Vince L. Epps, MBA, CHMM, LEED®AP
Vice President/Senior Environmental Scientist
MBA – Ashford University
B.S. – Water Resources & Environmental Science – Purdue University
Vince Epps is the Vice President and Senior Environmental Scientist for Metric Environmental. He is charged with oversight of the daily technical and staff development operations of the company. Vince is a graduate of Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana with a degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Science. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Ashford University, Clinton Iowa.
Throughout his career as an environmental professional spanning over 20 years, he has served in both consulting and government. His experience ranges from all areas of environmental due diligence activities such as environmental site investigations, NEPA consulting and permitting to the management of complex, multimillion-dollar environmental restoration projects for land quality, surface water and groundwater. He has led major petroleum pipeline spill remedial investigations and cleanup, managed the cleanup of some of the most complex National Priorities List Sites in the nation such as the Bloomington, Indiana PCB Superfund sites; and Conrail Rail Yard Superfund Site in Elkhart, Indiana. Vince managed the assessment and remediation and for the Keystone Enterprise Park redevelopment, one of the largest and most successful brownfields projects in Indiana. He was a substantial contributor to the I-69 Evansville to Indianapolis Environmental Impact Statement for the Indiana Department of Transportation. In addition, he served as the senior water quality consultant to the City of Indianapolis Department of Waterworks for seven years.
Prior to joining Metric, Vince held positions as a field scientist for a prior company, worked as a Superfund (CERCLA) Remedial Project Manager for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, was a project environmental scientist and brownfields business development manager for a large multi-national consulting practice; and, has spent the last 12 years with Shrewsberry & Associates, LLC as a senior project manager and Environmental Division Director. In the most recent capacity of Director, Vince was responsible for managing the daily activity of the environmental services division and for the ultimate quality assurance and training for environmental staff. This role required increased deployment of his business management acumen and has prepared him ideally for his new role of Vice President of Metric Environmental.