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[Atlanta, 7/30] Corporate Environmental Risk Management is excited to announce the promotion of two company leaders to executive positions.

Terrell Gibbs, Ph.D. moves to the C-suite, taking over as CERM’s Chief Operating Officer. Gibbs joined CERM in 2017, and most recently served as Environmental Group Manager as well as chairman of the firm’s STEM Committee.

Gibbs has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from Alabama A&M University, a master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Alabama, and a doctoral degree in Applied Management and Decision Sciences/Engineering Management from Walden University.

CERM’s Managing Director, Albert G Edwards said, “Terrell has been integral to our company’s growth and will bring his decades of leadership experience to our Executive Committee. His expertise across our water resources, hazardous materials management, and environmental programs has proven critical to our success.”

Clifton Lambert has been promoted to Executive Vice President for the Gulf Region. He moves up from the Director of Operations role. Lambert joined CERM in 2017, as Branch Manager of our Mobile, Alabama office. He has more than four decades of business leadership and executive management experience. In his new role, Lambert will also serve as Vice Chairman of CERM’s Management Committee.

Lambert holds a bachelor’s degree in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati and a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from George Washington University. According to Edwards, “Cliff has done an incredible job bringing stability and visionary thinking to our Project Delivery capabilities. He stepped up and capably led the firm’s execution of multiple high visibility, alternative delivery projects.”

CERM is delighted to have such a talented team of professionals who are vital to the firm’s continued success.

About CERM: Since 1995, CERM has provided customized solutions to its energy, environmental, facilities, federal, transportation, and water resources clients throughout the Southeastern United States. Headquartered in Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia with branch offices in Alabama and Florida, CERM is vested in helping clients protect their interests through an interdisciplinary approach involving the planning, design, and construction of their projects. CERM offers a collaborative approach to address its client’s specific construction management, program management, and engineering needs while supporting workforce and economic development.


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Media Contact: Frank Lazaro

Director of Client Services 404-202-1806

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