Martin Goldin is the primary long-term business and financial strategist for ECO|RESTORE. For over 65 years the Goldin family has actively owned and operated real estate and construction materials related companies including readimix concrete facilities, metal building component manufacturing, steel service centers, commercial and residential real estate development and wetlands mitigation banking interests in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
In 1999, Brandon Pike co-founded Wetlands Solutions, LLC along with Martin Goldin in order to meet what they saw as a growing need for wetlands mitigation and ecosystem restoration in South Mississippi. Since 2004, Pike has served as the Managing Member of Wetlands Solutions and is a Founder and the Manager of ECO|RESTORE, overseeing all operations for the Company including permitting, market expansions, business development, government relations, marketing and sales.
Darrin Harris is an expert in restoration and environmental field operations. Harris has owned and supervised all manner of earth moving equipment and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of land management and restoration plan implementation. Darrin’s decades of experience in the field have resulted in a significant measure of predictability in the inherently unpredictable field of ecosystem restoration—a trait that is of obvious benefit to ECO|RESTORE projects. He has impeccable credibility with the regulatory agencies based on his knowledge, experience and education in all aspects of environmental land management.
Stan Arbaczauskas has extensive experience in all aspects of wetland ecology. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama with a B.S. in biology/chemistry. Since 2000, Arbaczauskas has been active in environmental consulting, working both hands-on in the field as well as behind the scenes with critical elements of design and permitting, allowing him to understand and appreciate the relationship between a well-conceived restoration plan on paper and the realities associated with implementing those plans in a dynamic and sometimes unpredictable natural setting.
Kelly Ard has been in construction and environmental restoration for 28 years and has extensive experience in erosion control, water diversion, controlled burning and operating heavy equipment. In addition to his work at Wetlands Solutions’ mitigation bank sites and on ECO|RESTORE projects, Ard has worked on several notable environmental projects including stream restoration at Beauvoir in Biloxi, Mississippi, and the restoration of World War I trenches at Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Wade Raulston comes to E|R with over 30 years of experience managing innovative environmental projects and currently develops and oversees safety protocols and compliance practices for ECO|RESTORE. Having spent the majority of his career at Georgia Pacific, Raulston became intimately familiar with the importance of contractor safety and brings a superior working knowledge of management systems such as ISNetworld and PICs to his role at E|R, using his safety and compliance background to ensure that our team members and sub-contractors have the knowledge and equipment resources necessary to maintain a safe and productive working environment on projects both large and small.