Meet The Founders
Darrell’s role as CEO has been instrumental in establishing North State Environmental to having a national outstanding reputation and presence across the United States, including the Rocky Mountain States. He’s been the driving force behind the success of the business over the years. Darrell is responsible for overseeing all field operations, stream restoration, and wetland mitigation projects. A North Carolina State University graduate, with a Bachelor’s in Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Darrell takes great pride in leading unique projects for government agencies, private owners, universities, nonprofits and mitigation banks. He has completed over seven weeks of professional training classes in stream functions, characterization and assessments. Darrell loves spending time with his family and strongly believes in balancing work and fun. He’s known for cutting jokes to keep the team laughing but he’s also a meticulous type A guy when it relates to business and being in the field with the crew. When it comes to work, Darrell’s mantra is: “Where else can you have such an amazing impact on the environment and play with big toys?!”
Stephanie’s role as President is essential for the operations of the analytical department at North State Environmental, Inc. She’s a graduate from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. A true vessel to the success of North State Environmental, Stephanie takes pride in supporting her husband with their business. Her key responsibilities include assisting with research for the preparation of bids and pre-qualification packages, resolving Human Resources challenges related to EEO and Affirmative Action policies and managing insurance. Stephanie’s mild spirit and friendly demeanor set the tone in demonstrating the company’s core values of integrity and stewardship to positively impact the environment and our community. She also oversees payroll, billing, and other administrative operations. In her leisure time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, singing with the Praise Team at her church and vacationing at the beach or mountains.