Brett Bowyer, P.G.
Mr. Bowyer is a co-founder of Bowyer Environmental Consulting, Inc. (BEC). He has over 35 years of experience in the environmental field with a focus on subsurface soil and groundwater investigation and remediation. He has a proven track record for practical innovation and achievement with respect to obtaining no further action (NFA) and site closure from EPA, DTSC, RWQCB and local (city and County) agencies. Mr. Bowyer has successfully implemented programs for a diverse set of client sectors including oil and gas, chemical, electronics/semiconductors, aerospace, land development, food processing, transportation, banking/insurance, entertainment and metal fabrication. His work has involved the investigation and cleanup of VOCs, metals (including hexavalent chromium), PCBs, pesticides, petroleum hydrocarbons and emerging chemicals, such as perchlorates and PFCs. He is an expert at strategic planning and agency negotiation and has served as the technical lead for several large scale multi-party investigation/remediation programs. Mr. Bowyer has also served as an Expert Witness for several complex and high profile litigation cases.
Zachary Gilmer, P.E.
Mr. Gilmer has a Bachelor’s degree in BioResource and Agricultural Engineering from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He has over 12 years experience in the environmental field and is a Professional Engineer. Mr. Gilmer has served as the project manager on a wide variety of projects and programs, involving diverse environmental concerns and client objectives. His remedial experience has included in and ex situ soil vapor extraction, bioremediation, air sparging, free product recovery, soil stabilization, groundwater pump and treat operations, chemical oxidation/reduction, and vapor mitigation. Mr. Gilmer has successfully negotiated with various regulatory agencies and supported site closures with the United States and California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)(CalEPA), California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), California State Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB), and Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE).
Danny Dolan, P.G.
Mr. Dolan has a Bachelor’s degree in Geology/Engineering Geology from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master’s degree in Geology from California State University, Long Beach. He has been with BEC since 2015 and is licensed as a Professional Geologist. Mr. Dolan has designed and implemented a variety of subsurface investigation and remediation programs, utilizing technologies such as groundwater recirculation, chemical reduction, vapor intrusion/mitigation, and soil vapor and groundwater extraction. He has provided key strategic support on behalf of environmentally impacted commercial/industrial and retail sites, and assisted in obtaining Site closures and NFA decisions from various agencies, including the RWQCB, DTSC, and LA County Fire Department. Mr. Dolan has a diverse technical skill set, including data mapping (ArcGIS), three-dimensional plume modeling (Rockworks), and fate-and-transport modeling for both soil (Sesoil) and groundwater (MODFLOW).
Thomas Inada, E.I.T.
Mr. Inada has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from California State University, Fullerton. He joined BEC in 2017 and currently serves as a Project Engineer. Mr. Inada has implemented soil, soil vapor and groundwater investigations, and has overseen construction of vapor extraction programs and automated chemical injection systems. He has also participated in hands-on operations and maintenance, and data analysis for remediation systems. Mr. Inada is skilled in AutoCAD, GIS, and data management utilizing Microsoft Excel and Access.
Steven Monroy, C.E.S.
Mr. Monroy has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from University of Colorado Boulder. He joined BEC in 2019 and currently serves as a Staff Scientist. Mr. Monroy has superintendent experience in erosion control, reclamation, habitat establishment, storm water management, groundwater extraction systems, soil and groundwater sampling, and heavy equipment operating. Mr. Monroy is competent with various computer programs including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, GIS, and Adobe Illustrator.
Hannah Bertsch, E.I.T.
Ms. Bertsch has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering with a minor in Sustainability from San Diego State University. She joined BEC in 2020 and currently serves as Staff Engineer. Ms. Bertsch has experience overseeing drilling, soil sampling and logging, groundwater sampling, and operations and maintenance of various soil vapor extraction systems. She is competent with various computer programs including GIS, AutoCAD, Rockworks, AQTESOLV, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access.
Ms. Ortega has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from California State University, Long Beach and is in the process of obtaining her Master of Business Administration from University of California, Davis. She joined BEC in 2021 and currently serves as Business Development Manager. Ms. Ortega has experience in employment law, human resource management, financial planning, and marketing.
Mr. Wood has a Bachelor’s degree in Geology and Biology from Smith College. He joined BEC in 2021 and currently serves as a Staff Geologist. Mr. Wood has experience overseeing drilling, soil sampling and logging, groundwater sampling, and operations and maintenance of various soil vapor extraction systems. Mr. Wood is competent with various computer programs including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, GIS, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop.
Mr. Garcia has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from California State University, Long Beach. He joined BEC in 2022 and currently serves as Staff Engineer. Mr. Garcia has experience conducting environmental monitoring during large-scale grading programs, has performed oversight and quality control checks during the installation of remedial systems and has performed operation and maintenance in association with vapor extraction, and other remedial systems. He is competent with various computer programs including AutoCAD, GIS and Microsoft Excel.