Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce



Westfield, Massachusetts - June 25, 2019 - Tighe & Bond, Inc., a northeastern leader in engineering and environmental consulting, appointed Doug Cheppo as its Chief Financial Officer this week. In this role Cheppo will lead Tighe & Bond’s finance and information technology functions and aid the firm in its ongoing strategy to expand its presence throughout the Northeast, be recognized as a great place to work, and help our clients achieve their goals.

Cheppo will oversee financial and technology operations from the firm’s headquarters in Westfield, Massachusetts. He brings 35 years of experience in managing business performance and financial operations. Cheppo previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Thorpe Plant Maintenance and Engineering, and Vice President of Finance for firms including AECOM, KBR and CH2M HILL. His prior responsibilities have included accounting, contract administration, operations and IT leadership, and investor relationship management.

“We are thrilled that Doug has decided to join Tighe & Bond as our Chief Financial Officer. His extensive financial and operational experience in the engineering and construction industry will enable him to effectively direct Tighe & Bond’s financial operations and contribute to the continued expansion of our firm in the marketplace,” said Robert Belitz, President and CEO of Tighe & Bond.

Cheppo, who attained an M.B.A. in Finance from New York University, also received a B.S. in Ceramic Engineering from Rutgers University.

Tighe & Bond

Tighe & Bond, Inc. provides comprehensive engineering and environmental services to hundreds of public and private clients across the northeastern United States, with emphasis on the education, energy, government, healthcare, industrial, real estate, and water/wastewater markets. A staff of 370 work from nine offices located in Middletown and Shelton, Connecticut; Westwood, Pocasset, Worcester and Westfield, Massachusetts; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Rhinebeck, New York, and Providence, Rhode Island.

An employee-owned firm, Tighe & Bond is invested in its clients’ successes. In business for over a century, the firm continues to evolve to keep pace with client needs. Vision, technical expertise, exceptional service and strong client relationships have always been at its forefront.

Engineering News Record ranks Tighe & Bond a top 10 New England design firm, a top 500 national design firm, and a top 200 environmental firm. Building Design+Construction also ranks Tighe & Bond one of the top 60 engineering firms in the United States, and Zweig Group has recognized Tighe & Bond numerous times as a best engineering firm to work for in the United States.

For more information, please contact Marketing/Communications Specialist Regina Sibilia at 413-572-3273, or email at

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