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Sean Huang, Co-Founder at Matidor

We are excited to welcome Vancouver BC-based Matidor as a new member of NEBC! Meet Co-Founder Sean Huang and learn about Matidor below. PERSONAL What is your educational background? I graduated from the University of British Columbia with an undergraduate degree in chemistry. I am currently enrolled at Smith School of Business at Queen’s University working on…

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Christopher Rich, Partner at Perkins Coie LLP

June 2020 – Meet NEBC Member Christopher Rich…   What is your educational background?  I studied biology and history at UCLA and then went on to study environmental law at the University of Denver.       What drew you to working in the environmental sector? Having grown up in the west, I was always connected to the outdoors. I spent much of my spare time camping, hiking, backpacking, running, scuba…

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Kendra Skellenger, Managing Engineer at Anchor QEA, LLC

March 2020 – Meet NEBC member Kendra Skellenger… In one word, describe yourself. Dependable. What’s one interest fact about you that most people don’t know? I played Division I college softball at Florida International University (FIU). I was ‘team captain’ during my junior and senior years. It was super challenging juggling softball and my engineering…

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Benjamin Pariser, Principal, Restorical Research, LLC

February, 2020 – Meet NEBC member Benjamin Pariser… What is your educational background?  B.A. in Anthropology, from the University of Florida What drew you to working in the environmental sector?  I actually stumbled upon it by complete accident. In 2010, following the great recession, I started my own real estate consulting business. We provided property…

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Ryan Bixby, Managing Principal
SoundEarth Strategies, Inc.

December, 2019 – What is your educational background? I spent several years after high school travelling the world and going to a junior college off and on before finally enrolling at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, where I received a bachelor’s degree in Geology (and a severely underutilized minor in Anthropology). I also attended…

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Jeff Heeter, Owner, Spokane Environmental Solutions, LLC

October, 2019 – NEBC member Jeff Heeter, owner of Spokane Environmental  Solutions, tells us how he’s learned to make sure everyone on the team gains a sense of accomplishment, and a little more about his company. Tell us about the beginning and founding of Spokane Environmental Solutions. I saw an opening in the market for…

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Kent Patton of Apex Labs at Perkins Coie in Portland

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Kent Patton, Director of Technical Services, Apex Laboratories, LLC

September, 2019 – Past NEBC board President Kent Patton shares a little about his profession, personal life, and close encounter with an Alaskan grizzly. What drew you to your company originally? A great peer group….and a shared focus and mission….and access to instrumentation! Apex Founder/Lab Director, Philip Nerenberg, has provided an opportunity for over 60…

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Molly Barker, Veris Law Group

March, 2018 – Molly Barker is an Associate Attorney at Veris Law Group in Seattle and took the time to tell us a little about herself, her career and involvement with NEBC. What drew you to your company originally? Has your company changed significantly since you started working there? I was originally drawn to Veris…

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