CTEH® Adds Six Scientific Experts to its Internationally-Renowned Team
Promotes Two to Senior Roles
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Jan. 26, 2021) – CTEH® has added six employees to its internationally-renowned team of scientific experts: Jesse Cogswell, disaster recovery consultant; Larry Glass, Ph.D., MPH, toxicologist; Carey Neal, CHMM, senior consultant; Todd Shilt, CSP, industrial hygienist; Cassandra Smythe, disaster recovery consultant; and Andy Williams, senior consultant and director of insurance services. The firm has also promoted Scott Skelton, MS, CIH, to principal industrial hygiene and emergency response consultant as well as Jason Seals, OHST, to safety supervisor.
“CTEH prides itself on its deep, crisis-tested experience,” said Cory Davis, senior vice president of operations and principal consultant. “We are excited to build our unparalleled emergency response, disaster recovery and toxicology team in 2021.”
A former project manager and coordinator, Jesse Cogswell is well versed in the management and mitigation of disasters, emergency responses, and recovery projects. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University.
Dr. Larry Glass has broad experience in chemical product stewardship, including regulatory toxicology, epidemiology, risk assessment and risk management. An extensively published researcher, he has a PhD and master’s in public health from the University of Texas School of Public Health as well as a bachelor’s from George Washington University.
Carey Neal specializes in emergency response, compliance, construction and remediation for the railroad, pipeline, general industrial, chemical and oil and gas sectors. A Certified Hazardous Materials Manager and Certified Intermediate Firefighter, he maintains a Transportation Worker Identification Credential. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas.
Todd Shilt has more than two decades of experience in health and safety roles for the chemical manufacturing field. He is a Certified Safety Professional and holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene and safety from the University of Houston.
As an environmental scientist, Cassie Smythe has learned to mitigate and manage every stage of an emergency response. She focuses on rapid response, air monitoring, environmental sampling, data quality control, bio screening, project management and, most recently, COVID-19 services.
Andy Williams is a more than 25-year veteran of the insurance restoration industry, specializing in commercial-large loss mitigation projects. A former owner of a mitigation franchise, he has worked for an international dehumidification manufacturer and as vice president of operations for national restoration companies. He attended Kilgore College in Texas, where he studied fire protection.
Based in North Little Rock, Arkansas, CTEH® has nearly 200 employees in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Houston, Texas; Indianapolis, Indiana; Jackson, Mississippi; New Orleans, Louisiana; Portland, Oregon; San Antonio, Texas; San Diego, California; Saratoga Springs, New York; and Seattle, Washington.
A subsidiary of Montrose Environmental Group, CTEH® is a management, technology and science-based consulting firm providing a wide-range of response services including environmental data collection and management, GIS, safety, incident management, industrial hygiene, toxicology and human health consulting for the public and private sectors. For more information, visit cteh.com.