Tidewater’s history

Tidewater was founded in 1983 as an environmental support services provider in Baltimore, Maryland.  As a growing small disadvantaged business focused initially on environmental services, we entered the SBA 8(a) Program in 2004 after gaining valuable experience and building a formidable team of professional.  This created unprecedented new growth where today our 140+ employees perform work across two product lines and five divisions.  Our Environmental Product Line includes Environmental Remediation, Radiological Services and IH/Safety Divisions while our Infrastructure Product Line includes Facilities and Construction Services Divisions.  Headquartered in Elkridge, Maryland, we currently have eight offices throughout the United States with additional personnel located in Japan, Korea, and Germany.  Our business spans over 30 contracts and an average of 250 projects annually for Federal, State, Munciplaties and Commercial client’s here in the United States and abroad.

We are proud to offer our clients and business partnerships an employee base that includes a dynamic mix of industry experts and hands-on field personnel.   This includes program managers, engineers, geologists, scientists, health physicists, health and safety specialists, construction estimators, and IT/database/graphics specialists; as well as site superintendents, certified tank inspectors, licensed drillers, radiological technicians, lead/mold/asbestos assessors, HVAC licensed and certified personnel, and general technicians in a multitude of disciplines.

1983
year founded
200
team members
13
offices
56
cities worldwide
50
U.S. states
1811
completed projects
5
languages spoken
5
major awards

Our team is comprised of project managers; environmental and civil engineers; environmental scientists and chemists; certified industrial hygienists; geologists; certified safety professionals and many more.

Our professional and craft/trade personnel have worked in all 50 states, in 20 plus countries on six continents.

Prasad Dissanayake, PE

President and CEO

Bruce Reynolds, CHMM

Senior Vice President and COO

Dr. BandulaWickramanayake, PhD, PE

Senior Vice President

Keith Fields, PE, PMP

Vice President

Jim Abbott, PMP

Vice President

David Clexton, PG

Vice President

Chris Johns, CPA

Assistant Controller

David Morrill, CFCM

Contracts Manager

Sandee Goldstein

Manager Human Resources

James Reese, CHP, RRPT

Vice President

Fergus Donaldson, PE, PMP

Vice President

Jon Schatz

Manager Industrial Health and Safety

John Wykoff, PG

Vice President

Gary Verban, PE, PMP

Vice President

Tidewater’s professional staff is comprised of project managers; environmental and civil engineers; environmental scientists and chemists; certified industrial hygienists; geologists; and certified safety professionals.

Major Awards

Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award - Winner

U.S. Department of State2016

The Assistant Secretaries Award for Excellence - Winner

U.S. Department of State2009

Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award - Honorable Mention

The Society of American Military Engineers2007

Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award - Honorable Mention

The Society of American Military Engineers2008

Nunn-Perry Awards - Mentor Protege Award

U.S. Department of Defense 2012

We have worked on projects all over the globe.