Networking for your Next Job, Archaeology, and Career Development with Brandon Gabler

Environmental Professionals Radio (EPR)

Mar 15 2024 • 47 mins

Welcome back to Environmental Professionals Radio, Connecting the Environmental Professionals Community Through Conversation, with your hosts Laura Thorne and Nic Frederick!

On today’s episode, we talk with Brandon Gabler, Strategic Growth Director at SWCA and Treasurer for ACRA (American Cultural Resources Association)  about Networking for your Next Job, Archaeology, and Career Development.  Read his full bio below.

Special thanks to our sponsor for this episode SWCA Environmental Consultants - https://www.swca.com/

The SWCA Environmental Consultants (otherwise known as SWCA) has been helping clients across industries navigate environmental challenges for more than 40 years now. Founded in 1981, SWCA has grown from a small team in Flagstaff, Arizona, to become a global, 100% employee-owned environmental consulting firm with more than 1,600 employees and 40 offices. Providing a full spectrum of environmental services – planning, natural and cultural resources management, permitting, regulatory compliance, water resources, ecological restoration, and disaster and resilience – SWCA is a recognized leader for bringing sound science and creative solutions to our clients throughout the United States and beyond.

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Showtimes:
2:47  Nic & Laura discuss leadership vs. management
9:48 Interview with Brandon Gabler starts
11:25  Networking for your next job
21:58  Archeology
25:39 . Career Development
37:32  Field Notes

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Connect with Brandon Gabler at https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandon-gabler-phd-rpa-76294b20/

Guest Bio:
An archaeologist with 20+ years of experience, Brandon Gabler is well-versed in cultural resources management. He earned a master’s and doctorate of anthropology from the University of Arizona, where he specialized in archaeology and ecological anthropology, and a dual bachelor’s in mathematics and anthropology/archaeology from Mercyhurst University. He has collaborated with State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs) and Tribes in more than 30 states and worked directly with federal agencies during significant projects like the BP Deepwater Horizon spill. After years of honing his technical expertise, Brandon advanced his career in operational leadership, project management, and business development. The best part? Teamwork!

As a strategic growth director at SWCA, Brandon is focused on business development efforts in the upper Midwest and Great Lakes states while providing strategic planning, leadership, and mentorship for cultural resources employees in the region. Brandon also serves on the American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA) executive team as Treasurer and as a part of its Membership Committee.

Music Credits
Intro: Givin Me Eyes by Grace Mesa
Outro: Never Ending Soul Groove by Mattijs Muller

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