WRP Volunteers and Staff

Waste Reduction Partners is uniquely staffed with retired engineers, scientists, and staff who share their expertise with businesses and communities across North Carolina. As a multidisciplinary team of mechanical, electrical, civil, environmental, and chemical engineers, scientists, and architects, they have had distinguished careers in a variety of industries, such as automotive, food, textile, utility, chemical, paper, construction, aerospace, electronics, and government. This remarkable group has more than 2,200 years of cumulative experience.

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Assessors’ names starting with H

Hanak, Barry

Hanak, Barry

Work Experience:

40 years

Work History:

Metallurgical engineer, director of quality engineering and technology.  Steel and automotive industries.

Education:

Bachelor of Engineering degree, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH

Keywords:

Continuous improvement, Corrective action, Cost reduction, Customer service, Metallurgy, Quality, Root cause analysis
Haynes, Ron

Haynes, Ron

Work Experience:

46 years

Work History:

Engineering work for large and small engineering firms, state regulatory agencies, local government, and industry. Experience includes planning, permitting, operations and design work in air pollution control, wastewater treatment, hazardous waste management.

Education:

BS Chemical Engineering,  NC State University 1971, BS Urban and Environmental Engineering, UNC Charlotte 1978.  Graduate studies Civil Engineering, UNC Charlotte 1994.

Keywords:

Energy Management, Environmental engineering
Helwig, Bruce

Helwig, Bruce

Work Experience:

44 years

Work History:

Experience as an architect with several firms, over 25 years in private practice in Lincoln, Nebraska.  Energy Manager with NC Energy Office Federal Grant to identify energy savings measures at 11 community colleges in Western North Carolina.  Account Manager Associate with ICF to encourage demand-side management energy saving for commercial and industrial utility customers.

Education:

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Nebraska.  Energy Management Diploma Program, NCSU

Keywords:

Architect, Assessor, Energy Manager
Hewlett, Leslie

Hewlett, Leslie

Work Experience:

20+ years

Work History:

Project Engineer with Progress Energy; Senior Technical Consultant and District Manager with LWG Consulting. Owner of Hewlett Infrared Services

Education:

BS Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University

Keywords:

Energy efficiency

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