ERI, LLC Continues Path of Accelerated Company Growth with Recent Promotion and New Hire

Charlotte, North Carolina - Environmental Risk Innovations, LLC (ERI) is a national leader in providing environmental risk management services to commercial lenders.  As a part of our continued growth and expansion, we are proud to announce a recent senior level promotion along with the addition of a key team member.

William McGuinness, P.G. has been promoted to Vice President of Operations.  His responsibilities will include conducting environmental risk assessment analysis, assessment reviews, implementing environmental risk management policy and conducting quality assurance for lending institutions, as well as enhancing the company's overall operational efficiency.  Mr. McGuinness joined ERI as an Environmental Risk Analyst in 2011 with over 25 years of environmental consulting experience.  A licensed geologist, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and Geophysics from the University of Missouri–Rolla and a Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Toledo.  

Prior to joining ERI, Mr. McGuinness served in several senior management roles for numerous environmental consulting firms including Shield Engineering, S&ME, and ATC Associates.  His prior consulting experience focused on due diligence and  subsurface contaminant remediation.  In addition to his responsibilities at ERI, Mr. McGuinness serves as an adjunct professor, teaching night classes, at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina. 

ERI also welcomes Keara Manring as the firm's newest Environmental Risk Analyst.  Ms. Manring comes to ERI from PM Environmental, Inc. where she served as a Regional Due Diligence Manager.  Ms. Manring has prepared and peer reviewed various environmental reports including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Transaction Screen Assessments, Environmental Risk Reviews and Desktop Reviews.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Earth Science with a geology concentration from the University of North Carolina–Charlotte and is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).

“The recent promotion of Bill and the addition of Keara to our team speaks volumes about the strength and quality of environmental risk management consulting experience here at ERI," said Greg Lathan, President." We are excited about the professional depth Bill and Keara bring to our firm and their contributions will enhance ERI’s commitment to exceeding client expectations."

About Environmental Risk Innovations, LLC
Since 1999, ERI has been dedicated to providing commercial lenders with environmental risk management services, risk analysis, policy development and program implementation.  ERI is staffed with environmental professionals whose diverse experience and expertise enable ERI to offer a wide variety of traditional and progressive risk management services.  As a result, ERI’s offers a truly independent, third party opinion that incorporates the environmental risk tolerance for lenders.

For more information on ERI's environmental consulting expertise, please contact Karen Nelson at knelson@eRiskInnovations.com or 704-548-9333.

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