People Who Make a Difference

STRONG LEADERSHIP TEAM

To learn more about our team please search by the team member’s name, region or position.

MICHAEL WALLACE, PE

President/CEO | Electrical Engineer

Michael has experience designing electrical power distribution, lighting, security, fire alarm, life

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LYLE HUBL, PE, CGD, LEED AP

Executive Vice President | Colorado Springs Office Manager | Mechanical Engineer

Lyle has extensive experience in designing mechanical systems for commercial, industrial, institutio

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DONNA KOHLAN, FPE

Vice President | Fire Protection Engineer

Donna specializes in designing building’s life safety systems with an emphasis in fire suppression s

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ASHLEY DAVIS, PE, FPE

Vice President | Mechanical Engineer | Fire Protection Engineer

Ashley has years of engineering design and project management experience. This experience includes t

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STEPHEN ROITSCH, PE, CGD

Vice President | Mechanical Department Manager | Mechanical Engineer

Stephen is experienced in designing mechanical systems for commercial, industrial, institutional and

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ERICKA NIENHUESER, PE, LC

Vice President | Electrical Department Manager | Electrical Engineer | Lighting Designer

Ericka is a talented electrical engineer and is also lighting certified. She is innovative in her de

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GREG KRONAIZL, PE

Executive Vice President | Industrial Department Manager | Mechanical Engineer

A member of the Industrial District Energy Association, Greg is often called upon in the industry to

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RYAN RICHARD, PE

Vice President | Mechanical Department Manager | Mechanical Engineer

Ryan has extensive experience in engineering, having joined the Navy while in college and serving on

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BEN SCHMITT, PE, CEM, QCxP

Vice President | Sidney Office Manager | Mechanical Engineer

Ben has more than 10 years of experience designing, operating and troubleshooting HVAC and energy ma

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DANNY VANDOREN, PE, QCXP, LEED AP+

Commissioning | Mechanical Engineer

Danny has experience in the design and project management for HVAC, plumbing and piping systems for

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JOE BANNWARTH, EI

Mechanical Engineer

As an EI, Joe interacts with project management, vendors, and clients in coordination of the mechani

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JARED MCMULLEN

Revit Manager | Mechanical Designer

Jared is experienced in designing HVAC and piping systems for military, educational, and commercial

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MARK MAZOUR

Vice President | Business Development Manager

Mark’s focus is helping grow our reach in Central and Western Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming and South

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BETH SCHULER, PE, LC

Electrical Engineer | Lighting Designer

Beth has experience designing electrical systems for various facility types. She has completed work

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MARK HORST, PE

Mechanical Engineer

Mark is a professional engineer with over three decades of experience with both the public and priva

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HANI QASSEM, EI

Electrical Engineer

Hani Qassem earned a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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JUSTIN RAPER, EI

Mechanical Engineer

Justin attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mecha

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JACOB SUTER, EI

Mechanical Engineer

Jacob attended Colorado School of Mines, graduating in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mec

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MEISAM SEDIGHI, PE, MBA, LEED AP

Senior Power Systems Engineer

Meisam has close to 15 years of electrical engineering experience and is a registered professional e

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KATE BREITENFELD

Omaha Office Manager | Controller

Kate has two decades of experience working in the architecture/engineering industry. Starting as an

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JENNIFER MORRIS

Senior Accountant

Jennifer joined Farris in 2019, bringing a wealth of accounting experience across diverse industries

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BRADLEY KENNEDY, PE, LEED AP

Mechanical Engineer

Brad graduated from the Peter Kiewit Architectural Engineering program with an Heating, Ventilation

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DEREK BROOKS, PE, LC

Electrical Engineer | Lighting Designer

Derek attended University of Nebraska at Omaha, graduating in 2016 with a master’s in architectural

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DUSTIN HILL, PE, QCXP

Mechanical Engineer

Dustin started in the industry as a mechanical designer. After years of working as a designer he ret

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MARC BEHRENS, RCDD, CLSSBB

Vice President | Information Systems & Technology Manager

Marc joined Farris in 2014 and is responsible for all things related to computers and technology.  H

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MARY KATE MULHALL, EI

Mechanical Engineer

Mary Kate graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is aid

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MEDIAN NESSAIEF

Mechanical Engineer

Median is currently employed by Farris Engineering as a mechanical designer and field engineer, prog

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MAXWELL ALBRECHT, EIT

Mechanical Engineer

New to the architecture, engineering and construction industry, Maxwell attended the University of C

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CRAIG KEFFER

Mechanical Designer

Craig specializes in industrial projects bringing extensive expertise in developing intricate mechan

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DOUG HATFIELD, CPD

Plumbing Designer

Doug has 30 years experience in designing plumbing systems for commercial, institutional, and govern

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KEVIN PORTER

Sr. Electrical Designer

Kevin is experienced in designing electrical systems for military, educational, and commercial facil

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LISA BEBOUT

Mechanical Designer

Lisa has over 15 years of mechanical design experience.  She specializes in the layout of heating, v

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BRUCE LASSEK

Senior Electrical Designer

Bruce has been designing electrical systems hospitals, malls, high-rise buildings, Air Force bases,

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DAVE LETCHER

Cost Estimator

With a solid foundation from Vocational Technical Institute in Mitchell, SD, Dave began his career j

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CHAD MCCARTHY, CPD, GPD

Sr. Plumbing Designer

Chad has over 17 years of experience in plumbing design. He has been designing plumbing systems for

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CHRIS BURKERT

Electrical Designer

Boasting 25+ years in fire sprinkler, HVAC, and plumbing design, Chris also excels in project manage

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DARIN CIELOCHA, BECxP, CxA+BE

Business Development Executive

With over 27 years of construction industry experience that spans across the U.S. and Canada.  As a

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BETH O’BRIEN

Marketing Coordinator

Beth assists in the development of marketing materials, qualifications, and proposals. She is also r

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CAROL DEBLOIS

Marketing and Administrative Coordinator

Carol has over 20 years of experience with Farris Engineering and is instrumental in the operations

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JAMES QUINN, CHFM

Director of Healthcare Services

As a previous healthcare facility manager, James brings decades of experience in the healthcare fiel

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KRISTY CIMINO

Project Administrator

Kristy boasts 25 years of experience in the A/E industry, excelling in contract management, program

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RACHEL CIMINO

Administrative Assistant / Document Scanner

Rachel plays a pivotal role in ensuring seamless office operations at Farris Engineering. With a kee

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