Team
Richard Weber

Richard Weber

  PE, LS, QSD
Principal

School:  Santa Clara University

Best vacation you’ve been to?
Paris and the South of France with my soon-to-be bride

What is your greatest achievement?
My two boys

When and where were you happiest?
Napa Valley 9/18/1999

Which talent would you most like to have?
The gift of conversation

Andrew Hunter

Andrew Hunter

  PE
Principal

Hometown: Pacific Grove

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“There is no spoon.” – The Matrix

Best vacation you’ve been to?
Alaska with my family, 2015

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
Elon Musk

If you were an animal what would you be?
A gorilla

What is your motto?
No complaining, no explaining

Kimberley Woltman

Kimberley Woltman

 
Director of Finance + Human Resources

Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado

What is your favorite quote?
“Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of experience comes from bad judgement.”

If you were an animal, what would you be?
A duck. I’d float around all day in the sun, let little things roll off my back and could fly away at a moment’s notice.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My husband

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“Laugh it up, Fuzzball.” Han Solo, Star Wars

When and where are you happiest?
Cuddling with my 3 kiddos

Chuck Pugh

Chuck Pugh

  LS
Licensed Land Surveyor

School:  California State University, Monterey Bay

When and where are you happiest?
Underwater – freediving in a lush kelp forest

What is your least favorite word?
Can’t…you always can, it’s a choice not to…

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Underwater photographer

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
It’s all good!

Michael Baldi

Michael Baldi

  PE, QSD
Engineering Branch Manager

School: California Polytechnic State University

What is your favorite quote?
“Every now and then, even a blind squirrel finds a nut.”

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
President of the United States of America

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
College professor

Nathaniel Milam

Nathaniel Milam

  PE, QSD
Senior Civil Engineer

School: California Polytechnic State University

What is your favorite line from a movie?
What a bunch of hippy … dippy … baloney! (President Business, The Lego Movie, 2014)

Best vacation you’ve been to?
That’s a tough one … of recent memory, San Miguel Island, the Azores, Portugal.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
But I thought I was an animal …

Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Puddleglum

Which talent would you most like to have?
The ability to fly.  Or to be able to write well, quickly.

Thomas Hannah

Thomas Hannah

  LS
Land Survey Manager

School:  University of California, Irvine

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
My dog

If you were an animal what would you be?
A squirrel

What is your greatest achievement?
Being a husband and father

When and where are you happiest?
My wedding day

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Chess International Grandmaster. Or a DJ.

Austin Snyder

Austin Snyder

 
Assistant Surveyor

Hometown: Carmel Valley, CA

Best vacation you’ve been on?
England

What is your favorite hero of fiction?
Benny Rodriguez from the Sandlot

What is your most treasured possession?
A couple of carvings my grandpa did

Which talent would you most like to have?
Musical talent

Katie Lee

Katie Lee

  PE
Registered Civil Engineer

School: California State University, Fresno

When and where are you happiest?

Some of my happiest moments in life were playing soccer in college at Fresno State (go Bulldogs!). These days I am happiest when walking my dog at Carmel Beach or Veterans Park or cooking dinner and drinking wine at home with my husband.

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would be a dog; my dog has such a sweet life!

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
I’d love to try my hand at being a florist

Best vacation you’ve been on?
Italy 2001 and Italy 2018

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
Lionel Messi or Beyoncé

Carrie Wright

Carrie Wright

  PE, QSD
Registered Civil Engineer

Hometown:  Carmel Valley, CA

Best vacation you’ve been on?
The most memorable vacation I have taken was when I went on my honeymoon to Tahiti. We stayed in a beach bungalow on the island of Bora Bora and it was amazing. The water was so crystal clear, and we were able to jet ski around the island.

What is your favorite quote?
“Mistakes in life are learning opportunities.”

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
I think it would be interesting to be a nurse at a hospital. I see it as a challenging job where I would be challenged to help the patients and meet their needs.

When and where are you happiest?
I find that I am happiest where I am right now in my life. I find myself been being blessed with an incredible family with four incredible children and an amazing husband. My happiness has been confirmed by our latest addition of a beautiful baby boy, Michael Lee.

Kacey Held

Kacey Held

  PE
Registered Civil Engineer

Hometown: Clovis, CA

Best vacation you’ve been to?
2 weeks in Italy, summer of 2016

If you were an animal, what would you be?
A Pacific Grove deer

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
In another life, I would be a travel agent, I love to plan vacations!

What is your greatest achievement?
Getting a scholarship to play soccer at Cal Poly

Which talent would you most like to have?
I would love to be able to sing

Edward Pietsch

Edward Pietsch

 
Associate Surveyor

Hometown:  Kelso, WA

If you were an animal, what would you be?
Wookie

What is your motto?
Make it so

What is your favorite word?
Engage

What is your least favorite word?
Klingons

What is your favorite hero of fiction?
Captain Jean-Luc Picard

Ashley Tillery

Ashley Tillery

 
Accounting Assistant

School:  California State University, Monterey Bay

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“Sometimes you gotta run before you can walk.” Iron Man

Best vacation you’ve been on?
Solo trip to Seattle to see a concert and explore the city

If you were an animal, what would you be?
A koala bear – just like them, I love to eat and sleep

What is your favorite quote?
“Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone.”

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
I know, right?

Roxana Ramos

Roxana Ramos

 
Associate Engineer

School: California Polytechnic State University

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul.” Ratatouille

Best vacation you’ve been to?
Cuba

What is your favorite quote?
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” Maya Angelou

If you were an animal, what would you be?
An owl

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Professional cake decorator

Cody Jones

Cody Jones

 
Surveying Technician

Hometown:  Colorado Springs, CO

Best vacation you’ve been on?
The Florida Keys

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
Being able to be any astronaut who got to walk on the moon

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
I’d enjoy being a pilot for a few days

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
Howdy

What is your favorite hero of fiction?
Augie March in Adventures of Augie March

Stephen Tjerrild

Stephen Tjerrild

 
Associate Surveyor

Hometown: Salinas, CA

Best vacation you’ve been on?
3 weeks in Italy

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Race car driver

What is your greatest achievement?
My two kids!

When and where are you happiest?
Living the dream right now

Which talent would you most like to have?
Be able to play a musical instrument

Jake O’Gorman

Jake O’Gorman

 
Assistant Engineer

Hometown:  Aptos, CA

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
Steph Curry on a game day

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Comedy or producing music

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
Dude, cool

What is your most treasured possession?
My family, then my harmonicas and fly rods

Which talent would you most like to have?
A really good singing voice

Kirstie Zubiate

Kirstie Zubiate

 
Marketing Strategist

School: California State University Monterey Bay

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” Dirty Dancing

What is your nickname?
Kiwi

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Owner of a small coffee and s’more shop near Carmel Beach

Who are your heroes in real life?
Parents

What is your favorite quote?
“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” Carl Jung

Ernesto Jimenez

Ernesto Jimenez

 
Associate Engineer

School: California Polytechnic State University

What is your greatest achievement?
Earning academic honors for my master’s degree at Cal Poly

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
Barney Stinson

What is your most treasured possession?
My children

What is your motto?
Don’t leave what you can do today for tomorrow

What is your favorite word?
Ridonkulous – extremely ridiculous

Michael Hink

Michael Hink

  LS
Licensed Land Surveyor

Hometown: Brandon Manitoba, Canada

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that.” – 2001: A Space Odyssey

Best vacation you’ve been to?
Six weeks of backpacking around Europe in my early 20s

If you were an animal, what would you be?
A hawk (Mon. through Fri.), a sloth (weekends)

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Mad scientist

Which talent would you most like to have?
I’d like to be able to juggle a dozen flaming chainsaws while unicycling on a tightrope over a tank of hungry sharks.…or maybe be good at music?… Yeah, let’s just say I’d like to be good at music.

Jonathan Bell

Jonathan Bell

 
Assistant Surveyor

School: The Pennsylvania State University

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” Bull Durham

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
Professional baseball pitcher (closer)

If you were an animal, what would you be?
A bird. So, I could fly far. Far far away.

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Golf course architect

When and where were you happiest?
That’s a tough one. I’d have to say April 25th. Because it’s not too hot, not too cold, all you need is a light jacket.

Jeff Sjoblom

Jeff Sjoblom

 
Associate Surveyor

School:  California State University, Monterey Bay

Best vacation you’ve been on?
Mexico with my girlfriend, who is now my wife

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
My son and see how his day goes

What is your greatest achievement?
Family

What is your motto?
Consistency

What is your most treasured possession?
Surfboards, all of them

Garrett Kaprielian

Garrett Kaprielian

  PE
Registered Civil Engineer

Hometown: Salinas, CA

What is your favorite line from a movie?
Seeing as Fast and Furious is the greatest movie franchise of all time, the classic “I live my life a quarter mile at a time” tops them all.

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
I am a HUGE car enthusiast, so I would want to be a supercar test driver. Or basically anything related to cars. Anyone who knows me knows that I’m obsessed.

What is your motto?
No one should have to fail for you to succeed

Who are your heroes in real life?
My grandmother – she is going to be 98 this year. Being Armenian, I have always been raised with a strong sense of family, and my grandma has an amazing history that she has passed down to all of us.

Which living person do you most admire?
My daughter. She is 2 but thinks she’s 6. Seeing her discover everything in this world with so much excitement and enthusiasm has made me realize how many things we take for granted! When was the last time you noticed how exciting it is to fill a bucket with water?

Adam Tucker

Adam Tucker

 
Accounting Associate

School:  California State University, Fresno

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“There’s what’s right and there’s what’s right and never the twain shall meet.” Raising Arizona

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Traveling competitive barbecue pitmaster

What is your favorite word?
Ripple

Which living person do you most admire?
Marlins Man

What is your most treasured possession?
My wedding band

Heloise King

Heloise King

  PE
Registered Civil Engineer

School: University of Illinois, Champaign

What is your nickname?
Weezie

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
I’d like to be a chiropractor

What is your motto?
It could be worse (In other words…rejoice and be thankful!)

Which talent would you most like to have?
More musical mandolin mastery

Raul Mora-Sierra

Raul Mora-Sierra

  PE
Registered Civil Engineer

School:  San Diego State University

Best vacation you’ve been to?
That one time I went to Spain and France

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Food critic

What is your greatest achievement?
Passing the PE

What is your most treasured possession?
Beer-making equipment

What is your favorite hero of fiction?
Batman

Audrey Phillips

Audrey Phillips

 
Administrative Assistant

School: University of Colorado, Boulder

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one hundred percent!” Horton Hears a Who

Best vacation you’ve been on?
The best vacation I’ve been on was a week that included 4 days on Maui, and then 3 days camping and hiking on the backside of the Sierras.

What is your nickname?
Many friends will refer to me as Audrina and others call me Audz, Audra, Dre and Dreezy

If you were an animal, what would you be?
I would happily be a sea otter, they were my first ever spirit animal

What is your favorite quote?
“Don’t take yourself too seriously.”

Robert Alexander

Robert Alexander

 
Assistant Engineer

School: California Polytechnic State University

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“Just because I cannot see, doesn’t mean I can’t believe it.” Jack Skellington, The Nightmare Before Christmas

Best vacation you’ve been on?
A cruise through Alaska and Canada

If you were an animal what would you be?
An emperor penguin

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Zookeeper

Who are your heroes in real life?
My parents

Matthew Lewis

Matthew Lewis

  PE
Registered Civil Engineer

California State University, Northridge

What is your favorite line from a movie?
“Well yeah…We’re in the Rockies.” Dumb & Dumber

Best vacation you’ve been on?
New Zealand in 2017 for 2 weeks with my wife Jenna – most fun adventures I’ve ever had

What profession other than yours would you like to attempt?
Video editor

What is your most treasured possession?
The PC I built 4 years ago, or my DJI Mavic camera drone

When and where were you happiest?
Single Day = My wedding day (8-9-14)
Length of time = Senior Year Summer 2009 – our best friends final time together before college split us up.

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