Farallon Announces New Members Craig Ware, Gary Hokkanen, and Dave West

July 21, 2015

Farallon is pleased to announce that Craig Ware, Gary Hokkanen, and Dave West have become Farallon Members, assuming an ownership interest in the firm. 

Craig Ware, MemberCraig Ware is a Principal Hydrogeologist with 28 years of environmental consulting experience and serves as Farallon’s Oregon Operations Manager.  Craig has extensive experience conducting remedial investigations and feasibility studies, including human health and ecological risk assessments; has managed all facets of environmental due diligence projects for commercial and agricultural redevelopment; and provides technical consultation on Oregon environmental cleanup processes.

Gary Hokkanen, MemberGary Hokkanen is Farallon’s California Operations Manager and a Principal Hydrogeologist and Engineer specializing in litigation support.  Gary has served the California environmental consulting market for 34 years, has extensive experience in conducting remedial investigations and feasibility studies, and provides technical support involving contaminant fate and transport, cost allocation, and forensic source evaluation.

Dave West, MemberDave West, Farallon’s Graphics and Information Technology Manager, is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer with 12 years of experience.  Dave supports engineers, designers, and project managers in providing professional project deliverables, maintains the Farallon computer network for over 70 staff in nine locations, and supports Farallon’s communication systems.


In their additional role as Members, Craig, Gary, and Dave are involved in developing and implementing the firm’s strategic initiatives, and enhancing Farallon’s lines of service to better meet clients’ environmental needs.