and ensures keeping close relationships with clients and design teams large and small. Niall is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys attending local sporting events as well as being involved in local soccer leagues in the Boston area. Niall also enjoys traveling having lived and worked in both Ireland and Sydney, Australia.
Ryan graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in 2018, and has been working at Avid Engineers as a Mechanical Engineer ever since. Prior to graduation, he worked as a Sales & Marketing Engineer at Saint-Gobain before moving on to J.C. Cannistraro as an HVAC Coordinator. Ryan is a certified SolidWorks Mechanical Design Associate who is also skilled in AutoCAD and Rhino-3D design software. In his free time, he likes to snowboard, fish, and visit breweries.
David has over 20 years of experience in HVAC design and engineering of commercial and institutional projects. He enjoys working with detailed layouts and coordinating between trades both in the office and on jobsites. You can find him mountain biking, skiing, working outdoors, and spending weekends traveling New England with his family.
Tommy is a Mechanical Engineer and a graduate of the University of New Hampshire’s Class of 2020. He previously worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer where he helped design custom power supplies before switching his career path to HVAC design. In his spare time, Tommy likes to play organized basketball with friends, spend time with his family and travel as much as he can.
George graduated from Boston University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He began at Avid in 2023. Prior he had worked at Biamp Systems designing sound masking systems for their Building Infrastructure team. When not working he enjoys Taekwondo, Rugby, and cooking.
Joey is a Mechanical Engineer and graduated from San Francisco State University’s Class of 2023 with his BSME. He previously interned with a Civil Engineer in Vallejo, CA helping to calculate Main Wind Force Resisting Systems, redesign entrances and paths to be ADA compliant, and drafting the odd site plan here and there. Joey spent seven years in the Marine Corps reserve in San Diego, CA where he was able to participate in the successful integrate of female recruits at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA. Joey enjoys trying new restaurants with his fiancé, getting lost in videogames, working out, and hiking with his dog.
Nick graduated from Boston University in 2023 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Previously, he did research at Boston University as well as at the Stevens Institute of Technology. He is from Dover, New Hampshire. His hobbies include playing trombone, which he has played since fourth grade, as well as hiking, ultimate frisbee, and ice hockey.
Madison is a CAD Technician here at Avid Engineers. She started working for Avid as a senior co-op at Greater Lowell Technical High school. Since graduation in June 2021, she has been a full-time employee. She is eager to learn more about the Mechanical industry at Avid. Outside of the office Madison enjoys working out as well as watching various Netflix documentaries and shows. She also takes pride in volunteering for Disability Gymnastics and is certified in American Sign Language. During her time in high school, she worked with a volunteer group called eNABLE at the University of Massachusetts - Lowell as a prosthetics manufacturer by creating and donating 3D printed assistive devices to those in need. Madison takes great pride in her work and will continue to volunteer and help people in need.
Wendy has been an accountant with Avid for 14 years. She is a graduate of Castle College with a degree in Business Administration. She loves her family, in particular her children, and enjoys supporting them in all the ways a mother can. She has the world’s best friends and sees them often. She loves watching Real Housewives, listening to 80s music, and hosting people by her pool. Someday, she looks forward to living in the cape and spending her days on the beach with her little dog Teddy.