About Us

Planning, science and engineering for our clients and the environment.

Maul Foster & Alongi is an integrated multidisciplinary professional organization consulting in planning and development services, GIS and data analysis, environmental, engineering, and health and safety. We work with diverse client types, including attorneys, forest products, mining, public agencies, heavy industry, solid waste and recycling, food processing, ports, real estate, and petroleum.

MFA is a locally-owned Pacific Northwest consulting firm established in Vancouver, Washington by Jim Maul, Tom Foster, and Neil Alongi. Since our inception in 1996, MFA has grown from four employees to more than 80 employees and now has offices in Vancouver, Seattle, and Bellingham, Washington; Portland, Oregon; and Kellogg and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. In 2013, MFA became a 100% employee-owned company. Our culture attracts highly motivated professionals who provide excellent service and help their clients succeed.

Services
  • Environmental
  • Engineering
  • Planning & Community Development
  • Health & Safety
  • GIS & Data Management
  • Economics
  • Environmental

    Transitioning sites from a substantial environmental liability into a productive asset requires applying science and technology with a deep understanding of regulatory requirements, available funding, market forces, and site conditions. Continue Reading

  • Engineering

    Engineering can be complex, and when you overlay environmental constraints it becomes more complex. An integrated approach to engineering from design, through construction makes projects simple, effective and implementable. Continue Reading

  • Planning & Community Development

    Redevelopment, job growth and leveraging existing assets demands problem-solving skills and creative insight to create opportunities, facilitate partnerships, and gain community support. Results oriented planning is focused on achieving desired outcomes and adding value to projects and communities. Continue Reading

  • Health & Safety

    An effective health and safety program makes a business better and employees safer. Developing this program includes regulatory compliance, risk reduction, clear communication, and practical solutions focused on improving business practices. Continue Reading

  • GIS & Data Management

    Information is mined to answer challenging questions and make better project decisions. Geographic, environmental, demographic and site data are analyzed and displayed graphically to create knowledge for informed decisions Continue Reading

  • Economics

    Whether a cost-benefit analysis, ecosystem services and natural resource valuation, or quantifying the impacts of proposed regulations, economic analysis helps answer important questions of cost, value, and benefits. Continue Reading

Recent Awards

 BB VBJ 2016Top Work Place OregonOregonian_Best Companies_2014  PBJ_Top Env. Cons. Firms_20142015_SBM_BestCoPuget Sound BJ_WA Best Workplace_2014