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.
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 &
Safety Program Manager
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 with a concentration in GIS. 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 also is the Safety Program Manager; she manages and develops EcoPoint’s safety program. She leads safety trainings for employees and supervisors. Cindy has over 10 years of experience in managing safety programs. Cindy is on the Garfield County Noxious Weed Advisory Board. She is also a local Girl Scout leader. Cindy enjoys gardening, camping, and spending time with her family.
JENNIE HARDY Environmental Project Manager
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.
GREG KRIEGER Conservation Specialist
Born in southeastern Wisconsin, Greg didn’t waste any time getting out west attending Colorado State University receiving his B.S. in Natural Resource Management. He then continued to work for federal and state agencies throughout the west specializing in travel management, recreation, and most recently wildlife. This diverse work experience has led him to a deeper understanding of the landscape and what solutions can be implemented in order to solve complex problems. Outside of work Greg enjoys the outdoors, carpentry, DIY projects, and traditional archery.
ISABELLA KLAJBOR Environmental Scientist & GIS Analyst
Isabella grew up in Tucson, Arizona where she developed a strong love for the outdoors. After becoming enamored with the Rocky Mountain West, she moved to Colorado to attend Colorado State University. She recently graduated with a B.S. in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology and enjoys applying her skills in rangeland management and plant identification to the Colorado Front Range. When she is not working, she can be found hiking, camping, or at home with her husband and pets.
NICK SMITH Heavy Equipment Operator
Nick is a hard worker dedicated to providing quality service to customers no matter the project or industry he may be working in. Most recently, Nick has been working in the forestry industry where he has performed mastication work for Federal, State, and Local agencies, as well as private projects. Over the last 3 years he has masticated approximately 1800 acres throughout the west. He has 5 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, both on the upstream and midstream side as well as over 18 years of experience in the agriculture industry working on his family’s cattle ranches. His experience is indicative of his reliability and dedication to natural resource stewardship, no matter the industry.
JOSH SILVA Lead Utility Locator
Josh began Utility Locating over six years ago for local Colorado companies. He was born in Chicago, Illinois but grew up in Northern Colorado with his four other siblings. He has a knack for problem solving and puzzles. Josh attended and graduated from Berthoud high school where he met his now wife, Samantha. Josh and his family reside in Longmont for the time being with their two sons. Josh enjoys getting involved in his son’s football games, hiking, biking and a good restaurant.
JACK CHARLES Environmental Technician
Jack is new to the Ecopoint team as an Environmental Field Technician in the Rifle office. He is also new to the state of Colorado, moving from Waco, Texas where he graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Environmental Studies. Jack spent his summers in college exploring the outdoors from being a camp counselor to a raft guide in Yellowstone to a wildlife intern in South Africa. He is passionate about all things outdoors including fly fishing, hiking, skiing, woodworking, and disc golf. Jack will be helping with a diverse set of projects at Ecopoint including GIS work, drone surveys, client relations, and field work.
KIRSTEN CLANCY Human Resources Manager
Kirsten’s passion for the outdoors is prevalent in her personal and professional endeavors. Raised in the natural resource state of Idaho, she was instilled with the value of balancing environmental utilization and conservation. Kirsten has supported the development of EcoPoint from the conception of the business. Although Kirsten has executed financial tasks, administrative duties, and employee relations for the last 6 years, she now is focusing her job role to the responsibilities of Human Resources Manager. With a Bachelors of Arts in Professional Writing from the University of Idaho and a Masters in Rhetoric from Colorado Mesa University, Kirsten now applies her written and verbal communication skills to supporting the customers and employees of EcoPoint.
MIRANDA MURPHY Financial Administrator
Miranda, born in Glenwood Springs, is a Colorado native (of 6 generations, including her Grandson) and is an avid nature lover. She loves traveling the States and other countries, taking in the world’s wonders and cultures. Miranda studied business and helped coordinate many construction businesses from 2000 to 2016. Most recently she was the Energy office administrator for a local Refined Fuel and Propane business where she obtained insight of the economic and environmental impact of the industry. Miranda currently attends Colorado Mountain College where she is working on a BA in Sustainability. She is excited to learn and grow with EcoPoint.