Ms. Rivard began her career as a bench chemist working for a national environmental laboratory.  She has 30 years of experience specializing in analytical and technical analyses of organic and inorganic data and the QA/QC of those analyses.  Analytical and technical analyses of organic and inorganic data includes EPA Contract Laboratory Program (CLP) and SW-846 methodologies; data validation, management, and reporting for federal, state, and industrial clients; analytical laboratory procurement, contracting, coordination, and auditing; decision analysis; and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis.  Ms. Rivard strengths encompass preparation of Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs), including the new Uniform Federal Policy for Quality Assurance Project Plans (UFP-QAPP) required for Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), and Department of Defense (DOD) sites.   Ms. Rivard has demonstrated strong communication skills and familiarity with field investigative techniques and protocols, has broad experience in CERCLA and RCRA characterization, remediation, and risk assessments, and is currently involved in several Superfund and RCRA sites across the U.S.  Ms. Rivard also serves as the Atlanta POD Health and Safety Coordinator.

Ms. Rivard’s has a B.A. in Biology.

Mr. Oehrig is an Environmental Engineer specializing in data processing and analysis of large datasets.  His skill set includes database design and management, geographic information systems (GIS) with geospatial and geostatistical data processing and analyses, statistical analyses and data visualization in R, project management, and performing sampling techniques across matrices including soil, sediments, surface water, and ground water. He has also been involved with large-scale environmental and statistical modeling and provided data analysis for support in multiple litigation cases. Mr. Oehrig excels managing and analyzing large datasets while extracting meaningful information and making difficult technical information understandable.

Mr. Oehrig has translated his past experience in designing and building communication satellites into the sector of remote data collection and telemetry system design. Mr. Oehrig has been involved with designing, building, and deploying systems for remotely monitoring environmental sensors which will automatically collect and aggregate data on central dashboards for users to utilize.  These systems have currently been deployed in multiple municipalities as well as large-scale aquaculture farming.

Mr. Oehrig earned a M.S degree in Environmental Science and a B.S. in Physics Engineering.

Ms. Wurzel has a unique combination of more than 35 years of field, technical, regulatory and strategic consulting experience. She has coordinated and managed large cross-disciplinary consulting work that includes risk assessment, geographic information systems (GIS), geostatistics, decision analysis, toxicology, air toxics, forensic chemistry, and general Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) consulting. Creator of the industry-leading NewFields data communication product, she has also pioneered the use of Macromedia® Flash technology for technical communication in environmental consulting. Ms. Wurzel has a B.S. in environmental health and an M.P.H. in toxicology.

Ms. Wallace has 20 years of experience with environmental liability litigation, management of historically contaminated sites, regulatory compliance of water systems, environmental database construction and management, and the visualization and analysis of environmental data using geographic information systems (GIS), 3D visualization, and animation. Ms. Wallace is a problem solver and enjoys both big-picture management and detail-oriented work. She specializes in the consolidation of disorganized datasets into easy-to-use, consistent and reliable databases.

Mr. Wild is a specialist in the management, analysis and presentation of environmental data. He developed the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and data management tools that are the foundation of NewFields’ business model. He also provides hands-on training for environmental project and technical managers for both NewFields and with the United States Navy Civil Engineer Corps Officer School (CECOS). He has over 24 years of experience in the environmental field and specializes in geostatistics, decision analysis, water resources, and GIS as well as extensive experience in Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) characterization, remediation, and strategic planning. Mr. Wild has served as an expert or testified in numerous state and federal cases across the county. Mr. Wild’s B.S. is in environmental engineering and his M.S. is in civil engineering.

Dr. Rouhani is a specialist in environmental statistics, geostatistics, and data analysis with skills that provide an excellent complement to the NewFields team. A noted authority in his field, Dr. Rouhani has authored numerous technical publications, including American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidance, and US Navy guidance documents. As a hands-on manager, he has successfully directed a large number of projects involving complex data analysis efforts. Dr. Rouhani currently serves as an adjunct professor for the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. He also serves as an editorial board member for Environmental Forensics of the Association for Environmental Health and Sciences. Dr. Rouhani earned his B.S. in civil engineering and B.A. in Economics, and he has his M.S. and Ph.D. in environmental sciences.

Mr. Moura is located in the NewFields Brazil Rio office and specializes in Engineering with focus on Environmental Risk Management. He is currently managing environmental projects in the State of Rio Grande do Sul and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tiago Moura is a registered engineer in Brazil with over 5 years of professional experience in the environmental field. Principal work involves the use of geographic information systems (GISs) and dynamic environmental databases for risk management, cost control and remediation of contaminated sites. Use of decision analysis for successful negotiation with regulators and establishment of realistic Site closure metrics. Recent remediation projects involve soil excavations, contaminated sediments removal and treatment and groundwater chemical oxidation for different multinational clients present in Brazil. Mr. Moura is fluent in both English and Portuguese. He has a B.S. from Universidade Federal de Viçosa, MG, Brasil.

Mr. Hall offers over 35 years of experience managing multidisciplinary environmental projects with expertise ranging from strategic planning to detailed process and civil design and construction management. His specialty is data and environmental systems analysis, decision analysis, remediation system design, and strategic planning. Over the past 15 years, he has specialized in the application of decision theory for managing complex environmental liabilities portfolios in public, private and Non-governmental organization (NGO) sectors. The approach he pioneered has been employed on more than 1000 sites at both project-specific and portfolio-wide levels. Mr. Hall has worked on well over 1000 restoration and resource development projects in the United States and in over 50 other countries. He has worked on the design of regional water resource management systems throughout the US, Australia, the Middle East, and Africa. His experience in the field of remediation and restoration includes the characterization and remediation of pesticides, metals, petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and Dioxins. He has also served as the data pattern analyst and decision analyst on approximately 50 expert technical review panels for the US Army, US Air Force, and US Navy. Mr. Hall’s degree is in civil engineering.

Mr. Odle is a professional engineer and partner at NewFields and has over 20 years of experience with database and GIS development and analysis for the management of environmental liabilities. Mr. Odle has provided planning, design, and remediation for 100s of environmental projects and landfills throughout US, Brazil, and approximately 20 countries. The projects include Federal Superfund sites, RCRA sites, and many high-profile contaminated sites. He has brought many contaminated sites to closure. Mr. Odle uses database, GIS and other visualization and spatial analysis tools to effectively communicate technical issues to the public and project stakeholders. Recent work of Mr. Odle has included development of large databases for analysis of environmental metrics on global scale for industrial groups.

Mr. Odle has an M.S. from North Carolina State University and a B.S. from The University of Memphis.