EMC-Engineers/Scientists is fortunate to have very experienced team members, most of us having worked together since the 1990’s. Our collaboration provides a high level of professionalism, able to serve the private, commercial, manufacturing, port and marina, government and financial communities.
Rick Gates is a registered Geologist, geochemist and environmental scientist who has been engaged for the past 30 years in a broad range of projects requiring his skills in geotechnical investigation and modeling, subsurface investigation and environmental cleanup, laboratory analysis and inferencing, surface and groundwater hydrogeology and consultation.
Lorraine Akin is a trained office manager and accountant, with 23 years’ experience as a business owner, purchaser, employer and investor.
Jack Akin is a licensed professional engineer and environmental scientist, trained and experienced in civil/environmental engineering works, bio-engineering, environmental assessment/cleanup, FEMA funding/grant writing, port & harbor engineering and permitting.
James Harrell is an environmental engineer with more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing, consulting and water system construction, with a knowledge base that includes chemistry, regulatory compliance RE hazardous materials/waste, permitting, ESAs, agricultural irrigation design, pumping systems, hydraulics and water treatment for public water systems. Other skills include ARC-GIS, CAD and MS Office products.
Joel Woodward, an EMC associate, has been working with the firm for decades. Joel is a very skilled architectural and engineering computer-aided drafting and design professional.
Michelle M. Erwin
Marketing and Communications
With over 15 years of marketing and communication experience, Michelle brings a unique blend of awareness and conviction to the EMC team.