CDIM formed in 2016 in San Francisco, California in response to opportunities created by firm consolidation in our industry and growing demand for client-centered technical consulting. We provide environmental engineering services to construction, development, industrial and municipal clients.

Scott Bourne, PE
President and Principal Engineer

Scott Bourne is CDIM’s president and founder.  Scott is a registered California civil (#C72817) and chemical (#CH6191) engineer with nearly twenty years of civil and environmental engineering experience. Scott formed CDIM to provide environmental engineering services to construction, development, industrial and municipal clients. Scott specializes in supporting clients in civil engineering, contaminant remediation, storm water management, and regulatory compliance.  He is skilled in regulatory negotiations, acquiring environmental and development permits and designing/building various types of water treatment systems. Scott has excellent working relationships with management and staff at most SF Bay Area regulatory agencies.  He is an active member of the San Francisco environmental engineering community, where he regularly presents on storm water, contamination and regulatory matters. 

Mary Cunningham, PE
Project Engineer

Mary Cunningham is CDIM’s operations manager and co-founder.  Mary is a registered California civil engineer (#C82789) with eight years of civil and environmental engineering experience. Prior to joining CDIM, she worked at multiple environmental engineering firms providing project-level field, engineering and regulatory services. She currently provides technical support to all CDIM’s clients including engineering design, environmental management system development, and site investigation services.  She also oversees CDIM’s field services.  Mary is skilled in data and graphic analysis, including creating engineering plans, figures and maps.

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Amie Hinds, MS
Senior Staff Geologist

Amie Hinds is a senior staff geologist with master’s degree in geology. Amie Hinds has over 5 years of experience in geological characterization from both the oil/gas and environmental industries. Amie has overseen the planning and execution of numerous field projects including sample point layout, data collection plans, permitting, and field implementation. She is also skilled with data visualization tools. Amie supports CDIM’s clients with subsurface characterization, sampling and analysis plan design and implementation, and remediation planning.

Anne Ritcey
Senior Data Scientist and GIS Specialist

Anne Ritcey is a data scientist and a certified analyst in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  She has more than twenty years of experience gathering, organizing, mapping and interpreting environmental data. Prior to joining CDIM, Anne worked as a hydrogeologist and onsite Project Manager at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Her areas of expertise are GIS, environmental data analysis, groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling and environmental remediation.

Bryan A. Starks, CAC
Project Engineer

Bryan Starks is a project engineer with a BS in Biological Engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Bryan is a California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Certified Asbestos Consultant (#17-5914) with 7 years of environmental engineering experience.  Prior to joining CDIM, he worked at multiple environmental engineering firms providing project-level environmental investigation, remediation and construction management services. Bryan currently provides technical support to CDIM’s clients including hazardous materials assessment, soil and groundwater investigation, and regulatory compliance.


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Chris Taylor, PE
Senior Project Engineer

Chris Taylor, PE is a dedicated and results-oriented California civil engineer (#64812) with a highly successful background in infrastructure planning and design.  He has over 20 years’ experience both as the sole engineer-in-charge, and working with design teams, with the primary focus on exceeding expectations for clients while ensuring technical excellence. Chris supports CDIM clients by providing engineering design services for storm water treatment, grading, drainage, utilities and paving.  Chris is skilled at developing construction documents for environmental and civil projects.  He prides himself on excellent interpersonal communication, project management skills, and the ability to develop and maintain mutually beneficial internal and external relationships.