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EC&D was founded in 1994 by Carl Salafrio. Since inception, our business has been committed to creating environmental conditions that are feasible and valuable for the land and for our clients.

Meet Our Team

Carl Salafrio
Carl SalafrioPresident
Carl has over 30 years of experience in the environmental sector and has experience working within state agencies as well as in private consulting. Carl obtained his B.S. in Marine Science from Stockton State College and his M.S. in Oceanography/Coastal Planning from Florida Institute of Technology. His professional expertise is founded on combining the business and environmental aspects of managing each project to ensure success.
Danielle SalafrioVice President
Office Manager
Sarah NelsonSenior Project Coordinator
Sarah has spent her life growing up in Florida swamps, and has over four years of environmental work experience. She obtained her B.S. from the University of Florida in Natural Resource Conservation with a minor degree in Soil and Water Science. Sarah oversees all projects and EC&D staff, and manages several mitigation bank projects. Her expertise is founded on maintaining client and agency relationships, coordinating all the moving parts of the business, and keeping a holistic viewpoint during project management.
Geena HillEnvironmental Scientist
Geena is a Pennsylvania native with a keen interest and passion for conserving land and wildlife in Florida. She received a B.S. from Kent State University in Anthropology and Archaeology, and a M.S. from the University of Florida in Interdisciplinary Ecology. She came to EC&D with six years of project coordination experience working with government agencies and non-profits on several pollinator conservation projects in Florida. Currently, she permits, maintains, and develops management plans for multiple wetland mitigation banks managed by EC&D.
Justin PlemmonsEnvironmental Scientist/GIS Specialist
Justin is a Florida native with a B.S. from the University of Florida in Urban Forestry and 4 years of experience doing various types of environmental work in both the public and private sector. His skills include proficiency in mapmaking and GIS, field work and plant identification, herbicide application, statistical analysis, report writing, and data management.
Keith CinamiEnvironmental Scientist
Keith joined the EC&D team in 2018 and is a Florida transplant from the northeast. He obtained a M.S. in Sustainability Studies from the University of Florida and is interested in urban development. Keith specializes in data management, report writing and editing, and analytics.
Katy MartinEnvironmental Scientist
Katy is a University of Florida graduate with a B.S. in Natural Resource Conservation, focusing in wildlife. Katy brings excellent writing, database management, field skills, and project management skills to the team and is working towards mitigation bank project management.
Kentucky CostellowEnvironmental Scientist
Kentucky is the newest addition to the EC&D team and is learning the ropes of managing some of our development and mitigation projects. Kentucky graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Natural Resource Conservation and has prior professional experience with governmental land management.

Professional Partners

Environmental Consulting & Design is a proud member in good standing of the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals, the Florida Association of Mitigation Bankers, the international Society of Wetland Scientists, and the Florida Coastal Conservation Association.

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