Provost & Pritchard Continues to grow with addition of four new employees

FRESNO, CA:  The Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group team continues to grow with the addition of four new staff members.  Three of the new employees are assistant engineers:  Rebekah Brechmann in the Fresno office, Georgia te Velde in the Modesto office, and Miguel Jimenez in the Clovis office.  Abigail Bullard has also joined Provost & Pritchard as an assistant environmental specialist based out of the firm’s Visalia office.


“We are fortunate to be the company these four have chosen to join early in their careers and are thrilled to have them on our team,” said Ronald Samuelian, Provost & Pritchard’s president.  “Rebekah will help our growing transportation design project team. Georgia and Miguel bring practical farming and on-farm design experience to help us meet the increasing demand for agricultural water supply projects.  Abigail adds additional geological skills to our team of geologists, hydrogeologists and soil scientists.”


Brechmann graduated from California State University, Fresno with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in civil engineering. With a strong background in transportation design systems, Brechmann’s experience includes pavement design, geotechnical engineering design, intersection design, and transportation design.


A graduate of University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, te Velde’s experience is primarily in agricultural and irrigation systems engineering. She has been involved in the design and installation of irrigation systems, including underground pipelines, pump and filter stations, and aboveground water applications.


Jimenez has over five years of engineering experience, specifically in the design of irrigation systems. A graduate of California State University, Fresno with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Jimenez has developed strong relationships within the agriculture industry to assess grower needs, review current irrigation systems, and identify potential solutions and modifications to make their systems more efficient.


Bullard graduated from Utah State University in Loan, Utah with a master’s degree in geology after obtaining her bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from the University of North Carolina, Asheville.  Her experience includes geologic mapping, stratigraphic studies, soil testing and investigations, and ArcGIS.


Press Release:  January 2, 2018

Rebekah Brechmann, EIT Assistant Engineer (Fresno)

Georgia te Velde, EIT

Assistant Engineer (Modesto)

Miguel Jimenez, EIT

Assistant Engineer (Clovis)

Abigail Bullard

Assistant Envionmental Specialist (Visalia)