Professional Staff

Robert Anderson, P.E., W.R.S., C.F.M.

Robert Anderson, P.E., W.R.S., C.F.M.

President and Principal Engineer

randerson@roanderson.com
(775) 215-5026

Rob received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Montana State University and holds professional licensure in Nevada, California and Washington State. He is also a licensed Water Rights Surveyor and is a Certified Floodplain Manager. Rob founded R.O. Anderson Engineering, Inc. in 1989 and is responsible for the daily activities of the firm. His broad experience includes planning and design of all sizes of residential and commercial development projects; planning, analysis and design of water system improvements, including municipal wells and distribution systems, sewage collection and disposal systems; hydraulic analysis of open channels; and bank stabilization improvements in stream environments. He actively practices Nevada water right analysis and permitting, title documentation and, as necessary, provides testimony in hearings before the Nevada State Engineer. Along with his wide area of expertise, Rob adds intrigue to incoming clients with his taste in beautiful office furnishings and personal collection of taxidermy game, coming from various locations including Africa, displayed in his office.


Shaker Gorla, P.E., CFM, QSD/P, CPESC, CPSWQ

Shaker Gorla, P.E., CFM, QSD/P, CPESC, CPSWQ

Senior Hydraulic Engineer

sgorla@roanderson.com
(775) 215-5022

Shaker has over a decade of diverse experience in the field of Civil Engineering with a special focus in water resources engineering. He has a strong experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling tools such as HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, Civil Storm, WaterCAD, StormCAD, FlowMaster, HydroCAD, TR 55, etc. He is proficient in both steady and unsteady hydraulic modeling techniques. His work experience includes development and review of emergency action plans for detention facilities, floodplain delineations, stormwater and water quality improvements, stormwater pollution prevention plans, etc. He is also proficient in using ESRI’s ArcGIS and database development software such as Microsoft Access. In addition to his current design activities, he also teaches capstone design class for seniors of Civil and Environmental Engineering undergraduate class at the University of Nevada – Reno.


Marie Hulse, P.L.A., CPESC

Marie Hulse, P.L.A., CPESC

Landscape Architect

mhulse@roanderson.com
(775) 215-5045

Marie earned her Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of Idaho, Moscow, where she expanded her skills in landscape design, erosion control and revegetation plans, planning and graphic design. Her project experience routinely requires her to prepare site design, construction drawings and presentation graphics for large and small scale commercial, residential, institutional, conservation and government projects throughout northern Nevada and eastern California, including the environmentally sensitive Lake Tahoe Basin. Marie’s passion for landscape design stems from her never-ending goal to create an arrangement that fits seamlessly into the environment, as if it was there all along. With every project, she strives to give her clients a positive and memorable place to interact with their outdoor atmosphere. As a planner, Marie’s expertise includes all stages of site design, local and regional zoning and land use plans, specific plan documentation, recreation and open space configurations. She currently holds a Professional Landscape Architecture License in the states of Nevada, California, Idaho, and Montana, and is a licensed CPESC.


Cory J. Kleine, P.L.S.

Cory J. Kleine, P.L.S.

Director of Surveying

ckleine@roanderson.com
(775) 215-5005

Cory is a member of the Nevada Association of Land Surveyors, the California Land Surveyors Association and is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the State of California, Nevada and Utah. Cory is responsible for a wide array of surveying projects ranging from complex boundary solutions and historic sectional retracements to preparing creative graphic exhibits and detailed topographical surveys. He is skilled in ArcGIS software, GIS data migration from CAD and has extensive knowledge of AutoCAD which allows him to prepare ALTA/ACSM, topographical surveys and record maps as well as the preparation of written descriptions for incorporation into legal documents, Boundary Line Adjustments and easement documents. Cory is proficient with various surveying equipment including Topcon and Geodimeter total stations and is capable of performing all aspects of field surveying from topographical and boundary surveying to construction stakeout. A father of four, Cory admits that he enjoys spending time with his children in Disneyland “more than any adult should,” when he is able to step out of the office and take a break from his busy schedule.

 


W. Andrew Nolting, R.D.

W. Andrew Nolting, R.D.

Residential Designer

anolting@roanderson.com
(775) 215-5020

Andy’s interest in architectural design began in high school, where he enrolled in architectural drafting classes. While attending Douglas High School, he won second place in a competition by the Builders’ Association of Western Nevada. His success in the competition provided him with a scholarship which helped him obtain his Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Design from the University of Arizona, Tucson. Since then, Andy has also earned his license as a Residential Designer in the State of Nevada. He has experience in mountain style architecture and has worked with the restrictive requirements of environmentally sensitive agencies such as the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA). Experienced in residential design, Andy has worked with owners, contractors and developers on numerous projects including custom homes, production homes, duplexes, triplexes and four-plexes. He is proficient at preparing accurate and thorough construction documents as well as 3-dimensional color renderings.


Keith Ruben, MBA, AICP

Keith Ruben, MBA, AICP

Director of Planning & Human Resources

kruben@roanderson.com
(775) 215-5015

Since 1997, Keith has served as our Director of Planning and Human Resources. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from California State University, San Bernardino, and Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. He is a member of the American Planning Association and is certified through the American Institute of Certified Planners. An accomplished land use planner who specializes in the planning and entitlement of well-integrated community plans in sensitive environments, Keith’s work includes the evaluation of environmental, physical and administrative constraints; development of alternative land use plans and specific plans; preparation of design guidelines and land use ordinances; and the presentation of plan elements to public decision-makers of all levels. As a way to wind down from his busy work-week at the office, Keith enjoys going on camping trips with his wife, sleeping in a tent on the ocean, and staying in VRBO’s in Hawaii.