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Your partner for innovative, client-focused services

Environmental Advisors and Engineers, Inc. (EAE), a small, woman-owned, disadvantaged business enterprise (WBE/DBE) headquartered in Shawnee, Kansas, was founded by two principals in 1998. EAE staff members consist of engineers (environmental, civil, and mechanical), scientists (environmental, biologists, geologists, and chemists), architects, construction specialists, and administrative support personnel.

The highly qualified EAE team (97% employee retention during EAE's history), provides experienced consulting services to our clients. EAE's staff members average over 30 years of experience in engineering services, construction monitoring, architectural services in Missouri and Nebraska, building coordination services, environmental services, and training and policy development (for investors and financial institutions). This diversity of staff experience enables EAE to provide a broad spectrum of in-house services in multiple states. With offices located in Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, and Missouri, EAE provides exceptional service on a nationwide basis.

Why Choose EAE?


  • Ethical Business Practices

  • Client-Focused, Customized Services

  • Corporate Culture that Emphasizes Innovation

  • Rigorous Internal Staff Training Programs

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  • Passion for Providing Extra Value

  • Well Positioned for Project Teaming


  • Knowledgeable, Experienced Staff

  • Employees with Polished Communication & Negotiation Skills

  • Wide Range of Nationwide Service Capabilities

  • Flexible Work Environment Attracts and Retains Key Personnel

Responsive to
Client Needs

  • Listening to & Hearing Our Clients

  • Critical Interim Updates

  • Technically-Defensible Reports

  • Proven Track Record in Meeting Deadlines

  • Able to Meet Crucial and Expedited Deadlines

  • Quick Responses with Direct Accessibility to Decision Makers

Small Business

  • EAE-Certified: KCMO-SLBE & WBE (Kansas City, Missouri Small Local Business Enterprise & Women's Business Enterprise | MoDOT-DBE (Missouri Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) | MRCC-DBE (Missouri Regional Certification Committee Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) | MO-WBE (State of Missouri Woman Owned Business Enterprise) | KS-DBE/WBE (State of Kansas Disadvantaged Business Enterprise / Woman Owned Business Enterprise) | Architectural Services:-Licensed in Missouri | Engineering Services: Licensed in FL, IL, KS, MO, NE, PA

Thorough Products

  • Concise Reporting Customized for Client

  • Easy-to-Understand Executive Summaries

  • Attention to Critical Details

  • Detailed Interpretations and Recommendations


  • Flexible Scope of Work Options

  • Adherence to Project Budgets

A Variety
of Services

  • Engineering Services

  • Construction Loan Monitoring

  • Environmental Services

  • Commercial Property Condition Assessment

  • Architectural Design & Coordination Services

Meet Our Leadership Team

Leadership Team
Jill Biesma, P.E.
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Robert Bens
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Rick Kempf
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Manager of Construction Monitoring Services
Deborah English, P.E.
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Manager of
Environmental Services
Douglas Swift, P.A., AIA
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Manager of Architectural & Building Coordination Services
Julie Finn
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Manager of
Engineering Services
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