EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA), a leading provider of environmental, engineering and program/construction management services, is proud to announce the appointment of three long-time employees as vice presidents: Christopher Canonica, P.E., Paul Caprio, P.G. and Brian Lesinski, CPEA, EMS-LA.
Christopher Canonica, P.E., vice president, is profit center manager for EA’s New York operations and works in the firm’s Syracuse office. In addition to his office management responsibilities, he serves in both a project and program management capacity for a variety of commercial, municipal, and state and federal governmental agency clients.
Canonica, a 21-year veteran of the environmental consulting industry, began his career at EA in 2002 as a senior engineer. From the outset, Canonica distinguished himself as a highly-competent civil engineer and staff mentor, as well as an excellent account executive and operations manager. In 2006, he assumed leadership of EA’s New York operations and took on additional responsibility as manager of Engineering Resources for EA’s Northeast business unit. Canonica earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University in 1989, and is a registered professional engineer in New York.
Paul Caprio, P.G., vice president, is EA’s National Service Line Program Manager (NSLPM) for Site Characterization and Remediation (SC&R) Services, based in EA’s Sparks, Md. office. Prior to assuming his national program role, Caprio served in a variety of management and technical positions. Most recently, he was EA’s chief geologist and director of SC&R services.
Earlier in his career, Caprio was profit center manager for EA’s mid-Atlantic SC&R unit. He joined EA in 1984 and has more than 30 years of experience in consulting and remedial construction, with particular expertise in the technical, policy, regulatory and contractual aspects of hazardous, toxic, radioactive and munitions response environmental services. Caprio often leverages his experience to negotiate and implement complex strategies for investigation and cleanup efforts under a variety of contracting scenarios, including performance-based acquisitions. Caprio holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Geology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), and is a registered professional geologist in Pennsylvania.
Brian Lesinski, CPEA, EMS-LA, vice president, is EA’s NSLPM for Environmental Health, and Safety (EH&S) Compliance Services. Lesinski has served EA in a variety of management and technical positions since joining the firm in 1999. Prior to taking on his national role, Lesinski managed EA’s New England operations from the firm’s office in Warwick, RI.
Lesinski has more than 20 years of experience in consulting, with particular expertise in EH&S regulatory compliance, policy and strategic environmental management. He has leveraged his skills to increase EA’s visibility and success as a premier EH&S compliance and management systems consultant. Lesinski holds a Master’s of Science degree in Natural Resources, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Resource Development, both from the University of Rhode Island. He is a Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA) with the Board of Environmental Auditor Certification, and a certified Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor (EMS-LA) with the Registration Accreditation Board – Quality Society of America.
In making today’s announcement, Ian MacFarlane, president and CEO said, “Chris, Paul and Brian each possess unique blends of technical expertise, industry experience, and business acumen. These attributes, coupled with their long tenures with the firm and deep understanding of EA’s core values, enable them to efficiently harness the best of EA as they pursue client service.”
About EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.
EA provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Md., EA employs more than 450 professionals through a network of 22 offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 37 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources.