Phoenix, AZ– SCS Engineers, an award-winning environmental consulting firm, hired Daniel Sola, a hydrogeologist and project manager with more than 30 years of experience, to serve as the Arizona and New Mexico project director from the firm’s office in Phoenix.
Sola is responsible for all phases of project management, client service, business development, and technical leadership. He oversees teams of professional staff located according to their knowledge of regional and local geography, regulatory policies and industrial or scientific specialty.
Sola’s areas of expertise include hydrogeological evaluation, modeling, remediation, contaminant fate and transport, risk assessment, natural attenuation, and environmental review earned on projects throughout North America. He is sought after as an expert witness and technical author presenting on environmental issues.
“Dan enhances our capabilities managing complex hydrogeology challenges and high-profile, large-scale project management. Our clients depend on his expertise to help them manage water resources and other environmental issues as part of their responsible business operations in the Southwest,” said Brad Johnston, Vice President at SCS Engineers.
He was previously the vice president at an environmental services firm in Phoenix. Before moving to Phoenix area five years ago, he lived in St. Paul, Minn. where he was the lead hydrogeologist on the largest groundwater cleanup in the region and where he worked with the University of Minnesota on innovative technology research projects including phytoremediation and direct hydrogen injection for chlorinated VOC treatment.
“I’m eager to expand SCS Engineers’ reputation in Arizona and New Mexico as the go-to experts and connect with industrial clients,” Sola said. “I chose to join SCS Engineers, a recognized national leader in the field because SCS shares my career-long commitment to client satisfaction.”
Sola, a registered geologist in Arizona, earned a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Michigan Technological University.