Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Environmental, Health and Safety Regulatory Compliance Management, Program Development, Training, and Auditing

ID: 739710 Ohio, USA

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Expert has more than nineteen years of experience in environmental, health and safety consulting, management, and oversight. In January 2021, he founded an EHS company to explore new opportunities working with like-minded business owners to meet and achieve their EHS obligations and goals.

Expert has spent much of the past eighteen years providing environmental, health and safety (EHS) regulatory compliance consulting services to a variety of clients in the automotive, chemical, commercial lubricants, energy storage, food and beverage, manufacturing, refrigerant gas, and warehousing industries. He has significant experience in EHS reporting, auditing, training, and program development; hazardous material management; EHS and ISO 14001 management systems; US OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) and, US EPA Risk Management Plan (RMP) development and implementation. Early in his career he worked primarily as an environmental due diligence and remediation consultant overseeing and performing facility decontamination and closure activities; subsurface investigations; Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs); and groundwater remediation system operations and maintenance.

Expert frequently is asked to present on a variety of EHS topics including but not limited to regulatory compliance, sustainability, waste management, and industrial safety.

Expert has presented at the Alliance of Hazardous Material Professionals National Annual Conference, Ohio Craft Brewers Association Annual Conference; the Ohio Safety Congress, Industrial Lubricants Manufacturer's Association (ILMA) Global Harmonization Seminar; various Ohio Safety Councils; and, was interviewed as part of an article which appeared in the Distributor Focus (Penton MSC).

Specialties: EHS compliance, management, and auditing; hazardous materials management; EHS program development.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2000 Degree: BA Subject: Environmental Policy and Analysis Institution: Bowling Green State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2021 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Founder and Principal Consultant Department:
- Founded startup focusing on providing environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance services.
- Formulated the company’s vision, goals, and objectives.
- Conduct all aspects of operations, including but not limited to business development, market research, finance, operations, and IT.
- Build and maintain professional relationships with potential clients and partners.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2021 Employer: August Mack Environmental Title: Senior Compliance Manager Department:
- Manage and oversee all aspects of a multiple-office Compliance Department including project field activities and client deliverables.
- Support national business development efforts to secure, and then manage, projects from a new and existing client base.
- Facilitate and coordinate significant interactions with key leaders and project team members, across all levels of a client organization, to ensure effective communication and timely decision making.
- Lead and assist in the development, promotion, implementation and mentorship of August Mack’s safety culture through the internal safety program while serving as the Ohio Office Safety Representative.
- Provide internal environmental, health and safety support across service sectors.
- Train and mentor technical staff throughout August Mack’s national Compliance Department.
Work with clients to identify, develop, and implement various environmental, health and safety programs and trainings.
- Negotiate permit terms and conditions with various regulatory agencies, across the Midwest.
Conduct environmental, health and safety and environmental management system compliance audits.
Monitor for and provide relevant regulatory updates to client base.
- Present on technical topics at state and local EHS conferences and seminars.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2011 to 2014 Employer: August Mack Environmental Title: Project Manager Department:
- Responsible for all aspects of assigned projects, including scheduling contractors, managing project personnel, the preparation and technical review of written reports.
- Identify and secure projects with existing and potential clients to meet internal revenue goals.
- Train and mentor technical staff through organization’s internal training program.
Schedule and distribute workload to field and staff personnel in order for them to meet productivity goals.
- Negotiated with Ohio EPA on the design and construction of a hazardous waste storage tank secondary containment structure.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2007 to 2011 Employer: August Mack Environmental Title: Staff Scientist Department:
- Independently responsible for all aspects of assigned projects, including field data collection; prepare written technical reports; and conduct regulatory and technical research as need to support project objectives.
- Identify and secure projects with existing and potential clients.
- Evaluate, select, schedule, and manage subcontractors.
- Prepare proposals, budgets, and scopes of work for projects, based on client needs.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to 2007 Employer: August Mack Environmental Title: Field Scientist Department:
- Perform various environmental regulatory, due diligence, and industrial hygiene projects, including field data collection and the preparation of project related documents such as boring logs; well construction diagrams; site plans; photo logs; Ohio EPA Voluntary Action Program (VAP) data analysis and risk assessment calculations.
- Prepare site specific health and safety plans and oversee the safety of all field activities.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2005 Employer: C.F. Bird and R.J. Bull Title: Surveyor Department:
- Part of a survey crew to complete various types of property surveys.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2003 to 2004 Employer: Solar Testing Laboratories Title: Field Engineering Technician Department:
- Collect samples of construction materials for field and laboratory quality control and assurance testing.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to 2002 Employer: McCarthy Improvement Company Title: Field Safety and Environmental Coordinator Department:
- Provide environmental, health and safety regulatory technical support to various heavy and light highway construction projects, underground mining operations, and excavation projects throughout Illinois and Iowa.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
• American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) | 2021 - Present
• Ohio Craft Brewers Association Safety Committee Member | 2019 - Present
• Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) | 2013 - Present
• Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) | 2013 - Present
• Central Ohio Certified Hazardous Materials Managers, Immediate | 2010 - Present
Licenses / Certifications
Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)
Professional Appointments
• Central Ohio Certified Hazardous Materials Managers (COCHMM), Director-at-Large, Past President, President, Vice President, Treasurer
• Ohio Craft Brewers Association, Safety Committee Member
Publications and Patents Summary
Publications: 38

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
• Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH - Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Policy, and Analysis
• Tippecanoe High School, Tipp City, OH - Diploma
• 40 - Hour Hazardous Waste Site Operations Training
• 30 - Hour OSHA General Industry,
• 10 - Hour OSHA Construction Safety, American Contractors Insurance Group
• 16 - Hour Fall Protection Competent Person, Guardian Fall Protection
• Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Explosive Chemicals, Georgia Institute of Technology
• US Department of Homeland Security Office of Infrastructure Protection Chemical Security Compliance Division Chemical-terrorism Vulnerability Information
• Qualified Person Tier 1 & 2 Endpoint Corrective Action Plans, Saskatchewan, Canada
• ASTM Property Condition Assessments
• US Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Transportation
• Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Hazardous Waste Generator, University of Findlay
• Radiation Safety & Operator Training for XRF

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