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Environmental Management Assistance Program

Lee Ann Briggs

Environmental Consultant

Helping businesses through EMAP
since 2000.

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A little bit about Lee Ann

Lee Ann Briggs is an Environmental Consultant for the EMAP program with over 30 years of environmental regulatory compliance experience in both consulting and industrial capacities.  In addition to her experience working as an environmental consultant for EMAP at both the Duquesne University SBDC and the University of Pittsburgh SBDC, she was previously the Manager of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs for a paint and coatings manufacturer, providing full environmental, product safety and employee safety compliance for 9 years.  Lee Ann works closely with the Allegheny County Health Department’s Air Quality Program. She too was part of the team awarded the EPA Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Providing Technical Assistance to the Small Business Community.

Lee Ann holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Resource Management from the Pennsylvania State University. She is also a Registered Environmental Manager (REM) with the National Registry of Environmental Professionals.

Jeremy Hancher is the EMAP Program Manager located at the Widener University SBDC.  He holds over 15 years of experience in environmental compliance, environmental policy, and program management.  He is proud to be the team lead of the award-winning EMAP program which provides free and confidential environmental assistance to the Pennsylvania small business community in fulfillment of the requirements of the Pennsylvania Air Pollution Control Act and Section 507 of the federal Clean Air Act.
In 2015, Jeremy was part of the team effort when EMAP was recognized by US EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy for Outstanding Accomplishments by a State Small Business Environmental Assistance Provider in Providing Technical Environmental Assistance to the Small Business Community. Jeremy holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and a certificate from the Wharton School.