Over the course of his 15-year career, he’s served as environmental planner, project manager, private consultant, researcher, and program director for various private, public, non-profit, and academic organizations. Kevin is recognized as highly skilled at balancing the spirit and letter of environmental laws and regulations on complex projects across multiple industries.
Kevin brings an impressive range of environmental and program management expertise to EEG including environmental planning and permitting, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), electric utility infrastructure siting and routing studies, stakeholder involvement, and implementation of various geo-spatial tools and technologies. He spent 6 years working on Department of Defense (DoD) initiatives to help military installations, regulatory agencies, local governments, and renewable energy developers coordinate efforts in building renewable energy projects throughout the United States. He has worked closely with major utilities, private energy developers, tribes, and federal and state government entities on programmatic infrastructure and planning/permitting procedures throughout the United States and internationally.
Kevin earned a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Economics and a master’s degree in Bioregional Planning (emphasis in NEPA and Geographic Information Systems) from Utah State University’s School of Natural Resources. In 2020, he earned a second master’s degree from Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability. His thesis focused on siting, permitting, and construction conflicts between utility-scale renewable energy development and areas of military operations.