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Farallon Gives Holiday Help to Youth
November 30, 2017
This is the time of year when we remember how fortunate we are, and find a way to share what we have with those who have much less. This year, Farallon’s Issaquah and Seattle offices will be celebrating the season with a giving tree to benefit YouthCare, which provides support to homeless young people from ages 12 through 24 through outreach, basic services, emergency shelter, housing, counseling...
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Farallon Welcomes Principal Geologist Chris Moody
October 20, 2017
Chris Moody, a Principal Geologist, joins Farallon’s Portland, Oregon office, bringing 23 years of environmental consulting experience to the firm.  Chris has a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Applied Geology from Northern Arizona University.  He has served as a project manager or lead project geologist for remedial investigations/feasibility studies, sediment...
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Farallon Owners Sell Company to Employees
October 11, 2017
Farallon Consulting, L.L.C. (Farallon) Chief Executive Officer Amy Essig Desai announced that ownership of the firm was transferring to those most responsible for and invested in our continuing success:  our employees.  “At Farallon, our people have always been our most valuable resource,” said co-founder Peter Jewett.  “Their experience and expertise have made Farallon a leader in providing...
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Farallon 2017 Intern Chantal Banfield
August 14, 2017
Chantal Banfield, an Environmental Science and Geography student in the College of the Sciences at Central Washington University, is Farallon’s 2017 intern.  Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Chantal has a passion for the outdoors and for learning about the complexity of the ecosystems unique to Washington.  After working as a litigation assistant at a local law firm, she decided to make a...
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Amy Essig Desai to Speak at the Environmental Industry Summit II
July 19, 2017
Farallon Chief Executive Officer Amy Essig Desai will speak at the Pacific Northwest Environmental Industry Summit II presented by Environmental Business International (EBI) in Seattle, Washington on July 27, 2017.  EBI will present regional and state market statistics and forecasts, and interactive panels will discuss industry drivers, new practice areas, managing growth and mergers and...
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Farallon Consulting Proudly Supports Take a Swing Against Hunger
July 18, 2017
Farallon Consulting is a proud sponsor of the 5th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament, Take a Swing Against Hunger, on July 28, 2017.  Every summer, environmental services practitioners in Washington join forces at the annual tournament to direct their energies toward a common goal:  collectively raising money for Northwest Harvest. Northwest Harvest is the only non-profit food bank distributor...
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Farallon After Hours: Ken Scott, A Job Done Right
July 11, 2017
Farallon Project Scientist Ken Scott grew up hiking and skiing in the San Francisco mountains near Flagstaff, Arizona.  “We lived in the country with a horse and chickens, surrounded by the Coconino National Forest,” he recalls.  “Because I grew up surrounded by nature, I’m passionate about plants, wildlife, and saving the planet.”  While visiting family in Washington, Ken fell in love with the...
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Farallon Headquarters Comes Together Under One Roof
June 22, 2017
After several years of planning, our Issaquah office is coming together under one roof.  Approximately 45 employees work in the two-story office building that originally housed a printing business and now serves as Farallon headquarters.  We initially shared the second floor with another tenant, and space was limited.  As the firm expanded, some employees moved to a leased site across the street...
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Going Greener for 5 years
February 20, 2017
January 2017 marks the 5-year anniversary of Farallon's announced commitment to Going Greener.  From volunteering to composting, recycling to reusing, Farallon has made significant progress since 2012.  A Green Team that includes a lead from each of Farallon’s nine offices was formed to facilitate green events across the firm.  Green focuses have included reducing use of electricity and paper,...
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Amy Essig Desai Announced as Farallon Chief Executive Officer
January 19, 2017
Farallon Consulting, L.L.C. is pleased to announce that Ms. Amy Essig Desai has been named Chief Executive Officer.  Amy has been with Farallon since 2002, and a Member since 2008.  Farallon Co-Founders Peter Jewett and Clifford Schmitt will continue to provide technical expertise to clients and will transition into a leadership structure supported by a Board of Directors as Amy serves in the...
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