Core Purpose

KEEPING PEOPLE SAFE, CONNECTED, AND PRODUCTIVE WITH LASTING INFRASTRUCTURE.

WHO WE ARE

We see beyond the project and focus on what is most important—improving the lives of the people in the communities in which we live and work.

As a world-class organization of over 3,200 professionals in 40 states dedicated to creating lasting infrastructure, atlas technical consultants is uniquely connected to the communities we serve. Our family of companies listed below have hundreds of years of collective experience.

Our services have grown to include everything from testing, inspection and consulting to engineering planning and design.

We invite you to explore our website and contact us with any questions you may have.

VALUES

Life
We enhance life. We value our people and our clients by providing safe and sustainable infrastructure.

Heart
As our hallmarks, we act with compassion, empathy, and respect.

Trust
We work together as partners, doing what we say with full accountability.

Mastery
Always striving for the highest quality, we ensure greatness inspires all our work.

The Engineering Testing Services (“ETS”) Family of Companies has provided innovative solutions to construction challenges, quality control testing and inspection for construction material manufacturers around the world since 1985. ETS companies’ capabilities include all aspects of environmental, geotechnical engineering, materials testing and special inspection services, as well as construction management and engineering geology. ETS includes Consolidated Engineering Laboratories, United-Heider Inspection Group, Materials Testing and Inspection, CEL Consulting and Geosphere Consultants.

Moreland Altobelli Associates (“MA”) is a full-service engineering and program management firm. Founded in 1987 by Thomas D. Moreland, PE, former Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, MA employs a wide range of civil and structural engineers, community planners, landscape architects, construction inspectors, appraisers, land acquisition agents, surveyors, environmental specialists and support staff.

PAVETEX Engineering (“PaveTex”) specializes in construction materials testing, quality control testing, construction engineering, pavement engineering, hot mix and concrete design. Broadly regarded as the nation’s asphalt technology leader, PAVETEX employs world-class material experts. PaveTex has nine full-service laboratories and nearly 20 years’ experience building infrastructure.

L. Joe Boyer

L. Joe Boyer

CEO

L. Joe Boyer is a passionate leader whose experience spans the full spectrum of infrastructure challenges ranging from tsunami recovery work in Indonesia to complex highways here in the states for federal, public and private clients. With nearly 30 years of helping clients solve infrastructure challenges in new build, recovery, or resiliency scenarios, he has found that an often overlooked key to success lies in the ability to collaborate with clients, employees and the communities in which we work and live.

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Walter Powell

Walter Powell

CFO

Walter Powell is a CPA offering 25 years of working with finance teams in local and global companies. His professional experience includes both public and private integrated audits, advising corporations through IPO’s, complex restructurings, international expansion and capital market transactions. Walter believes that creating a collaborative working relationship is the key to long-term partnerships and professional development of teams.

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David Miller

David Miller

Chief Strategy Officer

Prior to joining Atlas, David Miller served as the CEO for PAVETEX Engineering which is a respected and rapidly growing construction engineering and testing firm in Texas. Prior to joining PAVETEX, David was the CEO of Truno Retail Technology Solutions which is a technology services provider with operations in thirty-six states.

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John Mollere

John Mollere

Atlas Chief Administrative Officer

John Mollere brings over 25 years of experience and leadership in corporate administration. Prior to joining Atlas, John served as Chief Administrative Officer of ATC Group Services, a leading environmental consulting and engineering firm with locations across the United States.

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Maghsoud Tahmoressi, PE

Maghsoud Tahmoressi, PE

President / PaveTex

Maghsoud Tahmoressi, PE, has over 30 years in the transportation industry.

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Buddy Gratton, PE

Buddy Gratton, PE

President / Moreland Altobelli (MA)

Buddy Gratton, PE joined MA in 2009 as Executive Vice President following his retirement from GDOT and was named President October 2010.

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Gary M. Cappa

Gary M. Cappa

President / Chief Executive Officer / Consolidated Engineering Laboratories (CEL)

Gary M. Cappa assumed leadership of Consolidated Engineering Laboratories (CEL) in September 1985.

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Jim Backman

Jim Backman

Chief Operating Officer / Consolidated Engineering Laboratories (CEL)

Jim Backman has been in a leadership role in the Testing and Inspection industry for more than 30 years.

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Mike Ballard

Mike Ballard

President, Piedmont Geotechnical Consultants

Mike originally attended Auburn University on an ROTC scholarship. After completing his military service he returned to Auburn where he received a Master’s of Science Degree in Geotechnical Engineering in 1983.

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John Kirschbaum

John Kirschbaum

President & COO, SCST

John Kirschbaum joined SCST in early 2014 as an investor, Chief Operating Officer, and Managing Partner. He oversaw operations and strategies that helped more than double the size of SCST’s employee count and revenue, expanding their geographic reach throughout Southern California and into the greater Midwestern region.

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Bobby Toups

Bobby Toups

President, ATC Group Services

Leading a national network of professionals and overseeing the planning and direction of the environmental consulting and engineering firm, Bobby previously served as CEO, assuming the role in July 2002.

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