V3 Adds Prokes as Environmental Practice Executive
CHICAGO, IL V3 Companies is expanding its environmental practice with the addition of Lori Prokes as Director of Environmental Services.
"Under Lori's leadership, V3 will increase its ability to serve the needs of clients in the energy and industrial service markets through the delivery of both consulting and contracting solutions throughout the Great Lakes region," said Executive Vice President Patrick Kennedy, PE. "Her legal and corporate executive experience also brings new perspective to our leadership team and operations."
Prokes has more than 30 years of experience in the environmental arena - having represented clients as legal counsel on the environmental aspects of business acquisitions, divestitures, and real estate transactions, as well as compliance counseling and litigation defense. She has corporate experience as both a client and a consultant in CERCLA, RCRA, state voluntary programs, and property redevelopment and reuse.
Prior to joining V3, Prokes served as President of the Property Redevelopment business unit at DeNovo Group. Her extensive experience also includes holding senior executive positions with Newell Rubbermaid (now Newell Brands), including serving as Assistant General Counsel. In this capacity, she led the global environmental and remediation programs, managing a budget in excess of $12 million. Prior to that, Prokes was a partner with the Schiff Hardin law firm, focusing on the environmental aspects of complex corporate transactions and state voluntary cleanup program projects.