Environmental Consulting & Engineering Services - from Concept to Reality



"Having worked in the environmental consulting industry for years, I can see that what sets ESS apart is the high standard of quality we set for ourselves. We are constantly improving the way we do business, creating a better, more valuable experience for our clients and our employees."

Deirdra Taylor

Deirdra A. Taylor, CPA

Vice President & COO

Deirdra Taylor has more than 25 years of experience in business management in the environmental consulting and engineering industry. A respected leader in her field, Ms. Taylor has extensive experience in strategic planning and implementation, leadership development programs, financial and operational management, and merger/acquisition analysis and integration. She has a history of successfully developing and executing a number of profit initiatives that have enhanced operating and financial activities and led to significant increases of income.

As Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Taylor is responsible for ensuring that we continuously improve how we do business to the benefit of our clients and employees. She oversees the implementation of key operational initiatives and routinely works with senior management in developing and applying a conventional business plan that advances the company’s desired growth profile.

Related Experience

Weston & Sampson, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
AECOM/Earth Tech, Easter Regional Controller
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Audit Manager

Professional Affiliations

Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
American Council of Engineering Companies
Financial Executives International
Construction Financial Management Association


CPA, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1990
BS, Accountancy, Bentley College, 1987
Graduate of the Senior Executive Institute (SEI), American Council of Engineering Companies, 2007