Fuel System Experts

About Us

detroit

Phoenix Environmental, Inc. is a Michigan Corporation formed in early 1998. The fueling systems company provides fuel management, energy, and environmental services and equipment to industrial, municipal and commercial entities primarily in Michigan and throughout the Midwest.

Major design and construction management firms work with our fueling systems contractors for design, installation and procurement. Phoenix Environmental, Inc. personnel are factory trained and certified to install and service all equipment we sell. Fleet and facilities managers use Phoenix for maintenance and regulatory compliance for fuel systems.

Fuel storage is serious business. Choose Phoenix Environmental for a reliable company with a proven safety record and the best professionals in fueling systems.

 

Meet the Team

vicki

Vicki Reid Smith

President

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

With over 25 years experience in business management and operations, Ms. Reid Smith has a unique and broad background in corporate and higher education human resource management and brings a diverse array of relevant experience as a company corporate executive, business owner, and financial manager. She co-established Phoenix Environmental, Inc. in Feb 1998 and is responsible for the operation and financial management of the corporation.

Casey-Smith

Casey J. Smith

Vice President of Operations

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Smith is a graduate of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology with a B.S in Geological Engineering. He holds several OSHA certifications as well as numerous equipment installation and repair certifications. Mr. Smith is a Registered Professional Geologist in the State of Tennessee. Mr. Smith is also a National Class A and B UST System Operator. Casey is responsible for the technical operations and management of the corporation.

 
Brian-Smits

Brian Smits, PE

Regional Manager

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Smits holds a B.S. degree in Engineering from Calvin College and an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan. Brian has over 24 years of engineering consulting experience including managing operations at multiple office locations and supervising over fifty personnel. His project experience spans civil and environmental engineering and construction management including underground and aboveground storage tank removal/replacement/upgrades, characterization and cleanup of soil and groundwater at contaminated sites, site closure reporting, demolition, regulatory compliance inspections and hazardous materials management. Brian is a registered PE in the State of Michigan, as well as a Certified UST Professional by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Brian is the Regional Manager for the West Michigan Operations of Phoenix Environmental.

clyde

Clyde Rivard

Training Specialist

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Rivard has a distinguished background in higher education and firefighting. Clyde has considerable experience in customized curriculum, training design and the delivery of online & on-site training programs. In addition to holding a MBA degree, Clyde is a National Class B UST System Operator.

 
warren

Warren Van Dongen

Project Manager

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Van Dongen is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Resource Planning. Mr. Van Dongen holds an Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator in the State of Michigan, an Underground Storage Tank Catholic Protection Tester, Aboveground Tank Inspector through the Steel Tank Institute (STI) and National Class B UST System Operator. He has more than 18 years of professional experience with hazardous waste management. Warren is responsible for project estimating and management of various projects throughout the company.

matthew

Matthew Riesterer

Project Specialist

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Riesterer has been a Firefighter Captain with the City of Livonia, Michigan and retired in November, 2012 from active duty with certifications in Structural Firefighting, Fire Officer (FOIII), NIMS and Hazmat. He also is a Paramedic with certification as ACLS I.C. Matt has worked for the Fire Inspection Division: Assigned as Fire Inspector with responsibilities in Plan Review, Code Enforcement, New Construction, and Fire Investigations/Arson Investigation. In addition, Matt also holds a Residential Builders License from State of Michigan in 1986. Matt joined the Phoenix team as the Corporate Health & Safety Officer, lead UST inspector and sales.

 
mike

Mike Goodwin

Superintendent

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mr. Goodwin has more than 13 years of pipefitting experience with fuel system installation and fuel management, which includes AST and UST installation. He is OSHA Certified and holds numerous equipment installation and repair certifications as well as a National Class B UST System Operator and inspector of USTs.

travis

Travis Brummett

Master Electrician

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In 1990 he began his inside wireman apprenticeship in Michigan. He received his State of Michigan Journeyman Electrician License in 1995 and his State of Michigan Master Electrician license in 1998. These installations include work in hospitals and health care facilities, back-up generating systems, fuel management and fuel control, assembly line control, cellular towers, telephone switch stations, stamping plants, data centers, automobile proving ground facilities and schools. Travis is OSHA and NAFP 70e certified and a member in good standing of IBEW Local 58.