The four new associate vice presidents will manage projects in five of LBG's regional offices
Leggette, Brashears & Graham Inc. (LBG), a professional groundwater and environmental engineering services firm, named Sean Groszkowski, CPG; Darrick Jones; Brian Kimpel; and Steve Rayburn associate vice presidents.
Based in the firm's White Plains, N.Y., office, Groszkowski manages environmental projects with multi-million dollar construction and remedial costs that cross a spectrum of environmental disciplines, including regulatory compliance, hazardous waste investigations and cleanups, hydrogeological investigations, environmental assessments, contaminant fate and transport modeling, and litigation support. He specializes in management of inactive hazardous waste and site remediation under the New York State Brownfield Cleanups Program.
Groszkowski holds a B.A. in geosciences, from Franklin & Marshall College. He is a Certified Professional Geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists. Additionally, his technical affiliations include the Association of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers (National Ground Water Assn.), and the American Academy of Environmental Engineers (AAEE).
Jones is a geologist in LBG's Farmington, Conn., office with 19 years of consulting experience in geology, hydrogeology, environmental site assessment and remediation. He is a Licensed Environmental Professional in the state of Connecticut and has performed environmental assessments across the East Coast. His core business practice includes transaction consulting, site development related work, Connecticut Transfer Act site assessments, and litigation support. In addition, he has experience with underground storage tank removal and replacement, Connecticut Transfer Act filings, land use permitting, contaminated soil disposal permitting and LEP verifications. Jones holds a B.S. in geology from the University of Connecticut.
Kimpel manages LBG’s offices in Madison, Wis., and Freeport, Ill. He has more than 25 years of environmental consulting experience, with expertise in soil and groundwater assessment and remediation, landfill permitting and compliance, petroleum and pipeline services, and environmental due diligence. A Certified Professional Geologist and Licensed Geologist in Illinois, Wisconsin and Tennessee, Kimpel earned an M.B.A. from Northern Illinois University and a B.S. in geology from Illinois State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists.
Rayburn heads the environmental services operations in LBG’s Houston office, providing comprehensive environmental consulting services for oil and gas sector clients in Texas and throughout the Southwest. He has more than 20 years of environmental consulting and management experience, including work on large due diligence projects for major oil and gas, pipeline, and industrial acquisitions as well as numerous multi-phased site investigations and remediation projects throughout the country. Rayburn holds a bachelor of science degree in natural resources and wildlife from Texas A&M University.