Employee Spotlight: Rivers Berryhill
Ms. Berryhill serves as a Environmental Sceintist for QRI’s Environmental Consulting Section. She recently graduated with her Masters of Arts in Anthropology from Louisiana State University. Her archaeological experience includes work at both historic and prehistoric sites throughout the Southeast including Phase I, II, and III CRM work, artifact analysis, and historic site research. She is trained in curation standards for Louisiana and Texas and has experience exhibiting archaeological items in museum settings.
Her current work with QRI has spread to the Environmental Consulting arena and she is licensed in Asbestos Inspection, Mold Inspection, and Mold Remediation. .
How long have you been with QRI?
A little over a year
How did you get into your profession?
I took a chance on a co
Describe a favorite project you’ve worked on.
I have really enjoyed working with a client experiencing mold growth in a historic home.
What is your favorite thing about working at QRI?
The teamwork! I have loved working with a company that values employees who work together to accomplish complex and technically challenging goals.
What motivates you?
The pursuit of learning—I want to know how I do something and how I can do it better. If you’re not trying your best to improve, why are you even there?
What do you like most about your job?
Do you have any advice for people thinking of applying to work for the company?
Honesty is always the best policy. If you intend to grow with QRI, you must be honest with your team and with yourself, so you can continue to advance your career.
How has QRI helped you grow in your career?
I have had the opportunity to learn so much about the environmental impacts of everyday living as well as commercial and federal work. The skills and training I’ve received here are the foundations for a very rewarding career.
What is something people might not know about you?
I’m a proud aunt of nine nieces and nephews.
What do you enjoy outside of work?
I enjoy being a full-time cat mom, an aunt to a horde of nieces and nephews, and coaching adults and kids with the local roller derby league.