San Luis Obispo, CA – Earth Systems Pacific (Earth Systems) is pleased to announce the promotion of Ji Shin to the position of President and CEO, overseeing operations for 11 professional offices throughout California. Serving as in-house counsel and a member of the Executive Committee for more than 20 years, Ms. Shin has been a guiding and unifying force for the company. In stepping into the role, she notes, “As a company, we’ve been fortunate to maintain our small firm agility while strategically expanding our coverage throughout California. I am honored to continue to work with our team of talented and dedicated individuals and carry the legacy of our founders forward.”

While the challenges facing business operations are more complex than decades past, Ms. Shin credits the stability at Earth Systems to persistent teamwork to cultivate a client-focused and employee forward culture.  “Our offices are empowered to support their clients with local-based testing laboratories and experienced professionals who are tuned in to the local soil and geologic conditions,” she remarked. “At the heart of our work today is an accomplished and committed group of employees who service our clients with the purpose to improve and add value to our communities.”

Ms. Shin succeeds Mr. Craig Hill, who served as President and CEO of Earth Systems from 2011 to 2022.  On behalf of the company, Ms. Shin expressed her gratitude to Mr. Hill: “We thank Craig for his immense contributions and leadership as President and CEO for the past 11 years. As a result of Craig’s initiatives during his tenure, Earth Systems is a stronger company and better positioned for growth in today’s dynamic market.”

Founded in 1969, Earth Systems is a professional consulting firm with services that encompass geotechnical engineering, geology, environmental assessment, materials testing and special inspection. The company has office locations in Fremont, Hollister, Salinas, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Pasadena, Palmdale, Perris, and Bermuda Dunes. For more information, please call 1-805-781-0112 or email