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Since 1995, VERTEX has completed over 90,000 projects.

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Catherine PierceMBA

Director of Growth Strategy Claims, Disputes, and Forensics, Environmental Insurance

Ms. Pierce has over 23 years of technical and management experience in environmental consulting and insurance services. She has provided consulting services related to environmental site assessments, field investigation activities, scheduling and coordination of subcontractor activities, regulatory reporting, collection of soil and groundwater samples, data analysis, and loss control services. Ms. Pierce has completed cost control reviews for a broad range of environmental remedial activities on behalf of clients, including multi-million dollar cleanups.

Currently, Ms. Pierce serves as Director of Growth Services Claims, Disputes and Forensics at VERTEX. Her primary responsibilities include overseeing the various business units’ account management programs, creating and managing a strategic account management program, collaborating with the corporate BD team, collaborating with marketing, and identifying business development opportunities for growth.

Education & Certification

M.B.A., Master of Business Administration, University of Colorado Denver
M.S., Environmental Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
B.S., Civil/Environmental Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training
Hazwoper 8-hour Refresher
OSHA 10-Hour Construction Training

Leading Strategic Growth

Expert Witness Services

Environmental, Environmental Compliance/Disclosure

Environmental, Environmental Safety