Jessica Gunter
Shield Program Director, Modeler, Senior Project Manager

  • B.S. obtained in 2000 (Biochemistry; Mathematics minor), Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA
  • Serves as program director for Shield development
  • Serves as a project manager for multiple clients for air permitting, reporting and compliance
  • Current member of  the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)
  • Co-authored an article published in Ceramic Industry entitled “Environmental Compliance in a Down Economy”

Ms. Gunter has over 20 years of experience in environmental programs. She has experience both working within government agencies and as a consultant to private industry.

Prior to joining Aegis, she worked for the Virginia Department of Health, where her duties included working with other agencies to design water quality monitoring plans; developing and maintaining databases and quality assurance documentation; and plan writing.

Ms. Gunter is experienced in developing and tracking air emissions inventories and assisting in the development of permit strategies and applications for minor NSR and Title V permits. She has excellent knowledge and experience in start-to-finish complex air dispersion modeling for compliance and in support of PSD permit applications, including AERMOD and CALPUFF modeling programs. Ms. Gunter is also experienced in water quality issues and development of SPCC, ODCP, SWPP and Integrated Plans for governmental and industrial clients. She has led in the development of Aegis’ Sustainability and Climate Action programs, including expertise with the EPA Mandantory Greenhouse Gas Reporting. She serves as Program Director for Aegis’s permit compliance tracking tools (Shield) for governmental and industrial clients, utilizing Excel®, Access®, and VBA and SQL programming languages to custom-tailor the monitoring tool to the permit conditions.