Mr. Saterfiel is District Manager of the Monroe, LA Office as well as a project manager/project engineer at PPM with over 15 years of multi-disciplinary experience in environmental engineering, management, remediation, compliance, geologic investigations, and quality assurance / quality control work. Mr. Saterfiel also serves as design engineer for remediation projects in Louisiana and Arkansas and provides technical support for remediation projects in Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. He has a wide range of experience in site management, remedial actions, remedial systems design, site investigations, risk assessments, operation and maintenance, regulatory permitting, and compliance monitoring and reporting. Mr. Saterfiel is the technical lead for the Monroe Office for Remediation. Mr. Saterfiel resides in West Monroe, LA, whose primary passions include his family and friends, numerous outdoor activities, and blacksmithing.
Project Director/ Senior Geologist
Chris Sampognaro, P.G., MS
Chris Sampognaro is a Senior Geologist and Project Director in the Monroe, Louisiana office. Chris is a registered professional geologist in Louisiana and Tennessee. He has 30 years of experience as a geologist and 23 years in the environmental field. He serves as a senior technical lead in the Monroe office supporting staff of environmental professionals consisting of geologists, engineers, biologists, and environmental scientists. His technical expertise includes subsurface soil and groundwater investigations, environmental due diligence associated with real estate transactions, groundwater monitoring protocols, corrective action plans, subsurface soil, and groundwater remediation, and industrial compliance and permitting. Chris serves as a project manager and senior geologist over environmental site investigations, subsurface soil and groundwater remediation projects, risk evaluation projects, property transfer environmental assessments, and groundwater monitoring projects. Other responsibilities include a senior review of site investigation and groundwater monitoring reports, training of technical personnel, and participation in training manual preparation. Chris is familiar with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protocol, Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment, Division of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) regulations, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) regulation, LDEQ Risk Evaluation/Corrective Action Program (RECAP), and Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures. Chris Sampognaro is a former member of the Groundwater Management Advisory Task Force for the State of Louisiana and a former Board Member of the Louisiana Brownfields Association. Chris resides in Monroe, LA and his interest include traveling with his wife, Cara Sampognaro, of 37 years, vacationing with friends and family, spending time at his hunting camp, and working in his yard. He has been involved in youth sports in his community for over 25 years and is a Life Time Member of the Monroe Youth Baseball Association.
Shawn P. Ivey, P.G.
Shawn Ivey is a Principal of PPM Consultants, Inc. and has 28 years of experience in the environmental field. Shawn is a registered professional Geologist in Louisiana. His technical expertise includes soil and groundwater contamination assessment and remediation, due diligence associated with real estate transactions, brownfields redevelopment, environmental studies, risk assessments, and regulatory compliance. Shawn has a wide range of experience in the environmental field throughout the southeastern United States. He is responsible for client and regulatory agency communication, project management; quality assurance/quality control; technical review of documents, training and managing technical staff; management of day-to-day company affairs including health and safety and company operations. Shawn is the technical lead for the Monroe Office for brownfields, UST assessment, and risk assessments. Shawn resides in Calhoun, Louisiana, whose primary passions include his family, hunting, and numerous other outdoor hobbies and pursuits.
Principal/ Senior Geologist
L. Todd Perry, P.G.
L. Todd Perry is a co-founder and principal of PPM Consultants, Inc., located in the Monroe, Louisiana office. He has a broad geological background, including course work and experience in hydrogeology and environmental geology, including over 30 years of experience in the environmental field. He is registered as a Professional Geologist/Geoscientist in five states. He possesses expert knowledge of environmental regulations, including Resource, Conservation, and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). He has been involved in numerous committees and legislative efforts to help shape environmental law, rules, and policies. He is sought out as an expert in environmental strategy and regulatory negotiations. He has managed or participated in thousands of environmental projects. In addition to his professional accomplishments, he has been a member of many charitable boards, volunteered countless hours for civic endeavors, and enjoys time with his family
Charles R. Plummer, P.E., M.S.
Charles Plummer has over 43 years of experience and supervises 60 engineers, geologists, toxicologists, and environmental professionals involved in engineering design and specifications, feasibility studies, soil and groundwater remediation, emergency response, risk assessments, SP001 certified tank inspections, stormwater management, and pollution prevention, regulatory permitting for air and water, compliance monitoring and reporting, NEPA and wetland permitting, environmental data analysis and modeling, and compliance-related training for CMS, SPCC, SWPPP, etc. for the private, commercial, government, energy, manufacturing, and industrial markets. All project tasks are performed by an assigned project team, which is managed by a project manager with expertise in individual sectors such as oil and gas, wood products, pipeline and terminals, petroleum storage and transport, bioenergy, meat, and food processing, waste disposal, etc. Each project is tracked using the most state-of-the-art management software, which allows cost and the critical path to be monitored throughout the life of the project. Project team members and the client are kept up-to-date on the project through regular project status reports.