David Owen, President and Principal Senior Scientist at Environmental 360, is an environmental consultant with more than 18 years of environmental consulting experience with industrial and commercial clients. An Environmental Science graduate of Auburn University (2000), Mr. Owen spent the first two years of his consulting career with an environmental firm that specialized in Clean Air Act regulations and automated environmental compliance management systems. Starting as an intern with the small consulting firm, he eventually became the engineering group manager responsible for assessing industrial facilities’ compliance and reporting needs and developing the specifications for automated environmental compliance systems. In addition, he developed turn-key compliance programs according to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs) including leak detection and repair programs; startup, shutdown, and malfunction programs; and CEMS quality control programs.
Mr. Owen next worked for a prominent southeastern regional civil engineering and environmental consulting firm. Starting as a project scientist with the firm, he gained project experience in the areas of groundwater assessment and remediation, natural resources, stormwater, wastewater, and hazardous waste. Mr. Owen eventually started and became the operations manager for the firm’s Atlanta, GA office. He managed a team of environmental scientists, ecologists, and engineers for over six years. In addition to managing the employees and office operations, he was responsible for business development, budgeting, and profitability while continuing to serve his clients in the industrial and commercial markets across the southeast. Mr. Owen also started and managed an office in Nashville, TN while maintaining his duties with the Atlanta, GA office.
Today, Mr. Owen continues to service a large client base as a Senior Principal Scientist and serves as the President of Environmental 360. His primary responsibilities are team member support, project oversight on air compliance projects, and corporate administrative oversight. He is married to Stacey, and they have three children Peyton, Andie, and Hayes.