Mountain Research announces the retirement of Jim Rea.

Jim Rea retires

After 27 years of working diligently and tirelessly, Jim Rea retires.

August 31, 2017

After 27 years of working diligently and tirelessly creating a successful company of Mountain Research, Jim Rea has announced his retirement effective August 31, 2017.

Jim Rea joined Mountain Research in 1990 as Director of Sales and Marketing beside his brother Tim, the founder and owner at that time. Jim was instrumental in taking the company from a small coal testing laboratory to the full service environmental and laboratory services company that it is today.  Through the years Jim held other positions; Vice President, Owner, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board. Jim was responsible for all facets of the company from business development, operations, and oversight of the mangement of the entire company, to name a few. In 2005, Mountain Research became a 100% Employee Owned Company securing the future for all employess having a personal vested interest in the growth and success of their Company.

"Working with my family in my hometown has been a dream come true. I was fortunate to meet so many great people throughout my career.  Our family is truly grateful for the support and friendships we have developed and maintained throughout the past 27 years. Thank you to all Mountain Research staff, advisors, clients and our wonderful community. I never could have succeeeded without you."   Jim Rea

We wish Jim much happiness as he enters the next phase of his life - " the relaxing one", states Jason Floyd, P.G. President/CEO of Mountain Research, LLC.

Jason will continue to lead the 100% Employee Owned Company and carry on the Company's Mission Statement and core values followed by those before him.


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