About Our Team Meet The Team Behind GRAEF

GRAEF is more than just a business. We are a committed employer and community member. This wouldn’t be possible without the hard work, commitment and expertise of our professionals, who are absolutely vital to the firm’s success.

Executive Team

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Brent Otto

Chief Financial Officer

Brent Pitcher

Infrastructure Group Leader

Burt Naumann

Regional Office Leader

George Podrebarac

Office Leader – Chicago Loop

Jenny Christel

Director of Human Resources

John Kissinger

President & CEO

Jon Schwichtenberg

Office Leader – Minneapolis

Ken Grebe

Chief Operating Officer

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Loei Badreddine

Office Leader – Madison

Lori Rosenthal

Facilities Group Leader

Mary Beth Pettit

Transportation Group Leader

Nelson Ortiz

Office Leader – Miami

Pat Kressin

Vice President of Business Development

Pat Skalecki

Office Leader – Green Bay

Pete Johnston

Office Leader – Chicago O’Hare

Rich Bub

Board Chair

Scott Hinrichs

Office Leader – Orlando

Tony Balistreri

Director of Technology

Leadership Team

Andre Ost

Practice Area Leader – Transportation Design

Beau Sanders

Market Team Leader – Mixed Use

Brian Schneider

Practice Area Leader – Environmental

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Curt Hoffmann

Practice Area Leader – Industrial

Dan Herzberg

Practice Area Leader – Transportation

Dan Kilbert

Market Team Leader – Healthcare

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David Koslo

Practice Area Leader – Survey

Dewey Hemba

Senior Structural Engineer

Ed Freer

Market Area Leader – Landscape Architecture

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Erv Stern

Practice Area Leader – Electrical

Fred Groth

Market Area Leader – Hospitality / DFD

Jason Gerke

MEP Leader

Jeff Rosner

Practice Area Leader – Facilities

Jim Hansen

Practice Area Leader – Site Development

Jim Hayes

Market Area Leader – Healthcare

Jim Lisak

Water Group Practice Area Leader

Joe Pepitone

Practice Area Leader – Landscape Architecture

Joe Schuller

Senior Architect

John Zerfas

Practice Area Leader – Bridges

Jose Lizasoain

Practice Area Leader – Mechanical

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Justyce Dixon

Corporate Marketing and Communications Leader

Kevin Wood

Senior Bridge Engineer

Kristan Sanchez

Market Area Leader – Planning

Larry Witzling

Senior Planner

Mike Paulos

Municipal Market Area Leader

Mike Vogel

Market Area Leader – Cultural, Sports & Recreation, Education

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Paul Eiring

Practice Area Leader – Civil

Richard Bochnovich

Practice Area Leader – Infrastructure

Roger Humphrey

Practice Area Leader – Site Development

Ryan Van Camp

Practice Area Leader – Infrastructure

Shawna Kratsch

Practice Area Leader – Structural

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Stephanie Hacker

Practice Area Leader – Planning + Urban Design

Steve Fisco

Senior Civil Engineer

Steve Rech

Practice Area Leader – Structural

Tom Harrison

Senior Structural Engineer

Tom Stevens

Practice Area Leader – Infrastructure

Uriah Wolfe

Market Area Leader – Industrial