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With a combined experience of over 100 years, Alliance Environmental group has an executive committee and leadership that understands the environmental remediation and indoor air quality industries. Our team is experienced and skilled across all areas of business including operations, finance, marketing, sales, and customer service.
With a combined experience of over 100 years, Alliance Environmental group has an executive... Read more With a combined experience of over 100 years, Alliance Environmental group has an executive committee and leadership that understands the environmental remediation and indoor air quality industries. Our team is experienced and skilled across all areas of business including operations, finance, marketing, sales, and customer service. Read less
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About Alliance

Our teams complete more than 1,500 jobs every month and operate under our proprietary Quality Control Program. To date, Alliance staff members have successfully completed more than 200,000 projects — from residential duct removals to full-scale commercial building abatement.
Our teams complete more than 1,500 jobs every month and operate under our proprietary Quality... Read more Our teams complete more than 1,500 jobs every month and operate under our proprietary Quality Control Program. To date, Alliance staff members have successfully completed more than 200,000 projects — from residential duct removals to full-scale commercial building abatement. Read less
Vision Statement

We continuously strive to set the industry standard by providing safe, efficient, high-quality services. We rely on quality of service, industry expertise and honest communication to consistently provide a safe environment and adapt existing services as needed to keep up with rapidly changing industry guidelines and legal regulations.

Mission Statement

Alliance Environmental Group provides safe, efficient, clean and high quality services to our customers and partners.

About Alliance

Our teams complete more than 1,500 jobs every month and operate under our proprietary Quality Control Program. To date, Alliance staff members have successfully completed more than 200,000 projects — from residential duct removals to full-scale commercial building abatement.
Our teams complete more than 1,500 jobs every month and operate under our proprietary Quality... Read more Our teams complete more than 1,500 jobs every month and operate under our proprietary Quality Control Program. To date, Alliance staff members have successfully completed more than 200,000 projects — from residential duct removals to full-scale commercial building abatement. Read less
Vision Statement

We continuously strive to set the industry standard by providing safe, efficient, high-quality services.…

Mission Statement

Alliance Environmental Group provides safe, efficient, clean and high quality services to our customers…

Meet The Team

Joseph W. McLean, Jr.
CMO & Co-founder

As Co-founder of Alliance Environmental Group, Joe McLean is responsible for acquisitions, marketing, client negotiations and project management. He has more than 30 years of management experience, specializing in asbestos, mold and lead abatement as well as demolition, air-duct cleaning and emergency response.

He previously served as executive vice president for one of the country’s largest asbestos abatement contractors, where he managed sales and marketing, operations, professional staffing, and community and business seminars.

Joe is a licensed General Contractor in California (B License), Nevada, Arizona and Washington. He is also licensed to perform asbestos abatement, demolition and air duct cleaning.

His licenses and certifications include: - Certified Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor and Lead Supervisor - Pest Control Branch 2 Field Representative - ThermaPureHeat™ Levels I, II and III - Approved as a Supervisor/Competent Person in lead-based paint abatement and inspection procedures by the Department of Health Services and the State of California - CECS from IKECA - ASCS from NADCA - WRT from IICRC - Member of the State of California Contractors State License Board - CMRS from ACAC

Through the years, Joe has volunteered with and supported the Free Wheelchair Mission, We Care LA, Susan G. Komen and RMHC- San Diego.

Jeff McLean
CEO

Jeff McLean has nearly 30 years of experience in the environmental industry. As CEO of Alliance Environmental Group, Jeff played an integral role in developing the company's quality control department and implementing it across all offices.

He oversees all of Alliance Environmental's branch offices, and is also responsible for cost-control, field operations, customer service, business development and sales, while still maintaining direct involvement with clients. Under his leadership, the company continues to show significant growth.

McLean earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management with a minor in marketing from the University of La Verne. He has been a volunteer with the Free Wheelchair Mission since 2008, where he helps raise funds and sponsor events to support the mission’s goals. He has also traveled to Peru with the mission to deliver wheelchairs to people with disabilities living in developing nations. Jeff also played an integral role in the development and implementation of one of Alliance Environmental’s biggest fundraisers, an annual charity golf tournament benefiting Susan G. Komen, a prominent leader in the fight against breast cancer.

McLean is a certified Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor, Lead Supervisor/Competent Person, Asbestos Building Inspector and ThermaPureHeat™, Levels I & II and has met HUD and OSHA regulations on Lead-Based Paint Abatement and Inspection Procedures. He is approved by the Department of Health Services and the state of California, and is certified in California and Nevada.

Shaun Murphy
Executive Vice-President

Shaun Murphy joined Alliance Environmental Group in 2005 and is the Executive Vice President of Alliance Environmental Group. He oversees several departments, including trauma/crime scene, human resources and quality control, as well as managing field responsibility for demolitions.

Shaun is also responsible for developing and maintaining employee training plans and programs, managing the purchase and maintenance of the company’s fleet of vehicles and other equipment, oversees branch operations and assists with employee recruitment and retention. He also ensures that Alliance Environmental Group is in compliance with all regulatory agencies.

He is a certified Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor and Building Inspector; Lead Supervisor/Competent Person in Renovation, Repair and Painting; Pest Control Branch 2 Field Representative and Structure Pest Control Applicator; and certified ThermaPureHeat™ technician Levels I, II and III. Shaun also received certifications as an Air Systems Cleaning Specialist (ASCS); Indoor Air Quality Specialist; IICRC Certified Mold Technician; and OSHA-10, OSHA-30 and OSHA Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response. He is a member of the National Air Duct Cleaners Association.

Dan Portillo
Vice President, Finance

Dan Portillo serves as the vice president of finance for Alliance Environmental Group. He brings extensive experience in public and private accounting from the manufacturing, waste management and logistics, and private equity industries. Dan was tasked with restructuring the finance organization within AEG.

Prior to joining Alliance Environmental Group, Dan has served in several senior management roles, where he was responsible for all aspects of financial accounting and reporting. He began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their audit practice.

Dan served four years in the US Navy, where he earned high marks in all leader evaluation reports and received a Navy Achievement Medal. Dan graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in accounting.

Bill Wood
Vice President of Marketing

Bill Wood is the Vice President of Marketing, where he oversees large account business development, client relations and execution goals. He also works directly on asbestos, lead, mold and demolition projects ranging from $500,000 to $1.2 million. Previously, he was in charge of the Los Angeles region covering the greater Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside areas. He began his career at Alliance Environmental as a Project Manager in 1996.

Wood began working in the environmental and insulation industry in 1988 as a laborer, learning about the insulation trade and the connection to the abatement industry. While putting himself through college, he built some lasting relationships which allowed him to move on to the environmental industry. Bill joined the abatement industry in 1992 as a Sales Estimator, where he remained until he joined Alliance Environmental.

Bill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing Management from California Polytechnic University, Pomona. He has been a volunteer for the Free Wheelchair Mission as well as many other charities.

He is also a certified Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor, a ThermaPureHeat™ technician Levels I & II, and a Supervisor/Competent Person for Lead-based Paint Abatement and Inspection Procedures.

Vinay Panday
Director of Marketing

Vinay Nundgopal Panday joined Alliance Environmental in 2020 as the director of marketing. He brings over 19 years of global marketing experience to the company and his responsibilities include brand management and development for Alliance Environmental and its subsidiaries, website and copyright development, digital marketing strategy development including social media, paid search and SEO, oversight of corporate events, trade shows and promotional events, marketing team training, customer service and special projects.

Prior to joining Alliance Environmental, Panday served as vice president of marketing for ARK Crystal and executive vice president of marketing for The Imagination Unlimited Group. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard College) in Durban, South Africa with majors in marketing and management as well as a post graduate Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the same university with a dissertation in sponsorships.

Mary H. Guerrero
Regional Human Resources Manager

Mary Guerrero is the Regional Human Resources Manager for OPM Services/Alliance Environmental Group, Inc. with more than 20 years of experience in the Human Resources field. She is responsible for revising, creating and implementing company-wide, corporate policies and procedures as well as revising the company's employee handbook, managing recruitment and staffing, employee relations and worker’s compensation. Mary also ensures company compliance with applicable state labor laws.

In addition, she manages the Health and 401K Plan Benefits for the entire company. Prior to joining Alliance Environmental Group, Mary worked for Superior Financial/Lending Services as the operations/human resources manager. She has also worked in human resources for EMCOR Group, TELACU Industries and The Archdiocese of Los Angeles, where she started as a human resources representative and worked her way up to Human Resources Manager.

Mary received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work with a minor in Sociology from California State University, Los Angeles. She is also an active member of Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA).

Craig Sawyer
Vice-President for Alliance Southern California region, Nevada and Arizona

Craig Sawyer is the Vice-President for Alliance Southern California region, Nevada and Arizona offices. He runs the day-to-day operations of the offices, including staff management, revenue forecasts, profit and loss analysis, new business development and customer service. He has been with the company since 2005.

Prior to joining Alliance Environmental, Sawyer spent several years as a regional manager for ChevronTexaco and as a manager at Trader Joe's. He graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science degree in business management and a minor in business administration.

His certifications and licenses include: Asbestos and Lead Supervisor, Branch 2 Pest Control, ThermaPureHeat Technician, NADCA certified as an ASCS and Home Improvement Salesperson.

Jon-Michael Nelson
Team Heat – ThermaPure Heat and Insulation Division Manager

Jon-Michael Nelson is the project manager for the Team Heat division of Alliance Environmental. He has 15 years of experience in heating buildings for different pests and has run some of the largest heat jobs in California for LAUSD and several homeowner associations.

He is certified by ThermaPureHeat as a level IV trainer and is also a branch II and III operator with the Structural Pest Control Board.

Prior to joining Alliance, Nelson was the general manager of Precision Environmental, Inc., where he was responsible for overseeing and directing all functions of the company, including managing 50 employees and projects totaling $4 million or more per year. He has also served as a consultant to a variety of legal firms, insurance firms, school districts, homeowner’s associations, real estate brokers, property managers and some government associations.

Nelson is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a degree in Economics.

He is also a certified Asbestos Abatement Supervisor, Certified Microbial Remediation Supervisor, Water Damage Restoration Technician, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician and a Licensed Operator for Termite and Pest Control.

Robert McKeever
Project Manager, Alliance Trauma CleanUp

Robert McKeever is the Project Manager for Trauma Cleanup Team at Alliance Environmental Group. He has more than 8 years of experience in the bio/hoarder clean-up industry and an extensive background in sales, customer service, new business development and business management.

Prior to joining Alliance Environmental, McKeever was Regional Vice President of Crime Scene Steri-Clean/Hoarders.Com. On average, Robert assessed 10 hoarded homes each week and has successfully cleaned over 1,000 homes. Robert previously assisted in the opening of new offices, training new employees, and the purchase of special equipment and vehicles. In recent years, Robert has been seen on the hit A&E series “Hoarders”, KCAL 9 News, NBC 4 News and in several newspapers and magazines.

His compassion, professionalism and knowledge of hoarding and biohazard make it possible for him to assist even the most complex situations.

Don McMillan
Vice President of Air Tek, Regional manager of Simi/ Fresno

Don McMillan is the Vice President of Air Tek, Regional manager of Simi/ Fresno. He has more than 20 years of experience in the HVAC industry and an extensive background in sales, customer service, new business development and business management.

Prior to joining Alliance Environmental, McMillan was involved in real estate development and sales, and was named one of Century 21’s top producing agents in the San Gabriel Valley. He also spent five years with the City of Los Angeles mechanical engineering department and 12 years with one of Los Angeles' premiere heating and air conditioning contractors.

Edward Work
Vice President of Alliance Northern California region

Edward Work is responsible for the Bay Area/ San Francisco, East Bay / Central Valley, Santa Clara, and Monterey / Santa Cruz offices. Work graduated with honors from San Jose State University in 2004 with a bachelor of science degree in business with an emphasis in marketing.

He is a certified Asbestos Supervisor/Contractor, a ThermaPureHeat Technician Level III, maintains a lead supervisor certification and is a Branch 2 Pest Control Operator. He is also a member of the National Air Duct Cleaning Association (NADCA).

Carlos Sanguinetti
Vice President of Sales

Carlos Sanguinetti is the Vice President of Sales and he joined Alliance Environmental in 2001. He brings extensive sales experience from his years of employment within the insurance and financial industries. He is responsible for over 50 employees and the operation, profitability, and overseeing the sales managers and department at Alliance Environmental.

As a mold remediation and asbestos abatement specialist, he works closely with contractors, insurance adjusters, realtors and property managers.

Prior to joining Alliance Environmental, Carlos worked as an associate financial planner for Raymond J. Lucia Companies, where he worked closely with several partners in the firm providing retirement planning, estate planning, fund management, and investment strategies services.

Brian McGrath
Branch Manager, Fresno

Brian McGrath is the Branch Manager of Alliance Environmental Group's Fresno office, serving the central valley. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations, including new hires, staff retention, revenue forecasts, profit and loss analysis, new business development, marketing and customer service.

Previously, McGrath worked for P.W. Stephens Environmental where he handled insurance-related claims as well as abatement projects for various school districts and hospitals in the Fresno area. Prior to that, Mcgrath worked for BELFOR Property Restoration where his responsibilities included serving as the safety office for their Fresno branch, and handling marketing for the Bakersfield and Elk Grove offices. He was named the western states marketer of the year for BELFOR. He also assisted their national team with the Reno fires and Hurricane Sandy.

McGrath currently serves on the Central California Adjusters Association Board as well as the advisory board for The Salvation Army. He is married with four children and enjoys fishing, hiking and water sports. He is also a member of the Fresno Knights of the men’s senior baseball league.

Ken Moore
Branch Manager

Ken Moore joined Alliance Environmental in 2009 and is a versatile executive with over 20 years of experience in management, sales and customer service. As branch manager, Ken is responsible for new business development, staff development, marketing and sales growth, operations and customer service.

Previously, he worked at the Los Angeles branch of Alliance Environmental as a project manager for almost 10 years. His solutions-based mentality and strong communications skills allowed Ken to build a strong customer base and achieve results-oriented outcomes.

Before joining Alliance Environmental, Ken was business owner / entrepreneur running then selling his own companies.

Ken is married and has two children. His daughter attends UNLV and his son is in the Navy. He loves to spend time with his family which includes his dogs and is an avid golfer.

His current licenses and certifications include Asbestos Supervisor certification, Dust Control certified and a certified Home Improvement Salesperson.

Albert Rolon
AirTek Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Sales Manager, Los Angeles office

Albert Rolon brings over 30 years of industry experience to Alliance Environmental. As the IAQ Sales Manager, he serves as the sales team leader and handles business development, sales team recruitment and training, sales strategy development and implementation, customer service, and budget management.

He joined Alliance Environmental in 2011, starting as the IAQ Operations Manager. His responsibilities included monitoring day-to-day labor procedures and processes, scheduling labor, material and equipment for projects, monitoring fleet management and performing cost analyses. Rolon also maintained inventory and centralized purchasing and repairs for field equipment, specialized tools and supplies.

Rolon is trained in OSHA Standard Safety (10 hours) confined space awareness, asbestos awareness and renovation safety. He also has 36 hours of health care construction and renovation safety training, is CPR trained and achieved certifications in rescue and assist, respirator fit tested, dust buster and fire stopping install level 1. Rolon is also certified as an air system cleaning specialists (ASCS) and certified ventilation inspector (CVI) by NADCA and an IKECA Certified Exhaust Cleaning Specialist (CECS).

Prior to joining AirTek, Albert worked in management positions for The Penn Air Group, Coast Environmental and Mintie Corporation where he coordinated projects for St. Joseph Medical Center Mission Viejo, Disneyland, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and St. Jude Medical Center. He also spent three years with Scripps Memorial Hospital as an HVAC Tech IV.

Outside of work, Rolon serves as the Ministry Director for Freedomhouse Church of Orange County where he is actively involved with their Adopt A Home, Backpack Give Away and Feed the Need programs. He is also a fan of the LA Lakers and LA Dodgers and enjoys attending the games with his wife and three daughters.

Matt Niapas
Sales Manager for Phoenix, Arizona Region

Matt Niapas is the Sales Manager for Alliance Environmental Group’s Phoenix Office. He joined the company in 2012 and previously served as a Project Manager in the Los Angeles office. His responsibilities include staffing and directing sales teams, coordinating and managing corporate marketing initiatives, and developing training and education programs for clients and account executives. Overall, Niapas has ten years of industry experienced including field and project managing work.

In his off-time, Matt enjoys golfing and hiking. He is married with one child and relocated with his family to Phoenix in 2017.

Matt is a certified Asbestos Supervisor.

Denis Beaulieu
Sales Manager, Simi Valley Office

Denis Beaulieu joined Alliance Environmental Group in 2008. As sales manager for the Simi Valley area, his responsibilities include regional sales staff hiring and training, coordinating sales and marketing efforts, managing and directing sales teams and budgets, supervising billing status with estimators and working directly with regional and corporate sales managers to manage overall sales goes and budgets.

Beaulieu holds a California state license for home inspections. Through IICRC training, he is also a mold remediation technician, certified mold home inspector, applied structural drying technician and asbestos supervision foreman. He has also received AQMD rule 1403 training.

Prior to joining Alliance, Beaulieu spent seven years with Service Master by Lawson and Lawson as a sales manager. In his free time he enjoys playing bass guitar, golfing, camping and travelling.

Greg Sanz
Sales Manager, Fairfield Office

Greg Sanz joined Alliance Environmental in July 2014. He is the Northern California Sales Manager for the Fairfield and San Jose offices, where he is responsible for training and developing the sales team and overseeing branch sales and operations. He began his career with Alliance Environmental as a sales estimator and holds an asbestos certification.

Before that, Sanz worked for Enterprise Rent-A-Car for eight years. As branch manager, his responsibilities included managing overall operations plans focused on financial performance, employee development, sales and marketing and customer service. He also managed and implemented all training, marketing and operations schedules and new business development.

Sanz holds a bachelor’s degree from Sacramento State University. He volunteers his time with the American Diabetes Association where he participates in an annual fundraising event - Tour De Cure - as a championship fundraiser. He is married with three daughters.

Alyssa Burke
Project Manager, San Luis Obispo

Alyssa serves as Alliance Environmental Group’s project manager for San Luis Obispo. She previously worked for the company from 2016-2018 as a project manager for the contents division before pursuing other opportunities. Alyssa returned to Alliance in 2021 as an estimator before her promotion to her current role.

Prior to her return to Alliance Environmental, worked in the greater Seattle area for Rainbow International as the fire and contents division manager. While at Rainbow, Alyssa received five certifications through the IICRC (WRT, CCT, CPT, OCT and FSRT). She also received a Subrogation I certificate as well as a Washington State AHERA Building Inspector certificate and Washington State Asbestos Supervisor certificate.

She began her career in the restoration industry at Paul Davis Restoration in 2014. She worked in the water, fire, contents, meth and mold departments, becoming a lead in all divisions before leaving the company in 2016.

Outside of work, Alyssa enjoys the beach and exploring the beautiful landscape and activities of the Central Coast with her spouse.

Joseph W. McLean, Jr.
Jeff McLean
Shaun Murphy
Dan Portillo
Bill Wood
Vinay Panday
Mary H. Guerrero
Craig Sawyer
Jon-Michael Nelson
Robert McKeever
Don McMillan
Edward Work
Carlos Sanguinetti
Brian McGrath
Ken Moore
Albert Rolon
Matt Niapas
Denis Beaulieu
Greg Sanz
Alyssa Burke

Meet The Team

Joseph W. McLean, Jr.
CMO & Co-founder
Jeff McLean
CEO
Shaun Murphy
Executive Vice-President
Dan Portillo
Vice President, Finance
Bill Wood
Vice President of Marketing
Vinay Panday
Director of Marketing
Mary H. Guerrero
Regional Human Resources Manager
Craig Sawyer
Vice-President for Alliance Southern California region, Nevada and Arizona
Jon-Michael Nelson
Team Heat – ThermaPure Heat and Insulation Division Manager
Robert McKeever
Project Manager, Alliance Trauma CleanUp
Don McMillan
Vice President of Air Tek, Regional manager of Simi/ Fresno
Edward Work
Vice President of Alliance Northern California region
Carlos Sanguinetti
Vice President of Sales
Brian McGrath
Branch Manager, Fresno
Ken Moore
Branch Manager
Albert Rolon
AirTek Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Sales Manager, Los Angeles office
Matt Niapas
Sales Manager for Phoenix, Arizona Region
Denis Beaulieu
Sales Manager, Simi Valley Office
Greg Sanz
Sales Manager, Fairfield Office
Alyssa Burke
Project Manager, San Luis Obispo

Licenses & Insurance

Alliance offers one of the most knowledgeable environmental
contractor teams in California.

State of California
  • Contractors License No. 716538

– B-General Building Contractor – C-21 – C-22 – D-64 – C2

  • Certificate of Registration for Asbestos-Related Work No. 630

– Issued by the Department of Industrial Relations
– Division of Occupational Safety & Health

  • EPA Hazardous Waste Transporter Registration No. 3472

– Issued by CAL/EPA Department of Toxic Substances Control

  • California Structural Pest Control Board – General Pest and Termite Certified
State of Washington
  • Commercial & Residential B License #603-365-927
  • CC Construction Contractor License
  • Asbestos Abatement License
  • Certification #1582
  • Contractor License #ALLIAEG863C7
State of Nevada
  • Contractors License No. 0059131
  • Nevada Asbestos Abatement Contractor A23 A13
State of Arizona
  • State of Arizona Registrar of Contractors: K-57 Wrecking #ROC228970
  • A13CMR-Certification #0702107 Microbial Remediation Certificate
Our Insurance Policies
  • A++ Rated Insurance Carrier

Alliance offers you the most comprehensive asbestos and lead liability insurance available, a true occurrence policy written by insurance carrier rated A++ by A.M. Best

  • General Liability / Pollution

We carry a comprehensive general liability policy that specifically includes coverage for asbestos and mold and lead-related claims. It is written on an occurrence form and does not include a sunset clause. The combined single limit of coverage for property damage and bodily injury is $1,000,000 per occurrence and $5,000,000 aggregate.

Licenses & Insurance

Alliance offers one of the most knowledgeable environmental
contractor teams in California.

State of California

Contractors License No. 716538 – B-General Building Contractor – C-21 – C-22 – D-64 – C2 Certificate of Registration for Asbestos-Related Work No. 630 – Issued by the Department of Industrial Relations – Division of Occupational Safety & Health EPA Hazardous Waste Transporter Registration No. 3472 – Issued by CAL/EPA Department of Toxic Substances Control…

State of Washington

Commercial & Residential B License #603-365-927 CC Construction Contractor License Asbestos Abatement License Certification #1582 Contractor License #ALLIAEG863C7 State of Nevada Contractors License No. 0059131 Nevada Asbestos Abatement Contractor A23 A13 State of Arizona State of Arizona Registrar of Contractors: K-57 Wrecking #ROC228970 A13CMR-Certification #0702107 Microbial Remediation Certificate

Our Insurance Policies

A++ Rated Insurance Carrier Alliance offers you the most comprehensive asbestos and lead liability insurance available, a true occurrence policy written by insurance carrier rated A++ by A.M. Best General Liability / Pollution We carry a comprehensive general liability policy that specifically includes coverage for asbestos and mold and lead-related claims. It is written on…