Provenience Group, Inc.

Cultural Resources Management Services


Carole A. Denardo,  M.A., RPA is the principal/owner of Provenience Group, Inc. With over 30 years of professional expertise in every aspect of cultural resources management, she brings a wealth of experiences to the profession.  This accrued knowledge is applied to meeting compliance needs of clients by seamlessly weaving through the complex intricacies of various government agencies at the local, county, state and federal level, in order to effectively address any prehistoric and historical archaeological, and architectural history project issues.

Her M.A. degree in Arch​aeology and Heritage from the University of Leicester has equipped her with the ability to use an integrated approach during inventory and evaluations of  historical and prehistoric archaeological resources, plus the historic built environment.

Through her numerous years of practice, Provenience Group, Inc's Owner/Principal Carole Denardo, has developed proficiency with managing CRM projects in accordance with local municipality guidelines, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), plus other applicable laws and regulations. The objective is always to find workable solutions without impeding a project.  It is achieved by through frequent, open communication to keep clients informed of any cultural discoveries, related requirements under the law, and plausible solutions.

​​Provenience Group, Inc. is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in accordance with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) requirements and is listed in the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) database as a certified DBE under the following NAICS Codes: 541620, 541690, 541720, 712120 and Work Categories C8713 and C8835.

​Provenience Group, Inc. is also a certified Small Business (SB),and Small Business - Public Works (SB-PW), and a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Supplier Clearinghouse under supervision of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).