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TRC Companies Selects Kent Kading as National Director of EHS Services

December 15, 2020
WINDSOR, CT – TRC Companies (“TRC”), a leading end-to-end engineering, consulting, construction management, and technology services firm selects Kent Kading as National Director of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS Services). With the addition of Kading to the environmental sector leadership team, TRC continues to focus on the enhancement and growth of its EHS compliance and management services offerings, including auditing programs, multi-media permitting services, health and safety consulting, management systems and digital services for EHS information systems. This strategic step will enable TRC to integrate EHS services with its existing air quality services, EHS compliance and industrial hygiene services. Additionally, Kading will be instrumental in helping TRC to deliver comprehensive EHS services to clients by leading and addressing the new and unique EHS challenges in the various market sectors of focus.

“Following TRC’s recent acquisition of 1Source Safety and Health, a firm with expertise in industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety services, hiring Kent is another step in our commitment to providing the best and most comprehensive services and technologies,” said Mark Robbins, President of TRC’s Environmental Sector. “Kent’s experience developing and implementing EHS compliance management programs, his diverse industry experience, and leadership capabilities make him an ideal fit to advance our strategic growth, foster key client relationships and help us expand the markets and geographies we serve. We are very excited that Kent has joined the TRC team.”
Based in the Greater Seattle area, Kading has over 30 years of experience in leadership roles at ERM, AECOM and the Shaw Group. Kading led global client programs such as air quality permitting, EHS management system design and development and, process safety management for global organizations. Additionally, his experience in EHS expands over many industries including manufacturing, transportation, aerospace, oil and gas, power generation, chemical, retail/logistics and solid waste management.
“I was attracted to TRC and this role because of the executive team’s clear commitment to increasing the breadth and depth of their EHS services and their aggressive growth strategy to further support our clients’ needs. I knew of their excellent technical solutions and client focused reputation in the market. TRC, being an established technical solutions and environmental engineering firm as well as a premier air quality service provider, presented an exciting opportunity for me to help lead the growth of the EHS service line.”
Kading is a licensed professional engineer, a certified professional environmental compliance auditor and he received his B.S. & M.S. in Chemical Engineering from San Jose State University.
About TRC Companies
A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a leading consulting, engineering and construction management firm that provides technology-enabled solutions to the power, infrastructure, environmental and energy markets. We serve a broad range of public and private clients, steering complex projects from concept to completion to help solve the toughest challenges. TRC is ranked #20 on ENR’s list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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