EnviroScience’s Ecological Restoration Practice Area, under the leadership of Julie Bingham, has named two Practice Area Leads to support its continued growth and leadership. Practice Area Leads at EnviroScience are key technical staff who are leaders and mentors ensuring our projects, people, and work products continually meet and exceed expectations.
Angelina Hotz, P.E. Named Restoration Practice Area Lead
We are excited to announce that Angelina Hotz, P.E., has been selected as a Practice Area Lead for EnviroScience’s Restoration Practice Area. Angelina has demonstrated leadership in managing engineering and plan deliverables throughout her five years at EnviroScience. She also exemplifies the EnviroScience core values of respect, client advocacy, quality work, accountability, teamwork, and safety. Angelina has become a leader in designing scientifically sound restoration projects, working to identify data needs to better inform modeling outcomes and design approaches. Her focus on precision and her ability to anticipate hydraulic and structural challenges have positioned her team to excel in their design projects. Her dedication to schedule and quality of work has helped our Restoration Area grow. Angelina also excels at recognizing problems with operational needs and developing or proposing solutions.
Angelina Hotz is a registered engineer in Ohio and manages the design, engineering, and plan development of restoration projects. Since 2017, she has been the project engineer on numerous ecological restoration and mitigation projects, in both a design-build and design-bid capacity. Angelina has experience with site civil design and grading, stormwater management plan development, MS4 compliance, H&H modeling, cost estimating, and construction management. She advocates implementing green infrastructure and sustainable designs in restoration and stormwater projects. We congratulate Angelina on her promotion and look forward to her continued future at EnviroScience!
Rachel Spadafore Named Restoration Practice Area Lead
We are excited to announce that Rachel Spadafore has been selected as a Practice Area Lead for Ecological Restoration Practice Area. Rachel has helped our Restoration Area grow through her excellent project management and technical leadership, including specific expertise in coastal restoration. Over the past three years at EnviroScience, she has expanded her technical and design capabilities, excelled at project management, and ensured that our clients receive high-quality work, a core value of EnviroScience’s services. Regionally, she has positioned EnviroScience through targeted efforts to expand the geographic footprint of where we can perform ecological restoration. Rachel also exemplifies the EnviroScience core values of respect, client advocacy, quality work, accountability, teamwork, and safety. We are very excited about Rachel’s promotion and her continued future.
Rachel Spadafore is a Restoration Ecologist by training with 17 years of experience in ecology and an educational background in environmental management. She has 12 years of experience providing technical project management of large-scale stream, wetland, and coastal restoration and mitigation projects. Rachel’s expertise specifically includes managing tidal and freshwater wetland, stream, riparian forest, and upland habitat restoration projects. Her skills and responsibilities include stream and wetland assessment (topographic and bathymetric survey, QHEI, HHEI, ORAM, USACE WOTUS delineation), conceptual restoration design (GIS, AutoCAD), quantifying ecological uplift (SQT), environmental permitting (USACE, EPA, USFWS, ODNR, OHPO), restoration construction oversight, and technical reporting. Rachel also works to expand our ecological restoration work through EnviroScience’s Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia office locations. We congratulate Rachel on her promotion and look forward to her continued future at EnviroScience!