Connecting with… 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
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.