Chandler, AZ: Today, Banda Group International, LLC (BGI), an environmental, health, and safety consulting company announces the addition of a Corporate Strategy team to its organization during the company’s fast growth phase. BGI achieved significant growth in employee headcount since January of this year, and to ensure we maintain world class service and quality our clients expect, we have added two key positions to lead strategic growth and quality.

Joining BGI is Mr. Brett Howey, PE, Vice President of Corporate Strategy. Mr. Howey has over 20 years of experience in the construction, civil infrastructure, environmental engineering, and health and safety fields. He’s an expert in both short- and long-range strategic business planning, organic and M&A growth, post-acquisition integration, execution of strategic visions to drive change, improve customer offerings, and generate new business. His operational leadership experience has included P&L responsibility for greater than $50 million in consulting revenue with sales and project delivery focused within all public and private infrastructure market sectors. Mr. Howey holds a B.S. in Geology from the University of Nebraska and a M.S.E in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University and is a registered Arizona Professional Engineer. Prior to joining BGI he led strategic growth and operational leadership for a top #100 ENR engineering consulting firm.

Joining Mr. Howey is James Lockhart, PE as BGI’s Director of Quality. Mr. Lockhart has over 37 years of engineering and program/project management experience. Mr. Lockhart specializes in design engineering; environmental remediation; decontamination, decommissioning and demolition; and environmental consulting projects. He has worked with numerous federal agencies, including the US Department of Energy, the US Army Corps of Engineers, the Naval Reactors Nuclear Propulsion Program, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Park Service, and the US Forest Service. Mr. Lockhart is a registered Professional Engineer in Idaho and New Mexico and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State and a M.B.A from Idaho State University. Prior to joining BGI in June, Mr. Lockhart owned an environmental consulting business in Idaho.

About BGI: Banda Group International, LLC is a world-class, international, consulting company providing superior health and safety; environmental characterization and remediation; construction management; and security services. Founded in 2003, BGI is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business and a minority-owned business headquartered in Chandler, AZ with regional offices in Albuquerque, NM and Oak Ridge, TN.