• Building Envelope Consultants and Scientists


Steven Turner, P.E.


Steve guides projects from survey to punch-out as needed to maintain client contact, delivery time for his services, and project budgets.

Mark Howell

Executive Vice President

Mark is a recognized leader in the building envelope preservation industry and has worked on contemporary and historic structures across the country over his 25 plus year career.

Steve Bentz P.E., R.B.E.C.

Vice President

Steve is a Professional Engineer in four states (VA, MD, PA, and NY) and the District of Columbia as well as an active member of IIBEC, ASTM, and SWR Institute.

JP McDonald, P.E.

Vice President

JP brings over 15 years of experience as an engineer specializing in the consulting and testing of architectural products and façade assemblies.


James Blimmel, P.E.

Project Manager

James was one of the very first employees at BECS. He is a Project Manager and is a member of our FAST Team

John Burnett, Senior Project Manager

John Burnett

Senior Project Manager

John brings 10+ years of experience as a project and operations manager.

Lance Conley, Senior Project Manager

Lance Conley

Senior Project Manager

Lance has over 15 years of combined experience with investigations relating to construction, testing and inspection.

Bill Crawford, Business Development and Marketing Manager

Bill Crawford

Business Development and Marketing Manager

Bill Crawford has over 15 years of Business Development experience.

Rob Gibbons, Project Coordinator

Rob Gibbons

Project Coordinator

Rob Gibbons analyzes multiple projects and measures their performance

DaJaun R. Griffin, Field Technician

DaJaun R. Griffin

Field Technician

DaJaun has 5 years of experience in the construction industry with positions ranging from assistant design project manager to field engineer.

Elizabeth Hancock, SHRM-CP, PHR

Human Resource and Compliance Manager

Beth manages human resources, benefits, and general compliance for BECS.

Sean Hess, E.I.T.

Assistant Project Manager

Sean Hess has a Bachelor in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering.

Michael Hoglund, P.E., RRC

Senior Project Manager

Mike has over 32 years of consulting engineering experience in the repair industry.

Jack Hook, FMPC

Senior Project Manager

Jack has over 20 years of combined experience in the construction, testing, and inspection industry.

Kelley Marlow

Accounting & Finance Manager

Kelley is responsible for general bookkeeping and accounting, accounts payable/receivable, as well as customer service.

Patrick Martineau, AIA ASSOC., CSI, CDT.

Architect and Lead Drafter

Patrick is a highly creative and versatile Architectural Designer with extensive experience in overseeing architectural and design projects.

Trent Mason

Project Manager

Trent Mason, Project Manager, specializes in quality assurance consulting.

Patrick O’Brien, P.E.

Project Manager

Pat provides detailed condition surveys, narratives and reports, repair/construction documents, and quality control through construction administration.

Nicholas Palumbo, P.E.

Project Manager

Nick has more than 13 years of structural engineering experience in new design, and repair and renovation.

Michael Payne, P.E., PMP

Senior Project Manager

Michael Payne has developed extensive experience in the repair and restoration engineering field with hundreds of projects

Gage Pepin, E.I.T.

Assistant Project Manager

Gage is an Assitant Project Manager specializing in the engineering design of wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures.

Traci Powell, Project Manager

Traci Powell, P.E.

Project Manager

Traci has extensive experience in rope-access/difficult access assessments of building facades and restoration including historic renovation and façade rehabilitations.

Derek S. Riley, M.Eng Field Technician

Derek S. Riley

Field Technician

Derek has over five years of combined experience in the construction, testing, and inspection industry.

KJ Rodgers

Business Development & Marketing Manager

KJ brings over a decade of marketing experience within the A/E/C industries.

Andrew Shuster, P.E.

Assistant Project Manager

Andrew has experience in structural engineering consisting of steel buildings and weld inspections and examining metal connections

Nick Szakelyhidi, E.I.T.

Senior Project Manager

Nick has spent his 13+ year career involved with multiple aspects of building science, with specific attention on building envelopes.

Scott Vicino

Assistant Project Manager

Scott has a background in mechanical engineering and 3 years of experience as a general contractor in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Dean Yates, AIA

Senior Project Manager

Dean is a licensed architect with years of experience with design, new construction, renovation and historic preservation projects.