Randy joined WEST in 2016 as a biologist in the Minnesota office. Randy has more than 30 years of environmental consulting experience in the areas of environmental review and permitting, wetland mitigation and restoration design, environmental review document preparation, natural resources planning, environmental field survey management, and water quality monitoring. He provides regulatory and permitting assistance to clients primarily in the energy, mining, railroad, and solid-waste industries and manages projects from planning and design through construction and operation. He has extensive experience preparing documents for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, including numerous environmental impact statements and environmental assessments. His background includes 20 years with Barr Engineering Co., an environmental and engineering company, and 12 years with Natural Resource Group, Inc., a consulting firm that provides environmental, permitting, and public affairs services for pipeline and energy companies.