Meridian Consulting Group Staff Complement
David has created and managed the safety programs of dozens of Minnesota school districts and industrial clients. He is an expert on government health and safety finance, and specializes in streamlining and organizing the budgeting process. He was the Director of Health, Safety, and Facilities Consulting Services for Minnesota’s largest K-12 consulting firm, where he started in 1994. David is also a nationally-recognized speaker in the field of crisis management.
William Bombardier—Director of Technical Services
Will has extensive experience with database design and implementation, and also has a background in facilities, safety, and environmental project management. He specializes in the creation and management of software that significantly streamlines all of Meridian’s services. From facilities management to health and safety to information technology, Will has a lengthy history of solving clients’ process management needs. Will is the lead developer and
manager of Meridian’s Facilitate™ software
family, consisting of FacilitateFM™, FacilitateHS™, FacilitateCL™,
Jason Zimmerman—Director of Business Development
Jason has worked in business development and marketing for a variety
of large and small companies. He assists Meridian's clients and potential
clients with identifying their needs, and works with Meridian staff to
deliver the right solutions.
David is a 20+ year veteran of the Minneapolis Police Department, as well as a decorated U.S. Army and SOCOM combat veteran. He specializes in vulnerability assessments and security audits, and his clients have included schools and other government agencies, and private industry. His goal is always to provide reasonable and responsible recommendations for implementing realistic security programs.
Shanda Jorgensen—Senior Project Manager
Shanda comes from the healthcare industry, where she was involved with JCAHO, insurance, and safety compliance. She has been assisting Meridian's clients with general health, safety, and environmental issues since 2009.
has worked with government agencies since 1994 and has significant experience
with regulations and governmental processes. She assists Meridian’s
clients with general health, safety, and facilities consulting.
Ross Henrickson—Project Manager
Ross provides support for facility
consulting services in the area of CAD creation and integration. He is
also an experienced safety consultant and trainer, has a Masters degree
in safety, and has been working in the environmental, safety, and facilities
fields since 1995.
Denise Jorgensen—Project Manager
Denise has been a safety and human resources manager since 1999. She has worked in those fields for local government agencies, manufacturing, and one of the world’s largest retailers over her career. She currently assists Meridian’s clients with general health and safety consulting, return-to-work programs, and integrating safety with human resources.
Richard Slomkowski—Project Manager
Richard has been a contractor, construction superintendent, safety officer, and owner’s representative since beginning his career in 1989. He served as an active-duty United States Marine, and many years in the United States Army Reserve. He assists Meridian’s clients with facility condition assessments, indoor air quality issues, and general facilities consulting.