Press Release

GEI’s Helen D. Robinson, PE Promoted to Exton, PA Branch Manager

August 7, 2018

Boston, Mass. – August 2018 – GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced Helen D. Robinson, PE has been promoted to Branch Manager of the Exton, PA office.

Helen joined GEI in April 2017 as a Senior Project Manager. She has over 15 years of design and construction experience across the U.S. and provides engineering services and project and construction management for geostructural designs. Her experience includes design of micropiles, tiebacks, soil nails, drilled shafts, driven piles, sheet pile cofferdams, retaining walls, braced excavation support, ground improvement methods, and shallow foundations. Her professional experience also includes site investigations (boreholes, test pits), soil classification, laboratory testing, load testing field support and interpretation, and instrumentation.

Helen currently serves as an At-Large Trustee for the DFI Educational Trust and was the inaugural Chair of the DFI Women in Deep Foundations (WiDF) Committee from 2015-2018. From 2014-2017, she served as Executive Editor of Deep Foundations magazine. Helen is the Technical Program Chair for the International Society for Micropile’s (ISM) International Workshop on Micropiles in August 2019. She received a B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from Penn State University and has authored or co-authored over 20 publications and 10 magazine features on practical technological applications and design in geotechnical engineering.

About GEI: GEI’s multidiscipline team of engineers, scientists, and planners deliver integrated water resources, environmental, ecological, geotechnical and waterfront engineering solutions to diverse clientele nationwide. The firm has provided a broad range of consulting and engineering services on over 35,000 projects in 50 states and 22 countries. For more information on GEI, please visit

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