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Richard G. Almes

Richard Almes




Before beginning his engineering career in 1966, Mr. Almes played professional baseball, served two years in the U.S. Army and attended graduate school at WVU during the off-seasons. He accepted an engineering position with D’Appolonia Consulting Engineers progressing to Regional Vice President and Project Manager where hi focus was assisting the Coal Mining industry throughout the Appalachian region dealing with the design and construction of large coal refuse dams and embankments. In 1986 he founded Almes & Associates, Inc. Consulting Engineers, growing the firm to 80 employees in 4 regional offices. In 2001, he sold his interests in the firm. Since that time he is working as an independent consultant to other engineering firms and law firms.