Cory Davis has been named CEO of the North Little Rock-based Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health (CTEH), a subsidiary of Montrose Environmental Group.
Davis, an internationally recognized scientific consultant, will also serve as Montrose Environmental Group’s newest executive vice president (EVP). He will oversee CTEH’s nearly 200 employees across the U.S.
CTEH specializes in environmental emergency preparedness, response and recovery. Davis will report to Josh LeMaire, COO of Montrose. He is succeeding Dr. Phil Goad, CTEH’s CEO and co-founder, who retired in January.
“For more than two decades, Cory has spearheaded CTEH’s growth into one of the nation’s leading science-based environmental response and consulting firms,” said Josh LeMaire, COO of Montrose. “Under his steady guidance, the company has expanded beyond its roots to offer comprehensive environmental health and safety services to clients around the globe. Montrose is always proud to promote talent from within our ranks, and we are excited to have Cory help lead our growing team and build our culture.”
Since joining CTEH as industrial hygienist in 2000, Davis has held several leadership roles within the company, including as manager of its Toxicology Emergency Response Program for nine years.
He most recently served as senior vice president of operations and principal consultant overseeing environmental emergency response, industrial hygiene, disaster recovery, environmental innovation and business development.
Davis is a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association and serves on the board of directors for the Spill Control Association of America and Arkansas Game & Fish Foundation.
He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program. In 2018, he received UA Little Rock’s Fribourgh Award for his significant contributions to the scientific field.