Cascade Environmental has announced that John Cowdery has joined the company as president and CEO.

“I’m honored to be a part of an organization that truly understands the needs of the environmental services industry,” Cowdery says. “Cascade has evolved its suite of services by investing in people and technology to support our customers with innovative solutions to complex issues. This is an exciting opportunity to further strengthen Cascade’s position as a fully-integrated service provider to the geotechnical and environmental markets.”

Prior to joining Cascade, Cowdery served as president of the environmental sector for TRC Companies where he was responsible for leading the growth strategy for the $300 million division within TRC.  Previously, Cowdery held leadership positions at ICF International, Jones & Stokes Associates and ATC Group Services. He has over 30 years of experience in the environmental industry delivering exceptional results in revenue growth, profitability, operational improvements, employee engagement, strategic planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

“John’s extensive background in the environmental industry and experience driving operational excellence uniquely qualifies him to successfully lead Cascade into the future,” says John Kenny, co-chairman of Cascade.  “The board is eager to support John in the transition to his new role.”

Cowdery holds a master of business administration from Saint Mary’s College in California and a master of science in health from Southern Illinois University.