Penn State University (BS, Geo-Environmental Engineering)
Remediation and Site Restoration
Real Estate and Transaction Support
Richard served in the Peace Corps in Honduras, Central America from 1989 - 1990 where he worked as an agricultural extensionist and a water system delivery specialist. In this role, he worked on many small and large-scale projects to help promote the idea of soil conservation among small farmers and communities. He also assisted in the design and implementation of small community-based water delivery systems for agricultural and domestic uses. Formerly, Richard was employed by PSI, Inc. (PSI), an environmental and geotechnical company, as a driller’s helper in Columbus, Ohio. He has extensive experience in the identification, classification, and logging of soil and rock types in many different parts of the country, as well as performing many field tests on soil and rock samples. Additionally, Richard worked in the in-house laboratory at PSI where he assisted the geologists in performing compaction, porosity and permeability, and fracture tests, among others.
He currently serves as a Senior Engineer and Branch Manager in the Pittsburgh office. Richard is also fluent in Spanish and has a working knowledge of German.