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 25 years of experience in management, sales, and marketing in environmental consulting and contract operations business. Prior to his appointment as CEO, he was Senior Vice President and Manager for the Operations and Management Business Center, overseeing a business group of 200 employees, operating over 45 plants throughout the United States.
Guy Wm. Vaillancourt, P.E., President
Mr. Vaillancourt's 30-year career has focused on CERCLA, RCRA, and State-led hazardous waste investigations and remediation. He has provided expert testimony on contaminant fate and transport and costs associated with remedial activities for more than a decade.
David Remick, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Remick has over 15 years of experience in senior financial leadership and other management positions for global environmental and life science companies, in addition to a “Big 4” public accounting background. He works with the rest of the leadership team to implement the firm’s strategic vision and identification of strategic partnering, alternative financing and acquisition opportunities for the firm and its clients. He is also responsible for developing, planning, budgeting, and directing the company’s Information Technology strategy, and coordinating the Management Information Systems department’s operations.
Thomas Francoeur, Consulting Business Center Manager
Mr. Francoeur serves as manager of the firm’s consulting business, responsible for the internal management of our Corrective Action and Real Estate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management Consulting, and Industrial Engineering business groups. He has 20 years of experience in environmental consulting.
Steven Niro, Operations & Management Business Center Manager
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.
Brent Bridges, P.E., Chief Learning Officer
Mr. Bridges brings nearly 30 years of experience in civil and environmental consulting and management to his role as the firm's Chief Learning Officer. He 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. Brent oversees the firm’s HR strategic initiatives, including process improvement, staff development, recruitment, retention, performance management, compensation, and benefits.
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. She is a Certified Professional Services Marketer through the Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), a past president of SMPS Northern New England, and the incoming chair of the SMPS National Technology Committee.
Shannon Eyler, CSP, CIH, Health & Safety Director
Ms. Eyler has 19 years experience in regulatory compliance and environmental, health and safety management. She is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction, and management of the company Health & Safety Program and for 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 with 15 years of experience, 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. She has over 30 years of experience.