Continued Growth From Within: PAE Expands Leadership Team

By committing to making PAE a great place to work, the expansion of our leadership team comes naturally.

Our unique company culture and the innovative projects we design help PAE attract and retain some of the top engineers in the nation, allowing us to cultivate the next generation of leaders from within. Alan, Jeff, Justin, Tim, and Tony have not only designed some of the highest performing buildings in the country, they’ve done so by focusing on the values of inspiring, interpreting, and integrating great design in the engineering field.

Alan Shepherd, PE, LEED AP, CEng Principal

Alan Shepherd has been promoted to Principal. For the past 25 years, he has helped clients understand how to measurably achieve sustainable solutions. Excelling in high-performance building design and performance, he has contributed to over 25 LEED rated projects. By focusing on relationships with architects, owners, and fellow designers, Alan embodies the innovation, thought-leadership and outstanding client service PAE is known for.

Jeff Ouellette, PE, LEED AP BD+C Senior Associate

Jeff has been promoted to Senior Associate. With 13 years of innovative engineering experience, Jeff is skilled at directing teams for large complex sustainable designs for high-profile commercial clients. He is particularly adept at directing project teams through construction and operation costs to assure scope of work is complete and within budget. He has contributed to more than 10 LEED rated projects, notably the LinkedIn Campus Design, which is pursuing LEED Platinum, CalGreen, Net Zero Carbon and Net Zero Energy Ready.

Justin Stenkamp, PE, LEED AP Senior Associate

Justin has been promoted to Senior Associate. He brings over 17 years of operation, maintenance, and mechanical design experience to a wide range of projects. A thoughtful project manager, he is passionate about reducing the energy and water use of the built environment. He has contributed to more than a dozen LEED rated or registered projects, as well as two Living Buildings, including the largest commercial Living Building in the world – The Bullitt Center, and several Net Zero Energy and Water projects.

Tim Elley, PE, LEED AP Associate

Tim has been promoted to an Associate. An adept project manager with 8 years of mechanical engineer experience, Tim has contributed to around 20 LEED rated or registered projects. He is exceptionally skilled at performing energy analyses that help design teams and owners identify effective design solutions that increase energy efficiency while balancing project budget and occupant comfort considerations. Tim contributed these skills to RMI’s Innovation Center in Basalt, CO, which has achieved LEED Platinum rated and is pursing Living Building Petals and Net Zero Energy.

Tony Marino, PE, LEED AP BD+C Associate

Tony has been promoted to an Associate. A mechanical engineer with 11 years of experience, Tony has contributed to a wide variety of projects, including Georgia Tech EcoCommons, pursuing Living Building as well as Net Zero Energy and Net Zero Water. Tony takes ownership of the mechanical designs and equipment selection of a project and evaluates the owners’ needs for cost-effective and sustainable systems. Tony’s ability to coordinate plumbing, piping, fire protection and sheet metal systems with other designers and to facilitate the project planning phase make him a skilled and well-rounded project manager.

PAE is proud of the staff members who received promotions, and wishes them continued success through their ability to inspire, interpret and integrate.

Jennifer Abram, Accounting Manager
Margo Botti, Human Resource Assistant 1
Paul Ganz, Lead Engineer E-3
AJ Hefner, Engineer E-2
San Kim, Designer D-3
Meia Matsuda, Project Coordinator PC-2
McKenzie Richardson, Marketing Production Manager
Jessica Scanlon, Engineer E-2
Brett Showers, Lead Engineer E-3
Mike Smolkowski, Lead Engineer E-3
Matt Warner, Assistant Office Manager