Valarie Philipp

Valarie Philipp

Professional Engineer

Associate Managing Director

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Valarie is serving as the practice lead for all FEMA PA and grant recovery efforts in the continental United States. Valarie manages city to state government clients and healthcare and educational organizations with disaster response and recovery. Her 20 years of experience in this field gives her insight that helps clients assess disaster impact and navigate Federal grant programs to fast track their recovery efforts.

She also has extensive experience with debris monitoring and operations support. Prior to joining Witt O’Brien’s, Valarie served as FEMA Technical Assistance Contractor, where she performed building damage assessments, prepared cost estimates, developed Project Worksheets (PWs), managed building assessment teams, and served as the Deputy Public Assistance Coordinator for debris operations for Hurricane Katrina in South Florida.

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