Westervelt Welcomes Summer Interns


Cory White

Cory White is an intern for Westervelt’s southeast office and assists primarily in land management and monitoring. Coming from just east of Pittsburgh, he currently attends Pennsylvania State University, majoring in Environmental Resource Management (ERM). His academic interests are geared towards environmental engineering. He is a rising senior and plans to graduate in the spring of 2018. At Penn State, he participates in THON and is involved in the ERM society. He was also a former part of Penn State Altoona’s rugby team in their inaugural season. Cory’s interests include playing ice hockey, snowboarding, and mountain biking.

Taylor Champion

Taylor Champion is a native of Anniston, Alabama and received an Associate in Science from Enterprise State Community College. She is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Organismal Biology, with a focus in Conservation, from Auburn University. In Auburn, she volunteers her time to organizations such as the Southeastern Raptor Rehabilitation Center and the Lee County Humane Society where she is an avid foster. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, yoga, and spending as much time as possible with her four animals.

Drew Anderson

Drew Anderson is a GIS intern in the southeast region where she assists with market research and marketing for our mitigation banks. Prior to interning with Westervelt, Drew worked as a biological assistant at an ecological research center in Georgia. There she assisted in forest and conservation ecology research.  She has also interned with Wakulla Springs State Park where she collaborated with the park biologist on various restoration projects and species surveys. Drew will be attending Florida State University in the fall for a master’s in Geographic Information Systems.  She earned her bachelor’s from Florida State University in 2013. In her free time, Drew enjoys traveling, kayaking, and visiting Florida springs.

Ellen Woolf

Ellen Woolf is a marketing intern at Westervelt’s western region office this summer. Previously, Ellen worked for Harris-Woolf Farming as a fieldworker, as well as a managerial intern, assisting in land acquisition. Ellen just finished her first year at Cabrillo Community College in her hometown of Santa Cruz, California. Next fall she will enter the University of Southern California as a sophomore to earn her degree in Business with a focus in Marine Conservation and a minor in Spanish Studies. She is a member of Clean Oceans International (COI) where she participates in mock standing stock surveys on New Brighton Beach. In her leisure time Ellen enjoys surfing, horseback riding, and backcountry backpacking.