The Officers and Executive Director
SPR is run by a Board of Directors that nominates Members as Officers to manage the business (e.g. President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary) of the Association. The Board also establishes Committees to develop and execute key objectives by Board-appointed Chairs. The Officers hire an Executive Director to carry out the business of the organization at the direction of the Officers and the organization.
Mike Goldstein - President
Mike Goldstein is Trane Technologies' Global Remediation and Environmental Risk Manager. In addition to managing the technical, financial, and legal aspects of a diverse portfolio of legacy remediation projects and Superfund sites, Mike is responsible for directing the company’s environmental risk management program which includes performing due diligence for acquisitions and divestitures; providing strategic technical and project management support for restructuring projects, plant closures, and Brownfield sales; and supporting the Company’s Surplus Property Program.
Mike joined Trane Technologies (formerly known as Ingersoll Rand) in 2014. Prior to his current role he served as a Remediation and Transaction manager for General Electric for 9 years, Superfund Remedial Project Manager for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Region 10 for 5 years, and a Policy Analyst at USEPA Headquarters for 7 years. Prior to accepting the position as President of the Surplus Property Roundtable, he was a Board Member and Chair of the Real Estate and Environmental committee. He also serves on the Steering Committee for the Remediation Managers Roundtable.
Mike has a degree in Geology from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA, and Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.
Vernon C. Burrows PG, LEED AP (BD&C) - Vice President
Vern Burrows is currently employed by BASF Corporation (Florham Park, New Jersey) as a Remediation Project Manager. Vern supports site acquisition and divestiture related projects including plant idling, post acquisition manufacturing redundancy consolidation, asset identification, and transfer, site demolition and property divestiture (redeployment). Specifically, Vern supports corporate surplus property divestiture objectives via pro forma analyses, applicable redevelopment and rezoning initiatives, and redeployment strategies aligned to minimize remediation expenditures and risk.
Vern began his career in the oil industry in Calgary after graduating in 1985 from the University of Alberta with a BS in Geology. Vern elected to pursue a MS in Geology from Kent State University, and upon graduating worked for an environmental engineering consultancy, where he progressed from a staff geologist to a group manager. In early 2000, AlliedSignal (now Honeywell International, Inc) approached Vern about supporting their industrial surplus property and Superfund property programs. Vern worked as a remediation project manager out of Honeywell’s corporate headquarters in Morristown NJ supporting projects throughout the United States and Europe. In early 2007, during the decommissioning of the former Honeywell defense plant in Teterboro, New Jersey, Vern was approached by ProLogis, the developer that had purchased the property.
Prior to joining BASF in January 2010, Vern worked as a Development Project Manager for Catellus, then the wholly owned mixed-use subsidiary of the world’s largest industrial REIT, ProLogis. At Catellus, Vern managed redevelopment projects throughout the United States and had global responsibility for tracking, analyzing, interpreting and providing implementation guidance on environmental remediation and associated liability laws. Vern was a corporate resource regarding development-related insurance projects (such as Cost Cap and PLL), Brownfield program redevelopment incentives (PILOTs, TIFs, sales tax reimbursement programs), and interpreting regulations or standards impacting redevelopment objectives or remedial obligations.
Mike Malley - Executive Director
Mike Malley presently is Executive Director, Surplus Property Roundtable assuming the position in March 2020. Mike is a real estate, environmental and risk management professional with over thirty years of professional experience. He began his career as an environmental consultant in 1986 where he rose to the position of Vice President of Harding Lawson Associates (now Amec). He was a key member of the senior management team responsible for growing the HLA Denver, CO start-up office to over 150 professionals and led the company’s national Geochemistry Technical Science practice. Mike also served as Office Manager for the company’s 30-person Houston, Texas office.
Mike has been a partner, owner, and founder of several businesses including environmental consulting and brownfield investment and development companies. In 2000 he joined EMSI, an environmental consulting company based in Littleton, CO leading merger and acquisition due diligence and environmental consulting services to Fortune 500 energy, chemical, aerospace, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing clients throughout the United States. Mike provided opinion of value on over $8 billion of environmental liabilities for Fortune 500 companies and private equity in mergers and acquisitions and bankruptcy reorganization and for GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance purposes.
In 2008, Mike co-founded Frontier Renewal, a Denver-based brownfield investment company where he was responsible for capital raise, investor relations and reporting, transaction sourcing, business plan development and execution, and overall direction of the company. Mike served as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer where he led acquisition due diligence, financing, deal structuring, acquisition, and sale of brownfield assets with redevelopment value in excess of $600 million and managed financial and performance obligations for over $50 million of cleanup liability.
Presently, Mike is founder/principal of Mikton Consulting, consulting with Fortune 500 companies, developers, private equity, environmental consulting firms and brownfield developers providing advisory services and business strategies to acquire, reposition and divest of environmentally impaired and surplus real estate assets.
Mike received a BA in Geology and Chemistry from Bridgewater State University and an MS in Geochemistry from Colorado School of Mines. He lives in Lone Tree, Colorado with his family.
Allen Stegman - Treasurer
Allen M. Stegman is General Director Environmental for BNSF Railway and has over 30 years of experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety field.
Allen is on the Board of Directors and also the Board of Regents for NAEM and is also a frequent speaker at various conferences including NAEM, Battelle, AHC, RREC, and the Sustainable Performance Forum and is a guest lecturer for graduate level civil and environmental engineers at Stanford University.
At BNSF, one of the largest transportation providers in the United States as well as one of the largest landowners, his core responsibilities include remediation and environmental liability management, emergency response, data/document management, technology/ innovation, acquisitions & divestitures, metrics, finance/budgeting for capital and operational expenses, and project controls.
Prior to joining BNSF, Allen was the Director of Safety and Environmental Affairs for a global chemical company and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering with an option in Biochemical Engineering from the University of Missouri.
Katie Moxley - Officer
Katie Moxley leads Boeing’s Environmental Remediation organization in the Puget Sound region, furthering Boeing's efforts to clean up and restore impacted sites. Prior to her current role, Katie managed EHS Due Diligence and risk evaluations in support of Boeing's business activities and property transactions worldwide, and managed remediation projects Washington and Texas.
She currently serves as President of the Board of Directors of ECOSS, a local nonprofit that educates and empowers businesses and diverse communities to implement environmentally-sustainable practices.
Katie has a Masters of Public Administration with a focus in Environmental Policy, a Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences, and a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies, all from the University of Washington. Katie is a Licensed Geologist in Washington State. Katie lives in Seattle and enjoys all the outdoor activities the Pacific Northwest has to offer, including hiking, gardening, home remodeling projects in the rain, and splashing in puddles with her two sons.
Mark Stiffler - Officer
Mark Stiffler is the Vice President of Asset Management with global responsibility for Alcoa Corporation’s owned and leased real estate portfolio, environmental liabilities, and surplus site management and disposition. The award-winning group of over 100 professionals and experts focuses on optimizing Alcoa’s asset base and resolving Alcoa’s long-term liabilities. By ensuring that assets and liabilities are considered holistically, the group has successfully accelerated the transformation process and furthered the use of sustainable redevelopment to ensure that asset values are maximized. Mark joined Alcoa, Inc. in 2003.
Prior to joining Alcoa from 2000 to 2002, Mark was Director of Development for Equinix, Inc. and based in San Francisco, where he implemented a fast-track program to deploy secure, mission-critical datacenter infrastructure across the US, which allowed the company to go public.
Before Equinix from 1997 to 2000, Mark was Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Region for Philip Services where he managed a region focused on environmental remediation of industrial sites and hazardous waste treatment and disposal including 5 RCRA permitted TSDF’s.
Prior to Philip Services from 1985 to 1997, Mark was the Director of Site Restoration for ICF Kaiser Engineers. His group oversaw the implementation of decommissioning and remediation projects for private sector industrial customers throughout the US under various state and federal programs.
Mark earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Lafayette and holds a Professional Engineer’s license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Mark also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Electronic Recyclers International Inc.