Steve Ballew Joins PPT as Environmental, Health and Safety Manager
We are pleased to announce that Steve Ballew has joined Power Pro-Tech Services as our Environmental, Health and Safety Manager. Steve joins PPT after retiring in September as a Lieutenant Colonel and Safety Director for the Georgia Army National Guard. We congratulate Steve on his 22 years of service to our country. In addition to his tenure with the Georgia Army National Guard, Steve served as an Army Aviation Officer with aircraft qualifications in the Blackhawk, Huey, Cobra, and Kiowa Warrior Helicopters. Steve earned the Bronze Star medal while serving in Iraq as a Strategic Safety Liaison in 2011.
Steve holds several Safety Certifications, including Certified Safety and Health Manager, Associate Safety Professional , OSHA authorized Outreach Trainer, Army Aviation & Ground Safety Officer, Radiation Safety Officer, and Asbestos Abatement Supervisor. Steve holds an MBA from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, a BS from University of North Georgia and is a graduate of the US Army Command and General Staff College.
“Safety is the number one priority of Power Pro-Tech Services,” said Bob Byrne, CEO of Power Pro-Tech Services. “Steve brings a wealth of experience to PPT to continuously improve our safety policies and practices, train our team members, and enforce our safety policies company-wide. We are very pleased to add Steve to our team.”
“I am excited to join PPT, and I feel welcomed by the warm sense of family and community at the company. I am impressed with PPT’s commitment to safety and my goal is for Power Pro-Tech to lead the industry in safety excellence.”