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Ashley has 20 years of experience providing Geotechnical and Environmental Consulting and is President of our organization. Having earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Massachusetts in 1998 and 2001, respectively, she is a Professional Engineer licensed in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New Hampshire.
Her background includes conducting contaminated soil and groundwater assessments as well as environmental and geotechnical engineering design and construction monitoring. She specializes in the design of foundation and earth support systems, evaluation of slope stability, building settlement, pavement failures, and dam assessments.
Apart from her extensive technical knowledge base Ashley inspires and leads the OTO organization with genuine intent by supporting and cultivating diversity and equality, and by virtue of her passion to help others succeed.
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Mike is a Professional Engineer licensed in Massachusetts with more than 30 years of experience in Geotechnical Engineering. As a Principal and a Founding member of OTO, he has performed and managed a wide range of engineering projects and has extensive experience in groundwater contamination studies, environmental site assessments and remedial engineering.
Michael earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Merrimack College in 1978, and a M.S. in Civil Engineering: Geotechnical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1982. Mike is also a Massachusetts Solid Waste Facility Third-Party Inspector – Operations & Management. His sense of business development and encouraging nature has helped lead to company expansion and the advancement of several invaluable members of the OTO team.
Bob is a Certified Safety Professional with over 30 years of experience in occupational safety and health. As a Principal at OTO, he specializes in a number of areas including Asbestos and Industrial Hygiene Consulting, emergency response, training, and corporate safety program management. With a B.S. from American International College his consulting and knowledge base are well respected and consistently sought out by general industry, commercial and residential clients.
He has a well-developed and dependable approach of practicality when working on both small and large remediation and development projects, and is readily available to assist clients, contractors, and regulatory organizations achieve common-ground solutions.
Dustin is a Massachusetts Registered Professional Engineer at OTO with six years of experience in geotechnical consulting and construction. He earned his BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and his MS in Geotechnical Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
While at OTO, Dustin has worked on many geotechnical design and construction projects and has an interest in landfill compliance. Dustin’s an on-the-ground professional, adept at providing design planning and construction management in a variety of complex conditions. His curiosity and wide variety of interests are strong assets to OTO, and he's a respected catalyst on a number of internal projects enabling us to work more efficiently and provide better service to our clients.
Stephen is a Project Manager and civil engineer with ten years’ experience in Geotechnical Engineering. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering (2010) and a M.S. in Civil Engineering: Geotechnical Engineering (2011) from the University of Massachusetts. As a Project Manager at OTO, Stephen has performed geotechnical design including foundation design, temporary earth support and underpinning design, slope stability analysis using Geo-Slope, small to mid-size dam inspections, and geotechnical and environmental recommendations.
In addition, Stephen has performed geotechnical and environmental subsurface explorations, laboratory testing, in-Situ permeability testing, construction monitoring, construction vibration monitoring, and pre and post construction or blasting surveys. With an eye for detail and organization, and experience in construction, Stephen naturally enhances the OTO team and provides clients with solid knowledge and creative solutions.
Bruce is an Associate at OTO and has over 30 years of experience as a geologist in the Environmental Consulting field. He is both a Massachusetts Licensed Site Professional (LSP) and a Connecticut Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP), and is an Education Committee Chairman of the Massachusetts LSP Association. Working on hydrogeological and remedial site characterizations, he’s consulted on hundreds of projects in New England and the Mid-Atlantic States, as well as the South and the Midwest.
With his extensive knowledge of state regulations, he works with commercial, industrial and residential clients to achieve environmentally sound solutions. Bruce’s natural ability to teach and communicate with OTO employees has been invaluable in creating additional, exceptional team members.
Andy is a Senior Project Manager with over 15 years of experience in Asbestos, Hazardous Materials, and Environmental Consulting. Having graduated with a B.S. degree in Environmental Science from the University of Massachusetts in 1999, Andy joined our team in 2000. Since then he’s performed hundreds of Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, and Hazardous Building Materials evaluations for a variety of industrial, commercial, residential, and agricultural clients and properties in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Oregon, and Washington.
Being licensed in the asbestos consulting field as an Inspector, Project Monitor, and Designer he understands the complexity of site development and remediation and regularly works with designers and contractors alike. With Andy’s exceptional organizational, communication, and team-support skills he’s at the forefront of successful project management.