CANTON, OHIO — Woolpert, a national architecture, geospatial, and infrastructure firm, recently announced it has opened an office in Canton, Ohio, to support growth within the firm’s oil and gas (O&G) division. Woolpert also hired Ashley Bettis as a project manager to head up the firm’s environmental science, land agent, and right-of-way specialists in the firm’s O&G division. Bettis extends her expertise in water, environmental sciences and civil/survey services to provide Woolpert’s clients with much-needed sustainable water resources.

“Ashley’s experience in water resources, right-of-way and project management will be a great asset to our growing team of oil and gas experts while also helping better serve our clients both nationally and in Ohio,” said Mike Stanoikovich, Woolpert senior vice president. “Our Canton office and team will work with energy companies, municipalities and land owners to support the Utica and Marcellus Shale plays.”

Woolpert has locations in Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio as well as offices across the U.S.