Compton Geotechnical Associates

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Engineering Business Plan

Management Summary

The company will have four officers including our president, Mr. Martin Compton. Our head of operations will be Mr. David Gillen, plus we will have two initial geotechnical consultants and a CAD draftsperson. Finances and general admin will be handled by Ms. Bathory.

The company plans to hire additional consultants, design support and administrative personnel as we begin to get large numbers of contracts.

6.1 Personnel

CGA's management brings to the company strong capabilities in creative flair, research, and a unique combination of skills drawn from other businesses.

Key Personnel
Mr. Martin Compton is a graduate of the University of Kansas where he obtained his civil engineering degree in 1971. Since then, Mr. Compton has had extensive experience in site specific municipal, commercial and residential construction projects. This includes experience in budgeting, project oversight, resolving engineering issues, etc. In 1996 he obtained a graduate degree in geo engineering from MIT. Mr. Compton spent the last four years as the engineering geology department head with Wilson and Brown, Inc.

Mr. David Gillen graduated from Penn State University with a bachelors degree in Hydrology in 1975. From 1978-1988 Mr. Danielson worked for The USGS as a key figure in its groundbreaking National Water/Soil Suitability Survey. In 1989 he went to work for Anderson Consulting in their geotechnical division where he worked on sub-bottom acoustic profiling, tunnel and shaft rehabilitation, and designing procedures for testing ground water infiltration rates.

Personnel Plan
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Mr. Martin Compton - president $36,000 $40,000 $60,000
Mrs. Elizabeth Bathory - office manager $36,000 $40,000 $60,000
Mr. David Gillen - projects manager $36,000 $39,000 $45,000
Mr. Jeremy Leither - staff engineer $36,000 $39,000 $45,000
Geo-engineering consultant $36,000 $38,000 $42,000
CAD draftsperson P/T $10,500 $13,000 $16,000
Total People 6 6 6
Total Payroll $190,500 $209,000 $268,000