Abatement | Demolition | Contaminated Soils
Chuck Steeples - Project Manager/Estimator


Chuck Steeples, Project Manager/Estimator

Chuck has over 35 years of experience in the Construction Industry. With a background in
Construction Safety, he has applied that mindset to all of his Projects, which range from
universities, multi-story commercial buildings, casinos & hospitals. His responsibilities include
Estimating Selective Demolition projects & Project Management. Chuck ensures that Safety is
always the #1 Priority on each Project.

Mike Berst - Director of Operations


Mike Berst, Director of Operations

Mike has over 25 years of experience in the demolition industry. He has worked in every aspect
of the field, he is a leader at Iowa Demolition where he runs the structural side of the business,
as well as field operations and roll off. Mike takes a hands on approach to his job, managing all
aspects of estimating, project management, safety, and regulatory compliance.

Kory Mitchell - Co-President


Kory Mitchell, Co-President

Kory brings over 20 year of experience in the industry to ESA. As co-owner, Kory is involved in every aspect of the business, both in the office and the field. His focus is on the direction and growth of ESA, including marketing and sales from client relationship management to sales strategy. ESA’s growth can be attributed largely to the number of repeat customers and this success is a direct result of ESA's commitment to its clients. Kory is also the current President of the Colorado Environmental Professionals Association (CEPA).

Kristian Mitchell - Co-President


Kristian Mitchell, Co-President

Kristian has worked in the construction, demolition and abatement industries for over 20 years. As co-owner, Kristian oversees operations including: estimating, materials, manpower, disposal, equipment, and scheduling of all of ESA's work. He employs a hands-on approach to every project he manages and has a visible presence on each jobsite. Kristian's knowledge and extensive work experience result in his ability to provide a safe, innovative, and cost saving technical approach on every project. His considerable expertise and professionalism has cemented ESA’s reputation as a highly innovative turnkey company.

Sean Smith - Business Development Director


Sean Smith, Business Development Director

With almost 20 years of experience in the environmental and construction fields, Sean has worked in various capacities utilizing his geological sciences education and business development background. He has vast experience working with industrial, power, energy, chemical, state, federal and commercial clients, in addition to partnering with developers, engineering and architectural firms. Sean is responsible for planning, managing, and organizing all business development and marketing activities in the Midwest region for ESA. He works in ESA’s Des Moines, Iowa office.

Kory Mitchell


Kristian Mitchell


Mike Berst

Director of Operations

Chuck Steeples

Project Manager/Estimator

Sean Smith

Business Development Director