Cody C. Cogan, M.S., P.E. is the Managing Principal and co-founder of Endeavor Professional Services, LLC and is responsible for all day to day operations. Mr. Cogan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Resource Management and Master of Science Degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Mr. Cogan has extensive experience in providing all of Endeavor’s engineering and related professional services to our client base. Cody has worked with a diverse group of operators and has successfully navigated the regulatory and design requirements for over 250 project sites.
Prior to co-founding Endeavor, Mr. Cogan began his career as a research analyst with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency based in Washington, D.C. where he assisted in the development of stormwater modeling to determine the fate and transport of pollutants. After his time with the U.S. EPA, Mr. Cogan was retained by Herbert, Rowland, and Grubic, Inc. (HRG) where he oversaw all aspects of the Oil and Gas practice group. Mr. Cogan is a recognized expert in all areas of permitting, engineering, and compliance associated with oil and natural gas development.
Mr. Cogan is avid outdoorsman enjoying the shooting sports and well as archery hunting. He is also a NCAA baseball umpire working assignments throughout western Pennsylvania and southern New York. Mr. Cogan is also very active in the Keystone Elk County Alliance (KECA), a non-profit conservation organization focusing on conservation education and habitat enhancement where he is a founding Chapter Chairman and Endeavor is a Royal Partner. The KECA has very strong partnerships with the oil and natural gas industry and have completed serval mission priorities partnering together.
Mr. Balsavage has over 30 years of experience in providing geotechnical engineering services during both the design and construction phases of over 12,000 projects. He successfully founded and grew his geotechnical engineering consulting firm to a staff of over 350 professionals. Mr. Balsavage currently serves on several boards including Endeavor Professional Services and provides strategic planning and consulting to firms throughout the Mid-Atlantic states.
Mr. Balsavage has extensive experience in providing geotechnical engineering services with technical expertise in many areas including slope stability analysis, development and implementation of subsurface exploration programs, bearing capacity assessments, Karst geologic assessments, analysis of slip failures, foundation settlement assessments, analysis of Fill, subsidence assessments, foundation design, earthen embankment dam analysis and repair, hydrogeologic assessments, pavement design, and groundwater studies. He also regularly prepares contract specifications, value engineering reviews, feasibility analyses, reviews construction QA/QC programs, and provides expert testimony.
Dwight Kennedy serves as Director of Design Support Services for Endeavor Professional Services, LLC. In this capacity, Mr. Kennedy is responsible for the implementation and upkeep of the software, standards, and technology that Endeavor uses. In addition, he oversees the daily management of the technical staff at Endeavor. He holds an Associates of Applied Science degree from the Pennsylvania College of Technology. Mr. Kennedy has over 20 years of experience in the consulting engineering field and has been serving the Oil and Gas Industry since the Marcellus Shale boom began in the Appalachian Basin.
Prior to joining Endeavor, Mr. Kennedy was a Designer/Drafter for Airwalk footwear. At Airwalk he was responsible for producing mold and patent drawings for technical action sports products that were developed in the Far East. After his tenure at Airwalk, Mr. Kennedy took a position at Herbert, Rowland and Grubic, Inc. (HRG). At HRG, he spent nearly twenty years in various roles supporting a wide variety of Environmental, Land Development, and Oil and Gas projects though out the Mid-Atlantic region. Mr. Kennedy’s expertise lies in utilizing Autodesk’s Civil 3D software for the modeling of surface grading and piping networks.
In his free time, Mr. Kennedy enjoys watching his daughters play sports, working on vintage sports cars, and riding his horses and motorcycle with his wife.