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Jesse Owens

Vice President and Cultural Resources Director, Environmental Services, Austin

MA, Anthropology, New York University, New York
BA, Anthropology, New York University, New York

Jesse is an accomplished cultural resource professional with more than 30 years of experience in archeological fieldwork, research and analysis, and cultural resource management (CRM). He is an adept principal investigator and project manager, proficient at managing suites of turnkey, fast-turnaround projects as well as intensive, long-term research projects. He is fully versed in historic and environmental preservation laws, assessing the National Register eligibility of cultural resources and developing management plans for historic properties. Jesse has planned, implemented, and successfully completed cultural resource survey and site inventory projects in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas; archaeological eligibility testing projects in Arizona, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas; and data recovery projects in Illinois, New Jersey, and Texas for a broad range of public and private clients. As Cultural Resources Director, Jesse oversees a robust and growing cultural resources program composed of archeologists, historians, and architectural historians spanning multiple branch offices in Austin, Houston, and Dallas-Fort Worth.