ECT2 is comprised of highly qualified, experienced professionals with skills in project evaluation, planning, design, coordination, implementation–and the myriad of steps involved in these processes. We have the unique combination of capabilities and nationally recognized experts to “problem solve” all facets of your project requirements.
Steve Woodard, Ph.D., P.E., brings over 33 years of experience in water and wastewater treatment to the ECT2 team where he currently leads as Chief Innovation Officer. Currently focused on commercializing synthetic media technology targeting PFAS, 1,4-dioxane, specialty VOCs, and other emerging contaminants, his responsibilities include leading research and new product development, providing technical leadership on all projects, proposal development, intellectual property, and communication with the engineering and remediation communities. Due to his subject matter expertise and industry development success, Steve has delivered many presentations and participated in expert panel discussions across the globe. Steve holds 16 patents for technology developed in the implementation of various systems and methods for treating water, wastewater, groundwater and vapor. He has also authored multiple publications including journal articles and textbook chapters related to his industry knowledge and expertise. Steve holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Purdue University and is a licensed Professional Engineer.
Andy Bishop, P.E., brings over 21 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he is a company co-founder and currently leads as SVP, of Product Commercialization. Prior to co-founding ECT2, Andy worked in various engineering and management positions for companies such as CWT/Siemens Water Technology, Nestle Waters North America, and Woodard & Curran. Andy is a certified Professional Engineer in the State of Maine and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University.
William Dow brings over 15 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he currently serves as the team’s US General Manager. Prior to joining ECT2, William worked in various Engineering and Management roles for companies such as CP Kelpo, Shaw Group, and Metso Paper. William is a member of the Project Management Institute, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the International Society of Automation. Additionally, he is a licensed Professional Engineer and Project Management Professional. William holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maine.
Daniel Florez brings over 16 years of industry specific experience to the ECT2 team where he currently serves as our Director of Key Accounts. He is a technical business development professional leading sales and project delivery teams with the primary responsibility of delivering long-term, sustainable solutions for clients. Prior to joining the ECT2 team, Daniel worked as Principal Engineer for Mars Inc. Daniel is a licensed Professional Engineer in Maine, Georgia, and through the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying as well as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) through the Association of Energy Engineers. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maine and a Master of Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Michael Nickelsen brings over 30 years of industry specific experience to the ECT2 team where he works as VP, Research and Development. He specializes in treatment technologies with emphasis on the development, engineering, design and application of oxidation and synthetic adsorbent technologies. Prior to joining ECT2, Michael worked in a variety of scientific positions for industry related companies. Michael holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Chemistry from James Madison University and Old Dominion University, respectively. Michael is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Water Works Association, and Sigma Xi. Aside from authoring over 41 scientific papers in peer reviewing professional journals, he is also an inventor on several environmental process patents.
Joe GwarjanskiVP, Product Development and Optimization
Joseph Gwarjanski brings over 28 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he leads as Global Product Director. He specializes in manufacturing innovative technology and design-build solutions for the treatment of 1,4-dioxane, perfluorinated compounds, and other emerging compounds. Prior to joining ECT2, Joe worked in similar management and engineering roles for companies such as Haley & Aldrich, Siemens Water Technology, Cambridge Water Technology, Zajac LLC, Nason Mechanical System, and Dead River Company. Joe holds an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical HVAC from Southern Maine Community College and Auto Cad 2D and 3D course certification from Central Maine Community College. He is licensed Master of 1-6 Oils, Solid Fuel, Plumber, Propane/Natural Gas, and High Pressure Boiler Operator in the State of Maine. He also is an ASME Certified Medical Gas welder/brazier and has both a MSHA Certification and TWIC USA Certification. Joe is titled co-inventor listed on two US Patents for industry relevant products.
Marilyn Sinnett brings over 14 years of experience in consulting and manufacturing environments to the ECT2 team where she serves as Vice President of Design and Product Engineering. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Maine, her technical focus is on the mechanical design of water and vapor treatment systems including synthetic media vessels, steam generation systems, cooling systems, and automated control. Marilyn holds a Professional Engineer license in eight states across the U.S. and is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). In 2018, Sinnett, along with colleagues, authored and was featured in a publication titled Perfluoroalkyl Substances in the Environment: Theory, Practice, and Innovation. Since then, she has presented on similar topics at multiple professional conferences across the globe.
Dale Wynkoop brings over 27 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he currently works as the VP of Strategic Accounts, leading teams responsible for the sustainable treatment of emerging contaminants in various waters. Prior to joining the ECT2 team, Dale was the Vice President of Veolia Water Technologies Standard Products Group where he was responsible for the business development success of industrial water treatment products, including media filtration, ion exchange, and reverse osmosis systems across North America. Dale holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University.
Brian Frewerd brings over 20 years in the water, wastewater, and biosolids industry to the ECT2 team where he serves as the VP of Global Business Development. Under his leadership, the business development team strives to provide sustainable treatment solutions for emerging contaminants. Previously, Brian worked for companies such as Parkson Corporation and Veolia Water Technologies and Solutions. He has experience in leading application engineering, new product development, product management, and business development teams while developing product and commercialization strategies to help deliver value to customers. Brian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from East Carolina University.
John Berry brings over 26 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he currently works as a Global Process Engineering Lead. Prior to this, John held various related positions at companies such as Haley & Aldrich and GEI Consultants. He is a certified Professional Engineer in New Hampshire, Maine, and Florida and is a member of the ITRC PFAS and 1,4-dioxane teams. John has authored Perfluoroalkyl Substances in the Environment – Theory, Practice, and Innovation 1st Edition and the article Ion exchange resin for PFAS removal and pilot test comparison to GAC which was published in Remediation Journal in 2017. He also is an inventor with an industry related patent. John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from WPI.
Dan CaseyDirector, Product Deployment & Optimization
Dan Casey brings over 7 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he serves as Director, Product Deployment & Optimization. Prior to this, Dan held a Field Process Services Engineer role at Evoqua Water Technologies. He is a certified Professional Engineer by the State of Maine and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Maine.
Joe KonturGlobal Director, Applications Engineering
Joe Kontur brings over 18 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he currently leads as Global Director of Applications Engineering. Prior to this, Joe’s career involved a variety of leadership and chemical engineering roles where he focused on developing innovative approaches and solutions for customers and implemented those methods across global teams. Joe is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), has a bronze certification in A3 thinking, and is certified in facilitating A3 Rapid Improvement Events (RIE). Joe holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Chris Lehrman brings over 9 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he works as Technical Manager. Prior to this, he worked in other Engineer roles at companies such as Haley & Aldrich and Comfort Systems USA Energy Services. Chris is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers and The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Craig Ruberti brings over 22 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he currently works as Global Safety Director. Prior to this role, Craig served in various safety management roles for companies such as Haley & Aldrich, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Global Environment & Technology Foundation. He is a Certified Safety Professional and works in both a consultant and EH&S professional capacity. Craig holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies from Hobart College and a Master’s Degree in Resource Management and Administration from Antioch University.
Andrea Sepulveda brings over 10 years of industry experience to the ECT2 where she serves as Director of Engineering. Her focus in this role is on the technical aspects of engineering design projects relating to groundwater and soil vapor remediation as well as drinking water treatment plants. Prior to joining the ECT2 team, Andrea worked in similar industry roles at Haley & Aldrich, Inc. Andrea holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego, and is a certified Professional Engineer in California. Recently, Andrea joined colleagues to author a peer review article titled 1,4‐Dioxane: Emerging technologies for an emerging contaminant that was published in Remediation in 2019.
Michael Sims brings over 10 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he currently works as Project Manager. Prior to this, Michael worked in various Engineering roles for companies such as Ramboli, Woodard & Curran, and Hussey Seating Company. Michael is a Certified Professional Engineer in Arkansas, Illinois, Georgia, Missouri, Idaho, California, and Maine. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering, Mechanical Focus from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and M.B.A. from the University of Southern Maine.
Carl Sueli brings over 20 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he serves as VP, Australia Operations. Prior to joining the ECT2 team, Carl has worked in various management roles within the industry at companies such as Conscia, RPS Australia, Point Project Management, and TransACT Communications. Carl is a Certified Practicing Project Manager through the AIPM and was awarded 2019 NSW Project Manager of the Year from the AIPM. Carl serves as a member of both the Australiasian Land and Groundwater Association and the Council of Australia.
Darrin Stoker brings over 30 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry to ECT2 in his role as Senior Business Development Manager in Australia. His previous roles included Business Development and Project Management in a business that provides design, build and operation of MBR based recycled water plants and General Manager of Liquitek Pty Ltd, a business providing process equipment and technologies for the water and wastewater industry. Darrin has extensive experience in the delivery of complex treatment processes including commercial contract negotiation and management. One of his key strengths is the ability to build strong relationships with both customers and key partners to provide solutions and deliver successful projects. Additionally, Darrin is a member of the Australian Water Association.
Jude Sneesby brings over 10 years of experience in both operations and compliance functions of national and international businesses to the ECT2 team where he serves as the AU HSEQ Manager. Jude’s focus on organizational leadership, business administration, and occupational health and safety has been very valuable to our team operations. Prior to joining ECT2, Jude was the Operations Manager for HIC Services. He has experience in financial and contract management, human resourcing, maintaining online reporting systems and client communications, and coordinating subcontractor engagement for the design. Jude holds an Occupational Health and Safety Advanced Diploma through SAI Global and a Diploma of Management from Leadership Management Australia.
Jörgen Lindahl joins ECT2 with over 25 years in the industry and currently leads the Business Development efforts in Sweden. Jörgen previously worked as the Business Development Manager for Buckman in Sweden and Norway, and other notable companies he worked for during his career include Nalco Water and Eka Chemicals Ltd in China and Sweden. He is a member of the SPCI (Swedish Pulp and Paper Engineers) Association. With a Bachelor of Science (Energy Engineering) from the University of Umeå, he has a well-rounded education due to his add-on studies of Physical Chemistry, Pulp and Paper Chemistry, Management, Critical Thinking, and more. Additionally, Jörgen received the Buckman Global CX award in 2021 for providing the best customer experience, and a Growth Leadership Award in 2015 from Nalco Water for his outstanding sales growth and gross margin improvement.
Jeffrey Lewis brings over 20 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he currently leads as Sweden General Manager. Prior to joining ECT2, Jeff has worked in various research and consulting roles for companies such as Tyrens and the Swedish Defence Research Agency, FOI. He is an expert in hydrogeological assessment, remediation strategies and specializes in groundwater contaminant transport. Jeff is past president of the Swedish branch of the International Association of Hydrogeologists and has served on the editorial board of Hydrogeology Journal. He is a member of the Swedish Geotechnical Society, and Naturvetarna, Swedish Association of Professional Scientists, has previously served as a Docent (Associate Professor) at the University of Gothenburg, and has authored over 20 consulting reports for the industry. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from Royal Military College of Canada and earned his Ph.D. in Earth Science from the University of Quebec.
Tore is an environmental engineer and has a PhD in environmental chemistry. Tore has worked with industrial water treatment for many years and was involved in PFAS projects long before they started to take off in Denmark. He has been responsible for the technical implementation of many of the PFAS treatment solutions that are currently in operation in Denmark, including the largest PFAS treatment plant in Denmark (CPH airport), Århus Fire School and Deponi Syd in Esbjerg, and is the project manager for two large PFAS cleaning projects that are part of Denmark’s Environmental Technology Development and Demonstration Program (MUDP).