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Brown and Caldwell welcomes Jean Youngerman as senior principal

Expert brings over three decades of environmental leadership


HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2020 — Brown and Caldwell today announced Jean Youngerman has joined the firm as senior principal, environmental science.


With a 33-year track record of managing environmental monitoring and regulatory programs for municipalities, private industries, and government agencies, Youngerman brings further technical rigor to Brown and Caldwell’s leading site investigation and remediation, and compliance and permitting service offerings.


Throughout her career, she has led numerous Resource Conservation Recovery Act and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit applications for a broad range of industries throughout the U.S. Additionally, she has coordinated multiple Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems and Texas Risk Reduction Program audits in adherence with standards set by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.


In her new role as senior principal, Youngerman will manage a diverse portfolio of projects while providing employee guidance and mentorship. Project types include site assessment, environmental permitting and compliance, remedial technology evaluation, remedial design and implementation, and site closure pertaining to hazardous and solid waste, emerging contaminants, and resource recovery.


“I am thrilled to welcome an expert of Jean’s caliber to our team,” said Sharon Stecker, Brown and Caldwell senior vice president. “Her vast experience and knowledge perfectly augment our tailored solutions to help clients navigate the regulatory landscape and improve environmental performance while simultaneously meeting business objectives.”


Youngerman holds a bachelor’s in chemistry and is based in Brown and Caldwell’s Houston office.


About Brown and Caldwell

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif., Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,700+ professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 70 years, our creative solutions have helped municipalities, private industry, and government agencies successfully overcome their most challenging water and environmental obstacles. As an employee-owned company, Brown and Caldwell is passionate about exceeding our clients’ expectations and making a difference for our employees, our communities, and our environment. For more information, visit