Envirolink has specialized in the management of water, wastewater, and public works services for clients across North Carolina. We are the private partner of choice. The foundation of Envirolink was built on its core values: Integrity, Innovation, People, Excellence, Community, and Productivity.
It is our philosophy that by partnering with our clients and managing their assets as as if we owned them, we can enhance the sustainability of our communities. We are never satisfied and strive to find unique and innovative solutions for our partners.
“We strive to understand your unique challenges and work with you to find the best approach to managing your utilities.”
Our mission has been and always will be superior service
Envirolink’s leadership has spent decades managing utilities for private companies, municipalities, state government, and the military.
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Mike Meyers - President
M.S. Food, Agriculture and Biological Engineering/ The Ohio State University
B.S. Food, Agriculture and Biological Engineering/ The Ohio State University
Water Quality Modeling/ Manhattan College
Water Quality Standards Institute/ US EPA
NPDES Permit Writers Course/ US EPA
NAWC Rate School/ NAWC, Michigan State University
Water Utility Management/University of Florida
Municipal Utility Finance/University of North Carolina
Irrigation System Design/North Carolina State University
North Carolina Pretreatment Program/ North Carolina Division of Water Quality
Mr. Myers has served numerous roles within the utility management, corporate development, design, construction and operations arena for nearly 20 years. Over the years, much of his experience has been gained as an engineer and director for NYSE private utilities and environmental regulatory agencies. One of the more challenging experiences in Mr. Myers’ career was leader for the acquisition and started up of utility operations, maintenance, and management for the largest water and wastewater Public-Private Partnership awarded by the Department of Defense. In his current role as President, he brings an in-depth knowledge of effective utility management, and has parleyed this experience to building a business model that has resulted in average annual revenue and earnings growth of over 25%.
Carr McLamb – Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel
B.S., Business Management, North Carolina State University
Juris Doctor, Wake Forest University School of Law
UNC School of Gov. Water/Wastewater Finance Strategies Workshop
NARUC Utility Rate School
NC AWWA-WEA Biological Grade I Wastewater School
NC AWWA-WEA Basic Water Utility Management Institute
Mr. McLamb is a North Carolina native and has been licensed to practice law in North Carolina since 2007. He has extensive legal and regulatory experience in both the private and public sectors. He began his career in private practice focusing on business and construction litigation, land use, and planned community representation. Mr. McLamb next served the state of North Carolina as assistant general counsel and deputy director of legislative affairs at the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (now known as the Department of Environmental Quality). At DENR, Mr. McLamb worked with members of the North Carolina General Assembly on wide-ranging environmental and regulatory matters, and advised the Secretary of Environment and Governor on environmental policy, legal and regulatory issues. Following his time at DENR, Mr. McLamb joined the governmental affairs practice of an international law firm, representing a broad array of environmental, energy, financial, and insurance clients. He was again tapped to serve North Carolina as deputy secretary and general counsel at the Department of Transportation. As general counsel, he managed all aspects of the legal department of a state agency with a budget of over $4 billion and was a key advisor to the Secretary of Transportation and Governor on public-private partnerships, contracts and litigation. Mr. McLamb joined Envirolink in 2017 as corporate counsel and business development manager. In 2019, he was named chief operating officer and general counsel. In this dual role, he manages all aspects of Envirolink’s legal, government affairs, operations and client relationship initiatives.
Charles A. Donnell, PE - Capital Projects Manager
US Military Academy, West Point, NY BS
Colorado State University, MS
Mr. Donnell brings over 30 years of engineering in water & wastewater experience to Envirolink. In his role as Capital Projects Manager, Mr. Donnell works with Envirolink clients to function as an owner advocate and ensure that an owner’s representative is helping to oversee capital projects within the community. Mr. Donnell has two sons and two daughters and has enjoyed coaching woman’s volleyball for over 20 years.
David Strum - Director of Operations
Leadership, USAF Senior NCO Course 12
Defense Acquisition University, Currently enrolled in certification courses, Online
Leadership, USAF Senior NCO Academy
General Education Courses, 2yr., Craven Community College, New Bern, NC
H.S. Diploma, 1985, West Craven High School, Vanceboro, NC
NC Water Distribution School—A, B & C Level
NC Wastewater Collection School—Grades I
NC Cross Connection School
Mr. Strum has served in the Water and Wastewater Industry for the past 30 years in various capacities within water distribution, sewer collection, construction management and project management of water and wastewater systems around the world. Mr. Strum started his career as a Utilities Systems Apprentice in the United States Air Force. During his service he maintained mission critical systems supporting military operations in various theaters to include Japan, Korea and Iraq. Mr. Strum retired from the Air Force after serving 22 years and achieved the rank of Master Sargent. Prior to joining Envirolink, Mr. Strum was employed with a publicly traded water utility company and played an instrumental role in the operational startup for one of the largest utility privatization contracts awarded by the Department of Defense. Mr. Strum is an active member of many National and North Carolina professional organizations. David holds the following North Carolina Water and Wastewater Certifications: A-Distribution, Cross-Connection, C Well, Wastewater Grade I and Collections Grade II.
Ann Marie Renze, CPA - Controller
B.S., Accounting, Penn State University
NARUC Eastern Rate School 2019
Mrs. Renze has 30 years of experience as an accounting professional. Eleven of the years in public accounting and 19 years as a Controller and/or CFO in various industries including distribution, hospitality and service. She has held her Certified Public Accounting license from Pennsylvania for 23 years and North Carolina for 2 years.
Lee Bowman - Director of Project and Corporate Development
B.A. International Studies with Geography Concentration, Minor, Business Administration / UNC—Chapel Hill
NARUC Eastern Rate School 2019
Wastewater System Operator School / NC State
Various Local Program and Design Workshops for Erosion and Sediment Control / NC State
Mr. Bowman has more than 20 years of experience in project management, corporate development, design, construction and operations management. Much of his experience has been gained as senior manager for the Triangle Division of Newland Real Estate Group, a national real estate development and advisory firm specializing in large-scale, mixed-use master planned communities. Mr. Bowman oversaw all aspects of residential and commercial development at Briar Chapel and Wendell Falls focusing on planning, engineering, construction, entitlements, regulatory compliance and community relations. Prior to his role at Newland, Mr. Bowman was director of operations at Pinehurst Resort, where he managed national golf championships, including the 1999 and 2005 U.S. Open Championships.
John Mullis - Corporate Development
B.S. Economics, Pfeiffer University
M.B.A, Business Administration, Pfeiffer University
Mr. Mullis brings a wealth of experience to Envirolink in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining Envirolink, John was a business owner for 25 years, while also serving in the public sector as a Town Manager and as a Public Works director in Norwood, NC. John is an Eagle Scout and served as a Servant Leader in his community having been Chairman of the Stanly County Chamber of Commerce, President of the Norwood Lions Club, Vice Chairman of the Albemarle Downtown Development Board, and Stanly Economic Development board member. John holds North Carolina certifications in wastewater, distribution, and collections.
Regional Area Managers
- Sandhills & Coastal Region – Tracy Miller
- Triangle Region – vacant
- Metrolina & Piedmont Region – Chris Bitterman
- Mountain Region – vacant