Julie Sullivan Named Vice President
Environmental Science Associates (ESA) is pleased to announce that Julie Sullivan has been appointed an ESA Vice President. As Southeast Regional Director and Director of the Southeast Biological Resources and Land Management Group, Julie has grown our services and staff to better meet the needs of our Florida clients. As a Vice President, Julie joins senior leadership in setting the firm’s direction and committing the firm’s resources to meet client needs.
“Julie is well recognized for her natural resource management solutions and knack for business development throughout the Florida marketplace,” says Eric Ruby, Chief Operating Officer, “She has been integral to diversifying our services throughout the Southeast and winning our first large on-call environmental services contract to provide environmental, land management, planning and design services for Osceola County. We’re excited to welcome such a motivated and energized colleague to our firm’s senior leadership.”
Julie brings more than 12 years of Florida-based environmental consulting experience for transportation, environmental, water supply, community development, and aviation clients to ESA. She is experienced in the full range of environmental services needed to support public and private projects, including wetland delineation, Uniform Mitigation Assessment Method (UMAM), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance, comprehensive mitigation services, endangered species assessment, and the application of federal/state/local environmental regulations to project development. Julie has been critical to the firm’s formation of a second Southeast business group, the hire of two key staff scientists, the opening of an Orlando office and relocation of the Tampa office.
Prior to joining ESA in early 2011, Julie was the Central Florida environmental sciences manager for an international engineering firm. Additionally, as a former permitting specialist with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), Julie brings her regulatory experience and excellent agency relationships to ESA’s existing and future clients.