Key Personnel

Management Team

Paulo Rodriguez Heyman – President and Founder

Mr. Rodriguez Heyman has twelve years of experience in environmental remediation and as a process-driven business owner. He is responsible for the management of the operations and field divisions, and develops and implements the strategic vision for Renova. He also serves as Project Manager on several key projects. His certifications include OSHA 40 HazWoper; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management for Contractors; CDL-A license; and from the NJDEP in subsurface evaluation, UST closure, and tank testing. He received a bachelors degree in Biology from Boston University.

Mikhail “Mick” Gutchigian – Director of Field Operations

Mr. Gutchigian has twelve years of experience in the environmental remediation, geotechnical construction, and heavy site civil fields. He is responsible for the management of the field division personnel and heavy machinery. He also serves as Estimator on key projects. His certifications include OSHA 40 HazWoper, OSHA Confined Space Entry, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management for Contractors, CDL-A license, CPR/First Aid, and helical pile installation.

Matthew Vetter – Senior Project Manager

Mr. Vetter has eleven years’ experience in the environmental consulting and contracting industry. He has managed complex projects involving various remediation strategies including chemical treatment, in-situ stabilization, and conventional dig and haul projects. Mr. Vetter has worked for many of the major utility and chemical companies in the Northeast with all projects having no OSHA recordables or injuries. He currently serves as a Senior Project Manager, focusing on management and development of federal and commercial projects. His certifications include OSHA 40 HazWoper, OSHA Supervisory Training, Confined Space Entry, and Trenching and Excavation Safety. He received a B.S. in Biology and Environmental & Marine Science from Salisbury University and University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Patrice Lavanture – Project Manager

Ms. Lavanture has thirteen years of experience in environmental remediation planning and implementation. She serves as a Project Manager for site remediations, leaking underground storage tank sites, regulatory compliance issues, and due diligence. Her certifications include OSHA 40-hour HazWoper, OSHA Confined Space Entry,  and NJDEP tank closure and subsurface evaluation. She received a B.S. in Biology from Athens State University, Athens, AL.

Kelly Giles – Project Manager

Ms. Giles has three years’ experience in the environmental field, including conducting field work for soil and groundwater investigations and remedial actions, evaluation of field data, and compilation of regulatory reports for residential, commercial, and federal properties. She also serves as Renova’s Laboratory Manager and is responsible for all QA/QC measures and Standard Operating Procedures, in order to maintain Renova’s certified laboratory accreditation. Her certifications include OSHA 40-hour HazWoper, First Aid/CPR and UXO Recognition & Avoidance. She received a B.A. in Biology from Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

Kristin Scicutella, MBA – Office Manager

Ms. Scicutella has nine years of experience in the operations division at Renova. She is responsible for managing the operations division personnel, developing and implementing Renova’s internal policies and procedures, billing coordination, and preparing and maintaining various financial reports. She received a B.A. in History from Rowan University and an M.B.A. from Monmouth University.

Eric Scholey – Foreman

Mr. Scholey has over ten years of experience working as an environmental remediation construction superintendent/foreman and heavy machinery equipment operator on federal, commercial, and residential construction sites. He is proficient in geotechnical construction including drilled and driven piles. He is also responsible for conducting daily Tailgate Safety Meetings to address in a timely manner the safety concerns surrounding each task of a project. His certifications include OSHA 40 HazWoper, OSHA 30 Construction Safety, OSHA Confined Space Entry, and First Aid/CPR.

Anthony Denora – Foreman

Mr. Denora has ten years of experience working as an environmental remediation construction foreman and heavy machinery equipment operator. His certifications include OSHA 40 HazWoper, OSHA 30 Construction Safety, OSHA Confined Space Entry, RCRA Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management, US DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation, CDL-A license with Hazardous Materials Endorsement, and First Aid/CPR.