Our Key Personnel

kathy-bastianKathy Bastian, Esq.
CEO and Corporate Counsel
kbastian@bbde.com

Ms. Bastian is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the majority owner of B&B Diversified Enterprises, Inc.  (B&B).  She is responsible for directing and controlling the company’s daily business operations and strategic marketing.  Ms. Bastian has over 35 years of legal and financial experience as an attorney with both private law firms and consulting businesses.  In her role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with B&B, Ms. Bastian is responsible for the company’s profit through efficient management of business operations.   She graduated Maxima Cum Laude from LaSalle University in 1980 with a B.A. in Political Science and obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center in 1983.  Ms. Bastian directly manages all financial, legal, and contractual matters for the company.

carl-bastianCarl Bastian, P.G.
President
cbastian@bbde.com

Mr. Bastian is a Professional Geologist with a business/technical background. He has over 35 years of experience in industry and consulting. Mr. Bastian graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in Geophysics in 1981 and immediately began a six year career in oil exploration with Amoco Oil Company in Houston, Texas. While working at Amoco, Mr. Bastian obtained his M.B.A. degree and served as Senior Geophysicist and Manager of the Data Acquisition Group. The following decades of his career have been spent in the environmental consulting field in positions of increasing responsibility. He has been a Project Manager, a General Manager of a 50 person environmental consulting office, and a Vice President and Officer in one of the largest engineering firms in the United States.  As President of B&B Diversified Enterprises, Inc., Mr. Bastian is responsible for many key business operations, overall technical quality (QA/QC), proposal generation, business development, litigation support projects, regulatory negotiation, and interaction with major clients.

mark-bedleMark Bedle
Vice President
mbedle@bbde.com

Mr. Bedle is Vice President of Operations at B&B Diversified Enterprises, Inc., with a geological/technical background. He has a total of 25 years of experience in the environmental consulting business. Mr. Bedle graduated from West Chester University with a B.S. in Geology in 1990 and immediately began a career with Leggette, Brashears and Graham, Inc. environmental consultants in Exton, Pennsylvania. Mr. Bedle’s career has been spent in the environmental consulting field in positions of increasing responsibility. As Vice President of B&B Diversified Enterprises, Inc., Mr. Bedle is responsible for key business operations, overall technical quality (QA/QC), proposal generation, business development, contracting, litigation support projects, regulatory negotiation, interaction with major clients, consulting on Brownfields projects, and company profitability. Mr. Bedle also serves as Manager of Computer Services and Corporate Health & Safety Officer.

scott-alderferScott Alderfer, P.G.
Senior Project Manager
salderfer@bbde.com

Mr. Alderfer is a Licensed Professional Geologist with a hydrogeology and remediation background. He has a total of 18 years of experience in environmental consulting. Mr. Alderfer graduated from Penn State University with a B.A. in Journalism in 1986 and went on to work as a property & casualty insurance adjuster for nearly seven years. Mr. Alderfer enrolled at Lehigh University in 1994 to pursue studies in geological sciences. He earned his B.S. degree in 1996 and pursued graduate studies for one year before beginning his career in the environmental consulting field.  He completed his M.S. degree in 2001.  His time in environmental consulting has been spent in positions of increasing responsibility.  As a Senior Project Manager with B&B Diversified Enterprises, Inc., Mr. Alderfer is responsible for report generation, cost reviews, technical quality reviews (QA/QC) on project deliverables, third party technical peer reviews, environmental insurance claim eligibility evaluations, remedial alternatives analyses, cost reviews, litigation support, regulatory negotiation, consulting on Brownfields projects, and interaction with clients.

tim-pilcherTimothy Pilcher, P.E.
Senior Project Engineer
tpilcher@bbde.com

Mr. Pilcher is the Senior Project Engineer at B&B Diversified Enterprises, Inc, with an engineering background. He has a total of 20 years of experience in the project engineering and environmental consulting business. Mr. Pilcher graduated from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1994 and began a career with Austin James Associates, Inc. environmental consultants in Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania in 1995. Mr. Pilcher has been a Pennsylvania licensed professional engineer for 14 years. His career has been spent in the environmental engineering and consulting field in positions of increasing responsibility. As the Senior Engineer of B&B Diversified Enterprises, Inc., Mr. Pilcher is responsible for all aspects of engineering related projects, engineering design, technical quality (QA/QC), proposal generation, business development, technical report preparation, contracting, litigation support projects, regulatory negotiation, technical peer reviews, and interaction with major clients. Mr. Pilcher also serves as a Senior Project Manager for B&B Diversified Enterprises, Inc.