January 20, 2021 – Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc. (ECT) hired three professionals as part of its continued Southeast expansion fueled by client growth in the public and private sectors.

Chad Evenhouse joins the firm as Vice President of Market and Strategic Development, bringing a passion for consulting and organizational growth to ECT. As a consultant, Chad provides water and natural resources expertise to renewables, land development, and municipal clients both in the Southeast and nationally. In this role, Chad will capitalize on intentional growth opportunities for employees and clients in the Southeast through his business development, market expansion, and technical consulting expertise. Prior to joining ECT, Chad held growth-oriented roles both in consulting and client organizations. He has his Masters of Natural Resources from North Carolina State University and a BS in Geology from Calvin University with numerous wetland and stream professional designations.

Jason Lancaster joins as an Operations Director within the firm’s Natural Resources division leading a team working throughout Florida, the Southeast, and Gulf States. Working from the Tampa Bay region, Jason offers diverse geographic and market knowledge, with technical expertise including NEPA documentation, environmental permitting, ecological studies, wetland studies, water quality and rare-threatened-endangered species consulting. Jason is well-versed in regional and federal regulatory guidelines and leads the production of feasibility studies, implementation plans, risk assessments, and permitting plans for private industry. Jason has his MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics as well as his BS in Environmental Science and Policy from the University of South Florida and holds numerous designations including Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) and Certified Ecologist (CE).

Industry Talent Specialist Mitch Robinson joined the firm to create value through the development of client and talent opportunities. Prior to joining ECT, Mitch was a successful, specialized recruitment professional working with environmental and engineering talent in the Southeast. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University and works currently from the firm’s Orlando office.

“The opportunity to partner with the industry’s best is the most rewarding part of my job,” said President & CEO Bobbi Westerby. “We are growing by empowering our people to pursue their passions.”

About ECT
ECT provides environmental and sustainability consulting solutions to solve the complex needs of industry, government, stakeholders, and communities nationwide. With professionals in more than 25 states, ECT specializes in natural resources, ecosystem restoration, remediation, water resource initiatives, and sustainability programs requiring cutting-edge technologies, effective permitting strategies, and responsive project management.