Vivienne Handy, PWS

President & Principal Ecologist

Vivienne Handy is a certified Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) possessing over 30 years of experience in natural resource management and environmental permitting. Vivienne’s career experience has consisted of conducting and managing a diverse range of field studies, impact assessments, and … Read More

W. David Gordon

Senior Wildlife Ecologist

David Gordon is responsible for wildlife and habitat studies, protected species surveys, and habitat management planning and implementation. David’s 25 years of experience includes: development of field monitoring and wildlife survey method­ologies; capture, banding, and radio telemetry tracking of a … Read More

Lee Cook, MS, PWS

Senior Ecologist

Lee Cook, MS, PWS, has over 23 years of experience in environmental permitting, wetland delineations, and wildlife studies. Lee worked as a Wetlands Biologist in the Regulatory Program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for over 9 years, reviewing … Read More

Blake M. Meinecke, PWS

Senior Scientist/Project Manager

Blake has worked as an environmental scientist in both the public and private sectors for over 20 years and, as a result, has broad experience in a variety of fields.  He is certified as a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) by … Read More

Frank Kahoun, MS

Senior Environmental Scientist

Frank Kahoun, MS, has over 20 years of experience as an environmental professional with an emphasis on permit compliance and construction management. Frank is responsible for the management of Quest’s Broward County office, and delivering our services to South Florida … Read More

Rebecca Barkdoll

Environmental Scientist

Rebecca Barkdoll has a degree in marine biology and 11 years of professional experience in both terrestrial and aquatic environments. She is a project manager and GIS analyst at Quest, with a focus on wetland assessment, permitting, and compliance. Her … Read More

Amanda Quintero, MS

Environmental Scientist/GIS Analyst

Amanda Quintero has a Master’s Degree from the University of Florida’s Interdisciplinary Ecology Program, with a focus in Urban Planning. Her field experience includes providing GIS analyses for the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Agricultural and Irrigation survey, which serves the … Read More

Christopher Keene


Christopher Keene holds a degree in Environmental Science with a concentration in Biology. Christopher’s experience has focused on land management and wildlife projects involving scrub jays, burrowing owls, American Kestrels, and ospreys. Chris has conducted nest evaluations for communication towers, … Read More

Dolores Dupont

Office Manager/Financial Controller

Dolores joined the Quest team in March of 2010 to lead our in-house Accounting Department and is currently responsible for a wide variety of administrative and financial duties.  She earned a BS in Psychology and BS in Business Administration with … Read More

Zachery Holmes

Avian Ecologist

Zachery Holmes is a recent graduate with a degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation from the University of Florida with a minor in Environmental Horticulture. Prior to Quest, Zach worked and volunteered on an array of wildlife conservation-related projects most … Read More