Whalen Designs LLC — operating from Monroe Washington since 1977.

We combine unequalled experience with outstanding customer service to provide quality Septic System Designs. One of our biggest accomplishments is the fact that our business has been built from customer referrals over the years. We now have had third generation clientele.

Richard Whalen, the founder of Whalen Designs, started the company upon the belief of providing top quality and a job well done. Richard has designed over 12,000 septic systems state wide and works hard to make clients happy.

Craig Whalen Craig Whalen was born in 1980 and raised in Monroe Washington. After being selected to the All-State Baseball team and graduating from Monroe High School he went to Mendocino Junior College. After 2 years in California, he graduated with two degrees, an A.S. in Computer Science and an A.A. in General Studies, and was placed in the Academic Athletic Hall of fame with a 3.3 GPA. He was also selected for first team All-Nor Cal and the second leading hitter in all of California Junior Colleges with a .490 batting average.

With many scholarship offers for baseball to consider, Craig attended The University of North Carolina at Greensboro for two years, playing Division I baseball and graduating with a B.S. in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism with a concentration in Travel and Tourism.

While in college in North Carolina, Craig worked at a Marriott hotel as a front desk agent and bell man. He then continued to work for the Marriott after graduation until he accepted a new hotel job at the Georgian Terrace hotel in mid-town Atlanta as a front desk supervisor. Craig worked at the Georgian Terrace for over a year, where by the end of his time there he was running the front office and in charge of day to day operations.

After the hotel was sold, Craig took a job at a Chevy dealership selling new cars for 8 months; he sold cars until he received another job offer as a General Manger at a U-Haul store in Snellville Ga. In one year Craig raised the store total sales in all categories, winning awards and making a name for himself with U-Haul. Just over a year into working at U-Haul, he left behind his career and decided to move back home to work in the family business at Whalen Designs in 2007. Since moving back, Craig has obtained his Onsite Waste Water license in 2009 and taking over as the owner of Whalen Designs in 2011. Since taking over, he has added new services to Whalen Designs; Services like underground camera inspections, and ground penetrating radar to locate subsurface utilities and drain fields. Whalen Designs is innovative in that it is the only design company to offer such services in the state of Washington.


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