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Hal Owen & Associates, Inc.

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Hal Owen & Associates, Inc.
Post Office Box 400
Lillington, NC 27546

Phone: 910-893-8743
Fax: 910-893-3594
Email: service@halowensoil.com

Our well-trained staff has established a reputation for providing high quality, professional services.  Feel confident in relying on our professional expertise.

Kathey Jernigan
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Krissina NewcombHal Owen
Hal Owen, president
Licensed Soil Scientist

· North Carolina Soil Scientist License Number 1102

· B.S. in Soil Conservation, 1982; concentration in Soil Science; North Carolina State University

Hal has amassed over 30 years of experience as a soil scientist working on various soil survey projects in NC and VA.  He has worked as a soil scientist for a county health department and for various environmental consulting firms conducting wetland investigations and managing a program for land application of residuals.  In 1991 he decided to start his own business, and has built a reputable company with a qualified staff of professionals.  Hal is passionate about the advancement of soil science and his community and has been a member of  the Harnett County Planning Board, the Consulting Soil Scientists of the Carolinas (president 2007), the Soil Science Society of North Carolina (executive committee 2008), and the National Society of Consulting Soil Scientists (president 2011). He is also a proponent for Soil Scientists and for Soil Scientist Licensing in other states.

Krissina Newcomb
Environmental Scientist

· B.S. in Natural Resources, 1998; concentration in Coastal Processes; North Carolina State University

· Experienced System Designer for Advantex, Geoflow, and Perc-Rite

· Certified by NC DWQ for Intermittent and Perennial Stream Identification for Regulatory Purposes

Joining HO&A in 1998, Krissina has helped establish wetland investigations and permitting as a major part of our business.  She finds the beauty of nature compensates for the headaches of paperwork, but admits that a satisfied client who gets the permits they needs makes a day in the office worthwhile.

Kathey Jernigan
Office Administrator

· Associate in Accounting, 2002; Johnston Community College

Kathey brought her many years of accounting experience gained at Swift Denim to HO&A in 2005.  She likes the small company atmosphere here, and the myriad managerial roles she performs.

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