President and CEO
Phil Risko is president and CEO of Northstar Marine, Northstar Environmental and Northstar Restoration, which provide environmental, marine and restoration services to the mid-Atlantic region. Phil founded Northstar Marine and Northstar Environmental over 20 years ago, and has experienced success in diversifying service offerings to meet client needs, process improvement to increase efficiencies in client engagements, and improved the quality of services by hiring an experienced staff dedicated to serving Northstar customers. Phil sets the strategic direction for all companies and oversees all operations, management, marketing, and client management for the organization.
In addition to his strategic and leadership responsibilities, Phil also has 25 years as a 100-ton USCG Master Near Coastal Licensed Captain with Commercial Towing and Sailing Endorsement, extensive knowledge of major regulations (DOT, USCG, EPA) governing environmental and maritime operations, 10 years experienced CDL with Hazmat Materials Technician, OSHA Hazardous Waste Site Supervisor Training and carries a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC).
Outside of work, Phil is dedicated to community involvement and service through Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Lighthouse Church. Phil also enjoys spending time with his wife and five daughters.