Now Working at MFA! 9 New Professionals Join Our Team

Author: Jennifer King, PE Published: May 3, 2019

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 system.

Alison Guse

GIS Technician | Portland Office | GIS and Data Analytics Services

Alma Mater: University of California Los Angeles

Favorite Snack: Chocolate chip cookie

Professional Superpower: Combining GIS and environmental engineering

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Sleeping in and then going on a hike!

Jenna Putnam

GIS Technician | Portland Office | GIS and Data Analytics Services

Alma Mater: University of Idaho

Favorite Snack: Tacos

Professional Superpower: Alteryx

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Anything outside

Kara Beaudoin

Senior Engineer | Kellogg Office | Engineering Services

Alma Mater: Northwestern University

Favorite Snack: Nachos

Professional Superpower: Large-scale environmental project management

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Golfing or getting house projects done

 

Meaghan Pollock

Staff Geologist | Vancouver Office | Environmental Services

Alma Mater: Iowa State University; Western Washington University

Favorite Snack: Stroopwafel

Professional Superpower: Stormwater sampling

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Gardening, reading, woodworking, and trying new recipes

McKay Larrabee

Senior GIS Analyst | Portland Office | GIS and Data Analytics Services

Alma Mater: Portland State University; University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Favorite Snack: Goldfish and chewy Sweetarts candy

Professional Superpower: Using GIS for data-driven decision-making

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Going to the movies, like triple-feature-style!

Ryan Lewis

Staff Engineer| Seattle Office | Engineering Services

Alma Mater: Portland State University; University of Oregon

Favorite Snack: Chips and guacamole

Professional Superpower: Merging environmental engineering and geology

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Reading a good book, going for a run, and cooking a big meal!

Sarah Colee

Staff Environmental Scientist | Portland Office | Environmental Services

Alma Mater: Oregon State University

Favorite Snack: Cheese, crackers, and meat

Professional Superpower: Large-scale Phase I environmental site assessments

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Day hiking!

Taylor Hodges

Project Communications Specialist | Seattle Office | Communications and Outreach Services

Alma Mater: Western Washington University

Favorite Snack: Chips and salsa

Professional Superpower: Storytelling

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Anything outdoors or relaxing and listening to music

Tiana Tharaldson

Project Administrator | Portland Office | GIS and Data Analytics Services

Alma Mater: University of St. Thomas

Favorite Snack: Cheese

Professional Superpower: Process improvement

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Wine tasting, playing sports, or just hanging out with friends