Zachary Ambrisco is a 2015 graduate of Slippery Rock University with a BS in Safety Management. He spent 2.5 years as an EHS manager for a high rise window restoration company and has been an employee within the FedEx Ground Safety department for the past year.
Jerry DeRosa is a returning Pittsburgh AIHA member who has over 30 years of EH&S related experience within several industry segments: oil & natural gas; consulting/engineering; banking; commercial insurance; steel manufacturing; commercial real estate development; hazardous waste remediation; and environmental law & regulation (as he worked for several years in-house with a large environmental law practice). Jerry has served on the Board of Directors with several non-profit organizations and he has numerous EH&S related certifications. Currently serving as Director, EH&S Affairs at Tug Hill Operating (a natural gas E&P company) and the affiliated XcL Midstream. Both companies are privately-owned, growth-oriented, natural gas companies focused on development in the Marcellus and Utica.
Jonathan (Jon) Koger began working for FedEx Ground in June 2006 holding various roles in their operations. During this time Jon received his BS in Business Management from Point Park University. Jon began to work in more safety sensitive positions of the operations from PIT operator to hazardous materials handling and processing clerk, before moving to FedEx Ground’s corporate headquarters and joining the Safety Dept in Feb. 2012. Jon spent several years in the Hazardous materials transportation side of the business, supporting in various roles. In recent years Jon joined the Safer Workplace team, in the Safety Dept. as a Safety Support Specialist which focusses on project management, policy & procedure management, education development, support of operational safety, and other pieces of the Ground business. Jon’s personal interests include: traveling with his wife, hunting, fishing, his dogs, and consumption of new and unique brews.
Thomas Jendesky is a May 2018 graduate from Slippery Rock University, with a degree in Safety Management. He received his GSP certification through the curriculum at Slippery Rock. He completed an internship during the summer of 2018 working in Health and Safety for Hatch Ltd. Thomas then accepted a position to work as a Safety Support Representative within FedEx Ground’s Safer Workplace team in Safety Department in October 2018. Thomas enjoys spending time with his family, hanging at the pub, and watching football.
Robert (Rob) Hemp is a CIH serving as the ESH, QA, and Training Manager for BWX Technologies at the Bettis Atomic Power Lab in West Mifflin. He has a BS in Chemical and Physical Oceanography from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a MS in Work Environment (IH and Ergonomics) from UMass Lowell. He started with BWXT in 2018 after 23 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, including tours afloat and ashore in Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC. Additional info: www.linkedin.com/in/robert-hemp-cih-cp9289