Keara Vigil VP

Keara Vigil

Vice President

Education & Training

B.A. Earth Science, University of NC at Charlotte

License & Registrations

40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

Professional Associations

Risk Management Association (RMA) 

Environmental Bankers Associations (EBA)

Keara conducts environmental risk assessments for multiple lending institutions, assists in implementing environmental policy, and completes quality assurance reviews. She has over fifteen years of experience in the environmental industry. As a Senior Environmental Risk Specialist, Keara has reviewed environmental due diligence documents including Phase I and Phase II ESAs, various remediation reports, Vapor Intrusion Assessments, Transaction Screens, Regulatory Database Reports and Regulatory Agency File Reviews to obtain and document information necessary for the evaluation of environmental risk.  In addition, Keara has completed and reviewed Record Search with Risk Assessment reports.   

Keara is a knowledgeable environmental professional with a wide range of experience including the preparation and peer review of Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) Reports, Transaction Screens, Desktop Reviews, and Records Search with Risk Assessment (RSRA) Reports for commercial properties, multi-family residential complexes, manufacturing and industrial facilities, trucking terminals, automotive service facilities and gasoline stations, and property portfolios for multiple property uses. Keara has prior banking experience as a Senior Environmental Risk Specialist for SunTrust, now Truist.

Keara is proficient in interpreting the ASTM Standard E 1527 / All Appropriate Inquiry (AAI) Final Rule, ASTM 1528, US Small Business Administration (SBA) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Agency Lending, regulatory files, contamination assessment reports, and the environmental policies of many lending institutions.