Alta is pleased to announce the addition of three new experts to join our team. We continue to grow to meet the needs of our clients.
Michelle Hallack, PhD EIT - Water Resources Staff Engineer II
Michelle Hallack has joined our Water Resources team as a Water Resources Staff Engineer II. Michelle has a Doctoral degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Baja California, as well as, Masters of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Water Resources from Michigan Technological University, and a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the University of Sonora. Prior to joining Alta she worked at the University of Baja California as a professor conducting research focused on drought intensity and frequency analysis, hydrological modeling and climate change impacts, and sustainable watershed management. Before her professor position, Michelle worked as a project engineer for Skanska USA Building in Texas. She is an EIT in Civil Engineering and brings over 7 years of experience in integrated water resources engineering projects, geographic information systems applied to water resources as well as multidisciplinary environmental research projects. Michelle specializes in drought and flood analysis, hydrological modeling, climate change impact analysis, and best management practices for capture and reuse alternatives. She is fluent in English and Spanish. Michelle Hallack can be reached at Michelle.Hallack@altaenviron.com.
Karl (Jerome) Bacho, Environmental Health and Safety Associate Consultant
Jerome Bacho joined the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Air team in Alta’s Long Beach office as an Associate Consultant. Prior to joining Alta he worked at another consulting firm as a Project Engineer for 6 years. His project experience includes compliance for clients subject to regulations under the local Air District, State Water Resources Control Board, and/or Department of Toxic Substances Control. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of California Irvine. Jerome can be reached at Karl.Bacho@altaenviron.com.
Jessilyn Davis, Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
Jessilyn Davis joins Alta as an EHS Specialist Consultant in the Long Beach office. Jessilyn is an environmental engineer with experience in industry conducting research, quality assurance, and environmental health and safety. Her experience includes employee trainings, AQMD reporting, RCRA compliance, and SDS management.
Jessilyn has a bachelor’s degree in Earth Science and a master’s degree in Environmental engineering from California State University, Fullerton. She is working toward becoming a registered environmental professional. Jessilyn can be reached at Jessilyn.Davis@altaenviron.com.