Our Team at Batture, LLC

FIELDING A
TALENTED TEAM OF
PROFESSIONALS

 

Robert Mora PE, PLS, ENV-SP
Owner and Managing Partner

Bob Mora has over 19 years of experience in land surveying and civil engineering, providing civil design services for both private developers and municipalities. He has successfully managed and completed projects for the Sewerage and Water Board, the Department of Public Works, the Regional Planning Commission, the Orleans Levee Board, and St. Bernard, Ascension, and Plaquemines Parishes. As a sub-consultant for the Army Corps of Engineers, Bob managed the construction of over $100 million of flood protection, earning a Certificate of Appreciation for Exceptional Achievement from the Hurricane & Storm Damage Risk Reduction System Mission. A native of New Orleans, Bob graduated from LSU with a degree in Civil Engineering and Land Surveying. He is an active member and past president of the New Orleans Chapter of Engineers Without Borders, helping engineers identify pro bono opportunities both locally and around the globe. He is also on the steering committee of the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative, which promotes best practices for regional water management.

T. 504-833-8644 | E. bmora@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/in/bobmora
Mary Schambeau Johnson MS, PE
Principal Engineer

Mary Schambeau Johnson, MS, PE is a Professional Engineer at Batture specializing in structural engineering.  Ms. Johnson holds a Bachelor and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering from Auburn University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. With over a decade of experience in the field, Mary has established herself as a seasoned structural engineer with a diverse portfolio spanning commercial construction, multifamily developments, historic renovations, and foundation design.
 
Mary has built her career in New Orleans and is dedicated to its vibrant culture and has contributed significantly to its development by serving as the Engineer of Record for notable ventures such as Carrollton Courthouse Assisted Living Facility, Ronald McDonald House Children’s Hospital, and multiple historic renovations on Canal Street and in the French Quarter. Notably, she has also led the structural design for municipal recreational structures, including Mirabeau Water Gardens and Gretna City Park.
 
Her design skills encompass the comprehensive design of gravity and lateral load systems, foundations, and meticulous detailing, all executed with precision using REVIT. Moreover, her adeptness in construction administration, from submittal and shop drawing review to field inspections and redesign coordination, underscores her holistic approach to project management. In addition to her technical expertise, Ms. Johnson also serves as a principal of the firm, overseeing all of the firm’s design projects and personnel. In this leadership capacity, she guides and mentors a team of professionals, fostering a collaborative work environment that emphasizes innovation, integrity, and excellence.
 
Beyond her professional endeavors, Mary is dedicated to giving back to the community. As a former President of the New Orleans Chapter of Engineers Without Borders, she has actively collaborated with non-profit organizations and engineering groups to address societal challenges. Her commitment to excellence has been recognized through accolades such as the 2022 Excellence in Construction award from City Business.

T. 504-833-8644 | E. msjohnson@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/in/maryschambeaujohnson
Rod Richardson
Survey Manager

Roderick (Rod) Richardson is Survey Operations Manager at Batture LLC, overseeing project management, surveying, and drafting for land surveying projects. When he joined the team in 2020, he had 18 years of surveying and drafting experience at a New Orleans engineering, architecture, and land surveying firm. He has experience with a variety of programs, including AutoCAD, Carlson Survey, Leica GEO and Carlson Xport. His experience in rural, coastal, and urban settings has afforded Rod with an extensive knowledge of most surveying equipment and the skill of performing surveying tasks through the use of boats and ATV’s. Rod has completed surveying and drafting tasks for commercial and residential clients; organizations such as LaDOTD, the Orleans Levee Board, and USACE; and city/local municipalities.

T. 504-533-8644 | E. rrichardson@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/in/Roderick-L-Richardson
Ellen Buckley
Executive Assistant

Ellen Buckley is a local New Orleanian with nearly 15 years of experience as a Fundraising Events Director for several non-profits within the Greater New Orleans area, including The National WWII Museum, Audubon Nature Institute, and The American Heart Association. Through her work experience with non-profits and as the co-owner of her own wedding planning business, has honed her skills in client cultivation, volunteer mobilization, stewardship, event marketing, staff management, and office administration to ensure the success of the organization. She brings with her to Batture a proficiency in multitasking and flexibility with the changing demands of the workforce and industry in Louisiana. Ellen graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Orleans in 2007 with a degree in Art History and a minor in Business Administration. Throughout her career, she has always prioritized giving back to the New Orleans community and is excited to be a part of a socially and environmentally conscience engineering firm.

T. 504-833-8644 | E. ebuckley@batture-eng.com | WWW.LINKEDIN.COM/IN/ELLEN-BUCKLEY
Hermann Alb MS, PE
Senior Structural Engineer

Originally from Guatemala, Hermann moved to New Orleans as a child and has been local to the New Orleans area ever since. He obtained both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Civil Engineering from Tulane University. While pursuing his master’s degree at Tulane University, he was employed as a Research Assistant performing structural engineering research.

Through 15 years of experience, Hermann has honed the following skills: design of foundations and high-wind resistant systems; design of steel, masonry, timber, and concrete structural systems to support gravity and lateral loads for new commercial, industrial, and residential construction; design of structural support systems and modifications for existing structures; construction oversight; BIM coordination; QA/QC for both design and construction phases; and project management. He is experienced in many software platforms, including Revit, AutoCAD, RISA, Enercalc, Excel, iLevel Forte, and Profis Engineering. Outside of the office, Hermann is Vice-President of One Heart NOLA and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

T. 504-533-8644 | E. halb@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/in/hermannalb
Lauren Williams PLA, ASLA, GIP
Civil and Landscape Manager

Lauren Williams, PLA is a licensed Professional Landscape Architect at Batture with a focus on green infrastructure site interventions in an urban environment. Lauren has extensive experience in community engagement and public outreach for sustainable stormwater management solutions. In addition to her design experience, Lauren has performed construction administration for both small and large scale projects. As a Green Infrastructure Professional, (GIP), she played a key role in multiple award-winning green infrastructure projects in both Louisiana and North Carolina.

T. 504-533-8644 | E. lwilliams@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/in/laurenrwilliams
Arielle Authement EI
Structural Designer

Arielle Authement, EI is a Civil/Structural Designer at Batture LLC specializing in structures. She graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from UNO in 2017 and soon began working as an EI for a civil engineering firm in New Orleans. Under the guidance of licensed engineers, she has experience in design of commercial buildings, multifamily housing, renovations, and pre-engineered building foundations, as well as construction administration. Arielle possesses expertise with structural calculations and evaluation of design loads, the use of structural design software (RISA), and the production of structural design construction documents using REVIT. Additionally, Arielle is President of the New Orleans Chapter of Engineers Without Borders and frequently volunteers for build days with Habitat for Humanity.

T. 504-533-8644 | E. aauthement@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/in/arielle-authement/
Huynh Duc Kevin Dinh EI
Survey / Civil Designer

Huynh Duc Kevin Dinh, EI is an Engineer Intern at Batture specializing in surveying and civil engineering taks. Kevin graduated from the University of New Orleans in May 2019, excelling in specialized coursework such as Elementary Surveying Measurements and Drones. During college, his involvement in civil engineering extended beyond the classroom. Kevin was involved in the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Concrete Institute, and Society of Women Engineers. He developed leadership skills as the UNO Survey Captain for the ASCE Deep South Conference from 2017-2019. At Batture, Kevin assists surveying and civil engineering projects as a drafter and field technician.

T. 504-833-8644 | E. hddinh@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/in/hddinh
Paul Mattingly EI
SURVEY / CIVIL DESIGNER

Originally from Covington, LA, Paul graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from LSU in 2016 and soon began working at a construction company where he developed the skills necessary for quantity take off, cost analysis and model building for a range of clients in the public and private sectors. He is experienced in many software platforms, including AutoCAD and Trimble Business Center. Paul is now diversifying his experience and working as a survey technician to ultimately pursue his Professional Land Surveyor license. Paul's positivity and eagerness to learn has made him a great addition to the Batture Team.

T. 504-833-8644 | E. pmattingly@batture-eng.com | https://www.linkedin.com/in/pmattingly/
Caroline Mire
Quality Control

Caroline Mire, originally from Madisonville, attended Texas A&M in College Station,TX, graduating with a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree in 2000. For 10 years, Caroline lived and worked in Fort Worth, TX creating both architectural design and construction documents for educational facilities and retail stores. After returning home to New Orleans, Caroline expanded her experience working for Pond in Metairie where she specialized in facilities space management and military planning. Caroline made her way to Batture LLC in 2021 bringing with her 15 years of experience in AutoCAD drafting and a love of visual arts. This makes Caroline an invaluable member of the team, responsible for setting-up and preparing new drawings for engineering design, as well as maintaining Batture LLC’s drafting standards. Caroline loves contributing to a project’s success behind the scenes and is known lovingly by her colleagues as the “life of the party” always arranging the next team social hour.

T. 504-833-8644 | E. cmire@batture-eng.com | https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolinejmire/
Tylon Richard EI
SURVEY / CIVIL DESIGNER

Tylon Richard grew up in St. Bernard Parish and graduated from Howard University in 2021 with a degree in civil and environmental engineering. Before graduating, Tylon interned with Batture LLC in the summer of 2018 and was immediately promoted to a full-time employee when his schooling was complete. At Batture, Tyon wears many hats as a land surveying technician, surveying different locations
within the Greater New Orleans area, and also as a civil designer, specializing in the use of engineering softwares such as AutoCAD to design infrastructure such as
parking lots and roads. Tylon looks forward to expanding his experience in the engineering field and to ultimately becoming a licensed engineer.

T. 504-533-8644 | E. trichard@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/in/tylon-richard/
Gavin Trinh EI
Structural Designer

Gavin Trinh, a Structural Designer at Batture LLC, received his Bachelor of Engineering from the University of New Orleans in December 2023. Before pursuing his studies at UNO, Gavin moved with his family from Vietnam in 2017. His first job was as a kitchen assistant at a local restaurant, however, he decided to go back to school to achieve his goal of becoming an engineer. He pursued several internships, one of those at Batture, LLC in the summer of 2022. Immediately following his graduation, Gavin returned to Batture as a full-time employee and is committed to working under the guidance of his peers and licensed engineers. Over the next few years, he would like to gain experience with commercial buildings, multifamily housing, renovations, and pre-engineered building foundations, as well as construction administration, in the hopes of becoming a licensed engineer.

T. 504-533-8644 | E. gtrinh@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/in/gavin-trinh-abaa07237/
Clifford “Kip” Montero
Inspector / Survey Technician

Clifford Montero is a resident inspector and survey technician at Batture. He joined the team in 2021 as an inspector and has expanded his skill set under the direction of our Survey department. Prior to this, Mr. Montero completed resident inspection tasks for numerous agencies, including Sewerage and Water Board, City of New Orleans, and New Orleans DPW.

T. 504-533-8644 | E. cmontero@batture-eng.com | www.linkedin.com/company/batture