FHI is a firm of innovative, multidisciplinary, and environmentally conscious planners, engineers, and scientists dedicated to improving the structure, function, connectivity, and overall quality of communities. FHI staff has expertise in transportation, environmental planning and sustainability, community planning, community engagement, public relations, information technology, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Thorough knowledge of the planning process, innovative presentation techniques, and strong quality assurance augment the high quality of our products as shown by our strong track record of repeat clients both as prime and as team members.
FHI has provided services to public and private sector clients since 1987 from office locations in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey. FHI is certified as a disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) / women owned business (WBE) in over 20 states and for many regional and municipal entities. FHI is also a certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) in the state of Connecticut.
FHI was founded in 1987 by Ruth Fitzgerald. The company has grown from just two employees in 1987 to almost 40 employees currently. FHI became an employee-owned company in 2006, when five employees purchased stock from Ruth for the first time. By 2012, more than half of FHI employees have become shareholders, a testament to their commitment to FHI and seeing it thrive as a company. FHI staff enjoy a vibrant camaraderie and strive to provide superior service to every client.