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Ryan Carter
Ryan Carter

Ryan is a certified professional wetland scientist and an authorized gopher tortoise agent with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. He has 20 years’ experience in the environmental field working with local, state and federal environmental regulatory offices. He is an advocate for his clients and tries to balance regulatory constraints with real world scenarios.

Lynne Carter
Lynne Carter

Lynne Carter manages the daily operations of Carter Environmental, including account management, marketing, and bookkeeping. Lynne has over 10 years in the Public Relations, Advertising and Publishing fields!

Mike Glover
Mike Glover

Mike is a University of Florida Alumni with a degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation specializing in land management. He is an authorized gopher tortoise agent with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and an aggressive client advocate.

Dave Jeff
Dave Jeff

David has a B.S. in environmental science and over 11+ years of experience in environmental permitting. He has worked in the public sector as a Regulatory Scientist with the Water Management District performing duties such as mitigation bank review, ERP review/compliance, formal wetland determinations, etc. and was also part of the agricultural assistance team. He has also previously worked in the private sector as a project manager performing local, state and federal permitting. He brings a unique blend of public and private sector insight helping Carter Environmental’s clients achieve their goals while also meeting regulatory requirements.

Michael Spontack
Michael Spontak

Michael has a BS from University of Central Florida and a Master’s from UC Santa Barbara in Environmental Science and Management. His specialty is in Geographic Information Systems, Ecology and Hydrology. He has previously worked in private, public and nonprofit sectors performing water quality monitoring, biological sampling and environmental modeling.

Chris Walls

Chris is a certified arborist and experienced in land management. He performs all tree inventories, vegetation and exotic plant species control as well as wetland area planting and maintenance.

Jacob Rynning - Carter Environmental Services
Jacob Rynning

A Florida native with three years of experience in environmental consulting. Jacob specializes in wetland delineations and permitting, as well as threatened and endangered species assessments and prescribed burning. He previously served in the Navy for six years.

Ben Briegel | Carter Environmental
Ben Briegel

Ben has a BS from Florida State University and a Master’s from the University of North Florida in Biology. He has over three years of environmental consulting experience with expertise in wetland delineations, protected species assessments, surveys and monitoring activities, NEPA reviews, environmental site assessments (ESAs), water quality monitoring / stream assessments, prescribed burns and permitting. Prior to becoming a consultant, Ben worked in the environmental sampling industry as a technical sales representative and supplied environmental equipment worldwide to government agencies, universities and private consulting firms.

Mike Carpenter | Carter Environmental
Mike Carpenter

Mike graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Environmental Science specializing in Geographic Information Systems. His professional career is rooted in environmental consulting and project management that focus on water quality monitoring/sampling, soil sampling, and earthworks projects in the construction, utilities, and mineral sands mining industry throughout Florida and the Southeast. Mike has also supported ecological field efforts including threatened, endangered, and sensitive species assessments, as well as wetland assessment and delineation. Mike is certified as an authorized gopher tortoise agent with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a FAA certified UAS pilot, FDEP Stormwater, Erosion & Sedimentation Control Inspector as well as a Mine Safety Health & Administration (MSHA) Part 48 Instructor.

Diana Weldon - Carter Environmental Services
Diana Welden

Diana has been a part of the CES team since 2019. She strives to ensure clients have the best experience as possible, while administratively supporting the project management team. She has a prior background as a small business owner, and currently manages a team of volunteers with a national non-profit agency.  Diana has a Bachelors of Science from the University of North Florida.