TORRANCE, CA – Partner Engineering and Science Inc. (Partner), a national engineering, environmental and energy consulting firm headquartered in Torrance, Calif., has brought Debbie Stott on board as a new national project and client manager. Stott is an experienced environmental professional who has worked in the industry for more than 27 years, specializing in environmental due diligence, site assessment, remediation and regulatory compliance.

Based out of the firm’s headquarters, Stott will focus on furthering Partner’s equity business with clients and providing national support to a range of commercial real estate clients, including investors, developers and insurance companies.

“Debbie has been involved in a number of pivotal and exciting projects throughout her career,” said Joseph Derhake, PE, president of Partner. “She brings with her substantial experience and relationships with equity clients around the country. We’re very excited to welcome her to the Partner team.”

Knowledgeable in real estate-related due diligence, Stott has a significant background in serving high-profile, equity-level clients such as LBA Realty, CommonWealth Partners, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, Met Life Real Estate, Goodman Birtcher, The Magellan Group, and various local agencies. Stott’s professional focus is in consulting national and international clients on environmental matters during acquisitions, development, disposition and ongoing management and operations.

Stott’s recent key projects include performing environmental due diligence, third-party review and environmental consulting for LBA Realty in the western United States.  Stott assisted Cornerstone Real Estate Advisors, LLC in the completion of remedial actions that resulted in regulatory closure at a diesel fuel-impacted site in Tulare County, Calif., which was impacting groundwater at 160 feet below ground surface.  She has also performed and managed thousands of environmental due diligence projects throughout the United States and has extensive experience in Calif. 

“I am thrilled to join the highly respected team at Partner,” said Stott. “I look forward to using my experience and contacts to help the firm expand into new and recovering markets. This is an exciting time and Partner is the right place to be.”

Stott graduated with a bachelor’s degree in geology from Ohio State University in Columbus.  Stott previously served as a vicepresident and due diligence manager for southern California at URS Corporation.

About Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.:

One of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, Partner Engineering and Science Inc. (Partner)is a national environmental and engineering consulting firm specializing in evaluating properties in connection with real estate transactions, development or management. This includes: Environmental Due Diligence; Subsurface Investigationsand Remediation; Industrial Hygiene; Property Condition Assessments; Seismic Risk Assessments / Probable Maximum Loss; Energy Audits, Engineering and Implementation; Land Surveying; and Construction Risk Management. Based in Torrance, Calif., Partnerhas over 350 employees in 25 offices nationwide.