Mike is GeoStabilization’s Project Development Engineer for Louisiana and Mississippi and Bridge Project Specialist for the Eastern United States. In this dual role, Mike helps customers in Louisiana and Mississippi with our full line of services from slope stabilization to compaction grouting, from soil mixing to retaining wall repair, and assists other Project Development Engineers on our bridge repair and rehabilitation projects.
Mike began his career with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in bridge design and construction after receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University (MSU). While at MDOT, Mike finished his Master’s degree, also from MSU with a focus in structural and geotechnical engineering. Following his stint with MDOT, Mike worked in consulting where he had the opportunity to start a bridge design unit for URS Greiner; now part of AECOM. After leaving those positions, Mike worked for several manufacturers involved in the design, manufacture, sale, and installation of bridge, retaining wall, geosynthetic materials, along with other construction materials.
A Professional Engineer licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Michigan, Mike resides in Clayton, North Carolina where he is active in the American Society of Civil Engineers where he is also a past president of the Eastern North Carolina Branch.
Slope failures do not occur spontaneously. There is scientific reasoning for each failure. Real-time site monitoring allows mine operators to plan and implement appropriate proactive actions with sufficient notice to support safer working environments, ongoing operations, engineering, and planning.