PrecisionHawk named James Norrod chief executive officer to succeed Michael Chasen, who will continue to lead PrecisionHawk’s advisory board and chair the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Advisory Committee. Norrod has more than 25 years of experience leading companies in regulated industries. Previously, he served at CEO of Tellabs, Zhone Technologies, Segway, Telebit, Adage and Infinite Power Solutions. PrecisionHawk offers drone inspection, survey and training services for rail, energy and agriculture clients.
CHA Consulting Inc. has fully integrated and rebranded its recent acquisition Wolverton & Associates under the CHA brand. Wolverton & Associates was acquired in June 2019, adding about 100 employees with experience in transportation, traffic, land development and land surveying to the firm. Combining the firms has fueled growth in the Southeast and provided clients with a deeper bench of technical talent and expertise, CHA officials said in a press release.