The SevenGen Leadership Team

Forward-looking leadership of dedicated, focused, and experienced executives who exemplify SevenGen’s core values.

SevenGen Leadership

Our forward-looking leadership team is made up of dedicated, focused and experienced executives who exemplify SevenGen’s core values – to be ethical, innovative, kind and customer-focused.  Collectively, we embrace the principle that customers are partners and employees are family. Knowledge and experience come together to make a difference for all our stakeholders – clients, sub-contractors, employees, and the communities we serve.

SevenGen’s five-member leadership team acquired the legacy firm (formerly Industrial Solutions Group & Concentra EHS) in 2013 and founded SevenGen. Our senior professionals remain heavily involved with state and federal organizations and governing bodies, allowing us to develop clients’ programs based on leading-edge best practices that reflect the latest realities in industry.

We’ve been privileged to play a role in helping thousands of employers maintain a healthy, safe and environmentally sound operations through more than 20 years of change. As the sciences and awareness of occupational health, safety and environmental responsibility has grown, we’ve been able to grow along with it.

Even more important, we’ve helped shape and define what health and safety means in everyday workplace.  Our services, ideas and giving now reach the lives of hundreds of people every day.  We credit our strength and endurance to a consistent approach to managing our business, and to the character of our people. We are Team 7G.

CAREERS

The 7G Team

The SevenGen team is our most valuable asset and is the foundation of our excellence. We are the trusted HSE advisor for leading businesses, governments, and institutions throughout the United States and we work with the highest standards of professional and business ethics.

SevenGen employs a specialized team of industrial hygienists (CIH’s), environmental professionals (CHMMs), safety professionals (CSPs) and risk management specialists, indoor air quality specialists, and other HSE specialists.  All of our staff, from the top down, are accessible and eager to assist our clients.

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Jason Morrison

Jason is the Director of Environmental Services and a founding partner of SevenGen. He is the longest tenured person with the company and operates out of the Fort Wayne, Indiana office. Jason manages the Environmental Services Division of SevenGen as well as the hazardous chemical training team. Clients that need air, water or waste permits, site assessments, spill cleanup and asbestos or lead projects are who come to Jason for his extensive experience.

Jason earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Saint Francis in 1996 and went on to work for International Field Studies at Forfar Field Station, a marine research station located in Stafford Creek, Andros, Bahamas. Upon returning to Indiana, Jason became an Environmental Scientist and Director of Environmental Education for Allen County, Indiana before beginning his work in Environmental Consulting.

When not helping to prevent pollution or removing environmental hazards from public health, Jason enjoys time with his family, hiking, kayaking, cooking and traveling.

Credentials:

  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (2002)
  • Licensed Asbestos Inspector (2001)
  • ISO 14001 Lead Auditor (2001)
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Trained (2002)
  • OSHA 10-Hour (2004)

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Jason D. Morrison

Founding Member
Director of Environmental Services

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Andy Pyle | SevenGenAndy Pyle

As a founding partner of SevenGen in Fort Wayne, IN, Andy brings more than 20 years of occupational health and risk management experience in the automotive, healthcare, metal plating, food, distribution, and industrial construction industries, and is a trusted resource for many of our largest accounts.  Andy has proven leadership as a key account manager for multi-million dollar projects and clients.

Andy also leads SevenGen as the Director of Operations, playing a valuable role in development of new revenue streams, maintaining structure, developing policy and fostering growth of the business.  His unique perspective and high expectations set the way for SevenGen’s continued success.

When Andy is not in the office or on-site with clients, you can find him with his wife and two son’s.  He enjoys all things outdoors, traveling, eating, fine art and watching his two son’s compete in their athletic pursuits.

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Andy Pyle

Founding Member
Director of Operations

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Kevin Roegner | SevenGenKevin Roegner

Kevin Roegner is responsible for the management of SevenGen throughout the United States. He founded SevenGen in 2013 when he acquired the former Concentra’s EHS consulting business with the other members of the leadership team.

Kevin began consulting in 2001 at companies such as: former companies ISG, Inc. and Concentra EHS, where he was the Assistant Vice President of the EHS Consulting Division. Before he began his career in consulting, Kevin worked for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) – a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. During his time with NIOSH, he undertook several health hazard evaluations (HHEs), which covered emerging occupational health issues in the industry. Prior to his time at NIOSH, he supported EH&S programs in the petrochemical industry.

You can find Kevin’s publications for NIOSH on the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) website. Follow the link and search for “Roegner” to view an HHE Report.

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Kevin C. Roegner

Founding Member
Managing Principal

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As Director of Industrial Hygiene Services, Melissa is responsible for the oversight of the SevenGen Industrial Hygiene Program. This includes program growth and development, as well as mentoring and developing the industrial hygiene team.

Melissa is also the founder of the AIHA National Mentoring Program at the American Industrial Hygiene Association. This program pairs young professionals with mentors in the Industrial Hygiene community and has grown by nearly 400% since it was founded in 2008.

Melissa began consulting in 2002 at former companies ISG, Inc. and Concentra EHS. She worked as an industrial hygienist performing industrial hygiene field surveys at a wide variety of manufacturing and commercial sites before eventually becoming the Director of Industrial Hygiene.

Her technical expertise combined with her drive to create solutions that protect both the safety and health of employees have successfully led to the improvement of workplace environments, along with the reduction of employee exposures to many chemical and physical risks. Melissa has also participated in cutting-edge research projects, and is published in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology for her research on the effects of biological contaminants on the immune systems of children.

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Melissa M. Rupert

Founding Member
Director of Industrial Hygiene Services

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TJ Unger

As Director of Business Development, I leverage a network of resources to drive growth by creating and scaling key partnerships. I enjoy pushing the ‘creative envelope’ in my work and finding new and innovative ways to identify opportunity to enable SevenGen’s to maximize the value delivered to our customers.  With trust and confidence as our hallmarks, I take pride in the positive brand engagement we have built within professional communities SevenGen serves.

Thanks to a long lineage of extrovertedness, I am also a dynamic speaker, delivering leading edge topics and compelling discussions for universities, professional organizations and corporate seminars.  When I’m not strategizing SevenGen’s growth plan or helping clients navigate risk, you can find me exploring wild things.  I am an archery hunter, an outdoor photographer, and a passionate storyteller.  These outlets afford me the opportunity to “unplug” from daily stresses, recharge through our natural world and inspire new ideas and goals, both personally and professionally.

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Thomas J. Unger

Founding Member
Director of Business Development

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I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2018 and have worked as an Occupational Health Nurse at NXP Semiconductors since 2020. As an Occupational Health Nurse, my job is to ensure the health and safety of NXP employees.

I am passionate about helping employees achieve a higher standard of health and well-being through the programs I oversee as a staff nurse, such as Medical Surveillance, and through health education. I value the relationships I have built with my team and fellow employees over the past year and the opportunity to help keep them safe and attain better health.

Outside of work, you can find me exploring Barton Creek Greenbelt, walking or biking around Town Lake, and volunteering on an organic farm. I love doing things that keep me healthy so that I can keep others healthy.

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Francesca Bruno

Occupational Health Nurse

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Sarah Hendricks has had experience in nursing since 2018 with a focus on Occupational Health Nursing since 2020. Prior to her current role Sarah gained skills within the following fields:

  • Nursing Care Coordinator for physically &/or mentally challenged patients in the  community and Home Health setting
  • Hospital Floor Nurse for Medical Surgical Trauma Stepdown Unit
  • Pre-op and Intra-Op Nurse for outpatient Pain Management Clinic
  • Infusion Nurse at a prominent Cancer Center

As an Occupational Health Nurse Sarah is responsible for owning and managing these complex programs such as:

  • Bloodborne Pathogen Program Owner
  • Emergency Preparedness Program Owner
  • Manager of the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT)
  • Managing Nurse for Quarantine Cases
  • Managing Health Center Operations

Prior to her role as a nurse Sarah had several years of being on the Dean’s List. She graduated Cum Laude from the renowned School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse License State of Texas
  • BLS CPR Certification (AHA certified)
  • ACLS Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification (AHA certified)
  • Certified in Managing and Identifying signs of Human Trafficking

Sarah has fought hard to help fight against human trafficking, even having an opportunity to interview State Representative Todd Hunters. She continues advocating awareness on the importance of the dangers of human trafficking.

In the near future, Sarah will be working towards becoming a Certified Occupational Health Nurse- Specialist (COHN-S).

Sarah enjoys spending her free time with her husband as they take their dog Daisy on long nature walks. She also enjoys exploring the Austin area for new restaurants to try.

Sarah Hendricks

Occupational Health Nurse

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Bridget Garcia has significant experience in safety, and environmental compliance. Her goal is to maintain 100% compliance within the safety programs she manages. In addition, she continues to preserve the relationships with business partners as she remains a liaison for employees to come to for assistance/problem-solving, this helps to maintain a healthy safety work culture.

Bridget enjoys taking trips with her family as they discover new and fun adventures. She has loved baseball most her life, if she is not watching a live game, you will find her playing catch or taking the dogs for a nature walk. She loves trying new foods or wine as she and her husband discover local eateries.

 

Bridget Garcia

HSE Consultant

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Bill Combs | SevenGenBill Combs

Like many of the SevenGen team members, Bill attended the University of Saint Francis where he earned a bachelors degree in Environmental Science with a minor in chemistry.  While attending USF he interned at ITT Aerospace/Communications Division in Fort Wayne in the EHS Department.  He Was hired by ITT after graduation and continued in the EHS department where he oversaw operations at their TAC facility.

In 2000 he transitioned from ITT to providing environmental consulting services to SevenGen, then Industrial Solutions Group. Bill worked with several clients for SevenGen as a contractor involving industrial hygiene, environmental consulting and safety related projects.

As Sr. HSE Consultant at SevenGen, he is adding his experience working in defense contracting, automotive parts manufacturing, orthopedics industry, and many others. He has provided, and continues to provide, staff augmentation solutions to SevenGen clients through on-site consulting service, and conducted a multitude of industrial hygiene, safety and environmental field studies within a wide variety of industries complimenting SevenGen’s mission.

Bill Combs

Senior HSE Consultant

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Josh Lew | SevenGenJosh is one of SevenGen’s Certified Industrial Hygienists, operating out of the Cincinnati, Ohio office. He has extensive experience working with Butter Flavoring Vapors (BFVs), Hexavalent Chromium, Lead and Occupational Noise. Josh has a vested interest in exposures resulting from 3D Printing and is SevenGen’s subject matter expert on the issue.

Josh has received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at Baylor University in Waco, Texas where he worked with the City of Waco in environmental conservation efforts. Additionally, Josh has received his Master of Public Health in Occupational and Environmental health as a NIOSH trainee where he found his passion for helping others through Industrial Hygiene.

Outside of supporting clients in mitigating exposures, you will find Josh discovering new places, exploring diverse cuisine the world has to offer, or visiting friends and family back home in Canada and Texas.

View Josh's LinkedIn page here.

Josh Lew, CIH

Certified Industrial Hygienist

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Nell Wickstrom | SevenGenAs a Health, Safety, & Environmental (HSE) Consultant, I perform a variety of services focusing primarily on Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, and Safety. I take pride in the ever-expanding opportunities at SevenGen enabling me to grow professionally.

My role enables me to engage in an expansive network of health and safety professionals to meet our clients needs to improve the workplace and reduce employees’ exposure to chemical and physical agents and their potential for workplace injury. I am committed to promote worker health so that employees may leave their workplace each day in the same state of health as they entered it.

Apart from my work at SevenGen, I enjoy spending time outdoors, be it running, hiking, frisbee golf, and more. I also have a passion for traveling and look forward to many more memories to come as I further my horizons. I cherish time with my family as I endeavor to be the best aunt I can be to my eight amazing nephews.

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Nell Wickstrom

HSE Consultant

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Emily Wright

I am an EHS Consultant and Industrial Hygienist with SevenGen. I observe work environments to identify any potential safety hazards, and I also test for those hazards that cannot be seen, such as lead or formaldehyde.

During my career, I have worked with hundreds of employers from a multitude of industries, ranging from large timber mills, construction sites, and hydroelectric dam operations to smaller mental health care facilities, automotive service shops, bakeries, and everything in between. My position with SevenGen affords me the opportunity to continually learn, and to utilize my experience and creative thinking skills in designing “above and beyond” site-specific solutions for keeping workers safe.

In my free time you’ll often find me reading in a cozy chair, or spending time outside or with my animals. I am a proud pet parent of a paint horse, a lazy dog, and two (mostly) loving cats. I’m also an avid traveler; I have visited 15 countries and 49 of our beautiful states thus far, with plans to visit many more.

I hold a Master’s degree in Environmental Health from the University of St. Francis, and am a certified BCSP Associate Safety Professional (ASP). I was recognized in 2020 with the Secretary of Labor’s Exceptional Achievement Award.

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Emily Wright

HSE Consultant

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Kaitelyn Vachon

As a member of the Environmental Department, I act as a “jack of all trades”. You can find me working in the field collecting samples that range from asbestos to stormwater to wastewater. In ENVS, we also dedicate much of our time developing permit applications and writing state and federal plans such as Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan and Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan. We take great pride in giving our clients the tools that they need to succeed.

I earned my undergraduate degree from the University of Saint Francis in 2018 and went on to work for a hazardous waste hauler and environmental laboratory. Since then, I have received licensing as an Indiana State Lead Inspector/ Risk Assessor and Asbestos Inspector.

When I’m not working with clients, you can find me hiking through state and national parks. During my time at the USF, the professors helped foster my love for protected lands and ornithology. If you ever see me on the trails, make sure to say hi.

Kaitelyn Vachon

HSE Consultant

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Emily Smith, CIH

Emily Smith, CIH – As an Industrial Hygienist, I work with clients in various industries to help identify, monitor, and reduce workplace hazards. I take pride in delivering my clients with accurate results in a timely manner along with useful recommendations to help guide them in the right direction to help reduce any potential airborne hazards.

My role offers me the important opportunity to work with the greatest employees and companies in the US. I am dedicated to ensuring employees are working in a healthy environment so that they can return to their families safely.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, and dogs. I also love to travel and experience new places and different ways of life. With each new travel adventure, I learn more about the world and I try to grow and better myself personally and professionally.

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Emily Smith, CIH

Certified Industrial Hygienist

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Zach Pasquinelli, CIH

As a CIH Project Manager, I am tasked with combining coaching, leadership, communication, planning, and decision making in order to execute Industrial Hygiene projects for a variety of industries. A large percentage of my responsibilities revolve around anticipating occupational hazards as well as data management to ensure thorough risk reduction in manufacturing settings. This job has not only allowed me to see how the manufacturing world operates but has also given me the ability to see the United States from coast to coast, meeting incredible people along the way.

When I’m not working with SevenGen, I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, cooking, camping, and playing sports. Also, as a legacy Purdue Boilermaker, I love getting back to campus multiple times every year for sporting events, lectures, meet ups with old friends, and dining.

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Zach Pasquinelli, CIH

Industrial Hygiene Project Manger

Everyone at SevenGen strives to leverage their niche expertise and experience across our occupational health, safety,
and environmental services and empower our clients by exchanging valuable knowledge.

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