About Us

Elite, a privately held corporation, has successfully integrated technology with traditional construction methods for years. The modern technologies that we have used to manage our projects were leveraged to ensure client satisfaction on literally hundreds of environmental projects.

Some of our distinguished clients include Shell Oil Products US, Exxon, Honeywell, Malcolm Pirnie, AMEC, Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc., ARCADIS, PARSONS, URS and GeoTrans, Inc..

Elite creates competitive advantages for clients by understanding the business objectives of our customers. It is our mission to build a reputation for outstanding customer service by being responsive to our clients’ needs and accommodating their requests. We believe that a relationship is based on communication and trust is a vital component of success.

Many corporations talk about sustainability, but few have taken the necessary steps to achieve this outcome. Our record of 100% repeat clientele and retention proves that Elite has risen to the occasion to become a flourishing, dependable enterprise.

Our Team

Our personnel have broad practical experience, comprehensive expertise, and all have been extensively safety trained inclusive of 40 – hour OSHA 1910.120 CFR.  In order to ensure all projects are performed safely and in a timely manner, our construction management team is in constant contact with job site personnel.

Elite employs highly trained environmental construction professionals including:

    • Senior and Second-tier Project Managers
    • Site Superintendents and Foremen
    • Air-knife Specialists
    • Skilled Mechanics and Technicians
    • Professional Estimators and Surveyors
    • All Duty Equipment Operators
    • Skilled Laborers

Kenneth Trent

Founder / President
Over 20 Years of Experience

Summary of Qualifications:

With an extensive background in corporate law as well as finance, Mr. Trent is President as well as Elite’s founder.  As a previous District Technical Manager and Field Engineer with former global consultant Groundwater Technology, Mr. Trent was able to gain his extensive technical background as well as his core understanding of the environmental consulting/construction industry.  Through his 15 years as a business owner and a pillar in the environmental community, Mr. Trent routinely acts as the spearhead in the logistical planning and implementation of literally hundreds of environmental remediation/construction projects.  He has successfully managed to build an experienced and diverse group of professionals, while managing growth to insure the highest level of quality. Mr. Trent has coupled an eye for detail and a relentless pursuit to protect the client’s interests at any cost. A flawless safety record has allowed Elite to build and maintain an extensive client base with the following industry’s leaders:  Shell, Exxon, Honeywell, Arcadis, URS, Parsons, GES, MACTEC, ERM and CH2M Hill just to name a few.

“Our mission is to continue to develop and maintain a reputation for outstanding craftsmanship and customer service with a dedication to providing financial options through advanced environmental construction solutions.  Elite defines our company by the service and product we provide”.

Kenneth Trent ~

Lawrence W. Macher

Vice President of Field Operations Manager

Summary of Qualifications:

Mr. Macher has over 14 years of experience in environmental remediation and construction management.  As Field Operations Manager, he is typically faced with the responsibility of managing all of the daily aspects of the multiple large scale projects.  His communication skills have enabled him to become an effective client liaison.  He has gained the confidence of our clients by delivering projects on time and within budget. His efforts contribute to our ninety-five percent customer loyalty rate.  His responsibilities also include health & safety training, project estimating, proposal writing, and budget control.  Mr. Macher is adept at managing multiple assignments, directing staff, and team-building.

Certifications & Training:

    • OSHA 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Training
    • OSHA 8-Hour Haz-wopper Refresher Training
    • OSHA Confined Space Entry Training
    • OSHA Excavation Competent Person & Supervisor – Soil Management Training
    • Loss Prevention System Trained
    • API Trained
    • Certified Welder:  HDPE; Air-pro
    • Cathodic Protection Certified

Our Locations

106 Pierce Ave Suite A
Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
1814 Turkey Point Road
Baltimore, MD  21901
West Virginia
28 Hargrove Circle
Martinsburg, WV  25403

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