Our Journey

expertise, decades in the making



Salpas Consulting is a small business founded by Dr. Peter Salpas in 2003. Salpas Consulting provides environmental expertise, strategic planning, and Data Quality Objective (DQO) development to federal clients.  Dr. Salpas possesses expertise in the principles of:

  • geology

  • chemical equilibria

  • natural attenuation

  • element partitioning

  • inorganic element and radionuclide contaminant transport in the geological environment

  • nuclear methods in geochemistry

Salpas Consulting also provides Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database expertise, implementation, project planning, and org administration to most industries. Mr. Salpas possesses expertise in the areas of:

  • Administration of Classic and Lightning Experience, Sales and Service Cloud, and both standard and console views for Salesforce

  • Creating and managing staff training for unique business units

  • Business analysis for direct customer engagement processes

  • Business development for enterprise-level coordination

  • Project planning and oversight, including database integration and software evaluation

  • CRM customization including workflow, process builder, app development, and more

  • Integration and administration of third party apps and software



Peter Salpas

  • Co-developer (with Ken Skinner) of the Dynamic Characterization Strategy/Dynamic Verification Strategy (DVS), an expedited approach to environmental site closure that has been well received and praised by regulators.

  • Winner of the 2006 National Environmental Partnership Summit “Most Collaborative Best Practice” award with Ken Skinner for the development and implementation of the Dynamic Characterization Strategy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

  • Developed the data quality objectives (DQOs) for soils and concrete at a Department of Energy site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

  • A primary author of the “Remedial Design/Remedial Action Work Plan for ETTP Zone 1” (1800 acres)

  • A primary author for “Phased Construction Completion Report (PCCR) for the K-901 and Duct Island Areas at ETTP” (680 acres)

  • Co-developer and key author of the K-1420 Combined Probe Technology Test for sensing co-contaminants in subsurface soils

  • Chief Scientist for the $17M Remedial Action Assessment Subcontract at a Department of Energy site in Paduah, Kentucky

  • Project manager and lead scientist for numerous Remedial Investigations and Treatability Studies totaling more than $10M

  • Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Geology, Auburn University

  • Chairman of Auburn University’s Radiological Safety Committee

  • Member of the College of Science and Mathematics Curriculum Committee and Member and chair of the Department of Geology Curriculum Committee at Auburn University

Andrew Salpas

  • Recipient of the David H. Briggs Award for outstanding academic performance in psychology, Maryville College

  • Exemplary Senior Study, Maryville College, 2009

  • Summa Cum Laude graduate, 2009 Maryville College

  • 2009 Psi Chi - National Honor Society for Psychology, member

  • 2008 Alpha Sigma Lambda - National Honor Society for Nontraditional/Adult Students

  • Honors tutor, inferential statistics, Maryville College 2009



  • Environmental Strategic Planning

  • Preparing Project Documents

  • Data Quality Objective Process

  • Sampling and Analysis Plans

  • Quality Assurance Plans

  • Data Analysis

  • Technology Evaluations

  • Regulatory Analysis and Support

  • Procedures Development

  • Stakeholder Negotiations

  • Expert Witness

  • Staff Training

  • Business Development

  • Project Planning

  • Marketing

  • CRM Administration

  • New org Implementation