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Our Team

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 over 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 over 30 years experience remediating hazardous materials, the most recent 25 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 over 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.


David Ashwood, Project Manager / Estimator

In addition to holding the role of one of A-L's Estimators, Dave is also a project manager overseeing several moving parts simultaneously. He is responsible for planning, organizing, and ensuring that all phases of projects are completed on time, on budget, and within the scope of work.

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.  

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