Our Team

Graduation 2007 DoerrTerry McKenzie
President and Founding Principal

Get Linked in with Terry McKenzie   |   Terry@msusa.com   |   713-812-9000 ext. 103

Terry founded Mitigation Solutions USA (MSUSA), after successfully creating, developing and operating Martin Creek Wetland Mitigation Bank located in the Sabine River watershed in Texas.

McKenzie grew the organization into a national leader in environmental mitigation marketing and credit sales. In addition to general management oversight, he develops new markets, builds relationships with key stakeholders and speaks at a variety of engagements on environmental mitigation topics.

He is a member of National Mitigation Banking Association, Texas Wildlife Association, Southern Gas Association, Texas Association of Environmental Professionals, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, Arkansas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners, and Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners.

McKenzie received extensive training in environmental issues, including wetland, stream, and endangered species mitigation. He holds a technical degree from Saint Louis University.

In 2007, MSUSA became an affiliate of Advanced Ecology, an environmental firm of scientists who work on proprietary projects, established in 1994.

Graduation 2007 DoerrTroy Madrigal
Vice President and Principal

Get Linked in with Troy Madrigal   |   Troy@msusa.com   |   713-812-9000 ext. 101

Troy focuses on business development and manages the client engagement process for large-scale mitigation projects in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. Previously, he spent nearly a decade in land acquisition, specializing in procuring suitable sites for mitigation banks, permittee-responsible mitigation and conservatories. He also spent eight years in the energy industry.

He is a member of National Mitigation Banking Association, Texas Wildlife Association, Southern Gas Association, Texas Association of Environmental Professionals, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, Arkansas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners, and Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners.

Madrigal holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin.

Madrigal volunteers in Katy Independent School District, serves as a coach for the Katy Youth Basketball Association and also volunteers at Parkway Fellowship Church in Katy, Texas.

140616_Clelsea_MSUSA 0007_ppChelsea Nikmard
Mitigation Sales Manager

Get Linked in with Chelsea Nikmard   |   Chelsea@msusa.com   |   713-812-9000 ext. 102

Chelsea is the Mitigation Sales Manager and focuses on the transactional and contract side of mitigation credit sales within Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana, working directly with clients from various industries to help meet mitigation banking requirements. Previously, she worked in the oil & gas industry.

She is a member of the National Mitigation Banking Association, Southern Gas Association, Texas Association of Environmental Professionals and Louisiana Oil and Gas Association.

Nikmard holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma.

Jody Bickel_August 2016Jody Bickel
Business Development Manager

Get Linked in with Jody Bickel   |   Jody@msusa.com   |   713-812-9000 ext. 114

Jody is the Business Development Manager and focuses on developing relationships in new markets to promote our customized services to clients seeking environmental mitigation solutions. She also forecasts prospective species mitigation markets by analyzing and tracking endangered species actions and trends. Previously, she spent nearly two decades in senior management positions for a variety of industries and conservation organizations.

She is a member of the National Mitigation Banking Association, Society for Wetland Scientists, Society for Ecological Restoration, Western Dredging Association, American Association of Port Authorities and American Shore & Beach Preservation Association.

Bickel holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

JoAnn Hill_August 2016JoAnn Hill
Salesforce Administrator & Coordinator

Get Linked in with JoAnn Hill   |   Joann@msusa.com   |   713-812-9000 ext. 106

JoAnn is the Salesforce Administrator & Coordinator for Mitigation Solutions USA (MSUSA), an affiliate of AEL, an environmental firm of scientists who work on proprietary projects, established in 1994.

Hill focuses on maintaining and enhancing Salesforce and Records Information Management.

She coordinates and supports management, operations, information management, as well as marketing and sales. JoAnn works closely with the USACE and USFWS to provide credit transfers and ensure all bank information is accurate, including RIBITS. As a key resource to our clients, she ensures they have all proper documentation in an accurate and timely manner for the completion of credit purchases and credit transfers.

Prior to her role at MSUSA, she spent nearly two decades in a variety of Information/Records Management roles within the Oil & Gas Industry.

She is a member of ARMA International, American Marketing Association, Records Management in Sharepoint and the National Mitigation Banking Association.

Hill has extensive training in the importance of proper management and handling of company records. She holds a Certificate in the Essentials of Records Information Management and is pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Business – IT Management from Western Governor’s University.

 
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Wayne White
Senior Regulatory Affairs Consultant

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Wayne is the Senior Regulatory Affairs Consultant for and coordinates with various regulatory agencies to develop policy for conservation and mitigation banks. He also speaks at a variety of engagements on environmental mitigation topics.

Prior to his role at MSUSA, he spent thirty-one years with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as Chief of the Endangered Species Program and a Field Supervisor. He also implemented the Endangered Species Act and developed a number of policies focused on environmental mitigation and conservation.

He is the president of the National Mitigation Banking Association and a current member of the board.

White holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees from California State University at Fullerton. 

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Carl Frentress
Senior Wildlife Biologist/Ecologist

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Carl Frentress brings over three decades of professional expertise in waterfowl habitat management, bottomland hardwood conservation, coastal environments and ecology, and management of wetland systems. His recent work, in partnership with Mitigation Solutions USA, focuses on the ecological requirements of impacted candidate, threatened and endangered species that can be mitigated through private sector environmental offsets.

During his 33 year career with Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Carl served in a variety of positions starting with an assignment to the coastal waterfowl project on the Texas Lower Coast; as one of the first agency nongame staff; district biologist; regional waterfowl biologist; and as the agency waterfowl representative on the Central Flyway Technical Committee. His waterfowl program activities included development of recommendations for Texas waterfowl hunting regulations; coastal and inland programs for landowner habitat improvements; instituting a statewide wood duck nest production and population monitoring program, and improvement of wintering waterfowl population censuses techniques.

 EvansSheila Evans
Operations Manager

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Sheila is the Operations Manager for MSUSA and works primarily on proposal, contract, and invoice generation for all bank transactions. Sheila manages all bank credit ledgers, working closely with the USACE and USFWS districts to provide credit transfers to permittees and ensure all bank information, from internal ledgers to RIBITS, is current. She also focuses on mining new opportunities and researching new developments. Sheila is a key resource to our clients and ensures they have all proper documentation in an accurate and timely manner for the completion of credit purchases and credit transfers.

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Regional Manager of Alaska

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Calli joined MSUSA after developing one of the first mitigation banks in Alaska, in conjunction with an Umbrella Mitigation Instrument. Previously, she was an accountant. After approval of her bank she decided to bring her knowledge of the regulatory environment and creative solutions to work for permittees in both Alaska and Texas. Donn holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Alaska Anchorage.