Director of Engineering
Shirley Hammond is the Director of Engineering for Encina Development Group. Previously with ExxonMobil, she served as a Project Development Manager along with other technical roles providing her with over eight years of manufacturing experience. She has led both in-house and EPC contractors to economically design and managed the start-up of facilities in the energy sector. Prior to her project management role, Shirley specialized in heavy revamp equipment design and field operations support for liquid/gas treating units. Shirley earned a B.S. degree in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During her undergraduate career, she was trained in the synthesis and characterization of hydrogen storage nanowires, surface chemistry analysis, protein replication, crystallization and cell culturing.