Elvis Collier
Email: ecollier@fgcu.edu   Phone: (239) 745-3700

Mr. Elvis Collier was born in San Diego California.  Trained as a mechanical engineer; he worked for General Dynamics for 10 (ten years).  Mr. Collier earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Morehouse College in English and a master’s degree from Suffolk University in Adult and Organizational Training/System Design. In 2005 Elvis founded and was President of Acuity Property Maintenance Incorporation; where he performed preservation services on Government-owned properties.  Over the past eight years, Mr. Collier has been intimately involved as a project manager in several large scale emergency and disaster restoration efforts such as: HUD foreclosed properties in (CA, FL, and GA), Hurricane Katrina August 2005 in Louisiana, and most recently the B.P. Deep Horizon Oil Spill in April 2010 in Pensacola Florida. As a certified Health and Safety Specialist, Mr. Collier has specific experience in decontamination, site surveying, soil sampling, and environmental remediation and mitigation.

As a lead Health & Safety Specialist he was responsible for training new oil clean-up workers regarding OSHA’s procedures.  Also, Mr. Collier was assigned the task of writing a critique of the Sand Shark from a health and safety point of view.  The Sand Shark was a device used to extract oil products from the soiled beach shores.  As a result, the Sand Shark underwent several safety modifications which improved product extraction and exceeded safety requirements.   Elvis has a wide array of microbial contamination restoration experience.   His experience in environmental and educational environment provides him with real-life perspectives to share.

Mr. Collier is a seasoned and demonstrated GED Adjunct Professor specializing in adult learners.  He has developed unique study techniques that support adult learners’ ability to grasp, exhibit, and apply learned skill-sets.  Mr. Collier contributes his success to understanding the fundamental principles of effective listening.   Mr. Collier has over 10 years experience as a business owner and more than 15 years as an Adjunct Professor in GED on the community college level.

Elvis holds several environmental certifications such as:

  1. Mold Damage Restoration
  2. Fire & Smoke Damage Renovation
  3. Lead Base Paint Abatement
  4. Hazwoper
  5. Indoor Air Quality Control
  6. Water Extraction & Drying
  7. Bio Hazard Waste Removal
  8. Chinese Drywall
  9. Crime Scene Clean up (blood bourn pathogens)

Consulting Areas / Expertise / Certifications


  • Business and Strategic Plan Assistance
  • Business Continuity / Disaster Assistance
  • Business Plans
  • Market / Sales Growth Assistance
  • Operation Manager
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Start-up Assistance

Education


  • MS     Adult Trainer/ HR System Design