Homeland Environmental
Our Story
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Home Land Environmental has been serving Maryland since 2004. Our business is strictly focused on well and septic testing for the purposes of real estate transactions. We do not provide services for remediation, which has allowed us to problem-solve without outside influences. Home Land Environmental is completely impartial in the evaluation of your systems.

We are proud to say that we do not benefit from any remediation we see as necessary during our evaluations. We are strictly focused on evaluating and explaining current and potential problems with your well, septic, and/or water systems.
Our Mission

Home Land Environmental provides unbiased testing, inspecting, investigating, and expert advice. As environmental specialists, we aim to inform, educate, and thus provide scientific information for our customer to then make informed decision on their living environments and how it relates to their personal health.

Our Team

We maintain a results-driven team that expects to consistently meet or exceed our own high standards for performance, service, and value for our clients, the company, and our employees. Our reputation for high quality service and professional integrity is our most important asset. HLE fosters a culture of teamwork, mutual respect, and efficiency while creating an environment where people can contribute, innovate, and excel.


Our Administrative and Operations Team
Laura Barnaba
Chief Executive Officer
Jessica Harrington
Director of Human Resources
Holly Dennis
Business Operations Manager
Heather Mazza
Accounting Supervisor
Donna Marsh
Accounts Receivable Associate
Katelyn Riehl
Customer Service Representative

Our Field Team

Eric Garrett
Technical Development Trainer

David Vincent
Environmental Inspector Team Leader

Nick Riehl
Environmental Inspector Training Supervisor

Austin Soto
Microbial Investigator & Environmental Professional

Tyler Young
Environmental Inspector &
Council-Certified Structural Mold Investigator

Drew Henderson
Environmental Inspector

Jason Jamison
Environmental Inspector

Derek Bodell
Radon Measurement Specialist

Mitchel Ruhkamp
Environmental Inspector

Shane McFaul
Environmental Inspector

Jon Blevins
Environmental Inspector

Our Lab Team
Kevin Barnaba, LEHS
Lab President
Lindsay Smith
Quality Assurance &
Quality Control Manager
Denise Butera
Laboratory Director, Waldorf
Liz Hughes
Technical Manager, Mold Services Division
Michele Kanary
Quality Control Specialist

Paul Sellers
Laboratory Technician
Ashley Gentry
Annapolis Team Lead Technician

Matt Riehl
Water Sampler
Aidan Barnaba
Courier/Sampler
Meghan Costello
Lab Technician
Kristin Long
Lab Technician