Mr. Bergeron was born in Lowell, Massachusetts and grew up in Windham, NH. He attended Windham elementary schools and went to high school at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, NH.
Mr. Bergeron began his land surveying career working summers during high school and college for Robert W. Thorndike, LLS of Windham, NH.
Mr. Bergeron graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He later obtained a Master of Business Administration Degree from Plymouth State College in 1988.
Mr. Bergeron’s employment as a civil engineer began at the New York State Department of Transportation in Watertown, NY, where he worked in the bridge and highway design department from 1970 –1972. Upon returning to New Hampshire, he was employed by Hamilton Engineering (now Dubois & King) in Nashua, NH, as a civil engineer. He was in charge of highway projects and scheduling of survey crews under contract to NHDOT for highway layout. In May of 1974, H.E. Bergeron Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors was founded in North Conway. The firm had one full-time employee and grossed just $25,000. Over the years, the company has grown and expanded services into the areas of civil, environmental, structural engineering and land surveying. The name was changed in 1987, to H.E. Bergeron Engineers. Staff now totals 20.
Mr. Bergeron has continued his education throughout the years and has expanded his professional engineer licensure beyond New Hampshire to13 other states. He also is licensed as a land surveyor in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.