Michael J. Beckerich
President & CEO
Michael Beckerich is the client-service focused Owner-Operator of a best-in-class team of senior environmental professionals in five locations across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Beckerich became President of YORK in 2017 after 10 years as head of client service and business operations. Under his leadership YORK has doubled in size and opened four new facilities in the tri-state region, including NYC’s first PFAS and TO-15 air testing laboratory.
Prior to leading YORK, Michael was a Senior Communications Director at pharmaceutical giants Johnson & Johnson, Warner Lambert and Amgen. For Amgen, he was responsible for crisis management, served as a national media spokesperson, and provided counsel to senior executives and world-renowned medical experts on policy issues at public hearings in Washington D.C.
Beckerich left the corporate side of the biopharma industry when he was recruited to open the NYC office of a prestigious independent public relations firm specializing in biopharma marketing, with oversight as well of its San Francisco operations.
He is a proud graduate of Villanova University where he earned a B.A. in political science and served as captain of the Wildcats Big East baseball team. Michael resides with his three teenage daughters in Nyack, NY.