The Altamont Interview: Chuck Pippin, P.G.

Altamont's Chuck Pippin, P.G.

Altamont’s Charles “Chuck” Pippin, P.G., developed his love of the outdoors at an early age—particularly when rocks were involved. Chuck was an eager hiker, backpacker, rock climber, and caver, which ultimately led to his pursuing a career in geology. He was born in Atlanta, and his father worked for Norfolk Southern Railroad. “Every time my father had an opportunity to advance,” …

The Altamont Interview: Jennifer Verde, P.E.

Altamont's Jennifer Verde, P.E.

Jennifer Verde, P.E., is an advocate for becoming an engineer—and she doesn’t sugarcoat the choice. “The academic aspect, working on a variety of projects, and working collaboratively with many different types of people and professionals, as I do, are all appealing,” Jennifer says. “But the work aspect of this job is challenging. You end up working a lot.” Jennifer started …