Native Environmental LLC Company Profile Phoenix Arizona 602-254-0122
NATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL KEY PERSONNEL
KIMBERLY RIGGS – OWNER
Kimberly started Native in 2000 and was essential in conceptualizing the business model that still exists today. Kim is an Arizona native whose family established a large and successful construction firm in the valley. With a long history of construction knowledge, accounting, business, and customer service experience, Kim is responsible for all aspects of the company’s office, personnel, and financial management including accounts payables and receivables. She also works closely with our on-call CPA (specializing in construction accounting) for the businesses’ accounting needs. This relationship has helped our company thrive in the current competitive business market.
JON W. RIGGS – GENERAL MANAGER
Jon started Native Environmental in 2000. Jon has estimated and planned large-scale government, industrial, school and commercial projects in throughout the United States including; Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii, Colorado, California, New Mexico, Texas and Nevada. Jon has been in the abatement industry since 1986 and has developed an excellent working relationship with clients and regulatory agencies. Jon oversees the day-to-day operations in the Phoenix office. He is directly responsible for meeting with clients and analyzing needs for asbestos and lead abatement, microbial decontamination and demolition projects. Jon also works closely with project management in scheduling and overseeing projects to ensure complete customer satisfaction. Jon assists the estimators to guarantee the best possible bid pricing and satisfaction of our clients. Jon was a former Board Member of the EIA and is an active member of the EIA, IAQ and Professional Estimators Association.
RANDY MADDOCK – ESTIMATOR
Randy is senior estimator with extensive experience in the environmental hazards abatement and remediation industry, and has been with Native since 2001. He has hands on experience estimating and managing abatement projects of all types and sizes. His knowledge in managing skilled and professional staff including team development for complex projects is very creative. His experience in acquiring opportunities, overseeing complex construction, environmental and remediation projects including negotiating contracts has been his greatest strength
DAVID KNUTSON – GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT
David oversees all assigned projects to ensure they adhere to our high standard of work, safety, and communication. He also provides an experienced point of contact for our customers for any concerns that may arise during the course of the project.
David has been in the environmental / construction industry since 1993 and has successfully managed many of our largest projects. He has led crews of up to 90 workers on an individual project, and has worked on a wide range of projects including mine sites, educational facilities, nuclear power plants, and large resort renovation projects.
David holds the following certifications:
AHERA Contractor Supervisor
MSHA 5000-23 Training
Confined Space Training
40 HR. HAZMAT
30 HR OSHA
TODD COHAN – PROJECT MANAGER
Todd has managed environmental remediation projects ranging from single family residences to projects at schools, military facilities and large manufacturing facilities. Todd keeps detailed schedules and project tracking to ensure NESHAP notifications are up to date, and all sampling, NEAs, fit tests and badging are up to date.
Todd also has an undergrad degree in Emergency Management and has an OSHA 10 General Industry Safety and Health Certificate, as well as an AHERA Contractor/Supervisor Certificate.
CHAD CECIL – PROJECT MANAGER
Chad manages all Mining and Civil projects, and assists in some estimating. His extensive knowledge and experience as a management professional ensures our clients will receive high quality services with safety and cost efficiency as the primary focus. He is able to define, communicate, and fulfill project goals and break complex issues into manageable parts. He has estimated and managed an array of construction projects in his 22 year career, including several multi-million dollar ventures.
Chad holds the following certifications:
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
B.S. Landscape Architecture, 1997, GPA 3.85
Central Arizona College, Casa Grande, AZ
A.A.S Plant Science, 1993. Dean’s List
TAMARA CHMIELEWSKI – OFFICE MANAGER
Tamara is our Office Manager who handles a wide range of administrative and technical task as well as oversees mine specific paperwork. She has been working in this field of work for over 17 years and was a previous owner of multiple companies in multiple states. She obtained her KB-2 Dual Residential and Small Commercial license in 2009.