Forensic Engineering Services, which is backed by Trinity Hunt Partners, has acquired Carlsbad, California-based VA Forensics, a provider of biomechanical and accident reconstruction forensic engineering services. No financial terms were disclosed.
Forensic Engineering Services, LLC (“FES”), a Trinity Hunt Partners (“THP”) portfolio company, announced its partnership with VA Forensics, LLC (“VAF”) today. VAF, founded by Gene Vanderpol in 1998, is a premier provider of biomechanical and accident reconstruction forensic engineering services based in Carlsbad, California.
“We are excited to welcome our new VAF colleagues to the FES team,” commented Mr. Robert E. Joyce, Jr., President and CEO of FES. “We are humbled to have someone of Gene’s professionalism and experience, along with his talented and passionate employees, join the FES organization. His addition to the team is the next major milestone in our evolution, and we are looking forward to working with him in unlocking the full potential of our combined organizations for our clients.”
Mr. Gene Vanderpol, President of VA Forensics, commented: “Our partnership with Trinity Hunt is the start of a new and exciting period of growth for VA Forensics. THP’s commitment to excellence, collaboration, and high standards not only echo our company’s core values, but our long-held belief in providing the highest quality product with the most accomplished and proficient team. This partnership will enhance our continued service to our current clients and allow us to serve a national customer base, establishing new, groundbreaking channels in forensic engineering.”
Mr. Pete Stein, THP Managing Partner and Chairman of FES, added “FES’s partnership with VAF is a yet another example of our intention to build a diversified, preeminent forensic engineering services leader with a passionate focus on exceptional service quality for our clients and extraordinary work experience for our employees.”
FES is a full-service provider of litigation focused forensic engineering services primarily in the areas of premises liability and safety engineering, accident reconstruction and construction defect analysis. The company currently consists of WEXCO International, Scientific Analysis, Inc., and VA Forensics, LLC and has its headquarters in Arlington, Texas, with additional locations in Texas (Dallas and Cedar Park) and California (Carlsbad, Berkeley, and Marina del Rey).