Red Rock Consulting was formed in Edmond, Oklahoma in 2009.  Within 7 years, the Red Rock team has grown from 1 to 9.

 

KRISTI BUMPAS, PE, LEED AP
Kristi K. Bumpas, PE, LEED AP

Kristi K. Bumpas, PE, LEED AP

 

Kristi K. Bumpas, PE, LEED AP, President and Project Engineer, is responsible for geotechnical engineering projects and business development.  She is a registered professional engineer in Oklahoma, Texas, KansasColorado, Missouri and Illinois.  Kristi attended college at Oklahoma State University, where she received a Bachelors of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Masters of Science in Civil Engineering.

Ms. Bumpas has extensive experience in soils testing and evaluation, slope stability analysis, settlement analysis. pavement testing and evaluation and project management.  Areas of focus include slope stability, settlement of compressible soils, mitigation of expansive soils (including sulfate soils), pavement design and sustainable design through innovative geotechnical applications and foundation recommendations.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • ASCE Geo-Institute National – Embankments, Dams and Slopes Committee
  • NCEES Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Committee
  • ASCE Geo-Institute Oklahoma Chapter – Immediate Past President and Founder
  • ASCE Oklahoma City – Past President, Vice President, Secretary and Younger Member Chair

PUBLICATIONS

  • Gregory, G.H., and K.K. Bumpas (2013). “Post-Peak Fully-Softened and Curved Strength Envelope in Shallow Slope Failure Analysis.” Published in Geotechnical Special Publication No. 231 – ASCE Geo-Institute.
  • VandenBerge, D.R., A.J. Esser, K.K. Bumpas (2014). “An Overview of Sustainability Applied to Earth Structures.” IFCEE 2015: International Foundations Congress and Equipment Expo Proceedings.
ROBEL GIBBE, PE
Robel A. Gibbe, EI

Robel A. Gibbe, EI

 

Robel Gibbe, PE, Project Engineer, handles geotechnical projects, overseeing field and lab work as well as reporting the findings.  He graduated from Bahir Dar University in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia with a Bachelors  of Science in Civil Engineering and from Oklahoma State University with a Masters of Science in Civil Engineering.

Mr. Gibbe’s Masters thesis research involved creating and sampling stone matrix asphalt (SMA) mixtures and testing them for dynamic modulus and Hamburg rut resistance.  Following testing, the results were used to create a flexible pavement database for local calibration of the Mechanistic-Emperical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) design criteria.

Robel worked as a contract employee for Red Rock Consulting in 2011, where he gained experience in field work.  He became a full time employee in early 2012.  Robel is the office expert on ODOT specifications and pavement.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • ASCE Geo-Institute, Oklahoma Chapter
  • ASCE, Oklahoma City Chapter

 

JASON UNRUH, EI
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Jason T. Unruh, EI

 

Jason Unruh, EI, Project Specialist, handles geotechnical projects, overseeing the field and lab work as well as reporting the findings.  He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelors of Science in Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering and a Masters of Science in Civil Engineering.

Mr. Unruh’s Masters thesis research evaluated lime pretreatment for cementitious stabilization of high plasticity soils.  He has experience in field and laboratory testing of soils including general properties and mechanical behavior testing.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • ASCE Geo-Institute, Oklahoma Chapter
  • ASCE Oklahoma City
CHAD PIERSON
Chad C. Pierson

Chad C. Pierson

 

Chad Pierson, Laboratory Manager, runs the Red Rock laboratory in addition to performing soils testing. Chad is an ODOT certified soils technician and all around nice guy.

MELANIE RUSSELL
Melanie D. Russell

Melanie D. Russell

 

Melanie Russell, Office Administrator, is superwoman.  She handles the accounting and office management in addition to assisting with reports, marketing and anything else that comes up, all while answering the phone and generally being team cheerleader.  Melanie is our newest addition, beginning in March of 2016.

 

POLLY SHARP

Polly L. Sharp

 

Polly Sharp, Administrative Assistant, has many years of experience in administrative support and event management.  Polly assists with geotechnical reports, keeps up with employee benefits and training and plans office events.

In addition to being a valuable Red Rock Consulting team member, Polly is also an impressionist landscape artist.  She has even created a special piece for the Red Rock Consulting office.