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Meet the New Team Members at Alliance!

By Cassie Echegaray, March 25, 2015

Alliance has been awarded the opportunity to continue growing over the past year.  As the work load grew, Alliance has been able to add four new members to the Alliance Team!  We have been fortunate to acquire some great, talented individuals.  Let’s meet the new team members!

Mike Ardis

Mike Ardis

Mike Ardis – Environmental Project Specialist

Mike joins us all the way from Grand Rapids, Michigan!  Mike attended Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan and graduated in 2013 with a B.S. in Geography with a minor in Environmental Studies.  Mike previously worked as a Receiving Manager at a video game distribution warehouse.  Mike is eager to get his hands dirty in the environmental field!  The skills he obtained from becoming an Eagle Scout are sure to come in handy along the way!

Dustin Hawkins – Health & Safety Officer


Dustin Hawkins

Dustin joins the Alliance team from Sidney, Ohio (small city 30 minutes north of Dayton).  Dustin attended Bowling Green State University and graduated in 2012 with a B.A. in Environmental Policy and Analysis with a specialization in Sustainable Management.  Dustin has had four years of work experience in the environmental field in which he spent two years conducting Phase I ESA coupled with two years at BGSU of being the campus Environmental Coordinator.  Dustin most recently worked for a protective packaging company in Sidney, Ohio where he was the EHS/HR manager.  In his free time, Dustin enjoys long distance running and swimming and attending Cincinnati Reds baseball games.

jamie hosier

Jamie Hosier

Jamie Hosier – Field Technician

Jamie attended Ball State University and graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Science/Natural Resources with a minor in Geology in 2012.  Jamie previously worked at the IDEM Office of Land Quality for her internship.  As well as being well versed in environmental science, Jamie is also certified in Wetland Delineation.  Jamie joins us from Pendleton, Indiana!

Sean Stults – Field Technician

Sean Stults

Sean Stults

Sean attended Indiana Univeristy at Indianapolis and graduated in 2014 with a B.S. in Environmental Science.  Prior to joining Alliance, Sean worked with the Center for Earth and Environmental Sciences at IUPUI as a laboratory and field technician.  There Sean worked on a variety of projects including soil lead testing, leading community workshops to raise awareness of lead in the urban environment, water sampling in the Eagle Creek watershed, trace metal and rare earth element ICP-MS analysis, and preparation of Quality Assurance Project Plan for a long term USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service study.

We are so excited and grateful to have these wonderful individuals join our Alliance team! We are eager to share their experience with our clients!

Cassie Echegaray

Cassie has been a member of the Alliance team since September of 2011 after graduating from Trine University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. While at Alliance, Cassie has completed numerous asbestos inspections, Indoor Air Quality assessments, and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments.

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