Awardee

Greg Sutter
Sacramento, California

Greg Sutter joined The Westervelt Company in 2006 and serves as a Vice President and General Manager of Westervelt Ecological Services (WES). He has worked on mitigation and restoration planning and implementation throughout Northern California for over 40 years.  Mr. Sutter has particular technical experience in brackish, tidal marsh, riparian, and riverine systems. He is an acknowledged leader in mitigation planning, design, and implementation. He oversees all WES’s business planning and budgeting, including capital expenditures, labor, and materials costs, and operations and maintenance expenditures. Mr. Sutter has a B.S. degree in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning from Cornell University and an M.S. degree in Ecology from the University of California, Davis.  He is also a past president and board member of the California Society for Ecological Restoration (SERCAL) and has lectured at the University of California, Davis, University of California, Berkeley, and numerous technical conferences on habitat restoration.  Mr. Sutter is also a regular presenter on the mitigation banking process at the annual National Mitigation Banking Conference.  Prior to joining Westervelt, Mr. Sutter was President of another west coast mitigation banking company; previous to entering the mitigation banking field, Mr. Sutter was a principal at Jones & Stokes Associates, a prominent environmental consulting firm based out of Sacramento, California.