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Staff Profiles

Administrative Personnel

Darren Blaine  -  Owner/General Manager Tank & Radon Divisions

darren@soilsolutionsenvironmental.com

B.S. Chemistry, Certificate in Sustainable Business, 12 years of project management and general management of business operations. 5 years environmental analytical chemistry experience, 8 years field experience in underground storage tank project management. Training/Certifications: National Environmental Health Association Residential Measurement and Mitigation Provider, Oregon DEQ UST Soil Matrix Cleanup Supervisor, Oregon DEQ UST Decommission Supervisor, Oregon DEQ Heating Oil Tank Supervisor, ICBO Washington State Site Assessor, Confined Space Entry Training, Competent Person Trench Shoring Training, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Training, Oregon Health Department Certified Lead Inspector/ Risk Assessor

Anthony Bustamonte  -  Owner/General Manager Sewer Division

tony@soilsolutionsenvironmental.com

B.A. 15 years of project management and general management of business operations. 12 years experience in underground storage tank and sewer project management. Training/Certifications: Confined Space Entry Training, Competent Person Trench Shoring Training, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Training

Tess Chadil  -  Senior Project Manager

tess@soilsolutionsenvironmental.com

Masters in Environmental Management (M.E.M.) and Graduate Certificate of Hydrology, B.S. Environmental Science. 5 years environmental industry experience including the management of underground storage tank projects and the evaluation of data to aid in toxics reduction strategy and as a fish and wildlife technician.

Teresa Nowicki  -  Project Geologist

teresa@soilsolutionsenvironmental.com

M.S Hydrology, B.S. Toxicology with Environmental Geology. 12 years experience environmental consulting and project management. Training/Certifications: Registered Geologist in State of Oregon; Licensed Hydrogeologist in State of Washington; Washington State Site Assessment License; 40 hour HAZWHOPER training

Emily Smith  -  Project Manager

emily@soilsolutionsenvironmental.com

B.S. Environmental Science, B.S. Geography. 10 years of environmental industry experience including environmental assessments, state water quality regulations and permitting, stormwater management, industrial environmental compliance, sustainable business practices and scientific report writing.

Robert JL Thompson  -  Project Manager

robert@soilsolutionsenvironmental.com

M.S. Environmental Engineering and Water Resources. 6 years experience designing and maintaining wastewater and stormwater treatment systems including site assessments, inspections, and hydrologic evaluations for wetland delineations and infiltration systems.

Mary Groff  -  Technical Report Writer

mary@soilsolutionsenvironmental.com

B.A. 10 years of experience as a customer service representative and project management including 7 years of radon and heating oil tank related project coordination and 3 years of general administrative support.

Ray Berardinelli  -  Marketing Manager

bizdev@soilsolutionsenvironmental.com

B.A. Journalism, Certificate in Sustainable Business, experienced in business development and marketing communications for regional and national organizations. Former marketing director of the Oregon Environmental Council, current principal of Kalpa Consulting, marketing manager for the International Society of Sustainability Professionals, sustainability chair of Hillsdale Main Street Association and graduate of Master Recycling Program administered by the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Solid Waste and Recycling Division.

Field Personnel

Charlie Cannan  -  Field Operations Manager

charlie@soilsolutionsenvironmental.com

B.S. Environmental Science. 10 years experience as environmental field technician conducting soil sampling, tank decommissioning, and site cleanup activities. Training/Certifications: National Environmental Health Association Residential Measurement and Mitigation Provider, Oregon DEQ UST Soil Matrix Cleanup Supervisor, Oregon DEQ UST Decommission Supervisor, Oregon DEQ Heating Oil Tank Supervisor, OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER, Confined Space Entry Training, Competent Person Trench Shoring Training, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Training.

Todd Irvin  -  Field Crew Supervisor/Equipment Operator


20 years experience managing all phases of environmental construction including underground storage tank investigations, decommissions, soil cleanups, field supervisor for responding to clandestine drug labs, and a wide spectrum of emergency incidents including land and water chemical and oil spills. Training/Certifications: Oregon UST Soil Matrix Cleanup Supervisor, Oregon UST Decommission Supervisor, Oregon UST Installation/Retrofit Supervisor, Oregon DEQ Heating Oil Tank Supervisor, OSHA 40 hour Hazardous Materials Training with current 8 hour refresher, Hazardous Materials Identification Basic and advanced, PCB Training, 4-hour explosive identification safety and handling course, Haz-Wopper 80 hour trained, HazMat HM-126F, Class A CDL, First Aid and CPR, Confined Space Entry Training

Toshio Sagara  -  Field Crew Supervisor


B.S. Land Resource Analysis and Management. 3 years environmental field technician and primarily conducting soil and groundwater investigations, 2 years geospatial technician, 1 year underground utility technician and 3 years working with children. Training/Certifications: Oregon DEQ Heating Oil Tank Supervisor.

Antonio Rosas  -  Field Crew Supervisor/Tank Installer


9 years experience as environmental field technician conducting soil sampling, tank decommissioning, and site cleanup activities. Training/Certifications: Oregon DEQ Heating Oil Tank Supervisor, Confined Space Entry Training, Competent Person Trench Shoring Training, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Training.

Alex Mottern  -  Field Crew Supervisor


B.S. Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry. 1 year experience as environmental field technician conducting soil sampling, tank decommissioning, and site cleanup activities. Training/Certifications: Oregon DEQ Heating Oil Tank Supervisor, Confined Space Entry Training, Competent Person Trench Shoring Training, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Training.

Jason Merritt  -  Underground Locating Technician


B.A. 9 years experience with underground storage tank projects including 5 years as a environmental field crew supervisor conducting soil sampling, tank decommissioning, and site cleanup activities. Training/Certifications: Oregon DEQ Heating Oil Tank Supervisor, National Environmental Health Association Residential Measurement Provider, Space Entry Training, Competent Person Trench Shoring Training, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Training.

Dave Hubbell  -  Radon Measurement and Mitigation Supervisor


12 years experience as environmental field technician conducting soil sampling, tank decommissioning, site cleanup activities and radon measurement and mitigation services. Training/Certifications: National Environmental Health Association Residential Measurement and Mitigation Provider, Oregon DEQ Heating Oil Tank Supervisor, Confined Space Entry Training, Competent Person Trench Shoring Training, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Training.

Kenny Rodriguez  -  Field Technician


BS Animal Science. 5 years experience working on farms and in laboratories as an animal attendant performing various duties, 1 year US Peace Corp volunteer in Zambia, Africa.