Our Project Managers have academic and/or technical degrees and all personnel are trained, licensed and certified in accordance with contemporary requirements for the environmental services sector.  We have performed over 1,800 Phase I and Phase II ESAs; removed or remediated over 600 underground storage tanks; closed more than 150 oilfield waste pits and trained hundreds of industry workers on hazardous material and OSHA/RCRA requirements.

Helen I. Hodges


  • M.B.A., University of Chicago - Valedictorian
  • M.S. Chemistry, University of Idaho - Presidential Honors
  • B.A. Physical Science; Minor Biology, San Jose State University - Great Distinction
  • P.G. Professional Geologist, Soil Scientist
  • EPA and state licensed Asbestos Inspector and Management Planner
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
  • Certified Asbestos Management Planner
  • Certified LPST Project Manager

Donald E. Hodges, P.E.

Director of Engineering

  • M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Tyler
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Tyler
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, Texas
  • HAZWOPER / HAZMAT (HM-126F) Certified
  • Licensed UST Installation and Removal Supervisor
  • PST Design, Installation, Repair and Removal
  • Remediation Design and Implementation
  • Storm Water, Detention and Drainage Specialist
  • Water, Sewer and Storm Water Utility Design
  • Soil/Groundwater Investigator

Jo Drake

Director of Compliance and Permitting

  • M.S. Environmental Management Biodiversity, University of Houston - Clear Lake
  • Environmental Assessments & Impact Analysis Specialist
  • NEPA Categorical Exclusions Professional
  • Phase I ESAs & Environmental Reviews Expert
  • Experienced in Technical Reporting and Permitting with USACE
  • DOT HAZMAT Trained
  • Asbestos Supervisor and Project Manager Accredited
  • Certified 40-Hr HAZWOPER Trained
  • Environmental Compliance Auditing Specialist

C. Blake Sanchez


  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering: Texas Tech University - Lubbock, Texas
  • A.S., Engineering: San Jacinto College District - Pasadena, Texas
  • Detention and Retention Pond Design and Compliance
  • Release Detection and Inventory Control Technology
  • 2D and 3D Mechanical Drawings

Patrick Kidd

Environmental Specialist

  • B.S., Sciences, Concentration: Physics, Texas Tech University - Lubbock, Texas
  • HAZWOPER 40-hour Certified
  • Phase I ESAs
  • Phase II ESAs
  • Data Usability Summaries / Data Validation
  • Technical Reporting
  • Compliance Inspections / Discharge Sampling

Dustin Keithley

Site Supervisor

  • EPA MAP Asbestos Inspector Accredited
  • Texas Licensed Asbestos Inspector
  • EPA Model Lead Inspector Certified
  • EPA Model Lead Risk Assessor Certified
  • Certified Specialized Diesel & Industrial Mechanic
  • Certified Automotive Technician
  • HAZWOPER Site Worker Certified
  • EPA Universal Certificate for HVAC Systems
  • DOT HM-181 Basic Hazmat Trained

Don Hodges, P.E.

Senior Engineer

  • M.B.A., The Executive Program, The University of Chicago
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Naval Flight School, First in Class
  • Crosby Quality College
  • Juran Quality Institute
  • Deming and SPC Quality Training
  • National Society of Professional Engineers
  • UST Installation/Repair/Removal Instructor