Meet Our Professionals

Brian L. Roy

President

Education:

B.S. – Agricultural Engineering, 1986, Pennsylvania State University
M.E. – Agricultural Engineering, 1988, University of Florida

Registration:

Professional Engineer:
Florida, 1992
Pennsylvania, 1995
New York, 1998
North Carolina, 2002
Texas, 2009
Louisiana, 2010

Certified General Contractor, CGC060596
Certified Underground Utility and Excavation Contractor, CUC1225193
Certified Mold Remediator/Assessor, MRSR2492/MRSA2303
Certified Pesticide Private Applicator, PV41831

Certifications and Training:

Red Cross First Aid Certification
Red Cross CPR and AED
Mine Safety
Excavation Competent Person
Confined Space Entry Permit
Fall Protection Training
Construction Quality Management for Contractors (CQM-C)

Brief:

Mr. Roy, President of ETS, is a technical expert with over 24 years of experience in water resources management, including the qualitative and quantitative analysis of groundwater and surface water systems, wetlands, effluent disposal, and reuse systems. He is skilled in the design, permitting, and construction of large, multi-discipline projects, including, but not limited to, groundwater and surface water supply and remediation, irrigation systems, wastewater effluent disposal, reuse systems, animal waste and nutrient management systems, solid waste management, and infrastructure rehabilitation. Mr. Roy has experience working with a wide variety of clients throughout Florida in the water resources and agricultural communities. Mr. Roy is a licensed contractor and Professional Engineer with the State of Florida and is the President of Royal Consulting Services, Inc., a companion company to ETS.

Bryan T. Hopper

Project Superintendent

Certifications and Training:

American Red Cross, First Aid Training
American Red Cross, CPR Certified
Excavation Competent Person Training
Confined Space Entry Training
Trenching & Shoring Training
Mine Safety Certification
Certified Pile Burner Certificate
Fall Protection Training
Certification for Confined Space and Trench Safety
FDEP Stormwater Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector
OSHA Construction Training and Health

Brief:

Mr. Hopper is native to Highlands County and has been involved in the agricultural industry since he was a child, which has given him extensive insight in the field of agricultural construction. Working in this field has provided him the opportunity to establish many valued working relationships with the farmers and ranchers throughout South-Central Florida area as well as throughout the state of Florida. Mr. Hopper’s extensive technical knowledge of construction methods and practices combined with his managerial skills have allowed him to successfully oversee a multitude of construction projects for multiple agricultural clients. Mr. Hopper is responsible for training construction staff members, selecting appropriate sites, performing preliminary site investigations and evaluations, surveying, accurate cost estimating, coordinating with vendors and subconsultants, overseeing and enforcing site safety, and operating heavy equipment.

Courtney A. Kuhn

Director of Marketing and New Business Procurement

Education:

B.A. – Mass Communication/Multimedia and Sociology, 2005, Florida Atlantic University

Certifications and Training:

American Red Cross, First Aid Training
American Red Cross, CPR Certified
Trenching & Shoring Training
Mine Safety Certification
FDEP Stormwater Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector

Brief:

Ms. Kuhn has over 10 years of marketing and business development experience throughout the state of Florida. Ms. Kuhn continues to develop and implement the overall marketing campaign for the services offered by ETS. She is currently working on expanding marketing efforts to include social media, trade shows, conventions, a website blog, new business development, and expanding the geographical market for ETS.  Ms. Kuhn is also adept at creating proposals that include detailed scopes, schedules, coordinating with subconsultants/sucontractors and vendors and cost estimates for private and public clients as well as government agencies. Ms. Kuhn is responsible for developing comprehensive, site-specific safety plans for individual projects. She reviews all completed safety reports for accuracy and to identify special concerns, conducts monthly site safety inspections to evaluate existing conditions and ensure compliance with safety procedures, and oversees monthly safety meetings for each project. Ms. Kuhn is also responsible for annual OSHA filings.

Thomas C. Heinrich

Cost Estimator and Project Manager

Education:

University of South Florida, 1984
Seminole Community College, 1982

Certifications and Training:

Certified Army Corps of Engineers, CQCM
Mechanical Contractors Association of America, Inc.
American Society of Professional Estimators
American Red Cross, First Aid Training
American Red Cross, CPR Certified

Brief:

Mr. Heinrich provides procurement and project management assistance in the areas of estimating, bidding, and scheduling. Specialties include, but are not limited to: construction estimating management, procurement and production/delivery systems implementation and analysis; planning, contingency planning, scheduling, claims and litigation experience; identification, documentation, and presentation of cost/time relationships due to changes in scope, delays, physical conflicts and inefficiencies; ascertaining and meeting the needs of the client while keeping in balance with constraints of the budget; coordinating subcontractors of various trade disciplines for daily production objectives; estimating / engineering software development, spreadsheet and database macro automation; irrigation design experience; permit application experience; real estate development, historical preservation, community planning and residential home construction design.

Rachel E. Rock

Office Manager

Brief:

Ms. Rock manages the daily operations of the ETS office in Okeechobee. She is responsible for book keeping administration, record keeping, staffing, supply management, inventory control, and tracking project expenditure. She is a vital line of communication between ETS’ construction crews and project managers as well as upper management, ensuring business operations run smoothly without delay.