Our Team

Wallace-Kuhl's reputation, facilities, and culture attract some of the industry’s most experienced and knowledgeable professionals. Many of our team members have been with the company for over 20 years. An unmistakable passion for excellence is ever-present, as is a camaraderie and eagerness to teach, learn, and contribute to our client’s success. Although overall firm credentials and experience are essential, the key to success on any assignment is the caliber and depth of knowledge and the comprehensive professional capabilities of the specific individuals assigned to each project.

Our Personnel

Wallace-Kuhl's laboratory facilities and personnel are duly licensed, certified, and accredited to accommodate a wide range of client and project needs and requirements. Our team is comprised of certified engineers, scientists, geologists, inspectors, and more, many of whom hold the following certifications:

  • Professional Engineers (PE)
  • Registered Geotechnical Engineer (GE)
  • Professional Geologist (PG)
  • Certified Engineering Geologist (CEG)
  • Certified Hydrogeologist (CHG)
  • Project Management Professionals (PMP)
  • Certified Environmental Manager (CEM)
  • Licensed Environmental Professionals (LEP)
  • OSHA 40-Hour Training (HAZWOPER)
  • OSHA 10- and 30-Hour Training (Construction)
  • Stormwater Pollution Control Managers

Certifications and Accreditations

All our field and laboratory technicians maintain current certifications and accreditations appropriate to their duties from the:

  • American Welding Society (AWS)
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET)
  • International Code Council (ICC)
  • Caltrans
  • Division of the State Architect (DSA)
  • National Concrete Masonry Association
  • Division of the State Architect (DSA, LEA Nos. 116 and 227)
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Meet Our Leadership Team

Kurt Balasek

Kurt Balasek,
PG, CHG, QSD

Chief Executive Officer, Principal Geologist
Kurt Balasek

Eric Trotter

Chief Financial Officer
Kurt Balasek

Michael Watari,
MS, PE, GE

President, Principal Engineer
Kurt Balasek

Matt Moyneur,
MS, PE, GE

Senior Engineer, Manager of Earthwork Services
Kurt Balasek

Dave Hunn,
PE, GE, MS

Senior Engineer, Manager of Laboratory Services
Kurt Balasek

Joseph Rosenbery,
PG, MS

Manager of Environmental Services, Project Geologist