Key MCE Personnel

Rich Fanning
President
Rich Fanning has over 35 years experience in supply chain & logistics, hazardous waste handling, and executive management. Mr. Fanning leads the Mill Creek Environmental team with quality and customer service as the priority of each project.
Dan Centofanti, PG
Vice President
Dan Cenofanti is a licensed Professional Geologist in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi and serves as MCE’s Technical Director. He brings over 25 years in the industry directing environmental site investigations and remediation actions for difficult projects including petroleum facilities, hazardous waste handling, waste disposals sites, and many more.
Jake Irwin
Operations Manager
Jake Irwin serves as the team’s quarter back. In the role of the Operations Manager, he utilizes his 18+ years of industry experience to plan, staff, and implement project action plans as well as associate training and development. Mr. Irwin stays on the forefront of trends and new technologies in the environmental industry.
Stephen Johnson, PG
Senior Project Manager
Stephen is a licensed Professional Geologist in Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Tennessee. He has more than 25 years of work experience as a geologist/hydrogeologist and manager with environmental consulting and water resource companies in the southeastern United States, Australia and Canada.
Amy Jo Robertson, PG
Professional Geologist
Amy Jo Robertson is a Professional Geologist with over 10 years of experience as an environmental consultant and project lead. Mrs. Robertson specialized in underground storage tank compliance and corrective action plans, site assessments, long-term groundwater monitoring analysis, and NAPL recovery.
Matthew Banner
Project Engineer
Matthew Banner is an Environmental Engineer-in-Training (EIT) with a background on pollution control and prevention. Mr. Banner has done studies of Atmospheric Pollution Control, Bio Fuel Engineering, and Hazardous Waste Remediation. In addition, he has knowledge of hydrology, waste treatment and waste water design.
Kerry Benson
Project Biologist
Kerry Benson is a project biologist that has a range of expertise including NPDES permits, soil analysis, stream restoration and stabilizations, wetland delineations, storm water monitoring (SPCCC), ground and water sampling. Mr. Benson brings his geological and ecological knowledge to Mill Creek Environmental projects.
Brandon Wood
Project Geologist
Brandon Wood is a Project Geologist with responsibilities includes Project Management, Field Operations, Report Preparation, Client Relations, and Technical Analysis. Mr. Wood handles site assessments, soil surveys, and groundwater remediation/long-term sampling.
Ryan Phillippie
Project Geologist
Ryan Phillippie serves as a staff geologist that specializes in project management, phase I environmental site assessments, and level 3 soil surveys. Mr. Phillippie brings experience in ground water and run off sampling testing for multiple minerals including sulfates, iron, and copper utilizing a spectrophotometer.
Blake Greeson
Project Geologist
Blake Gresson is a Project Geologist at Mill Creek Environmental . Mr. Gresson has recently done a field study in Colorado of mapping and studying the deformational history of Paleozoic and Mesozoic strata. He specializes in Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and Level 3 Soil Surveys.
Mariella Monteleone
Staff Environmental Scientist
Mariella Monteleone is a staff environmental scientist with a focus of Phase I ESA, data analysis, and reporting. Mrs. Monteleone has a background in quantitative research methods, waste water treatment site monitoring and ICP/ICPMS and mercury analysis.
Irene Holak
Staff Environmental Scientist
Irene Holak is a staff environmental scientist with a master's degree in Environmental Studies concentration in Conservation Biology. Ms. Holak has background in solid waste management, recycling education, watershed technician, and science director. Her focus at Mill Creek Environmental is Phase I environmental site assessments, Phase II ESA, sewer spill sampling, and monitoring sampling.
Cheri Kimbrell
Office Manager
Cheri Kimbrell is Mill Creek Environmental’s office manager and is tasked with keeping the team organized as well as accounting and human resource duties. In addition, Ms. Kimbrell assist in field work and as an Asbestos Building Inspector she performs many asbestos surveys.
Jyl Gryder
Marketing
Jyl Gryder overseas the marketing as well as business development for Mill Creek Environmental. With a background in multi-channel marketing and industry analysis she brings over 15 years of insight and big-picture focus in the growth of MCE.