Lawrence M. Beals


As the founder of Beals Associates, Inc., Larry Beals has over 40 years of professional experience including over 30 years of principal level planning and engineering consulting, multi-disciplinary project management and regulatory experience. During that time, he has been involved in all technical aspects of projects including master planning, land evaluations, subsurface explorations, wetland mapping, soil mapping, hydrogeologic analyses and environmental impact assessments. Larry continues to provide Principal-in-Charge level services to many of the firm’s projects and maintains a daily connection with clients and staff alike.


Mr. Beals has acted as an advisor to various corporations, institutions and non-profit organizations as well as individuals to determine land use alternatives, development strategies and regulatory process navigation techniques on projects throughout the northeast region from Delaware to Maine. During his career, Larry has also lectured at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, the Massachusetts Bar Association, Salem State University, the Executive Office of Communities and Development and the Landlaw Land Use Conference.


Prior to founding Beals Associates, Inc., Mr. Beals was the co-founder of Beals and Thomas in Westborough, Massachusetts and a Project Manager at BSC Engineering in Boston. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Lawrence University and a Master of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire. He has also earned continuing education credits from the Harvard Law School. Within his community, he is a past Commodore of the local Boat Club as well as a member of the Zoning Board of Appeal.

Todd P. Morey, P.E.

Vice President

Todd Morey has over 25 years of experience in civil engineering design and permitting throughout the northeast and south coastal areas. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and South Carolina. Throughout his career, Mr. Morey has developed a large portfolio of diverse projects ranging from medium scale residential subdivisions to extensive corporate campus planning and design work. His permitting expertise and attention to regulatory details has provided him with opportunities to guide clients and project teams through complicated regulatory pathways leading to highly successful projects.


At Beals Associates, Inc., Todd is involved in client and consultant contact and negotiations, all phases of design and documentation and quality assurance. Todd also uses his experience to assemble and coordinate large multi-disciplinary teams to enhance the firm’s client focused philosophy. Mr. Morey also maintains focus on the development and career advancement of our staff of talented individuals while serving as the lead engineer on our firm’s larger projects. Prior to joining Beals Associates, Inc., Todd was a Senior Engineer with DeLuca-Hoffman, a southern Maine based engineering firm, and a Senior Site Development Manager with Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc. based in North Carolina.


Mr. Morey attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he completed degrees in Mechanical and Civil Engineering. He has served on his community’s Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals and has been active in coaching youth sports since 2007.

Patrick Connolly

Pat Connolly has several years of experience in land evaluation and planning, permitting, research, and project management. As the Manager of Land and Urban Planning of Beals Associates, Inc., Mr. Connolly acts as the utility player of the team and employs his diverse set of skills and education to help wherever he is needed. Pat is often involved in a project from the initial development of a scope of services and budget through due diligence to planning the land and writing the final report or permit applications. Pat enjoys working on multi-disciplinary teams and especially interacting with clients and local authorities.


Over the years, Pat has evaluated and planned parcels of land ranging from 2 acres to over 200 acres, mostly in Massachusetts. Pat has experience permitting projects in front of many local boards and has been involved in state and federal permitting of larger projects. A specialty of Mr. Connolly’s is researching, planning, and writing Property Evaluations and Feasibility Studies that summarize the development potential of a piece of land, as well as the regulatory constraints, infrastructure impacts, and construction cost estimates. We find that these reports not only inform landowners about their property, but also are commonly used as marketing material by real estate professionals.


Prior to joining Beals Associates, Inc., Pat twice interned at the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) to help small local businesses improve their environmental footprint and bottom line. Pat attended Colgate University where he earned a Geography degree with a Geology minor. After graduating from Colgate, Pat and several friends converted a retired school bus into a mobile home and traveled across the United States for a summer interviewing and filming local musicians. Overall, Pat is interested in real estate development, urban planning, urban exploring, place-making, and sustainability.

Devin Howe

Devin Howe has over three years of experience in civil engineering. He is an engineer in training, and has been engaged in design, permitting, and construction projects throughout Massachusetts. He has been guided by professional engineers throughout his career, and is on track to receive his professional engineering licensure.


At Beals Associates, Inc. Devin is a Project Engineer involved in the research, design, and permitting of projects. Devin uses his knowledge of computer-aided design and rendering programs to create plans and presentations that can be understood by all audiences. His attention to detail allows him to produce high quality and accurate plans. Prior to joining Beals Associates, Inc. Devin was an intern at Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, a Massachusetts based engineering firm, and was an intern at John Moriarty and Associates, a construction management company based in Massachusetts.


Devin attended Wentworth Institute of Technology where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in the summer of 2015. He is committed to continuing his education under the direction of professional engineers at Beals Associates, Inc. Devin is currently serving as a Member on his community’s Zoning Board of Appeals.

matthew costa

Since joining Beals Associates, Inc., Matthew Costa has been an instrumental part of the firm’s team. Mr. Costa has worked on an abundance of diverse projects in the eastern Massachusetts area. His engineering expertise has provided him with the ability to offer both clients and project teams results that lead to successful projects. Matthew has the ability and experience to work on various aspects of projects including field surveying, design, permitting and project presentations.


Before working at Beals Associates, Inc., Mr. Costa worked as a Field Engineer for Cashman Dredging & Marine Construction for three years where he had the opportunity to work on a multitude of projects across the country such as dredging for gold in Alaska, building beaches in Florida and along the East Coast, and removing contaminated material from the Hudson River in New York.


Mr. Costa attended Wentworth Institute of Technology where he received a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering Technology and is a LEED Green Associate.

morgan beals

Morgan Beals has a strong scientific and research background gained through a variety of international experiences. Prior to joining Beals Associates, Inc., Morgan worked as a Researcher for a renewable energy recruitment firm based in Sydney, Australia and supported businesses that are driving innovation within Australia’s rapidly growing renewable energy industry.


At Beals Associates, Inc., Morgan is a Project Manager involved in various aspects of development projects, including site feasibility, wetland delineation, and project reporting. Having a diverse background in research, fieldwork and report writing enables Morgan to contribute to different areas of the business as required. Previously Morgan worked as a Field Technician for Beals Associates, Inc. on a project-to-project basis, performing water quality testing and data collection.


Morgan attended Colgate University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marine & Freshwater Sciences with a minor in Applied Math. During the completion of her degree as well as after graduating, Morgan contributed to multiple scientific research projects, including coastal bioremediation research in Woods Hole, MA and marine biology research in Taipei, Taiwan and Orpheus Island, Australia. More recently, Morgan obtained a certificate of completion from the Eagle Hill Field Seminar: Wetland Identification, Delineation and Ecology in Steuben, ME.

Benjamin Enos

Benjamin Enos is a junior level civil engineer who recently graduated from the University of New Hampshire. His college experience has provided him with a background in the various subfields of civil engineering including hydrology, structural design and soil mechanics.


At Beals Associates, Inc. Ben is a Project Engineer involved in research and design development of various projects. Ben works with the staff at Beals Associates to provide design assistance and computer modeling using various software programs. Ben also provides initial site feasibility research through reviews of zoning and other regulatory data. Prior to joining Beals Associates, Inc. Ben worked toward receiving his undergraduate degree and completed research involving strength testing for an innovative mix design and process of 3D Printing concrete with D-Shape Enterprises L.L.C. His research consisted of testing alterations of the proprietary mix design with Portland Cement Concrete and combinations of the two mixes using ASTM testing methods.


Ben attended the University of New Hampshire where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering in the spring of 2018. Ben is continuing his education under the direction of professional engineers at Beals Associates, Inc. and working toward obtaining his professional engineering licensure.