Experience, Expertise, Insight: Our Principal Team

 

GeoInsight, Inc. employs a diverse team of highly qualified scientific and engineering professionals, allowing us to match our skills and expertise to your needs. We also have a profound understanding of the regulatory and legal environments. In fact, we excel at articulating the rationale for a selected approach. And, if necessary, we're happy to astutely negotiate on your behalf with regulatory agencies and the other parties involved.

 

Brian D. Kisiel, P.G.

bdk.jpgBrian, President of GeoInsight, is certified as a Professional Geologist in the State of New Hampshire, and has more than 30 years of experience in the environmental consulting industry. He specializes in evaluating and implementing remedial strategies to address impacted soil and ground water, with highly specialized expertise in the petroleum industry and petroleum-related issues. He has participated in numerous response actions under state regulations throughout New England, and he is highly experienced in formulating site closure strategies in accordance with the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP). Mr. Kisiel has also assisted a number of clients with complex pre-acquisition due diligence assessments involving numerous properties in a single transaction. His current focus in working with clients includes development of site compliance and closure strategies, evaluation of remedial options, design and cost estimates, interaction with clients and regulatory personnel, peer review, and business development. Mr. Kisiel received a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1977.

 

Christene A. Binger

CAB.jpgChristene Binger has 16 years of experience and specializes in effective project management, steering projects to end points, and meeting client objectives for budget, schedule, and quality.  Christene manages GeoInsight’s Littleton, Massachusetts office.  Christene has completed projects in many different environmental settings in New England and within various state and federal environmental programs.  Her work has focused on the investigation, assessment, and remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, heavy metals and polychlorinated biphenyls.   Christene coordinates due diligence activities and has completed assessments using American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) guidelines for Transaction Screen Assessments (TSA), Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (Phase I ESA), Phase II Subsurface Investigations, and All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI) evaluations to assist clients with evaluating environmental liability and property development cost estimating.  Christene maintains a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators license that supports her leadership operating groundwater extraction and treatment systems. Christene has managed operation and maintenance (O&M) of groundwater extraction (GWE), soil vapor extraction (SVE), and oxygen injection remedial systems, and implemented in situ chemical oxidation remedial techniques. She received her Master of Science degree in hydrogeology in 1997 from Washington State University.

 

Michael F. Dacey, P.G., L.S.P. 

MFD.jpgMike manages GeoInsight’s regional office located in Manchester, New Hampshire. With 27 years of experience, Mike provides clients with technical expertise in contaminant fate and transport, evaluation and selection of remediation alternatives, State and federal environmental regulations, air discharge evaluation and permitting, secondary containment and spill contingency planning, and geothermal well and well field design.  Mike has directed over 250 assessment and remediation projects throughout New England.  In his capacity as a Licensed Site Professional in Massachusetts and Professional Geologist in New Hampshire, Mike has provided regulatory oversight and strategic thinking on numerous projects in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  He has also been a key regional account manager for several major petroleum and national industrial customers.   He received his Master of Science degree in geology from the University of Rhode Island in 1989.

 

Jeffery W. King, L.E.P.

jwk.jpgJeff manages GeoInsight's Middletown, Connecticut office. He has more than 15 years of professional experience in environmental science and consulting and is a Licensed Environmental Professional in Connecticut.  Jeff applies his environmental knowledge and experience to achieve practical, cost-effective outcomes in environmental site assessment and remedial program strategy, remediation system design and operation, hydrogeologic investigations, regulatory compliance assistance, water supply development and permitting, and the regulatory closure of properties under various State and federal programs.  He has provided these services on sites with complex histories and environmental conditions including:

  • assessment and remediation of chlorinated solvents, aromatic hydrocarbons and other petroleum constituents, polychlorinated biphenyls, and inorganic compounds;
  • assessment and remediation of separate phase and dissolved phase hydrocarbons;
  • ground water fate and transport of dissolved phase and inorganic compounds;
  • pre-demolition and renovation surveys of industrial buildings for residential reuse; and
  • assisting clients with redevelopment and beneficial reuse strategies for large commercial and industrial properties.

Jeff graduated from Saint Joseph’s College in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science.   

 

Michael C. Penney, P.E., L.S.P.

mcp.jpgMike, GeoInsight's Director of Engineering, has over 30 years of experience in geotechnical, environmental, and civil engineering, and is a licensed professional engineer in the states of New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. His extensive experience with thousands of intrusive site investigations gives him exceptional familiarity with the subsurface geologic characteristics of New England. He leverages this knowledge base for clients in efficient, effective execution of an extensive range of geotechnical and geo-environmental evaluations, reports, design applications and forensics relative to foundations, soil conditions, ground water control, and contaminant remediation. This experience has led to thorough knowledge of construction codes and hazardous waste, solid waste, and other environmental regulations for the New England states. He is an expert in the subjects of stormwater control, treatment, and compliance, and has conducted multiple stormwater management training seminars. The work completed for his clients includes complex permitting applications involving new site work, site redevelopment, and solid waste. . Mike also provides expert witness services for numerous engineering disciplines. Mr. Penney graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. 

 

Michael J. Webster, P.G., L.S.P.

mjw.jpgMike has 30 years of experience in environmental consulting and is a licensed professional geologist in the states of New Hampshire and Indiana. Mr. Webster serves clients involved in contaminated sites by directing environmental characterization and risk evaluations, remedial investigations, and remedial feasibility studies. He has provided these services for sites with particularly complex conditions that have included multiple aquifer systems, the migration of separate-phase product, and the natural degradation of chlorinated and aromatic hydrocarbons in ground water, employing sophisticated ground water flow and contaminant transport simulation tools. Mr. Webster also has substantial experience completing environmental due diligence assessments and third party reviews associated with technical and regulatory requirements for impacted properties and portfolios of properties. Mr. Webster has used this experience base to provide expert testimony and litigation support associated with environmental assessment, remediation, and regulatory compliance. He graduated from Boston College in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology, and received a Master of Science degree in Geology from Boston College in 1986.

 

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