About F.R. Mahony | New England

Formed in 1964 by Francis (Frank) Ronan Mahony as a small sales representative firm, F.R. Mahony & Associates has grown into a team of over 25 people dedicated to the Water and Wastewater industry. F.R. Mahony & Associates was acquired by Cummins-Wagner/Siewert Equipment in 2020.

We represent the best manufactures in the water and wastewater industry. Our focus is on a systems approach and customized solution for your application.

Our Mission

F. R. Mahony & Associates is committed to providing high-quality products, technical expertise, and full service to the water and wastewater industry.

“At F. R. Mahony & Associates our most important job is meeting customer expectations. Our mission is to anticipate and to exceed the needs of our customers producing quality products bringing our technical expertise to the water and wastewater industry.”

Meet Our Staff

Ed Quann – Manager

I am an avid fisherman and am glad that the work that we do serves to protect our natural resources for future generations to enjoy.

Having joined the company in 1981 I have a good grasp on all that Team FRMA is trying to accomplish.

I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Boston University and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and am a member of WEF, AWWA, NEWEA (New England Water Environment Association) and NOWRA.

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Eric Hess – Outside Sales Engineer

Eric joined the company in 2012 with 17 years of factory experience at Environment One Corporation. Environment One certified Level I, II, and III Service Technician & Trainer.

He had 9 years of experience at Water Resource Technology covering Connecticut, New Jersey and New York regions for Environment One projects and packaged lift stations.

Service Coordinator for all products at Freemire & Associates for three years in charge of scheduling and training service technicians

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Henry Albro – Outside Sales Engineer

Henry is a Senior Sales and Application Engineer for F.R. Mahony & Associates, Inc., Rockland, MA.  Since joining the firm in 2000 he has supported numerous pressure sewer system projects and designs along with treatment plant upgrade and construction projects.  He has collaborated on recent updates to TR-16 Guides as well as assisting New Hampshire DES with rules changes for Pressure Sewer Systems.

Henry holds a Grade 7C-Full Wastewater Operator’s license in Massachusetts and a Grade 4 Collections Certification with NEWEA.

In 2010, he started his own firm, Bal-Last Interlocking Ballast Systems, as inventor and COO. This past December he received his official US patent for his invention, which provides extra ballast for grinder pumps while aiding in ease of installation.

He has a Degree in Civil Engineering from Vermont Technical College and continued studies in wastewater operations at the University of Lowell. He holds a Massachusetts Grade 7 Wastewater License; and Grade 4 NEWEA Collections System License.

Previously he was employed as Sewer Superintendent in Pepperell, MA for 22 years. While there, he managed and constructed several public works and wastewater and sewer system upgrade projects utilizing municipal sewer construction crews as well as contract crews.

Henry is a Past Chair of the NEWEA Membership Committee and continues to serve as a committee member.

He is Past President of MWPCA where he continued to serve on the Board of Directors for 16 years. After a brief hiatus he is now is now on the MWPCA Finance Committee and serving as a Director once again.

He is a Past NEWEA Massachusetts State Director, a member of YOWA, NHWPCA, and Green Mountain Water Environment Association.

Awards

– Operator of the Year MWPCA 1991
– Sherman Chase NEWEA 1991
– WEF Quarter Century Award
– 5S Member since 2009

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Jess Obert – Inside Sales

Jessalyn joined the F.R. Mahony Inside Sales team in July 2010. We call her Jess around here, not to be confused with the other woman named “Jeff”. She brings with her a Child Care education and also a Veterinary background. Those skills do, surprisingly, come in handy time to time here at F.R. Mahony. Halloween is her favorite holiday, so if you come into our office and find one person in costume, you’ve found Jess.

When she’s not working, she spends her time lifting things up and putting them down, paying organizations and charities to run 3 miles, taking care of her hairless cat ‘Peetri’, and she also likes to believe she’s still crafty and attempts many DIY projects at home.

Jess is always on the go and continuously waiting for the next adventure.

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Mike Sparks – Outside Sales Engineer

Mike Sparks is a Sales Associate at F.R. Mahony & Associates.   He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from THE University of Rhode Island.  Mike has a number of years’ experience in high rate water and wastewater process treatment systems. He is a member of WEF, AWWA, and NEWEA.  He joined the company in 2013.

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Debby Kellstrand – Sales Administrative Assistant

Debby has been with FRMA since 2004; she supports management and sales staff, pleads for database accuracy, and coordinates marketing activities. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and especially “shopping” for antique ceramics, specializing in Wedgwood. She participates in an annual International Wedgwood Seminar to study that company’s history and products; and over twenty years has visited many US states from New England to California, and also England.

A member of six Wedgwood collector societies (Boston to Australia), she hopes to visit Australia some day!

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Daryl Coppola – Outside Sales Engineer

Daryl started with FR Mahony in 2013 in our service department and worked his way up to lead technician. Daryl joined the outside sales team in 2019 and continues to use his vast service skills in his new role. Daryl is a level 3 E/One certified service trainer and a level 3 E/One certified installer trainer. In his spare time, he volunteers as his son’s cub scout leader, and as his daughter’s softball coach. His family will say his only interest is water and wastewater topics, but he does have a love for the outdoors and Batman. He is a member of NEWEA, MAWEA, MEWEA and serves on the young professional committees for both NEWEA & MEWEA. Daryl is the current YP Chair for NEWEA.

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Gary Tremblay – Controls Engineering Manager

Gary has an Associates degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Worcester Junior College. He has been a licensed electrical contractor in Massachusetts since 1974 and has extensive experience in the design and manufacturing of electrical power and control systems as well as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Prior to joining F.R.Mahony he operated his own company, providing custom electrical controls for water and wastewater applications. That company was subsequently integrated into FRMA.

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Mollie Caliri – Project Engineer

I joined the company in September of 2014, and this is my first job in the engineering field since graduating. I graduated from the University of Vermont in May 2013 with a B.S. in Environmental Engineering.

While at the University of Vermont I found a way to live out my love of sports by becoming the mascot there, Rally Catamount. Since graduation, I have performed as various Minor and Major league team mascots from NH and MA.

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Andrew McBrearty – Engineering Project Manager

I received BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama and attended graduate school at Vanderbilt University.  I am a registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts and Alabama.

Early in my career, I made a transition from structural design to structural analysis and then to software development.  After working in software development for more than 20 years, I decided I’d prefer a legacy better than “he wrote eight good lines of code” and pursued an Environmental Engineering path.  I worked for a private consulting firm designing wastewater systems for three years before becoming a member of the FRMA team in 2006.

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