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Catalina Elias graduated from the University of Arizona with a Masters in Biosystems Engineering. Since 2019 she has been working full time for CalPortland, starting as an Environmental Specialist within the Southern California region and completing state and federal reporting for CalPortland’s three cement plants. In 2020 she transitioned to the Environmental Manager role at CalPortland’s Oro Grande cement plant, where she got the chance to implement Mapistry within her first few months on the job. She enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and cooking in her spare time!
Sharon has been on the Costco Management team for over 35 years and currently serves as the Director of Environmental Compliance for Costco Wholesale overseeing a team of US based Compliance Managers. In her role as Director she is involved in the day-to-day compliance of Costco’s business entities while working with other teammates to improve and simplify their programs.
Clients turn to Tom for his insightful strategies and deep industry knowledge when seeking representation in high-stakes environmental litigation and enforcement actions and to resolve complex environmental disputes.With a combined decade of experience working as a trial lawyer at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Environmental Enforcement Section and in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of General Counsel, Tom uses his government experience to effectively counsel clients as they navigate complex environmental matters.Tom represents clients in federal and state environmental litigation, in defense of environmental enforcement actions and citizen suits, in response to catastrophic environmental emergencies and chemical releases, and in connection with site cleanup and cost recovery. He has advised clients on the vast array of environmental statutes in the U.S. including the Clean Air Act; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; the Clean Water Act; the Endangered Species Act; the Oil Pollution Act; the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act; and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. He routinely represents clients in environmental cases filed in federal district courts and California superior courts.
Shawn T. Cobb is an environmental litigation partner in the firm’s San Diego office and is a member of the firm’s Land Use, Environmental and Natural Resources Group. Shawn’s practice includes defending clients on a variety of environmental and land use regulatory issues, such as government environmental investigations and enforcement actions, environmental citizen suits, contaminated site claims, development agreement and construction agreement disputes, and product liability matters, among others. Shawn’s clients are in industries spanning the real estate, clean energy, aerospace and defense, manufacturing, and financial services sectors.
Allie is a software engineer, bookworm, yogi, and chocoholic (sometimes all at the same time). After getting her B.S. in Computer Science from the U. of Maryland and her M.S. in Computer Science at U.C. Berkeley, Allie joined IQ Engines to work on image recognition.After Yahoo acquired IQ Engines in 2013, Allie worked on integrating IQ Engines’ machine-learning algorithms into Flickr. But she soon grew restless, and began searching for a product she could be passionate about.As an avid hiker, she saw environmental protection as a noble pursuit — and quickly discovered that helping businesses comply with environmental regulations was an underserved opportunity. She left Yahoo to found Mapistry in 2013 with Ryan.Allie has published and presented on her computer vision and machine-learning research in multiple publications and conferences. She also holds a patent on Automatic Image Piling, and was named one of the Top 30 Under 30 by GreenBiz.
Beth Hummer is Counsel at Hanson Bridgett LLP. She focuses her practice on litigation concerning environmental contamination and real estate. Her experience as a former chemist and environmental regulator adds an understanding of complex science and engineering to her representations of landowners and lessees, including public agencies and private parties. Beth has handled major environmental contamination cases throughout California, especially matters related to groundwater contamination and alleged violations of CERCLA. She has worked on some of the highest-profile environmental cases in the state of California, including handling discovery regarding the science of Chromium VI contamination in Hinkley, California and MTBE contamination of California ground water aquifers. Beth has represented clients in state and federal courts in California, as well as before the Second District Court of Appeal, and in bench and jury trials.
Reed Carter is responsible for overseeing the Haz Mat and industrial stormwater programs for the company. Over the past 7 years, Reed has specialized in stormwater management, starting with his father in the construction industry and performing sampling during the winter season when he was in college. Mr. Carter has has a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He's passionate about pollution prevention and doing work that requires knowledge of so many disciplines (engineering, science, etc.).
Jordan is the Field Environmental Project Manager for Amazon where she oversees compliance activities at several of its facilities. Previously, she was Environmental Manager at Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, LLC – a Dixie® facility in Fort Smith, AR where she was responsible for all environmental medias. She is originally from just across the river in Oklahoma, so this job happily brought her home to the family farm. In her free time, she can be found traveling, binge reading her favorite book series, or hanging out with her husband and family. With almost 10 years of experience, she has overseen all aspects of environmental work for a Georgia-Pacific Gypsum facility in SW Oklahoma, a Cargill Corn Milling facility in Iowa, and Consolidated Grain and Barge where she oversaw environmental compliance for 50+ facilities.
Sonya has worked in safety since 2007 in various industrial and transportation capacities from hazardous waste recycling to railroad and the concrete industry. Most of her experience is with the Federal DOT and State agency requirements. Currently, Sonya is tasked with the safety and environmental compliance for 19 concrete plant locations in Mississippi. Mapistry is one of the tools she uses to make MMC Materials a leader in compliance.
TJ has extensive experience working with customers to evaluate complex water chemistry problems, develop creative solutions, and achieve technical and commercial project goals. Mothersbaugh has worked with both individual and general permit holders in both industrial and construction applications. He is an active member and regular speaker for the Northwest Environmental Business Council, the Washington Clean Technology Alliance, the Institute for Scrap Recycling Industries, and the American Galvanizing Association among other environmental and industry groups. Mothersbaugh holds a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Chemistry from Pacific Lutheran University and a Master’s in Business from the University of Washington.
Kristine is the Director of Business Development, focusing her efforts on strategic direction, vision and growth. Kristine received her B.S. degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) and Qualified SWPPP Developer with over 10 years of environmental consulting experience in the water treatment industry; specifically related to water treatment and erosion and sediment control in the industrial and construction markets. Her water treatment experience includes treatment system development and design, regulatory oversight, site assessment, permit compliance support, and client management.
Amy oversees compliance for the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) and the nine Regional Water Quality Control Boards (Regional Water Boards), collectively known as the California Water Boards (Water Boards). She helps them achieve their vision of providing abundant clean water for human uses and environmental protection to sustain California’s future.
Maya leads the Mapistry customer success team and is responsible for overseeing everything in a customers journey from onboarding to support to business case reviews. She frequently works with our enterprise clients on product enhancements and customizations and also to define and achieve customers’ success metrics. Maya started at Mapistry in our professional services group focusing on hazardous materials and stormwater before moving into Customer Success.
Diane is an Environmental Director with Georgia-Pacific. She is originally from the Asheville, North Carolina, area and grew up farm with a love for all things outdoors. Diane works out of her home in South Carolina and spends a lot of time on airplanes, visiting the various Georgia-Pacific locations across the country. She has more than 20 years of experience in the environmental field. Prior to joining Georgia-Pacific, she worked in the private environmental engineering and consulting field and also spent several years as the quality assurance officer and operations manager for a large commercial environmental laboratory.
Selene is an Enterprise Customer Success Manager focused on helping Mapistry customers achieve maximum value out of their solution. Before joining Mapistry, Selene worked in Fintech and Wealth Management. During this time she worked closely with customers to ensure that their needs were being met. Before this, Selene studied Business at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. Her liberal arts education at Puget Sound introduced her to the different eco-conscious businesses and entrepreneurs who are finding innovative solutions to environmental problems.
McKay Quinn in a senior consultant specializing in air permitting, environmental compliance, and sustainability. Ms. Quinn has experience in local, state, and federal environmental permits and programs, including Title V, CEQA, NSPS, NESHAP, BACT, CARB GHG Emission Standards for Crude Oil and Natural Gas Facilities, and more. Ms. Quinn has developed numerous life cycle assessment (LCA) background reports in accordance with requirements in the ISO 14040 series and ISO 21930, and in support of Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) verification and publication. Ms. Quinn’s projects have included pig iron smelting, charcoal production, steel manufacturing, electric vehicles, kilns, metal processing, electric utilities, power generation turbines, ICEs, storage tanks, natural gas compressors, shale oil refining, mobile sources, quarrying operations, data centers, flares, and other industrial operations. Ms. Quinn holds a B.S. in Chemical engineering from Brigham Young University and is U.S. EPA Method 9 certified.
With more than 30 years of experience in the solid waste and recycling industry, John brings a hands on knowledge of how to manage the environmental compliance challenges facing communities and municipalities. He is a licensed Professional Engineering Geologist (PG/CEG) with a Master of Science Degree in Geology and Hydrogeology. He is also licensed as a Qualified Industrial Storm Water Professional (QISP) by the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). His experience includes obtaining permits for development of numerous solid waste and recycling facilities in the State of California and western states. He is an expert in solid waste facility compliance and deals with numerous regulatory and governmental agencies. He is also trained and has experience with hazardous waste characterization, clean up, site closure, permitting and facility operations. He applies this knowledge and experience in the day to day operations of a complicated solid waste services environment in order to achieve the optimal balance of compliance and operational services for our clients and constituents.