Ms. Kat Ridolfi is an aquatic ecologist with 13 years of consulting experience. Her main experience is in providing strategic and technical support at contaminated sites managed under federal and state regulatory programs. She has also led teams and contributed to the development of total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) and related implementation plans, water quality monitoring plans and programs, stormwater management plans, and environmental impact reports and environmental assessments. She is an experienced project manager, covering a wide range of project budgets for private, government, and nongovernmental organization clients; obtaining millions of dollars in funding through proposal writing and negotiating sole source contracts; developing and maintaining client relationships; and managing subconsultants and internal teams. Her geographic experience covers the San Francisco Bay, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Pacific Northwest, and Great Lakes areas. She has also designed and implemented field investigations of fresh and estuarine water, biota, and sediment.