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.
Mr. Walpole is CEO, President, and Principal Engineer at CHW Professional Consultants. Robert’s core responsibilities are to lead, guide, and direct, to ensure the carrying out of CHW’s daily operations, as well as management and mentorship of technical and non-technical staff in engineering, construction administration, and construction engineering inspections. Working with communities throughout Florida and the Southeast region, Robert’s professional experience focuses on designing and engineering infrastructure for the built environment. On a master planning level, he has led and participated in site-specific planning for all types of development ranging from municipal infrastructure to healthcare, institutional, commercial, master-planned communities, and university campus planning. He leads development teams through conceptual planning, site design, and project implementation with sound engineering principles and a deep understanding of the design and construction process.
Mr. Hewett is Chief Strategy Officer and Principal Surveyor + Mapper at CHW, with over 25 years of experience in the Land Surveying Industry throughout Florida. He ensures the successful delivery of survey projects and all survey department personnel. Mr. Hewett has experience with all phases of production for boundary, topographic, geodetic, route, easement, and control surveys for a variety of projects including design surveys, boundary surveys, detailed topographic maps, and right-of-way maps for road and utility corridors, pipeline projects, electrical transmission, and distribution lines and contract administration.
Gerry Dedenbach is Executive Vice President and Principal Planner at CHW Professional Consultants. Since joining the firm in 2003, Gerry has provided professional land planning services throughout the Southeastern US 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 Senior Vice President and Principal Landscape Architect at CHW Professional Consultants, leading the Land Planning, Urban Design, and Landscape Architecture group. E.J. has been practicing landscape architecture for more than 23 years. He is a Fellow in the American Society of Landscape Architects with over 23 years of experience working on both public and private sector projects throughout the southeastern U.S. He is a Member of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and is a Past-President of ASLA Florida, and currently serves as Chair of the ASLA Licensure and State Advocacy Committee and the ASLA Representative on the LA CES Application Review Committee.
Vice President of Finance and Operations
Daniel Young, PE, LEED AP is the Vice President and Principal Engineer leading Engineering, Land Development and Transportation, and Construction Services, at CHW Professional Consultants. He is responsible for overseeing all design aspects from site, stormwater, utilities, and roadway designs. With 17 years of 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.) to ensure designs are fully coordinated to produce a complete construction package.
Aaron Hickman is Vice President and Principal Land Surveyor leading Surveying + Mapping at CHW Professional Consultants. Since joining the firm in 2003, his role has grown. Aaron has 22 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.
Mr. Andy Woodruff is a Senior Ecologist and Certified Professional Wetland Scientist serving as CHW Vice President of Ecological Services, with considerable experience in wetland and wildlife survey, permitting, and project management. Andy has an M.S. in Environmental Sciences from the University of Florida and a B.S. in Biology from Emory University. He and his team work together to provide insight into the complexities of environmental regulations and offer proactive, responsible solutions. Andy’s 30-plus years of experience include state, federal, and local permitting; agency negotiations; environmental impact assessments; ecological assessments; threatened and endangered species surveys and permitting, natural resource management, wetland mitigation, and restoration, and managing client relationships.
David “Dave” S. Dagostino is Vice President at CHW Professional Consultants, leading the Fort Myers Office and southwest Florida Surveying + Mapping operations. Dave is a licensed professional surveyor and mapper who has more than 30 years of experience in the A/E/C industry. As a key member of the team Dave will manage client relationships and provide expert guidance on all phases of the survey process. Dave’s expertise includes land development, subdivision design, wetland delineation mapping, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, ALTA surveys and special purpose surveys.
Monique Heathcock, PE, LEED AP serves as Vice President at CHW Professional Consultants leading the Transportation Engineering department with almost 30 years of experience transportation and design, and project permitting. Monique’s transportation expertise is diverse with expertise in roadway resurfacing and rehabilitation, Complete Streets, bike and pedestrian facilities, intersection design, temporary traffic control, and a proven track record in project management and resource deployment. She will be an integral part of CHW’s executive team overseeing the expansion of the transportation team, operations, and client relations.
Randall Olney serves as the Director of Engineering for the Land Development group at CHW Professional Consultants. He brings over 19 years’ experience in many realms of civil engineering, including stormwater analysis, design, and modeling, as well as site design, utility design, and site permitting. Most recently, Randall served as Public Works Director for Citrus County providing management and administration for six divisions within the County. His responsibilities included oversight of all aspects of developing and tracking the annual budget; reviewing and approving all personnel action request for the Department; providing guidance to the division directors within the department; and coordinating strategic plans and goals with the other County Departments, County Administrator, County Attorney, and Elected Officials. Randall is well versed in working with Environmental and Regulatory Permitting agencies such as the Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), Florida’s Water Management Districts, and the Army Corps of Engineers.
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.
A. Kevin Smith, PSM, CH, Director of Surveying + Mapping is a licensed professional surveyor and mapper (PSM) and certified hydrographer with over 11 years of experience. He is one of seventeen professional land surveyors to obtain the Hydrographer Certification in the State of Florida. Kevin has experience managing both large-scale and small-scale civil and utility construction projects, subsurface utility engineering, and hydrographic survey operations working both in the Public and Private sectors.
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.
Laurie Hall is the Senior Director of Landscape Architecture at CHW Professional Consultants. Laurie is a Registered Landscape Architect and Licensed Aborist 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.
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 Senior 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.
Becki Sabis serves as CHW’s Director of Human Resources + Administration for our Gainesville, Jacksonville, Ocala, and Fort Myers offices. She is a leader in the field with over twenty years of experience helping Team CHW navigate the complex human resources and insurance spaces. Becki oversees all aspects of human resources, accounting and bookkeeping, all administrative and non-technical staff, and general office operations, always demonstrating CHW’s Core Values. Becki treats all CHW team members as customers, treating them as she would want to be treated, and offering a truly white glove service.
Marketing and Business Development
Missy Boyer is Marketing Communications Director and in-house graphic designer for CHW Professional Consultants. Missy has over 25 years of experience in the realm of visual communications and graphic design, and over 20 years as a marketing professional. Missy is responsible for the strategic implementation of CHW’s branding and identity; procurement (RFQ/RFP) production process, external corporate communications, internal corporate communications, and cultural messaging; managing the marketing and communications staff; and close collaboration, at strategic and tactical levels, with other departments at CHW.
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 Q2 2021 Core Value Award Winner and featured employee is Shannon Braddy, a valued member of the Marketing and Branding team serving as CHW’s Marketing Pursuit Manager. Since joining the firm in 2016, she has dedicated herself to ensuring our public procurement content is put together professionally, accurately, and the finished product is beautiful and smart. She is a prime example of all the core values that we hold dear at CHW and is a loyal employee who gives her absolute best every day. When she interacts with someone, whether they are a co-worker, client, or vendor, it is always with a smile on her face and with kindness and enthusiasm in her voice. We are so thankful to have her on our team and is a well-deserved recipient of the CHW Core Values Award!
Jaysen Williams, Talent Recruitment Manager supporting CHW’s Human Resources Department, has extensive experience in talent acquisition, community engagement, and implementing employer-focused initiatives. Jaysen works closely with CHW’s Directors and Leadership Team to pursue initiatives in an ever-changing environment and provide insight, strategy, and the most successful methods of deployment to best achieve hiring goals.
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.
View Our Subsurface Utility Location Team
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.
View Our Civil Engineering Team
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.
View Our Transportation Engineering Team
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.
View Our Ecological Servies Team
CHW’s Ecological Services team provides sound environmental guidance and balanced solutions for all your development and mitigation needs.
View Our Landscape Architecture Team
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.