ROCKVILLE, MD (MMD Newswire) March 12, 2013 -- Apex Companies, LLC - a leading national energy, water resources and environmental consulting and engineering firm - has named Dr. Craig Straub Senior Project Manager and Brian Kwiatkowski Senior Ecologist, both based out of the company's Cincinnati, OH office.
Straub is a Restoration Ecologist with more than 20 years of experience in sustainable stormwater management systems, aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem reconstruction, endangered species and wetland science. A Certified Professional Ecologist and fluvial geomorphologist, Kwiatkowski has more than 12 years of experience in the water resources field. He has collected and analyzed data on more than 250 miles of open channel throughout the U.S., including geomorphic and vegetative process indicators, erosion and deposition features, and bedload transport data.
"The additions of Craig and Brian substantially bolster Apex's water resource service and capabilities in the Midwest and nationally," says Roger NordlingeruirH, Senior Vice President - National Programs and Business Development. "As we continue to look to expand and create new opportunities within this category, their breadth of professional experience and relationships will be a strong asset."
Focused on minimizing environmental liabilities and hurdles to maximize client's business opportunities, Apex recently acquired TITAN Engineering, Inc. (Dallas, TX), Ash Creek Associates, Inc. (Portland, OR) and A2L Technologies (Tampa, FL), privately held environmental and engineering services firms. The company's prominent M&A efforts have expanded the company's presence in Texas and various west coast markets, as well as enhanced oil and gas, and water related services throughout the country.
Recently named a Top 200 Environmental Firm and Top 500 Design Firm by Engineering News-Record Magazine (ENR Magazine), Apex is a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital, a private equity firm focused on investing in growth-oriented middle market companies.
For more information: www.apexcos.com, 301.417.0200.
About Apex Companies
Founded in 1988, Apex Companies, LLC is a leading national water resources and environmental services consulting and engineering firm dedicated to providing private and public sector clients with full-service, single-source solutions for routine and complex projects. Clients rely on the Company to provide the technical expertise and solutions requisite in the industry, while differentiating itself with a quick response time, professional performance, high-quality results and cost efficiency. Apex employs more than 450 professionals, including geologists, hydrogeologists, engineers, air quality experts, environmental scientists, industrial hygienists, safety specialists and field technicians, across a network of more than 35 offices throughout the United States.