Gretchen is GeoStabilization’s Project Development Engineer for Texas and Oklahoma. After earning a BS degree in civil and environmental engineering from Georgia Tech, Gretchen began her career with the Georgia Department of Transportation in their Bridge Maintenance Division before later transitioning to their Geotechnical Engineering Bureau. She followed this experience with 13 years matriculating through a variety of roles at Tensar Corporation from Design Engineer to Regional Sales Manager to Waste Containment Sector Manager. During the last several years Gretchen has served as a Technical Sales Representative for Hanes Geo Components.
Gretchen has over 20 years of experience with public and private markets providing engineered slope and wall solutions from the concept phase through final plans and construction. She is passionate about solving clients’ geohazard challenges and brings incredible energy to the role. Gretchen is a licensed Professional Engineer in Maryland. Gretchen enjoys outdoor cooking, camping, geocaching, and international travel. She resides in Spring, TX with her wife, Nicole, and two Brittany’s, Abby & Bella.
A variation of karst sinkhole grouting is the grouting of mined coal seams and workings located below existing infrastructure that exhibit the potential to propagate to the surface and cause sinkholes and/or subsidence.