National ADA Firm Meeting the Challenge, Inc. Merges with Dallas-Based Engineering and Architecture Firm CP&Y, Inc.

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CP&Y is announcing that it has officially closed its deal with national ADA accessibility firm Meeting the Challenge, Inc. (MTC)

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Today, CP&Y is announcing that it has officially closed its deal with national ADA accessibility firm Meeting the Challenge, Inc. (MTC), one of the nation’s preeminent accessibility compliance consulting firms. MTC will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of CP&Y and offer state-of-the-art federal disability law compliance services to CP&Y’s future and current clients nationally. The merger went into effect on January 1, 2018 and adds MTC’s incredibly talented team to the Dallas-based firm’s growing roster of services. MTC, based in Colorado Springs brings 28 years of experience for both public and private entities in all 50 states including:

  • Developing self-evaluation and transition plans    
  • Public right-of-way assessments
  • Public and private facility surveys and audits    
  • Park and recreation assessments
  • Pre-construction architecture plan reviews    
  • Website accessibility reviews
  • ADA-based litigation support

“Accessibility for all people in all places is not only mandated by federal law, but it is the correct way to treat one another,” said Pete Patel, Chief Executive Officer of CP&Y. “Our organization prides itself on achieving great results for our clients within each industry we serve. The merger with MTC will allow CP&Y to leverage MTC’s industry-leading accessibility technology, thought leadership, and specialized ADA services. We would like to welcome everyone from MTC to the CP&Y family and look forward to years of important work as we strive to make America’s roads, structures and public facilities accessible for each citizen.”

As part of the merger agreement, MTC will remain based in Colorado Springs in addition to CP&Y’s current office in the city. The two firms will work together to expand accessibility consulting services and MTC will continue to offer services to its current client base and new client relationships.

“Today marks a significant step forward in our company’s ongoing strategy to accelerate our vision of creating a more accessible world for everyone,” said Kent Kelley, President of Meeting the Challenge, Inc., A CP&Y Company. “The combination of our companies brings together a broader suite of accessibility services to CP&Y clients and provides MTC direct access to CP&Y’s deep pool of industry experts, resources, and clients.”

About CP&Y & MTC
Celebrating 37 years in business, CP&Y, Inc. is an employee-owned, innovative, and progressive full-service engineering and architectural firm. With a staff of over 350 professionals in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado and Virginia, CP&Y receives industry recognition by providing cost-effective solutions without sacrificing needs.

Founded in 1989, Meeting the Challenge, Inc., A CP&Y Company is the leading accessibility compliance consulting firm in the United States having helped increase accessibility for over 23 million Americans through its work. The organization provides ADA accessibility consulting services for both public and private entities in all 50 states. Since 1991, MTC has also operated the Rocky Mountain ADA Center, one of ten regional technical assistance centers funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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