Erik Gessert is a senior environmental engineer for Terracon Consultants, Inc., in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Since 2002 Erik has worked in the environmental industry successfully managing remediation projects. Erik's primary responsibilities include leadership, technical evaluation, and project management of remediation, and specifically, LNAPL site management projects. Prior to rejoining Terracon in 2018, Erik was the supervisor and technical lead for the Colorado Division of Oil and Public Safety Remediation team where he was responsible for the successful implementation of enhanced risk-based closure criteria for the program, the implementation of the Recognized Environmental Professional program, and the incorporation of CSM development, high resolution site characterization, and green and sustainable remediation into the program's core problem solving criteria. Erik earned a bachelor's degree in environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2001 and his professional engineering license from the State of Colorado in 2007.