Mr. Ledet’s disaster experience with CrowderGulf began after Hurricane Ike with the managing of the wet debris targets identified by sonar from West Galveston Bay, Tiki Island and Omega Bay, TX. This project also included his expertise in managing the stored vessel reclamation program in which he assisted in the removal of hazardous substances from the vessel and coordinated its proper disposal. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Ledet managed up to 800 Hazwoper certified responders and facilitated meetings with Environmental Teams and BP officials, serving as project manager, assigned to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In 2012, following Hurricane Isaac, Mr. Ledet was assigned as Project Manager to oversee the sand removal, sand screening and beach berm construction for the Town of Dauphin Island, AL. This project included sea oat replacement, and the management of the right of entry program for sand reclamation on private property. Following Super Storm Sandy in 2012, Mr. Ledet was assigned as project manager to oversee the wet debris removal from Barnegat Bay, NJ, and successfully completed removal and disposal of over 700,000 yards of wet debris. Mr. Ledet has also served as Project Manager for Ice Storm Pax (NC), and 2014 Tornado Outbreak in Limestone County (AL). Mr. Ledet worked as the Project Manager after the 2015 Severe Floods that devastated Columbia County (SC) in early October, 2015. Most recently, Mr. Ledet managed the floods in Ouachita Parish (LA) and Brazoria County (TX). In late 2016, the City of Central (LA) suffered some severe flooding and Wilber lead the CrowderGulf Team during the removal operations within the City and East Baton Rouge Parish. Mr. Ledet also was the Senior Manager on Hilton Head Island (SC) which resulted in the removal and disposal of over 2.8 Million Cubic Yards of debris. After Hurricane Matthew, he worked on the waterway debris removal project in Brevard and Volusia County (FL) for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. In 2017, Mr. Ledet was deployed to Aransas County, Rockport and Corpus Christi after Hurricane Harvey caused extensive damage to the area. As Senior Project Manager, he was in charge of all 3 locations and he and the CrowderGulf Team removed and disposed of approximately 2.5 Million Cubic Yards of debris.
Wilber Ledet | Assistant Director of Operations