Fairfax, VA—June 28, 2013 – Dewberry, a privately held, nationally recognized professional services firm, has recently hired Scott W. Beckman, PhD, as assistant branch manager in the Parsippany, New Jersey, office, where he will provide senior management support for the environmental services branch. In his new role, Beckman will also develop new environmental opportunities in the public- and private-sector, targeting markets in Marcellus Shale and the Gulf Coast region.
Beckman has more than 33 years of experience, which includes managing environmental staff and developing new business initiatives in the environmental and energy fields. His technical expertise includes implementing expedited site assessment, cost-effective remediation technologies, and green energy technologies.
“I plan on applying my managerial and technical skills to further enhance the excellent capabilities of the Dewberry environmental staff,” said Beckman. “I will provide our current and future clients with the latest environmental technologies and strategies to not only mitigate their environmental liabilities, but to hopefully recover valuable assets during the process.”
His notable work prior to joining Dewberry includes accelerating the closure of hazardous waste sites at military bases, evaluating innovative remediation technologies to close contaminated EPA Superfund sites throughout the country, and providing geochemical and mineralogical support for an enhanced methane study of the New Albany shale gas deposits.
Beckman holds his bachelor’s and a master’s degree in geology from The State University of New York at Stony Brook and a doctorate in marine sciences from Louisiana State University. He is currently a visiting associate professor at the City College of New York. In addition, Beckman has been featured as a speaker at numerous conferences and has been published in The Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association and Science Magazine.
Dewberry is a leading professional services firm with a proven history of providing architecture, engineering, and management and consulting services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. Recognized for combining unsurpassed commitment to client service with deep subject matter expertise, Dewberry is dedicated to solving clients’ most complex challenges and transforming their communities. Established in 1956, Dewberry is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with more than 40 locations and 1,800+ professionals nationwide. To learn more, visit www.dewberry.com.