Connecting with… Ian Holley

Ian Holley

Name: Ian Holley
Title: Senior Project Engineer
Started at christopher: Boomerang employee! I came back to christopher in May 2019.
Current Town: Round Hill, VA
Alma Mater: Virginia State University
Favorite DC tourist destination:  Smithsonian Art Museum
Favorite app: National Football League (NFL) and Pittsburgh Steelers
If I had four wishes: (1) Equality. (2) More kindness and respect towards others. (3) No more hatred. (4) People would have more empathy and compassion for others.
If I had to eat one meal for the rest of my life: Fish, potatoes, broccoli and rolls
On Saturday you can find me: Doing home improvements, lawn care, car upgrades in the morning and enjoying time with my family in the afternoon.

Ian’s life at christopher

Ian speaking to inner city children in City of Hampton, VA

Name a project you have enjoyed working on and why?
ANSWER: The Ferrari and BMW dealerships, because I enjoy the German and Italian automotive engineering.

What does a typical day of work look like for you?
ANSWER: Getting direction from my Group Leader, learning and mentoring others, designing and coordinating with my clients.

What keeps you at christopher?
ANSWER: Knowing the firm invests in its employees.  

What is your favorite company event, and why?
ANSWER: The annual company picnic. It gives me a chance to meet co-workers from other offices and hopefully make new friends.

What is the best piece of advice you could offer someone considering a career in civil engineering?
ANSWER: Be prepared to work hard, learn a lot and have a lot of fun in the process.

Hanging out with the band before game time