Steven R. Birdwell, FounderSteven R. Birdwell is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Remedial Construction Services L.P. (RECON) an environmental and geotechnical construction company. In 1989, Mr. Birdwell founded RECON to meet the growing demand for specialized construction services created by new regulations. He leveraged his experience in geological engineering and his practical knowledge of geotechnical construction techniques to create a value-added environmental and geotechnical services construction company. RECON has become a national leader in the field of environmental remediation services, including chemical, biological, thermal and physical treatment of soil, sludge, groundwater and facilities. With almost 500 employees, RECON has performed over $1 billion in remediation projects worldwide and is recognized as one of the top hazardous waste remediation specialty contractors by Engineering News Record.

Mr. Birdwell earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Geology from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and his Master of Science in Geological Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla in Rolla, Missouri.