EcoPoint is a company purposefully designed for attention to detail, flexibility and performance.
OUR TEAM MEMBERS
EcoPoint’s team members come from diverse backgrounds, bringing a wealth of experience in GIS, and other technologies.
MICHAEL CLANCY CEO
Michael has a varied and long history in the geospatial field particularly as it pertains to ecology and restoration. Michael graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and GIS in 2008. Michael has worked with government agencies, public land users, private corporations and landowners, to enhance their use of geospatial technologies. He is a skilled presenter, instructor, and GIS advocate and dedicates most of his time to these endeavors. Michael, as true outdoor enthusiast, can be found outside pursuing one of his many outdoor pursuits when not engaged in his work. Michael’s previous experience includes working with Conservation Seeding and Restoration, Inc. as the Natural Resources Department manager. After leaving CSR in 2013 Michael joined the exceptional team at Electronic Data Solutions as a Business Development Specialist and Inside Sales Coordinator. Michael is a proud father to his son Branch and happy husband with thanks to his wife Kirsten.
GARY AUSTIN CFO
Gary began working in restoration and habitat planning in the early days of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska working to protect and restore the fragile tundra on the North Slope. He has a long history in the environmental field working in Exploration, Development and Production with the Oil and Gas Industry and in Planning and Operations in the Mining Industry. Gary holds a BA in Biology/Botany and an MS in Environmental Science. Gary has worked with academia, government agencies, trade associations, public land users, private corporations and landowners, to develop and implement innovative strategies for managing industrial surface disturbance on public and private lands. Gary has over 40 years of experience working with industry in sixteen states and nine foreign countries. Gary has been happily married for 47 years to his wife Colleen and has 4 sons, and 7 grandchildren. He enjoys the outdoors and is frequently found on horseback on the family ranch in Eastern Colorado.
MICHAEL DOOLEN CTO
Michael has over 15 years of experience engineering solutions in the geospatial field. He has a knack for communicating with stakeholders across disciplines and creative problem solving. He has worked with a variety of industries, leading teams both small and large. He enjoys analyzing and designing efficient systems that best satisfy the business needs. He has a great eye for UX and enjoys thinking about the human computer interface. He is a United States Navy veteran. Michael enjoys the outdoors, home DIY projects, and spending time with his family.
PETE PARKER, PhD Director of Operations
Pete is an expert in natural resources management and sustainable tourism development. He has over 15 years of experience as principal investigator and university professor focused on environmental and community development projects in the US, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. However, he grew up as a farmer in rural southern Idaho. Along with a BS and MS in Environmental Sciences, Pete has a PhD in Natural Resources Recreation and taught university courses on environmental ethics, socio-economics of natural resources management, research methods, statistics, protected areas management, and sustainability. He has several published academic articles in various international environmental management journals. Pete prefers the product centric focus of the private sector and strives to surpass client expectations. Pete is based on the front range of Northeastern Colorado with his wife Angie providing geospatial and unmanned aerial vehicle services to the oil and gas industry and is always looking for new and exciting ways to be of service.
WESLEY COLLINS Director of Environmental Services
Born and raised in Texas, Wesley Collins developed a fondness for the outdoors early in life. He attended Texas State University where he followed his passion for wildlife by majoring in Wildlife Biology. Upon receiving his B.S., Wes attended graduate school at Texas State where he graduated with a Master’s in Applied Geography in GIS. Wes has held a number of jobs in resource management with multiple state and federal agencies, giving him a wealth of applied experience in areas such as livestock management, habitat restoration, vegetation management, and recreation management. Combined with his educational background, Wes is able to help provide solutions to complex ecological questions accompanied with detailed geospatial products.
CINDY ADAMS Senior Environmental Scientist
Cindy has worked in environmental consulting for over 15 years throughout Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, North Dakota, and South Dakota. She graduated from the University of Denver with a B.S. in Environmental Science and a Masters of Business Administration. Cindy has a wide breath of skills and experience in environmental permitting, environmental assessments, reclamation planning and monitoring, pre-disturbance assessments, wetland delineation, aquatic resource inventories, noxious weed mapping, grant writing, Phase 1 environmental site assessments, and threatened/endangered plant and habitat surveys. She has managed a wide variety of projects for the private and public sectors. Cindy is on the Garfield County Noxious Weed Advisory Board. Cindy enjoys gardening, camping, and spending time with her family.
JARED SEAY Environmental Technician & Commercial Applicator
Jared is a current graduate student at Colorado State University studying environmental management and is a recent graduate of Rowan University with a B.A in Geography. He got his start in Cape May County, New Jersey where he honed his skills in a range of environmental consulting and planning endeavors in both the public and private sectors. Jared moved to Colorado in 2020 to follow his passion for sustainable environmental management practices. It was here that he worked as a Land Stewardship Worker for the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources and learned many of the intricacies and issues afflicting Colorado’s complex ecology. With skills ranging from wetland delineation, invasive species management, environmental permitting, and geospatial analysis, Jared looks forward to being challenged and is eager to build on the foundational knowledge he’s acquired in his academic and professional careers. Jared has his Commercial Applicator license. When he isn’t at work, Jared is an avid runner, hiker, biker, and outdoorsman who would do just about anything to be outside.
JENNIE HARDY Environmental Technician
Jennie was raised in Estes Park Colorado, at the gateway to Rock Mountain National Park. It was there that she developed an appreciation for the outdoors and a desire to protect our natural resources. She went on to become a cowgirl at the University of Wyoming where she graduated with a B.S. in Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management in 2015. She has been working as an environmental professional in the oil and gas and construction industries ever since. Her career began in northern Wyoming as an intern completing reclamation monitoring on oil and gas sites, from then on she has always had an interest in reclamation and helping clients achieve its success. Her unique background has given her the tools to work together with operators, regulators and individuals to achieve environmental compliance in stormwater, reclamation and natural resources. Jennie has a certificate as a Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor in addition to being a Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Controls. When Jennie is not at work she enjoys spending time with her husband and three dogs. Together they like to work on their home garden, visit local restaurants, travel and do some camping.
ELIJAH DALE Environmental Technician
Elijah is a recent college graduate who specializes in land management and geospatial analysis. At Ball State University he earned a B.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Management and minored in Geographic Information Systems. During his college career he worked for Indiana State Parks and the Ball State Environmental Education Center, taking the fight to invasive shrubs. In 2021 he served as a Range Technician for both the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, where he further developed GIS and plant identification skills. Having worked in facilities management, forestry projects, and rangeland conservation, he brings a diverse set of experiences to the table. Transitioning to a private consulting firm after working for government agencies is a welcome challenge. Outside of work Elijah enjoys spending time in nature – hiking, camping, and enjoying Colorado’s wild places.