Eric Neuner was promoted to project manager in the geotechnical group of the St. Louis office. He has been with the firm since 2001 and was a major developer of the firm’s crosshole sonic logging and downhole camera inspection services, which have proven to be successful specialty testing services for the quality control of drilled shafts for bridges. He was also project engineer for ground improvement services on the Ameristar Casino Resort Spa project, an honor award recipient in the 2007 ACEC Missouri Excellence in Engineering Awards. He is responsible for the management of subsurface explorations, laboratory testing and geotechnical engineering for transportation/infrastructure, industrial and development clients. He has a B.S and M.S. in geological engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology (UMR.) Eric is a member of the Engineers’ Club of St. Louis, American Society of Civil Engineers, and secretary and treasurer for the New Madrid Chapter of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
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Frank Callanan was made vice president at Geotechnology. Originally from Ireland, he’s been a working professional engineer for 26 years. Since joining Geotechnology in 2002, he has managed many prominent projects in the St. Louis area, including Lumiere Place Casino and Hotel, River City Casino, Ameristar Casino Expansion, MetroLink Cross-County Extension, Callaway Nuclear Power Plant and the Missouri State Health Laboratory. As leader of the Development Market Team, Mr. Callanan manages efforts to acquire new business in the development and transportation markets and build strong and lasting relationships with developers, institutions, real estate firms, government agencies and the design-and-construction companies that conduct their projects. He holds a Bachelor in Engineering from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, and a Master of Science in geotechnical and structural engineering and geology from Cornell University.
Duane Kreuger was promoted to environmental group manager in the St. Louis office. Duane has contributed to the success to Geotechnology for 17 years, the entirety of his career, working his way from drilling logger and geologist to senior project manager most recently. He is recognized for successfully managing complex, long-term projects for the firm and mentoring his staff. His responsibilities include the leadership of an 8-person staff of scientists, engineers and geologists. Duane earned a bachelors degree in geology from the University of Illinois-Urbana. He is also national vice president, president-elect for the Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists (AEG.)
Pam Hobbs passed the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) exam in new construction to become a LEED Accredited Professional through the United States Green Building Council in June 2009. As a business developer for our Collinsville and St. Louis markets, Pam believes it’s important to identify how we can assist our clients with major movements in the AEC industry, such as what it takes to design, construct and operate a high performance green building. To understand our client’s responsibilities when they commit to the pursuit of LEED certification and how our firm fits into the LEED process, Pam wanted to gain the knowledge and a true understanding of the LEED program, practices and principles. Pam has over 15 years of experience in the industry and holds a Bachelor of Science in petroleum engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology (UMR.) She is former president and an active member of The Engineers’ Club of St. Louis, a committee member for both the Southern Illinois Builder’s Association (SIBA) and American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)-Illinois, a member of the American Public Works Association (APWA) St. Louis and District 8 Branches, Progress 64 West, St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLCCC,) Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW,) the Miner Alumni Association Century Club at Missouri S&T, and a graduate of Leadership O’Fallon.