Title: Consulting Geologist
Company: Geraghty & Miller, Inc.
Location: Tequesta, Florida, United States
Vincent P. Amy, Consulting Geologist at Geraghty & Miller, Inc., has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in geology.
Upon working in field radio repair in Eritrea for the U.S. Army Signal Corps in the early 1950s, Mr. Amy grew an interest in geology and the environment. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in geology, cum laude, from Hofstra College in 1960 and a Master of Arts in geology from Columbia University in 1963. He had also studied at the New Mexico School of Mines for one year. Mr. Amy joined Geraghty & Miller, Inc. as a staff geologist in 1961, going on to also serve as board executive vice president, chief operating officer and vice-chairman until his retirement in 1994. Since then, he has continued to work as an independent consultant. Having now accrued nearly 40 years of experience as a hydrogeologist with technical project experiences ranging from the most basic to management of complex projects around the world, Mr. Amy has also liaised with a range of industrial and regulatory representatives and provided litigation support and expert witness services.
A fellow of the Geological Society of America and the Geological Society of London, Mr. Amy also maintains affiliation with the American Institute of Professional Geologists, who awarded him with the Parker Medal in 2016. Notably, in 2018, he was named Hofstra University’s Alumnus of the Month. Alongside his primary work, he is a contributing author to various publications and a co-author of the guidance document “On the Various Methods of Determining the Mechanical Integrity of Injection Wells,” for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Mr. Amy finds the most rewarding aspect of his profession to be his focus on hydrogeology, which is related to working in groundwater resources. With this sentiment, he has conducted groundwater development programs and geologic studies at more than four dozen sites of communication relay stations located throughout the east, southeast and Midwestern United States.
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