Consultants & Laboratories

Brent Sharrer, MS, CIH, Director of Industrial Hygiene Services

Brent Sharrer is a Board Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and directs the industrial hygiene division at HPE.  Mr. Sharrer has been with HPE for over 20 years and has developed extensive experience in conducting field investigations for residential, commercial and governmental IAQ investigations.  His expertise includes directing remediation projects, consultation on asbestos, lead-based paint and mold issues, communicating health based risk analysis, preparing budgets, proposals and project reports and providing technical discourse on IAQ issues with clients, colleagues and consultants.  Mr. Sharrer is a member of professional societies including the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and holds major certifications and licenses associated with asbestos and lead hazards.

Mr. Sharrer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and a Masters of Science degree in Marine Science from the University of South Carolina.  Prior to joining HPE, Mr. Sharrer conducted research involving the growth, prediction, and population dynamics of flatfish for the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine Biology and Coastal Research at USC.  His previous experience also includes performing gas chromatography and mass spectroscopy analysis on water and soil samples for hydrocarbon and halocarbon for the Trace Organics Laboratory at Maryland Department of the Environment.

Kent Campbell, BS, CPG, Director of Site Assessment, Monitoring & Compliance

Kent Campbell is a professional geologist with 20 years experience in professional geology and environmental consulting.  His responsibilities have included environmental due diligence, multi-media regulatory compliance assessments, the design and implementation of site investigations, site characterizations, remedial investigations, as well as remedial design and installation.  Mr. Campbell has provided clients with decision-driven environmental due diligence and compliance assessments.  He has budgeted and managed large-scale, multi-media site investigations for several National Priority List facilities that included uncontrolled landfills, mixed-waste disposal sites, and facility decontamination and decommissioning.

Mr. Campbell has been a leader in the investigation and remediation of contaminated sites in the Washington, DC area.  His projects have included extensive multi-media sampling and analysis, data validation, ground water modeling, risk and remediation assessments, forensic investigations, corrective action plans and extensive regulatory negotiation on local, state, and federal levels.  He has also provided litigation support and expert testimony for cases involving RCRA, NEPA, and CERCLA regulations, as well as characterization and remediation of petroleum-contaminated sites and hazardous waste sites.

William Kilpatrick, Ph.D., PE, LEED AP ID+C, Director of Building Science

Dr. Kilpatrick is the Director of Building Sciences. He is a European Engineer in the European Union, a Chartered Engineer in the UK, a Registered Professional Engineer, a LEED Accredited Professional in Interior Design and Construction, and a Licensed Mold Inspector and Trainer.  He has held full-time academic appointments in the Departments of Civil Engineering at the University of Maryland, Auburn University and the University of Aberdeen, and as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering at George Mason University. His work experiences have encompassed a wide range of disciplines including facilities engineering, construction project management, environmental engineering and general civil engineering. He has considerable experience in materials investigation and troubleshooting, and has performed emergency responses to several hurricane and earthquake events.  He is committed to keeping abreast of current knowledge and trends, the development and maintenance of key clients, and the training and mentoring of professional and technical staff.  He is committed to teamwork, high quality service, and client satisfaction.  More recently, he has developed an increasing interest in the comprehensive field of Building Sciences, combining his LEED expertise and diverse experience with the quest for innovation and sustainability in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of Green buildings. He is a Past President of the Northern Virginia Post of the Society of American Military Engineers and currently serves on the Board of Directors as the K-12 Outreach Director.

     Industrial Hygiene

     Site Assessment

     Building Science

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Jason Edwards, BS, Project Manager

Jason Edwards received his Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Science from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute State University in Blacksburg, Virginia.  Mr. Edwards has practiced as an industrial hygienist for over 15 years and has successfully managed asbestos and lead abatement for numerous major projects.  At HP Environmental, Inc. Mr. Edwards holds the position of Project Manager where he manages and conducts environmental testing, building surveys, and abatement monitoring related to asbestos and lead.