(ASHBURN, December 1, 2016) – GeoConcepts Engineering, Inc. (GeoConcepts) is pleased to announce the following changes to our team:
Dr. Sushant Upadhyaya, PhD, PE, PMP was promoted to Associate. He serves as GeoConcepts’ Transportation Services Team Leader where he oversees all transportation-related projects throughout the firm’s practice area, including large design-build projects.
Kristy Balwinski, LEED rejoins GeoConcepts as an Associate. She has 22 years of experience in geotechnical, environmental, and hydrogeologic engineering. She is overseeing several process improvement initiatives as well as public sector business development and project management.
Amy Strobel, PG was promoted to GeoScience Services Team Leader in recognition of her professional accomplishments and management success. She has 23 years of experience providing geotechnical services throughout all project phases including planning, design, and construction. In addition, she has specialized experience on environmental studies, engineering geology, and hydrogeologic evaluations. Ms. Strobel oversees projects and personnel involved with geophysical and geotechnical investigations, as well as construction materials testing.
Chris Lynch, PE was promoted to Senior Engineer due to his exceptional contributions to GeoConcepts. He provides technical expertise on rock mechanics, slope stability, and settlement problems in a wide variety of geologic conditions nationwide. His experience includes managing complicated field investigations, geotechnical analysis/design services, and construction plan development.
Scott Nelson, PE was promoted to Senior Engineer for his outstanding work performance. He provides geotechnical engineering and construction management for a broad spectrum of projects ranging from large mixed-use developments, building improvements, recreational facilities, transportation, and community infrastructure.
About GeoConcepts Engineering, Inc.
GeoConcepts is a minority/woman-owned business that provides professional geotechnical engineering, hydrogeologic, and environmental consulting services to private and public sector clients. GeoConcepts’ headquarters is in Ashburn, Virginia, and employs over 60 professional staff dedicated to exceeding clients’ expectations. GeoConcepts is certified as a disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) and/or a small, woman and minority-owned business (SWaM/WOSB) by various Federal and local government entities.