February 9, 2021 – Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc. (ECT) announces that Dean Harwood has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effectively immediately. With proven success in the areas of strategic and financial management in the engineering, construction, and consulting fields, he will be an integral part of the firm’s ongoing diversification and expansion efforts.
“As a company well positioned to capitalize on progressive investments in environmental management and sustainability trends, financial forecasting and resource planning is critical,” said President & CEO Bobbi Westerby. “Dean’s background across the financial and operations landscape is invaluable as we continue to grow and evolve with the market and regulation.”
For the past two decades, Harwood successfully advanced through financial, operations, and development leadership roles for large consulting organizations, including Parsons Corporation and Wood. His areas of expertise include strategic planning and development, M&A, financial management, and risk management.
At ECT, Harwood will lead the financial and business services groups, including accounting, facilities, purchasing, and contracting. Working from Charlotte, North Carolina, he will also engage the company’s board of directors, senior leadership, and project managers to increase performance through creative financial strategies, corporate efficiencies, and process automation.
Harwood holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Emory University as well as a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of North Carolina Charlotte. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and completed the Kellogg Advanced Executive Management Program at Northwestern University.
Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc. (ECT), is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm that provides practical solutions to complex challenges in power and energy, industrial, governmental, public-private, and real estate markets. With professionals across 23 offices throughout the United States, ECT provides expertise in the areas of natural resources, air quality, water resources, compliance, and site remediation. For more information visit the ECT website at https://www.ectinc.com/about-us