Key Personnel

Our key personnel are experienced professionals with extensive government contract experience and long tenures in the environmental industry. They have the authority and the expertise to overcome any challenges and deliver high quality performance. Most of our staff have high academic and professional credentials including graduate degrees, professional certifications, or both.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Mike Bilodeau
Our CEO, Mr. Mike Bilodeau, is a certified service-disabled veteran with over 18 years of experience in environmental clean up and compliance.  After completing his service in the US Coast Guard, he joined the USACE Seattle District working for 5 years as an Environmental Project Manager working all aspects of Environmental Remediation.  He then transferred to USACE, Europe District for a 5-year tour with duties ranging from drafting the German Final Governing Standards, to being deployed in Kosovo during the war and chairing source-selection boards for both Environmental and Construction contracts totaling over $200 million.  Mr. Bilodeau finished his government career as a Remedial Project Manager and environmental compliance specialist with NAVFAC SW.  His military and government experience lends itself to an in depth understanding of environmental compliance and remediation at federal facilities.  Mr. Bilodeau has specific Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) project experience including technical writing and review, remedial investigation/feasibility studies, Record of Decision support, in-situ remediation, source removal actions and site sampling, consensus building, and positive regulatory agency interaction.  Mr. Bilodeau provides expert project management and superior technical services for all phases of the Environmental clean-up process.  In addition, Mr. Bilodeau’s experience in oversight of environmental construction projects, site investigations, laboratory testing, and GIS services offers a diverse knowledge of the Industry.  Mr. Bilodeau maintains direct communication with the Program Manager and his Project Managers.  This direct chain of communication is critical to resolving issues quickly and ensuring projects receive support and resources.  Contact: MikeB@iosdv.com
Senior Project Manager
VP of Program Development
Mr. Jeff Keller
Mr. Jeff Keller has over 14 years of experience in the environmental compliance, remediation, and general construction industries throughout the United States. His duties have included program management, project management, construction management and oversight, and estimating for both public and private clients. Based out of IOEI’s Seattle Office he manages our environmental remediation and construction services for the northwest and our construction services nationwide. Mr. Keller received his B.S. in Chemistry and has a minor in environmental science and regional planning. His diverse background has included working in environmental laboratories, working on regional spill response plans, performing and managing all types of environmental remediation projects, and estimating and managing multi-million dollar construction projects for both public and private clients. His experience in these disciplines provides our clients with a well-rounded and technically advanced ally for multiple disciplines. His overall understanding of the processes required, whether on environmental or construction projects, provides the team with the ability to identify potential issues well in advance, saves all stakeholders time and money, and results in an excellent end product for the customer.
 

Senior Project Manager:
Mr. Gary Vargas, RG, CHG

Mr. Gary Vargas offers over 27 years of extensive professional environmental experience as a senior project manager in hydrogeology and geology including engineering and construction services with the U.S. Marine Corps. He conducts, manages, and supervises staff both in the office and in the field with tremendous practical expertise. Specific environmental experience includes landfill studies, water quality studies, storm water management, groundwater modeling, site assessments, feasibility studies, remedial investigations, and litigation support. His water resources experience includes groundwater supply and development, construction dewatering, and water balance estimates. His military background provided experience in engineering, construction, planning, and demolition projects. Mr. Vargas has worked as a project manager subcontractor on NAVFAC SW facilities such as Camp Pendleton, Miramar, EI Toro, Tustin, and Port Hueneme. With sharp attention to detail Mr. Vargas has supported well-known experts in the environmental field in deposition and trial preparation. He is registered as a Geologist and certified as a Hydrogeologist in California, and he maintains Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) certification in California.