Founder and Vice Presidents

Dr. Hamid Rastegar

Founder
Tom Murphy is the Vice President in Aspen’s Sacramento office. He has 25 years of experience with project management, environmental planning, impact assessment, and regulatory compliance. This includes work under National Environmental Policy Act, California Environmental Quality Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and numerous federal, state, and local environmental regulations. […]

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Susan Lee

Susan Lee is the Vice President in Aspen’s San Francisco office. She has over 30 years of experience and has been at Aspen for 25 years. Her expertise is in management of environmental assessment for energy projects (transmission lines and substations, pipelines, and electricity generation facilities) under both the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). […]

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Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy is the Vice President in Aspen’s Sacramento office. He has 25 years of experience with project management, environmental planning, impact assessment, and regulatory compliance. This includes work under National Environmental Policy Act, California Environmental Quality Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and numerous federal, state, and local environmental regulations. […]

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Sandra Alarcón-Lopez

Sandra Alarcón-Lopez has public agency and private sector experience managing environmental projects and programs. She has been a senior project manager at Aspen since 1999. She has successfully completed many environmental planning projects and CEQA and NEPA environmental review documents throughout her career. […]

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Chris Huntley

Chris Huntley has served as Aspen’s Director of Biological Resources for the last several years. He started with Aspen as a construction monitor in 1998 and his skills and work ethic enabled him to quickly become an essential team member, then a valued team leader, and now a part of Aspen’s senior management team. […]

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Negar Vahidi

Negar Vahidi started her career as an intern at Aspen in 1993 and quickly gained experience by working on Aspen’s early hallmark projects in the energy sector. She soon became a project manager and senior technical lead on projects across many sectors, including water supply, power generation, telecommunications, electric transmission, oil and gas, hydroelectric, public facilities, flood control, and energy policy. […]

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Neda Rastegar Delmont

Neda Rastegar Delmont, who has served as Aspen’s Legal Counsel and Director of Human Resources for the last few years, has been promoted to be Aspen’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). Neda completed her law degree at UC Berkeley and  has over fourteen years of experience in corporate legal matters. […]

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