Jessie Wheeler

Principal Scientist

Jessie possesses  15 years of professional experience in environmental science, with specialized focus on ecological systems and natural resource management. Her practical experience includes dedicated training in conservation biology, ecological survey, wetland delineation, wildlife biology, and environmental regulation and policy.  In addition, her work experience is augmented by a Master of Science degree in Biology from the University of Central Florida.

Denise A Wheeler

Office Manager

Denise has over 20 years of experience as a sole proprietor for a successful physical wellness practice. She possesses all the essential skills  for efficient office  management, recordkeeping and accounting. Additionally, she  holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Hodges University.  Denise is also a veteran of the US Armed Forces, and was honorably discharged after serving her country in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1977.


Who we are

Tennessee Association of Environmental Professionals

Key Personnel


  • Professional Wetland Scientist
  • Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologist
  • Certified Women-Owned Small-Business,

            U.S. Small Business Administration; 2016

  • Certified Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS),

            Society of Wetland Scientists; 2012

  • Qualified Airport Wildlife Biologist,

            Embry Riddle Aeronautical University; 2014

  • Hydric Soils & Hydric Soil Indicator Training,
    Florida Association of Environmental Soil Scientists; 2012, 2013

  • Wetland Delineation Training,
    Florida Department of Environmental Protection; 2005, 2006

  • Wildland Firefighter Training
    National Wildfire Coordinating Group; 2004

  • Wildlife Hazard Management Training,         
    Loomacres Wildlife Management; 2013


ECOS Environmental Consulting is a Limited Liability Company (LLC) located in Southern Middle Tennessee. The company

is a family-owned business founded by Jessie Wheeler and Denise Wheeler, officially launching operations in the summer

of 2016. "ECOS" is certified as a Women-Owned Small Business with the U.S. Small Business Administration and

provides services to clients in Tennessee and Alabama, as well as offering project support for a variety of clients

throughout the Southeast United States.