May 19, 2022

Terracon has named Alfonso A. Soto, PE, D.GE, F.ASCE, as Senior Principal.  Terracon is a leading provider of environmental, facilities, geotechnical and material services.  Their program provides rewards, recognition and opportunities for employees who have distinguished themselves through their strong leadership and contribution to the continued success of Terracon.

Soto earned his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Universidad Rafael Urdaneta and a Master of Engineering degree from Texas A&M University.  A native of Venezuela with over 30 years of international experience in geotechnical engineering, he has proven himself to be an expert in the industry.  He is a fellow of ASCE in addition to his Board Certification with AGP.  He joined Terracon in 2001, serving as a senior project manager for geotechnical services in the San Antonio office before his promotion to department manager in 2006.  Currently, he is based in Pharr and is a licensed PE in Texas.

Soto said that “After more than 20 years of dedication to the firm, being appointed as a senior principal is a tremendous milestone in my career at Terracon.”  He added, “This appointment reinforces my commitment to continue giving the best effort every day.  I feel that achieving this position in the industry-leading firm is a way to pay tribute to my late father, a fellow geotechnical engineer, who not only taught me to love the procession but also that honesty and integrity are the main keys for success in personal and professional aspects of life.  The support of my wife Veronica and our children has been invaluable for my career advancement.”

Terracon is an employee-owned firm of over 5,000 engineers.  It is a multidisciplinary consulting firm focused on solving engineering and technical challenges from more than 175 locations nationwide.