James O’Brien is the co-founder and Chairman of the Board of The Vertex Companies, Inc. He has a broad range of technical and management expertise in environmental consulting, remediation, construction management, risk management, due diligence and energy services. Mr. O’Brien has provided senior management on many of the projects completed by VERTEX and has worked directly for some of the largest industrial, insurance and financial companies in the world. His work is geographically diverse as he has worked throughout the United States, Latin America, Asia and Europe on industrial, commercial and residential properties.



B.S., Environmental Science and Biology, St. Michael’s College,