GRI is pleased to announce that two of our team members have been promoted.
Matthew S. Shanahan, PE, GE, has been promoted to a GRI Principal after 22 years with the company. Matt opened and manages the GRI Vancouver, Washington, office, which was founded in 2008. He likes to work on a wide variety of infrastructure projects including parks, water resources facilities, and transportation, waterfront, and industrial developments. Design of waterfront structures, deep foundations, slope stabilization, and retaining structures are just a few of his areas of interest and expertise. Activities that Matt enjoys are cross country skiing at Old Man Pass, hiking and rafting the Deschutes River canyons, razor clam digging in Long Beach, and spending time with his family by traveling and camping.
Brian J. Bayne, PE, has been promoted to Senior Engineer and has 11 years of experience with GRI. As a senior engineer, he is responsible for providing oversight for subsurface investigations, analyzing laboratory results for soil and rock testing, and providing engineering recommendations on a wide variety of projects involving geotechnical, foundation, and seismic design. Brian has completed more than 200 projects with GRI at both the staff and project level. In his spare time, Brian enjoys attending the Portland Timbers’ soccer games, which he has been a long-time season ticket holder.