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Meet Our Management Team

 

 

 

Gaby Atik

Bonnie Hopke

Jeff Hackworth

Dan Ours

Scott Saroff

Gaby Atik, PE, PMP

President

Gaby joined FPM as an environmental engineer/groundwater modeler in 1991. From the start, his technical expertise, business acumen, regulatory knowledge, management approach and interpersonal skills led to his appointment as Department Manager and Executive Vice President. Today, Gaby is the President of the FPM family of companies, including FPM Remediations, Inc., FPM Group, Ltd, and FPM Engineering Group, P.C. He relies on his 30 years of technical and management experience, entrepreneurship, and risk management expertise to develop strategies, set the overall direction, direct the objectives and budgets, and lead the pursuit of new market areas of the FPM companies. On a day-to-day basis, Gaby manages, develops, and ensures implementation of FPM’s technical and engineering projects that include environmental and munitions investigation and remediation; civil/mechanical/environmental engineering; geophysics; and spatial data. He is the program manager on FPM’s $150M portfolio of performance-based environmental remediation contracts with the Department of Defense. In this role, Gaby works with the FPM project managers to establish performance objectives, and manage risk, budgets, and schedules.

Gaby provides FPM’s staff and its federal, state, and local clients an in-depth knowledge of hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste and military munitions investigation and remediation techniques; demonstrated excellence in effective regulatory and stakeholder interactions; and program and project management expertise. His technical experience includes the areas of investigation/remediation; feasibility studies; engineering design; hazardous waste management; groundwater modeling; storm drainage and flood control; environmental impact studies; regulatory compliance; process analysis; risk analysis; cost estimating; and financial analysis.

Gaby has a BS in Civil Engineering and Economics and a MECE in Environmental Systems/Engineering Management. He co-authored an ASCE publication on Control of Groundwater and Groundwater Modeling.

Bonnie Hopke

Vice President - Business Development

Bonnie Hopke leads FPM’s business development, marketing, and proposal development efforts. She joined FPM in 2009 and has more than  40 years of experience in environmental services, including 20+ years of program and project management.

Bonnie spent 28 years as a US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employee and USEPA consultant. In the 1980s, when Congress passed the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), she became one of the first Remedial Project Managers in USEPA Region 6. As a consultant to USEPA Headquarters, Bonnie managed projects and contracts that included the development of Superfund and Brownfields technical, budgeting, management, and site reuse guidance documents and the evaluation of the Superfund program accomplishments. Prior to joining FPM, Bonnie used her business development and proposal writing skills, client relationships, technical expertise, and outstanding customer service to help a small environmental management firm grow from a company with 8 people and a $30K task order to a company of more than 300 people with annual revenues of $250M+.

Jeff Hackworth

Vice President - Geophysical and Munition Response Services

Jeff Hackworth, PG, PgP leads FPM Remediations' integrated geophysical and munition response services. Jeff joined FPM in 2004 and has led our geophysical and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) technical services group under various roles over the years. He brings 30+ years of experience in environmental and engineering geophysics and Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC)/UXO investigations and clean-up.

Jeff has conducted and managed geophysical surveys and munitions clean-up projects at Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DOE) sites and commercial/industrial sites throughout the U.S., Caribbean, Pacific Region, and Southeast Asia. His geophysical experience includes magnetic, gravity, spontaneous potential (SP), time- and frequency-domain electromagnetic (EM) induction, very low frequency (VLF) EM, ground penetrating radar (GPR), electrical resistivity, induced polarization (IP), and a variety of borehole geophysical logging techniques.

Jeff is a registered professional geophysicist and a licensed professional geologist. He earned his BS in Geophysics from Boise State University and completed graduate studies in Geophysical Engineering at Montana Tech.

 

Dan Ours

Vice President - Environmental Operations

Dan Ours, PG, PMP, CPG leads FPM Remediations' environmental remediation services sector as we continue to grow our performance-based contracting (PBC) portfolio. He will leverage his 25+ years of environmental consulting and remediation experience to improve and streamline our environmental operations. Dan’s experience includes a diversified portfolio of projects encompassing site characterization, risk assessments, groundwater fate and transport modeling, in-situ groundwater remediation, natural attenuation monitoring, soil vapor intrusion and mitigation, emergency investigations and clean-ups, and overseeing Operation, Maintenance and Monitoring (OM&M) of ongoing remediation systems.

Dan is a certified Professional Geologist and Project Management Professional. He earned his BS in Geomechanics from the University of Rochester (a Mechanical Engineering/ Geology hybrid) and MS in Hydrogeology at Syracuse University.

 

 

 

Scott Saroff

Vice President -

Scott leads FPM Remediations' growth in the Commercial sector by leveraging our proven track-record in reducing environmental liabilities and supporting clients with specialized technical services. Scott has more than 37 years of professional geology/ environmental experience as a consultant for industry, utilities, and government. He has served as program/project manager and/or senior technical consultant on more than 200 environmental projects that include a wide range of compliance, permitting, environmental site investigations, remedial design and remediation projects involving chlorinated Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), PCBs, metals, petroleum, coal tar and creosote. His technical expertise includes contaminant hydrogeology, geochemistry, contaminated sediment investigation and management, and groundwater, sediment, and soil remediation.

Scott is a certified professional geologist and a licensed professional geologist. He earned his BS in Forest Biology (Aquatic Ecology/Geology) from State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, MS in Geology from Syracuse University, and completed PhD coursework in Contaminant Hydrogeology/Geochemistry.