For over thirty years, Turrell, Hall & Associates, Inc. has provided marine and environmental consulting services to Florida, the Caribbean, Bahamas and other international locations. We work with our clients to help them achieve their goals while keeping the sensitivity of the marine and upland environments in mind. While working closely with State, Federal and Local permitting agencies, Turrell, Hall & Associates provides unique solutions to developmental problems while meeting and, in some cases, exceeding all the criteria set forth by the relevant agencies.
Our company, staffed with experienced marine and terrestrial biologists, ecologists, ocean engineers, marine construction specialists, and other support staff, provides the personalized and professional services that today’s clients demand and deserve. We offer our services in the early planning stages of each project and are available through every step through construction. Assessing and addressing marine and environmental problems in a timely and efficient manner is one of the attributes that has allowed our company to not only thrive in South Florida but flourish on a global scale.
WHAT WE SPECIALIZE IN
Turrell, Hall & Associates, Inc. specializes in marine engineering and environmental consulting. Our services include:
- Todd T. Turrell, P.E.Senior Engineer / PrincipalTodd T. Turrell, P.E.Senior Engineer / Principal
Todd is a graduate in Ocean Engineering from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. He went on to earn an MBA from Nova Southeastern University & a Professional Engineering certification from the State of Florida.
Todd has well over 30 years of experience in the marine and environmental consulting profession. He and other members of the firm excel in contemporary working knowledge of Federal, State, and Local permitting regulations and requirements. In addition to Todd’s experience in Florida, he has been involved in many marine engineering and environmental projects in the Caribbean, focusing primarily on the Bahamas.
- Tim HallSenior Ecologist / PrincipalTim HallSenior Ecologist / Principal
Tim has a post-graduate degree in Wildlife and Wetlands Ecology from the University of Florida and is Vice President of Turrell, Hall & Associates, Inc. Tim worked in Alaska, Central America, and Africa conducting wildlife and vegetation surveys prior to joining the Turrell team. As the Senior Ecologist for the firm, Tim oversees the environmental division, managing large projects and is very active in wetlands jurisdiction and protected species issues while maintaining regular contact with state and federal environmental managers.
- Jeff RogersSenior Biologist / PrincipalJeff RogersSenior Biologist / Principal
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science from Rollins College in 2005. As a Biologist with Turrell, Hall & Associates, Inc. Jeff has been involved with single-family dock and marina permitting, threatened and endangered species surveys, submerged resource surveys, vegetative mapping and classification, jurisdictional wetland determinations, preserve management and monitoring, environmental resource permitting and coordinating with various agency staff on company projects. Jeff specializes in assisting single-family clients with local boat dock extension permitting, variances for setbacks, variances for boat roofs, and state and federal environmental resource permitting.
- Joshua W. Maxwell, P.E.Chief Engineer / PrincipalJoshua W. Maxwell, P.E.Chief Engineer / Principal
Josh is a Professional Engineer with Turrell, Hall & Associates, Inc. He obtained an Ocean Engineering degree at Florida Atlantic University in 2008. As the firm’s Chief Engineer, Josh works closely with State, Federal, and local government agencies to obtain approvals for a number of marinas and marine-related projects. His responsibilities with the firm include submerged and benthic resource analyses, waterfront development, and design assistance, marine species surveys, obtaining preliminary water depths with HYPACK System for project planning purposes, environmental resource permitting, marine construction management oversight, marine construction plan preparation, marine construction bid preparation, and hydrographic studies.
- Marielle Nageon de LestangSenior Biologist / Ops ManagerMarielle Nageon de LestangSenior Biologist / Ops Manager
Marielle obtained her Bachelor of Environmental Science from Alabama A&M University and has been an Environmental Specialist for the firm since 1997 and Operations Manager since 2007. She is typically involved in wetland assessments, mitigation monitoring, wildlife surveys, compliance oversight for permits, sovereign submerged lands issues, habitat restoration, and management plans, creating Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans (SPCCPs), Fire Prevention and Contingency Plans, Hurricane Preparedness Plans for marine facilities, and Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) for Bahamian projects.
Marielle particularly specializes in post-permit compliance, helping to guide clients through the time-sensitive special conditions which must be met after permit issuance and the drafting of various management plans required to meet those conditions.
- Arielle PoulosSenior BiologistArielle PoulosSenior Biologist
Arielle earned two Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Environmental Studies and Biology from Florida Gulf Coast University. She spent 9 years with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, primarily with the Submerged Lands and Environmental Resource Coordination Program doing wetland and surface water permitting and compliance, wetland determinations, and handling the processing of Sovereign Submerged Lands Leases. She brings that knowledge and experience to Turrell, Hall & Associates, Inc. to coordinate with local, state and federal agencies on projects including jurisdictional wetland determinations, vegetative mapping and classification, threatened and endangered species surveys, preserve management and monitoring, single-family dock and marina permitting, and submerged resource surveys.
- Nick PearsonMarine BiologistNick PearsonMarine Biologist
Nick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology from Eckerd College in 2013. As a Quarantine Biologist at the Florida Aquarium for nearly 3 years, an experienced diver, and a Naples native, he is uniquely suited to working around southwest Florida’s marine environment. Nick currently manages dock projects, wetland delineations, submerged resource surveys, wildlife monitoring, and various other projects.
- Jake Joers, E.I.T.EngineerJake Joers, E.I.T.Engineer
Jake is a Staff Engineer with Turrell, Hall & Associates, Inc. He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Ocean Engineering at Florida Atlantic University in 2020. Jake works closely with State, Federal, and local government agencies to obtain approvals for a number of marinas and marine-related projects. His responsibilities with the firm include submerged and benthic resource analyses, waterfront development, and design assistance, marine species surveys, obtaining preliminary water depths with HYPACK System for project planning purposes, environmental resource permitting, marine construction management oversight, marine construction plan preparation, and marine construction bid preparation.
- Christina HallBiologistChristina HallBiologist
Christina graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University 2020 with her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies with a concentration in Water Resources Science and Management. As a staff biologist, Christina assists with jurisdictional wetland determinations, vegetative mapping and classification, threatened and endangered species surveys, preserve management and monitoring, and submerged resource surveys.
- Randi JonesSenior CAD/GIS TechnicianRandi JonesSenior CAD/GIS Technician
Randi is a Graphics Specialist with over 15 years of experience as an AutoCAD and G.I.S. design professional. She works directly with the biologists and engineers to develop marine permitting and construction plan sets. As a G.I.S. expert, she also evaluates and creates data for a multitude of environmental and marine projects. Randi was educated at Edison Community College and Florida State College, and holds certificates in multiple graphic art fields.
- Amanda HortonControllerAmanda HortonController
Amanda is the office controller and executive assistant to Todd Turrell. As a seventh-generation native to South Florida, Amanda is well versed in local history and worked with Todd to design and publish his three books: Naples Waterfront – Changes In Time (2009), A History of the Bahamas – Through Maps (2015), and The Florida Keys – A History Through Maps (2020). She was educated at Edison State College and Lee County Technical Center. Amanda also manages the daily operations of Todd’s other company, Island Map Publishing.
- Greg McKinneyMarine Construction ConsultantGreg McKinneyMarine Construction Consultant
Greg specializes in marine construction, with many years of experience in the field. He provides oversight of marine and environmental projects, as well as contractor supervision. Greg is also involved with specification production, planning, and bid preparation. He is experienced with compliance and turbidity monitoring.
- Frank DonohueMarine ConsultantFrank DonohueMarine Consultant
Frank’s career spans over four decades in the recreational boating industry in Florida, New York, and the Bahamas. His career in the marine industry includes personal recreational boating and the ownership of multiple marine oriented businesses such as marine consulting, marina management, marine surveying, and yacht repair services. He brings seasoned experience and practical solutions to marina, boat yard, and dry storage design and operations. Frank’s involvement in the industry includes the Marine Industries Association of Florida, Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors, American Boat & Yacht Council, and the American Boat Builders & Repairers Association.