Executives & Officers
 
 

 

Executives
Board of Directors
Key Management Team

 

Board of Directors

The ESP Board of Directors is comprised of individuals with strong, successful, industry-specific backgrounds.

This combined experience includes Business Development, Finance, and Management and Commercial/Residential Construction pertaining to Microbial Growth and Moisture Assessment including Industrial Hygiene; all of which, position ESP for long-term success.

Edward L. Torres, Chairman, CEO - ESP Corporate

Edward Torres was raised in Long Island, New York and lived for most of his life in Los Angeles before moving to Palm Springs, California in July 2001.

Mr. Torres has more than 25 years of business development experience as an Entrepreneur in several professional industries. He has a Bachelors Degree in Business Development.

In 1996, he participated in the acquisition of Commercial Labor Management, Inc., a public entity, and arranged its reverse merger with Voyant, Inc. (formally Zeros & Ones, Inc.), a technology company currently traded on the bulletin board. During 1996, Mr. Torres participated in the formation of Joint Employers Group; a California based professional employer organization. Overseeing the companys marketing and sales division, he was instrumental in increasing its revenue from $100,000 in 1995 to $65 million in 2001. In 2003, Mr. Torres arranged the sale of Joint Employers Group to ITEC, a publicly-traded company in the Human Resource industry.

Mr. Torres, through his company Pro-Active Business Services, founded Contempo Homes All of the homes built by Contempo Homes, Inc. incorporate distinct architectural design, modern conveniences, and green technology, also known as ContempoGREEN and EcoModern. Under his leadership the combination of these various elements made Contempo Homes unique and desirable.

Mr. Ed Torres sold his holdings in Contempo Homes, and in 2006 was appointed Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Environment Service Professionals (ESP), founded in 2002. Through his leadership ESP become the first publicly-traded company in emerging industry of indoor air quality. As Chairman & CEO of ESP, Mr. Torres has led a team of experts in positioning ESP as a leader in the field of environmental inspection for homes and commercial buildings. Combining his expertise on green building with his knowledge of the effects of toxins, mold and other air quality issues he is widely-recognized as and expert in this newly emerging field.

Mr. Torres serves on several task forces and on a variety of boards and committees for the building industry and moisture management organizations.

Leroy Moyer - Director & Chairman of Audit Committee

Leroy Moyer has been a Director of ESP since April 4, 2007. Mr. Moyer is a Certified Public Accountant and currently is the Director of Business Development for Dimensional Insight, a leading edge business intelligence and corporate performance management company that delivers software and services that help companies drive, monitor and understand corporate performance. Mr. Moyer began his career with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (subsequently Deloitte and hereinafter referred to as Deloitte) where he was responsible for multiple clients who ranged from recently funded start-up companies to multinational Global 1000 corporations. In 1980 he was elected a Partner of Deloitte. His career with Deloitte included over 22 years serving the unique and complex needs of emerging technology businesses, international experience in Deloitte's Paris office and Deloittes New York executive office where he provided expert technical advice on Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) matters, mergers and acquisitions. In Mr. Moyers SEC department role, he worked extensively with Deloitte clients, underwriters and investment bankers on significant reporting, filing and disclosure matters. Mr. Moyer has also served as a Vice President of Finance, as well as Chief Financial Officer of both private and public companies focused on high technology, telecommunications, software, hardware, and manufacturing. Mr. Moyer has been both an inside and independent member of various Boards of Directors, and has experience in information technology systems, contracts, treasury, legal, tax, risk management, pricing and sales and strategic planning.

 

S. Robert August - Director

Mr. August graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a BA in Labor Management Relations in December 1970. He then went on to graduate with the highest honors from the American Graduate School of International Management with a Masters of International Management where he received two grants for academic achievement.

Robert is the founder of S. ROBERT AUGUST & COMPANY, INC. Denver, CO. He has created a national marketing and management firm specializing in real estate servicing builders, developers, REALTORS®, economic development councils, suppliers, manufacturers, and related businesses. Robert has marketed more than twelve billion dollars in residential, resort, recreational, commercial, and industrial real estate. He has Fund raised more than two million dollars for Childrens Hospital, Multiple Sclerosis, Hospice of Metro Denver, Colorado Easter Seal Society, Show Home for Hope, Bridge Project, Colorado AIDS Project, Colorado Pediatric Aids Foundation, Home Builders Foundation, and NAHBs Home Builders Care and local, state, and national Build-Pacs. And, today, Robert serves as a Past Chairman of the NAHBs 13,000 plus member National Sales and Marketing Council.

 

Mr. Robert Iger - Director

Mr. Igerhas been a Director of ESP since August 29, 2008. Since 2003, Mr. Iger has represented local and national clients before local, state, and federal public officials providing political leadership in complex government matters. He works closely with elected and appointed public officials on public finance, transportation, airport, land use, and healthcare matters. He advises clients on business development opportunities. He also provides timely information on any legal, regulatory, and legislative changes impacting clients. He has an extensive business background in corporate governance, legal support, and corporate financing. From 1989 to 1990, Mr. Iger was the Chief Executive Officer, of ColorMax, a public company. Also From 1982 to 1994, he was a Senior Vice President for Oxford First Corporation. From 1994 to 1996, he ran LAR Holdings & Eventide Capital, venture capital firms. From 1979 to 1981, he was General Manager of Candle Corporation, a start-up computer software company. From 1969 to 1977, Mr. Iger was with Xerox Corporation and when he left he was in charge of strategic planning for the largest division of Xerox. He is an active member of the California Bar and holds a Juris Doctorate Degree from Western State University. He earned a Bachelors Degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in Econometrics from the State University of New York at Buffalo.