COO Bio

COO Bio

Matt Hughs

Chief Operating Officer

Matt Hughs joins H&L Environmental Services LLC as our Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective July 2019 with over 32 years of EOD/UXO leadership experience.

Matt is a retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major with 23 years of active Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) background. He served in numerous EOD positions and concluded his career leading the U.S. Army Training Detachment at the Naval Joint Service EOD School at Elgin AFB, FL.

He is a Master EOD Technician, certified Army Training Instructor, PMI certified Project Management Professional and an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence.

He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Columbia College and is a recipient of the Order of Samuel Sharpe Award.

Retiring in 2006, Matt has worked in the UXO industry in a myriad of leadership positions to include Program/Project Manager, Director of Operations and recently as a Corporate Quality Manager. Additionally, he led the University of Tennessee/Relyant Global educational non-credit program, which encompassed the UXO Tech 1 Training program.

Bus Phone Contact: 865-617-5500

mhughs@hlenvironmental.com