Name:   J. Clark Hearn
Title:   President/Principal
Director of Company Operations
 
CERTIFICATIONS/APPLICATIONS/EDUCATION:
  • Environmental Effects of Electromagnetic Waves
  • Environmental Enforcement Policies of the E.P.A. - American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1992
  • Environmental Law Seminar - CLE; Washington, D.C., 1990
  • Hazardous Waste in Real Estate Transactions - CLE; Denver, CO, 1989
  • Subsurface Geological & Hydrogeological Concepts for the Petroleum Explorationist - Government Institute, Inc., 1983
  • Member: American Society for Testing and Materials
  • Member: Life Member of National Registry of Who's Who - 1997
  • Member: Nature Conservatory
  • Member: Colorado Hazardous Waste Management Society
  • Member: REO Managers Association of Colorado
  • Member: Second Air Division Association - Eighth Air Force
B.A. History, University of Texas at Arlington
History/Pre-Law Program, University of Texas at Austin
 
BACKGROUND:
 
Mr. Hearn has extensive experience in the interface of technical environmental considerations to the practical and pragmatic business considerations of those persons involved in real estate transactions. Mr. Hearn's experience in the coordination of these technical and practical efforts on over 5,000 sites of all types gives him a businessman's understanding of the objectives of each individual client. Mr. Hearn also has the established ability to integrate the particular requirements of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD, or ASTM into those client objectives whenever necessary.
 
Mr. Hearn has been involved in due diligence research since 1978. Following ten years of experience in acquisitions due diligence in the petroleum industry, Mr. Hearn commenced providing environmental real estate assessments to the business community in 1988. Since that time, Mr. Hearn has been directly involved in the environmental real estate due diligence process on behalf of various federal, state, and county agencies, real estate developers and brokers, attorneys and law firms, and major banks and other national lending institutions. Additionally, in 1990, Mr. Hearn was invited to conduct a seminar for the examiners of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
 
Mr. Hearn's previous training and experience in petroleum subsurface geology and hydrology concepts also provides an excellent base of experience in environmental concerns regarding subsurface environmental contamination and remediation.
 
Clients with whom Mr. Hearn has worked over the years have included the U.S. State Department, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Coopers & Lybrand, Wells Fargo Credit Corporation, Lomas Financial Group, and other major national and regional concerns.
 
Mr. Hearn's outside interests include hiking, cycling, golf, flying and vintage aviation. Mr. Hearn is also an active participant in a number of various historic organizations including the World War II Era Preservation Society, Colonial Williamsburg, and the Museum of the Confederacy.
 

 
Name:   Kit Walther
Title:   Senior Project Manager
Pacific Northwest
 
CERTIFICATIONS/APPLICATIONS/EDUCATION
  • MDSL Division Administrators Award for Outstanding Performance
  • MDSL Certificate of Achievement
  • International Science Fair Teacher Commendation Award
  • Phi Sigma Biological Honorary Society
  • National Science Foundation Grant Recipient
  • Strategic Environmental Management Systems (NWMA)
  • Hazardous Materials and Emergency Spill Control (DOT)
  • Toxics Chemicals in the Environment (SCE)
  • Pesticides and Public Health (CDC)
  • 40-Hour Health and Safety Training, 8 Hour Supervisor Training, CPR
M.S.T. Biological Sciences - University of Montana
B.S. Zoology - University of Montana
 
BACKGROUND:
 
1997- Present   Environmental Assessment & Remediation Corp.   Redmond, WA
Senior Project Manager
Provide real estate Phase I environmental assessment, and environmental permitting and compliance services to clients, including mortgage lenders. Conducting Phase I environmental assessments on commercial real estate properties in the Puget Sound area.
 
1995-1997   Hart Crowser, Inc.   Seattle, WA
Regulatory Compliance Associate
Conducted extensive environmental due diligence evaluations, facility audits, regulatory analyses, and environmental permitting reviews relating to mining and mineral processing for banking institutions, industry, and government clients in the United States and abroad (Mexico and South America).
 
1990-1995   PRC Environmental Management, Inc.   Seattle, WA
Environmental Scientist
Evaluated major facility operations, hazardous waste cleanup projects, and abandoned industrial sites for compliance with RCRA, CERCLA, and relevant federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, and guidelines. Provided NEPA/SEPA and environmental planning expertise to federal, state, and local governments, private industry, and governments abroad (Philippines and Indonesia).
 
1987-1989  
Montana Department of State Lands   Helena, MT
Chief, Hard Rock Mining Bureau
Directed statewide permitting, licensing, and enforcement of hard rock mining and mineral exploration projects. Improved, directed, and oversaw all procedures for permitting and licensing; inspection and enforcement; reclamation bonding; environmental policy act determinations.
 
1981-1987   Montana Department of State Lands   Helena, MT
Chief, Environmental Analysis Bureau
Directed the environmental impact statement program for major new hard rock and coal mine projects and expansions. Streamlined the rigorous process of independent environmental analyses and shortened permitting timeframes with new procedures. Coordinated federal, state, and local agency participation and negotiated competing interests of industry and special interest groups.
 
1978-1981   Montana Department of Health and Environmental Sciences   Helena, MT
Environmental Specialist, Water Quality Bureau
Prepared the statewide non-point source pollution control program plan, and developed and administered a grants program to fund priority local non-point source pollution control projects in agriculture, construction, urban development, forestry, and mining. Evaluated performance of grants, and cooperating federal, state, and local agency's implementation plan efforts.
 
1976-1978   Montana Department of Health and Environmental Sciences   Helena MT
Information Officer, Water Quality Bureau
Established public support for the statewide non-point source pollution control program. Organized and presented public meetings and workshops and prepared multimedia materials.
 
1971-1976   Montana Department of Health and Environmental Sciences   Helena, MT
Pesticides Specialist
Promoted awareness of the environmental, health and safety risks associated with commercial and home use of pesticides. Investigated the effects of pesticide use and misuse on public health and the environment in Montana, and established special health, safety, and environmental services to reduce exposure to pesticides in the work place and potential for environmental contamination.
 
1967-1970   Missoula and Darby High School Districts, Montana
Biology and Earth Sciences Instructor
Instructed Biology, Advanced Biology, Earth Science, and Geophysical science. Promoted student participation in science fair projects, and sponsored a high performing student at the International Science Fair (First Finalist) in Baltimore, Maryland.
 
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