Chris Rutledge to Lead Natural Resources & Environmental Planning Practice
July 11, 2022
Chris Rutledge Joins Verdantas to Lead the Natural Resources and Environmental Planning Practice
Dublin, Ohio: Chris Rutledge brings over 27 years of building programs and leading teams to enable Verdantas ’biologists, environmental scientists, and engineers to bring our clients success in understanding regulatory requirements and mitigating environmental impacts associated with their projects.
“Verdantas is pleased to announce that Chris Rutledge has joined Verdantas to lead the Natural Resources and Environmental Planning practice. Chris is an experienced, engaging leader who will bring us together. He has direct experience with the management of environmental and cultural resource surveys; threatened and endangered species surveys and permitting; wetland delineation, permitting, mitigation, and monitoring; development of weed management and restoration plans; local, state, and federal permitting; agency coordination; and stakeholder outreach.” Guy Marcozzi, Practice Group Director at Verdantas.
Chris Rutledge, NREP Practice Lead, added, “Verdantas represented a unique opportunity to join an organization with proven executive leaders who have challenged themselves to build a company that places equal importance on the value of our people, our clients, and our planet. I truly look forward to working with the incredible talent within natural resources and planning team to help create, restore, and sustain natural ecosystems and human environments for the future.”
As the Natura Resources and Environmental Planning Practice Leader, Chris will continue to grow our experienced national community of natural resource and planning professionals to help our clients tackle today’s challenges and position themselves for future success.
Verdantas currently employs over 450 people located in 26 offices across the US and is home to many of the industry's top scientists, engineers, and technical experts. Verdantas operates a people-first culture, concentrating on the well-being of its employees, clients, and the communities where they live and work. The company is actively hiring across all disciplines and seeking additional companies with a strategic and cultural fit.