A resident project representative for Hanson Professional Services celebrated 45 years with the firm this month.
Jeffry Hecht has been with the company for 45 years. His service started in 1972 and he has provided a multitude of services for Hanson, a consulting firm providing engineering services for clients around the nation.
Hecht has conducted lab and field tests, testing on soil and concrete, and construction inspections. He played a major part in several projects, including the rehabilitation of the McClugage Bridge over the Illinois River and parking garages for Methodist Medical Center of Illinois.
Hecht attended Illinois Valley Community College, where he received an associate's degree in technical studies.