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JOSH P. Kinser

US Army Retired

President / KSV Consulting

Josh serves as president for KSV Consulting, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that specializes in US military and government projects. As President, he oversees the daily operations and leads the business development efforts. As an Airborne Reconnaissance Scout in the 82nd Airborne, Josh developed leadership and mentoring skills that are crucial to leading a successful business.

  • EDUCATION

    United States Army

    82nd Airborne Division

    5/73 RSTA (Reconnaissance Surveillance Target Acquisition)

    2005-2008

     

    United States Army

    1st Infantry Division

    2/2 Infantry Scout Platoon

    2003-2005

     

  • Military Awards

    • Bronze Star, Purple Heart

    • Presidential Unit Citation

    • Combat Action Badge

    • Army Commendation Medal

    • Iraqi Campaign Medal

    • Combat Expeditionary Medal

  • MEMBERSHIPS

    • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

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JAMES SLUSHER JR.

MSCE, PE

President / KSV Engineering

Jim, president of KSV Engineering, has over 15 years of experience in environmental consulting, geotechnical engineering and  construction materials testing (CMT). His responsibilities include complete project management from the environmental and geotechnical phases through CMT to final completion.

  • EDUCATION

    MBA 2012

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    University of Texas at Dallas

    Master of Science 2004

    Geotechnical Engineering

    University of Maryland

     

    Bachelor of Science 1999

    Engineering Geology

    Radford University

  • REGISTRATIONS

    • Professional Engineer NC, SC, TX, OK

  • CERTIFICATIONS

    EPA

    AHERA/ASHARA Asbestos Inspector, Lead Inspector, Lead Risk Assessor

    GSSI

    StructureScan GPR, UtlityScan DF GPR

    WACEL

    Concrete Level I, Concrete Level II, Structural Concrete, Soils Level I, Foundations

  • MEMBERSHIPS

    • Associated General Contractors

    • Associated Builders and Contractors

    • American Society of Civil Engineers

    • International Concrete Repair Institute

    • Society of American Military Engineers

    • Society for Marketing Professional Services

    (former Committee Chair - Dallas Chapter)

    • Urban Land Institute (former member of Young Leaders Group -

    Charlotte Chapter)

BRANDON L. VIARS

CSP, CHMM

President / KSV Technical Services

Brandon, president of KSV Technical Services, has dedicated the past 17 years to assisting clients reduce risks while continuously improving health, safety and environmental performance objectives. Brandon has served as an HSE consultant for retail, manufacturing, construction, nuclear, mining, petroleum, power generation, pharmaceutical, and healthcare clients. In addition to private sector industries, he has experience managing federal government projects involving DOE, USACE, NAVFAC, NPS, and GSA.

  • EDUCATION

    Master of Science 2003

    Safety & Health Management

    University of Tennessee

    Bachelor of Science 1997

    Environmental Science

    University of Tennessee

  • REGISTRATIONS

    • Certified Safety Professional, #20810

    • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, #14523

  • CERTIFICATIONS

    • OSHA 500 Outreach Trainer, #C0090652

    • OSHA 501 Outreach Trainer, #G0029581

    • TN Licensed Asbestos Inspector, #A-I-47681-33038

    • TN Licensed Asbestos Mgmt. Planner, #A-MP-47681-32868

    • NC Licensed Asbestos Inspector, 12856

    • TN Licensed Lead Inspector, #2014-2827-4790R

    • TN Licensed Lead Risk Assessor, #2014-2827-4790R

    • TN Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control, Level 1, #123497

    • Certified Level 1 Thermographer, #77474

  • MEMBERSHIPS

    • American Society of Safety Engineers, East TN Chapter

    • Safety Professional of the Year 2009

    • President-Elect 2010

    • American Industrial Hygiene Association, TVS Chapter

    • American Society of Military Engineers

    • Associated General Contractors

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