Eric Sturm of Air Reg Consulting


Eric has exemplified Clean Air Act expertise, engineering tactics, and entrepreneurial force for over a decade. Eric has avidly served private industries and agencies offering premier environmental assistance, including expert testimony, with a focus on air quality regulatory matters. Different industry sectors served include agribusiness, mining, milling, power, various manufacturing and energy markets. The majority of consulting services have been provided in Midwestern states although his experience is coast to coast. Prior to 2011, Eric served in federal government for the EPA where he oversaw and assisted air permitting agencies in EPA Region 7. At EPA, Eric worked closely with the Department of Justice and EPA Headquarters as a technical expert for enforcement cases and regulations. Eric founded ARC in early 2014.  Since inception, ARC has developed a growing, satisfied client base and very knowledgeable staff. People in the presence of ARC can feel our passion for resolving regulatory issues and engineering unique solutions for your benefit. For all aspects of consulting, Eric is a very valuable person to know and have in your back pocket when environmental problems arise; his testimonials speak for themselves.  

Shawn Zablocki

Shawn Zablocki 

Shawn has over 25 years of experience working in all media of environmental, health, and safety management. Before beginning his consulting career, Shawn spent 18 years working in the EHS field in the manufacturing sector for ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods North America and Libbey Glass. He spent time as the EHS manager for facilities ranging in size from 300 people to 1400 people and worked for five years as a corporate EHS director with responsibility for 14 facilities.

Zablocki has a B.S. in chemical engineering a law degree, both from the University of Toledo. He is a professional engineer registered in seven states.

MATT Williams

There no is problem too complicated or technical for Matt.  Matt’s specialized background and resolution strategies makes him ultimately valuable to clients, and the ARC team as a whole. Matt began his career in plant biochemistry, electrochemistry, and targeted agriculture before settling into environmental engineering with a focus on air. Professional experience with the academic, business, industrial, and regulatory sectors has provided him the opportunity to work with, and for, a variety of stakeholders. Matt is a professional engineer and firmly believes that every company and facility is at least a little bit unique. He loves approaching every new project with the attitude that the job is not just to accomplish a goal, but to do so in the manner which is best for the client in both the short and long-term.

Stephanie Buller

Stephanie Buller

Stephanie has knack for taking care of people and accounts with expert skill. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska (ARC has many Nebraska graduates) with several years of experience of accounting and account management. Stephanie has worked for large multinational companies, primarily in the role of project manager. At ARC, Stephanie connects with the team and clients on a level to assure everyone is happy and productive. Outside of the work environment, Stephanie dedicates her life to her lovely two daughters and husband.  


Will Adler

Will Adler

Will is renowned as one of the top emissions modelers and meteorologist in the Midwest. He has assisted and performed several ambient air analyses for several industries and agencies. Will began with a meteorological degree from the University of Nebraska which lead to a job forecasting weather for industrial facilities in throughout the United States. The forecasting position lead to a focus on the environment and air quality regulatory matters with a primary emphasis of air dispersion modeling. For close to 20 years, Will has worked with private industry and agencies offering assistance on a multitude of air quality related projects. He loves to approach each project with the resolve to provide the client the best options moving forward.

Ryan Schmeits of Air Reg Consulting


Ryan knows business. As a business owner, he has a vast background of working with several companies throughout the Midwest. At ARC, we are a network of knowledgeable people working together to find the right solution for you. No one has a better network of professionals to know and be known by than Ryan. Ryan brings financial background to ARC that focuses on bottom line results for different industry. He provides the best accounting and fiscal services that ensures each and every client’s needs are held in the highest regard.


Benjamin Fink is the newest member of the ARC team. Prior to joining ARC, Benjamin spent six years as a practicing attorney in Chicago, IL. Benjamin has practiced law in both the public and private sectors, and has experience with environmental, health and safety regulations in several jurisdictions. Benjamin’s legal experience outside of EHS matters include aviation, business, and financial law. Benjamin is a quick study who prides himself on learning new regulatory schemes and techniques to better help clients meet their individual needs. Benjamin is eager to use his background to assist your company achieve and maintain environmental compliance to avoid costly litigation.

Benjamin has a B.A. in U.S. History from Ohio University and a J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law. Outside of work, Benjamin is an avid outdoorsman and a diehard fan of the Chicago Bears, Cubs, and Blackhawks.