Environmental Consulting & Engineering Services - from Concept to Reality


October 2, 2017 – ESS is excited to announce the following changes and additions to our team:

matt ladewigMatt Ladewig, CLM was promoted to Senior Scientist and Practice Leader of ESS’s Ecological Science and Environmental Permitting practice. Matt has been with ESS for 11 years. He is a Certified Lake Manager (CLM) and ecologist with experience monitoring, modeling, managing, and restoring aquatic ecosystems. In his role as Practice Leader, Matt will manage a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, biologists, and resource planners in the holistic and systematic evaluation of marine and coastal resources, lakes and ponds, wetlands, watersheds, and wildlife habitats.

He will oversee the development of environmental impact reports and a wide array of environmental permit applications, using his scientific understanding to recommend appropriate management and mitigation strategies. Matt will also continue to guide many ESS resource sampling programs with customized field protocols and methodologies, and manage ESS’s freshwater and marine macroinvertebrate taxonomy services.

“Matt has consistently demonstrated his leadership qualities by example,” said ESS President & CEO Charlie Natale. “My deepest congratulations Matt, a shining example of career dedication and commitment to client satisfaction. I am excited to see his continued success at ESS.”

Stacey Snow-blurStacey Snow has joined ESS as a Senior Project Engineer. Stacey is a Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of environmental consulting, engineering, and environmental health and safety regulatory experience at academic, military, and industrial facilities. In her role at ESS, Stacey will support our industrial clients with regulatory compliance reporting and related needs, and will serve as another strong technical resource for our energy projects. Her consulting experience includes safety and environmental planning and reporting; regulatory compliance seminars and training; environmental, safety, and health auditing; air permitting and compliance; and risk management and contingency planning.

Kristen Sebasky-blurKristen Sebasky has joined ESS as a Project Scientist. Kristen has seven years of experience in environmental consulting, including supporting National Resource Damage Assessments (NRDAs) for multiple clients including the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). She managed a vast amount of multi-year, multi-disciplinary field data from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and contributed to the development of “DIVER Explorer,” a web portal that provides access to this data in mapped formats. Kristen also brings experience in project planning and coordination, as well as stakeholder engagement. She holds a BS from Brown University and a MS in Environmental Sciences and Policy from Johns Hopkins.