The success of FE&C lies in the great individuals that keep the company running. We’ve hired only top-notch management capable of creating a vision then realizing it to its top potential. FE&C key management each have 20+ years of industry experience and present creative and innovative solutions for each project. In addition, only top-level staff are used when creating project teams.
Richard T French, Chairman
President & CEO, FE&C
French has spent his entire career focused on the management of nuclear and environmental remediation, engineering and construction services and has over 35 years experience managing programs and projects in highly technical and scientific environments. He has spent more than 20 years at government-owned nuclear sites and facilities. Notable past roles include multiple Vice President roles with EG&G Idaho at the Idaho Cleanup Project; President of ICF Kaiser Hanford; and the first Manager of the US Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
President, FE&C Canada, Ltd.; Executive VP; Chief Operations Officer
Dunnum brings more than 30 cumulative years experience to his role at FE&C, including positions in project management, engineering, operations, construction, and quality assurance in both federally-funded and private sector projects. He has extensive experience developing and managing nuclear environmental remediation, decontamination/demolition and construction projects. Project types include nuclear, waste repository, nuclear processing plant, chemical general plant, mining and industrial decommissioning and demolition, life safety and environmental compliance.
Richard French jr.
Executive Vice President, Business Development
French is responsible for building all business at FE&C. French was previously Vice President of West Coast Business Development, where he was responsible for all relationships west of the Mississippi River. Formerly as Chief Financial Officer, he was accountable for all aspects of finance, information technology, equipment management, human resources, contracts and procurement roles in FE&C’s national and international offices. He holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and has many years of experience managing multiple projects, products and teams. Before his life at FE&C, he was a Senior Project Manager at Lockheed Martin Information Technology where he led sizable project teams on software and web development projects for large government contracts and Fortune 500 corporations.
Chief Financial Officer
Younes is responsible for financial for all national and international offices at FE&C. Additionally, he is accountable for all aspects of equipment management, human resources, contracts and procurement roles in the company. Previously, Younes was responsible for operations of the environmental division of FE&C, including financial accountability. He has held many roles within FE&C including project manager and chief engineer. Prior to his life at FE&C, Younes worked as a senior global product support engineer in Silicone Valley for Novellus Systems, a multi-million dollar computer chip manufacturer, where he planned, managed, and executed complex projects domestically and internationally.
Blankenship is the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of FE&C. Her duties include drafting and reviewing teaming agreements and subcontracts and managing interactions with outside counsel. She serves as the point of contact for questions regarding interpretation of contract terms, Federal Acquisition Regulations and various agreements of which FE&C is involved. Blankenship attended law school at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon where she worked for two years at the Marion County Prosecutor’s office trying misdemeanor cases. Blankenship’s past experience includines working for Bechtel and for a commercial real estate development firm.
President, FE&C United Kingdom Ltd.; Vice President, Engineering & Technical Services
Seiler leads all work in the UK for FE&C in addition to heading up engineering and technical services company-wide. His experience in federal-level government construction and remediation projects has focused on the disposition of complex nuclear facilities and associated wastes, including the resolution of extensive safety, compliance, and logistical issues. As former President of two design engineering firms, he provided project management and execution support, accelerated closure planning, environmental compliance assessments, and life-cycle asset management services.
Vice President, ESH&Q
Klover has 34 cumulative years experience, including 26 years in the nuclear industry with extensive experience in the areas of radiation safety, construction site project safety, industrial safety, industrial hygiene, mechanical engineering and design, project management, software quality assurance and configuration control. He has been a Certified NQA Lead Auditor for several years. Klover’s experience also includes quality assurance, environmental management, regulatory interpretation and the development and implementation of new and innovative programs and procedures to meet regulatory requirements that have been audited and approved by numerous government agencies.
Vice President, FE&C East Coast Operations
Daniels has over 40 years of proven effective management experience in federal and commercial nuclear industries, including serving as Vice President of Commerical Services at Energy Solutions in Oak Ridge, TN; Facilties Disposition Manager at the Paducah Environmental Remediation project, and a Senior Project Manager for the Georgia Tech Research Reactor D&D. He began his career in 1966 as an apprentice pipe fitter in the Charleston Naval Shipyards, working his way up through the ranks to managing maintenance responsibilities for US Naval nuclear submarines. As the Nuclear Operations Manager/Superintendent, Daniels was directly responsible for over 1500 employees, managing and budgeting $200 M annually, planning and execution of reactor overhauls, and inactivation and repair projects on nuclear submarines and surface ships. Danels also managed the personnel radiation exposure reduction program, one of the Navy's most successful nuclear programs. In 1992 Daniels left the shipyards and moved to East Tennessee where he has managed numerous projects in and around the area, at various federal and commercial sites involved in nuclear/hazardous clean-up activities.