LEI Run for the Sun 5k

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(From left: Barb Brown, Ross Koella, Erin Gerber, Shelby Bush, Kurt Koella, Caitlin Callow)

LEI Staff participated in the Run for the Sun 5k on Wednesday, July 19. The Run for the Sun event brings campers, counselors, donors, families, friends, and sponsors together to raise awareness and support for Camp Sunshine. Camp Sunshine provides a summer camping experience for individuals with special needs. A big thank you to all who participated in supporting this worthy cause.

New LEI Vice President

Erin Gerber, Lakeshore Environmental

Erin Gerber, PE, has been named Vice President of Lakeshore Environmental, Inc.  In this position, Ms. Gerber will facilitate LEI’s team approach and oversee day to day operations for the company.  In addition to these responsibilities, she will continue to lead LEI’s Natural Resources Division, specializing in wastewater treatment, on-site management, and industrial compliance.  Ms. Gerber has established herself as an innovator and pioneer in the food processing industry as a champion of treatment efficiency and water reduction.

Ms. Gerber is a 2011 graduate of the University of Michigan, with a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering.  In 2016, Ms. Gerber attained licensure as a Professional Engineer in the state of Michigan.  Ms. Gerber is an active member of the Michigan Food Processors Association (MFPA) and currently serves as Vice President of the MFPA Suppliers Board.

New Professional Engineer Brandon Wright

BWW headshotLEI is excited to announce that we have hired a new professional engineer in our Grand Haven, Michigan office! Brandon Wright joins us from Nashville, TN where he has worked in civil and environmental consulting for 7 years. He has a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a concentration in Water Resources, and an M.B.A from the University of Phoenix.  Mr. Wright’s experience is in industrial storm water and wastewater compliance, treatment design, system troubleshooting, and treatability testing for biological, physical, and chemical treatment processes. For more information or to speak with Mr. Wright, please contact Lakeshore Environmental, Inc. at 1-800-844-5050 or visit their website at www.lakeshoreenvironmental.com.

Erin Gerber Now Professional Engineer

Lakeshore Environmental, Inc. congratulates Erin Gerber in recently obtaining her Professional Engineering license in the State of Michigan.  Ms. Gerber is a graduate of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan) and has been practicing Environmental Engineering since 2011.  Ms. Gerber’s engineering and consulting specialties include industrial and food processing wastewater treatment, water management, storm water management, permitting, and industrial compliance.  She is an active member of the Michigan Food Processors Association and currently serves as Vice-President of the MFPA Suppliers Board.

Ms. Gerber provides high quality, innovative solutions to client’s environmental concerns.  For more information, or to speak with Ms. Gerber, please contact Lakeshore Environmental, Inc. and 1-800-844-5050.

LEI Welcomes New Geologist Shelby Bush

LEI is excited to announce that we have hired a new geologist to work out of our Grand Haven, Michigan office! Shelby Bush is a 2015 graduate of Central Michigan University and has a BS degree in Geology with a concentration in hydrogeology. She also has a minor in mathematics, further strengthening our team in that area. Ms. Bush has experience in the environmental consulting industry having worked at an eastern Michigan environmental services firm. Ms. Bush’s expertise includes soil and groundwater sampling, drill rig oversight, Phase I and II ESAs.

New Project Geologist Joins LEI

LEI is pleased to announce that Shelby Bush has joined our Grand Haven office as a Project Geologist.  Shelby recently graduated from Central Michigan University with a B.S. in Geology.  She will primarily be working with our Food Processing Unit.  Her skillset will also be utilized to assist LEI’s LUST and ESA Departments.

LEI Welcomes Joy Fairfield to the Team

LEI is excited to announce that Joy Fairfield has been added to the LEI team!  Joy will be serving as an Administrative Assistant, primarily helping our accounting department.  She has several years of experience as an Administrative Assistant, holds a B.A. degree in English Literature, and has a background in editing.

LEI hires new Project Scientist

LEI has hired a new Project Scientist, Andrew DeLodder, to assist with the growing needs of our expanding ESA/Brownfield Department.  Andrew is a recent graduate of Northern Michigan University with a B.S. degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainability.  Prior to joining LEI, Mr. DeLodder worked at Tanknology as an Environmental Compliance Technician.