Merjent Welcomes Abby Ferri, CSP and Ryan Vieau, CHST
With the addition of Abby Ferri and Ryan Vieau, Merjent, Inc. has expanded its wide range of services to include practical and creative Safety and Health Consulting.
Ryan Vieau, CHST joins Merjent as Vice President-Safety & Risk Management with over 15 years of experience in safety including Corporate Safety Director with Western States Fire Protection (subsidiary of APi Group, Inc.) and Vice President at Lakehead Painting. Ryan is a Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and in 2014 was named a Rising Star by the National Safety Council. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Safety Council.
Abby Ferri, CSP joins Merjent as a Senior Safety Consultant with over 16 years in the field of safety in the construction and insurance industries. She owned her own practice, The Ferri Group, active from 2012 to 2018 that provided consulting services to a variety of clients and industries including construction, oil & gas, brewing, manufacturing, and transportation. Abby currently serves as the President of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Northwest Chapter and Administrator of the ASSP’s Women in Safety Excellence (WISE) common interest group. She recently was named the 2019 Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) by the ASSP’s Consultants Practice Specialty.
Abby and Ryan will collaborate to provide safety consultation services to new and existing customers. Both are graduates of the University of Minnesota Duluth Master of Environmental Health and Safety program.
Merjent, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm with a long history of serving the energy industry. We offer a wide range of environmental, safety, and health services to clients in the oil and gas, biofuels, electric transmission, wind & solar energy, and transportation sectors.