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Fitzgerald, Georgia, 31750, United States
March 10, 2011

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Strategic Planning Global Operations Risk Management


Certified Hazardous Material Manager

OSHA Compliance-General Industry

Waste Management/Waste Minimization Experience

Certified Teacher


DOT Regulations

HAZWOPER FDA Regulations

Incident Command System Proven Leadership


Problem Solving Ability ISO

9001/ISO EMS 14001

Facility Audits Wastewater

Treatment Operations

Senior Environmental Health and Safety Professional with approximately 20

years of progressively increasing responsibility nationally and in Mexico.

Served on a national Environmental team for the United States Department

of Energy evaluating chemical usage in third world countries. Developed

corporate training programs for 147 contact lenses/lenses facilities.

Performed EHS audits of facilities and contractors.


Essilor Laboratories of America, Dallas, TX

May 2006 - 2010

Corporate Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

. Lead the completion of job safety analyses of task to identify regulatory

requirements and risk at laboratories. Identified controls to minimize

risk to the organization.

. Audited laboratories annually for compliance with regulatory

regulations and corporate programs; identified non conformances;

developed programs of corrective actions; trained and implemented new

programs; and monitored/tracked success.

Key Accomplishments:

Developed a corporate program to reduce hazardous material registration

to only two. The annual savings is $30,000.

Identified and developed methodology to remove lead contaminated tape

from lenses. Tape became non hazardous waste and resulted in over $100K

annual saving.

Large laboratory failed FDA audit. One month was given to establish a

complete quality program. Lead a team that successfully developed a

program that met FDA requirements within the timeframe.


Essilor of America, St. Petersburg, Florida (Manufacturing Facilities)

January 1999

Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Engineer for 5 manufacturing


. Implementing regulatory requirements for FDA, OSHA, and EPA at

Essilor's 5 major manufacturing facilities (4 in the United States and

one in Puerto Rico). Directed facility Environmental Health and

Safety personnel concerning regulatory compliance.

. Evaluated programs, developed criteria, established new programs to

meet criteria, and monitored for success as part of continuous


Key Accomplishments:

Developed filtration system to remove lead from process wastewater that

resulted in $100K annual savings.

School Board of Polk County, Bartow, Florida January 1997-Januray


Environmental and Safety Compliance Manager

. Developed, implemented, and monitored all safety, health, and

environmental programs, including Hazardous Communication, Lockout/Tag

out, Accident Investigation, Fire Safety and all other general safety

programs for 110 schools.

. Responsible for developing and implementing compliance programs for

110 schools

. Managed 14 wastewater treatment facilities for 14 school systems.

Key Accomplishments:

Developed and initiated a plan to remove asbestos from all schools within

ten years.

Lockheed Martin Corp., St. Petersburg, Florida January 1992-

October 1996

Waste Management/ Waste Minimization Manager

. Implemented environmental/safety programs to ensure compliance with

both the Corporation's and the Department of Energy's Environmental

Programs and applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

. Collected, controlled, and coordinated disposal of radioactive waste,

mixed waste, and hazardous waste. Characterized all chemical process

byproducts to identify chemical composition for safety, proper

handling, and final disposal.

Key Accomplishments:

Organizations received the largest Cost Plus Award fee given by the

Department of Energy for meeting Savannah River Plant's radioactive waste

acceptance criteria. Developing a quality program allowed the facility to

remain open for manufacturing.

Received US EPA Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award in 1993.

Won Governor's Environmental Education Award 1995.


General Electric Neutron Devices, Inc., Largo, Florida May 1981-December


(Contract management changed from General Electric to Lockheed Martin).

Waste Management Department Manager

Career began as an analytical chemistry technician and progressed to

Department Manager. Career reflects several promotions with increasing


. Responsible for implementing an environmental program that ensures

compliance with both the Corporation's and the Department of Energy's

Environmental Programs and applicable federal, state, and local

regulations. Managed a staff of 35 employees with an annual budget of

eight million dollars.

Key Accomplishments:

Developed and implemented a 7 Point Chemical Reuse Plan to reduce, reuse,

or eliminate chemical through alternative means other than disposal that

resulted in $500K annual savings.

Developed a closed loop hazardous waste treatment and testing system that

resulted in over $100K annual savings.

Coffee Regional Medical Center, Douglas, GA


Studyed Nosocomial infections.


Master of Science, Management/Leadership, (MS) Troy State University,

Troy, Alabama

Bachelor of Science Biology/Chemistry, (BS) Georgia Southwestern

University, Americus, GA

Associate of Arts in Chemistry, (AA) South Georgia College, Douglas, GA

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