As the founder and CEO of One Stop Environmental, Shannon Riley is responsible for the leadership, strategy and technical foundation of this full service environmental company specializing in federal and private environmental issues, to include, facility O&M, remediation, hazardous waste transport and disposal, emergency response, UXO removal, asbestos, lead and mold abatement services as well as other hazardous waste removal services. Started in 1999 as an emergency response company, Riley has grown One Stop Environmental to be a premier woman owned full-service environmental company based in the Southeast and serving the entire continental U.S.
With an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Furman University and a Masters of Chemistry from the University of Alabama, Riley brings over 15 years of experience to the field. She is a Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM, 2004) master level and oversees programs in the Southeast and Northwest. Through her background in chemistry and her strong management expertise, Riley has led One Stop Environmental to be one of the fastest growing companies in Alabama, and has been ranked on the Inc. 500 and ICIC 100. Shannon Riley was named Entrepreneur of the year 2008 and selected as a Top 40 under 40 executive for the Birmingham Area, President of the Woodlawn Business Association a member of Kiwanas Club and several other professional and civic organizations. Shannon serves on the boards of Cornerstone Schools of Alabama, Christ Health Center, Innovation Depot and REV Birmingham.
Although work is great, Shannon is most proud of her family. High School sweetheart and husband for 17 years, Richard, and four great spunky kids, Griffin, James, Harris and Reagan keep her life grounded and well rounded. After cheering at every little league sport Shannon’s favorite hobby is gardening and creating fun outdoor spaces.