About Us

Environmental Testing Solutions, Inc. was established in October 2000 by Kelley Keenan and Jim Sumner. As owners and managers of the laboratory, we have a personal commitment to maintain quality practices and be responsive to our clients.

MIssion Statement:

Committed to producing high quality, defensible data for our clients as well as state and government agencies.

Uphold ethical standards and responsible practices in our commitment to protecting the environment.

Responsive to client needs to help maintain environmental standards.

Principle owners:


Kelley E. Keenan

Drinking Water and Wastewater
Laboratory Director

Kelley Keenan, co-owner of ETS, has over 25 years of experience in environmental testing services.  She coordinates and manages all testing performed in the laboratory.  Prior to establishing ETS, Kelley performed and managed analytical analyses for other commercial laboratories in North Carolina.  Kelley holds a BA degree in Biology from the University of North Carolina, Asheville.


Jim Sumner

Secretary / Treasurer
Aquatic Toxicology Laboratory Director

Jim Sumner, co-owner of ETS, coordinates and manages toxicity testing services.  Jim has 29 years of experience in the aquatic toxicity testing.  Prior to establishing ETS, Jim worked for a diverse range of organizations, including the Department of Energy and commercial laboratories.  Jim holds a BA degree in Zoology from the University of New Hampshire.



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