Pinyon Environmental | Leadership


Lauren E. Evans, PE, ENV SP

President and CEO

Lauren, Pinyon’s founder and president, is the inspiration for the company. Her vision has lead the company to constantly strive to exceed client expectations in terms of quality, service, and value. As a leader in the consulting engineering community, Lauren is highly respected and widely known for her leadership in environmental engineering.

Scott Epstein, ENV SP

Principal - Strategic Implementation

Scott leads our strategic implementation group. He is responsible for managing our market sectors and client relationships. His specialty is developing multi-disciplinary teams to meet the needs of our clients. Scott is a motivating force in the company. He provides long-range strategic planning that guides the firm to ongoing success in the environmental consulting industry.

Shannon Lucio

Principal - Employee Services

Shannon is our employee resources leader and acting operations manager. She has been with Pinyon for over 20 years and knows every aspect of Pinyon’s business model. She is passionate about providing superior customer service to employees and clients alike. She has a special knack in finding the exact qualifications and personality of environmental scientists and engineers that will fit the Pinyon model of excellence at every level.

Jeremy Musson

Principal - Innovation /Optimization

Jeremy heads our innovation group. His team is responsible for finding smarter, better, and innovative solutions to improve Pinyon’s operations. He provides consistent and superior solutions to our client’s needs. He is a skilled project manager who provides practical, knowledgeable, and cost-effective solutions throughout all functional groups in the corporation.

Brian Partington

Principal - Project Delivery

Brian leads our project delivery operations. He is responsible for assuring that Pinyon has the resources and technical know-how to provide environmental solutions to projects that help our clients meet their goals. Brian’s key management strategy is to deliver high-quality technical services that bring value to our clients and helps manage their risks.

Karlene Thomas, PE

Principal - Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Karlene is an environmental professional and licensed Professional Engineer -- both of which make her perfect for leading Pinyon’s Quality Assurance / Quality Control program. Her diligence and quality goals assure each client that Pinyon’s environmental products are high quality, accurate and provide each client with defendable solutions to their environmental challenges.