Who We Are

ATON |a-tän| aid to navigation – a nautical or aviation term used to describe markers and guides which aid the traveler in navigation.

The highly variable and complex needs of our customers demand an ever-increasing understanding of both natural and built environments and how they intersect with technology and society. ATON is here to manage that complexity and to be a guide so that our customers can focus on navigating through today’s turbulent business waters.

Our Mission

Navigating the complex link between business and the environment.


ATON’s staff of highly trained technical experts are credentialed and licensed in their respective fields.

Clayton Armentrout

Field Geologist Read Full Bio

Douglas Ball, EI

Civil/Environmental Engineer Read Full Bio

Christopher Brewer, PE, CIH

Senior Environmental Engineer Read Full Bio

Ronald Carroll, CHMM, CIH

Managing Principal Read Full Bio

Tucker Clements

Environmental Health and Safety Technician Read Full Bio

Linda Denison

Environmental Manager Read Full Bio

Barry J. Franz, PE, PG

Vice President – Geosciences and Engineering Read Full Bio

Tyler Freeman

Environmental Scientist Read Full Bio

Adam Kaiser, PE

Project Manager Read Full Bio

Ryan Kraft

Junior Geologist Read Full Bio

Taylor Lammert

Administrative Assistant Read Full Bio

Adam Peetz, PE

Vice President of Remediation and Site Development Read Full Bio

Maggie Peetz

Accounting Administrator Read Full Bio

Edward Powell

Field Geologist Read Full Bio

Jeramy Robeen

Project Supervisor Read Full Bio

Glenn G. Scherer, RG, PG

Vice President of Operations Read Full Bio

Jim Stice, QEP

EHS Manager Read Full Bio

Riley Underwood, FE

Environmental Engineer Read Full Bio

Brad White, PhD, PG

Senior Vice President Read Full Bio

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