Angela “Angie” Persico specializes in developing interdisciplinary teams of technical experts to address client needs and facilitate risk-informed decision making. Her expertise includes regulatory strategy and compliance and communication of complex geoscientific information to a variety of audiences. Angie leads site characterization investigations associated with mineral recovery projects, including development and management of health and safety programs; environmental data collection; statistical evaluation; characterization of background/baseline conditions; and hydrological, geochemical, and geological modeling for regulatory and decision support purposes.  While much of her recent experience has been gained at mine and mill sites, Angie has also completed environmental investigation activities at Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) on Native American lands, petroleum facilities, Air Force bases, and other manufacturing plants involving a wide range of soil and groundwater contaminants including metals, petroleum hydrocarbons, nitrates, chlorides, and radionuclides. Her assessment and investigation experience also includes performing preliminary assessments/site inspections (PA/SI), remedial investigations/feasibility studies (RI/FS), and engineering evaluations/cost analysis (EE/CA) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) as well as conducting environmental assessments (EAs) and preparing categorical exclusions (CEs) in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Angie has managed multi-year projects with municipalities, Federal and Tribal governments, as well as clients in the energy sector. As Director of Mining Services Business Development, she facilitates the implementation of INTERA’s strategic plan and expansion of services to the mining sector.  Angie is passionate about helping mining companies meet society’s demands and achieve their goals while minimizing impacts on our shared natural resources.