Mr. Maltese has over 35 years of experience and serves as the corporate leader of the Mining Market Group with Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC). As a consulting organization, CEC focuses its operations on market groups with support from all of the firm’s multi-disciplined practices. As a market group leader, he is responsible for identifying trends and opportunities in the various Mining submarkets, as well as developing, implementing, and monitoring strategies and initiatives for growing market share and revenues. Mr. Maltese uses his 35 years of experience, along with market knowledge and long-term client relationships, to guide CEC’s activities in the Mining market. This includes focusing on new practices/capabilities, strategic new hires, geographic expansion, and business development initiatives. Mr. Maltese is also responsible for assisting and coordinating technical capabilities, maintaining consistency and quality of work product, and identifying, hiring and developing necessary personnel across the company.
Mr. Maltese has been with CEC since 2000 and has been a member of the firm’s Board of Directors since 2016. Mr. Maltese recently served as the Pittsburgh Office Lead and was responsible for managing a 240-person office with annual gross revenue over $47 million. Prior roles within CEC included serving as the corporate Ecological Services practice lead as well as the Pittsburgh office Ecological Services practice lead. Mr. Maltese specializes in leading complex wetland and stream permitting projects, stream impact studies, water quality evaluations, wildlife habitat assessments, and endangered species surveys.
Employment prior to the consulting industry included the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection where Mr. Maltese was responsible for assessing and prioritizing known or suspected hazardous waste sites throughout New Jersey and preparing technical reports for New Jersey and the USEPA. While employed with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, Mr. Maltese evaluated fish populations in streams, rivers, and lakes throughout PA. Mr. Maltese’s professional experience also includes positions with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
Mr. Maltese is a longtime member of the American Clean Power (formerly America Wind Energy Association), Marcellus Shale Coalition, and the Pennsylvania Aggregate and Concrete Association. He is also a member and serves on the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance.