Owner & Chief Executive Officer
September Myres founded Sundance Consulting in 2005 and has strategically grown Sundance from a single employee to over 50 employees today. Prior to forming Sundance, Ms. Myres worked in the Environmental Services and Consulting arena for more than 19 years. Her functional experiences range from individual consulting on over 110 Site Investigation Reports for NALEMP, to conducting on-site investigations on a variety of Native American Reservations and Alaska Native lands under the same program. Ms. Myres also has significant experience working directly with Native American Tribes and Alaska Native Villages to assist them with developing Performance Work Statements, Strategic Project Implementation Plans, Community Relations Plans, and Technical Training and Mentoring Programs. Prior to starting Sundance Consulting, Ms. Myres held positions as Senior Consultant and Program Manager for Keres Consulting, Tecumseh Professional, EG&G Technical Services, Minert and Associates, Correa Enterprises, and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. Ms. Myres has assembled a team of professional consultants and managers who continue the Sundance Consulting tradition of providing exceptional value in Program and Project Management and Consulting.
Due to her success as the Program Manager for the NALEMP projects with the New Mexico Pueblos, the Alaskan Native Villages and the USACE, Ms. Myres has been able to expand Sundance’s service offerings into additional environmental remediation and environmental consulting services. Under Ms. Myres’ leadership, Sundance has successfully expanded into Natural and Cultural Resources with several US Forest Service and BLM projects. She has also provided public relations support and records management for several USACE projects.
Ms. Myres has a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Training and Development and Corporate Training and Development.
Susan V. Musgrave
Susan Musgrave is a visionary Business Executive recognized for her knowledge in the energy sector, extensive government contracting, and corporate expertise. Always one to wear multiple hats, she has built credibility from the blend of her broad knowledge in program management, business development, financial expertise, and overall corporate marketing. She is skilled in business strategy, market analysis, and leadership and drives success by clearly understanding the market and ever-changing landscape.
As the Business Development Director, Ms. Musgrave was instrumental in high-profile new business pursuit and capture, primarily with the DOE, NNSA, EM, and DoD communities. Recently, she was invaluable to Sandia Technical Partners, a key small business partner on Honeywell’s winning team NTESS for the management of Sandia National Laboratory.
Prior to her government contracting work, Ms. Musgrave was deeply involved in the banking/finance sector as Assistant Controller and President at banks with assets of $125M – $150M. She was highly skilled in third-party financing, financial analysis, budgeting, and lending.
One of the most memorable times in Ms. Musgrave’s career was when she was the Executive Director of the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce. In 2000, Cerro Grande had a devastating fire that led to the evacuation of 18,000 people. Ms. Musgrave was presented with the Congressional Record Honor for her service and New Mexico Chamber Executive of the Year.
Ms. Musgrave holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the University of New Mexico and a BA in Speech/English from Colorado State University. Additionally, Ms. Musgrave authored “Business is about Goofy People – Maybe Even You” recognized as a 2016 Finalist for business in the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards.
VIce President- USACE Operations
Charles Broom joined Sundance in July 2016, as a Senior Project Manager for DOE Programs. Mr. Broom brings to Sundance over 36 years of project management and operations experience. Mr. Broom has a long history of leading energy and environmental projects that deliver results in nuclear construction, environmental remediation/restoration, facility decontamination and demolition, waste packaging and disposal, environmental monitoring, and project controls.
Prior to coming to Sundance, Mr. Broom was the Operations Manager of the Northwind Group office in Las Alamos, New Mexico, Deputy Director – Research Programs for Florida International University’s Applied Research Center (HCET), Vice President for ICF Consulting, Director for MAC Technical Services contracts supporting DOE’s Chicago Operations Office, Denver Regional Office Manager for Rust Geotech, Westinghouse Hanford Manager for the Shippingport Atomic Power Station Decommissioning and Demolition Project, and Group Manager for Construction Project Management at the Hanford Reservation for UNC Nuclear Industries.
Mr. Broom served in the United States Marine Corps, advising Korean Marine Corps combat units in Vietnam.
Chief Financial Officer
Daniel Garvin has been with Sundance Consulting since December of 2011 and has been with the company for much of its growth and transition to its current position. Mr. Garvin has nearly 15 years of experience in accounting, financial management, and general business management. Previously Mr. Garvin held the position of Plant Controller at a manufacturing facility for large power transformers where he was responsible for accounting, project cost and analysis, and contracts review among other various duties. He also worked for multiple years in the commercial construction industry as a financial and business manager where he was responsible for much of the business management including accounting, human resources, costing, and estimating.
Mr. Garvin’s professional experience has been with small to mid-size privately held corporations where his duties and responsibilities have been wide ranging. Therefore, he has experience with nearly every aspect of financial management and general business management. This experience and his problem solving capabilities have been well suited for his position with Sundance Consulting.
Mr. Garvin has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.
Manager – Human Resources
Michelle Havens, Human Resources Manager, joined Sundance in October 2016. Ms. Havens has worked in the field of human resources since 2003 in a variety of industries including Steamboat Ski & Resort, TIC – The Industrial Construction Company, Colorado State University, and most recently the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Her positions have been similarly varied and include working as a generalist, employee relations manager, and as an investigator. She brings to Sundance expertise in employee relations, employment law, benefits administration, and compensation.
Ms. Havens has a BA in Psychology and holds the certifications of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and the Society for Human Resources Management – Senior Certified Human Resources Professional (SHRM-SCP).
Program Manager – Geologist
JohnDavid Nance joined Sundance in September 2012, as a Staff Geologist and a Field Task Manager at the then-newly opened Albuquerque, NM, office. Mr. Nance has worked in the environmental consulting field for eight years, performing a broad spectrum of analytical, investigative, and remedial activities. He has skill and expertise in project management, project and program planning, project estimating, regulatory compliance, RCRA and CERCLA investigation planning and reporting, geologic and analytical data analysis and interpretation, soils and groundwater site characterizations, technical consulting, safety compliance and auditing, and GIS data acquisition and processing.
Prior to joining Sundance, Mr. Nance was a junior Project Manager at Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure (Shaw E&I), managing Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) projects for a local private client. Mr. Nance concurrently managed the operations and maintenance for a water supply treatment system for PNM located in Santa Fe, NM, and supported USACE-contracted fieldwork as a site geologist at several Air Force and Army installations within New Mexico and Texas. Prior to his tenure with Shaw E&I, Mr. Nance worked as a field geologist and LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technician for LiDAR Guys, LLC, utilizing the remote sensing technology to conduct topographical studies, excavation volumetric calculations, fluvial and aeolian erosional and depositional studies, and surface mining highwall slump/failure studies.
Mr. Nance has a Bachelor’s Degree in Earth and Planetary Sciences with a minor in Geography, and is a Project Management Institute (PMI) member.