TRC

Leadership

Christopher P. Vincze

Christopher P. Vincze

Chairman and CEO

"Results you can rely on. This client promise is at the core of everything we do at TRC."

Chris is responsible for driving the strategic development of the Company, and works with the management team to deliver consistent profitable growth and performance excellence in furtherance of our mission to deliver superior solutions to the world’s energy, environmental and infrastructure challenges. Chris joined TRC in 2005 to lead turnaround, integration and rebuilding efforts. Under Chris’s leadership, we have the best team in the business, and are reaching new levels of growth and profitability. In addition to his work at TRC, Chris is also active in a broad array of industry and public-policy activities.

Thomas W. Bennet, Jr.

Thomas W. Bennet, Jr.

Chief Financial Officer

Tom is responsible for financial and operational leadership to strengthen the Company’s financial position, limit risk and improve project execution. In addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer, Tom also serves as TRC’s Chief Risk Officer, overseeing programs and implementing best practices, with respect to risk management, that directly impact the strategic direction of the Company. In addition to our accounting, finance and infrastructure technology functions, the corporate safety and quality functions report to Tom.

John  Cowdery

John Cowdery

Senior Vice President & National Environmental Sector Leader

As Senior Vice President & National Environmental Sector Leader, John is responsible for all aspects of managing TRC’s National Environmental Sector Practice. His primary focus is developing the strategy and tactics for continued profitable growth throughout both technical and geographical areas. Working with the Leadership Team of the Environmental Sector, John supports the Market Initiatives developed for Client expansion and broadening the scope of services TRC provides. Prior to joining the Company in 2013, John served as CEO of the management-consulting firm Callard & Cowdery, he was SVP of ICF International’s Environmental, Planning and Infrastructure segment, and also served as President and CEO of Jones & Stokes, and led the acquisition of Jones & Stokes by ICF. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of AE Business Leaders.

John earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Keene State College, and also holds a Master’s Degree in Health from Southern Illinois University, and an MBA in Finance from Saint Mary’s College of California.

Martin H. Dodd

Martin H. Dodd

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Martin is responsible for all legal and compliance matters facing the Company, and works as an integral team member to optimize business process efficiency through practical, timely and cost-effective resolution of legal, financial and operational challenges. He also works closely with project teams to enhance service offerings and client satisfaction.

Martin has served as TRC’s General Counsel since 1997. Prior to that, he headed the Environmental practice at a major law firm, and served in various counsel positions in the Corporate Legal, Corporate Environmental, and Power Generation departments of GE. In addition to his work at TRC, Martin is active in a number of professional, environmental, artistic and athletic activities.

Martin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Trinity College, and earned his J.D., with honors, from the University of Connecticut.

Mark E. Lynch, Jr.

Mark E. Lynch, Jr.

Senior Vice President & National Infrastructure Sector Leader

Mark holds a Bachelor's Degree in Geology from Duke and an MBA from the University of Miami, and has over 25 years of national and international operations management experience, along with extensive M&A experience, in the Infrastructure and Environmental fields.

Mark is responsible for operations management of TRC’s Infrastructure practices, including Surface Transportation & Bridge Design, Municipal Civil Engineering, Construction & Materials Engineering & Inspections, Construction & Program Management, Geotechnical Engineering and Complex Drilling.

Mark’s team specializes in boutique, high-profile Infrastructure projects, and is also recognized as a pioneer in Seismic Structural Engineering for Bridges in Active Earthquake Zones.

Prior to joining TRC in 2007, Mark served as the COO for Bureau Veritas when it entered the U.S. market in 2002, growing their North American Zone from a small regional platform to a national contender.

James  Mayer

James Mayer

Senior Vice President & National Energy Sector Leader

Jim joined TRC in 2003 as a Senior Vice President. Since 2009, he has been responsible for managing TRC’s national Energy Sector. The Energy Sector includes 35% of TRC businesses and is a large-scale Engineering, Project Management and Program Management organization.

In addition to providing leadership and strategic development of the Sector, Jim is active in the development and performance of large EPC projects. Jim participates with members of the Executive Team to formulate and implement a strategy of profitable growth and Sustainability for TRC.

Prior to joining TRC, Jim and four business partners started and developed a successful Engineering and Environmental Services company, providing services to the Electric Power industry in the Northeast region of the United States. This company was merged with TRC in 2003 and -- along with a strong national Energy Efficiency practice -- has grown into what is today TRC’s Energy Sector.

Jim is a Professional Engineer, and a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.

James B.  Stephenson

James B. Stephenson

Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer

Jim is responsible for leading and executing the Company’s acquisition and investment strategies, advancing TRC’s operational and financial growth objectives. In addition, Jim directs post-acquisition integration efforts to ensure long-term profitable growth is achieved with each acquisition. Jim also leads the Company’s Real Estate management and the Financial Planning & Analysis team that is responsible for the Company’s annual budget and forecasting efforts, as well as delivering financial and operational analytics.

Prior to joining TRC, Jim was a turnaround professional leading distressed companies in financial and operational restructurings (both in- and out-of-court). Jim joined TRC in 2007 after executing the Company’s financial restructuring effort.

Jim earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management from Clark University, and also holds an MBA in International Business & Finance from American University.

Ed Wiegele

Ed Wiegele

Senior Vice President, Pipeline & Facilities Services Sector Director

Ed Wiegele has more than 30 years of experience in pipeline engineering, project management, operations and business development, providing technical services to the pipeline industry.
Ed joined TRC in 2015 as Senior Vice President, Pipeline & Facilities Services Sector Director. In this role, he is responsible for managing TRC’s national Pipeline & Facilities Services Sector, which represents approximately 28% of TRC businesses. The integrated end-to-end solutions provided by Ed’s group to oil-and-gas customers complements TRC’s established environmental front-end solutions to provide customers with a “one-stop-shop” for full life-cycle services.
In addition to providing leadership and setting strategic direction for the Sector, Ed participates with members of the TRC Executive Team to formulate and implement a strategy of profitable growth and Sustainability for TRC as a whole.
Ed also has extensive experience in energy infrastructure development, GIS technologies, integrity management and technology implementation.
Ed earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University. Ed participates in many oil-and-gas industry organizations.

Board of Directors

John A. Carrig

John A. Carrig

Former President and COO of ConocoPhillips

F. Thomas Casey

F. Thomas Casey

Former Partner with Ernst & Young

Stephen M. Duff

Stephen M. Duff

Chief Investment Officer of The Clark Estates, Inc.

Richard H. Grogan

Richard H.  Grogan

Lead Director, Chairman of Talisman Management, Ltd.

Stephanie C. Hildebrandt

Stephanie C. Hildebrandt

Partner with Norton Rose Fulbright

Kathleen M. Shanahan

Kathleen M. Shanahan

Chair and CEO of URETEK Holdings, Inc.

Christopher P. Vincze

Christopher P. Vincze

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Dennis E. Welch

Dennis E. Welch

Former Executive Vice President and Chief External Officer of American Electric Power

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