ECT2 comprises 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, 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.
Quinn Smith brings 25 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team when he is currently the VP of Global Sales leading the global business development initiative focusing efforts in the United States, Australia, Sweden, Germany and Canada. Prior to joining ECT2, Quinn was the Director of Emerging Markets for Bureau Veritas tasked with designing and executing the North American PFAS and HRMS testing marketing and business development growth strategies. Quinn was a 15 years EHS practitioner, designing and implementing EHS compliance and monitoring programs for large manufacturing facilities including Molson Coors Canada, Owens Corning Canada, The Southbridge Group and Wescast Industries. Quinn is a CRSP and holds diplomas in OHS from Ryerson University, Occupational Health as well as Marketing from McMaster University.
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.
Carlos Ayala-Diaz, PE
Carlos J. Ayala Diaz, P.E., brings over 26 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he currently leads as VP of Global Operations & Project Delivery. He has significant experience in manufacturing systems, new product development, electrical, automation, and manufacturing line design – from startup to validation. Carlos is a Registered Professional Engineer in AZ, CT, FL, GA, ME, OH, PR, and VA, and holds an OSHA Training, Construction Safety & Health Certificate from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a member of Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico (CIAPR) and is named on two USPTO patents from 2016. Carlos holds a B.S.E.E. in Power Systems Automation & Controls from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus.
Global Engineering, Design & Operations Team
John Berry brings over 26 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he currently works as Lead Process Engineer. 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 Casey brings over 7 years of industry experience to the ECT2 team where he serves as Field Services Manager. 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 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.
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.
Senior Australian Team
Senior European Team
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.