our leadership

Our people are the reason you’ll choose ESM. We’re led by highly motivated individuals who share the pride of accomplishment and are driven to excel. Here’s a little about each of our principals and give us a call to learn more.

ERIC LaBRIE, AICP
President

As ESM's fourth president and previous Director of Planning, Eric will continue to oversee our planning services as well as provide leadership and oversight for the entire firm. He has a passion for helping property owners through the development process, and applies his creativity in everything he does, from site planning to land use entitlements, and implementing new technologies.

RICK FOXWORTHY, PLS, CFedS
Senior Vice president

Rick joined ESM in 1999. As the Director of Survey he provides outstanding leadership and communication between our field crews and office support staff. His years of experience include many types of projects ranging from complex boundaries to large construction projects such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation campus. He thrives on providing great service and building lasting working relationships.

LAURA BARTENHAGEN, PE, LEED® AP
Principal / Project Manager

Laura’s background is in civil engineering design for both public and private sectors. She is a Project Manager and has worked on a variety of projects at ESM including; municipal, mixed-use, residential, master planned communities, retail, commercial and industrial. Laura is also LEED® accredited and has provided low impact design on large development projects.

TREVOR STIFF, PE
Principal / Project Manager

Trevor has been with ESM since 2001. During this time, he has worked on a wide variety of projects, ranging from construction permitting for utility companies to designing some of our larger master planned communities.

ZACK LENNON, PLS
Principal / Survey Manager

Zack manages the Survey Department in our Federal Way office, with a focus on providing fast and efficient services for our clients, while ensuring a smooth transition of the data from field collector through engineering and design, and finally to construction.

KEITH COMBS
Principal / Survey Manager

As Principal and Survey Manager to our Everett office, Keith plays an integral part in the continued growth of ESM’s construction survey division. Keith has been in the survey and construction industry for nearly 40 years.