Our people are our strength. They bring knowledge, experience and passion to our clients every day. They are engineers and explosives experts, scientists and researchers with the skills and the background to tackle a wide range of environmental and munitions issues.


Kara Ali, PE, PMP

Kara Ali is a licensed Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional with more than 15 years of experience providing environmental consulting services in the areas of RCRA/CERCLA soil and water investigation and remediation, human health risk assessment, Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessment, feasibility/corrective measures studies, and environmental liability assessment. She is well versed in environmental reporting, cost estimating for environmental remediation projects. spatial and statistical analysis of environmental data, GIS, and database management. She has a BS in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.


Dan Baughn

Dan is a Professional Geologist with more than 20 years of experience in environmental investigation and remediation projects. He currently manages multiple investigative and remediation tasks for the Installation Restoration Program at Fort Carson, Colo., including: groundwater monitoring, soil and groundwater remediation, investigation of emerging contaminants (perfluorocarbons) and preparation of underground injection control permits. He formerly served as the Army Installation Restoration Program Coordinator for Fort Carson and the Stormwater Program Coordinator, where he managed an annual obligation plan exceeding $17 million, working with a variety of government agencies including the U.S. Army Corps of engineers, the Army Environmental Command, US EPA, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and Fort Carson’s Directorate of Public Works. He holds a BA in Geology from the University of Tennessee, and accreditation in the Remedial Action Cost Engineering and Requirements (RACER) program.


Monique Franzisz, PG, CHMM

Monique is a Registered Professional Geologist (PG) in Wyoming, Nebraska, and Missouri, with more than 20 years of experience in the environmental industry, with an emphasis on RCRA/CERCLA site investigations and characterization, data analysis, spatial data interpretation, and database support. She is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), as well as a Certified Asbestos Building Inspector (CABI) and Certified Lead-Based Paint Inspector in Colorado. She has extensive expertise managing and conducting various site assessments, remedial investigations, asbestos and lead-based paint surveys, as well as establishing environmental monitoring programs. She holds a Master of Engineering in GIS and a BS in Geology, both from the University of Colorado at Denver.