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Dr. John T. Everett -
Responsible for corporate infrastructure such as taxes, insurance, licenses, and contractual obligations and new business development.
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Peter A. Milone -
Director of Operations
Responsible for oversight of all operations and management, including invoices.
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Paula H. Rivera, CPA -
Director of Finance
Responsible for all financial matters, state registrations, licensing and reporting, assisting in general management.
Juleen Savarese -
Director of Human Resources
General Counsel
Responsible for personnel policy; hiring; administration matters; personnel insurances; and legal issues.
Mary Means -
Director of Science Programs
Responsible for OAI science research; provision of scientific review of documents produced by employees and sub-contractors; as well as program assistance and helping run and grow the company.
Kelly Murray
Director of Business Development
Special Projects Manager
GSA Contracting
Susan Linhares -
Director of Work Authorizations (I-9 and E-Verify)
Executive Assistant
Responsible for I-9 compliance, website design, maintenance, and promotion; marketing; recruitment; assistance with hiring processes; and scientific support.
Co-owner of Linhares Excavating & Trucking, LLC
Nancy Hooper
Human Resources Assistant
Heather Dolgner
Program and recruitment Assistant
Francis Vaughan
Miscellaneous Projects Assistant

Regional Project Managers

Project Manager Duties:

  • Serving as the point of contact for customers and employees/subcontractors.
  • Visiting customer facilities to meet with Team and NMFS, and to resolve issues.
  • Making the program leaders aware of the contract and how to use it.
  • Making recommendations on personnel and options to reduce costs.
  • Recruiting, interviewing, and selecting staff.
  • Determining placement of assignments among OAI partners.

Dr. Tracy Collier -
Project Manager: Alaska, Washington, Northern California and at large
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Mr. Ken Cooley -
Project Manager: Southern California
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Ms. MIchele Finn -
Project Manager:
Dr. Dan Grosse -
Project Manager: Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and at large. Assistant Project Manager for all areas
Special Project Coordinator
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Mr. Robert Henry -
Project Manager:
Dr. Michael Laurs -
Project Manager: Northern California, Oregon, Washington
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Ms. Susan Linhares -
Project Manager: Northeast Region
Mr. Bruce Morehead -
Project Manager: Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
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Mr. Matt Morris -
Project Manage: Oregon, Southern California (including SWC), HI, and at large
Dr. Michael Uhart -
Project Manager: