McCarthy Bertschy Recruits President to WRScompass

McCarthy Bertschy & Associates is pleased to announce that Mr. Rich Santello has joined WRScompass as President. He reports to Ms. Kathleen Shanahan, Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Santello served most recently as President of CE2 LLC, a consulting company providing business solutions and investment opportunities to commercial customers and financial institutions in the Clean Energy and Environmental Industries. Prior to CE2 LLC, Mr. Santello held CEO and Executive Management roles at MHF Logistical Solutions and Clean Harbors, Inc. He began his career as a Project Engineer with Buonicore, Cashman & Associates in Southport, CT.

Mr. Santello earned his Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.

About WRScompass

WRScompass is a full-service industrial clean-up, demolition, and environmental restoration contractor. The company offers a range of construction services, including remedial technologies and construction, demolition and decommissioning, water-resource management, and civil-construction and environmental services. The company serves both the government and commercial sector. A majority of WRScompass is owned by an affiliate of Equity Group Investments L.L.C. (EGI), a Chicago-based private investment company. EGI's affiliate acquired a majority of WRS Infrastructure & Environmental in 2003, which then merged with Compass Environmental in 2007. For further information, please see

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