Our Team

Problem-Solving People

We’re leaders and collaborators. Across practices and departments, we share a drive to find practical and creative solutions, no matter the task at hand. Our shared commitment keeps us inspired and moving forward, together.

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“As a personal mission, I am committed to bridging architecture and nature to craft inclusive and sustainable landscapes.”

Sri Anuhya

Landscape Designer

Sri Anuhya

Licenses and Certifications

Registered Architect (India)

Indian Green Building Council – Accredited Professional (IGBC-AP)

Trained Yoga Instructor (Diploma in Yoga Therapy)

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus

Bachelor of Architecture, Andhra University (India)

Anu is a dynamic Landscape Designer, merging her deep-rooted experience as an architect with her passion for landscape design. Proficient in tools including AutoCAD, SketchUp, Lumion, and the Adobe Creative Suite, she crafts meaningful and impactful designs across various projects. Driven by a commitment to restoration, sustainability, and the integration of native plant life, Anu champions universal design principles to ensure inclusive and lasting spaces.

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“Whether I'm solving complex stormwater issues or fishing in the Pacific Northwest's pristine waters, my passion for understanding and preserving our waterways is what truly guides me.”

Calvin Blackwell, EIT

Project Engineer

Calvin Blackwell, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

Education

BS, Environmental Engineering, University of Vermont

Calvin is an engineer-in-training with research experience in sediment transportation and streambank erosion, as well as suspended sediment and algae bloom monitoring through LANDSAT and Sentinel satellite imagery. He has experience with various GIS programs and CADD software. His strong passion for stormwater is what drew him to the Pacific Northwest and applying his experience within our Transportation Drainage team.

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“The true measure of an engineer’s success is the positive change they bring to society and the environment.”

Christopher Boykin-Terrell

Engineering Intern

Christopher Boykin-Terrell

Education

BE, Civil Engineering, Washington State University (current student)

BS, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Whitworth University (current student)

Christopher is currently completing his undergraduate degrees in Civil Engineering and Engineering Physics and working as an engineering intern at Osborn Consulting. He primarily supports our Eastern Washington practice in stormwater planning and design work. Christopher excels in collaborating with others towards a common goal and understands the importance of building strong relationships as the bedrock of quality engineering solutions.

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“My passions align with my work – collaboration brings out the best in our team and the spaces we design for our communities.”

Liz Browning, PLA

Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Practice Lead

Liz Browning, PLA

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Landscape Architect (WA)

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington

Italian Landscape Studies, University of Washington Rome Center

BA, English Literature, University of Washington

Liz, who leads Osborn’s Landscape Architecture and Urban Design practice, designs diverse public landscapes that help communities flourish. Her projects range in scale and style, with a focus on public urban spaces, civic facilities, school campuses, and streetscapes – all well scaled, well crafted, and, most importantly, well loved.

With experience in all project phases and significant construction expertise, Liz works best as a contributing member of a creative, interdisciplinary team. Her creative thinking and dedication come through in her clear communication and enthusiastic collaboration style.

lizb@osbornconsulting.com

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“Having the opportunity to restore our existing infrastructure, leverage innovative solutions to address challenges, and ensure future growth is what makes my work exciting.”

Ann Bryant, PE

Senior Project Manager

Ann Bryant, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, OR)

NASSCO PACP, MACP, LACP

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Gonzaga University

Ann is a Senior Project Manager focused on water resources condition assessment, rehabilitation, and planning work. Her experience includes working on a variety of complex municipal storm, sewer, and water system projects. As a NASSCO-certified engineer, she has led multiple condition assessment programs and rehabilitation projects that applied both trenchless and open-cut installation methods, resulting in more resilient utility infrastructure for local cities in Washington State. Ann has worked with agencies throughout the Pacific Northwest to identify, plan, and design capital improvement projects as part of larger planning efforts, such as basin, master, and comprehensive plans.

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“My passion for the environment and creating a positive impact on the world is why I became a civil engineer; the bright and uplifting people I work with are the reason I work at Osborn.”

Bella Burzynski, EIT

Project Engineer

Bella Burzynski, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Gonzaga University

Bella is an EIT on the Water Resources team at Osborn Consulting. Bella has assisted in projects by providing repair and maintenance recommendations through CCTV footage reviews; developing plans, specifications, and cost estimates; and conducting hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, including basin delineations, pipe conveyance capacities, and backwater analyses on programs such as WWHM and Flow Master. She also has experience in stormwater planning, including stormwater planning support for SMAP development and comprehensive stormwater plans.

Erika.headshot.2022_New Website
“Is that in our contract?”

Erika Costelloe

Project Accounting Manager

Erika Costelloe

Education

BA, Linfield College

Erika is a Project Accounting Manager at Osborn Consulting. During Erika’s time with Osborn so far, she’s dipped her toes into nearly all of the administrative departments, including billing, technical writing and editing, office management, and contract administration. As the firm has grown, she has been excited to focus in on contract administration. Erika is the point of contact for owners, prime consultants, and subconsultants through the contracting process, and she works with project managers to ensure that everything—the terms, scope, rates, and fees—work for all parties involved.

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“Knowing your strengths and those of your team makes for an efficient design.”

Cheyenne Covington, PE

Technical Service Manager and Senior Project Manager

Cheyenne Covington, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, CA)

ENVISION Sustainability Professional

LEED Accredited Professional

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

Education

BS/BA, Civil Engineering, Water Resources & Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University

Cheyenne is a Technical Service Manager and stormwater technical lead at Osborn Consulting who’s worked on complex stormwater, sewer, and infrastructure improvement projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. Cheyenne has extensive experience in stormwater model analysis, conveyance sizing, flood mitigation, stream and culvert retrofitting, detention and water quality design, and waterline relocation. He’s also extremely passionate about green stormwater infrastructure and low impact development. Cheyenne easily takes projects from the initial concept design through to the final plans, specifications, and cost estimate stages.

cheyennec@osbornconsulting.com

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“I am passionate about creating accessible spaces and take pride in knowing my work has a positive impact on people's day-to-day lives.”

Courtney Dale, PE

Civil Engineer

Courtney Dale, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, ID, OR)

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Portland

As a Civil Engineer at Osborn Consulting, Courtney’s industry experience is wide ranging, with a particular passion for site development and utility system assessments. Her site design work also includes a special focus on ADA accessible parking and site layouts. Courtney has hands-on experience using several industry applications including Civil 3D, SWMM, and WWHM, and she has worked on all stages of the typical project workflow, from pre-design through to PS&E documentation and construction support.

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“I strive to improve my community by 1% with every project.”

Brendan Doohan, EIT

Project Engineer

Brendan Doohan, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Portland

Brendan is an engineer-in-training who is passionate about supporting water resource engineering at Osborn Consulting. During his senior year at the University of Portland, he worked alongside TriMet to design a pedestrian bridge for vertical loads. Since joining Osborn, Brendan has had the opportunity to work on water resource infrastructure, city infrastructure, and site development projects. He enjoys the creativity, collaboration, and real-world application present in every project that comes through the door.

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“The best part of my work is empowering others to do their best work.”

Amanda Eaker

People Operations Coordinator

Amanda Eaker

Licenses and Certifications

Associate Professional of Human Resources (aPHR), HRCI

Education

Business Administration and Management, Moorpark College

Amanda serves as a People Operations Coordinator at Osborn Consulting, bringing an extensive background in administrative, operational, financial, and HR functions as well as an Associate Professional of Human Resources (aPHR) Certification. She aims to find new and creative ways to contribute positively to employee well-being and organizational success. Amanda’s commitment to excellence, process optimization, and innovation makes her a key player in driving the company’s HR initiatives forward.

Megan.headshot.2022_New Website
“I knew by the age of 10 that I wanted to become a civil engineer. I love to create complex 2-D H&H models, develop designs that benefit my community, and wade in streams during site visits. Who wouldn’t want to be a civil engineer? ”

Megan Ehlebracht, EIT

Project Engineer

Megan Ehlebracht, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Entrepreneurial Leadership Minor, Gonzaga University

Megan is an Engineer-in-Training at Osborn Consulting with extensive experience with several industry tools including HEC-RAS, StormShed3G, AutoCAD, and QGIS, and is adept at technical writing. She has applied those skills to transportation drainage and watershed planning projects in the Inland Pacific Northwest. Of future projects to tackle, she’s most interested in green stormwater infrastructure and stream restoration.

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“I take pride in designing solutions that improve my community and protect our natural resources.”

Doug Ehlebracht, PE

Civil Engineer

Doug Ehlebracht, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Gonzaga University

Doug is a Civil Engineer with experience in stream restoration, fish passage, and stormwater infrastructure. Well versed in fish passage design, Doug is adept at conducting reach surveys to determine stream morphology and streambed designs, and proficient in modeling software, including HEC-RAS, SRH-2D, and WWHM.

Doug is a versatile and highly productive member of the team. A typical work day for Doug may involve performing hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, creating AutoCAD Civil 3D project drawings, or developing high-quality technical reports and documentation detailing project costs, specifications, and permits.

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“Everything is connected, and it’s up to us to leave things better than how we found them.”

Lara Estaris

EWA Project Coordinator

Lara Estaris

Licenses and Certifications

Eastern Washington University – DEI Leadership Certification

Education

Being the second-generation daughter of Filipino immigrants has shaped Lara’s views on sustainability and environmental efficacy, and the ways it impacts every aspect of our lives. She is a vocal advocate for housing rights, expanded public transportation, water and land conservation, and accessible public spaces. Lara works to uplift and amplify those that make the community vibrant and prosperous, focusing on the most marginalized communities. She believes one of the benefits of working in Spokane is being able to make direct positive impact that can be visible and prominent.

Evan_Headshot_2023_New Website
“Never stop exploring. This world and everything in it has so much to offer. Take advantage of your time here and seek it out.”

Evan Estelle, PE

Project Manager

Evan Estelle, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA30) Trained

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

Evan is a Project Manager at Osborn Consulting. He has extensive experience in heavy civil construction and structural design. He uses his technical skills and field experience to help identify constructability issues, coordinate design teams, guide field engineers, and help projects meet and exceed their goals. Evan continually seeks out new challenges and thrives when there’s a problem that needs to be resolved. Overall, Evan’s work can be summarized as combining a results-driven approach with strong communications skills to deliver on project objectives.

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“Being able to work alongside a group of such talented, passionate individuals is one of the many perks of this job!”

Lauren Finnigan

Marketing Coordinator

Lauren Finnigan

Education

BA, International Business and Japanese Language and Culture, University of Puget Sound

Having begun her professional career in sales and business development in the tech industry, Lauren now supports the marketing team at Osborn as a Marketing Coordinator. From graphic design and blog writing to social media platform management, she has a diverse skill set and a lot of passion for learning new things in her field.

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“Collaborating with our team to enhance fish habitats is a passion I deeply enjoy.”

Isaac Fournier, PE

Civil Engineer

Isaac Fournier, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Boise State University

BS, Biological Science, University of Vermont

Isaac stands out with his robust expertise in water resources. His career spans a diverse range of applications, from culvert replacements and habitat restoration to stormwater design.

Specializing in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, Isaac’s contributions have been pivotal in numerous fish barrier removal and habitat restoration projects. Beyond his engineering acumen, Isaac also brings a unique blend of biological sciences knowledge, relevant to monitoring, fieldwork, species identification, and sustainable fisheries management. Isaac’s genuine passion for stream and habitat improvement is evident in every project and underscores his commitment to ecological excellence.

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“I enjoy problem solving with other disciplines to help make my community a better place.”

Janina Glovatchi, PE

Project Manager

Janina Glovatchi, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

Education

BS Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Janina is a Project Manager at Osborn Consulting. Janina’s area of expertise is managing and delivering stormwater design solutions. She develops drainage, utility, grading, and erosion control plans for roadways and site development projects. In addition, she also has extensive experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, roadway drainage design, writing hydraulic reports, as well as in designing erosion and sediment control elements. Janina is highly adept at using ArcGIS, MicroStation, HEC-RAS, StormCAD, and SWMM software to design stormwater solutions.

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“Precision, innovation, and dedication: Drawing the future with every line.”

Sakshi Gogia

CADD Technician

Sakshi Gogia

Education

M.Planning (Housing), School Of Planning and Architecture, India

BA, Architecture, Apeejay School of Architecture and Planning, India

Sakshi is a CADD Technician with experience in design services on a wide range of projects focused on improving public and private infrastructure to benefit our communities. She is adept at implementing client-specific CADD standards in addition to using a wide range of technologies including AutoCAD, Civil3D, and MicroStation.

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“I craft resilient solutions for the health of our ecosystems and our communities alike.”

Matthew Gray, PE

Senior Project Manager

Matthew Gray, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

MS, Civil Engineering, Colorado State University

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

As Senior Project Manager for Natural Resources, Matthew plans, analyzes, designs, and manages a wide range of projects, including levee assessments, flood protection and floodplain studies, fish passage and culvert replacement projects, wetland mitigation and river restoration projects, stormwater, as well as various hydrologic and hydraulic basin studies.

Matthew has worked with federal, state, tribal staff, and local agencies to lead multidisciplinary teams for complex projects throughout Washington State.

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“I love the thrill of helping our teams thrive, solving workplace puzzles, and contributing to a great work environment.”

Alissa Grieves, SHRM-SCP

Director of HR and People Operations

Alissa Grieves, SHRM-SCP

Licenses and Certifications

Society for Human Resources Management - Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

Education

BA, Communications, Western Washington University

As Director of Human Resources and People Operations, Alissa is responsible for recruiting, onboarding, training, benefits management, and advocating for employees. She also has a strong background in community outreach and stakeholder engagement on both local and regional design and construction projects.

alissag@osbornconsulting.com

Diana_Headshot_2023_New Website
“I strive to help natural systems recover and flourish, for the benefit of all.”

Diana Halladay

Senior Project Biologist

Diana Halladay

Education

BS, Wildlife Biology, University of Montana

Diana is a Senior Project Biologist at Osborn Consulting with extensive experience in the environmental services sector in the Pacific Northwest. Her robust communication skills, strategic insights, and adaptability have consistently helped bring complex projects to successful conclusion. Diana’s portfolio includes working with respected entities such as the Washington State Department of Transportation, railway and industrial ventures, tribal communities, as well as several local municipalities. Always eager to embrace new challenges, Diana has become renowned at Osborn for her practical solutions and commitment to environmental excellence.

Diana.headshot.2022_New Website
“We create the beauty and functionality behind buildings, roads, and landscapes for everyone to enjoy and share.”

Diana Halvorson

Senior Project Accountant

Diana Halvorson

Education

BA, Accounting, Western Washington University

Diana is a Senior Project Accountant at Osborn Consulting. She has decades of experience working in the commercial construction industry where she’s developed expertise in project accounting, accounts payable, and payroll.

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“My passion is helping to mitigate the negative human impacts on our natural resources and wildlife and restore historical fish populations. There is no one solution, but combining all the ones we have is how to make progress.”

Brennan Helwig

Fisheries Biologist

Brennan Helwig

Licenses and Certifications

Certificate in Geographic Information Systems from University of Washington

Education

BS, Biology with a concentration in Zoology, San Francisco State University

Brennan has extensive experience in the fisheries biology field, specializing in salmon and steelhead population monitoring and Before-After-Control-Impact studies on fish passage restoration projects.  Prior to joining Osborn, Brennan worked for a multitude of private sector agencies including King County, Pierce County, the National Marine Fisheries Service, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Richard.headshot.2023_New Website
“We’re constantly evaluating new approaches to technology to ensure we’re delivering the best results for our clients and our communities.”

Richard Herrman

Director of Information Technology

Richard Herrman

Education

AAS, ITT Technical Institute, Washington

With a varied background that combines deep experience across infotech and CAD management, Richard leads Osborn Consulting’s IT department. He ensures all networking and computing needs are met and that all hardware, software, networks, and related applications work correctly and efficiently.

Throughout his career, Richard has been involved with the latest advances in technology, and he is always open to new ideas and processes to aid in overall computing needs and the ability to provide quality drafting, design, and mapping products to clients.

richard@osbornconsulting.com

Terrence.headshot.2023_New Website
“Enhancing our stormwater infrastructure to deliver a greener future!”

Terrence Hew, PE

Civil Engineer

Terrence Hew, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, California State University, Los Angeles

Terrence brings experience in civil engineering project design and management focused on transportation drainage. He has served in multiple engineering and public works roles for various cities throughout Washington, southern California, and Nevada. Terrence is well versed in the development and evaluation of design alternatives, project cost estimating, coordination with public agencies and utility owners, preparation of project plans and specifications, contract administration, construction phase engineering support, and construction management.

Isaac Huben_Headshot_2024_Website
“I’ve always been fascinated by the complexities of the natural world and enjoy being in a place where I can appreciate it.”

Isaac Huben

Technical Editor

Isaac Huben

Education

MA, Linguistics, Fudan University

BA, Linguistics and Chinese, University of Wisconsin-Madison

As a technical editor at Osborn Consulting, Isaac helps to maintain Osborn Consulting’s reputation for accuracy and professionalism by collaborating with the various technical teams, applying a rigorous editing pen to the many technical reports, manuals, and proposals that Osborn Consulting produces.

Isaac has a passion for linguistics and a fascination for understanding the human experience and its interconnectedness to the environment. Isaac has several years of experience in the tech sector where he elevated a variety of communications assets and developed in-house writing guidelines.

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“I am thankful to get to work in the rivers, streams, wetlands, and estuaries of the Pacific Northwest. I love taking on new challenges and am excited by the fact that no two engineering problems are the same.”

Tom Hutchison, EIT

Project Engineer

Tom Hutchison, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

WSDOT Fish Passage Certified

Education

MS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

BS, Environmental Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Tom is an engineer-in-training in the Natural Resources group focusing on riverine and estuarine restoration projects and fish passage barrier removal. His experience involves hydraulic modeling, engineered log jam and large wood design, geomorphic assessments, and hydrologic analyses. Tom helps develop engineering design plans in Civil 3D, project maps in GIS, technical reports, specs, and cost estimates. Tom emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to engineering designs that balances ecological, geological, and anthropogenic concerns, among others.

Megan.headshot.2022_New Website
“Money might not be able to buy happiness, but it can buy puppies and chickens and that’s enough for me!”

Megan Isaacks

Financial Controller

Megan Isaacks

Education

BA, Business Administration, University of Phoenix

As Osborn Consulting’s Financial Controller, Megan is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s financial operations. This includes managing the accounting team, preparing financial statements, and developing and implementing financial strategies. She works closely with our leadership team to ensure that the company is on track to achieve its financial goals.

Lauren.headshot.2021_New Website
“I approach every project as a chance to leave a positive impact for people and the planet.”

Lauren Iversen, PLA

Landscape Architect

Lauren Iversen, PLA

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington

Master of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nevada Las Vegas

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Iowa State University

Lauren is a landscape architect, advocate for native landscapes in urban environments, and specialist in children’s outdoor spaces. Lauren grew up in Iowa and has a passion for native landscapes, especially those of the western mountains, southwest deserts, and northwest forests. Her design work seeks to bring the awe of these landscapes to urban sites, with a special focus on creating spaces for children to learn and play.
Lauren has volunteered with the ASLA Children’s Outdoor Environments PPN, written for ASLA’s The Field blog, and designed for Green Schoolyards America’s National COVID-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative.

Dave.headshot.2018_New Website
“Wanting my kids' kids to enjoy Tin Cup Creek, Montana, as I did, is what drives my passion for protecting the environment.”

David Jacobs, PE

Business Development Manager and Senior Project Manger

David Jacobs, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

Education

MS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

BS, Civil Engineering, Seattle University

Dave serves as the Business Development Manager at Osborn Consulting, where his primary focus is cultivating trusted relationships with our partner clients. With more than two decades of professional engineering experience, he specializes in overseeing complex stormwater, wastewater, and combined sewer projects. Dave’s unwavering commitment to sustainable solutions has consistently shone through as he leads collaborative teams and champions innovation in tackling the diverse challenges faced by modern utilities, cities, and counties.

davidj@osbornconsulting.com

Lydia.headshot.2023_New Website
“Every day, I'm motivated by the opportunity to make a positive impact on our environment.”

Lydia Jacobs, PE

Civil Engineer

Lydia Jacobs, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

Education

Master of Integrated Water Management, University of Queensland

BS Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota

Lydia is a Civil Engineer at Osborn Consulting with experience in all phases of civil design, from initial planning and specification preparation to construction support. Lydia specializes in conveyance design for transportation and water resource projects, and her portfolio of work includes WSDOT fish passage culvert replacements, roundabout construction, and roadway improvements projects. Lydia has a Masters in Integrated Water Management, which provides her with a unique perspective for tackling complex water challenges, while her clear and concise communication skills ensure projects are successfully completed to meet client expectations.

Kelsie.headshot.2021_New Website
“I enjoy looking at a design from the constructability angle and working through each construction step to make sure a design is buildable.”

Kelsie Jeppesen

Alternative Delivery Practice Lead

Kelsie Jeppesen

Licenses and Certifications

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Training

Education

BS, Construction Management, University of Washington

Kelsie leads Osborn Consulting’s Alternative Delivery practice using her experience in the construction industry to effectively partner and deliver design-build projects. Her heavy civil construction background informs her approach to project management and helps her to anticipate common constructability pitfalls during design, saving time and avoiding costly changes.

Kelsie thrives on tackling new challenges in each of her projects and especially enjoys opportunities to develop skills, streamline procedures, and experience different scopes of work. In all, she is an expert in identifying and mitigating project risk.

kelsiej@osbornconsulting.com

James.headshot.2023_New Website
“I have an obsession with taking things apart to see how they work. I find myself learning from end to beginning and often find a new application.”

James Johnson

Design Technology Manager

James Johnson

Licenses and Certifications

Certified by Autodesk Advanced Civil 3D

Certificates in Civil 3D and MAP

Certificate in American Drafting Design Association

Education

AAS, Computer Aided Drafting Technology, ITT Technical Institute

James is a Design Technology Manager at Osborn Consulting with decades of experience in drafting, design, and CADD Management. He manages Osborn Consulting’s Design Technology software and workflows and ensures a high level of quality for our design, drafting processes, and standards.

Over the years, James developed CADD standards, produced stormwater conveyance and water quality systems, managed wastewater projects and site development, and was involved in underground utilities modeling and street improvements projects. James has worked on many prominent regional and national projects, including the Elliot Bay Seawall, the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement, and the Presidio Tunnel Tops project.

Cheryl_Headshot_2023_New Website
“I approach each project as a challenge to learn something new and to deliver the best possible product.”

Cheryl Johnson

Plan Production Manager

Cheryl Johnson

Licenses and Certifications

NEC Training Certificate

Cheryl is a Plan Production Manager who brings in decades of experience in plan production using MicroStation, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and ProjectWise to the various disciplines at Osborn Consulting. Cheryl is a valued asset to many project teams, ensuring deliverables are thoughtfully prepared with a collaborative approach to deliver high quality and accurate packages. She has worked for clients both in the public and private sector, on projects of various sizes and types, all over the US and beyond.

Pam_Headshot_2023_New Website
“We see what's good, we see what's beautiful, and we make it happen.”

Pam Kapioski

Marketing Intern

Pam Kapioski

Education

BA, Digital Marketing, Northwest University (current student)

AA, Business, Bellevue College

Pam is finishing up her last year of schooling to achieve her undergraduate degree in digital marketing from Northwest University. She loves creating and she is passionate about supporting her team, always looking for ways to learn and grow. Drawing from her experiences from her internship and school work, she brings with her graphic design skills, practice with the Adobe Creative Suite, and an understanding of social media management.

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“Getting to work with people that feel like family and at a place that fulfills my passion for restoring the natural environment is very rewarding.”

Kayla Kassa, PE

Civil Engineer

Kayla Kassa, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, ID, MT, OR)

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

MS, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University

BS, Civil Engineering, Gonzaga University

Kayla is a Civil Engineer at Osborn Consulting with experience managing and working on a variety of projects that feed off of her passion for the environment. Projects include stream restoration, bank stabilization, sediment transport, salmon recovery, beaver dam analogues, dam breach analysis and removal, bridge and culvert replacement, floodplain mapping and analysis, and stormwater management. Kayla is also involved in project stages like environmental permitting and agency coordination and outreach. She is passionate about mentorship and founded the Osborn Consulting Mentorship Program. She also volunteers at Gonzaga University.

Jamie_Headshot_2023_New Website
“I love solving problems and positively impacting the world.”

Jamie Kauffman, EIT

Project Engineer

Jamie Kauffman, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

BS, Civil Engineering, Seattle University

NASSCO PACP

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Seattle University

Jamie is an Engineer-in-Training focused on water resources engineering. He recently graduated from Seattle University, where he completed a senior design project that outlined plans for a boardwalk to improve the local salmon habitat and eliminate flooding disruptions along a multi-use trail. Jamie is particularly interested in improving water quality and fish habitats, as well as implementing green stormwater infrastructure solutions.

Kas.headshot.2019_New Website
“As a child, I dreamed of urban design, hoping to improve the world. Now, as a landscape architect, I realize that dream, crafting influential and important public spaces.”

Kas Kinkead, FASLA, PLA

Principal Emerita of Landscape Architecture and Urban Design

Kas Kinkead, FASLA, PLA

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Landscape Architect (WA)

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture Program, University of Washington

BA, Landscape Architecture Program, University of Minnesota

BA, STS Urban Studies, Vassar College

With more than three decades of experience in landscape architecture and environmental planning, Kas specializes in sustainable design and educational environments. As Principal Emerita of Osborn Consulting’s Landscape Architecture and Urban Design Group (formerly Cascade Design Collaborative), she applies her expertise to projects of all scales, from schools, streetscapes, and bioretention cells to campus master plans. Kas is dedicated to enhancing public spaces, including stormwater infrastructure and educational settings, and actively engages with communities to address their needs and budgets. She is renowned for her work in sustainable design, public infrastructure, and advocating outdoor learning in schools. Kas’s contributions extend to her involvement with the State of Washington OSPI technical advisory committee and the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE).

Stacey_Headshot_2023_New Website
“Deep listening and attention to detail guide my commitment to community wellness and a sustainable, quality-focused work environment.”

Stacey Lara

Project Coordinator

Stacey Lara

As a Project Coordinator, Stacey excels in document management and organizational coordination. Drawing on her coaching background, she is adept at synthesizing and updating longstanding processes to achieve increased efficiencies. Stacey is passionate about crafting procedures that transform complex details into streamlined actions supporting her team’s strategic growth initiatives.

Indu.headshot.2020_New Website
“Figuring out where the rain will go and how clean it will be when it gets there is a fun and exciting challenge.”

Indu Lekshmi, PE

Civil Engineer

Indu Lekshmi, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

Education

MS, Hydrology and Hydrodynamics in Civil Engineering, University of Washington

M.Tech., Hydraulics and Water Resources in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology

B.Tech., Agricultural Engineering, Kerala Agricultural University

Indu is a Civil Engineer at Osborn Consulting. She manages and supports a variety of water resources projects, including stormwater retrofits, small drainage improvements, site prioritization, culvert replacements, basin planning, and H&H modeling. She regularly coordinates data inventory, condition assessment, and asset management projects for local cities. Indu has experience with a wide range of programs inclduing PCSWMM, ArcGIS, HEC-RAS, MGSFlood, and WWHM. Indu also brings on board the experience of developing construction documents and coordinating with utility providers.

Osborn Consulting
“Collaborating closely with my team transforms each project from a mere task to a unified, strategic endeavor.”

Eric Lindquist

CADD Technician

Eric Lindquist

Education

AA, Graphic DesignArt Institue of Seattle

Eric is a seasoned CADD and GIS professional with more than two decades of relevant industry experience in design, mapping, and data analytics. Passionate about harnessing the CADD and GIS technologies for a variety of applications, Eric excels at integrating these technologies into several different projects at Osborn Consulting—bringing invaluable figures, plans, and specifications to a variety of technical documents, memorandums, and reports. His proactive and enthusiastic approach to learning and incorporating industry trends makes him an indispensable asset at Osborn Consulting.

Chang.headshot.2022_New Website
“Embracing the potential of green stormwater solutions, I believe in the power of creativity to shape a better world.”

Chang Liu, PE

Civil Engineer

Chang Liu, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

NASSCO PACP

Inspection Training Certification Program (ITCP)

Ecology LID Design Certification

Education

BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seattle University

Chang is a Civil Engineer with extensive experience with water resources engineering, including conveyance systems, green stormwater infrastructure, water quality facilities, culvert assessments, basin planning, and H&H modeling.

He enjoys his work, knowing that he’s supporting local agencies with infrastructure condition assessments, prioritization, and repair programs that ensure that their critical systems are functioning effectively. Chang is passionate about finding sustainable stormwater solutions that are forward thinking and make use of the latest technologies.

Masako.headshot.2021_New Website
“I enjoy being creative in producing things humans and the environment can both appreciate.”

Masako Lo, PE

Senior Civil Engineer

Masako Lo, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

Masako is a Senior Civil Engineer at Osborn Consulting with more than three decades of civil engineering and drainage design experience for municipal utilities, including flood control, creek and fish passage restoration, and green stormwater infrastructure (GSI). Her experience includes stormwater infrastructure planning, CIP project development and execution, constructability review, and GSI asset management planning and operation.

Osborn Consulting
“I tell people I draw lines for a living, and its true! And I love it! ”

Mike Mecham

CADD Technician

Mike Mecham

Education

BS, Architectural Studies, Washington State University

Mike is a CADD Technician working out of our Spokane Office with a background in architectural drafting. Working on a variety of project types, he has enjoyed collaborating with his project teams, along with his clients, to generate accurate, detailed representations of buildings, systems, and components. Mike brings an understanding of various software packages such as Sketchup, Revit, and Lumion to the Osborn team.

Afsoun Mehrabkhani_Headshot_2023_New Website
“Count on accountants to crunch the numbers and sprinkle a little magic in every calculation. We make cents of it all!”

Afsoun Mehrabkhani

Accounting Manager

Afsoun Mehrabkhani

Education

BS, Accounting, University of Washington

As the Accounting Manager for Osborn Consulting, Afsoun specializes in financial reporting and services, and oversees several critical aspects of Osborn’s finances including payroll, taxes, and audits. Her attention to detail helps to both support and maintain the company’s overall financial health, ensuring its ongoing success and growth.

Joan.headshot.2020_New Website
“When I tell people I design sanitary sewer systems, they usually look at me with a blank stare or a cringe on their face!”

Joan Montgomery, PE

Senior Civil Engineer

Joan Montgomery, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

NASSCO PACP

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Washington State University

As a Senior Civil Engineer at Osborn Consulting, Joan has decades of experience in civil engineering with an extensive background in site design, including stormwater conveyance systems, detention storage facilities, and utilities, which include CSO analysis and design. Her diverse background also brings together design experience in traffic planning and operations, work zone traffic control, signal design, roadway design, and roadway and pedestrian lighting design. She has in-depth knowledge of several analysis and design software applications, including AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3-D, WWHM, AGI32, ArcGIS, Synchro and SimTraffic, and HCS.

Will.headshot.2023_New Website
“I am fascinated by the natural world and preserving the invaluable resource of water.”

Will Muawad, EIT

Project Engineer

Will Muawad, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

Certified FAA Part 107 Drone Pilot

Education

BS, Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

Will is an engineer-in-training focused on water resources, with a background in stream restoration design during his time spent previously working post-grad in the southeastern US. He has excitedly entered the world of stormwater engineering, learning flow modeling, and further developing his AutoCAD Civil 3D skills.

Jennifer.headshot.2020_New Website
“Childhood memories often lead us back to nature. My passion is to create spaces that inspire today's youth to explore, grow independently, and forge lasting bonds with the environment.”

Jennifer Mundee, PLA

Senior Project Manager and Landscape Architect

Jennifer Mundee, PLA

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Landscape Architect (WA)

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington

Urban Design Certificate, University of Washington

Rotary Scholar, Center for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad, India

BA, Wellesley College

Jennifer is a Senior Project Manager with expertise in architecture, landscape design, and urban planning. She’s passionate about crafting outdoor learning spaces, emphasizing the power of nature to foster cognitive and social development. Drawing from her background in sculpture and fabrication, Jennifer delivers inventive designs with thoughtful detailing. She predominantly collaborates with public schools and government entities, championing LEED and WSSP certifications. Her diverse portfolio includes neighborhood visioning, transit station planning, and streetscape design.

Deepa.headshot.2020_New Website

Deepa Mungasavalli, PE

Transportation Drainage Practice Lead

Deepa Mungasavalli, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

MS, Environmental Systems Engineering, University of Regina

Deepa leads Osborn Consulting’s Transportation Drainage practice and specializes in surface water engineering and modeling. She has an excellent record of exceeding client expectations and delivering high quality outcomes. Deepa is currently the co-chair for the ASCE Seattle Section Water Resources Committee.

Over the years, Deepa has worked on several design build and local agency stormwater projects. Her main areas of expertise include transportation drainage design, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling and analysis, neighborhood drainage improvements, and stormwater planning. Deepa is also experienced at navigating the regulation, permits, and inspections involved in environmental compliance.

deepa@osbornconsulting.com

Jason.headshot.2023_New Website
“I feel like every day my team and I are able to make the world a better place through the work that we do.”

Jason Neibergs, PE

Civil Engineer

Jason Neibergs, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, MT)

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

MS, Natural Resources, Montana State University (ongoing)

BS, Civil Engineering, Gonzaga University

Jason is a Civil Engineer at Osborn Consulting. Jason’s experience is in the design of fish passage, stream restoration, and civil design projects. In his day-to-day work, Jason performs hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, creates AutoCAD Civil 3D and MicroStation project drawings, and develops reports, project costs, specifications, and permits. Jason is experienced with modeling software, including SRH-2D, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, and FHWA Hydraulic Toolbox, and is well versed in stream simulation culvert design, including conducting reach surveys to determine stream morphology and streambed designs.

Sophia.headshot.2023_New Website
“I am passionate about site and stormwater design; providing a safe environment for the public and guiding the ‘flow’ towards a sustainable future.”

Sophia Nespor, EIT

Civil Engineer

Sophia Nespor, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

LEED Green Associate

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Gonzaga University

Sophia designs and analyzes stormwater solutions for a broad range of projects throughout Washington State. She has extensive experience working on projects from site analysis and selection through modeling, design, and construction. Her design work includes stormwater BMPs and flow control, right-of-way coordination with multiple utility conflicts, site grading and layout, water distribution, erosion control, and site circulation for pedestrians and vehicles. She has supported multiple projects, which are funded through Washington State Department of Ecology and are designed according to Eastern Washington and Spokane regional stormwater design standards.

Sarah_Headshot_2023_New Website
“Designing with and for living things is fascinating and complex.”

Sarah O’Neill, PLA, LEED BD+C

Landscape Architect

Sarah O’Neill, PLA, LEED BD+C

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Landscape Architect (WA)

LEED BD+C Accreditation

Education

Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Sarah has a broad range of experience in landscape architecture throughout the west coast on facilities, mixed use, and Department of Defense projects. She enjoys working across disciplines to provide flexible support and resource-conscious design solutions. Sarah has worked with responsiveness and sensitivity to a variety of project types from streetscapes to green roofs and everything in between. Planting design is Sarah’s passion, and she strives to find low maintenance, native, and adaptive plant solutions for difficult sites.

Leland.headshot.2021_New Website
“Stormwater engineering flows with the currents of innovation, shaping a sustainable future drop by drop.”

Leland O’Hanlon, PE

Civil Engineer

Leland O’Hanlon, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, OR)

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

NASSCO PACP

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Gonzaga University

Leland is a Professional Engineer with experience in Civil3D, MGSFLood, MicroStation, SSA, and technical writing. He leverages these skills to create stormwater networks and model stormwater BMPs. So far in his career, Leland has had the opportunity to work on projects that involve designing stormwater and sanitary sewer repairs, new pipelines, and condition assumptions of existing pipe infrastructure.

Matt_Headshot_2023_New Website
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.”

Matt Olszewski

Landscape Designer

Matt Olszewski

Licenses and Certifications

Certificate of Urban Planning

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington

Master of Urban Planning, University of Washington

Bachelors of Operations Management, University of Cincinnati

Matt is a Landscape Designer at Osborn Consulting who is poised to complement a variety of build teams with a dynamic blend of experience and fervor for landscape architecture and design. Matt has worked on a variety of projects—from small site designs to large-scale master planning efforts—and his professional expertise includes collaborating with diverse communities to craft socially equitable public spaces that promote community interaction and environmental stewardship. Matt has a strong commitment to inclusive design and is fueled by a passion for creating vibrant and sustainable spaces that enhance quality of life.

Hue.headshot.2021_New Website
“I love seeing the world from new perspectives.”

Hue Ong

Senior Designer

Hue Ong

Education

Drafting and Design, AAS

Hue is a Senior Designer at Osborn Consulting who has three decades of experience both as a CADD drafter and designer in a variety of related disciplines. At Osborn Consulting, Hue primarily supports natural resources projects, including culvert replacements and habitat restoration efforts. He enjoys collaborating with engineers and landscape architects to come up with creative design solutions.

Tarelle.headshot.2021_New Website
“Creating opportunities for likeminded problem solvers is my passion, so much so it’s in our mission statement. It’s enabled us to buck industry norms with diverse leaders and owners.”

Tarelle Osborn, PE, CPESC

President and Principal Engineer

Tarelle Osborn, PE, CPESC

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, OR, ID, MT, CA)

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

Certified Professional in Erosion andSediment Control (CPESC)

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

As President and Principal Engineer of Osborn Consulting, Tarelle takes pride in her work and in delivering a quality and innovative product. A recognized leader in surface water planning and design, her expertise spans a variety of project types, including hydraulic and hydrologic analysis, for all manner of clients.

Her technical experience encompasses both multidisciplinary alternative delivery and traditional bid build contracts, as well as standalone stormwater driven projects. Clients appreciate Tarelle for her collaborative style and attentive project management.

tarelle@osbornconsulting.com

Robert_Headshot_2023_New Website
“I love it when it rains; I get to see my hard work in action.”

Robert Parish, PE

Director of Excellence and Innovation and VP

Robert Parish, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

LID Certification

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Rutgers University

BA, Economics, Rutgers University

As Director of Excellence and Innovation, Robert finds ways to do things better and more efficiently across Osborn Consulting’s practices. He and his team solve complex issues by identifying projects that would benefit from innovation. Robert also works with practice leads on technical training needs and provides consistency in how we deliver our technical work.

Robert’s extensive engineering experience includes local public- and private-sector projects. He has provided drainage, utility, grading, ADA, and paving design solutions for cities, airports, parks, affordable housing agencies, universities, and private clients.

robertp@osbornconsulting.com

Sophia Pasinski_Headshot_2024_Website
“I am passionate about creating environmentally friendly solutions to help to build a more sustainable future.”

Sophia Pasinski, EIT

Project Engineer

Sophia Pasinski, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

Education

BS, Environmental Resources Engineering, Cal Poly Humboldt

Sophia is a project engineer in Osborn Consulting’s Water Resources practice. She graduated from Cal Poly Humboldt where her capstone project outlined plans to retrain a local river to allow better access and to prevent further damage to water collector stations. In future projects, Sophia is interested in implementing green infrastructure as well as making a positive impact to the environment and surrounding communities.

Gauri_Headshot_2023_New Website
“It is all in the colors that make a good design great.”

Gauri Patil

Landscape Designer

Gauri Patil

Licenses and Certifications

Green Roofs Certificate

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Cincinnati

Post Graduate Diploma in Landscape Gardening and Horticulture, University of Mumbai, India

BS, Interior Design, Rachana Sansad's Academy of Architecture

Gauri is a Landscape Designer at Osborn Consulting. Having originally built a career in interior design back home in Mumbai where she worked on luxury residential and retail design projects, an interest in designing both indoor and outdoor spaces was what led Gauri to take a deep dive into the field of landscape architecture.

Her background in interior design helps her both to explore and apply her knowledge of materiality, textures, and colors in her designs. Gauri has a keen interest in how designs affect human behavior and looks to explore this throughout her journey into landscape design. Gauri loves using different software to explore how design can be easily expressed.

Madison_Headshot_2023_New Website
“Everyone has a story worth telling.”

Madison Pearson

Director of Marketing

Madison Pearson

Education

BA, Communications, University of Washington

As Director of Marketing, Madison helps tell Osborn Consulting’s story through the website, social media, various proposals, and other marketing materials. She collaborates closely with project managers to develop thoughtful and creative multimedia content that resonates with Osborn’s diverse range of clients, community members, potential recruits, and industry peers. Madison is committed to fostering a culture of open communication and collaboration within Osborn’s Marketing team.

madisonp@osbornconsulting.com

Maria.headshot.2023_New Website
“I am honored to drive the future of our water resources endeavors with a dedicated team and passionate about transferring knowledge to our next generation of talent.”

Maria Peraki, PhD, PE

Water Resources Practice Lead

Maria Peraki, PhD, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

Education

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Vermont

MEng and BSc Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece

Maria leads Osborn Consulting’s Water Resources practice. She is the project manager who oversees a large variety of planning and design projects in Western Washington focused on such areas as green stormwater infrastructure, stormwater conveyance, regional water quality, culvert replacement, and creek restoration.

With a PhD in civil and environmental engineering, Maria has in-depth language and experience in groundwater flow modeling and contaminant transport, stormwater hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, runoff calculations, conveyance sizing, flow control and treatment facility design, and TESC design and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP).

mariap@osbornconsulting.com

Ronnie.headshot.2022_New Website
“I love that the people I work with are all willing to help, lend an ear, and assist in each other’s growth.”

Ronnie Piechowski, EIT

Project Engineer

Ronnie Piechowski, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Gonzaga University

Ronnie is an engineer-in-training with experience in hydraulic modeling, alternatives analysis, PS&E package creation, basin planning, conveyance system design, and industrial SWPPP writing. She works primarily on drainage projects throughout eastern and central Washington and is most interested in green stormwater infrastructure and positively impacting communities and the environment. As a member of the Student and Young Professionals group in PNCWA and serving as Networking Chair of Osborn’s own Emerging Leaders Group, she is passionate about helping others grow and learn in this industry.

adrianna.headshot.2022_New Website
“I approach my job with empathy, transparency, and humor.”

Adrianna Reed

Project Accountant

Adrianna Reed

Education

BS, Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Sciences, Central Washington University

Adrianna is a Project Accountant who has over a decade of experience providing financial and administrative support for public infrastructure projects. She works closely with Osborn Consulting project managers to ensure a timely and organized invoicing process.

Wes_Headshot_2023_Website
“Here to make music, not noise.”

Wesley Riddle

Internal Communications Manager

Wesley Riddle

Education

BA, English, California State University, Stanislaus

Wes develops thoughtful communications strategies that support positive employee engagement and reinforce Osborn Consulting’s values. In short, he helps tell the company’s story, whatever chapter it might be. He draws on his deep experience in legal marketing and newspaper journalism.

Kayt_Headshot_2023_New Website
“Knowing that the work I do contributes to the sustainability of the environment gives me great pride.”

Katlyn Riggs-Mills, EIT

Project Engineer

Katlyn Riggs-Mills, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

AS, Track 2, Seattle Central College

Katlyn is an Engineer-in-Training on Osborn Consulting’s Transportation Drainage team. She recently graduated from the civil engineering program at the University of Washington, where she specialized in water resource engineering. Katlyn is passionate about stormwater management and helping ensure both the sustainability of the environment and the safety of the public.

Jacob.headshot.2018_New Website
“I love working on projects that make a difference in people's lives.”

Jacob Romero

CADD Technician

Jacob Romero

Education

BS, Urban Planning, Arizona State University

As a CADD Technician at Osborn Consulting, Jacob has a wealth of drafting and GIS experience focused on transportation planning, geographic technologies, cartography, and aerial surveying. Jacob provides geospatial analysis using GIS software and develops civil engineering CAD drawings for a variety of projects at Osborn Consulting. Jacob is adept at several design programs, including AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D, ArcMap, QGIS, Global Mapper, TopoTOD, and Terra Modeler.

Laura.headshot.2020_New Website
“I enjoy breaking down complex problems into bite-sized pieces.”

Laura Ruppert, PE

Director of Operations and VP

Laura Ruppert, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

As Osborn Consulting’s Director of Operations, Laura guides our technical practices and provides the vision for efficient, collaborative procedures across the company, benefitting both Osborn’s teams and clients.

Laura’s professional surface water engineering experience includes hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, surface water management planning, surface and stormwater design, and preparation of construction documents (PS&E). She routinely manages surface water on-call contracts, specializing in stormwater retrofit and fish passage improvement. Whatever the project at hand, her organization and strong attention to detail enable success.

laura@osbornconsulting.com

Osborn Consulting
“Landscape architecture is an opportunity to imbue the everyday “mundane” with a little bit of magic by fostering connections between people and plants in the public realm.”

Emily Saeger

Landscape Designer

Emily Saeger

Education

Masters of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington

BA, (dual degree) International Relations, Emphasis in Environmental Science; and Latin American Studies

Emily is a landscape designer with a strong interest in and passion for public spaces, ecological planting design, and art. Informed by a professional background in public horticulture, agricultural production, and non-profit work, Emily strives to connect people to plants through artful, accessible, and ecologically resilient public spaces. She believes a healthy environment is a right for both “human” and “non-human” species and this value underpins everything she does.

Jill.headshot.2021_New Website
“By collaborating together towards the common goal of improving our community and environment, we create a positive ripple effect that can transform lives and make our world a better place.”

Jill Schultz

Marketing Coordinator

Jill Schultz

Education

BA, Art, University of Washington

BFA, Graphic Design, Cornish College of the Arts

As Marketing Coordinator for Osborn Consulting, Jill’s broad expertise provides support within a creative and collaborative marketing department. She contributes to the design and development of top-notch proposals, innovative marketing materials, and eagerly engages in research and development, writing, graphic design, and other essential endeavors.

Osborn Consulting
“Color outside the lines. They’re just suggestions.”

Will Shrader, PLA

Landscape Architect

Will Shrader, PLA

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Landscape Architect (WA)

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington

BA, Chinese Language; Minor Studio Art, College of the Holy Cross

As a Landscape Architect at Osborn Consulting, Will channels his passions for outdoor learning, community engagement, and environmental stewardship into everyday work. He brings extensive experience in K-12 projects with specialized design knowledge of outdoor classrooms, playgrounds, and sports fields. Will’s background in design-build projects and interest in the construction process means he’s comfortable in a range of roles and design phases. Most importantly, he’s committed to continual learning and finding ways to build shared knowledge with his teams.

Aleksandra.headshot.2020_New Website
“I love how everything fits and flows together in a project to ensure there are no surprises.”

Aleksandra Slatala

CADD Technician

Aleksandra Slatala

Education

MS, Chemical and Process Engineering, Poznan University of Technology

Aleksandra is a CADD Technician who quickly and efficiently applies acquired knowledge to new and ongoing projects. She has expertise in writing comprehensive reports and has a strong mathematical background, including in statistical analysis. Aleksandra brings on board the experience of having drafted projects of varying sizes and complexity throughout Western Washington.

Tony.headshot.2020_New Website
“Have you tried turning it off and on again?”

Tony Sommer

IT Manager

Tony Sommer

Education

AAS, Network Administration and Network Technician, South Seattle College

Tony is our IT Manager who focuses on system design, automation and integration of on-premises and cloud workloads with particular proficiency in multiple programming languages.

Tom.headshot.2020_New Website
“I love the challenge of communicating complex technical concepts.”

Tom Spangenberg, PE

Senior Civil Engineer

Tom Spangenberg, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

MS, Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkley

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin

Tom brings decades of expertise in hydraulic, hydrologic, and drainage engineering, complemented by a strong foundation in utility engineering for WSDOT projects. They are adept in hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, covering diverse areas from urban stormwater analysis to FEMA floodplain mapping and fish passage evaluations. With a track record of successful projects in the Puget Sound region, Tom’s proficiency spans from conceptual design to the preparation of construction documents. Their vast experience has solidified their reputation as a trusted expert in water resources engineering.

Heather_Headshot_2023_New Website
“I love how geography, science, and data all work together to help make better decisions in our projects.”

Heather Spates

GIS Analyst

Heather Spates

Licenses and Certifications

GIS Professional (GISP)

Education

BS, Geology Environmental/Engineering, GIS Minor, Western Washington University

Heather is a GIS Analyst at Osborn Consulting with more than a decade of GIS experience in local and state government. She has industry experience in the areas of transportation, planning, asset management, and water resources. Heather is well versed in cartography, analysis, data integration, data management, and relevant software and web technologies, including ArcGIS and QGIS. She is a certified GIS Professional (GISP), is part of Washington GIS Association (WAGISA, formally WAURISA) participates in CUGOS user groups, and is also a past board member at large for WAGISA.

Swapna.headshot.2023_New Website
“I wake up each day, excited to lead our transportation drainage projects. Coming from a developing country with developing infrastructure, I realized early in my childhood that the importance of stormwater drainage cannot be underestimated. Some of the greater things life are unseen.”

Swapna Sridharan, PE

Project Manager

Swapna Sridharan, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

Education

MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

BS, Engineering, Anna University

Swapna is a project manager and a stormwater/drainage lead for roadway and site development projects. Swapna brings a breadth of experience managing both large state intersection projects as well as city capital improvement projects. She excels in project and people management, leading engineering teams, organizing and managing project goals and providing interdisciplinary collaboration to solve complex problems. She is most often appreciated by our clients for successfully meeting project schedules, code and stakeholder requirements while providing high quality deliverables.

Joey.headshot.2021_New Website
“Boats entertain me, burritos sustain me, and Osborn trains me to save the fish.”

Joey Swinford, EIT

Project Engineer

Joey Swinford, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Washington State University

Joey is an Engineer-in-Training at Osborn Consulting. He grew up with a deep appreciation for aquatic life and loves to get his feet wet. After working on a fish passage design project at Washington State University, he joined Osborn’s Natural Resources team. Joey works for the wellbeing of our water systems by supporting fish passage, stream restoration, bank stabilization, stormwater drainage, and civil utility projects. He develops hydrologic and hydraulic models and assists the production of reports, permits, plans, and cost estimates. He is versed in AutoCAD Civil 3D, SRH-2D, ArcMap, MGSFlood, WWHM, and StormShed3G.

Cindy.headshot.2021_New Website
“My roots in farming and the arts drive my dedication in this industry to design welcoming places where ecologies thrive and communities bond.”

Cindy Talley, PLA

Landscape Architect

Cindy Talley, PLA

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Landscape Architect (WA)

Education

Master of Landscape Architecture, University of California, Berkeley

BA, Double Major in Studio Art and French Studies, Lewis and Clark College

Cindy is a Landscape Architect with a rich portfolio that spans a diverse range of projects—from K-12 institutions and public parks to streetscapes and fish passage restoration endeavors. As a designer and project manager, she adeptly leads and collaborates with teams to bring about inspired and transformative outcomes. At the heart of Cindy’s work is a profound dedication to ecological design that not only considers the environment but also promotes better mental health and wellbeing. She advocates for thoughtful site analysis and outreach to foster a sense of belonging in the outdoor spaces that she curates.

Katrina_Headshot_2023_New Website
“I love how Osborn Consulting fosters an environment that allows me to learn new skills and discover what I am passionate about.”

Katrina Tang

Project Engineer

Katrina Tang

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

Education

BS, Environmental Engineering and Civil Engineering, University of California Davis

Katrina is a Project Engineer at Osborn Consulting. She graduated from the University of California, Davis, where her senior design project was a water reuse project with an emphasis in agricultural applications in Sicily. Katrina previously worked for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, where she aided and participated in asset management projects and risk management practices.

Laurie.headshot.2023_New Website
“The most elegant solution is a simple one that meets the needs of all. It only works when we work together.”

Laurie Thomsen, PE

Director of Collaboration and VP

Laurie Thomsen, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

LID Certification

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, Gonzaga University

Osborn Consulting’s Director of Collaboration, Laurie focuses on fostering open communication, working collaboratively, leadership development, and career development.
Laurie is an accomplished hydraulic and transportation engineer with extensive experience in designing and managing stormwater projects. She excels at organizing and managing the goals and parameters of complex projects and stakeholders, providing coordination, scope and code compliance, technical guidance, practical solutions, and workflow planning.

She has an in-depth understanding of how stormwater fits together with overall project components, challenging sites, and has extensive experience coordinating and refining approaches with other disciplines and jurisdictions.

lauriet@osbornconsulting.com

Laura.headshot.2020_New Website
“Each project contains new mysteries and puzzles to be solved.”

Laura Turnidge

Senior Designer

Laura Turnidge

Education

BA, Art History, Mills College

Laura is a Senior Design who brings extensive experience in CAD drafting and design and specializes in environmental engineering, natural resources, and green site development projects. Laura also has expertise in using Civil3D to develop grading models, design pipe networks, and she takes part in all aspects of plan production. She has a passion for training others on CAD and has served as an adjunct professor at Seattle University teaching civil engineering graphics and communication.

Landon_Headshot_2023_New Website
“In every project, precision meets management finesse. Guiding from concept to completion with unwavering focus – that's my commitment.”

Landon Van Dyk

Project Coordinator and Technician

Landon Van Dyk

Licenses and Certifications

Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL)

Education

BS, Engineering and Applied Science, Seattle Pacific University

As Project Coordinator and Technician, Landon brings a unique package of experience in project management and CAD drafting and design. With experience managing both large and small projects in the construction industry, he keeps projects streamlined, on time, and on budget. His CAD skills allow him to jump in and make needed updates or revisions in a timely manner. Landon has experience working in a range of projects from complex stormwater management systems to anaerobic digesters.

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“I’m excited to lead our Eastern Washington team as we take on new challenges and work together to provide meaningful improvements to our local environment.”

Josh Van Wie, PE

Eastern Washington Planning and Design Practice Lead

Josh Van Wie, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

Education

MS, Civil Engineering, Washington State University

BS, Civil Engineering, Washington State University

Leading Osborn Consulting’s Eastern Washington practice, Josh designs and manages a variety of utilities and water resources projects. His expertise includes big-picture planning, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, as well as designing stormwater treatment facilities, storm and sewer conveyance systems, right-of-way improvements, and site developments.

Josh’s team focuses on building strong client relationships to deliver practical and creative civil engineering projects. He enjoys challenging projects and has worked to maximize benefits for multiple stakeholders, including local municipalities, state and national agencies, and Native Tribes.

joshv@osbornconsulting.com

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“All of our lives will have some impact or another. I want mine to be lasting benefits to our communities and the environment.”

Anna Vandermeer, EIT

Project Engineer

Anna Vandermeer, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University

Anna as a Project Engineer at Osborn Consulting brings on board expert experience in stream modeling, including flood risk analysis and fish passage design. She is an expert user of hydraulic and geospatial software, including HEC-RAS, ArcGIS, and SRH-2D, and welcomes the challenge of mastering even more industry tools. Anna is passionate about capturing the qualities of each unique stream system through careful field reconnaissance, later to be used in building models that most accurately represent the complexity of a natural system.

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“I love that I get the opportunity to work with great people and provide support for people who are working to better the environment.”

Paige Vaughn

Project Accountant

Paige Vaughn

Education

Master of Business Administration, Louisiana State University Shreveport

BA, Urban Planning, University of Cincinnati

Paige is a Project Accountant at Osborn Consulting who has extensive experience in project accounting for a variety of projects in different industries and countries. At Osborn, Paige has also participated in process implementation, system conversions, and employee training.

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“The best part of my job is getting to work with like-minded people who want to make a positive impact on water and the environment.”

Stefany Wang, PE

Senior Civil Engineer

Stefany Wang, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, MD)

WSDOT Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) Training

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

MS, Environmental Engineering and Science, Johns Hopkins University

BS, Civil Engineering, Columbia University

Stefany provides water resources engineering and stormwater design for transportation and habitat projects. She develops engineering solutions for a wide range of clients, including city and county agencies, state departments of transportation, and federal government agencies. She also has experience coordinating with multidisciplinary teams including structural, geotechnical, civil, and traffic engineers, as well as environmental scientists and landscape architects. Stefany’s focus has been stormwater management design, stream restoration, fish passage design, hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and modeling, transportation drainage design, and watershed assessment and management. She is passionate about environmental stewardship through sustainable stormwater practices.

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“A'ohe hana nui ke alu 'ia. No task is too big when done together by all.”

Martina Wirtl, PLA, LEED AP, CPSI

Senior Project Manager and Landscape Architect

Martina Wirtl, PLA, LEED AP, CPSI

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, HI)

LEED Accredited Professional

Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI)

Education

BA, Architecture, University of Hawai’i

Martina is a Senior Project Manager and Landscape Architect with nearly two decades of expertise. Before joining Osborn, she honed her craft in Hawai’i and the Pacific-Asia regions. Notably, she’s dedicated a considerable part of her career to campus designs and master planning, actively participating in all stages of the design-to-construction continuum. With a foundational architectural education, Martina’s design passion extends beyond building confines, emphasizing spaces that synergize with them. She enjoys projects that push the envelope in harmoniously blending the built, natural, and cultural realms.

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“I enjoy working with our energetic and diverse team to find innovative solutions to engineering problems – and I look forward to the next Osborn Consulting Ski Day!”

Peter Wurden-Foster, PE

Natural Resources Practice Lead

Peter Wurden-Foster, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA)

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

MS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

Peter leads Osborn Consulting’s Natural Resources practice. He works with a dynamic and talented team to design and deliver stream restoration and fish passage projects. In the course of their work, his team performs scour and bank stability analyses, floodplain assessments in FEMA Special Flood Hazard Areas, and geomorphic assessments. They also provide construction phase support for fish passage- and stream-related project elements.

peterw@osbornconsulting.com

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“It’s rewarding to see my designs be built and solve the problems I intended it to.”

Simone Yamaoka, EIT

Project Engineer

Simone Yamaoka, EIT

Licenses and Certifications

Engineer-in-Training

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Washington

Simone is an engineer-in-training in our Transportation Drainage practice and a recent graduate from the University of Washington’s Civil Engineering program. During her senior year, she interned with the Civil Engineering group at Seattle City Light, where she worked on drainage, SPCC, and other wet utility projects at substations and generation sites around the state.

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“People are constantly using the work done by civil engineers, often without realizing it.”

Mike Zarecor, PE

Civil Engineer

Mike Zarecor, PE

Licenses and Certifications

Professional Engineer (WA, ID, OR, MT)

WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Design Training

Education

ME, Civil Engineering, Cornell University

BS, Civil Engineering, Washington State University

As a Civil Engineer at Osborn Consulting, Mike has experience with designing stream restoration and wetland mitigation projects for public and private sector clients. For these projects, he performs hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, creates AutoCAD Civil 3D project drawings, and develops reports, project cost estimates, specifications, and permit application packages. Mike also has experience performing geomorphic assessments and providing construction phase support for stream and wetland restoration projects.

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“Committed to making a difference at work, my community, and the world.”

Corrie Zemann

People Operations Coordinator

Corrie Zemann

Education

Diploma in Advertising, Communications Institute, Dublin, Ireland

Corrie is Osborn Consulting’s dedicated People Operations Coordinator. With a passion for fostering a positive workplace culture, Corrie is a driving force behind much of the team’s growth, strength, and wellbeing.

Managing everything from recruitment to employee engagement, Corrie helps Osborn thrive as an organization by building a team of happy, motivated professionals. And, with a keen eye for detail and a heart for people, Corrie supports Osborn’s growth and success each and every day.