Who We Are

Our Vision

Our vision is to use the highest standards of professional engineering to satisfy the needs of property owners, general contractors, industrial clients, and transportation agencies. All our engineering projects include global stability calculations, something that is seldom done in the U.S., and we strictly conform to all appropriate codes and standards in our industry. Our vision encompasses being a friendly, easy company to do business with, with our customer’s satisfaction always directing us.

Our Mission

Our mission is simple: we strive to be the #1 consulting engineering company in North America that specializes in earth retention projects such as retaining walls, reinforced steep slopes, and similar applications. Additionally, the second division of Earth Retention offers the products used in these projects, such as geogrids, geotextiles, and wire facing systems, at competitive prices – all Made in America.  Our products are all fully tested in U.S. laboratories and have the highest material properties available.

Our Core Values

Learn More About Our Team

Our Team

Chad Clark, P.E.


Lance Carter, P.E.

Chief Engineer

Matt Thompson, P.E.

Mid-Atlantic Director of Engineering

Jim Kelley

Regional Sales Manager

Erik Pedersen

Mid-Atlantic Sales Representative

John Folts, P.E.

Northeast Sales Manager

Jeremy Davidson

Design Operations Manager

Yulin Luan, P.E.

Senior Engineer

Erika Williams, E.I.T.

Project Engineer

Nick Thiel, P.E.

Project Engineer

Thao Truong, E.I.T.

Project Engineer

Omkar Shirke, E.I.T.

Project Engineer

Alex Poole

Design Technician

Robert Cupp

CAD Operator

Alpana Gantayet

Market Research Analyst

Jennifer Tolan

Marketing Development Manager

Denise Kirk

Administrative Coordinator

Malia White


Azael Martinez

Warehouse Operations Manager

Rodolfo Nicholas

Material Handler

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