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
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
Trevor D. Painter, Project Engineer
Mr. Painter has completed remedial investigations and contractor oversight as part Professional Services Contracts with the State of Michigan. He has experience operating water treatment systems utilizing granular activated carbon. Mr. Painter has also conducted groundwater modeling as well as groundwater contamination fate and transport modeling. Mr. Painter also prepares Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Phase II Investigations and Baseline Environmental Site Assessments for Global.
Education: Michigan State University, B.S. Environmental Engineering
Certifications: OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER, Engineer in Training (E.I.T), Industrial or Commercial Wastewater, Treatment Plant Operator B-3b (75), Enbridge Safety Training, SORA Training, Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation, Whiting Contractor Safety, LPS Safety Training, TransCanada Safety Training.
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