TEMPE, ARIZONA (July 20, 2020) – Engineering consulting firm Terracon has announced the promotion of Senior Scientist Jennifer Thies to Environmental Department Manager.
As Environmental Department Manager, Thies is responsible for overseeing the Environmental Services Groups. This includes Site Assessments, Investigation (Phase I /Phase II ESAs) and Remediation; Asbestos and Lead; Telecom; Environmental Planning; Industrial Hygiene; Solid Waste and Brownfields; and Regulatory Compliance.
Thies, who has been with Terracon for 3 years, will supervise the preparation of proposals and cost estimates to clients, implement staff training, development and performance. She will also lead business development activities to identify, develop, win and execute project opportunities and build and maintain client relationships. Thies is a Certified Environmental Manager and a registered Sanitarian.
“Ever since Jennifer and I started our professional journey together, I’ve been incredibly impressed by the progress she’s consistently made,” said Chuck Reynolds, Senior Principal and Senior Client Development Manager for Terracon’s Rocky Mountain Division. “Jennifer’s values and work ethic allow her to feel at home here at Terracon, not only professionally but also personally. With Jennifer at the helm of our incredibly talented environmental professionals, her team and the company will continue to develop incredible opportunities and growth.”
Thies was born and raised in Southern California. She earned a B.S. in environmental sciences from the University of California-Riverside. She moved to Arizona completing her M.S. degree in environmental management from the University of Maryland.
She is a member of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality’s Wastewater Discharge Advisory Group; Artemis Leads Group; Solid Waste Association of North America; and Environmental Professionals of Arizona.
Thies has been married to her husband Tim for 13 years. They have two boys, ages 11 and 9. This summer they have adventured out in their new motorhome with trips through Colorado and Sedona.
Terracon is an employee-owned consulting engineering firm with more than 5,000 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon currently ranks 22nd on the Engineering News-Record list of Top 500 Design Firms and is ranked No. 1 in Asbestos and Lead Abatement Design.