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Ada Banasik and Erik Bakkom Promoted to Principal Engineer

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…

Alistaire Clary, PE Engineering, MFA Staff and Culture
Meet Abbi Russell, Senior Communications Specialist

Where are you from and where do you live now? I was born in Vancouver and raised in central Clark County. I spent most of my childhood fishing, camping, boating, riding horses, and skinning my knees. After six years living in the Carolinas…

Charla Skaggs MFA Staff and Culture
MFA Geologist Meaghan Pollock Volunteers at Outdoor School

Each spring, the fifth graders at Kalama Elementary head to Cispus Learning Center in Randle, Washington, for a day of learning in the great outdoors. I spent a beautiful May day at the learning center with these students, teaching them about…

Meaghan Pollock, GIT MFA Staff and Culture
MFA Cyclists Put the Pedal to the Metal for Bike More Challenge

MFA’s participation in this year’s Bike More Challenge was a great success! The Bike More Challenge—a program started by the nonprofit organization The Street Trust to encourage people to ride bikes—inspires fun and friendly…

Alex Brasch MFA Staff and Culture
Meet Jerry Oelerich, Senior Analyst

Where are you from and where do you live now? I grew up in Iowa along the Mississippi River. I remember that there were a lot of cornfields, but I don’t like corn! So perhaps that wasn’t the ideal setting for me. My family moved to the…

Tyler Vick MFA Staff and Culture
Meet Haley McDaniel, Staff Environmental Scientist

Where are you from and where do you live now? I’m from Osburn, ID, which is part of a larger community known as the Silver Valley, and I’m thankful to still live there today. My husband and I now own a home in the same neighborhood…

Kathy J. Lombardi, PE MFA Staff and Culture
Now Working at MFA! 9 New Professionals Join Our Team

Get to know the nine new professionals who have joined the MFA team! Are you interested in working with us? For current job openings, please see our online application…

Jennifer King, PE MFA Staff and Culture
Meet Phil Wiescher, Senior Environmental Scientist

Where are you from and where do you live now? I grew up in Indiana. It was very flat and I like the mountains so I decided to head west for college in Eugene and then Utah. I worked in the Portland MFA office for eight years and moved to…

Alistaire Clary, PE Environmental, MFA Staff and Culture
Meet Matt Hoffman, Senior Planner

Where are you from and where do you live now? I hail from Detroit—Birmingham to be exact. If you ever want to engage in a long conversation about Detroit history, I’m your man. I now live in West Seattle with my wife, Sarah, and two…

Michael P. Stringer, AICP MFA Staff and Culture, Planning & Community Development
Meet an Engineer: Cem Gokcora, PE

It’s National Engineers Week! We are recognizing the great work MFA engineers do and celebrating the engineering profession with a profile of an outstanding MFA engineer every day this week. To learn more about MFA’s engineering work,…

Jennifer King, PE Engineering, MFA Staff and Culture
Meet an Engineer: Kristi Boon, PE

It’s National Engineers Week! We are recognizing the great work MFA engineers do and celebrating the engineering profession with a profile of an outstanding MFA engineer every day this week. To learn more about MFA’s engineering work,…

Jennifer King, PE Engineering, MFA Staff and Culture
Meet an Engineer: Kyle Cotten, PE

It’s National Engineers Week! We are recognizing the great work MFA engineers do and celebrating the engineering profession with a profile of an outstanding MFA engineer every day this week. To learn more about MFA’s engineering work,…

Jennifer King, PE Engineering, MFA Staff and Culture
Meet an Engineer: Andrew Kaparos, PE

It’s National Engineers Week! We are recognizing the great work MFA engineers do and celebrating the engineering profession with a profile of an outstanding MFA engineer every day this week. To learn more about MFA’s engineering work,…

Jennifer King, PE Engineering, MFA Staff and Culture
MFA Celebrates National Engineers Week

Did you feel that magic in the air this morning? That special feeling that comes only one week a year in late February? The magic of National Engineers Week aka EWeek? It couldn’t have only been me that felt it…right? Either way, read on…

Jennifer King, PE Engineering, MFA Staff and Culture
MFA Gets a New Headquarters in Vancouver

This past fall, MFA said goodbye to our offices in the Al Angelo Building on East Mill Plain Boulevard and moved into our new headquarters, a building we purchased that is just one block north of where the first MFA office was established in…

Alistaire Clary, PE MFA Staff and Culture
MFA is Growing! Six New Professionals Join Our Team

Meet the newest additions to the MFA team! Amy DeVita-McBride, a staff engineer based in our Portland office, focuses on air quality work. Amy is a recent graduate with a master’s in environmental engineering from PSU and a bachelor’s…

Jennifer King, PE MFA Staff and Culture
MFA Gives Back to Clark County Through Civic Leadership Program

From September 2017 to June 2018, I participated in Leadership Clark County, a program that aims to develop effective civic leaders who will serve the Clark County community. During the program, I was part of a diverse group of 35 Clark County…

Emily Hess, LG, RG MFA Staff and Culture
Meet Grant Herbert, Senior GIS Analyst/Developer

Where are you from and where do you live now? I’m originally from New Zealand, and now I live in Seattle, Washington. What do you do at MFA? I manage a number of Local Government and Utilities Sector projects. I also provide…

Leora Werner MFA Staff and Culture
MFA Recognizes New ICARE Awards Recipients

Twice a year, MFA celebrates employees demonstrating our company values through the actions they take on the job and in the community—be it going the extra mile to assist a colleague and deliver results for our clients, simply emptying the…

Jennifer King, PE Awards, MFA Staff and Culture
MFA Welcomes 9 New Colleagues

MFA is excited to welcome our newest colleagues to our growing team! Learn about the new additions and connect with them using the links, below. Nick Petersen, CPA, Senior Accountant, Vancouver Office Nick has a bachelor’s degree in…

Jennifer King, PE MFA Staff and Culture
Announcing MFA’s New Principals

Congratulations to Alan Hughes, Charla Skaggs, and Stacy Frost on their well-deserved promotions to Principal at MFA! Alan, Charla, and Stacy each embody MFA’s core values of innovation, collaboration, agility, respect, and excellence….

Steven P. Taylor, PE MFA Staff and Culture
Meet MFA’s New Senior Environmental Scientist: Amy Peccia

For some, environmental compliance means just checking a box. To Amy Peccia, MFA’s new Senior Environmental Scientist, it’s more than that. “At MFA, it’s not just about meeting regulations. One of the most rewarding things about my job is…

Kathy J. Lombardi, PE MFA Staff and Culture
MFA Values Come to Life

The culture of an organization is many things, one of which is values. “Values, shmalues,” you might say, “that’s just corporate jibber-jabber.” To some degree, yes. What’s really important is the values in action. If you’ve…

Jennifer King, PE MFA Staff and Culture