Golder Associates New Hires
Anchorage, AK — Golder Associates Inc. Anchorage office welcomes 3 new hires. Ryan Campbell, as an Engineering Geologist; John Thornley, as a Project Geotechnical Engineer; and Jeffrey Levison as an Engineer.
Ryan Campbell is an Engineering Geologist. Prior to joining Golder Associates Inc. he worked as mineral exploration geologist, looking for precious metals both here in Alaska and in the lower 48. Ryan has over 3 years of experience running surficial sampling and drill programs in very remote settings. Ryan graduated from the University of Alaska, Anchorage with a Bachelors of Science degree in geology and is part of the Alaska Miners Association.
John Thornley is a Project Geotechnical Engineer. Prior to joining Golder, John served as field manager of geotechnical studies and prepared geotechnical recommendations for roads, airports, and foundations for a variety of structures in the arctic and sub-arctic regions of Alaska. John has over seven years of geotechnical engineering field exploration and design experience. Mr. Thornley is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno with a master's degree in geotechnical engineering. While in Nevada, John’s focus was on geotechnical earthquake engineering, foundations, and retaining structures. John is currently the Chair of the Municipality of Anchorage Geotechnical Advisory Commission, was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Africa, and has worked in Brazil on wastewater treatment systems through Engineers without Borders.
Jeff Levison is an Engineer with Golder Associates. Mr. Levison graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a BS in Geological Engineering and a minor in Geology. While in school, he was a geological intern with Hecla-Greens Creek Mine on their Surface Exploration team, a field technician for the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, and most recently, a construction manager for Discovery Gold Tours. Mr. Levison has a keen interest in slope stability and snow science and has been professionally involved with the avalanche industry since 2005. He currently works for the Alaska Avalanche Information Center as an instructor, forecaster, and a coordinator for their High Angle Rescue Team.