With a combined total of over 75 years of diverse experience between our senior management and project management staff, A-L is able to take on a wide variety of projects to meet the needs of our customers.
Our employees, including the senior management team, are trained in accordance with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), and experienced in all phases of asbestos and lead abatement in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) criteria. Furthermore, all employees are required to obtain proper initial and annual testing per Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards to ensure they are fit to perform asbestos and lead abatement work.
In addition to the specific issues surrounding hazardous materials abatement, our training includes other safety topics including respiratory protection, fall protection, confined space entry, indoor air quality, ladder safety and hazard communications. All training is provided by competent, accredited and certified personnel. We utilize both in-house resources as well as professional training institutions all in accordance with OSHA regulations.
Meet Our Senior Management and Field Services Team
Paul DeJuliis, President / Owner
Paul has 25 years experience conducting and managing hazardous materials remediation. As co-founder of A-L Abatement, Inc., Paul has experience ranging from securing financing and insurance to hands-on remediation of asbestos, mold and lead hazards. Currently, his primary functions are project design, environmental regulatory compliance and company administration. Paul provides required asbestos and lead project designs for all company projects.
James "Jimmy" Jerscheid, Vice President, Operations / Owner / Project Manager
Jimmy has 31 years experience remediating hazardous materials, the most recent 24 years as superintendent and project manager. In addition to the hazardous material technicians, Jimmy provides field leadership to the other tradesmen, both in-house and subcontracted. This includes carpenters, electricians, plumbers, painters, insulation mechanics and flooring mechanics. Jimmy is currently responsible for the allocation of staff and equipment resources across the breadth of projects underway. He also interacts with clients’ on-site representatives to ensure proper scope of work and project schedules to meet overall client expectations.
Lawrence "Larry" King, Vice President
As Vice President and co-founder of A-L Abatement, Inc., Larry has 30 years experience in the hazardous material remediation business, including completing a wide variety of asbestos, lead and mold remediation projects for both public and private entities. Examples include schools, hospitals, manufacturing facilities, commercial operations and universities.
Eric Kuessner, Shop Foreman/Estimator
As our Shop Foreman and estimator, Eric is the front-line supervisor in production operation and is responsible for planning, organizing and controlling all shop and yard operations. In addition to estimating, Eric creates and maintains the project schedule and ensures deadlines are met. He is responsible for maintaining relationships with our clients and does so by having hands-on management of our projects. Eric also serves as liaison between the field staff and office staff addressing and resolving issues that arise. Additionally, he serves as fleet manager and handles preventative maintenance and repairs on our vehicles.
Brad Jerscheid, Estimator
Brad handles a myriad of functions with A-L. As one of our estimators, he analyzes labor, material and time requirements for potential projects. He also assists project managers on a day-to-day basis. Brad is responsible for all aspects of the company's safety program.
Meet Our Office Staff
Deborah Kuessner, Office Operations Manager
As Office Operations Manager, Deborah is responsible for monitoring existing processes and analyzing their effectiveness to meet the needs of both external and internal customers. Deborah oversees all accounting functions, including accounts payables and receivables, certified payroll, and tax functions. She also manages all human resources functions, which include payroll, coordinating employee training and physicals, workers' compensation and insurance compliance. Deborah also prepares purchase orders and works to maintain relationships with subcontractors and their staff. In addition to the above responsibilities, Deborah also handles pre-qualifications, oversees the office manager and assists with change orders and maintaining the project calendar.
Kim Myrncza, Office Manager
Kim is the behind-the-scenes organizer of A-L and wears multiple hats. As Office Manager, she organizes and streamlines administrative procedures to ensure maximum efficiency of the front office. Kim is responsible for preparing proposals, submittals, project notifications, as well as other administrative functions. She ensures all projects are recorded and have the proper signage. In addition, Kim also manages the front office and keeps our project managers organized, all while providing the highest level of customer service to our clients.