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  • Matthew Lowrance
    Matthew Lowrance
    Matthew Lowrance

    Matthew Lowrance

    CEO & Co-Founder
    Matthew has over 8 years of environmental experience in both the public and private sectors. His areas of specialty include ecology, environmental site assessment, stormwater management, regulatory compliance, and construction project management. Matthew has conducted investigations at petroleum-contaminated sites, evaluated the effects of agricultural pesticides on Salmonid health, and participated in a variety of community and educational outreach programs. Additionally, for three years he worked for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality as a Natural Resource Specialist. His close working relationships with clients, as well as with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies, enable him to address the concerns of all parties in framing solutions to environmental problems.
  • Joel Migliaccio
    Joel Migliaccio
    Joel Migliaccio

    Joel Migliaccio

    COO & Co-Founder
    Joel oversees day-to-day management of the company’s field operations with a primary focus on the Radon and HDD Divisions. Joel led the growth and development of each service division at Environmental Works, inspiring a culture of hard work and the philosophy of getting the job done right.
     
    His 15 years of experience as a construction project manager, general contractor and environmental scientist brings a perfect blend of expertise that puts the service quality at Environmental Works above the rest.
     
    He received his Masters of Science in Environmental Science and Resources from Portland State University in 2007. His areas of technical expertise include radon measurement and mitigation, sustainable building practices, storm water management, and freshwater ecology. Joel is certified for radon measurement and mitigation through the National Environmental Health Organization’s – National Radon Proficiency Program (NEHA-NRPP) and has installed more radon mitigation systems throughout the Portland Metro Area than we can count. 
  • Andrea
    Andrea "Andie" Smith
    Andrea

    Andrea "Andie" Smith

    Office Manager and Executive Assistant for the Radon and Horizontal Directional Drilling Departments
    Andrea “Andie” Smith has been with Environmental Works since July 2015 working as an office admin before getting promoted to Executive Assistant in the Horizontal Directional Drilling Dept.

    Andrea is a strong family woman. She makes sure everyone gets to family dinner on time and her favorite thing to do is gathering the family for a road trip to the coast. 
  • Jin Park
    Jin Park
    Jin Park

    Jin Park

    Project Geologist
    Jin Park is a registered/licensed geologist and hydrogeologist with about 11 years of
    environmental,  groundwater  resource  and  geotechnical  consulting  experience  working
    throughout the  Pacific  Northwest,  Alaska  and  Texas.  He  has  supported  a  broad  range  of
    projects  by  performing  tasks such   as  soil  and  bedrock  characterizations,  environmental  site
    assessments (ESAs), hydrogeologic characterizations, risk-based  evaluations  (RBE),  remedial
    investigation/feasibility  studies  (RI/FS)  and  designing  remediation  systems.   His  experiences
    also included project/task management, technical evaluations, data analyses and report writing.

    He  has  extensive  field  experience  with  supervising  underground  storage  tank  (UST)
    decommissioning,  drilling  activities,  logging  drill  borings  and  test  pits,  environmental  (soil,
    groundwater  and  soil  vapor)  sampling,  water  quality  sampling, performing aquifer pump tests,
    programming and operating automated monitoring instruments, and earthwork oversight. Other
    responsibilities  have  included  litigation  support,  development  and  implementation  of  quality
    assurance  and  quality  control  (QA/QC)  measures,  work  plans,  and  health  and  safety  plans
    (HSP).
     
    PUBLICATION: Renshaw, C. E. and Park, Jinsuk C., "Effect of Mechanical Interaction on the Scaling of
    Fracture Length and Aperture."NATURE 386, 482-484 (April 3,1997).
     
     
    In his spare time he enjoys hiking, camping, playing disc golf, fly fishing and reading.
  • Dave  Pardue
    Dave Pardue
    Dave  Pardue

    Dave Pardue

    HOT Department Manager
    Dave has managed environmental remediation projects, site assessments, and heating oil tank cleanups for over 12 years.  His experience includes 3 years of environmental consulting which involved numerous Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, vapor extraction remediation of dry cleaner sites, assessment and cleanup of multiple-issue large acreage rural sites, hazardous waste profiling and disposal, and extensive field support conducting soil, groundwater, and sediment sampling during demolition of an aluminum smelter.  Dave brings strong technical report writing and project management skills, as well as a deep knowledge of DEQ rules and regulations to Environmental Works. He earned his Master of Environmental Management, Environmental Science and Resources from Portland State University.
  • Andy  Troung
    Andy Troung
    Andy  Troung

    Andy Troung

    UST Supervisor
    Andy comes to Environmental Works with over 6 years of environmental experience in project management, field methodology development, water quality studies, air quality sampling, biological assessments and underground-storage-tank site assessments. He has coordinated biological assessments for the Columbia Land Trust, conducted toxic use surveys for Metro, and participated in eco-toxicology studies for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.
     
    Andy enjoys riding his bike, rock climbing and attending local concerts.
  • Jack Andrews
    Jack Andrews
    Jack Andrews

    Jack Andrews

    Tank Locator
    Jack has been with Environmental Works for 2 years in the Heating Oil Tank division. Previously, he spent 1.5 years in the field and currently as a Tank Locating Specialist. Jack is accountable for scanning properties to locate underground storage tanks (USTs), primarily heating oil tanks. Locating tanks is an immense environmental responsibility making it critical that a tank locator is highly skilled.

    Jack enjoys learning, especially about anything concerning science. He holds a B.S. in Biology from Oregon University.  He spreads his zeal for learning with a background in tutoring and Teaching Assistant positions. Jack also likes to brew beer, play disc golf and ride his bike. Oh, and if you’re ever curious about Bitcoin, just ask Jack!
  • Mark Harding
    Mark Harding
    Mark Harding

    Mark Harding

    Radon Department Manager
    With over a decade of experience in sustainable construction and custom building, Mark has extensive experience in green building practices, environmental testing, and radon mitigation services. His broad range of expertise includes projects ranging from installation and maintenance of radon reduction systems to environmentally friendly renovations and LEED-certified green construction.  Mark is certified for radon measurement and mitigation through the National Environmental Health Organization’s – National Radon Proficiency Program (NEHA-NRPP) and has a broad knowledge of radon reduction equipment and practices. Mark has been with Environmental Works from the beginning and has installed and designed thousands of radon systems in Oregon and Washington.
     
    Outside of work, Mark spends quality time with his 3-year-old son and every new experience is exciting and fun.
  • Sebastian Busby
    Sebastian Busby
    Sebastian Busby

    Sebastian Busby

    Radon Testing & Mitigation Technician
    As a Radon Testing & Mitigation Specialist, Sebastian primarily educates clients on the science and risk of radon gas exposure. Sebastian is certified by the American Association of Radon Scientists & Technologists/National Radon Proficiency Program (AARST-NRPP), making him an expert at performing radon tests and radon mitigation installations. He has been in the Radon Division at Environmental Works for 1.5 years. His fervor for the environment and environmental quality encouraged him to get a B.S. in Environmental Science from University of Idaho.  He has a background in general construction and environmental research/restoration, spent a few seasons collecting research on fire ecology in remote wilderness areas of Montana/Idaho, and 2 years performing stream restoration in Clark County (Washington).

    As you might be able to guess, Sebastian engages in an array of outdoor activities including snowboarding, mountain climbing, hiking, biking, and backpacking. He really likes animals, but doesn’t have any pets of his own. 
  • Mike Runyan
    Mike Runyan
    Mike Runyan

    Mike Runyan

    Sewer Department Manager
    Mike has over thirty years of experience in the plumbing and sewer fields.  He has worked for over a decade in California as a service plumber and has focused as a sewer inspector and repair specialist/project manager/estimator for the last fifteen years in the Portland metro area. His extensive knowledge of plumbing systems brings an extra degree of accuracy and professionalism to every sewer project he undertakes. His crews are skilled in identifying sewer issues as well as classifying pipe material and sizes. If you require a detailed and exact report of the serviceability of a sewer line, Mike can supply an unbiased and experienced assessment. With over ten thousand sewer inspections performed he is adept in locating sewer lines, cesspools, septic tanks, and dry-wells and can identify unique sewer configurations that include party (shared) line situations.
     
    Mike enjoys camping, golf, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
  • Dwight  Carlisle
    Dwight Carlisle
    Dwight  Carlisle

    Dwight Carlisle

    Project Manager | Sewer Department
    In his 6 years with Environmental Works, Dwight has truly honed his sewer scoping skills. He is also a point of contact for the sewer division, does estimates, and supervises our other sewer scope technicians.  Dwight also has a background in landscaping (3 years) and construction (5 years).
     
    Among his favorite hobbies are gardening and riding his bike, but his true passion is playing music- guitar, bass, drums, and mandolin. 
  • Jon Thiebes
    Jon Thiebes
    Jon Thiebes

    Jon Thiebes

    Field Supervisor, HDD
    Jon has over 15 years of experience with Horizontal Directional Drilling.  As the Directional Drilling Field Manager, he is responsible for the bidding of drilling projects and assuring all projects are performed proficiently from start to finish. 
     
    Outside of work, Jon likes to golf and spend time with his wife and family doing activities such as fishing and cheering on their kids at their sporting events.

 

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