Meet the minds behind BlueInGreen.

BlueInGreen employs a dedicated team of industry-leading professionals. They are here to deliver the world's best water treatment technologies right to you.


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Chris Milligan, PE

CEO, PRESIDENT

Chris Milligan joined BlueInGreen in April 2012 with over ten years of civil and water engineering experience. He is a registered professional engineer in nine states and has been published by the Water Environment Federation as well as the American Water Works Association.


Billy Ammons | Technical Services Manager

With over 35 years of experience in the water treatment industry, Billy Ammons offers valuable technical insight to optimize product development and expansion, as well as oversee key customer relationships as BlueInGreen's Technical Services Manager. Ammons possesses extensive experience in a wide variety of treatment processes, solids drying operations and disinfection methods. He has also assisted in the design of numerous plant upgrades and the construction of new treatment facilities across the country.

 

David M. Berry | Technician

David Berry has developed his skills as a mechanical designer and draftsman over the past 45 years.  He possesses hands-on experience in a variety of fields including civil, mechanical, petroleum and aviation engineering. His areas of expertise include piping and valve systems, treatment facilities, machine design, 3D modeling, CADD standards and mechanical drafting. Berry received his B.M. in Music from Wayland Baptist University and studied Architectural Drafting at Fayetteville Technical Institute.

 

Brian Bourke | Project Manager

Brian Bourke graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.S. in Environmental, Soil and Water Science in May 2014. Throughout his undergraduate career, Brian worked as a service technician for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Research and Extension Center, where he operated and maintained heavy equipment, managed greenhouses and assisted with biodiesel research projects. As Project Manager, Bourke oversees the day-to-day productivity of two warehouses, prepares equipment for shipment and assists in the setup and start-up for all installations.

 

Darryl L. Fendley, PE | Director of Engineering & Product Manager

Darryl Fendley started as a Product Engineer in January 2012, originally responsible for the development and launch of BlueInGreen’s CDOX solution for pH adjustment. Since then, Fendley has served as a Principal Investigator for an NSF Phase II grant, overseen BlueInGreen’s ongoing research and development efforts, initiated a number of standardization efforts and maintained product quality and development as the current Director of Engineering. Fendley completed his Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering in May 2004.

 

Jessica Hart-terry, PE | Product manager

Jessica Hart received her degree in Biological Engineering in 2012 from the University of Arkansas. During her undergraduate career, Hart worked as a student associate for Dr. Scott Osborn, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer for BlueInGreen, and her senior design team placed third in the 2012 Gunlogson National Environmental Design Student Competition. In 2015, Hart was named one of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s Fast 15 inductees and was featured in the ASABE's Resource Magazine. Hart has excelled in the research and development, design, piloting and reporting of BlueInGreen’s innovative ozonation system. She currently serves as the HyDOZ Product Manager.

 

Tanya LeBlanc | Product Manager

Product Manager Tanya LeBlanc has worked to optimize, promote and implement BlueInGreen’s SDOX-CS solution for optimized odor control. LeBlanc has over 15 years of experience in the water treatment industry, ranging from laboratory and field testing to product development and regional sales management. She has also worked with liquid and solid separation technology manufacturing, EPA compliance and contract dewatering. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Bioenvironmental Sciences from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree in Business from the University of Texas at Arlington.

 

Nick Lombardo | Product Manager

Nick Lombardo graduated from the University of Arkansas with a B.S. in Biological Engineering. In the past, he has worked closely with university professors to map stream profiles, measure stream water conditions and research methods to improve color and odor issues in industrial wastewater.  Lombardo also has professional experience working with soils engineering, industrial equipment and vintage motorcycles. During his time at BlueInGreen, Lombardo has assisted in all aspects of engineering design, including manufacturing numerous units, installing and operating pilots as well as collecting and reporting data. He currently serves as Product Manager for the SDOX solution for adaptable aeration.

 

Jason Marheineke | Field Support & Electrical Technician

In August 2015, Jason Marheineke joined BlueInGreen’s manufacturing team as the Field Support & Electrical Technician. Having previously served as an electrical foreman, he possesses extensive experience with commercial and residential projects and quickly advanced to lead all facets of large-scale industrial projects from drawing and design to maintenance and repair. During his time at Glad Manufacturing, Marheineke championed a $42-million, 2-year project, governing all aspects of a three-phase facility relocation plan while also achieving a perfect safety rating. Marheineke is a Master Electrician and Licensed Journeyman and is a graduate of the Electrical Apprenticeship Program at Northwest Arkansas Community College.

 

Thomas Sichz, PE | National Sales Manager

Since joining BlueInGreen, Thomas Sichz has served as National Sales Manager, where he has worked to build on BlueInGreen’s recent momentum in the marketplace. Holding licenses as both a Professional Engineer and an industrial wastewater treatment operator, Sichz brings 21 years of experience in water treatment equipment and processes. In addition to his expertise in establishing and expanding product lines, he also holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Executive Education Program.

 

Eric Stasen | Industrial SALES MANAGER

As BlueInGreen's Industrial Sales Manager, Eric Stasen focuses on market channel development, maintaining customer relationships and expanding BlueInGreen's presence in the industrial marketplace. Stasen has promoted business-to-business relationships with multiple Fortune 100 companies and has successfully negotiated both domestic and international sales. Stasen received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kansas.