With more than 25 years of environmental consulting experience, Chris Cuomo, PE, joins Burns & McDonnell as the new environmental services regional manager in Raleigh, North Carolina. Cuomo will lead the Environmental Services Group in the Mid-Atlantic region, while building a team of multidisciplinary environmental services professionals.
“Chris’s technical skills and business acumen will be of great value to our clients, who must address evolving environmental requirements and integrate green business opportunities,” says Jeff Ganthner, vice president and general manager for the Mid-Atlantic region of Burns & McDonnell. “Chris will be an essential part of our team. His leadership experience and background in environmental consulting will bolster our Environmental Services Group and the offerings we can provide to clients.”
Cuomo will be responsible for strategic planning, client relationships, team growth, proposal development and contract negotiations, all aimed at making our clients successful.
“We are excited to have Chris join the Burns & McDonnell team,” says Steve Nalefski, senior vice president and general manager of the Environmental Services Group at Burns & McDonnell. “His diverse experience in environmental consulting, engineering and project management aligns with our mission to provide safe and successful projects to our clients.”
Throughout Cuomo’s career, he has provided environmental compliance, due diligence and remediation solutions for utility, chemical and industrial markets. Prior to working for Burns & McDonnell, he served as a managing partner for a multinational environmental consultancy firm where he led air quality, contaminated site management, impact assessment and planning services for clients in the Gulf Coast and south Atlantic region.
Cuomo is a licensed professional engineer in North Carolina. He earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering and a Master of Business Administration from North Carolina State University.