10/24 - Cecilia Green and Meg Cruse Join Blanton & Associates

Cecilia Green, Senior Project Manager

Cecilia Green joined B&A in February 2014. She is responsible for managing complex environmental permitting and compliance projects and developing new business opportunities for the firm, particularly in the energy and water resources markets. Prior to joining B&A, Cecilia worked for Atkins (and its predecessors, PBS&J and Espey, Huston & Associates, Inc.) for over 33 years. She held technical, project management, quality control, operational, strategic, and executive leadership positions, including six years of service on the PBS&J Board of Directors and eight years of service on the Atkins Foundation (previously PBSJ Foundation) Board of Directors. She has also served on the board of directors of the WTS Foundation and the Texas Mining and Reclamation Association.

Cecilia holds a B.A. in botany from The University of Texas at Austin. With a background in the ecological sciences, her technical project work has involved natural resources studies; environmental baseline investigations, impact analyses, permitting, and mitigation programs; and compliance with a wide array of federal, state and local regulatory programs. During her career as an environmental professional, Cecilia has been responsible for the technical, operational and strategic management of local, statewide, and national consulting operations consisting of scientists, engineers, and planners with expertise in environmental permitting and regulatory compliance, natural resource management, ecosystem restoration, natural resource damage assessment, toxicology, cultural resource management, urban and regional planning, environmental impact assessment, and infrastructure siting/routing.

Meg Cruse, Cultural Resources Manager/Archeologist

Meg Cruse joined B&A in February 2014 as project manager for mining projects. Meg is an archaeologist and historian with more than 30 years experience in Cultural Resource Management. The first 10 years of her career were spent exclusively in the field where she participated in large-scale reservoir and oil and gas pipeline projects primarily in the southwest, Texas, and the mid-Atlantic region. During the last 20 years Meg served as laboratory director, senior project manager, and senior manager of the terrestrial and marine cultural resources group for PBS&J/Atkins. Two of the projects that she managed were awarded the THC’s Award of Merit. Meg is also a recipient of the Council of Texas Archeologists E. Mott Davis Public Outreach Award.

Meg holds a B.A. in Anthropology and History from the University of the Incarnate World and a M.A. in Anthropology (ABT) from the Catholic University of America. She is a member of the Council of Texas Archeologists, the Texas Archeological Society, and the Texas Mining and Reclamation Association.