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Dan McShane founded Stratum Group in 1997.   Dan is a senior geologist at Stratum Group and manages Stratum Group’s geologic and environmental projects. Dan is a licensed engineering geologist with a M.Sc. degree in geology from Western Washington University and has over 25 years of environmental and geology consulting experience.  Dan has extensive subsurface soil and ground water investigation and cleanup experience ranging from small-scale projects to multi-million dollar Superfund sites. Dan has completed over 25 environmental clean ups on contaminated sites that resulted in a “No Further Action” letters from the Department of Ecology.  Dan has also conducted hundreds of evaluations on landslide areas, storm water infiltration and impacts, gravel deposit assessments, frequently flooded areas, debris torrent/alluvial fan hazards, and abandoned coal mine areas.  His focus has been on thorough site inspections and evaluation of each property so that residences can be safely set back from geologically hazardous areas.

An interesting tidbit you should know about Dan:  Dan is an avid runner and regularly dabbles in local politics.  He was on the Whatcom County council for 8 years!


Kim photoKim Ninnemann
is a licensed geologist at Stratum Group.  Kim has B.Sc. degree in geology from Western Washington University and has 15 years of environmental consulting experience.  She has visited hundreds of sites to conduct environmental due diligence and risk assessments, overseen numerous sampling and cleanup projects, and has received many “no further action” determinations from Ecology. Kim became a partner at Stratum Group in 2005. Kim is a Washington State Lead Risk Assessor and a certified site assessor for underground storage tank removals.

An interesting tidbit you should know about Kim:  Kim loves to make jams and jellies, hike, camp, yoga, drink coffee and read.