Bill Betters, PG, LSP
Associate Principal & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Betters has more than 30 years of experience in the environmental services industry. He was named CDW's Chief Operating Officer in 2023. Previously he had served as CDW’s director of environmental services. He is responsible for managing a staff of environmental professionals principally involved in client compliance with federal and state permitting and compliance programs, as well as assessment and remediation projects. Mr. Betters also advises clients on risk management and reduction issues, and mitigation alternatives. He provides expert opinions in support of technical, regulatory, and legal proceedings. He is a Licensed Site Professional in Massachusetts, and a Registered Professional Geologist in New Hampshire.
Mr. Betters has performed and supervised hundreds of site investigations including Phase I and Phase II investigations for multi-state real estate asset management portfolios. He has conducted numerous comprehensive site investigations and risk characterizations in support of regulatory requirements for waste site cleanup activities. Mr. Betters has also performed feasibility evaluations, designed remedial action plans, and implemented remediation programs for both state and federally regulated projects that have included treatment technologies and/or monitoring programs.
Mr. Betters was among the first Licensed Site Professionals when the program was established. He has served as president of the LSP Association (LSPA), and was chair of the LSPA Regulations Committee where he was responsible for representing the LSPA during significant regulatory revisions and presentations of new legislation. Currently, he serves as chair of the LSPA Past President Council and as treasurer of the LSPA Scholarship Fund. Mr. Betters was also an ex-officio board member of The Engineering Center.
Mr. Betters holds an M.S. in Geology from Boston College; a B.S. in Earth Sciences, Physics minor from Salem State College; and completed Graduate Studies at Tufts University in epidemiology, remediation, risk assessment, and environmental impact analysis. He is OSHA HAZWOPER, Standard 29 CFR 1910.120 and SARA Section 126 (d) trained and certified.