Education

B.S., Biology – Natural Resource Management, Grand Valley State University, Michigan, 2012

Certifications and Registrations

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
  • ANSI IICRC S500, Water Restoration Technician

Professional Experience

Megan Kretz is the Director of the FIRM Division for Forensic Analytical Consulting Services, Inc. (FACS) where she leads a team of national account managers. Megan is directly responsible for leading operations and guiding a national team in managing external relationships (clients & partners) and FIRM Salesforce product ownership. Additionally, she is responsible for overseeing the growth, staffing, operation, and financial performance within this division.

Megan’s previous experience is in public health servitude where she worked with various stakeholders, partners, and government entities to address various public health issues. Megan was directly responsible for leading residents through varying projects ranging from proper disposal of hazardous materials, vacant land evaluations, onsite disposal systems, water well development, and public health violations or concerns.

Professional Affiliations & Honors

  • Dale Carnegie Leadership Graduate
  • Peer Educator, Healthy Homes Coalition of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, 2018
  • Volunteer, West Michigan Environmental Action Council, 2016-2018
  • Michigan Environmental Health Association
    • Vice President Board Member of local Southwest Branch, 2014-2015
    • Planning Committee, Annual Education Conference, 2014-2015
    • Member, 2013-2015
  • Member, Soil & Water Conservation Society, 2010-2012

Short Courses/Symposiums

  • Presenter & Planning Committee 2019, FIRM Conference, Hayward, CA

Presentations

  • “Trends in Multi-Family Property Maintenance During the Pandemic”, Forensic Analytical Consulting Services, March 2021
  • “Mold Control Added to Colorado Residential Rules”, Forensic Analytical Consulting Services, December 2019