Meet Our Staff

V3’s name, core values and culture indicate the type of company we strive to be each and every day. But to get the real story, it’s best to hear from those who know us best: our people. Their perspective provides the most credible and powerful testimonials of life at V3. We realize that our people are our most valuable asset and our goal is to help each one find satisfaction as a contributing member of the V3 team over the long haul.


Emily Placke, Natural Resources Designer shares what she loves about working at V3. Emily started as an intern in 2017 and became a full-time employee in 2018.

Kyle Peterson, Landscape Architect, talks about why he chose his profession. Kyle has been with V3 since 2014.


Katie Gierut, Engineer III

Katie shares her most memorable project and social moments at V3. Katie started interning while in college in 2008 and has been a full-time employee since 2010.



Carolyn Ashley, Field Ecologist II

V3 Field Ecologist, Carolyn Ashley, shares her favorite moment since working at V3. Carolyn started at V3 as an intern in 2014 and became a full-time employee in 2015.



Matt Poulter, Construction Engineer II

V3 Construction Engineer II, Matt Poulter, shares his proudest moment since working at V3. Matt started interning at V3 in his sophomore year in college in 2012 and became a full-time employee after graduation.



Lauren Montero, Project Engineer II

V3 Project Engineer II, Lauren Montero, shares a fun memory of a V3 group outing. Lauren started at V3 out of college in 2005.



Jim Bessler, Construction Manager II

V3 Construction Project Engineer, Jim Bessler, shares what he likes best about working at V3. Jim joined V3 in 2015.



Chris Hoffman, Senior Project Manager

V3 Senior Project Manager, Chris Hoffman, shares what he likes best about working at V3. Chris started at V3 in 2005.