Soil Surveys Group Inc. Team Experts

Top-notch, dedicated, licensed professional civil engineer and technicians

Belinda Taluban

Belinda Taluban is a registered California State professional engineer. She earned an M.S. degree in civil engineering, she is a Master’s Candidate for Fire Protection Engineering, and she is also a Certified Access Specialist (CASp 108) and Qualified SWPPP Developer/Practitioner (QSD/QSP). With 25 years of geotechnical and civil engineering experience, she manages the SSG team as the President of the company.

Michelle Garcia

Michelle Garcia is a registered California State certified engineering geologist. With over 15 years of experience in the geotechnical field, her expertise is appreciated and valued by clients and everyone on the SSG team.

Mark Ramos

Mark Ramos is Soil Survey’s lead engineer technician and field manager. He brings 20 years of lab and technical experience to the SSG team. As a an ICC certified Soils Special Inspector, he reports, directly, with the projects’ contractors and engineering team.

Jonathan Greening

Jonathan Greening is our certified engineering technician and lab manager. He is ICC certified Soils Special Inspector. Also, he is trained in nuclear gauge operations and certified in geographic information systems.

Taylor Reeder

Taylor Reeder is our certified engineering and lab technician. He is trained in performing soil laboratory testing such as compaction curves (ASTM D1557), moisture density, sieve analysis, and plasticity index (Atterberg Limits). Furthermore, he is trained to perform Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP) inspections.