Bancroft Architects + Engineers Opens Philadelphia Studio

February 20, 2013 –

Adding to its four regional offices across the United States, Bancroft Architects + Engineers today announced the opening of the company’s fifth design studio, in suburban Philadelphia, to support clients and Veterans charities in the Northeast.

Mike Danzer, Bancroft’s Senior Vice President for the Eastern Region discussed the decision to open the additional office.  “As our business has grown on the east coast, we recognized that we could better serve our clients with an office closer to some of the larger Veterans populations in the northeast.”

The office, in Mont Clare, PA, serves another purpose said Danzer, “We regularly team on projects with Gillan & Hartman Engineering.  When we learned there was office space available in their building, it made the decision easy.  It adds to the synergy we already share.”

Bancroft Architects + Engineers is a service-disabled Veteran owned small business design firm that employs 24 full-time professionals in its studios in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Louisiana, California, and Illinois.  Six of its employees are disabled Veterans, including Danzer who is a retired Marine aviator and the former Director of Aviation Facilities for Headquarters Marine Corps.  Danzer is also the author of the Marine Corps White Paper for a “Zero Carbon Footprint Corps by 2025.”

“The challenge for me now is the find the most highly-qualified engineers and architects, particularly from the ranks of the Veteran community, to further staff the Philadelphia office.” said Danzer.  “We seek to support Veterans not just through our superior designs at VA centers and through our charity work, but more importantly through our commitment to Veteran hiring.”

Bancroft’s clients in the Northeast currently include public and private health care centers, aviation facilities, and major commercial industrial manufacturing plants.  Bancroft was recently named one of the Top 100 Small Businesses in America by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.