MS, Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

BS, Geology, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah

Oregon Registered Geologist (R.G.) 
Oregon Certified Water Rights Examiner (C.W.R.E.)  

Washington Licensed Geologist (L.G.) 
Washington Licensed Engineering Geologist (L.E.G.)

Washington Licensed Hydrogeologist (L.H.G.)

Geological Society of America, Regular Member, 1986-Present
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC-Oregon), Member: 2009-Present; and Regional Vice-President of the Board of Directors: 2009-2012
Bend Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors: 2016-Present
Pacific Northwest Consulting Engineers Health & Welfare Trust, Trustee: 2016-Present

Scott Wallace, R.G., is the President and founder of The Wallace Group, Inc., and has 30 years of professional consulting and business management experience in the geoscience industry.  Mr. Wallace earned BS and MS degrees in geology and is a registered Professional Geologist, Engineering Geologist, and Hydrogeologist in Oregon and Washington, and a Certified Water Rights Examiner in Oregon.  He is a recognized expert in the geologic systems of central/eastern Oregon and Washington, and his multi-disciplinary expertise includes groundwater hydrogeology, engineering geology, environmental compliance and permitting, remedial investigations/feasibility studies, geologic hazards, and water rights. He has served in a management and technical discipline lead role for private, public, and government clients on projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. He also advises clients on technical issues, writes and reviews technical reports and communications, has provided expert witness testimony, and served as a regulatory liaison at the federal, state, and local level.

Scott grew up in Bend and returned home in 1997 to start a branch office for a national geo-environmental consulting firm and to raise his family.  Scott and his wife Karen have two, children (Spencer 19 and Rachel 16) and he enjoys a variety of outdoor and sporting pursuits including fly fishing, hunting, mountain biking, skiing, golf, ice hockey, camping, and hiking. 

Scott served from 2007-2015 on the Bend Park and Recreation District Board of Directors and currently serves on the Bend Chamber Board of Directors and Executive Committee (Chair-Elect 2020).  Mr. Wallace also serves as a Trustee and is the current Chair of the Pacific Northwest Consulting Engineers Health and Welfare Trust for ACEC-Oregon and Washington member firms. 

Contact Scott Wallace:

R. SCOTT WALLACE, R.G., C.W.R.E., president / Principal Geologist