Corporate Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Brett has 29 years of experience in public safety and private sector emergency response operations. Brett began his career in public service in 1989 as a firefighter and medical first responder. While attending college, he studied fire science and law enforcement. In 1994 he graduated from the Kalamazoo Valley Regional Police Academy in Kalamazoo, Michigan. For the next ten years, Brett served as a State of Michigan certified firefighter, medical first responder and sworn police officer. In 1998, Brett left the public sector and pursued other goals. The following 15 years would take Brett to all four corners of the U.S., as a government contractor responding to environmental emergencies and natural disasters, providing support work and technical rescue for nuclear facilities throughout the U.S., serving as an armed federal security contractor and communications technician in the Washington, D.C. area. Brett is a published author, (Hazwoper Handbook – 8-40 Hr. Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response, ISBN-10: 1537136453, ISBN-13: 978-1537136455) and holds a number of national and international certifications in firefighting, emergency medical response, hazardous materials, explosive ordnance disposal, rescue diving, technical rescue, anti-terrorism, and communications electronics. Brett has served as the Environmental Health and Safety Manager, Quality Control Manager, Operations Manager, or held other key roles for all disaster recovery and debris removal projects since 2010.