Ada Banasik and Erik Bakkom Promoted to Principal Engineer

Author: Alistaire Clary, PE Published: August 2, 2019

Congratulations to Ada Banasik, PE and Erik Bakkom, PE, who have been named principal in recognition of their outstanding commitment to delivering excellence for MFA’s clients.

Ada Banasik, PE, has a wealth of expertise in stormwater and wastewater management, environmental compliance, and construction management. She works with industries in the Pacific Northwest to develop adaptive management and innovative solutions to challenging environmental regulations, permit requirements, and liabilities. For the past 15 years, Ada has been an integral part of MFA’s industrial stormwater team, helping industries ranging from lumber mills to metal recyclers comply with ever-changing discharge permits through innovative stormwater treatment facility designs.




Erik Bakkom - Senior Engineer at Maul Foster AlongiErik Bakkom, PE, has developed specialized expertise in the design and management of complex projects in his 20+ years of experience (15 years with MFA). He has successfully led sediment remediation, brownfield/industrial site cleanup and redevelopment, and solid waste planning and facility design throughout the Pacific Northwest. His comprehensive design of the sediment, riverbank, and upland remediation of the Zidell Waterfront Property restored a half-mile stretch of the Willamette River and was recognized with a Project Excellence Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers. At MFA, Erik leads multidisciplinary teams of engineers, scientists, and regulatory specialists to complete design and construction efforts for complex projects.

  • Upland Riverbank Sediment Remediation

    Client: Zidell Marine Corporation

  • NPDES Compliance and Stormwater System Design

    Client: Pacific Coast Shredding

  • Astoria Sports Complex

    Client: City of Astoria and Columbia Memorial Hospital

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