About L.E. Geosolutions, LLC

L.E. Geosolutions, LLC. is a privately owned company established with the aim of providing construction professionals with top quality geosynthetic products at the most competitive prices available in the industry. In addition, the company’s collective experience in the use of these products in domestic and international markets over the last 20+ years ensures our clients are able access the highest level of design, technical and installation assistance available without the need to partner with our much higher priced competitors.

Client Portfolio

Our large portfolio of clients includes the following:


  • Civil Designers
  • Geotechnical Engineers
  • Local Government Officials


  • General Contractors
  • Earthworks Contractors
  • Design/Build Contractors
  • Wind Farm Contractors
  • Rail Contractors


  • State Departments of Transportation
  • Wind Farm Developers
  • Class 1 Rail Companies
  • Large Retail Store Developers

References and testimonials from a selection of our clients can be made available on request.

Principal Staff Members

Tel: +1 404 368 0052
E-mail: jim.penman@LEgeosolutions.com

EDUCATION: B.Sc., Earth Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, UK; M.Sc., Engineering Geology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Chartered Geologist, CGeol; Member of American Railroad Engineering And Maintenance-of way Association Committee 1; Member of Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) Geogrid Focus Group

EXPERIENCE: Jim’s early career was spent working as a geotechnical engineer for various companies in the UK. However, the majority of his career (20+ years) has been spent in the application of geogrid technology in civil engineering applications. Jim has extensive experience in the design of geosynthetic-reinforced paved and unpaved roads; he also developed two of the most commonly used computer programs for the design of these structures. During the last 10 years Jim has worked closely with various rail companies and developed design methods for the use of geogrids beneath track structures; he also has expert knowledge in the design of heavily loaded rigid and flexible pavements at port and intermodal facilities.

Tel: +1 636 497 5371
E-mail: owen.hunn@LEgeosolutions.com

EDUCATION: B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Missouri – Rolla; M.B.A., Troy State University

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Profession Engineer (P.E), registered in the State of Missouri.

EXPERIENCE: Owen practiced as a geotechnical engineer for 4 years but has spent most of his career in engineering sales. His initial commercial experience was gained working for one of the country’s largest manufacturers of steel pipe but during the last 10+ years he has worked exclusively in the promotion of geosynthetic products. Owen has specialist knowledge in the application of geosynthetics in roadway applications and also has extensive experience in the development of sales opportunities through local distribution channels.