PEOPLE

Relationships are the cornerstone of our history.

Our philosophy is simple – create an excellent client experience by making it as easy as possible to do business with us and always having the client’s best interest in mind. At the heart of our client-centered approach is our staff. We inspire our team to be thought leaders and offer solutions that, in some cases, the client didn’t even know was possible.

Meet our team

Jaimie Antoszewski, PE
Project Manager

Joined firm in 2001

Jaimie's Bio

Jaimie’s approach to project management always begins with building a strong relationship with his clients. To him, relationship building is done through conversations either in person or via phone to understand the client's needs. He wants his clients to think of him as someone who solves their problems as opposed to someone who just does what they ask. Unexpected issues always arise during a project, some the client may not have anticipated. Jaimie tries to be proactive in identifying these potential issues and to work diligently to find a solution that is in the client’s best interest. He is always available to answer questions. Jaimie holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Toledo.

jantoszewski@pauljford.com
Ann Boysko
Marketing Manager

Joined firm in 2019

Having worked most of her career in the architecture and engineering industry, Ann has the unique ability to take complex technical information and present it in a clear manner that is understandable for non-technical audiences. She believes good marketing begins with empathy for her clients. She puts herself in the client’s shoes to personalize the experience then creates concise, well thought out marketing solutions. Ann believes good storytelling and writing begins with attentively listening to the client, aligning the message with the company vision and genuinely connecting with the audience. Ann holds a Master of Arts in Media Management and a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from Kent State University.

aboysko@pauljford.com
TJ Dehnke, PE
Project Manager

Joined firm in 2008

TJ's Bio

TJ’s approach to building relationships with clients is simple – he cares. He prefers a conversation to an email or message regardless of whether it is a straightforward question or a difficult problem. TJ is extremely personable and wants to make a human connection with his clients which explains his “people-first” approach to project management. His ability to work well with others and his strong attention to detail also make him an outstanding mentor and trainer for other engineers in the office. TJ holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Akron.

tdehnke@pauljford.com
Brian Greene, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Joined firm in 2008

Brian's Bio

Brian’s long tenure in corporate finance combined with his proven track record of effective leadership ensure that the company’s assets are well protected. Brian does not fit the typical stereotype for accountants being introverted number crunchers. On the contrary, his outgoing personality and good communication skills make Brian very approachable. Embracing the firm’s core values of mutual respect and open communication, he has the unique ability to connect with employees at all levels of the company. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The Ohio State University.

bgreene@pauljford.com
David Hawkins, PE
President

Joined firm in 1985

David's Bio

Dave is a recognized expert in monopole analysis, design and reinforcement. He developed software to analyze monopoles (when none existed), holds several U.S. patents for monopole reinforcing systems and developed a stronger, more efficient blind bolt system for monopole reinforcement. In his current role as President of the firm, Dave’s focus continues to be on innovation and customer service. He can often be heard saying, “We have to earn the client’s business every day.”  Dave is passionate about helping clients. Dave holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the TIA TR-14 Structural Standards for Communications Structures Committee.

dhawkins@pauljford.com
Chrissy Hedges, PE
Project Manager

Joined firm in 2007

Chrissy is extremely detail-oriented and conscientious about every project that she manages. Chrissy’s ability to efficiently supervise multiple projects has led to the additional responsibility of overseeing production schedules for the group. Chrissy’s approach to managing client projects focuses on thoroughly understanding their needs and processes, investigating and developing ways to make projects more efficient and executing the client’s system exceptionally well. Chrissy holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.


chedges@pauljford.com
Chad Hines, PE, SE
Engineering Manager

Joined firm in 2008

Chad's Bio

Chad currently oversees the Power Group and also manages the project coordination group. An important aspect of Chad’s management and client development style revolves around trust. He believes trust is earned and not granted. Simply put, providing technical expertise for a client does not earn you the right to continue working for them. Chad approaches relationships with clients as a long-term process based on exceptional service, active listening and the ability to deliver uncompromising results with honesty and integrity. Chad holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Youngstown State University and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Indiana Wesleyan University. 

chines@pauljford.com
Rich Hoffman, PE
Project Manager

Joined firm in 1996

Chad's Bio

Rich specializes in challenging, complex structure and foundation designs and modifications. He is the company’s technical expert for these types of projects. Rich is instrumental in developing designs for prototype structures. He is also adept at developing departmental processes and standards for tower and foundation designs applying his critical thinking skills to addressing the issue. Rich’s approach to managing client projects centers entirely on client satisfaction and service. He genuinely cares about his clients and works diligently to deliver solutions for their sites. Rich holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University. 

rhoffman@pauljford.com
Demond James, PE
Project Manager

Joined firm in 2000

Demond's Bio

Demond’s client-centered approach to managing projects focuses on listening, interactive communication and always investigating and developing ways to make projects more efficient for the client. He has developed and implemented software that automates the design and analysis process for utility structures. This implementation significantly improved productivity for the Power Group and helped streamline the process. He has also created databases to better organize client information and facilitate communication. Demond holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Ohio University.

djames@pauljford.com
Greg Klapheke, PE, SE
Engineering Manager

Joined firm in 1985

Greg's Bio

Greg has focused his expertise on retail structures including store facades, tenant build-outs, remodels, mechanical support and prototype design. Greg’s approach to project management is straightforward. He wants to create an excellent client experience by making it as easy as possible to do business with the firm and always have the client’s best interest in mind. He connects with clients by anticipating project needs and derailing issues before these matters escalate. Greg holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Dayton.

gklapheke@pauljford.com
Justin Kline, PE
Engineering Manager

Joined firm in 2005

Justin's Bio

From concealments to reinforcements to complex foundations, throughout his tenure, Justin has had a hand in all aspects of this work. Most recently, he has specialized in deep foundation systems and unique pile solutions. Justin currently oversees the Monopole Department in the firm’s Communications Group. His style to managing his team is to get to know the individual capabilities of each and giving them responsibilities based on their unique technical abilities. Justin believes that a good manager should be an expert in the tasks that staff are asked to perform. Justin holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University. He currently serves as Chair of the TIA Ad Hoc Group for Foundations.

jkline@pauljford.com
Maria Lopez, PE, P. Eng
Project Manager

Joined firm in 2007

Maria has a unique approach to project management. She bases engineering decisions on practical knowledge taking into account the construction process in the field. Maria continually searches for solutions that are in the client’s best interest even if the client originally had another alternative in mind. She is always available for client questions and believes in explaining technical engineering information in simple terms that clients can understand. Maria is bilingual and serves as a liaison for her clients. Maria holds a Master of Science in Applied Science from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Universidad Metropolitana. She also has a post graduate certification in construction management.

mclopez@pauljford.com
Jason Martin, PE
Project Manager

Joined firm in 2012

Jason oversees production work for monopole structural analysis and modification design and he has also recently spearheaded the development of the firm’s field services. His approach to client services is purposeful and revolves around listening instead of talking and setting expectations that are realistic and achievable. He makes his clients a priority and regularly shows that he values their business. Jason continues to learn and improve his skills believing that the more one knows the better one can serve. Jason holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Ohio University. He currently serves on the TIA Ad Hoc Groups for Monopole Baseplates and for Wind Oscillation/Fatigue of Tubular Structures.

jmartin@pauljford.com
Marsha McCauley
Controller

Joined firm in 2005

Marsha's Bio

Marsha began her career in advertising, but quickly realized that numbers were her passion and shifted her focus to accounting. Marsha is responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash flow management and financial reporting. She also handles the necessary, but sometimes uncomfortable, task of collections. Marsha views client relationships as a partnership built on mutual respect and a solid rapport. She believes that a strong client relationship begins with upfront, transparent communication. Marsha wants to understand a client’s situation so she can provide support. Marsha holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Illinois State University.

mmccauley@pauljford.com
Jeff McCutchen, PE, LEED AP
Project Manager

Joined firm in 2013

Throughout his career, Jeff has focused on renovation work. Jeff is highly skilled at project detailing and has an extensive knowledge of constructability issues which ensures that clients receive the most cost-effective solution. His experience with building modeling systems helps produce quality design options with the client’s vision always the focus. Jeff believes that project management is about critical thinking and not just reacting to circumstances. He wants to thoroughly understand the client’s needs, analyze and evaluate alternatives and ultimately recommend the best solution for the project. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University.

jmccutchen@pauljford.com
Colleen Rezabek, PE, LEED AP
Engineering Manager

Joined firm in 2018

Colleen has assumed a leading role throughout her extensive career. Her experience includes a diverse range of projects from small additions to large correctional complexes. Colleen’s design and management methodology is to anticipate a client’s needs and develop a creative, cost-effective solution. Two key elements of that methodology are to be proactive and to deliver results. As an experienced leader, Colleen manages projects by consistently monitoring the client’s needs, evaluating options and constantly communicating with the client, all of which have saved money and led to fewer issues. Colleen holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Ohio Northern University.

crezabek@pauljford.com
Justin Ruh, PE
Engineering Manager

Joined firm in 2006

Justin's Bio

Justin currently oversees the Lattice Tower Department in the firm’s Communications Group. Justin believes that the way to help his staff achieve goals and succeed is by building trust and developing a genuine connection. He cultivates these connections through understanding and compassion. He doesn’t ask his staff to do anything that he hasn’t done. Justin’s direct approach is based on encouraging his team to assume more responsibilities and challenges to grow. He approaches client relationships in a similar manner. Justin provides honest, sound advice with the client’s best interest in mind. Justin holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Clemson University.

jruh@pauljford.com
Deepesh Savla, PE
Project Manager

Joined firm in 2017

Deepesh has focused his skills on the analysis, design and modification of mounts used for wireless communications including rooftop mounts, antenna mounts, wall mounts and water tower mounts. His approach to managing projects centers on the details and removing obstacles to get work completed. He is precise and wants tasks to be done right so he thoroughly examines and grasps client needs to produce high quality deliverables. Deepesh holds a Master of Science in Structural Engineering from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from Veermata Jijabai Technical Institute. He currently serves on the TIA Ad Hoc Groups for Computation Fluid Dynamics and for Rooftop Structures.

dsavla@pauljford.com
Beth Stone
Human Resources Manager

Joined firm in 2011

Dealing with people requires patience, objectivity and kindness. Beth certainly meets these requirements. She manages all areas of staffing, benefits, employee relations and performance management. On any given day, Beth wears many hats including administrator, coach, adviser and, more times than not, therapist. She has the unique ability to balance corporate policies with employee well-being. Beth genuinely wants to ensure employees are successful. Beth holds an Associates of Applied Science in Human Resources Management Technology from Columbus State Community College and a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management and Business Administration from Franklin University.

bstone@pauljford.com
Kyle Thorpe, PE
Project Manager

Joined firm in 2011

Kyle’s professional focus and technical abilities center on antennae mounts and tower foundations including ways to increase capacity for both. He has worked with several mount manufacturers to perform finite element analysis (FEA) on mount connections to accurately predict pole behavior under given conditions and improve design. Kyle’s project management style combines his exceptional technical capabilities with a practical approach which results in tailored solutions to fit the client’s needs. He is personable, humble and knows when to stop talking and start listening. Kyle values client feedback, using it to improve project processes. Kyle holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Ohio University. He currently serves on the TIA Ad Hoc Groups for U-bolts and for Foundations.

kthorpe@pauljford.com
Chris Wardell
Director of Information Technology

Joined firm in 2014

Chris's Bio

Chris has worked in information technology for over 30 years. He also has a solid background in software development. Chris is responsible for developing and managing hardware, software and storage. He also focuses on identifying and eliminating security vulnerabilities. Chris’ approach to ensuring that the firm’s technology operates properly and is secure revolves around his strong commitment to the success of the firm and his ability to multi-task. Basically, he does whatever it takes to make certain that systems are operational, safe and efficient even if that means working on a weekend or addressing an issue in the middle of the night. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from Franklin University.

cwardell@pauljford.com