ACS was founded in 1990 to provide products and services to help businesses manage workplace risk and maintain regulatory compliance. With over 25 years experience servicing virtually all market segments we have built a proprietary risk analysis system that complements our highly trained client services team, resulting in an optimal level of customer satisfaction. To field a Client Services Team to accommodate the extensive and varied needs of our client base, we recruit individuals from diverse educational backgrounds, with experience from a broad range of industries. Our proprietary risk analysis system empowers our service team with the most efficient and sophisticated tools available.
What We Can Do For You
At ACS we specialize in providing customized compliance services, programs, and products that fit your company’s particular needs and operations. With an emphasis on occupational health and safety, we offer everything from full service, turnkey programs to unique one time consultations.
Through a coordinated team effort that draws on the special talents of each safety professional on our staff, we can provide complete, thorough, and cost-effective services. Our services have produced significant reductions in the number of employee injuries and have been instrumental in substantial savings for workers’ compensation insurance costs for our clients.
Whether you require consultative services or a full complement of resources, ACS is dedicated to providing companies with solutions to their safety compliance needs.
Robert Pignataro, CEO and Founder
Founder of American Compliance Systems, Robert has over 20 years experience in the EHS field, and has directed programs for a variety of clients including AT&T and the Environmental Protection Agency. A nationally known expert in the field of safety and environmental compliance, Robert has developed and conducted seminars on EHS throughout the U.S. Robert leads the development of new products and services to meet the continually evolving needs of our clients.
William White, Chief Technology Officer
Founder of ProtevSolutions (a Virtual CIO/CTO and IT Management Firm), Bill joined ACS in 2012. With over 18 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, Bill has served as a consultant to, or employee of, numerous global enterprises such as Hewlett Packard, Siemens Medical, Chase Bank, and SEI. His specialties include Cybersecurity/Information Assurance, IT Governance, Cloud Computing, and SQL Development. As a former Microsoft Certified Trainer, Bill brings a passion for education to the CTO position.
Amy Pignataro, Cloud Computing Specialist
Graduate of University of Pittsburgh, Amy joined the ACS technical team in 2012. She works with clients to identify needs in order to design Cybersecurity and Compliance Solutions that match their resources, time-tables, and budgets. In addition, Amy specializes in navigating customers through the complex maze of Cloud Computing.
Bob Plett, Chief Financial Officer and Account Manager
Bob has over 30 years of experience either management or as a consultant in Risk Management and EHS functions for manufacturing, construction, and other industry segments. He has developed and conducted seminars on injury risk reduction and return to work strategies throughout the U.S. A Wharton MBA with a broad background in many different functional areas, Bob applies his diverse skill set to manage the fulfillment of products and services to our client base.
Karen Spottiswood, Client Services Coordinator
Karen has a Masters of Arts degree and a varied background in administration and education. She has been with ACS for 13 years with a range of experiences including client services, sales/marketing, and project management. Prior to ACS, Karen had over 15 years experience in the education field. She is very dedicated to our customers, utilizing her knowledge of our products and systems. Karen provides assistance to clients in the formation, operation and certification of new committees, aids in the management and certification maintenance of existing committees and offers a variety of strategies that help new or established committees to remain focused and produce measurable results.
Helen Riley, Office Manager and Bookkeeper
Helen has 30 years experience in finance/administrative support and has been employed by ACS since 2000. She is the primary point of contact for our company and is responsible for the day to day operations and business administration of our company. Helen works hard to ensure that clients are satisfied with our services. She provides guidance to the customers in achieving their training needs by coordinating and maintaining their schedules with our compliance advisers.
Jack Spottiswood, Account Manager
Jack is a safety professional with more than 17 years of experience between both Construction and General Industry. He has worked with a variety of clients to provide assistance with safety programs including auditing, program development, safety committees, accident investigation, and safety training. Jack has an amazing ability to teach core safety principles and recognize unsafe jobsite conditions and protocol which need updating. Jack is a qualified Safety Committee Instructor for the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, an authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer for Construction, and a certified First Aid and CPR Instructor with the National Safety Council. His qualifications, education, experience and enthusiasm enable him to effectively relate and deliver the safety message to his audience.
Kevin DiGiovanni, Business Development and Sales Coordinator
Kevin joined the ACS compliance team in 2013. Prior to his work in Safety Compliance and Loss Control, Kevin was a Senior Project Manager the construction industry for Wolfington, Inc., where directed a team of workers and engineers. Per his experience in the field, Kevin has become an expert in the review of blueprints and recommendation of design/function changes to buildings. Also, he ensured that construction documents and contracts complied with current standards.
Sherry Sullivan, RTK Coordinator
Sherry has over 30 years experience and training in all aspects of Hazardous Materials, Environmental, Health & Safety Compliance. Preparation of site inventories, toxic chemical release & other compliance forms, as well as development of automated tools for compliance. In the past, she has served as the Corporate Safety & Health Coordinator for a multi-location retail distribution firm. Sherry has served as Site Project Manager for client environmental projects as well as Information System’s Manager including network administration, desktop support & hardware specialist for environmental health & safety consulting firms. She has an excellent background and in-depth knowledge of government regulations and guidelines, including, OSHA, RTK-Sara Title III, RCRA-Solid and Chemical Waste Management, DOT-Hazardous Materials Transportation, ICA/IATA-International Transportation of Hazardous Materials, NFPA-Safety & Chemical Storage, ISRA-Industrial Site Evaluation concerning hazardous materials contamination & remediation, and development & interpretation of Safety Data Sheets.