Rick PearsonSee Bio
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology,
Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, 1972.
Rick co-founded BAR Environmental, Inc. in 1984. Under his guidance the company has a history of proven success and sustainability. He has over 40 years of experience in the overall water and wastewater industry. Since 1974, he has an established record of developing successful business relationships with end users/owners, engineers and manufacturers. His experience entails a long and on-going list of effective projects involving water and wastewater solutions.
Bobby ClemmerSee Bio
Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, 1996.
Bobby joined BAR Environmental, Inc. in the fall of 2008. He began his career in both water and wastewater engineering and construction. From there he spent ten years in corporate technical sales and management roles. He has a rich history in developing and executing business growth and marketing plans, while keeping customer service at the forefront. Throughout this period he consistently surpassed sales performance objectives while maintaining a loyal customer base. He has continued this pattern of leadership with BAR Environmental.
Joe SchmitsSee Bio
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, 1993; Master in Business Administration, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN, in 2001.
Joe came to BAR Environmental, Inc. in early Fall 2014 with a proven track record of successful territory development and growth. He has provided solutions to technical problems for a variety of mid- to large clients since 1995. Since 2005, his career focus has been in technical sales and service with a recent emphasis on water and wastewater. He has extensive experience working with consulting engineers, contractors and end users/owners.
Josh Spradlin, P.E.See Bio
Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, 2001.
Josh came to BAR Environmental, Inc. as a Professional Engineer in January 2014. He began his career in 2001 as an engineer intern with the State of Tennessee. Since that time he has acquired a successful portfolio of business ownership and development. He has a comprehensive background in technical sales, business leadership, consulting services and construction. He now applies his experience and success to the development of BAR Environmental and its partners/customers.
Andy LeJeuneSee Bio
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
University of Memphis
Memphis TN 1993
Andy joins the BAR Environmental team in February, 2018. He has more than 20 years of successful involvement and leadership in the Civil Engineering industry. He has worked on projects in site development, drainage, bridge and water and waste water treatment. He has experience in estimating, project management, sales and sales management, marketing and manufacturing operations. He has successfully developed new and increased existing business markets while working diligently alongside suppliers, consulting engineers, contractors and end users. Andy will prove to be a valuable asset to all our customers and partners.
Joe Sanford, P.E.See Bio
Joe joined BAR Environmental, Inc. as a Professional Engineer in the spring of 2020, after 10 years working as a consulting engineer. He brings valuable experience from working throughout the state including Middle and West Tennessee . His primary discipline was directed towards industrial and municipal Water and Wastewater Design and construction. His experience with client development, planning/design, project management, and construction over-site has led to a track record of success. His knowledge and commitment to providing excellent service is a valuable asset to our customers and supply partners.
Laura Beth BrummettSee Bio
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology, Mechanical Emphasis,
Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, 2010.
Laura Beth joined BAR in early 2016 as Office and Project Manager. She began her career as a Mechanical Laboratory Technician for Mueller, where she gained valuable experience and knowledge in both mechanical technology and the over-all manufacturing process. She later took on logistical and managerial challenges with the United States Postal Service. Over the last three years, she has helped manage an office staff along with managing logistics, finances, and all customer service requirements for the USPS in one of the nation’ s fastest growing offices. She came to BAR with very high recommendations and now applies her success, experience and work ethic to BAR Environmental, along with our manufacturing partners and customers.
Jason SmithSee Bio
Attended University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1997-1999
Greenbrier TN High School 1999
Jason joins BAR Environmental, Inc. after 15 years of construction experience. He has a proven track record of successfully completing construction and field service projects. Over his career he has developed successful working relationships with general and sub-contractors, vendors and suppliers, design engineers, construction inspectors and end user customers. Areas of expertise include: submittal/document preparation, planning and scheduling, equipment and material management along with hands on material and equipment installation, repairs and improvements, onsite and shop modifications, troubleshooting and problem solving.
Complete customer assistance and satisfaction are at the forefront of Jason’s experience and focus with the BAR Team.
John Pulk, In memoriamSee Bio
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology,
Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, 1977.
As a company built on the experience and expertise of our team, we are greatly indebted to the contributions of the late John Pulk. While he was only with BAR Environmental, Inc., for a few years, his veteran knowledge and daily example of doing business the right way will forever be engrained in our culture. We remember him with great respect and appreciation. Some people love things and try to fix people, John Pulk fixed things and loved people