Keller announces the opening of new offices in Portland, Oregon, and Birmingham, Alabama.

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The new offices will help further Keller’s growth with an expanded local presence supporting public, commercial, and industrial clients. Serving as a resource to the design and construction community, Keller’s expertise can address challenging geotechnical site conditions, provide comprehensive geotechnical construction solutions, and deliver enhanced services to these regions.

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310 SW Fourth Avenue, Suite 830

Portland, OR 9720

At our Portland office, Project Manager Ryan Thamm will be the primary Keller contact for area clients. Ryan can be contacted by phone at (971)-347-0160 or by email. Ryan has over seven years of experience in the geotechnical construction industry. Starting in our Southeast region as a field engineer, Ryan supported ground improvement and structural support projects. In 2017, Ryan transferred to the West Coast to focus on the Pacific Northwest Market. Now as a project manager in the Portland area, Ryan primarily focuses on ground improvement and earth retention techniques; however, applies his skills to all aspects of geotechnical construction. Ryan holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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2 Perimeter Park South, Suite 229E

Birmingham, AL 35243

For our Birmingham office, Project Manager William Wright, P.E., will be the primary contact for area clients. He can be contacted at (205) 890-9210 or by email. William has over seven years of geotechnical engineering and construction experience and began his career as a field engineer with Keller in its Houston, Texas office. William has extensive experience in designing ground improvement systems such as aggregate piers, soil mixing, and rigid inclusions, and has managed numerous projects throughout the southern United States. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from Auburn University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Texas.

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