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Dovetail is a full service, woman-owned Cultural Resource Management firm headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Dovetail was founded in 2005 by its principals, Kerri Barile and Mike Carmody, who have decades of experience working with cultural resources across the United States. Recently, Alan Tabachnick joined the firm as Northeast Regional Director, opening a Wilmington, Delaware office to serve clients in the upper mid-Atlantic region—bringing his 28 years of national cultural resource expertise to the team. The company has grown to over 30 staff members, including archaeologists, architectural historians, historians, historic preservation planners, Graphic Information System (GIS) and Computer Aided Design (CAD) specialists, and administrative professionals. The company is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina.
Dovetail has undertaken a wide variety of cultural resource projects across all client sectors, including transportation-related projects, utility projects, municipal improvements, governmental projects (DOD, COE, GSA, NPS), and private developments. Our depth of staff, multiple offices, and expertise allows us to provide a full range of cultural resource services, such as:
• Phase I–Phase III Archaeology
• Battlefield Surveys and Delineations
• Architectural Identification and Evaluation Studies
• Development of Educational Materials and Programs
• Section 106 and 110 Process
• Resource Eligibility Coordination
• Consulting Party Process
• Project Effect Evaluations
• Historic and Archival Research
• Viewshed Analyses
• Historic Cemetery Identification and Analysis • National Register of Historic Places Nominations
• HABS/HAER/HALS Documentation
• Historic District Evaluations
At Dovetail, we pride ourselves on our ability to apply our cultural resource expertise and knowledge of the local, state, and national regulations, with an understanding of the project development process, permitting, and approvals. We understand that our task as a consultant is to assist our clients in achieving their project goals, while ensuring that cultural resources are evaluated and considered appropriately during that process. Our extensive background, depth of talented staff, and excellent relationships with agency personnel allows us to partner with our clients and achieve outstanding project results, on- time and on budget.
Contact us so that we can help you move your project forward!