WALTHAM, Mass., December 21, 2015—The Cadmus Group, Inc. (Cadmus), an environmental and energy consulting firm, today announced three major strategic hires that signal its commitment to expanding its services to meet the needs of its clients. Jennifer Curtin, James Hanlon, and Emily Wasley Seyller bring a wealth of experience and specialized expertise that will better help Cadmus’ clients address their most pressing environmental, energy, and economic challenges.
“Jennifer, Jim, and Emily are all extremely knowledgeable, experienced, and dynamic figures in their fields, who bring a phenomenal level of industry expertise to our firm,” said President and CEO Ian Kline. “I’m honored to have them join our team and very excited to work with them to help our clients develop innovative solutions to their most critical challenges.”
Jennifer Curtin, principal, specializes in environmental law and federal real estate policy. At Cadmus, she will be helping clients balance the priorities of environmental and economic development through innovative approaches to property reuse, public-private partnerships, and sustainability. Curtin has more than 25 years of experience in land use policy development and implementation, most recently at the Department of Defense. The list of civilian federal clients she has supported includes the U.S. General Services Administration, the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Interior, and the U.S. Forest Service.
Curtin is based in the Washington, D.C., area. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Park Trust and is a member of the National Brownfield Association and the Federal Real Property Association.
Jim Hanlon, principal, will serve as a key adviser in support of federal efforts to implement legislation improving environmental infrastructure in the United States. Hanlon’s distinguished career in public service included 40 years with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Water Program, most recently as director of the Agency’s Office of Wastewater Management, a position he held for more than 10 years. Among many achievements at EPA, he managed the implementation of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit program; managed federal financial assistance programs, including the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program with over $100 billion of assets in place; and led the design and launch of EPA’s WaterSense program.
Hanlon is based in the Washington, D.C., area. He has received numerous awards in recognition of his superb service, including the Meritorious Service Award on two occasions (bestowed by Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama), and is a member of the Water Environment Federation and American Society of Civil Engineers.
Emily Wasley Seyller
Emily Wasley Seyller, senior associate, specializes in climate adaptation and resilience to help federal, regional, state, and local governments and organizations prepare for, and respond to, the impacts of global and climate change. She has applied her skills as a coordinator, collaborator, and policy strategist to support executive-level stakeholders and policymakers across the federal government and in communities nationwide. Prior to joining Cadmus, Seyller served as the Inform Decisions and Adaptation Science Program Manager with the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s National Coordination Office, where, among other accomplishments, she was instrumental in coordinating and translating science to inform adaptation decisions across the Federal government and served as a contributing author of the Third National Climate Assessment’s Adaptation Chapter.
Seyller is based in Cadmus’ Oakland, California, office. She also serves as an adjunct fellow for the American Security Project and is a member of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Climate, Energy, and Environment Policy Committee.