We are committed to being a socially responsible company defined by more than our work.

Our Values

We make decisions that benefit our employees, our community, and the environment; and we draw on our core values as we produce strong project outcomes for our clients.

Proficiency. Achieving the highest standards for technical acumen, data quality, document production, and interpersonal communication; using these skillsets to add value to projects and enhance our team.

Integrity. Working to build and maintain a trusting relationship with colleagues, clients, and regulators based on performing consistent high-quality work with honesty, transparency, and accountability.

Dedication. Engaging in a meaningful way, tackling the complexities of our projects, and seeing the work through while maintaining our passion and quality standards.

Collaboration. Fostering a community-minded culture and a team-based approach where open dialogue, respect, and equity are the norm.

Agility. Continuing to be flexible, as we keep a varied portfolio, respond thoughtfully to new project developments, and continually improve our skillsets.

Individuality. Ensuring that each person can be their authentic selves and bring their unique skillset to the team, knowing we are all better for it.

Proficiency. Achieving the highest standards for technical acumen, data quality, document production, and interpersonal communication; using these skillsets to add value to projects and enhance our team.

Integrity. Working to build and maintain a trusting relationship with colleagues, clients, and regulators based on performing consistent high-quality work with honesty, transparency, and accountability.

Dedication. Engaging in a meaningful way, tackling the complexities of our projects, and seeing the work through while maintaining our passion and quality standards.

Collaboration. Fostering a community-minded culture and a team-based approach where open dialogue, respect, and equity are the norm.

Agility. Continuing to be flexible, as we keep a varied portfolio, respond thoughtfully to new project developments, and continually improve our skillsets.

Individuality. Ensuring that each person can be their authentic selves and bring their unique skillset to the team, knowing we are all better for it.

Certified B Corp

In 2017, Floyd|Snider became the first environmental consulting firm in the United States to be granted B Corp™ certification.

We are proud to be part of the community of B Corps that are collectively redefining success in business and using it as a force for good.

We strive to make a positive impact to the natural, built, and social environment.

We promote health and wellness for our staff, helping employees maintain a sustainable work/life balance.

We integrate sustainable practices into our fieldwork and office operations.

We believe that individuality is a strength to the team; we celebrate our differences and commonalities.

We ensure meaningful ownership to our employees through company stock and input in company decisions.

We give back to the community through volunteering, serving on boards, and providing financial contributions.

Company Culture

Our community is our key strength.

Floyd|Snider is built on our ability to collaborate. We work in teams—with our colleagues, with other firms, and in collaboration with our clients.

Our project portfolio allows our staff to follow their passion and stretch their knowledge, in collaboration with an experienced mentor. Our flat organization gives all employees access to Principals, ensuring direct, productive response to recommendations, opportunities, and concerns.

Our sense of community reaches past our work. We craft frequent opportunities for socializing together, volunteering together, creating together—from book club to art classes, kayaking to climbing—we find many ways to have fun!

Diversity and Inclusion

We are dedicated to fostering and advancing our goal of an inclusive environment.

Companies that have diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better companies. Celebrating and caring for the individual is a core belief at Floyd|Snider, and we continue to seek meaningful opportunities to improve in this way.

Firm-wide workshops around bias, bystander training, and better communication

Annual one-on-one meetings to facilitate discussions about career aspirations and management support

Diversity and Inclusion newsletter to promote and facilitate dialogue

Employee engagement through dynamic teams and office social activities organized by staff

Avoid the status quo by encouraging staff to explore new skillsets to strengthen projects

Promote equity through staff ownership of our company values

Today, and every day, we stand with members of our community who continue to suffer injustices due to the color of their skin. We support the Black Lives Matter movement and are adding our voice to the call to end systemic racism.

We know there is work to be done, both in the world and at Floyd|Snider. We are committed to doing the following:

Support a diversity, equity, and inclusion team to work closely with firm leadership to identify opportunities and recommendations for continual organizational improvement.

Be willing to have difficult conversations about race and equity both internally and with our business partners to promote antiracism and social equity.

Provide employee trainings and experiences to nurture a more justice- and inclusion-forward workplace and business. Create space to listen to underrepresented voices. Seek out and support diverse thinking, perspectives, and experiences.

Support and participate in initiatives to achieve more BIPOC representation in environmental science and engineering fields. Implement continual improvements to our hiring process to enhance diversity in applicants.

Support BIPOC-owned businesses. Build relationships with local nonprofits and donate from our earnings to help support real change, improve racial equity, and address impacts of climate change and pollution on historically marginalized groups.

Giving Back

We dedicate our time and resources to help improve the social and environmental health of our community.

Floyd|Snider is proud to provide its staff with 40 hours of paid volunteer time each year to work in service of nonprofit organizations of their choosing. Since we started this program, our employees give an average of 230 hours per year to community groups throughout the Puget Sound area.

Gabe Cisneros

Gabe Cisneros, a senior geologist, puts his vast experience and love of rock climbing to work at many climbing organizations in Washington. Most recently, he has been working with the Climbers of Color, a non-profit that aims to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the climbing and mountaineering community by developing leaders of color. Climbers of Color provides supportive mentorship, technical training, and access to key resources including gear and scholarships. Gabe has taught classes on reading guidebooks and re-bolting climbing routes and led BIPOC climbing nights at local climbing gyms. Recently, he hosted a stewardship event with local non-profit organizations, climbing gym owners, and local outdoor businesses to discuss ways to promote diversity in the climbing community while improving trail maintenance at a local climbing area. Gabe loves working with new and experienced climbers to share his knowledge and help be part of the change and the BIPOC climbing movement.

Amanda Sweet

Amanda Sweet, a graphic designer and project assistant, draws on her expertise as an artist to bring about meaningful change in the community. In 2023, Amanda worked for Art for All, an organization that aims to empower people with disabilities, promote artistic expression, and boost wellness. Amanda assisted art instructors and participants during group activities that made use of paint, mixed media, and fiber works. She served as a guest artist to introduce a new visual art assignment for participants and developed templates for product tags and flyer designs to showcase the participants’ artwork in art walks and art festivals. Amanda also worked closely with the founders to conceptualize and develop the organization’s first seasonal Zine template to promote future classes and events, share organizational needs, and offer thanks to those who have supported Art for All with donations or by volunteering.

Kristin Anderson

Kristin Anderson, a senior geologist, considers music a fulfilling part of her life and an outlet to engage with the local community. For the past two years, Kristin has volunteered as the Ensemble Manager and a bass drum player for Rainbow City Marching Band (RCMB), which is part of Rainbow City Performing Arts, an LGBTQIA+ community arts organization in the Pride Bands Alliance. In 2023, RCMB performed at halftime for the Seahawks’ Pride Night game, along with multiple Pride parades, Seafair Torchlight, and community parades and festivals throughout the Puget Sound.

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