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We are pleased to announce that Newcomb Anderson McCormick (NAM) has joined the Willdan Group, Inc., effective May 2018. Willdan is a nationwide firm providing professional and technical consulting services to utilities, public agencies and private industry. Teaming with Willdan, NAM will be able to offer its clients a more complete range of solutions and opportunities to solve their critical energy and sustainability challenges. NAM’s addition to the Willdan Group will significantly enhance Willdan’s engineering base in California, adding valuable expertise to the team for the energy and sustainability challenges ahead. The press release describing the transaction may be found here.

Newcomb Anderson McCormick is committed to providing a highly qualified team with the best available education, certifications, and accreditations. Our current staff includes:

  • 7 Professional Engineers (P.E.)

  • 5 LEED Accredited Professionals

  • 8 Master's level degrees in Engineering, Architecture, Sustainable Systems and Renewable Energy

  • AEE Certified Energy Managers

  • Memberships in the California Efficiency + Demand Management Council

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

  • Association of Energy Engineers

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • Society of Women Engineers

  • Engineers Without Borders

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John M. Newcomb

Master of Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Bachelor of Arts, Design, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Specialization: Program Management • Regulatory Analysis • Program Development • Energy Efficient Design • Architecture • Lighting Design • Buildings Energy Analysis

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Michael K.J. Anderson, P.E.

Master of Engineering, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA

Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering), Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA

Specialization: Energy Management • HVAC Systems • Central Plant Systems • Data Centers Laboratories • Cogeneration Plants • Retrocommissioning



Ann L. McCormick, P.E.

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Energy Division) University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Energy Option) Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Specialization: Energy Efficiency Program Development, Management, and Implementation • District Heating and Cooling Analysis • Industrial Energy Assessments • Retrocommissioning • Strategic Energy Planning • Regulatory Support



Matt Sullivan, P.E.

Bachelor of Science, Marine Engineering, California Maritime Academy, Vallejo, CA

Specialization: Program Management • Energy Project Development and Management • Regulatory Review • Distributed Generation Systems • Power Plant Operations and Maintenance • Renewable Energy • Green Building • Sustainable Development • Green House Gas (GHG) Reduction Plans • Photovoltaic Systems


Director, Southern California Operations

Steven W. Clarke, P.E.

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Specialization: Energy Audits and Project Analysis • Program and Project Management • Building Energy Simulations • Utility Program Development and Evaluation • Data Analysis • Retrocommissioning • Sustainability Planning • Measurement and Verification • Office Management



Jonathon W. Stage, P.E.

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA

Specialization: Retro-commissioning (RCx) • Comprehensive Energy Auditing • Energy Services Consulting • Measurement and Verification • Utility Program Management • HVAC Controls • Energy Program and Project Management



Agatha C. Vaaler, LEED AP

Masters of Architecture, Architectural Association, School of Architecture, UK

Bachelor of Arts, Architecture, Middlebury College, Vermont

Specialization: Utility Energy Efficiency & Distributed Energy Resource Program Development • Program and Project Management • Data Analysis • Process Improvement • Emerging Technologies • Net-Zero Building Design • Sustainability Planning & LEED Consulting 


Senior Engineer

Lance C. Kincaid, P.E.

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Coursework for Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Specialization: Energy Star Buildings • HVAC Systems Analysis • Motor Testing and Analysis • Thermal-fluid Sciences • Cogeneration/Distributed-Generation • Industrial Energy Efficiency • Industrial Facility Operations and Maintenance • Building and Power Generation Simulations


Senior Engineer

Daniel W. MacRostie, P.E.

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, California State University, Chico, CA

Specialization: Project Management & Scheduling • Energy Efficiency • Data Analysis • Energy Savings Measures • Mechanical Design Engineering • Retrocommissioning (RCx)


Senior Engineer

Dominic M. Molinari, P.E.

Master of Science, Energy, Civil Infrastructure and Climate, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Bachelor of Science, Environmental Engineering Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Specialization: Project Management and Scheduling • Energy Efficiency • Data Analysis • Mechanical Design Engineering • Building Energy Simulations • Program Development and Evaluation


Program Manager

Joshua S. Babcock

Bachelor of Arts, Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Specialization: Database Design and Management • Program Development and Evaluation • Project Management • Technical Communication and Document Production • Administrative and Technical Assistance • Graphic Design


Energy Engineer

Benjamin R. Laboy

Master of Science, Earth Systems, Energy Efficiency Concentration, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Bachelor of Science, Science, Technology and Society, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Specialization: Energy Efficiency • Data Analysis • Building Energy Simulations • Program Development and Evaluation • Project Management and Scheduling


Energy Engineer

Luis H. Cecco

Master of Science, Natural Resources and Environment - Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan, MI

Bachelor of Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico

Specialization: Energy Efficiency • Renewable Energy • Construction Management • Building Energy Systems • Sustainable Planning • Energy Markets and Policy • Program Development and Evaluation • Data Analysis • Project Management and Scheduling

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Energy Engineer

Audrey L. Rempher

Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Specialization: Electrical Engineering • Solar Feasibility and Design • Energy Efficiency • Energy Storage • Emerging Technologies • Data Analysis • Program Development and Evaluation


Energy Engineer

Jordan J. Crolly

Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems, Pennsylvania State University, PA

Bachelor of Science, Energy Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, PA

Specialization: Solar Design and Performance Modeling • Solar Financial Analysis and Feasibility • Energy Efficiency • Building Energy Systems • Data Analysis • Renewable Energy • Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations • Energy Storage Performance Analysis


Project Manager

Daniela Aramayo

Bachelor of Arts, Human Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI

Specialization: Project Management and Scheduling • Document Production and Management • Program and Media Coordination • Data Analysis • Organizational Development • Qualitative Research • Process Improvement • Community Outreach


Project Manager

Jena M. Leipold

Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Studies, San Francisco State University, CA

Specialization: Project Management and Scheduling • Document Production and Management • Data Analysis • Office Management • Administrative and Technical Assistance


Accounting Manager

Mary E. Leatherman

Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University School of Social Work, OH

Specialization: Contract Administration • Account Management • Project Billing • Record Keeping • Insurance Requirements • Financial Reporting • Human Resources Administration


Administrative Assistant

Rachel K. Loo

Leeward Community College, Aiea, Hawai'i

Specialization: Administrative and Technical Assistance • Document Production and Management • Communitcations • Receiving • Event Planning