Bill Shannon and Stan Wilson: Geotechnical Pioneers with a 60-Year Legacy

by Hollie L. Ellis, Senior Vice President; Shannon & Wilson, Seattle, WA,,

Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2015, Vol. 19, Issue 1, Pg. 58-63

Document Type: Feature article


Starting a business today can pose an array of challenges�planning, financial, legal, and licensing among them. But at its core, a company's founders must be dedicated to doing whatever is needed. More than 60 years ago, the commitments of two gentlemen forged a business partnership in Seattle, WA, that merged their engineering expertise with their aspiration to bring something new to the marketplace.

Subject Headings: Licensure and certification | Legal affairs | Geotechnical engineering | Financial management | Engineering firms | Business management


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