May 14, 2014

NEWS: GeoStructures is Pleased to Announce the Following Additions to the Geo Family

photo by Jason Colston

Mike Harwood, PE

Mike is responsible for sales and business development in North Carolina and Southern Virginia.   With 20 years of experience in the related disciplines of Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Consulting, and Construction Materials Testing, Mike’s experience will assist owners, engineers, and contractors with the selection and installation of alternative foundation systems and slope reinforcement technology to better serve their project needs.  Mike has a BS in Environmental Engineering from Michigan Technological University and a MS in Civil Engineering from University of North Carolina at Charlotte.


photo by Jason Colston

Keithe Merl, PE CPESC

Keithe is responsible for sales and business development in the Northeast Region (Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and New York).   Keithe’s 16 years of experience in related disciplines of Geotechnical, Environmental, and Geologic Engineering includes an extensive working knowledge of all facets of civil, industrial, and commercial projects. His strong technical experience in conjunction with his understanding of the complex inter-workings of the regulatory process provides our clients with in-depth knowledge and unique problem solving recommendations leading to a successful project completion. Keithe has a BS in Civil Engineering from Drexel University.


photo by Jason Colston

Mark DeMatteo, EIT

As a Project Engineer, Mark’s responsibilities include preparing design submittals for ground improvement and structures projects, analyzing field test results, and providing engineering support throughout construction. Mark graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering from Bucknell University and received his Engineer in Training Certificate.


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Julie Mock

As Marketing Manager, Julie is responsible for brand management, public relations, social media, and production of marketing collateral.  Prior to joining GeoStructures, Julie spent 14 years with a large international construction management firm managing local marketing initiatives as well as proposal/presentation production.  She has been involved in many metro area associations such as SMPS, CREW, WBC, AGC and ABC.  Julie has a BS in Management and Society from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


photo by Jason Colston

Stephanie Salzmann, CPA

As Controller, Stephanie is responsible for overseeing the finance and accounting department.  With over 20 years of professional experience in finance and accounting, she manages the day-to-day activities of the accounting department and will assist the Chief Financial Officer with financial reporting and analysis, internal controls, budgeting, process improvement initiatives and treasury responsibilities.  Stephanie is a Certified Public Accountant and has a BS in Finance from East Carolina University.