Tom Worrell – Founder
Will Kirksey, PE – Executive Director
Mr. Kirksey has over 30 years of experience in environmental engineering, technology, and management with an emphasis in sustainable water and energy infrastructure. He leads operations for Worrell Water Technologies, a company offering a diversified suite of water and wastewater treatment technologies and services. A special focus at Worrell Water is advanced ecological wastewater treatment applied to integrate natural and human ecosystems.
Mr. Kirksey’s prior experience includes senior management roles in the private sector, non-profit organizations, and government. Specific roles included Vice President and Senior Fellow with the American Society of Civil Engineers Research Foundation; Senior Policy Analyst in the Florida Governor’s Office; and domestic and international consulting with Battelle, Price Waterhouse, and SAIC. His background includes international work experience in over a dozen countries in Asia, Europe, and Africa.
In addition, he has written a wide variety of published guidebooks, technical manuals, and program analyses. He is a frequent conference speaker, organizer, and facilitator; recently including the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Summit, Greenbuild, the Sustainable Silicon Valley Water Summit, the White House Conference on Social Impact Investing, and the National Council on Science and the Environment’s New Green Economy Conference. He has also prepared and presented recommendations and testimony to White House conferences, committees of the U.S. Congress, state legislatures, local government elected officials, and state public utility commissions. He is the co-inventor of small-scale, decentralized water treatment technologies.
Mr. Kirksey has an M.S. in Environmental Systems Design from Southern Illinois University; and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.