Name: Chad Novack

Title: Watershed Planner

Hometown: Morristown, Tennessee

Family: One older brother

Last book you read? The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information by Daniel Levitin

What’s your favorite sweet/candy? Bars of dark chocolate

What do you enjoy doing in your free time outside of work? Photography, backpacking, exercise

What made you decide to join Waggoner Engineering?  I decided to join Waggoner because I have worked with them on past projects as a contractor, and always found them to be a leader in the engineering field. 

What do you like most about working at Waggoner? The tendency of each specialization (department) to readily and wholeheartedly collaborate to project completion. 

What project has had the most significant impact on your career? Heading volunteer work in wetland restoration. Community impact, education, connections, and lasting natural beauty are what have resonated in my “career.”

 If you didn’t work in your current job, what would you be doing? Something geologically or environmentally focused.

 What’s your secret talent? The identification of any rock or mineral.