Mr. Pezonella has more than forty-five years of experience as a civil/geotechnical engineer. Special experience includes foundation engineering for high-rise buildings, land development projects, airport facilities, wastewater treatment plants, and an extensive background in materials engineering. Starting his career with Harding Miller-Lawson Associates, San Rafael, California, and advanced from Field Technician to Chief Field Engineer/ Laboratory Manager. Later he was selected to be Engineer-in-Charge of opening the Reno office. Ray gained first-hand experience on project/office management procedures, when conducting numerous geotechnical, civil engineering, and environmental projects. Pezonella Associates, Inc. was established in 1977, with the knowledge that Ray gained from previous experience and all the practices that he knew could be conducted in a more efficient and cost effective manner. He has been involved in major projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin, throughout the State of Nevada and Northern California including Humboldt County. Projects have been for the gaming and hotel industry, Nevada and California school projects, and public safety among others.