Ament, Inc. would like to welcome Lisa S. Burch, civil engineering project manager, and Julie A. Pearson, business development manager.

Ament, Inc., an engineering, architectural and surveying firm, would like to welcome the following new employees.

Lisa S. Burch, MS, PE, joins Ament’s Cedar Rapids office as a Civil Engineering Project Manager. Previously, Lisa served as geotechnical engineer and construction testing materials project manager for Terracon Consultants, Cedar Rapids. She also provided consulting services to the Maryland State Highway Administration Geotechnical Explorations Division for highway projects in excess of $50 million. Lisa completed her Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering (MSCE) at Ohio University.

Julie A. Pearson joins Ament, Inc., in Moline as a Business Development Manager. Prior to joining Ament, Julie served as communications and community relations supervisor at Maytag Refrigeration Products in Galesburg. Since 2005, she has provided marketing and public relations services to clients. Julie has a Master’s Degree in English from the University of Illinois.

Ament, Inc. is an employee owned, multi-disciplined professional consulting firm with more than 25 years of experience serving clients in the public and private sectors. The company has offices in Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, Iowa, and Moline and Cary, Illinois.