About Our Speakers

Stephen Archer PE

Chief Operating Officer 
GeoSolutions Inc.

Stephen Archer is the COO for GeoSolutions Inc., the largest wholesale distributor of geosynthetic solutions in the states of Texas and Oklahoma. He is based at their Grand Prairie, TX locale where he started this role in 2017. He started his professional career in 1993 as a technical sales engineer at Contech Construction Products. Stephen grew in his knowledge of the geosynthetic industry during his 17-year career at the Tensar Corporation where he served in various roles including sales, marketing, sales management, and key accounts. He was a major contributor to the commercialization of Tensar’s TriAx Geogrid in the United States in 2008, when he served as the company’s product manager.

Stephen is a 1993 graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering. Stephen is a registered professional engineer in the State of Tennessee.

Stephen has extensive experience in designing with geosynthetics for pavement applications on highly plastic clays and saturated silts common to Texas & Oklahoma. He has published white papers on the applicability of geosynthetics over expansive subgrades as well as the value of performance-based specifications for geosynthetics in pavement applications.