Holocene Drilling has attracted and retained some of the best drilling crews in the industry. We stress safety, teamwork and technical training both in the classroom and on the job. Our crews are enthusiastic, motivated and highly professional. All Drillers are well-versed in both private and large scale public works drilling projects and experienced in a variety of environmental well installation and construction techniques. We cross-train our employees, promote from within and the overall job satisfaction of our people is a top priority.
Clay GriffithCo-Founder & President
Clay is co-founder and President of Holocene Drilling. His areas of expertise include auger, mud rotary, coring, sonic and direct push drilling techniques. He is experienced with the drilling and installation of soil borings, monitoring wells, vapor extraction wells, air sparge wells, well development and well decommissioning. He has over 30 years of dewatering, geotechnical and environmental drilling experience and is also directly responsible for building Holocene Drilling into the safe and responsive drilling company it is today.
Jon RootProject Manager
Jon has ten years of experience in the Geotechnical and Environmental industry and is Holocene’s Geotechnical Division Project Manager. He oversees both the client interface and operations and is responsible for all project management and operations functions for our auger, mud rotary and rock coring crews.
Anisa HarndenProject Manager
Anisa is a Washington State Geologist and Licensed Resource Protection Driller. Anisa and Don Harnden, formerly of ESN bring their 25+ years of direct push and remediation experience to assist you with any Phase II or Phase III projects throughout Washington and Oregon.
John Murnane LG, LHGSafety, Marketing, Regulatory Compliance
John is a registered, professional Geologist with over 25 years of experience in the drilling, consultant and exploration industries. He is responsible for health & safety programs, site inspections, regulatory compliance, sales and marketing.
Donna (Thrall) ShaughnessyAdministrative Lead
Donna has been a key part of Holocene Drilling since the beginning. She is the calm voice you hear working out job details, start times and final job locations. She is an indispensable team member wearing many hats throughout the day.