Provost & Pritchard Adds Three New Employees

Press Release:  November 2, 2023

CLOVIS, CA: The Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group team continues to grow with the addition of three new employees. Jake Feriani joins the Sonora office as a Senior Engineer, Tom Dicken will work out of the Clovis office as a Senior Environmental Engineer, and Jessica Louie joins the firm as a Senior CAD Technician in Clovis.

“Provost & Pritchard is excited to add these talented and experienced individuals to our team,” said Ronald Samuelian, President/CEO of the firm. “Jake, Tom, and Jessica will help the firm grow in their respective markets and provide valuable resources to our existing clients.”

photo of jakeJake comes to Provost & Pritchard with experience as a licensed professional engineer, with experience in water resources and conveyance design including system operations, pipelines, weirs, and irrigation structures. He will be based in our Sonora office and support existing projects for our Caves and Tunnels team. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from California State University, Sacramento.

photo of tomTom has more than 16 years of experience as a Senior Geoscience Program Manager and Environmental Scientist. He will be working on a variety of environmental projects including site cleanups, cleanups with heavy metal contamination from metal recycling operations, and many others. He holds a master’s degree in Geology from Eastern Kentucky University and a bachelor’s degree in Geoscience from Berea College in Kentucky.

photo of jessicaJessica Louie has more than 17 years of AutoCAD experience in land development for residential, commercial, and school projects. She will be based in our Clovis office and will work on a variety of existing projects in agricultural water, water treatment, and civil site development.

Established in 1968, Provost & Pritchard Consulting Group has a strong tradition of engineering and consulting excellence throughout California.  With nine California office locations in Clovis, Visalia, Bakersfield, Modesto, Los Banos, Chico, Sacramento, Sonora, and one in Boise, Idaho, the firm features a mix of seasoned professionals, complemented by junior staff with fresh ideas. Provost & Pritchard specializes in civil and agricultural engineering, environmental and land use planning, hydrogeology and geology, surveying, and construction management services in the areas of water resources, municipal infrastructure, agriculture, site development, and environmental compliance  For more information, visit or email