ABOUT / management

From the office to the construction site, our management team provides vision and leadership that delivers superior results.

With second and third generations of employees on a staff that spans over five decades, Shoring’s success is achieved through consistent, careful management of the company.

Our Management

George Woodley Jr.

George Jr. graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He joined Shoring Engineers soon after in 1989, and has lent his expertise to high profile projects such as The Staples Center and the LAC-USC County Hospital, among others...

René Contreras

P.E., Vice President
René would truly rather be in the dirt than behind a desk - whether working on a construction site or climbing uphill on his mountain bike. It's all about the great outdoors. And that's why our clients love him...

Scott Taylor

Safety Director
With over 20 years of experience in the specialty foundation and drilling industries, Scott has a unique set of skills that combines his knowledge of safety with his background of many years...

Serafin "Poppy" Gonzales

General Superintendent, Shoring and Excavation
Serafin started his studies in architecture and engineering in Mexico and came to the U.S. on a student visa ...

Ron Reis

Fleet Manager
After 20 years of managing rentals at heavy-duty equipment dealerships, Ron joined Shoring Engineers in 2020 to oversee the company’s fleet of morethan 250 pieces ...

George Woodley Sr.

Founder and Director
One man's vision has elevated Shoring Engineers to be victorious year after year - George A. Woodley. As the founder and current director of Shoring Engineers, his forward-thinking leadership and firm guidance has been the backbone to keeping the business in the black...