EnviroPhase was founded in 2005 with the goal of helping customers in the commercial real estate space best assess and mitigate environmental risks.
Today, we’re a full-service environmental firm that has helped thousands of clients, many who exclusively rely on EnviroPhase as a trusted advisor and partner. EnviroPhase is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and performs project work throughout the state of Texas and beyond.
Steve Haglund is principal with Escalante Growth Holdings, a lower middle market investment firm partnering with EnviroPhase. Steve has over twenty years of experience in strategy, business development, marketing, operations and practice development in the information technology and oil & gas industries. Before joining the EnviroPhase leadership team, Steve was president of NeoFirma, was general manager at Perficient, co-founded and served as president of Insolexen, and was a manager with Anderson Consulting (now Accenture).
Steve began his career as environmental engineer for FMC Corporation, and holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University.
Scott Bass has over twenty years and is a proven environmental expert specializing in Phase I and II ESAs, property condition assessments, gas station tank removal, remediation, and asbestos project management. Scott founded EnviroPhase in 2005 and has led the firm to consistent, steady growth since founding. Prior to EnviroPhase, he was president of ATEC, a vehicle emissions testing company.
Kevin Almaguer PG, CAPM
Program Director - Phase II/Mitigation Division
Kevin Almaguer is a professional geologist providing environmental consulting services with extensive experience developing workplans for subsurface investigations and working with state regulatory agencies to resolve pollution cases. Prior to joining EnviroPhase, Kevin was principal geologist at Earth Solutions where he performed environmental assessments at petroleum storage tanks and other industrial facilities.
Robert Schoenewe PG, CAPM
Robert Schoenewe is a licensed professional geologist with extensive experience conducting environmental inspections, managing projects and performing various due diligence site assessment and remediation activities. Robert is committed to the highest levels of professional integrity and exceptional quality. He is skilled at interpretation, understanding, and applying various environmental agency regulations to specific project requirements for the financial, industrial, commercial, municipal, and petroleum/petrochemical business sectors. Robert has a strong health and safety background providing site-specific plans and job hazard recognition and analysis. Robert began his career in the petroleum industry and then attended Oklahoma State’s Practical Approaches to Groundwater Hydrology and entered into environmental consultancy. Robert holds a BS in Geology from Oklahoma State University.
Lisa Garrison joins EnviroPhase as the new Director of Marketing and Sales, responsible for overseeing continued growth and development.
Lisa joins the team with over 12 years of technical marketing and sales experience in the petroleum industry. She has a strong and diverse skillset of management, marketing, sales, business development and strategic planning that she brings with her.
Prior to joining EnviroPhase, Lisa has served on Asphalt Institute’s Technical Marketing committee, was an active Board Member for AMAP (Association of Modified Asphalt Producers) and holds a Bachelors in Applied Art & Science from Texas A&M University – Commerce.
Patty Trigueros leads the EnviroPhase back office where she is responsible for managing customer contracts and accounting. If you have ever done business with EnviroPhase then you will be familiar with Patty’s rapid response times and ability to field e-mails and phone calls all while coordinating multiple projects, including environmental site assessments, mitigation, remediation programs, soil management, tank removal, asbestos testing, abatement, air monitoring, RSRA’s records search and risk assessments.
Lead, Industrial Hygiene Division
Matthew Romer is a Licensed environmental inspector with extensive experience in asbestos inspections, abatement oversight, project management, code compliance, sampling under governmental AHERA standards, and industrial hygiene monitoring for lead, mold, and silica. Before joining EnviroPhase, Matthew was a project manager at The Vertex Companies and engineering technician at Enercon Services.
Manager, Phase II/Mitigation Division
Michelle Hales is an experienced project manager with a distinguished career working in the environmental services industry and proven skills in RCRA, environmental compliance, remediation, sustainability, and hazardous waste management. Prior to EnviroPhase, Michell was a project manager at TRC Companies where she led a variety of strategic due diligence projects.
Manager, Phase I ESA Division
David Reynolds is the Manager of the Phase I Division and a Senior Environmental Consultant with EnviroPhase. David is a proven leader in conducting environmental site assessments for commercial real estate with deep experience in Phase I to III ESA, soil remediation, hydrogeologic Investigations, affected property assessment reports, response action plans, wetlands, and municipal settings designation. Before joining the enviroPhase management team, David was a senior environmental geologist at Raba Kistner.
He holds a B.S. of Geology from Sam Houston State University and has over 12 years of experience as a geoscientist. He is based in Montgomery, Texas with his wife and three children.
Senior Environmental Consultant
Whitlee Migl is a Senior Environmental Scientist with EnviroPhase. Whitlee has over seven years of professional experience as an environmental professional with environmental consulting experience in regulatory compliance and review, site assessment, site investigation, and field sampling.
Whitlee has been in the environmental consulting world as since graduating with her MMRM (Masters of Marine Resource Management) from Texas A&M University in 2015. She received her B.S. in Environmental Law and Policy with a minor in English and a minor in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University in 2014. She is also currently working on completing her doctorate degree in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental Health at Texas A&M University with a tentative graduation date of May 2023.
Associate Environmental Consultant
Gabriela Serpas is a geologist who specializes in Phase I ESAs. She obtained her B.S in Geology at Texas A&M University. Gabriela has experience and proven skills conducting Phase I and II ESA, environmental compliance, groundwater sampling, core sampling and petroleum and hydrocarbon system analysis. Before joining the EnviroPhase Phase I team, Gabriela was a senior well site geologist for Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation.
Associate Environmental Consultant
Myles Taylor began his career at EnviroPhase where he is part of the firm’s Phase I ESA practice. Prior to joining the EnviroPhase team, Myles interned with Tetra Tech, a global provider of consulting and engineering services to commercial and government clients with a focus on water, environment, sustainable infrastructure, renewable energy, and international development. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in geological and earth sciences/geosciences from Baylor University.
Recruitment / Human Resources
Heather is an Air Force Veteran that brings over 20 years of recruiting and HR experience to EnviroPhase. Heather’s integrity, passion for building professional relationships and a quality focused recruitment process has secured her a position with the EnviroPhase Team. In addition to her full-cycle recruitment role with EnviroPhase, Heather is an HR Specialist for the Federal Government.
Ben Parker brings more than 20 years of marketing and public relations experience to EnviroPhase where he leads the company’s brand awareness and demand generation initiatives. Ben’s deep expertise in traditional marketing and new media enable him to tailor the right marketing mix with pragmatic solutions that focus on measurable results. He has an extensive background in oil & gas where he has written extensively on environmental, social, governance (ESG).