Senior Team Members


Edgar Berkey, Ph.D
about-EdgarBerkeySenior Management Consultant with 45 years of successful experience with private and public sector energy and environmental technologies as a technical contributor, manager, reviewer, and consultant,  including nuclear, fossil, and alternative energies dealing with technology development and demonstration, strategic planning, program management, science, quality, and policy issues involving DOE, National Laboratories, and DOD.

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Jim Burritt
 Screen Shot 2016-04-27 at 12.23.01 PMVice President, James G. Burritt is an independent consultant for project evaluation, organizational and project management, and project planning, specializing in the nuclear and fossil power fields.  He has had over 50 years of experience involving operation, maintenance, construction, and repair of conventional and nuclear facilities and ships, and management and evaluation of projects and organizations.  He is experienced working internationally; he has worked on several major government and private projects in Russia and Central and Eastern Europe.

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Tracy Ellis

As a Project Controls Manager, Tracy is an accomplished, highly motivated Project Controls Engineer/Manager as well as Cost Account Manager with a solid background in cost, schedule, and earned value on complex projects (EPC, EC & EPCM) from greenfield projects to modifications on existing projects. She has solid management capabilities with a consistent track record of initiating solutions and completing projects from inception to turn key. She is able to multi-task & respond to high-volumes of time sensitive issues & prioritize complex projects simultaneously. Tracy is detail driven with outstanding communication skills and proven success interfacing with customers, vendors, and fellow co-workers.

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Craig Ferguson

As Vice President for Mission Assurance, Craig is a proven outcome-oriented leader with over 25 years of broad operations, assurance, project management, safety, and risk management experience in highly regulated environments including academic research, Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories, manufacturing facilities, fuel cycle facilities, and the U.S. Navy nuclear propulsion program. Expertise in identifying and implementing operational efficiency, enterprise risk management, project management and oversight, financial and strategic planning, performance management and governance, investigation and root cause analysis, team building, and personnel development. Credentials include Project Management Professional, Certified Health Physicist, Certified Safety Professional, and MS in Safety Sciences.

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Michael Hazen

Senior Project Manager, Michael has an extensive operational background in senior positions in both the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Energy (DOE). Most recently he completed a successful second career holding executive and senior executive positions delivering exceptional mission support to DOE’s largest laboratory. He previously served more than 31 years in the United States Air Force where he held executive positions in security and was chief executive for two large DOD units.

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W. David Jansen

Screen Shot 2016-04-27 at 12.26.36 PMVice President, Dave Jansen is a professional manager with over forty year’s experience in engineering, construction, estimating, scheduling and project management.  He has managed hundreds of projects start to finish, including conceptual development, design programs, independent reviews, independent cost estimates, and project schedules.  Dave has managed numerous simultaneous projects and construction teams and has enterprise management skills. Dave has worked extensively with major industry leaders including Intel, Honeywell, Motorola, Southwest Airlines, Orbital Science, and numerous city, county, state and federal agencies and has spent much of his career managing high-tech, design–build projects.

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Laurie Judd, Ph.D
juddVice President of Corporate Programs, Laurie Judd is an Internationally experienced, industry-recognized Senior Executive with more than 25 years proven record in:

  • Management and Technical Consulting for Government
  • International technology transfer and collaboration between Government Agencies
  • Sales Management, Business Development and Program Management in technical services and products to both Federal Government and their contractors
  • “Making market” through advanced positioning of technical concepts and solutions
  • Congressional Liaison/Government Affairs
  • Commercialization and implementation of innovative, ‘first-of-a-kind’ technologies

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Keith Klein
KeithKleinVice President NW Operations, Keith Klein has extensive experience managing challenging Department of Energy (DOE) programs, projects, and major sites with multiple missions and multiple contracts. As Manager of Richland Operations Office (Hanford site) planned and managed large scale transition of site contracts, priorities, and mission focus involving numerous technical, socioeconomic, regulatory, integration, management and political issues. Thirty-five years of Federal experience dealing with all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle: light water, heavy water, gas, and breeder reactors; fuel development and reprocessing; transportation; safety, quality assurance and environment; safeguards and security; and waste management and disposal.  Subsequently gained valuable private sector experience consulting for clients in the energy field as a VP for Longenecker & Associates, formation of own alternative energy development company, and serving as Executive Director of the Tri-Cities Local Business Association.

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Stephen Mournighan
Screen Shot 2016-04-27 at 12.52.03 PMVice President , Stephen Mournighan has over 38 years experience in Federal procurement and organizational management. His experience has for the most part involved the Nation’s energy programs, and he has played key roles in most major Department of Energy acquisitions since the inception of the Department of Energy. These projects range from the fossil energy demonstration programs and the Clinch River Breeder Reactor in the 1970’s, through the major management and operating contractor competitions since 1993. During this time he was the Department’s lead senior executive for the development of procurement policy, performance measurement, field auditing, and twice was the Director of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. For the last five years of his Federal career, he was the Deputy Director of Procurement and Assistance Management at the Department of Energy, second in command to the Department’s Procurement Executive.

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Donald Prigel
Screen Shot 2016-04-27 at 2.27.15 PMDonald Prigel is a senior technical and management consultant and since 2006 has served as a Senior Project Manager for Longenecker & Associates. Prigel has over 37 years of technical and management experience in both the commercial and government nuclear industries. He is a visionary strategic leader with broad business and technical expertise and a record of attaining creative solutions to multi-dimensional problems in the absence of guidelines or precedents.  Has a track record of being creative, strategic, pragmatic, and aggressive in forming alliances. His passion and focus are fortified by strong interpersonal and technical skills.

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Clay Ramsey

clay Vice President, Clay Ramsey is a retired U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Senior Executive Service member with over 30 years of experience in management of large and complex nuclear material processing facility and high-energy physics construction projects. Directly responsible for management of all aspects of project execution including design, procurement, construction, startup testing and project controls. Extensive experience with the preparation and approval of project management documentation and performance of project external reviews.

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Jay Rhoderick
Screen Shot 2016-04-27 at 2.12.58 PMVice President Jay Rhoderick conducts management and technical assessments and reviews for contractors conducting Department of Energy work activities. He conducts Integrated Safety Management (ISM) assessments and project and project management reviews. He assists in the execution of the DOE Order 413 Project Management in the development of overall strategic planning as well as development of Critical Decision packages and supporting documents such as risk management plans. Mr. Rhoderick serves as the Working Group Coordinator for EFCOG activities. He serves as managing Secretariat for the External Advisory Board for the Savannah River National Laboratory.

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Kathryn Roberts
Ms. Roberts is a recognized regulatory and public outreach expert with more than 16 years of environmental compliance and technical expertise related to regulatory compliance (e.g., RCRA, CERCLA, NEPA). In addition to serving as a cabinet-appointed regulatory division director, her experience includes 12 years managing, coordinating and communicating between State and Federal agencies (EPA, DOE), Congressional delegation, State legislators and a wide range of stakeholders, including activist groups and local Indian Pueblos. In addition to regulatory compliance and outreach, Ms. Roberts performed within QA/QC/CAS programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and has extensive environmental remediation field experience in New Mexico and New York State. Click for Full Resume 
Allen Stansbury
Mr. Stansbury has over 20 years of experience working in the Military Engineering field supporting multiple Federal agencies and successfully leading cross-functional teams on complex projects. He is able to forge solid relationships with strategic partners and build consensus across multiple agencies and organizations. Click for Full Resume 
Robert Zulick

Manager, Contract and Program Support, Bob Zulick has 40 years of extensive experience in government and private sector facilities, construction, contracting and project management organizations and offers expertise in business, organizational and personnel development and management, fiscal management, facilities operations, operations support services, maintenance and repair, construction, and contracting. Click for Full Resume