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Russ Schwab

Russ Schwab, RG

Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Russ is Vice President and serves as Board of Directors, as Shannon & Wilson’s Chief Technology Officer, and oversees the Saint Louis Environmental Group. His responsibilities require him to continually demonstrate the ability to integrate data and technology into professional engineering workflow, decision-making, and analysis.

As head of the Saint Louis Environmental Group, Russ has significant experience managing and performing professional engineering work and brings this knowledge to the practice of data management. He has served as project manager and geologist on numerous projects, including environmental site assessments required by the National Environmental Policy Act and Phase I and II Environmental Site Investigations, and he has worked on the design, installation, and maintenance of many remedial systems. In addition, Russ designs and implements geophysical surveys to find subsurface conditions on construction and environmental sites. He is Shannon & Wilson's technical expert with the refraction microtremor (ReMi) method of determining seismic site classification.


  • MS, Environmental Management, Webster University, 2001
  • BS, Geology, Purdue University, 1988


  • Registered Geologist, Missouri


  • Engineering and Environmental Geophysical Society
  • National Ground Water Association
  • St. Louis Railway Club
  • American Society of Dam Safety Officials
  • American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association
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