Land IQ maintains a staff of soil scientists, agronomists, ecologists, remote sensing and GIS specialists. Our experienced staff hold professional certifications including Certified Professional Soil Scientists and Agronomists, Certified Crop Adviser, Biologists, Ecologists and Certified Professionals in Erosion and Sediment Control. We have offices in Sacramento and Los Angeles.
Owner/Principal Soil & Agricultural Scientist
Dr. Kimmelshue is a founding partner and Principal Soil & Agricultural Scientist with Land IQ. He holds a Ph.D. in Soil Science with a concentration in Water Resources from North Carolina State University in addition to his certification as a Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS). He has over 22 years of consulting experience focusing on practical and applied solutions for the development and management of agricultural-based soil/water/plant systems, especially irrigated systems.
Land Based Science Team
Margot Griswold, Senior Restoration Ecologist
Travis Brooks, Biologist/Restoration Ecologist
Frank Anderson, Biometeorologist
Seth Mulder, Agricultural Scientist
Chris Stall, Soil & Agricultural Scientist
Melissa Reidel Lehrke, Biologist/Restoration Ecologist
Adriana Delucchi, Soil & Irrigation Scientist
Donna Eto, Restoration Ecologist
Travis Longcore, Environmental Scientist
Andrew Loberg, Crop Scientist
Joel Crowther, Soil & Agricultural Scientist
Owner/Principal Agricultural & Spatial Scientist
Ms. Heilmann is a founding partner of Land IQ. She holds a B.S. in Soil Science with minors in Viticulture and Water Science-Irrigation from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, in addition to her certification as a Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS). She has over 19 years of experience in land classification and environmental, agricultural and water resource consulting, remote sensing applications and project management.
Spatial Science/Developer Team
Xue Gao, Geospatial Developer
Diya Chowdhury, Programmer/Remote Sensing Analyst
Atsushi Tomita, Remote Sensing Scientist
Juan Geng, GIS/Remote Sensing Analyst
Justin Sitton, GIS Analyst
Dylan Cicero, Geospatial Environmental Scientist
Greg FitzGerald, Geospatial Analyst
Client Service Team
Casey Gudel, Client Relations & Project Manager
Karen Gunther, Controller
Dana Cornell, Office Manager
Laura McFadden, Accounting Assistant
Technical Internship Program
Land IQ continuously provides multiple internship opportunities for current and recent graduates possessing skills in our areas of expertise.