Bill Korreck, President
Bill Korreck founded Global Environmental Engineering in 1992 and has over 30 years of experience in environmental consulting. He oversees all engineering and consulting services and all contract negotiations and bid and proposal preparations for Global. Korreck’s project experience includes consulting for the oil and gas industry, manufacturing facilities, underground storage tank sites, telecommunications tower sites and commercial real estate transactions. Korreck’s expertise includes evaluation and characterization of contaminated sites, recommendations of remediation techniques, interaction with regulatory agencies on behalf of the client, implementation of remediation plans and environmental regulatory compliance. Additionally, Korreck has provided expert witness testimony for numerous litigation issues that involved environmental issues or liability.
Education: University of Michigan, B.S. Environmental Engineering
Certifications: 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER, Enbridge Safety Orientation, SORA Training, LPS Safety Training
Andrew Girard, General Manager
Andrew Girard has diverse experience in construction, operation and maintenance and regulatory reporting for groundwater and soil remediation systems. In addition to remedial systems, Girard has experience with hydrogeologic investigations, groundwater modeling, and regulatory compliance reporting. Girard has obtained closure for numerous Part 201 and Part 213 sites across the state.
Education: Albion College, B.S. Geology
Certifications: 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER, Hydrogen Sulfide Safety Training, Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator B-3b, Enbridge Safety Orientation, SORA Training, Industrial and Construction Storm Water Operator, LPS Safety Training
Jill Auger, Senior Project Manager, P.E.
Jill Auger joined Global Environmental Engineering in 1995 and is currently a senior project manager directing environmental engineering operations for both Global’s Traverse City and Holly offices. Her responsibilities include project management on jobs involving wastewater treatment, groundwater and soil investigations remedial activities and regulatory reporting. Auger has worked on investigation and remediation projects for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), underground storage tank removal oversight and regulatory compliance, and institutional controls as a means of closure for multiple sites. Auger also has experience in administering and consulting for Brownfield programs, telecommunication tower preconstruction activities, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments and Baseline Environmental Assessments.
Education: Michigan State University, B.S. Civil Engineering with Environmental Option
Certifications: Professional Engineer – Michigan, 40 Hour OSHA 40 HAZWOPER, and Michigan Certified Underground Storage Tank Professional (CP), Industrial or Commercial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator B-3b, LPS Safety Trained
Chris Griffin, Senior Project Manager, P.E.
A licensed professional engineer and senior project manager at Global Environmental, Chris Griffin has diverse experience in research and implementation of civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering activities. With over 30 years of engineering experience, his knowledge of innovative contaminant remediation techniques has contributed to the successful completion numerous contaminant reduction projects by Global. In addition to remedial system design, Griffin also has significant experience with environmental compliance and permitting (air, soil, water) and has completed numerous site-specific environmental audits.
Education: University of Michigan, M.S. Civil Engineering, B.S. Environmental Science
Michigan Technological University, B.S. Biology
Certifications: Professional Engineer – Michigan, 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER, Michigan Certified Underground Storage Tank Professional (CP), Industrial & Commercial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator B-3b(75), Enbridge Safety Orientation, SORA Training, LPS Safety Training
Julie Robbins, Senior Project Manager
Julie Robbins, senior project manager at Global Environmental Engineering, has over 10 years of professional experience with Global and is responsible for the completion and oversight of asbestos building inspections, management plans and environmental assessments. Most notably, Robbins has been involved with these inspections for the Genesee County Land Bank Association (GCLBA) under various contract awards since 2006. Her experience includes the completion of National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) Asbestos Building Surveys, Phase I and II environmental site assessments, baseline environmental assessments, environmental assessments and remedial investigations.
Certifications: Asbestos Building Inspector, Asbestos Management Planner, Certified Industrial Storm Water Operator, and 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER
Josh Peters, Staff Geologist
Josh Peters first worked with Global on the Kalamazoo River remediation project installing water treatment systems and as a wastewater treatment operator. He is also experienced in environmental due diligence projects including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, soil and water quality sampling, and groundwater monitoring and analysis. As a staff geologist at Global, Peters also prepares asbestos investigation reports and conducts asbestos and hazardous material inspections.
Education: University of Toledo, M.S. Geology. Albion College, B.A. Geology
Certifications: 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER, SORA Training, Enbridge Safety Orientation
Josh Boren, Staff Geologist/Laboratory Analyst
Josh Boren is a staff geologist and laboratory analyst for Global Environmental Engineering where he conducts inspections on foreclosed or tax-reverted houses and commercial buildings for asbestos containing materials and hazardous materials including mercury switches, PCB ballasts, and flammable liquids. He then analyzes the samples using polarized light microscopy in Global’s NVLAP accredited laboratory. Additionally, he managed the supervision and operation of a 12,000 gallon per minute wastewater treatment system as part of a dredging operation to remediate impacted sediment in the Kalamazoo River. Boren holds a bachelor’s degree in geology from Albion College
Education: Albion College, B.S. Geology
Certifications: 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER, Enbridge Safety Training
NIOSH 582 Air Quality
Mike Matosz, GIS Specialist/Staff Technician
Mike Matosz’s is a staff technician and GIS specialist for Global Environmental. His responsibilities include environmental sampling on a variety of different sites and internal IT management. He is experienced with soil and water sample collections, Geographic Information Systems using ArcGIS software, remote sensing, and AutoCAD designing and operating including functional space diagrams and drawings. Matosz also conducts Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment drawings with AutoCAD site map designs that include all required features and asbestos surveys. Matosz holds a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University in geographic information systems.
Education: Eastern Michigan University, B.A. Geographic Information Systems
Certifications: 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER, Certified Asbestos Building Inspector, First Aid/CPR/AED Training, Industrial Storm Water Operator
Desiree Yaksic, Operations Support
Desiree Yaksic has been employed by Global Environmental Engineering since June 2005. She is responsible for ensuring operations within the organization are executed smoothly. Yaksic maintains office correspondence and assists management in planning and establishing environmental objectives. She is experienced with internal office procedures, reporting activities and assisting in asbestos building inspections and reporting. Yaksic is certified in advanced asbestos identification from the McCrone Research Institute which allows her to act as a laboratory technician in Global’s analytical laboratory.
Certifications: 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER, First Aid/CPR/AED Training, Asbestos Building Inspector, Advanced Asbestos Identification from McCrone Research Institute
Haley Hulwick, Administrative Assistant
Haley Hulwick acts as an administrative assistant in the Traverse City office conducting administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors. Hulwick’s primary responsibilities include fielding telephone calls, accounts payable and receivable, and quality control and assurance for company operations. Hulwick conducts fieldwork as an Environmental Technician including contractor oversight, data reduction, weekly operation and maintenance of a Superfund Water Treatment System, and monitoring levels of Light Non-Aqueous Phase Liquids in monitoring wells at Home Heating Oil Releases. Hulwick also assists in managing and maintaining field equipment and fleet vehicles.
Certifications: Enbridge Safety Training, LPS Safety Training, First Aid Training