Executive Team

Matthew F. Wallace

Matt is a Co-Owner and the managing Principal of Verdad Group, LLC. He is the primary point of contact for all services, project estimates, project meetings, contract negotiations, and client relations. He is responsible for scheduling all work, directing technicians, maintaining project time lines and assuring quality control. Matt has over 25 years of groundwater remediation and hydrology experience and is the qualifying party for the company’s L-5 License Well Pump Servicing and Well Rehabilitation license (AZROC182680). Matt graduated from the University of Arizona with a BS in Hydrology and is an active member in numerous groundwater professional associations. Matt has been successfully managing the firm since 1998.

Wilbur “Bill” J. Taylor, Jr.

Bill is a Co-Owner and Principal of Verdad Group, LLC. He is the primary point of contact for operational maintenance and repair services. He is responsible for maintaining, repairing and programing numerous types of treatment system equipment, including: control systems, electrical equipment, pumps, and piping. Bill has over 35 years of experience and provides expert support for all aspects of maintenance, repair, and programming for control systems and electrical equipment. He is the qualifying party for Verdad Group’s L-11 Electrical license (AZROC169357) and L-5 Pneumatic and Low Voltage Control Systems license (AZROC169358).

Debra Cnockaert

Executive Director
Debra is the Executive Director for Verdad Group, LLC. She is responsible for organizational planning, management, and oversight of day-to-day operations. Debra is also the primary point of contact for all aspects of accounting, finance, contract administration, human resources, and marketing. She joined Verdad Group in 2012 with over 15 years of accounting and business management experience in the professional services industry. Debra is a summa cum laude graduate with a BS in Management and Finance and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts. Debra also acquired a Certificate in Contracting with the Federal Government and is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society.