Management Biographies

Basil Falcone

Basil Falcone is the Founder and President of EnviroNova and is responsible for leading the strategic direction and growth of the firm. Mr. Falcone balances his leadership role of the firm with a hands-on approach to both business development and client delivery. His vision and outstanding client relationships have been fundamental to the firm's triple-digit growth since its inception in 2006.

Mr. Falcone has over 15 years of experience directing environmental safety and compliance programs for top-tier commercial, industrial and government clients including the Navy, CalTrans, Swinerton Builders, Shorenstein, NASA, the Air Force, USPS, and BART. During that time, he has led more than 1000 environmental safety projects and programs with particular expertise in hazardous materials management, environmental health and safety program design, asbestos and lead abatement, mold remediation, and regulatory compliance programs.

Prior to launching EnviroNova, Mr. Falcone was responsible for delivering environmental programs to commercial clients and government agencies at Mactec Engineering and prior to that at Harding Lawson Associates. His early career was at Waste Management of Alameda where he was directing the development and implementation of their Environmental Health and Safety programs.

Mr. Falcone served as co-chair of a working group of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI), providing leadership on the development of new chemical regulations and co-authoring the worldwide (PFOS) voluntary agreement to the World Semiconductor Council and all its members. He has worked successfully with all regulatory bodies in the United States, Europe and United Nations, and is a frequent presenter at national and international industry conferences.

Mr. Falcone holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Dominican University and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from the University of San Francisco. He is a Registered Environmental Assessor for the state of California, and a Certified Asbestos Consultant.

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Leah G. Luciani

Leah Luciani is EnviroNova's majority owner and Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Ms. Luciani's roles/responsibilities include:

  • Managing all routine operations and project activity, coordinating project schedules, allocating resources, process development, quality control, etc.
  • Managing all aspects of the company's financial activity
  • Managing procurement/purchasing and vendor activity
  • Managing other company administrative functions: HR, IT, Document Control, Policies/Procedures, etc.
  • Managing and participating in select projects as one of the team
  • Managing marketing and sales activities, including website, PR, advertising, business development, etc.

Prior to EnviroNova, Ms. Luciani worked with Layton Construction, Cook Engineering to complete all documentation for the QA/QC process for the required 84 binders for Intel, Layton Construction and the City of Santa Clara. Ms. Luciani has created a process for all engineers to follow for accurate information to be provided.

Ms. Luciani was a Corporate Manager Buyer Production Planner and Inside Sales Representative for Ultra T Equipment. Ultra T Equipment is an electronics manufacturing company. Ms. Luciani worked for Ultra T Equipment from 2000 to 2011.

As a Corporate Manager Ms. Luciani located and established excellent working relationships with the company's vendors, managed kit allocations, determined and executed manufacturing schedules, and achieved an on-time delivery record of over ninety-six percent overall.Ms. Luciani has a proven record of managing many tasks simultaneously to support Ultra T Equipment's success. Ms. Luciani is APICS certified in Production and Inventory Management.

Ms. Luciani for 10 years was the General Manager for the Burger King franchise in Milpitas, California. Her duties included the overall responsibility for a $1.2M operating budget, hiring (and regrettably, firing) staff, supervision of three assistant managers and five shift leaders and thirty general employees, training and scheduling of staff, preparation of payroll for thirty plus employees, maintaining budgeted inventory of perishable and non-perishable items, supervision of the preparation of food to company standards, implementation of sanitation, quality, and customer service standards that are still in place, and accounting of and deposit of money received for sales.

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