Now Working at MFA: Eight Professionals Join the Team!

Author: Jennifer King, PE, SPHR Published: April 8, 2020

Get to know the eight professionals who have joined MFA! We are always interested in potential candidates who want to join the talented individuals that make up our team. For current job openings, please visit our online application system.

Ellery Howard, PE

Senior Engineer | Coeur d’Alene Office | Engineering Team

Alma Mater: University of Idaho

Favorite Snack: Anything chocolate

Professional Superpower: Solving unique engineering issues

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Doing something outdoors—hunting, fishing, camping, or just exploring.

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Sean Maloney

Staff Geologist | Bellingham Office | Environmental Team

Alma Mater: Western Washington University

Favorite Snack: Sweet Maui Onion Chips

Professional Superpower: I can power myself through a full day of field work after eating only a banana for breakfast

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Sleeping in or getting out to the North Cascades

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Lisa Parks, Senior Planner at Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc.

Lisa Parks

Senior Planner | Seattle Office | Planning Team

Alma Mater: Eastern Washington University

Favorite Snack: Apples with almond butter

Professional Superpower: Captain Collaborator – stakeholders align!

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Pursuing hobbies and hanging out with friends and family, hopefully on/near the water somewhere

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Sidney Counts

Staff Communications Specialist | Seattle Office | Communications Team

Alma Mater: University of Washington

Favorite Snack: Trail mix

Professional Superpower: PowerPoint Design

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: In the sun

Learn More About Sidney

Taylor Hogue

Staff Geologist | Kellogg Office | Environmental Team

Alma Mater: Eastern Washington University

Favorite Snack: Chips and salsa/guacamole

Professional Superpower: A keen eye for detail and a never-ending thirst for knowledge

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Outdoors and/or spending time with family

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Seth Baker

Project Communications Specialist | Portland Office | Communications Team

Alma Mater: University of Oregon

Favorite Snack: Chocolate lovers trail mix

Professional Superpower: Nebulous idea condensation

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Gardening with chickens

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Ethan Poole

GIS Technician | Portland Office | GIS Team

Alma Mater: Willamette University

Favorite Snack: Gummy bears

Professional Superpower: Discovering what makes each community unique and developing comprehensive spatial solutions

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: In my garden or adventuring far away from home

More About Ethan…coming soon!

Shannon Larson

Administrative Coordinator | Portland Office | Business Support Staff

Alma Mater: Indiana University

Favorite Snack: Chips and salsa—the spicier the better!

Professional Superpower: Organization, organization, organization! I love creating to-do lists, keeping track of tasks, and helping others do the same. Promoting productivity and follow-through brings me joy!

A Day Away from MFA is Best Spent: Stomping around the woods or hiking in the high desert with my husband and dog. I’m a sucker for a gorgeous view.

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Jennifer King, PE, SPHR

Director of People and Development/Principal Engineer

(360) 433-0242