Team

Dr. Rengasamy Kasinathan, Ph.D., MBA., PE(NY, NC and FL), DEE., RPIHFounder and President

Dr. Kasinathan is a professional engineer registered in New York, North Carolina, and Florida, with over 42 years of comprehensive environmental engineering experience. His experience includes obtaining hundreds of air, solid waste, and water permits for health care facilities, and universities including several Power Plants. He has undertaken many complex environmental issues and advised facilities of appropriate corrective actions, thus saving millions of dollars. Under his supervision, many hospitals and universities were brought into complete regulatory compliance with reference to the EPA’s Federal Clean Air Act and other stricter Rules.  He created the compliance tracking software (CompTrac), by which many of the EES clients are keeping their facilities in full compliance.  On a weekly basis, EES mitigates hundreds of Violations by legalizing the (non-compliant) operating sources by providing as needed engineering support. He created several proprietary calculations for use in assessing the NYC  local laws for sustainability,  greenhouse gas emission reductions.  During the peak Covid 19, Dr. Kasinathan  and EES team  played vital role  in obtaining emergency authorizations for the tents to accommodate the patients  in many hospitals.   He frequently speaks in conferences and seminars on the topics of energy, environment, digital economics, green buildings, sustainability, emission reductions and regulatory compliance, and has published several articles as well.

Education & Certifications
  • PhD., Bio Process Engineering, SUNY, ESF, Syracuse, 2017
  • MBA, Project Management, Fayetteville State University of UNC, 2018
  • MS., Energy and Atmospheric Science, New York University, 1987
  • BS., Chemical Engineering, Annamalai University, India, 1980
  • CEM (Certified Energy Manager)
  • LEED AP BD+C
  • DER 40 Certificate for  UST-NYSDEC – PBS
  • Fundamentals of Dispersion Computer Modeling Certificate
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E) in the states of New York, North Carolina, and Florida
  • Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist (RPIH)
  • Diplomate, American Academy of Environmental Engineers
  • National Council of Examinations for Engineers & Surveyors (NCEES)-Item Writer

Mr. Ramesh DeivasigamaniVice President, Technical & Administration

Mr. Deivasigamani has been with EES for over 20 years. As Vice President, Mr. Deivasigamani holds the primary responsibility of developing site plans, facility layout diagrams, and as-built drawings for all DOB, FDNY, DOH, DEC, DEP filings, attending DOB meetings and negotiating approvals, and representing clients at Environmental Control Board (ECB) hearings for violations removal. His administrative functions include project management, client coordination and as needed daily operations of EES.

Education & Certification

  • BS., Electronics and Communication, Madras University, India, 1993
  • Licensed DOB Filing Representative
  • Certified in radiation safety and monitoring, measurement technology, and machine maintenance of NITRON XRF Spectrum Analyzer

Ted KehleDirector of Business Development

Mr. Kehle is responsible to uncover companies that need assistance maintaining regulatory compliance. He is responsible for new and existing customer development, contract negotiation, onboarding, and quality assurance.  He also identifies suitable marketing campaigns and is responsible for their planning and execution.  Establishing suitable business partners in addition to the planning and execution of trade shows falls under his purview.

Education & Certification

  • B.S., Finance, Sacred Heart University

Ms. Michelle HanksSenior Project Officer/Office Manager

Ms. Hanks is responsible for proposal analysis and development, contract evaluation, financial projections, project administration, client coordination and as needed daily operations of EES. She provides project support and ensures that the projects are completed as per the deadline and within the budget, including contract negotiation and renewals. She regularly reviews permits renewals, accessing agency databases and advises project engineers for compliance update. She also assists the President and HR for new hires and as needed training.

Education & Certification

  • A.S. Office Technologies
  • NYS Notary Public
  • President 2022-2023 Rotary Club of Cortlandt Manor

Shannon AddisEnvironmental Associate

Shannon is responsible for Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC)  training needs. Along with the SPCC Training and Fuel Tank Audits she assists clients in obtaining their DER-40 (A/B Operator) certification in order to stay in compliance with state regulations. Shannon also handles scheduling fuel tank repairs and testing for our clients.

Education & Certification

  • B.A., Environmental Science, Purchase College – Purchase
  • NYSDEC DER 40 A/B Certified

Manal BarakatEnvironmental Engineer

Manal helps her customers stay compliant with federal, state and city agencies rules, including air permits filing, air emission calculations and annual reporting. Her responsibilities include NYSEPA compliance for Storm Water Pollution Prevention (SWPP) Plan in accordance with the NYSDEC SPDES Multi Sector General Permit (MSGP) for Stormwater Discharges. Manal is also, performing the quarterly cooling tower inspection for Prevention of Legionnaire’s Disease Cooling Tower Operation.

Education and Certifications

  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, Manhattan College – NY
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Alexandria University

Madalyn BozinskiEnvironmental Engineer

Madalyn works with clients to navigate the permitting process for various city and state agencies from beginning to end, including application preparation, engineering drawing review, and sign off. She also works to help clients mitigate and remove violations from all city agencies.

Education & Certification

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University
  • B.A. Political Science, Syracuse University
  • Class 2 Code and Zoning Representative – NYC DOB

Hannah BurgeEnvironmental Compliance Officer

Hannah works with facilities to help comply with federal, state and city agency rules, including permit filing, cooling tower compliance monitoring and reporting and annual reporting.

Education & Certification

  • B.A. Environmental Science, Saint Joseph’s University
  • Certified OSHA Environmental Specialist
  • 40 Hr. HAZWOPER Certified

Vaishali JainCode Compliance Officer

Vaishali works with clients to navigate the permitting process for various city and state agencies from beginning to end, including application preparation, engineering drawing review, and sign off. She attends DOB meetings, negotiating approvals and representing clients at Environmental Control Board (ECB) hearings for violations removal.

Education & Certification

  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, University of New Haven
  • B.E., Environmental Engineering, Government Engineering College
  • OSHA 30-Hr General Industry Certification
  • 4-Hr Dot Hazmat for General Industry
  • Certified Environmental Specialist
  • Class 2 Code and Zoning Representative – NYC DOB

Jared RandallSenior Project Engineer, Head of SPCC/Tank Compliance

Mr. Randall is responsible for engineering and capital improvement projects, providing specification assistance, regulatory compliance review, and project permitting services. As head of the SPCC department, he ensures clients are compliant with federal, state, and local agencies governing fuel storage.

  • Education & Certification
    • B.S., Environmental Resources Engineering, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry,
    • DEC, DER40 A/B Certified

Steven RengEnvironmental Engineer

Steven assists clients with ensuring safe and compliant operation of all ends of their combustion systems, from oil storage to air quality and emissions. He performs both on-site and office-based services, including visual smokestack emissions testing for boilers and generators, site audits, assistance with agency inspections, operator training, and preparation of engineering drawings and applications for filings with state and local agencies.

Education & Certification

  • B. Eng. Chemical Engineering, McGill University
  • USEPA Method 9 and NYSDEC DER-40 A/B Certifications
  • USEPA Method 9 Visible Emission Observation testing

Ahmed ShaheenProject Engineer – Air Quality

Mr. Shaheen is an Environmental Engineer with a diverse skillset, including air quality permitting, stormwater monitoring and hazardous waste management. His work in air permitting and regulatory assistance includes permit filing with federal, NY state and city agencies, compliance auditing, emission inventories, air quality dispersion modeling, Green House Gases monitoring and reporting, offsets analysis and strategic consulting. He conducts ASME performance testing for boilers and USEPA Method 9 visual smokestack emissions testing. Additionally, he works with clients to report energy data to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Education & Certification

  • M.S., Environnemental Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, The American University in Cairo
  • E.I.T.
  • LEED GA
  • USEPA Method 9 Visible Emission Observation Certification
  • USEPA Lead RRP Certification

Sucharitha SridharanEnvironmental Engineer

Sucharitha works with the Air Quality Team at EES. She assists clients to remain compliant with Federal, State and County Air Permit Requirements as required. Her role involves performing emission calculations, preparing Air Permit Applications for major and minor sources and timely submission of Compliance Reports. Her work also includes verbal and written interaction with permit regulators (NYSDEC, WCDOH) to ensure permit application review and issuance.

Education & Certification

  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
  • B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, Anna University

Christian VergaraEnvironmental Engineer

Christian is responsible for NYSDEC Air Facility Registration Application filling, NYSDEC Annual Hazardous Waste Report filling, Method 9 Testing, Boiler Performance Testing, and ASME Testing.

Education and Certification:

  • B.E., Earth Science and Environmental Engineering, City College of New York
  • USEPA Method 9 Certification

Divya VinayagamSoftware Product Manager

Divya has been instrumental in making sure that our copy written, proprietary software, CompTrac.is continually updated and fine-tuned. This ensures that new laws and changes in existing laws are part of the system functionality. Divya also analyses and manages client data to ensure accuracy.  All of her activities help our customers avoid violations and remain compliant with all agencies having jurisdiction including NYCDOB, NYCDEP, NYSDEC, NYCDOH, FDNY, WDOH and EPA

Education and Certification:

  • Master of Decision Analytics, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MBA, Lean Operations and Supply Chain Management, Christ University
  • B.E., Electronics and Communication Engineering, DMI College of Engineering
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGBC) – KPMG

Liz GambinoAccounting Manager

With a vast background in the banking industry, Liz has the analytical expertise required to provide our clients and subcontractors with detailed accounting of their projects.

Reporting directly to the CFO, Liz is responsible for all accounting functions, including monthly review of projects with Engineers, invoicing, and submission, as well as processing payments for monthly office expenses. Additionally, Liz manages accounts receivable and all related customer billing processes.  She works directly with Subcontractors and follows up on payments related to their projects, remitting payments on schedule.  She also reviews expense reports and prepares monthly and client-requested reconciliations.

Donna FatigateAdministrative Assistant

Donna is responsible for providing administrative support to the executive and engineering teams.  She assists with proposal preparation and tracking. She also supports our customers and business partners.

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