Haley Ward Named a 2020 Best Place to Work in Maine

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BANGOR, MAINE – Haley Ward, a Maine-headquartered firm of engineers, environmental scientists, and land surveyors, is pleased to announce that it was recently named as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Maine.

“We are thrilled to be named as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine for the sixth year in a row,” said Haley Ward President and CEO Denis St. Peter, PE. “We routinely invest in our employees and provide an empowering culture that attracts and retains high caliber professionals.”

This announcement comes on the heels of Haley Ward’s headquarters move from Brewer to One Merchants Plaza in downtown Bangor, which took place in the second quarter of 2020.

“We are pleased to offer attractive employment opportunities and flexible work-place practices that use leading-edge technologies in offices across the state. Our modern, safe workspaces allow for our continued growth to accommodate the increasing number of employees who want to work at Haley Ward,” continued St. Peter. “The recent headquarters move to One Merchants Plaza in Bangor allowed us to configure our work space that allows for a collaborative approach and uses state-of-the-art technology.”

“By providing our employees one of the best places to work, we feel that they can better achieve our mission of providing optimal solutions and exceptional service that achieve the goals of our clients as well as attracting, retaining, and cultivating experts and emerging professionals,” said Executive Vice President Travis Noyes, PE.

A 2015-2020 Best Places to Work in Maine company, Haley Ward provides engineering, architectural, and environmental consulting and land surveying services. In business since 1978, Haley Ward employs approximately 120 professionals across eight offices located in Bangor, Lewiston, Machias, Presque Isle, Saco, and Waterville, Maine, as well as Fort Myers, Florida and Maynard, Massachusetts.


This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Maine, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2020 Best Places to Work in Maine list is made up of 100 companies in three size categories: small (15-49 U.S. employees), medium (50-249 U.S. employees) and large (250+ U.S. employees).

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Maine. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Maine and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.