managing director resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

An accomplished professional with over 24 years of experience in environmental consulting and community relations. Highly experienced in project management, client interaction and stakeholder engagement. Managed multiple high-profile investigation and remediation projects from both the public and private sectors, including commercial clients, public utilities, the Federal Government, industry and real estate developers. Demonstrates diverse project experience including performing Phase I environmental site assessments, developing site characterization and Phase II investigation strategies, analyzing site characterization data, assessing risks to human and ecological health and the need for remediation, developing remediation and mitigation strategies for minimizing risk, producing remediation cost estimates and obtaining regulatory closure or approval. Proficient at maintaining project deliverable schedules and budgets for large and complex projects. Effective collaboration with clients, internal teams, and regulatory agencies to identify areas of risk, develop overall project strategies to fit stakeholder goals, maintain effective communication and determine how to mitigate and manage issues. Consistently recognized as a highly organized performer with proven success managing simultaneous projects and initiatives while delivering a high-quality product.

  • Portfolio project management
  • Management of environmental risk and liability
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Deliverable oversight
  • Relationship building with internal teams, regulatory agencies and key stakeholders
  • Local, federal and state environmental permitting strategy and management
  • Managing complex projects with an attention to detail
  • Strategic planning
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Team building, training, mentoring, leadership, and the ability to influence others
  • Friendly, compassionate, and easy to work with
Work History
Managing Director, 04/2022 to Current
East West Bancorp, Inc.New York, NY,

As Managing Director, responsible for the successful leadership and management of the company operations, projects, people and ventures to maintain and grow business. Support project management, business development and staff management to steer the company to the most profitable direction while implementing vision, mission and long-term goals. Currently supporting the following activities:

  • Develop comprehensive community outreach campaigns through the creation of easily understandable and engaging collateral materials, that authentically engage communities at a meaningful level
  • Build significant relationships in the community and with key stakeholders, including regulatory agencies, to gain wide-spread support of client projects
  • Prepare and give presentations to internal executives, clients and stakeholders
  • Oversee and direct external environmental consultants to support site assessment and remediation activities on various sites to support redevelopment
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Seek out and establish new strategies, tactics, targets, employees and prospects
  • Prepare well-written, easy to evaluate and appealing proposals that comply with customers bid instructions, respond to the requirements and issues that drove the procurement and present an effective and competitive strategy
  • Forecast labor demand plans and create scalable staffing strategies to build infrastructure and to ensure team resource capabilities and meet business demand
  • Assist with recruiting, training and employee retention
Principal Environmental Scientist, 06/2002 to 03/2022
Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc.Dripping Springs, TX,

Served as a Principal Environmental Scientist for a large, international environmental consulting and engineering company. Responsible for the management of several sizeable, complex and high-profile environmental projects. Skilled at planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating environmental projects within specialty areas. Successfully managed the environmental risk and liability for a client portfolio with an annual revenue of approximately 7 million dollars. Oversaw and implemented all aspects of projects including, but not limited to, the following activities:

  • Managed several phases of remedial investigations to delineate lateral and vertical extent of chemicals of concern in groundwater, surface water, storm water, sediment, soil, soil gas and indoor air as a result of former operations from industrial manufacturing facilities
  • Assessed risks to human and ecological health due to the presence of contamination in various environmental media
  • Oversaw biological habitat assessments and radiological and geophysical surveys
  • Developed and implemented remediation programs to address contamination
  • Produced plans and reports for submittal to the California Regional Water Quality Control Board and Department of Toxic Substances Control
  • Coordinated Public Participation Plans, community interviews and public workshops with client and regulatory agencies to focus on impacted communities and key stakeholders
  • Led negotiations with local, regional, state and federal regulatory agencies to develop strategies to achieve remediation and closure of contaminated sites
  • Prepared high-dollar cost estimates and complex project schedules
  • Managed the selection of, procurement and performance of various subcontractors
  • Responsible for supervising staff to ensure project goals and objectives are being met, staff are advancing in their careers and to limit employee turnover
Project Scientist, 02/1998 to 06/2002
Uribe & AssociatesCity, STATE,

As a Project Scientist, responsible for collection, compilation and interpretation of environmental data from groundwater, surface water, storm water, sediment and soil for large and complex field efforts. Activities performed:

  • Collected environmental samples using a variety of innovative sampling techniques
  • Oversaw hollow-stem auger, direct push, sonic and cone penetrometer drilling activities
  • Managed various forms of monitoring well installations
  • Supervised offsite disposal of waste and materials for large projects
  • Acted as team leader for large field investigation activities throughout California
  • Conducted operation, maintenance and monitoring of groundwater treatment systems and large-scale bioretention systems applied to highway stormwater runoff
  • Oversaw National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit compliance, compliance training and inspections
  • Contributed as co-author to multiple monitoring, and characterization reports, including data integration and interpretation; preparing text, tables, and maps for remedial investigation work plans, reports and health and safety plans
Bachelor of Science, Marine Ecology - Conservation: , Expected in 06/1997 to University of California - Berkeley, CA,
: Additional Course Work - Marine Parks Management, Expected in 07/1996 to Boston College - School For Field Studies - Turks & Caicos Islands,
  • Wood E&I Certified Project Manager
  • Erosion Sediment and Storm Water Inspector
  • HAZWOPER 40 Hour
  • HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher
  • CPR and First Aid

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School Attended

  • University of California
  • Boston College - School For Field Studies

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  • Managing Director
  • Principal Environmental Scientist
  • Project Scientist


  • Bachelor of Science, Marine Ecology - Conservation

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