At Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services, we promote a culture of ‘yes,’ ‘I can,’ and ‘I will.’ From this place of dedication and creativity, we deliver exceptional results.

– Leslie Hollaway, President & Owner

Your Team of Qualified Experts

At Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services, our team boasts zero learning curve. Our multi-disciplinary team of experts collaborates every day to find innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients and the projects we serve.

Why the Work We Do Matters

We make a difference in the work that we do. By effectively incorporating community engagement and environmental considerations into project planning and development, we help create win-win scenarios for our clients and the communities they serve. This purpose drives us every day.

Leslie Hollaway

Chief Executive Officer and Owner

Ms. Leslie Hollaway has a breadth of experience in project management, project planning and permitting, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation, and public engagement for large-scale, high-profile infrastructure projects, and she uses this expertise to lead the award-winning team at Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services (formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.).  Ms. Hollaway has thirteen years of experience serving projects throughout the Gulf Coast, including projects in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida.

I personally stand for (and behind) every work product we deliver.

– Leslie Hollaway

Claire Garvin

Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Claire Garvin lends extensive experience to Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services (formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.) in team and project management, project planning, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance and environmental permitting, and development and execution of large-scale biological field survey programs as well as public involvement. Ms. Garvin has over 15 years of experience throughout the Gulf Coast including Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Ms. Garvin serves the team to ensure our clients and their projects are our focus.

Jennifer Smith

Director of People + Culture

Ms. Jennifer Smith is our Director of People + Culture and is an SHRM Certified Professional. She has been with Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services since 2016 and has over 13 years of Administrative, Human Resources, and Financial experience. Ms. Smith is our in-house HR practitioner that provides the Hollaway team expertise and support in everything from performance management to HR compliance. Her priority is to build and foster an inclusive and diverse culture that aligns with Hollaway’s vision and values.

Greg Sevcik

Creative Director

Mr. Greg Sevcik has over 10 years of experience as a professional graphic designer, developing print collateral, branding, and motion graphics.  Mr. Sevcik has expertise in developing various technical and educational communication tools for National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public involvement activities.  He is also responsible for the development and implementation of consistent and uniform templates for various project-specific newsletters and mail-outs.  Mr. Sevcik’s graphic design and video production work for client projects has won multiple Communicator and Telly Awards.

Ally Altemose, PWS

Director of Environmental Services

Ms. Ally Altemose is the Environmental Team Lead at Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services (Formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.). Ms. Altemose is a Professional Wetland Scientist with over 12 years of experience delineating and permitting Waters of the United States, including wetlands along the Gulf Coast. She has managed many small- and large-scale development and infrastructure projects. She has a broad range of experience with plants and wildlife surveys. She holds a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Scientific Collection Permit for freshwater mussels statewide and has conducted numerous rare, threatened, and endangered plant surveys throughout Texas.

Connor Stokes

Communications Team Lead

Beginning his role during an internship with Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services (formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.) and growing into the position of Communications Team Lead, Mr. Connor Stokes has five years of communications experience including project management, project research, report authorship, video production, stakeholder outreach, public meeting/hearing planning, and quality assurance review. Mr. Stokes has played an integral role in many client projects, including the Texas General Land Office’s Coastal Resiliency Master Plan, the Coastal Texas Study led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Texas General Land Office, and crisis communications in support of the Harris County Flood Control District in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Carol Hollaway

Sr. Economist and Technical Editor

Ms. Carol Hollaway, a Senior Economist with Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services (formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.), has over 40 years of experience in water resources planning, economic analysis, and social impact assessment. Ms. Hollaway has worked for the USACE, and the Institute for Water Resources (IWR) where she achieved subject matter expertise in a variety of economic evaluation techniques, cost-benefit analysis, nonstructural measures for storm risk reduction, social impact assessment, and water resource planning policy and practices. Ms. Hollaway has received national recognition for her contribution to flood risk management and water resources planning.

Kelly Gonzales, PWS

Senior Environmental Scientist and Project Manager

Ms. Kelly Gonzales has a multi-disciplinary background in environmental services, including managing and leading projects for Federal and state permitting, wetland delineations, threatened and endangered species assessments, ecological modeling, submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) surveys, oyster surveys, nesting surveys, and environmental inspections throughout the southwest. Ms. Gonzales brings a wealth of experience from oil and gas, dredging, transportation, private development, beneficial use, and mitigation projects. Ms. Gonzales has over 9 years of experience in environmental consulting, field work, and technical writing and is a USFWS permitted wildlife biologist for several species and a certified drone pilot.

Tara Davis

Marketing Specialist and Project Manager

Mrs. Tara Davis has over 5 years of experience working in the private sector servicing Federal, non-governmental, and private organizations. She has work experience with creating and implementing marketing plans, which include social media strategy, collateral creation, logistics for tradeshows, and metric creation for companies. At Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services (formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.), Mrs. Davis supports document creation, assisting with editing, coordinating large and small scale and public meetings, and general support of Hollaway team projects and marketing and project teaming efforts.

Trevor Pattillo

Senior GIS Specialist and Financial Manager

Mr. Trevor Pattillo serves the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Professional, supporting and managing the development of report figures, data compilation, and database research and organization. Mr. Pattillo has 6 years of GIS experience on projects ranging from ecology to transportation, supporting multiple individuals and offices. His main duties include acquisition and maintenance of GIS, CAD and geospatial data, creating high-quality and detailed maps and figures for a variety of projects, and collection of raw field data using GPS tools and software.

Kasey Clarke

Environmental Scientist

Since joining HECS (formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.), Ms. Clarke has gained a wide variety of experience in environmental services including wetland delineations, threatened and endangered species surveys, oyster surveys, freshwater mussel surveys, environmental inspections, stormwater monitoring, and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments. Ms. Clarke has supported an array of projects including federal and state permitting, private development, mitigation, transportation, and dredging. Ms. Clarke brings with her a strong background in avian biology and behavior.

Christopher Garza

GIS Specialist and Environmental Scientist

In the time Mr. Christopher Garza has been with Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services (formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.), he has gained experience with conducting wetland delineations, threatened & endangered species habitat assessments, and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments. Mr. Garza came to HECS with previous knowledge of ecosystem management, ecological restoration, tree and vegetation surveys, and invasive species control. He also has a background in forest entomology, landscape ecology, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Rachel Evans

Associate Communications Specialist

Ms. Rachel Evans has over 13 years of experience in customer relations and service. She is an Army veteran and worked as a military pay technician, with HR experience. At Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services (formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.) she works as an Associate Communications Specialist providing support and management for various projects including large scale transportation projects.

Thomas Mumford

Associate Communications Specialist

Mr. Thomas Mumford supports the Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services (formerly Crouch Environmental Services, Inc.) team as a Communications Specialist. Mr. Mumford joined the team with more than five years of experience in audio recording, mixing, and mastering, as well as more than seven years in live sound reinforcement and video filming and editing. A jack of all trades, he provides all-around support to our clients by providing an excellent level of service for every project that he has the opportunity to serve.

Nick Ortiz

GIS Specialist + Associate Environmental Scientist

In the time Mr. Ortiz has been with HECS, he has gained a variety of experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, stormwater monitoring, data analysis, and collection of raw field data. Mr. Ortiz works as a GIS Specialist and Associate Environmental Scientist providing all-around support for various projects including private development, mitigation, and transportation.

Rosaura Martinez

Communications Specialist

Ms. Rosaura Martinez is a bilingual professional with more than 5 years of experience in public relations, direct marketing, communications, and public engagement. At Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services, she works as a Communications Specialist providing support for both public and private clients and for large scale infrastructure and transportation projects.

Marissa Ferguson

Associate Environmental Scientist

Since joining HECS, Ms. Ferguson has gained experience in environmental services regarding wetland delineations, threatened & endangered species habitat assessments, Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, and Essential Fish Habitat Coordination. She works as an Associate Environmental Scientist providing support for various projects. Ms. Ferguson has supported an array of projects including neighborhood drainage development, private development, mitigation, and transportation. Ms. Ferguson brings with her a strong educational background in environmental management.

Molly Lenihan

Associate Environmental Scientist

Ms. Lenihan has gained experience in a wide range of environmental services during her time with HECS. This includes Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, wetland delineations, and threatened and endangered species assessments. She has supported the HECS team in a variety of projects, including private development, public works, biological surveys, and mitigation. Ms. Lenihan brings a background in ecology and Texas native species with her.

Brittany Little

Assistant Communications Specialist

Ms. Brittany Little supports the Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services team as an Assistant Communications Specialist. Ms. Little brings with her a strong skillset in strategic planning, relationship building, and development of communications documents. As an Assistant Communications Specialist, she provides various communications support for diverse projects.    

Rachel Massey

Communications Specialist

Rachel Massey has four years of experience in public involvement and community outreach, which includes, developing mailing lists and presentation materials, managing public engagement meetings and projects, and maintaining professionalism and support of her clients on the federal, state and local level. From design and construction projects to conceptual marketing and creating public awareness, Ms. Massey works with the communications team on large and small-scale projects within the realm of public awareness and outreach, while simultaneously in compliance of environmental guidelines and constraints with projects that require nothing less.

LaDaja Dunn

Executive Administrative Assistant

Ms. LaDaja Dunn supports the Hollaway Environmental + Communications Services team as an Executive Administrative Assistant. Ms. Dunn brings with her the ease of adaptability, organizational skills, as well as previous administrative and marketing experience to the company. As an Executive Administrative Assistant, she helps lead the efficient operation of the office, assists in invoicing, marketing efforts, and provides day to day support to the Executive Team.

Shea Sullivan

Director of Public Involvement

Ms. Shea Sullivan has more than 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing and media, including 11 years with engineering and construction giant Bechtel, where she ran stakeholder engagement and business development for landmark megaprojects in the civil infrastructure and oil, gas and chemicals sectors. She now leads the Hollaway Communications Team in the successful delivery of technically accurate projects, and provides strategic public involvement counsel to our team and our clients. Shea is a board member of the Houston chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and is passionate about continually improving the communications profession.

IN THE WORDS OF OUR CLIENTS

I appreciate the professionalism each of you brings to the table.

Greg Phipps, P.E. | J.A. Costanza & Associates

IN THE WORDS OF OUR CLIENTS

This firm has demonstrated professional and efficient management of projects, exhibited timely completion of projects as scheduled and budgeted, and exhibited knowledge and experience working with state and federal agencies.

Yu-Chu Su, PhD, P.E. | Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam

IN THE WORDS OF OUR CLIENTS

They are experts in overseeing the production of quality, biologically and technically sufficient documents and reports.

Dwayne Rogers | Harris County Engineering Department

IN THE WORDS OF OUR CLIENTS

Your team were amazing partners in planning and execution of our event.  This was the best event that I have ever been part of.

Auggie Campbell | West Houston Association