Woodard & Curran’s corporate leadership develops long-term strategy and provides oversight of business operations, market development, and employee relations. Members include:
Douglas McKeown, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. McKeown has extensive experience in management, sales, and marketing in the environmental consulting and contract operations business. Prior to his appointment as CEO, he was Senior Vice President responsible for overseeing the firm’s Operations & Management Business Center.
David Remick, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Remick is a senior financial leader with a management background from global environmental and life science companies in addition to “Big 4” public accounting firms. He works with the rest of the leadership team to implement the firm’s strategic vision and identify strategic partners, while overseeing alternative financing and acquisition opportunities for the firm and its clients. In addition to leading the Finance team, he is responsible for oversight of the Management Information Systems department’s operations.
Thomas Francoeur, Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Francoeur is responsible for the firm’s technology plan and strategy, working with other leaders in the firm to ensure that the technology applied supports the objectives and goals of the organization. He is focused on driving business process improvement and innovation through technology. Prior to his appointment as CTO, he was in charge of operations for the firm’s consulting practice.
Brent Bridges, P.E., Chief Learning Officer
Mr. Bridges focuses on the development of our people and knowledge sharing across the firm to foster the growth of Woodard & Curran staff and to maximize performance to better serve clients. A highly regarded Client Manager and Project Manager, he also oversees the firm’s HR strategic initiatives, including process improvement, staff development, recruitment, retention, performance management, compensation, and benefits.
Eric Carlson, Innovation & New Ventures
Mr. Carlson works with the Strategic Business Unit leaders and the rest of the leadership team to explore and identify market and technology trends in order to drive growth opportunities. He discovers and tracks investments and new ventures that support the firm’s strategic plan, while instilling innovation as a core value of the firm.
Joseph Barbagallo, PE, BCEE, Municipal & Institutional Strategic Business Unit Leader
Mr. Barbagallo is responsible for management, oversight, and strategic direction of the firm’s Municipal & Institutional Strategic Business Unit, which includes water, sanitary wastewater, site-civil, and instrumentation and controls businesses. He is a civil engineer with decades of experience on infrastructure, development, and asset management projects.
Duff Collins, PG, LSP, Environment & Remediation Strategic Business Unit Leader
Mr. Collins coordinates and sets strategy for business development, project delivery, and internal management of the firm’s Environment & Remediation Strategic Business Unit, which includes compliance and corrective action businesses. He is a technical expert who has been heavily involved in the development of the state remediation programs in Massachusetts and New Jersey.
Mike Curato, PE, Industrial & Commercial Strategic Business Unit Leader
Mr. Curato leads the firm’s Industrial & Commercial Strategic Business Unit, which includes industrial wastewater and industrial manufacturing process engineering services, providing overall management and setting the strategic direction for the group. He is an engineer with decades of experience helping clients address civil and environmental engineering challenges.
Karl Kasper, CG, TREC Strategic Business Unit Leader
Mr. Kasper is responsible for the integration of TREC, Inc., acquired in 2013, with Woodard & Curran’s overall strategic plan and business processes. He is a geologist with extensive experience with complex site remediation projects, including major Superfund cleanup efforts.
Steven Niro, Operations & Management Strategic Business Unit Leader
Mr. Niro has over 27 years of experience providing technical assistance in the areas of water chemistry, biology, and sludge disposal. He has a national reputation as a technical specialist in water, groundwater remediation, and wastewater and is a certified water treatment facility operator.
Miles Walker, PMP, LEED AP, Energy & Power Strategic Business Unit Leader
Mr. Walker leads the firm’s Energy & Power Strategic Business Unit, which includes natural gas engineering, permitting & ecological services, power engineering, renewable energy, and smart grid services. He has led project development efforts for a variety of innovative ventures, including a $35M advanced biofuels startup and an award-winning carbon sequestration technology project.
Jennifer Andrews, CPSM, LEEDGr, Marketing Director
Ms. Andrews is responsible for directing the firm's marketing efforts, including proposals, graphics, events, market research, and content marketing. She also works to support clients in developing project-specific marketing materials and guides the firm’s overall business development process.
Shannon Eyler, CSP, CIH, Health & Safety Director
Ms. Eyler is a regulatory compliance and environmental health and safety management professional who is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction, and management of the company’s Health & Safety Program. She also oversees the development of the Health & Safety team and initiatives.
Bruce Nicholson, Esq., Director of Risk Management
Mr. Nicholson is responsible for oversight of the firm’s proposal and project risk assessments and contract reviews. An environmental attorney, he also serves as corporate counsel.
Althea Masterson, Corporate Communications Manager
Ms. Masterson manages corporate communications programs reaching employees, stockholders, regulators, communities local to our offices, and the public at large. She also directs the firms corporate giving program.