You might call them the backbone of the organization, the heartbeat of the project, or the brains behind the build, but we call them our CHW team. From land surveyor projects to landscape architecture jobs, the CHW Team does everything with purpose.
Robert Walpole is President and Principal Engineer at CHW Professional Consultants. Since joining the firm in 1997, his responsibilities include management of all technical and non-technical staff in, transportation engineering, civil engineering, construction administration services, and construction engineering inspections. Working with communities across the State of Florida, Robert’s professional work focuses on designing and engineering infrastructure for the built environment. Working on a master planning level, he has led and participated in site-specific land planning for all types of development ranging from municipal infrastructure to healthcare, institutional, commercial, master planned communities, and university campus planning. Utilizing sound civil engineering principals and a deep understanding of the urban design and construction process, he leads development teams through conceptual land planning, site design, and project implementation.
Kevin Hewett is a CHW shareholder and Vice President. He joined the firm in 1997, has served as Vice President since 2007. He has 33 years of experience in the Land Surveying Industry. Kevin’s experience extends across the profession’s broad spectrum of public and private clients’ land surveying needs. Kevin leads CHW’s Land Surveyor Department, while providing leadership to CHW’s Directors in the firm’s execution of project management services.
Gerry Dedenbach is a shareholder and Vice President at CHW Professional Consultants. Since joining the firm in 2003, Gerry provided professional land planning services throughout Florida. He brings regional experience and a proven ability that works across a variety of projects and with all client and regulatory levels. Gerry continues to expand CHW’s client base, while bringing continued innovation to clients. As CHW embarks on an era of targeted expansion and client retention, he leads the effort throughout the region and locally.
E.J. Bolduc III is Vice President of the Land Planning, Urban Design, and Landscape Architecture group at CHW Professional Consultants. E.J. has been practicing landscape architecture for more than 20 years. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and is a Registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida. He is a LEED Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
Daniel Young, PE, LEED AP is the Vice President leading Engineering, Land Development and Transportation, at CHW Professional Consultants. He is responsible for overseeing all design aspects from site, stormwater, utilities, and roadway designs. With over 15 years’ experience, Daniel has worked with countless agencies across Florida, including Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), All Florida’s Water Management Districts, County and City governments, the Florida Department of Transportation, and the Army Corps of Engineers. He is also working on a daily basis coordinating with other design professionals, (Architects, MEPF, Geotechnical Engineers, Land Planners, etc.) ensure a designs are fully coordinated to produce complete construction package.
Vice President of Finance and Operations
Please join CHW in welcoming James “Jim” Harriott, Jr. P.E., as CHW’s new Director of Engineering, Transportation Department. Jim comes to CHW with over 25 years of professional engineering experience, bringing a wealth of knowledge in the public transportation field with specialties in Public Works, Environmental Protection, Facilities, Solid Waste, Resource Recovery, and Growth Management. His extensive management experience with public entities and history of guiding multi-disciplined teams makes him a key team leader for the transportation engineering department and all CHW’s services.
Craig Brashier is Director of Planning at CHW Professional Consultants. Craig is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and has over fifteen (15) years of experience in Land Planning and project management. Craig focuses on comprehensive and land use planning, zoning, entitlements, and due diligence analyses. His breadth of experience ranges from advising clients and local governments on Comprehensive Plan text and map amendments to large-scale planning efforts with extra-jurisdictional and regional impacts. Craig works with large- and small-scale commercial property owners, local governments, the general public, and stakeholders to promote economic growth through community reinvestment.
Aaron Hickman is Director of Surveying + Mapping at CHW Professional Consultants in Gainesville, Florida. Since joining the firm in 2003, his role has grown. Aaron has 14 years of land surveyor experience and is responsible for managing 300+ land surveying projects per annum. Aaron’s areas of specialization include boundary, topographic, ALTA/ACSM land title surveys, as-built surveys, route surveys, quantity surveys, survey data analysis, survey project management, subdivision plat review, and construction layout.
Laurie Hall is the Director of Landscape Architecture at CHW Professional Consultants. Laurie is a Registered Landscape Architect with over ten years of experience in a wide range of commercial, multi-family residential, and campus projects. She is experienced in providing urban design, project management, presentation graphics, construction documentation, and construction administration services.
Missy Boyer is Marketing Communications Director and in-house graphic designer for CHW Professional Consultants. Missy has over 20 years of experience in the realm of visual communications and graphic design, and over 15 years as a marketing professional. Missy is responsible for developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives. She utilizes design and develops effective marketing communications using varied mediums and channels, online and offline.
Jason Claus serves as Director of CHW’s office in Jacksonville. Jason has over 26 years of experience and is a certified professional land surveyor and mapper in both Georgia and Alabama. He is proficient in AutoCAD, robotics, GPS equipment, and field software. Jason is responsible for overseeing all aspects of CHW’s office in Jacksonville including operations, quality control, accuracy and attention to detail while always emphasizing professionalism.
Tony Caggiano, Jr., P.E. is a registered professional engineer with over 10 years of experience, serving as CHW’s Director of Construction Services. His primary focus is to promote and facilitate effective communication between all project stakeholders, regardless of project type, end user, or industry. Tony incorporates overall oversite of our Construction Engineering Inspection team of civil engineers, engineering interns, and construction engineering inspectors whose collective goal is success by managing and effectively executing client expectations.
Jamie Brooks comes to CHW with nearly 20 years of experience in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Industry and has provided communications and administrative support on countless public and private-sector projects. Her work with public and private entities and project management skills provides clear directives on CHW’s existing and future business development opportunities. As Director of Business Development, Jamie is directly responsible for the development and expansion of CHW’s professional consulting services in Florida.
CHW’s featured employee is Becki Sabis, a valued member of Operations and Administration serving as CHW’s Corporate Director of Human Resources. Since joining the firm in 2001, she has managed all aspects of human resources, accounting and bookkeeping, all administrative and non-technical staff, and general office operations, demonstrating CHW’s Core Values at all times.
As a leader in her field, Becki helps every employee with any question they have about anything, and she treats them with gold glove service. She acts like all the employees in the company are her customers, treating them as she would want to be treated. As we all navigate through the uncertainty of what is today, Becki works so hard to keep us all safe, informed and confident in our working environment. She goes above and beyond to make everyone feel heard, and she makes each new employee feel welcomed. We are so thankful to have her on our team, and a well-deserved recipient of the CHW Core Values Award!
CHW’s Featured Employee is Trina Lemnah, a valued member of our Operations and Administration team. As Office Manager, Trina goes above and beyond in her duties and demonstrates a willingness to help in any capacity. A recipient of CHW’s Core Value Award, Trina was selected by her peers as someone who exemplifies CHW’s core values of integrity, excellence, responsibility, stewardship, and dedication. She is known for always lending a hand and helping everyone feel welcome. Most recently, she has maintained the spirit of stewardship in making sure CHW’s workplace is a safe and clean environment for her fellow coworkers. In her two and a half years with CHW, her dedication and willingness to help others have made her an essential part of the team.
View Our Surveying + Mapping team
Land surveyors measure and map just about everything on the land, in the air, or in the ocean — but at CHW, we like to stick to our Floridian home turf. Our team of surveying professionals focus on cost-effective, accurate data collection in Gainesville, Ocala, and Jacksonville to help you determine the scope of your project.
Subsurface utility engineering focuses on the accurate designation and location of existing underground utilities that prevent project surprises that could delay your project completion. Our Surveying + Mapping team properly identifies phone lines, gas and water mains, fiber optic lines, and more.
The roads that carry you to your destination, the foundation on which you stand, and the water that splashes from your faucet are made possible by civil engineering. Our civil engineers approach each project by analyzing the bigger picture and fine-tuning the smallest details.
There’s more to getting from point A to point B than meets the eye. From choosing the asphalt type to forecasting traffic, our transportation engineering team works to provide roads that are convenient, environmentally compatible – and most importantly, safe.
View Our Planning + Design Team
Land planning shapes the vision of a community, urban design helps bring it to life, and landscape architecture makes it beautiful. Together, our land planning, urban design, and landscape architecture teams enrich our communities.
The CHW Landscape Architecture Team is a group of creative, passionate professionals that have provided a full range of landscape architectural and design services for almost 50 years. Our versatile team can take on any role and is poised to undertake various design tasks at multiple scales.
View Our Construction Services team
Our experienced construction administration services professionals will guide you through the development process from construction to completion — focusing on details so you won’t have to.