PAE Adds Six to Management 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. Marco, Debbie, Stephen, Greg, Robert, and Erica 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.

Marco Alves, PE, LEED AP Associate Principal

Marco Alves has been promoted to Associate Principal. Marco has more than 17 years experience in mechanical systems design and project management. A skillful engineer and excellent communicator, he continually seeks to improve project team coordination and collaboration. A LEED Accredited Professional, he has been involved in the design of numerous energy efficient and LEED certified projects.

Debbie Grieves, PE, LEED AP BD+C Associate Principal

Debbie has been promoted to Associate Principal. With 20 years of experience in electrical engineering, she provides a high level of technical understanding that ensures effective design in energy efficiency, capacity and flexibility. Debbie is accomplished at designing high-performing systems that reduce operation costs and provide attractive built environments for owners and occupants.

Stephen Scaife, PE, CPD, LEED GA Associate Principal

Stephen has been promoted to Associate Principal. A mechanical engineer with over 22 years of experience, Stephen has designed mechanical and plumbing systems for a variety of building types. Familiar with numerous project delivery methods, he has a deep understanding of the lifecycle of any project. Stephen’s experience managing and ensuring design quality throughout all phases of a project, as well as his dedication to thorough communication and coordination internally and with design team members make him a valuable addition to PAE.

Greg Parthemer, LC, Associate IALD Senior Associate

Greg has been promoted to Senior Associate. With more than 15 years in lighting design and 10 years in the electrical design industry, Greg has extensive experience in development of technical specifications and construction administration. This history gives him considerable insight into the ways that lighting designs are translated in the field. He understands that lighting reveals the architecture while conveying its focus and mood to communicate the personality of every project.

Robert Smith, PE, LEED AP Senior Associate

Robert has been promoted to Senior Associate. Robert has 14 years of experience in electrical system design for a wide range of facility types. He is also an accomplished lighting designer, with considerable experience in daylight modeling and lighting commissioning. Robert’s ability to interpret design intent and recommend layouts that compliment architectural elements are particularly useful in helping our clients achieve their design goals.

Erica Ross, PE, LEED AP BD+C Associate

Erica has been promoted to an Associate. With a background in civil engineering, Erica brings to her work a highly interdisciplinary approach. A mechanical engineer with nearly 5 years of experience, her primary focus is on plumbing and fire protection engineering for sustainable buildings. An innovative engineer, Erica has designed over a dozen LEED rated or registered projects. She is particularly adept at collaborating with her team through complex building designs in order to inform efficient and cost-effective system decision making.

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

Carmen Cejudo, Project Manager E-4
Andrew Comstock, Engineer E-4
Sarah Cowan, Graphics Manager
Steve Diffenderfer, Engineer E-4
Kyle Frennea, Engineer E-4
Aubrey Ganz, CAD Operator CO-3
Kyle Garske, Engineer E-2
Chelsea Guenette, Engineer E-2
Carley Heinen, Project Coordinator-3
Karina Hershberg-Mershon, Engineer E-4
Jonny Hoolko, Designer D-2
David Kearns, CAD Operator CO-2
Shyla Keays-Goodman, Engineer E-3
Sergey Kisel, Engineer E-4
Travis Lewis, Engineer E-3
Sydney Mills, Project Coordinator-3
Sam Nelson, Engineer E-4
Jarren Parthemer Engineer E-2
Lauren Rellinger, Marketing Coordinator
Moana Reynau, Project Manager E-4
Kasey Richards, Engineer E-2
Charles White, Engineer E-2
Sara Wright, Engineer E-2
Michael Yee, Project Manager E-4
Katie Zabrocki, Engineer E-4