“Sundt has long been an advocate of sustainable business practices and a trusted partner for our clients as they pursue their own sustainability goals,” said Teri Jones, President of Sundt’s Building Group. “We are thrilled to welcome Richard to our team. He will help improve our environmental impact and guide our social responsibility strategy in the right direction.”
McDonald has over 30 years of experience in environmental leadership and 15 years of experience leading sustainability programs and guiding sustainability policies for companies across various industries. He has a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and a master’s certificate in environmental, health, and safety programs and systems. He is also a Certified ISO Auditor and Hazardous Materials Manager.
McDonald is affiliated with the State of Texas Environmental Professionals Group and the National Association of Environmental Managers group. He is also a board member of Texan by Nature, Ducks Unlimited, and Headwaters at the Comal.
Prior to joining Sundt, McDonald worked with H-E-B Grocery, Granite Construction, Southwest Airlines, and American Airlines and helped them develop and implement EHS programs. Most recently at H-E-B, he served on the corporate senior leadership team and advised corporate senior officers on all matters of environmental affairs, corporate sustainability programs, and social licenses to operate.