Jon M. Marinas,
Jon Marinas is a company founder and current managing member of JMM Management Group, LLC d/b/a JMM Global. He is responsible for all company operations and oversight for the Illinois and California office. Mr. Marinas has over 19 years of UST/AST regulatory management, operational compliance management, information management and health and safety representation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Environmental Management from the University of California-Berkeley. He is also a Licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois, Texas, Florida, and Georgia. Mr. Marinas previously served with BP Products North America Inc., as an in-house environmental manager which duties included oversight of bp’s central business units’ health and safety department as a prevention/assurance team lead and environmental team lead for bp’s East of the Rockies operations; Tanknology as Vice-President of Corporate Services, Senior Project Manager and Unit Manager; Earl Sheib, Inc. as a health and safety assistant; Chevron Oil Company (during undergraduate studies) as an intern for Chevron’s environmental health and safety department; United States Naval Petty Officer 3rd Class as a Weapons Specialist During Operation Desert Storm. Mr. Marinas enlisted in the U.S. Navy through a Temporary Active Reserve (TAR) Program designed to provide financial aid to undergraduate students while taking an active role in defending America’s freedom. Mr. Marinas was honorably discharged with several naval citations and served in active reserves for the remainder of his military tenure. Mr. Marinas has been an active member/participant in the American Petroleum Institute (API) Management and Technology Conferences, Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI), State Tank and Equipment Contractor Associations, UST Management/Compliance Seminars and numerous petroleum industry associations. He has been instrumental in shaping numerous Federal, State and Local Storage Tank Regulations. Through numerous submittals and presentations, Mr. Marinas regularly advocates on behalf of JMM’s client base. Mr. Marinas and his team are participants in California CUPA and AQMD conferences. By serving through these various mediums, JMM’s regulatory expertise becomes more recognized amongst the regulatory community. Mr. Marinas also has an extensive background in Construction Management, and Project Management Systems. He is an instrumental part in the development of Internet/Web-Based Management Information Systems (MIS) for JMM’s APEC, IPMS, IMS, OTP and SmartComply Database.
As JMM Global’s IT Solutions Director, Greg Kieca is responsible for building web applications from the ground up and is responsible for requirements-gathering, architectural activities, coding, documentation, and implementation. Additionally, his responsibilities include designing and developing functional user interfaces and other visual aspects of web applications. Mr. Kieca has more than eight years of experience in web and database application development using various cutting-edge technologies including .NET. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois.
Michael Pepe brings 19 years of industry experience to JMM Global. Mr. Pepe currently serves a dual role of Program Manager and building New Business Development. During his career, Mr. Pepe has gained testing and management knowledge from major oil companies as well as working with a multitude of c-store chains and independent owners. Mr. Pepe also has handled national accounts for tank cleaning, sump repair, phase separation reversal, equipment testing and overall compliance management. Along with exerting efforts toward new projects, Mr. Pepe has served as a long-standing member with the Petroleum Equipment Contractors Association (PECA). His roles with PECA include a seat with the board of directors, as well as being elected their Vice President. Mr. Pepe also has a positive working relationship with the New Jersey Gasoline and Convenience Store Association (NJGCA) and remains a part of the environmental subcommittee.