SynTerra — Our name defines our purpose.

The name SynTerra is made up of two parts, synergy and terra. Synergy represents what happens when we work with clients — the combined effect is greater than the sum of its parts. Terra represents the earth and the obligation we have to be stewards of a healthy environment.

Together, these words define our purpose. They also drive us to help you:

  • Meet your objectives in a cost-effective way.
  • Holistically improve your business.
  • Comply with environmental laws, rules, and regulations.

Our management and other leaders

Mark Taylor, P.G.


Kathy Webb, P.G.

Vice President of Sciences

Ruth Albright, P.E.

Vice President of Engineering

Vick Crowley

Chief Financial Officer

Linda Erwin, SHRM-CP, PHR

Director of Human Resources

Jerry Wylie, P.G.

Hydrogeology Group Leader

Judd Mahan, P.G.

Director of Science Operations

Josh Fowler, P.E.

Director of Client Relations

Bill Husk, CHMM

Senior Project Manager

Matthew Mudge, P.G.

Pulp and Paper Market Leader

Bill Miller, P.E.

Senior Technical Expert

Andrea Kehn, P.E.

Process and Compliance Group Leader

Matt Huddleston, Ph.D.

Natural Resources Market Leader

Tom Mann, P.E.

Senior Technical Expert

Kevin Campbell

Industrial Operations Market Leader

C.W. “Mike” Hutchinson Jr., P.E.

Civil Engineering Group Leader

Bill Lantz, P.E.

Senior Technical Expert

Daniel Warrick, P.E.

Civil Engineering Market Leader

Heather M. Smith

Natural Resources Group Leader

Katherine Amidon

Local & Regional Government Market Leader

Kathy Garvin

Senior Environmental Data Analyst

Pete Scott

Technical Editor

Nathan Scarbrough, P.E.

Industrial Market Leader

Adam Feigl

Senior Designer

Interested in joining our team?

Named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina for five consecutive years, SynTerra has a work environment that is fun, flexible, and world-class. SynTerra also offers: competitive compensation; comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage; 401(k) and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); and paid vacation and sick time. Learn more about what it’s like to work at SynTerra and what positions are currently available.