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Debrah Bishop

President & CEO
Well known for managing large and environmentally complex projects, Debrah is highly effective in balancing the demands of regulatory requirements with the needs of operations and construction. See full resume (pdf download)

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Dave Edwards

Vice President & CFO
An internationally recognized leader in the solid waste and energy arena, Dave provides experience-based services, strategies, and insightful direction, with successful management of large complex technical projects in a constantly changing industry. See full resume (pdf download)

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Wendy Edwards

Co-Founder & Corporate Secretary
Wendy provides leadership in the areas of quality customer service, continual process improvement, employee development, and company ethical values, along with guiding DEI to maintain our high professional standards in balance with our family-oriented philosophy.

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Stu Clark

Principal, Waste & Recycling Consultant
Widely known for laying the foundation for cultural change through development of model recycling and diversion programs, integrating recycling into the solid waste business, and solving challenging problems for public and private entities to result in far reaching positive environmental impacts. See full resume (pdf download)

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Bob Peterson

Senior Consultant & Project Manager
Bob brings to our team over 45 years of international experience in the waste management industry having long held executive leadership positions in the industry in Hong Kong and in the United States. His expertise includes design, construction, operation and management of various types of facilities, including landfills, hazardous waste treatment facilities, recycling, gas to energy, leachate treatment and site remediation.See full resume (pdf download)

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Michael (Mike) Cox

Senior Project Manager
With nearly 40 years of experience in environmental project management and geology, Mike is a seasoned professional adept at overseeing diverse projects. Mike excels in understanding CEQA and NEPA regulations, environmental compliance, permitting, and remediation. He has provided pivotal support for projects such as landfill scale plaza construction, electrical transmission line installations, and remediation initiatives for former industrial sites. His expertise includes effective communication and negotiation with stakeholders, ensuring projects adhere to regulatory standards and timelines. Mike’s contributions have consistently led to successful project outcomes, emphasizing his commitment to excellence in environmental management. See full resume (pdf download)

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Kyle Edwards

Project Manager
From the expansion of landfill gas collection and control systems to the installation of processing equipment, Kyle manages the entire process from development of requests for proposals and permitting through construction management, start up and commissioning.  Kyle focuses on identifying and mitigating project risks before the start of construction and prides himself on limiting change orders. See full resume (pdf download)

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Amber Crisp

Project Manager
Bringing a wealth of field management experience in biological monitoring and environmental compliance, Ms. Crisp has demonstrated the ability to simultaneously protect sensitive environmental resources while establishing a clear path forward for the implementation of construction plans. Direct experience in the field enhances her understanding of the constraints and challenges projects may encounter during execution, and provides her the ability to recognize constraints and identify solutions early in the planning process to minimize potential field impacts. See full resume (pdf download)

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Jaime Edwards

Office Manager
With her organized approach, Jaime provides administrative support to the DEI team ensuring that all aspects of the company are held together. She is also on the front line with our clients.

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Jack Isola

Senior Facility Advisor
Jack has unique hands-on experience, having served one of the nation’s largest waste companies, managed transfer, recycling, organics project development and operations over four decades. He provides DEI meaningful analysis and comment in mixed solid waste, recycling, and organics processing projects. See full resume (pdf download)