Phil Coop

Phil Coop, CHMM

Chairman of the Board
AB, History and Science, Harvard University (magna cum laude)
Phil is a master's level certified hazardous materials manager who coordinates EnSafe's technical and scientific efforts. He's a charter member of the Hazardous Material Control Institute and has managed numerous courses in hazardous materials and environmental projects. Phil's environmental management career began in 1978 and he co-founded EnSafe in 1980.
Don Bradford

Don Bradford, PG, CHMM, CPEA

President and CEO
BS, Earth Science/Geoscience, The Pennsylvania State University
Don has extensive experience in regulatory compliance, due-diligence assessments, merger and acquisition support services, corporate audit programs, soil and groundwater investigations, and environmental training courses. He led EnSafe's compliance services and due-diligence practice areas, providing regulatory consultation, interpreting complex regulatory issues, and fulfilling environmental permitting requirements for government and private-sectors clients. He joined EnSafe in 1996 and was appointed CEO in 2013.
Frank McInturff

Frank McInturff, PE

BS, Civil Engineering, Florida State University
Frank is a professional engineer and technologist whose dual focus includes remediation and information technology solutions. He joined EnSafe in 1993.
Ginny Davis

Ginny Gray Davis, PG

VP, Business Development
BA, Geology, Austin Peay State University (cum laude)
Ginny's focus is senior regulatory support, negotiations, and innovative, cost-effective approaches to investigation, remediation and environmental problem-solving. Additionally, Ginny leads business development efforts for EnSafe. She joined EnSafe in 1987.
Jeff James

Jeff James, PE

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Texas
Jeff is a senior civil engineer with specialized expertise in practical, cost-effective, and often innovative wastewater remedy solutions. He has led award-winning engineering projects, including the remediation of perchlorate contamination at Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant in McGregor Texas. His environmental experience centers on bringing solutions to clients’ difficult remediation projects. Jeff joined EnSafe in 1997.
Mike Palmer

Mike Palmer, CSP, CIH

Vice-Chairman of the Board
MPH, Public Health/Industrial Hygiene, University of Tennessee; and BS, Industrial Risk Management/Fire Science, Eastern Kentucky University
Mike provides oversight for all aspects of EnSafe's consulting services, including program development, risk analysis, hazard evaluations/auditing for industrial hygiene and safety issues, expert witness testimony, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration-related training. He joined EnSafe in 2000.
Mike Wood

Mike Wood

VP, Chief Financial Officer
BBA, Accounting, University of Memphis
Mike oversees all EnSafe administrative functions and provides support on projects with financial analysis components. He has audited underground storage tank reimbursement applications and consulted regarding compliance with Securities and Exchange Commission environmental disclosure regulations. He is EnSafe's Chief Financial Officer, joining the firm in 1991.
Bry Roberson

Bry Roberson, CHMM

BS, Biology, Western Kentucky University
Bry is an environmental, health, and safety consultant with broad and diverse experience. He has managed numerous environmental, health & safety projects of various types in both the U.S. and abroad. His specialties include environmental auditing/regulatory compliance, Clean Air Act compliance, site investigations, industrial hygiene, and regulatory liaison. He joined EnSafe in 1990.
Paul Stoddard

Paul Stoddard, PG

VP, Geologic/Field Services Group
BS, Biology; BS, Geology; and MS, Geology, University of Memphis
Paul has extensive experience in geologic/hydrogeologic processes supporting complete project and technical management, which include consultation, investigation, and remediation construction management. He joined EnSafe in 1987.
Brian Derry

Brian Derry

BS, Engineering, and ME, Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville
Brian is an environmental consultant who specializes in air quality, regulatory compliance, process safety management, and information technology solutions. Brian has hands-on project experience with refineries and ancillary facilities, chemical plants, and manufacturing operations. He joined EnSafe in 1993.
James Speakman

James Speakman, PE

Principal Emeritus
BS, Civil Engineering, Tennessee Technological University; MS, Sanitary and Water Resources Engineering; and PhD, Environment and Water Resources Engineering, Vanderbilt University
During his distinguished 28-year career at EnSafe, Jim directed numerous engineering and environmental projects involving multidisciplinary teams for industrial clients and Department of Defense agencies nationwide and overseas. A former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officer, he was program manager for a 13-year Navy contract under which EnSafe provided award-winning services for Installation Restoration and other environmental programs at Navy and Marine Corps activities. He continues to provide engineering support for projects requiring his unique expertise.
Leo Old


VP, Health and Safety Services
MS, Biomedical Engineering, University of Memphis BS, Chemical Engineering, Christian Brothers University
Leo is a senior safety engineer and industrial hygienist specializing in chemical process safety and fire safety. Leo also serves as a faculty member for the American Society for Healthcare Engineering. Leo is a registered fire protection engineer, certified safety professional, certified industrial hygienist, certified healthcare facility manager, and certified healthcare constructor. He joined EnSafe in 2011.
Jay Spence

Jay Spence, PG

Associate Principal
BA, Geology, Texas Tech University
Jay’s environmental career has included working for a regulatory agency, in industry, and the last 24 years with EnSafe providing consulting services in the areas of industrial and hazardous waste, petroleum management facilities and operations, and industrial wastewater and storm water management practices. His expertise includes conducting industrial and hazardous waste compliance evaluations, property assessments, and remediation. Jay also serves as Director of Client Relations within EnSafe’s business development group. Jay joined EnSafe in 1995.
Michelle Smith

Michelle Smith

Associate Principal
BS, Accounting, Christian Brothers University
Michelle is EnSafe’s Director of Finance and Project Controls, responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operations of EnSafe’s accounting systems, management of the accounting staff/department, and interaction with all divisions and branch offices within EnSafe’s corporate structure. Michelle has successfully managed several accounting software conversions and implementations resulting from EnSafe’s growth and acquisitions. She joined EnSafe in 1991.
Amy Spann

Amy Spann, PE, CHMM

Associate Principal
BS, Civil Engineering, Tennessee Technological University
An environmental engineer and regulatory compliance specialist, Amy has developed a reputation among our clients and colleagues for consulting excellence. She has conducted hundreds of multimedia audits, and is the EnSafe service area lead for compliance auditing. Amy has served as President of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) and currently serves as the engineering representative on the Tennessee Air Pollution Control Board. Amy joined EnSafe in 1998.
Shaun Winter

Shaun Winter, PG

Associate Principal
BS, Geology, and MS, Geography, Western Kentucky University
Shaun is a senior project manager/geologist who specializes in contaminant assessment, karst hydrogeology, remedial design, and overall client management. He has managed two projects that won awards in the ACEC of Tennessee’s Engineering Excellence competition — 2003 Grand Iris Award for a karst investigation using innovative, non-invasive techniques and the 2008 Grand Environmental award for the “recycling” of a Brownfields property. He joined EnSafe in 1996.
Kip Barnett

Kip Barnett

Associate Principal
BS, Environmental Science, University of Tennessee
Kip is EnSafe's corporate Quality Manager, driving our Think Things Through (T3) and Opportunity for Improvement (OFI) programs, both key components to EnSafe's continuous focus on quality. Kip is a senior environmental scientist/project manager specializing in multimedia regulatory compliance, due-diligence assessments for mergers and acquisitions, management consulting, soil and groundwater investigations, site remediation, and waste management. He joined EnSafe in 1997.
Derek Shadoan

Derek Shadoan, CHMM

Associate Principal
MBA and BS, Biology, Western Kentucky University
Derek is EnSafe's Corporate Sustainability Officer and Training Coordinator, driving both our commitment to sustainable business practices and continuous learning opportunities. Derek is a senior project manager who specializes in environmental and occupational safety regulatory compliance. He manages a wide range of environmental, health, and safety projects including multimedia compliance auditing, environmental due diligence, industrial hygiene, and environmental management systems (ISO 14000). He joined EnSafe in 1991.
Thomas Green

Thomas Green Jr, PE

Associate Principal
MS, Environmental Engineering, and BE, Civil Engineering, Vanderbilt University
Tom is an award-winning senior engineer specializing in water/wastewater facilities design and treatability studies, municipal solid waste landfill design, and asbestos program management. His innovative designs have earned him a Grand Iris Award in the 2002 American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee’s Engineering Excellence competition. He joined EnSafe in 1981.
Bayless Kilgore

Bayless Kilgore, CIH, CSP

Associate Principal
BS, Environmental Science, Western Kentucky University
Bayless is a senior safety professional who specializes in occupational hygiene exposure assessments and program management, as well as industrial safety compliance including auditing, program development, process safety management, and other safety consulting services. He joined EnSafe in 1995.
Dave Warren

David Warren, PG

Associate Principal
BS, Environmental Science/Geology, University of Virginia
David is a senior project manager and geologist specializing in large scale, complex assessment and remediation services for commercial and government clients across the Southeast. He is the business lead for EnSafe's Charleston, South Carolina office. Dave joined EnSafe in 2006.
Ric Federico, PG

Ric Federico, PG, CHMM, HEM

Associate Principal
BS, Geography, Western Kentucky University
Ric is a licensed professional geologist and senior account manager, specializing in the petroleum/underground storage tank market vertical. Joining EnSafe in 2001, his unique expertise includes assessment of karst hydrogeologic terrains, vapor intrusion, soil and groundwater remediation; environmental due diligence and Brownfields. Ric is currently the Business Lead for our Bowling Green, KY office.
Daryl Hernandez

Daryl Hernandez, PE, QSD

Associate Principal
BS, Civil Engineering, California State University
Daryl is a senior environmental engineer with nearly three decades of experience managing site assessment and remediation projects for municipalities, industrial and federal clients in Southern California. As a recognized Brownfields practitioner and EnSafe’s National Brownfields practice lead, he has served on the technical panel of the National Brownfields Conference for several years. Daryl is located in our San Diego, CA office. He joined EnSafe in 2002.
Thomas Wiberg, PG

Thomas Wiberg, PG

Associate Principal
MS, Geology, University of New Mexico; BS, Geology, Southern Methodist University; and BA, History, Southern Methodist University
Tom is a program manager and senior geologist with over three decades of experience managing assessment/remediation, regulatory compliance/waste management, and permitting projects. He is the business lead for EnSafe's Dallas, Texas office. He joined EnSafe in 2012.