Press Release

Summer Pardo, P.W.S, C.W.B. joins GEI as a Principal Environmental Biologist

March 29, 2023

Environmental regulatory expert strengthens GEI’s environmental practice in the west


Portrait of Summer Pardo

Sacramento, CA (March 30, 2023) Summer Pardo, P.W.S, C.W.B. has joined GEI’s Sacramento office as a Principal Biologist – Environmental. Summer brings more than 20 years of experience conducting aquatic resources delineations and special-status species assessments/surveys in California, Colorado, and other states across the U.S.

“We are excited to have Summer join our Environmental Practice,” says GEI Senior Wildlife Biologist Kelly Fitzgerald-Holland. “Our team will leverage her years of practice leadership and technical expertise, and her passion for solving complex compliance issues and balancing ecosystem conservation with built projects.”

A professional biologist, Summer also boasts extensive experience in Clean Water Act Section 404 and 401 permits, Endangered Species Act Section 7 and Section 10 consultations, and state resource agency permits/authorizations across the U.S.

“I’m excited for a fresh start with GEI’s talented team of environmental professionals and to continue providing excellent service to my clients,” says Summer.

Summer’s clients include a variety of local, state, federal, and private entities nationally. She also has strong relationships with California’s Regional Water Quality Control Boards and Department of Fish and Wildlife, in addition to federal agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and National Marine Fisheries Services.


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