Marion M. Almy
Founding principal and President of Archaeological Consultants, Inc., is a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) with more than 30 years of experience in all facets of Cultural Resource Management. She received her B.A. in Anthropology from Florida State University and M.A. in Public Archaeology from the University of South Florida. Ms. Almy’s extensive experience includes working with federal, state, and local laws and regulations affecting the identification, evaluation, and treatment of cultural resources. She has completed advanced training in Section 106 Agreement Document Preparation, Integrating NEPA and Section 106 and the Revised Section 106 regulations. In addition, Ms. Almy is experienced in facilitating the coordination of historic preservation issues and Florida’s growth management legislation through her tenure on local and regional planning boards and historical commissions.
Thomas W. Crawford
ACI’s Controller, received his B.A. in Economics and Anthropology from the University of Manitoba and his Honors in Business Administration from Western University. His responsibilities include financial reporting, compliance with tax and governmental regulations, project accounting and control, and personnel functions.
Office Manager/Assistant who has over 15 years of administrative and clerical experience related to the cultural resource management sector. She manages ACI’s day to day activities, the clerical staff and assists the Controller at Corporate Headquarters in Sarasota. Mrs. Marshall also handles all report production, and is ACI's in house IT professional. She is also Notary Public in and for the State of Florida.
Elizabeth A. Horvath
Senior project Archaeologist, received her B.A. in Anthropology from Cleveland State University and her M.A. in Anthropology with an emphasis in cultural resource management from the University of South Florida. Ms. Horvath manages the Tallahassee Area office, and serves as ACI’s liaison with the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) and State Archaeologist. She is a Registered Profession Archaeologist with over 20 years of experience. Before joining ACI, Ms. Horvath was in charge of the Compliance Section of the Investigation and Evaluation Branch of the National Park Service’s Southeast Archaeological Center in Tallahassee and also served as a Principal Investigator and Archaeologist. Ms. Horvath has specialized training in OSHA Regulations for Construction Supervisors (Competent Person: Excavation, Trenching and shoring), OSHA Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Emergency Response, and Telecommunications Towers: NEPA and NHPA Review.
Senior Archaeologist and ACI Laboratory Supervisor, received her B.A. in Anthropology from Marshall University in West Virginia and her M.A. in Anthropology, with an emphasis in cultural resource management, from the University of South Florida. Ms. Hutchinson is a Registered Professional Archaeologist, past president of the Florida Archaeological Council, member of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, the Florida Anthropological Society, and the Central Gulf Coast Archaeological Society. Prior to coming to ACI she served as the Sarasota County Archaeologist, and Archaeologist for the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council. She currently serves on the Hillsborough County Historical Resources Review Board and is on the Board of Directors of the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN).
Senior Archaeologist with Archaeological Consultants, Inc., has over 20 years of professional experience in archaeology and cultural resource management. Before joining ACI, she was employed by the Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research (BAR), Division of Historical Resources (DHR) as an Archaeologist, and Archaeologist Supervisor where she supervised the CARL Archaeological Program, responsible for identifying, recording, and assessing cultural resources on state preservation lands. Ms. Newman has also served as the City Archaeologist for St. Augustine, Florida, and is an adjunct professor at St. Johns River Community College in St. Augustine. Ms. Newman manages ACI’s St. Augustine office and is responsible for overseeing its daily operation, as well as ACI’s projects in the region.
Architectural Historian who is a skilled historic preservation professional with proven ability to develop practical and innovative ways to document and assess cultural resources, specifically historic sites, buildings, districts and landscapes. He has made numerous eligibility determinations of historic places in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and evaluated data on historic preservation considerations related to potential impacts of federal infrastructure and construction projects. Mr. Wilson helped to develop and expand upon FEMA’s reconnaissance survey process, utilizing the latest technology to expedite the historic review process in the aftermath of natural disasters. He has conducted small-scale and intensive level surveys throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida.
Architectural Historian who has over six years experience working in the fields of land surveying and engineering and three years as an architectural historian. Ms. Irby regularly conducts architectural/historical field surveys to identify, photograph, record, and evaluate historic resources for listing in the NRHP and local registries. In the field, Ms. Irby has conducted historical site assessments for Section 106 compliance including viewshed analysis throughout the State of Georgia. In addition, Ms. Irby conducts historical research and prepares the historical context and survey results for Cultural Resources Assessment Survey reports and technical memoranda. Ms. Irby’s strengths lie in applying analytical and research-based methods to decision making and innovative problem solving processes.