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 21 years of experience in environmental programs, and serves as senior project manager for many air permitting and compliance projects. She has experience both working within government agencies and as a consultant. 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 for many different states. 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 experienced in water quality issues and development of SPCC, ODCP, SWPP and Integrated Plans for governmental and industrial clients. She has extensive experience assisting industrial clients with NESHAP XXXXXX compliance and reporting.  Ms. Gunter has experience in supporting Sustainability and Climate Action programs, including expertise with the EPA Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting.  She has experience conducting air dispersion modeling and control determinations under the BART regulations. Ms. Gunter also has experience as lead developer on permit compliance tracking tools (ShieldR) for governmental and industrial clients, utilizing Excel, Access, SQL Server, Filemaker Pro and VBA and SQL programming languages to custom-tailor the monitoring tool to the permit conditions. She serves as Program Director for Shield® development, and serves as a senior project manager for multiple clients for air permitting, reporting, and compliance.  She is a current member of the Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA).