Wendy Wallach to Lead DEA's Transit and Environmental Group in Denver

Wendy Wallach has joined David Evans and Associates, Inc. (DEA) as a senior associate and the Mountain West regional transit and environmental leader. She is based in DEA's Denver office.

Wallach comes to DEA from the Colorado Department of Transportation where she was rail program manager for the transit and rail division. She has more than 18 years of experience in the planning and management of national policy environmental documents for roadway, transit and multi-modal projects.

Her experience includes development of conceptual alternatives, NEPA documentation and management, and program management. She has managed multiple NEPA documents in the region, including leading the I-70 Mountain Corridor Revised Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), the North I-25 Draft EIS, and the environmental assessment for State Highway 160 over Wolf Creek Pass.

She has a bachelor's degree in geography from Clark University in Worcester, Mass., and a master's degree in urban planning from University of Colorado, Denver.

Since its founding in 1976 in Portland, Ore., DEA has become a recognized leader for innovative and sustainable design and management solutions for complex transportation, land development, energy, and water projects nationwide. DEA's staff includes professional engineers, surveyors, hydrographers, planners, landscape architects, and natural resources scientists. DEA has 18 offices in seven states and employs more than 650 people. DEA is an employee-owned corporation and consistently ranks among ENR's Top 100 Pure Design firms in the United States.