An experienced leader in the USACE consent process, Mr. LaCava successfully manages equipment and service subcontracts in accordance with Davis-Bacon, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)/Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and Weston’s Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) approved purchasing system procedures. 18+ years’ experience in contract and acquisition management and 20 years’ experience supporting USACE Omaha Special Projects at both program and TO levels. Participated and supported procurement audits and reviews under multiple federal Contractor Purchasing System Reviews (CPSR), and administered DCAA-compliant subcontract files to maintain company’s approved procurement system as required for federal prime contracting. He regularly participates and supports SB Program audits and reviews under the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), and administers procurements that comply with federal and corporate SB utilization goals. National Institute for Supply Management and Purchasing Management Association of Philadelphia member with the Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) professional accreditation since June 25, 2008.
Program Manager for Munitions Response
As Program Manager, Mr. Steigerwalt collaborates with senior management to drive strategic issues impacting Military Munitions Response Program and Operational Range Sustainment services. Leads Weston’s quality management system, which is accredited under the DoD’s Advanced Geophysical Classification Accreditation Program per ISO 17025:2005. For 16 years, he has managed and provided technical contributions for over $150M in environmental restoration projects. Proudly represented Weston for over a decade as a Member, Board of Directors at the National Association of Ordnance Contractors (NAOC) where he has also served in a number of leadership positions including President, Vice President and Chairman of the Technology Committee. As Principal Investigator for two DoD Environmental Security Technology Certification Program contracts, managed the development of underwater munitions detection technologies and oversaw geophysical classification Live Site Demonstrations geared toward technology transfer.
SVP, DoD Program Manager
MODERATOR- Environmental and Remediation Business Opportunities
Mr. Sanford has served in leadership positions for Weston’s Army, DoD, and Federal business programs for 17+ years. Instrumental in the growth and increased diversity of Weston’s DoD business. Joined Weston in 2001 following a successful Army career, which culminated with his service as Commander of the Tulsa District and Chief of Staff for the USACE. He retired from the Army as a Colonel and brings 40+ years of experience in senior leadership and management positions in the public sector. Registered P.E. in the State of Illinois; Fellow in SAME; member of the Army Engineer Association.
VP, Federal Growth Programs
Federal Program Manager
In roles such as Federal Program Manager, Client Service Manager, and Program/Project Manager during a career spanning 23 years, Mr. Vaughn has led projects involving complex environmental regulatory issues nationwide for DoD and Civilian Agencies, including site investigations, permitting, feasibility studies, and performance-based remedial program management/oversight. Expertise with Incident Command System (ICS) implementation under the National Response Framework, including extensive experience as Weston’s lead for some the largest federal responses in history (Shuttle Columbia, Hurricanes Katrina/Rita/Gustave/Ike, Joplin Tornado cleanup), as well as sole contractor to provide direct support to the National IMAT team in DC during the joint DoD and civilian agency response to a U.S. satellite deorbit.
SVP, Client Operations Director Federal West Region
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SVP, Client Operations Director Federal East Region
Navy Account Lead
As Navy Account Lead, Mr. Accardi maintains active contact with NAVFAC and the USCG, identifying and developing opportunities to support these clients to fulfill program requirements Weston can uniquely support. 43+ years of engineering, management and business development experience with environmental, civil infrastructure, vertical construction and energy projects for both government and private industry. John’s history with the Navy client includes the program management of contracts exceeding $150M. Extensive experience establishing and managing federal business development programs for which he has managed and authored $3.5+B in successful federal proposals for the U.S. Navy, USCG and other federal agencies, including individual procurements exceeding $900M. Leads the Capture process through long-term relationships with other environmental, design and construction contractors of all size categories, forming many winning teams. Involved in SBA Mentor- Protégé (M-P) Program since its formation. Leadership roles in SAME for 36 years where he is a member of the Academy of Fellows, currently an Elected National Director and Executive Committee member who has held many roles through the years, including Regional Vice President, National Director, Program Chair for a National Conference, Program Committee Session Chair for two National Conferences.
SB Program Manager/SBLO
Ms. Sherwood has managed Weston’s Small Business (SB) Program since 2007 and serves as Weston’s Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO). Weston’s SB Program encompasses contracts for the DoD and other Federal agencies, in addition to those for State and Local Government, and Commercial clients. Develops and manages subcontracting plans with aggressive utilization goals for all SB socioeconomic categories. 25+ years of Federal contracting and SB Program experience. Began Federal procurement career in 1991 as a Subcontract Administrator at the Idaho National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy Nuclear Facility. Assists Weston managers with strategic sourcing and teaming opportunities with qualified SB firms; leads subcontracting goal attainment; and serves the SB community through outreach and networking, one-on-one counseling, and mentoring assistance. Member of NCMA since 1991 and received Certified Professional Contract Manager (CPCM) designation in 1993, and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD) designation in 2013. Member of SAME Philadelphia Post’s Small Business Committee, the Chester County Workforce Development Board, Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity-Delta Upsilon Chapter, and serves on the DoD MidAtlantic Regional Council for SB Advocacy.
The County of Los Angeles Public Works recently hired Weston Solutions to prepare a Green Alley Water Quality Master Plan to assist in transforming alleys into greener, safer, and smarter community spaces. Although the Green Alley Master Plan is primarily aimed at enhanced water quality and ground water recharge, other project objectives include reduction of heat island effects, access to open space and recreation areas, crime reduction, and increased pedestrian and bicycle mobility. To complete this forward-thinking project, Weston will perform desktop research, GIS screening, cost estimates, and conceptual engineering design. Project completion is estimated in early 2020.”
Dr. Schriewer is a leader in microbial
source tracking of a wide variety of
environmental samples including
stormwater, sea water, fresh water,
sediment, sludge, and shellfish.) 15 years’
industry experience and a decade of
microbiology experience, particularly
detection of a range of bio-targets,
pathogens, fecal indicators, and source
identification markers via qPCR, PCR,
traditional culture methods and IDEXX.
Authored numerous technical reports and
peer reviewed scientific publications
regarding chemical and biological water
quality and the application of MST.
Ms. Dister is a leader in NPDES permit
implementation in Southern California, with
expertise in MS4 permit data assessment
and reporting, watershed planning, and
geographic information systems (GIS). 24+
years’ experience using GIS in diverse
natural resource, water resource, and
human health applications. Currently
engaged with multiple stakeholders and
watershed groups to manage compliance
reporting projects that provide high quality
reports, work plans, and GIS deliverables.
Mr. Lucera is leader in stormwater design
and water quality analysis with 26+ years’
experience. Deep expertise in Best
Management Practices (BMP)
effectiveness assessment; siting;
hydrology/hydraulics and construction;
public works engineering design;
stormwater permit compliance; feasibility
studies; plan checking and third-party
review. Client list has included local
Southern California cities and counties.
Ms. Huber is a leader in environmental
engineering and project management
supporting NPDES and TMDL programs in
southern California with 11+ years’
experience. Expertise in management,
collection and dissemination of
scientifically defensible water quality data.
Extensive experience with selection of
site-appropriate BMPs and facility
enhancement using green infrastructure
and IWRM-type design.
Ms. Mattson is a leader in stormwater
management with 12 years’ experience.
Expertise across CIMP implementation;
project management; program
implementation for County-led watersheds;
managing multiple special studies,
including bacteria source identification and
microbial source tracking studies; and
preparation of annual stormwater reports
for strategic clients.
An established leader within Weston for
developing our water quality capability
and driving high profile projects, Ms.
Crumpacker leads our water resources
practice in Southern CA. Recognized in
the industry for leadership in microbial
source tracking, stormwater, and complex
study design. 18 years’ industry
experience also includes regulatory
support, TMDL implementation, and
chemical fate and transport studies.