Vice President, Senior Engineer
Ms. Adams began her professional career with Geocon in 2006 and is a licensed Geotechnical Engineer. After practicing throughout Southern California, Jelisa now runs the Orange County office where she is responsible for project management and the technical practice. Her experience includes a wide range of projects such as commercial and residential developments, educational institutions, infrastructure, seismic upgrades and retrofits, and the installation and monitoring of geotechnical instrumentation. She has worked extensively on projects requiring deep excavation, mitigation of groundwater, soil stabilization and ground improvement, deep foundations, underpinning, and slope stability analyses. Jelisa also serves as one of the primary resources within Geocon for the latest seismic analyses requirements, including ground motion analysis for tall building design. Jelisa is passionate about geotechnical engineering and loves helping clients find creative, cost-effective solutions for projects.
Outside of work, Jelisa enjoys discovering new bike trails, snow skiing, going to the gym, and baking. She and her husband just bought their first house and are discovering the joys of home-ownership. Whenever possible, they try to get out and catch a hockey or football game.