The Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Resource Management, 1981
Mr. Roy Rakiewicz, a Senior Consultant with ALL4 and RegTech Coordinator, possesses more than 37 years of combined environmental management experience, 33 of which were dedicated to air quality. Since 1986, he has worked as a consultant primarily focused on assisting industrial clients comply with federal and state air quality requirements. Mr. Rakiewicz has provided air quality consulting assistance to a broad variety of industries including, but not limited to, Portland cement, iron and steel, secondary aluminum, automotive and truck assembly, lead-acid battery, secondary lead, upstream and midstream oil and gas, petroleum refining, electric generating utilities, pharmaceutical, and general manufacturing. Mr. Rakiewicz also has extensive experience in developing permits that include Plantwide Applicability Limitations (PAL), which allow for increased facility productivity and growth while maintaining compliance. His work in this area was recognized by U.S. EPA as he assisted U.S. EPA Regional air permitting staff with a flexible permit outreach program that was developed to encourage the use of available flexible air permitting tools including PALs. Mr. Rakiewicz’s unique blend of hands-on industrial experience, permitting experience, emissions testing knowledge, and understanding of flexible air permitting concepts enables him to provide clients with cost-effective solutions to complex air-permitting problems.
Air & Waste Management Association (AWMA)
Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA), Environmental Committee and Air Quality Subcommittee
Get to know Roy
Have you ever had a nickname (or two)? If so, what are/were they?
Yes, I have had several nicknames over the years. However, I claim the “over 50 exemption” regarding the sharing of past nicknames.
When you were 8 years old, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Like most 8-year-old boys, I wanted to follow in my father’s footsteps – I wanted to be a Pennsylvania State Trooper.
What is one of the most memorable experiences you have had at ALL4?
Toss-up between making totally ridiculous internal ALL4 videos or Dan Holland’s “retirement” party.
What was the most memorable Halloween costume you ever wore?
Hell’s Angel outfit – it was very convincing.
Stick shift or automatic?
My personal preference is manual but all of my vehicles have automatic transmissions.
Who is the most famous person you have ever met?
Bernard Marcel Parent, otherwise known as “Bernie”. He was the goaltender for the 1974 and 1975 Stanley Cup Champion Philadelphia Flyers and one of the all-time greats. I met him between periods of a minor league hockey game.
Do you have any hidden talents that people you meet would not expect?
No, unless tying flies is considered a hidden talent.
What are you known for at ALL4?
I wonder about that myself sometimes. Maybe being a pain in the a** technical reviewer?
If you were stranded on an island, what are three things you couldn’t live without?
In no particular order: fishing rod (and associated gear which counts as 1 item), the book “Structure of Evolutionary Theory” by Steven Gould, and, a toothbrush.
What is the most unique thing about working at ALL4?
Absolute lack of a dress code – fabulous!