Richard Tong, Esq

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Tong has served as our General Counsel since April 2010 and as the Executive Vice President since September 2011. Mr. Tong has more than 15 years of experience working in the testing and inspection industry. In his capacity as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Mr. Tong devotes a considerable amount of time to acquisitions, strategic planning, corporate compliance, and legal matters. From November 2008 through November 2009, Mr. Tong served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Nova Group Services, Inc., an engineering and consulting services company. Mr. Tong also served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Bureau Veritas from January 2003 until November 2008 and headed Bureau Veritas’ Legal, Ethics, Compliance, and Risk Management programs in North America. Mr. Tong earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in both Biology and Chemistry and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Miami and is a licensed attorney in Florida.