Michael A. Pinto is chief executive officer of Wonder Makers Environmental, Inc., a manufacturing and environmental consulting firm that specializes in identification and control of asbestos, lead, IAQ, mold, industrial hygiene, and chemical problems. Mr. Pinto is the author of over 230 published articles and several books including, Fungal Contamination: A Comprehensive Guide for Remediation and Forensic Restoration: Procedures to Protect Operators and Occupants.

He completed doctoral course work in environmental engineering and holds numerous certifications in the environmental and safety areas, including Certified Safety Professional, Certified Mold Professional, and Certified Forensic Operator. In addition to being a frequent speaker at industry events, Michael has been honored with such prestigious awards as the Golden Quill, Martin L. King Award, the Phoenix Award for Innovative Restoration from the Restoration Industry Association, President’s and Emeritus Board Award from the Environmental Information Association. He serves on the board of the BioPTO and as the chairperson of the Environmental Council for the Restoration Industry Association (RIA).

For over 40 years Michael A. Pinto has provided professional safety and industrial hygiene services related to a wide variety of indoor contaminants. From asbestos to mold he has been on the forefront of industry trends and shared expertise related to lead control, IAQA and sick building syndrome, radon, and chemicals. Recently, he helped to develop forensic restoration as a separate subcategory of the general restoration field.