Cris Staedler

Senior Principal

Mr. Staedler joined the firm in 1985. He is the company controller, overseeing the business operations of the firm. Mr. Staedler is responsible for corporate operations, business operations, contract administration, subconsultant administration, risk management, cash flow management, payroll, tax planning and reporting, facilities improvement and maintenance, information technology improvement and maintenance, and equipment improvement and maintenance. Prior to taking over as the company controller, Mr. Staedler was the firm’s planning manager, overseeing most of the company’s planning and environmental projects. 


  • B.A – University of California at Santa Barbara, Environmental Studies and Geography, 1985


  • American Institute of Certified Planners, 1994 – 2021
  • Realtor, California Licensed Real Estate, Salesperson, 1990-1994


  • Former Member, American Institute of Certified Planners
  • Member, American Planning Association 
  • Former Member, Urban Land Institute
  • Past President/Former Member, Association of Environmental Professionals, Monterey Bay Area Chapter
  • Past President/Former Member, New Monterey Business Association Board of Directors
  • Former Member, Monterey County Transportation Improvements Task Force
  • Former Member, Sand City Habitat Conservation Plan Task Force