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EHS Technology Group

Proactive environmental, health and safety management must be included in modern strategic business planning. Understanding and assessing environmental and safety risks and opportunities provides the basis for informed and defensible decision-making. EHS provides a full range of services to fulfill present and future strategic environmental, health and safety management requirements. 

EHS was formed in 1998 to provide quality, cost-effective environmental, health and safety services to industry.  Our focus is to provide quality services and to develop, long-term productive business relationships with our customers. 

Our Team
Robert Basl, President | Phone: 937.865.3940

Mr. Basl is one of the founders of EHS Technology Group and has worked for over 30 years as an environmental, health and safety consultant. Mr. Basl received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of Dayton.  Over his career he has been involved in numerous projects involving a wide variety of environmental issues.  Currently, his emphasis is on managing facility-wide regulatory compliance projects for a number of industrial clients.  These projects include process evaluations of air and water pollution control systems, BACT determinations, hazardous waste management, air pollution emission inventories, SARA Title III compliance, process air/water permitting, compliance auditing and environmental/safety/quality management system implementation.


His experience also includes the design of industrial ventilation systems, with special emphasis on air pollution control projects.   In addition, he has acted as a liaison with local, state and federal regulatory agencies in environmental compliance matters. Mr. Basl is a certified lead auditor for several international standards, including ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 9001 and IATF 16949.

Holly Padovani, Vice President | Phone: 937.865.3869

Ms. Padovani is one of the founders of EHS Technology Group and a Project Manager with her educational back­ground in environmental engineering, including air, wastewater, groundwater, and hazardous materials pollution.  Since joining the firm, she has been involved in a number of projects for various industries.  Major industry involvement includes rubber, plastics, vinyl, automotive, printing, building materials, laminate, woodworking, pharmaceutical, welding, and various others.  Environmental consulting responsibilities include project management of air pollution projects, water and storm water pollution projects, hazardous waste projects, SARA Title III projects, regulatory negotiations, and multi-media compliance audits.  Ms. Padovani is especially familiar with environmental regulations in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. She holds a Bachelor of Science, Environmental Engineering Technology from the University of Dayton.

J. Michael Clinch, Ph.D., Senior Geologist | Phone: 937.865.3989

Dr. Clinch is one of the founders of EHS and an environmental geologist whose primary responsibility is the collection and analysis of geological, hydrogeological and geochemical data in support of Phase I Environmental Site Assessments, Phase II Environmental Site Investigations, Phase III Remedial Investigations and the conceptual design of soil and ground-water remediation systems.  He assists in the design of the scope of work for these investigations, and is the lead field investigator responsible for completing the scope of work and proper collection of the needed data. 


Dr. Clinch has also developed long-term ground-water monitoring programs, and is responsible for data management, statistical data analysis and communications with regulatory agencies for these projects.  Dr. Clinch has collaborated in the development of the standard operating protocols used by EHS Technology in the collection of field data since 1991.  Dr. Clinch was trained as a glacial geologist, and has fifteen years of experience in mapping and studying the distribution, composition, age and origin of unconsolidated deposits in a wide variety of settings. His educational experience includes: Doctorate of Philosophy, Geology, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, and a Bachelor of Science, Environmental Sciences and Resource Management. Dr. Clinch is a registered Professional Geologist in the State of Kentucky.

Gregory Hemker, Principal Consultant | Phone: 937.865.3818

Mr. Hemker is one of the founders of EHS Technology Group, LLC.  He has over 40 years of experience in environmental engineering and management. Mr. Hemker obtained a Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM).  His principle fields of expertise are air pollution, hazardous waste, and hazardous chemical management. He has conducted numerous environmental management training seminars throughout the U.S. and China.


In recent years Mr. Hemker has focused on consulting with manufacturing industries to solve problems associated with air pollution, water pollution, hazardous waste, oil and chemical spill prevention, chemical safety, and industrial hygiene. Mr. Hemker is a RAB trained lead auditor and has been developing and implementing ISO 14001, 9001 and OHSAS 18001 management systems since the adoption of the Standards.

Brent Hoggatt, Project Manager | Phone: 937.865.3827

Mr. Hoggatt is the newest member of the EHS team. Previously, Mr. Hoggatt gained practical industrial experience as the EH&S Manager for an international automotive parts manufacturer where he had responsibility over two production facilities. Currently he assists clients with many aspects of both environmental and safety compliance. With his industry background, Mr. Hoggatt specializes in providing on-site EH&S support at a number of our client sites. He has experience in various forms of industrial hygiene sampling and is capable of evaluating workplace exposures to ensure compliance. Mr. Hoggatt earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Management from the University of Findlay. He also recently became a board-certified safety professional in 2023 under the BCSP.  His ongoing projects with EHS Technology Group include SARA Title III reporting, air permitting, and environmental, health and safety compliance. 

Beatrice Cook, Office Manager | Phone: 937.865.4091

Ms. Cook is responsible for management of EHS's daily operations. Key functions include: accounts payable/accounts receivable activities, human resources and benefits administration, billing, payroll, and financial reporting.

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