Padre was established in 1996 and is headquartered in Ventura, California. Two of the firms founding principles are based in Ventura and oversee day-to-day operations of the office as well as the company as a whole. Additionally, our human resources and accounting functions are based in Ventura.
The Ventura office is staffed with a broad range of professionals in the geoenvironmental and environmental fields. Our key focus is on coastal and offshore infrastructure projects many of which are for the energy sector. This office also specialize in water, drainage, road and wastewater infrastructure projects.
Jerome K. Summerlin, C.E.G., C.Hg., R.E.A. II
Mr. Summerlin is a founding Principal and President of Padre Associates, Inc. He is responsible for the firm’s geoenvironmental practice (soil and groundwater assessment and remediation).
Jeffrey T. Damron, P.E., G.E.
Mr. Damron is a founding Principal and Secretary of Padre Assocaites, Inc. Mr. Damron works in the fields of geotechnical engineering, geoenvironmental engineering and remediation, civil engineering, and construction monitoring and is responsible for the firm’s geotechnical practice.
Mr. Francisco is responsible for the firms human resources and accounting functions.
1861 Knoll Drive
Ventura, CA 93003