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Richard Brady, PE, BCEE
President & Chief Executive Officer

Rick Brady is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Richard Brady & Associates. He is a registered professional engineer and Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE) in water and wastewater design. Mr. Brady is a graduate of Harvard Business School's "Leading Professional Service Firms" and the "Owner-President Management" program. He is also an internationally-recognized water engineer, and a contributing author to the AWWA's "Water Treatment Plant Design," known as "The Bible of the Field" in water treatment plant engineering. He has served as the Program Manager for the City of San Diego Water Infrastructure Master Plan, and his design experience includes nationally-acclaimed water treatment facilities.


J. Mark Owens, CPCM
Chief Operating Officer, Director of Federal Programs

Mr. Owens is an MBA and Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) with more than 30 years experience in managing federal and commercial projects and programs. His experience as a licensed general construction, general engineering construction, and remediation contractor with multiple professional certifications, uniquely qualifies Mr. Owens to oversee BRADY's operations, and federal efforts.


Bill Colden, PE
Senior Vice President, East Coast Operations

Mr. Colden has spent the bulk of his career with the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic Division. While there, he was responsible for managing the efforts of engineers, contract specialists, engineering technicians, and administrative staff responsible for the administration of construction and facility support contracts in excess of $90M annually. Mr. Colden oversees our East Coast Operations from our office in Virginia Beach, Virginia.




 Sean Manning, PE

Executive Vice President

Mr. Manning is a registered professional engineer with more than 20 years experience in the design and construction of major municipal, federal, and commercial infrastructure projects. Mr. Manning oversees all Mentor relationships and large-scale strategic pursuits on a National level. His focus includes Design-Build Construction IDIQs and Base Operations Support Services Contracts. Mr. Manning is based in our Charlotte, North Carolina office.


Crystal Kolland
Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Kolland is a financial manager with Fortune 500 firm experience. She is experienced as an accountant, financial analyst and financial consultant to private entrepreneurs and real estate developers. Ms. Kolland is also familiar with accounting practices, policies and procedures for federal contractors, including Deltek platforms. Ms. Kolland oversees all financial programs as well as asset management for BRADY.


Jim Bowen, PE
Vice President, Federal Construction Programs - Southwest

Mr. Bowen is a licensed professional engineer with more than twenty years of experience in managing federal construction and remediation programs. His experience includes a variety of design-build and design-bid-build applications, including commercial, industrial, institutional, environmental and remediation construction. Mr. Bowen is also experienced in electrical/mechanical system design and installation; start-up, training, and operation/maintenance activities. He has also managed large scale base operations support (BASOPS) activities. Mr. Bowen's expertise in the field operations and maintenance includes, remediation systems, landfills, baling facilities, composting facilities, waste management operations, fueling systems, bulk terminals, washwater recycling systems, PLCs, and a myriad of electromechanical systems.


Howard Johnson
Vice President, Orange County Operations

Mr. Johnson has over 30 years of experience in Water, Wastewater and Flood Control Utility Management. His vast knowledge of maintenance and operations of large municipal water and wastewater systems has gained him recognition by State and Local officials. Before joining BRADY, Mr. Johnson served as the Utility Manager for the City of Huntington Beach, one of the largest cities in Orange County, California. His experience in administration, budgets (managed a $60 million dollar annual operating budget) operations, master planning, SCADA systems, water quality is unsurpassed.





Don Whittaker
Vice President, Contracts, Procurement and Project Controls

Mr. Whittaker has more than 20 years experience in contracts management and administration involving large scale federal contracts of a highly technical nature. His experience involves contract management, project programming, electronic procurement, project controls and financial analysis. His responsibilities include the management of multiple databases for resource allocation and organizational conflict of interest issues.




Lee Biggers, PE, SE
Vice President & Senior Principal Structural Engineer

Mr. Biggers structural engineering experience spans more than 40 years. As a retired Navy Captain, he has been responsible for the structural design of projects totaling over $500M. The spectrum of Mr. Biggers' covers a myriad of institutional, commercial, industrial, residential, environmental and waterfront applications.




Scott Reilly
Vice President, Special Projects - Construction 

Mr. Reilly oversees all construction projects involving a high level of complexity or extraordinary project requirements. Mr. Reilly has extensive experience with formal and informal partnering, and has significant expertise in conflict resolution for construction and construction management projects.




Karen Collins
Vice President, Business Development & Marketing

Ms. Collins has more than 27 years of professional experience in the planning, execution and management of various technical programs.  She has led multi-disciplinary teams of professionals to execute projects throughout California and the western states.  Prior to joining BRADY, Ms. Collins served as Program Manager for a Fortune 100 company responsible for business development, client service management, and management of a technical team's project delivery.  As a Vice President of BRADY, her responsibilities include corporate marketing, proposal management, and planning BRADY's strategic growth.




Tim Shields, PG
Vice President, Environmental Technologies

Mr. Shields has managed the Navy's Site Characterization and Analysis Penetrometer System (SCAPS) West Coast program for more than 10 years, building a reputation for accelerating site closure. He is nationally-recognized as an expert Triad practitioner. Mr. Shields focus is on developing and utilizing specialized technologies that reduce project costs by accelerating site characterization and optimizing remediation.




Anthony Talamantez
Vice President, Environmental Construction

Mr. Talamantez has more than 24 years of national and international experience in the fields of environmental construction and design‐build construction. His background includes IDIQ program and project management, quality control management, horizontal and vertical construction, environmental site investigations, removal actions, innovative technology integration/design, remedial design, landfills, RI/FS, radiological investigations, community relations, and stakeholder interface and negotiation. Mr. Talamantez has managed work for federal clients including the Navy, USACE, EPA, and DOE, at sites across the United States.




Brad Anderson
Vice President, Labor Resources

Mr. Anderson is a Vice President for Brady, and the founder and President of Jet Construction Inc. Having more than 30 years experience in general engineering construction, he has dedicated the last 17 years to infrastructure projects on military installations. His experience includes projects on many of the bases in the NAVFAC SW footprint. Construction has been a lifelong practice for Mr. Anderson, who advanced in the industry under the tutelage of his father, who was also a MILCON contractor. The cornerstone of his success is his ability to team, partner and resolve conflicts. Mr. Anderson is a hands-on manager with a proud history of on-time, on-budget performance for the Military.






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