TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced that John P. DeVillars has joined the company as a Senior Vice President within the National Sales Organization. In his new role, DeVillars will spearhead a variety of energy and environmental related strategic initiatives, in particular renewable energy services, one of the key growth areas for TRC in the next decade. “I am personally proud to welcome John DeVillars to our staff,” said CEO Chris Vincze. “We have been working together as partners for years and I am thrilled that he is now a permanent member of the TRC family. We look forward to implementing John’s creative, results-oriented energy strategies to help our clients achieve their business and environmental goals.” “I am honored to join the best-in-class team at TRC,” said DeVillars. “I look forward to extending TRC’s momentum in the renewable energy space and contributing to its ongoing initiatives.” Prior to joining TRC, DeVillars was a Founder and Partner of BlueWave Strategies, where he advised brownfield developers and environmental and renewable energy companies in the areas of project management, financing and capital sourcing, regulatory approvals, community and government relations, and business development. From 1994 to 2000, DeVillars served as the New England Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Under his leadership, EPA New England was recognized as a national leader in smart growth, regulatory reform, environmental technology, and brownfields development, winning more awards for successful reform than any other EPA office. DeVillars also previously served as Secretary of Environmental Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Chairman of the Board of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority, and Chief of Operations for Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis. He has received numerous awards for his environmental service, including the President’s Award of the Nature Conservancy, given annually for national leadership in environmental affairs. DeVillars has a master’s degree from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He serves on the Board of Directors of Clean Harbors, Inc., Alteris Renewables, Inc. and the Massachusetts Environmental Trust, as well as several other privately held energy and environmental corporations and non-profit organizations.
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