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Leadership

Craig Jenneskens, PE

President/Chairman of the Board

As President and Chairman of the Board, Craig provides steady leadership and guidance to the firm’s 60+ employees. Craig is responsible for the management and general operations of the firm including finances, staffing, organizational structure, and strategic planning. Craig serves on the Board of Directors for the American Council of Engineering Companies of Montana, the Carroll College Engineering Advisory Board and the Helena Area Chamber of Commerce.

Craig’s long-term vision for RPA is one that continues to attract and retain outstanding employees, maintains exceptional service to our clients, and passionately supports the communities in which we live and work.

Scott Randall, PE, PTOE

Vice President of Human Resources

Scott Randall serves as the Vice President of Human Resources. In this position, Scott is responsible for developing and executing human resource and marketing strategies in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of RPA. This includes developing and implementing companywide policies and procedures, contributing to firm-wide marketing, staffing, training and development, and performance management. Scott is also the manager of the Transportation Planning and Operations Group where he oversees transportation-related projects across the northwest.

Ryan Mitchell, PE, PLS

Vice President of Business Management

As Vice President of Business Management, Ryan’s responsibilities include company-wide financial planning and projections, strategic planning, business development, and marketing strategies. He also works closely with our President and Corporate Controller in establishing and tracking annual budgets and reviewing corporate insurance policies and standard forms of agreement.

Since 2005, Ryan has served as the Kalispell Branch Operations Manager and is skilled in many civil engineering disciplines with extensive experience in project management, design, construction management, and coordinating client and project requirements.

Robert J. Peccia, PE

Founder

As the retired founder of RPA, which is now a 100 percent employee-owned firm, Mr. Peccia continues to make available his valued experience to the officers and Directors. He has an extraordinarily successful background as a businessman and a respected history of work in civil engineering, business finance, and management. Robert is an organizer and director of the Valley Bank of Helena, and was instrumental in the merger of the bank with Glacier Bank Corporation, a NASDAQ listed bank corporation. He has been on the Executive Management Committee, the Loan Committee, and the Strategic Planning Committee since the bank’s inception. He is or has been on the board of several other companies including Bison Engineering, CIPP Corp, PEC, Inc., Padbury Ranch Properties, LLC, and Carroll College Board of Trustees.

2022 RPA Board of Directors and Corporate Officers

Our Team

April Gerth, PE
April Gerth, PE
Group Manager
Streets & Highways
Austin Pauly, EI
Austin Pauly, EI
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Site Development
Austin Wargo, PE, LSI
Austin Wargo, PE, LSI
Project Manager
Water/Wastewater
Brad Koenig, PE
Brad Koenig, PE
Group Manager
Water/Wastewater
Bradley Thompson, PE
Bradley Thompson, PE
Assistant Group Manager
Streets & Highways
Brandon Theis, PE
Brandon Theis, PE
Group Manager
Site Development
Chris Fisher
Chris Fisher
Senior Construction Technician
Chris Hardan, PE
Chris Hardan, PE
Project Manager
Streets & Highways
Chris Hayes, PE
Chris Hayes, PE
Water/Wastewater Assistant Group Manager
Water/Wastewater
Clay Treece, LSI
Clay Treece, LSI
Survey Technician I
Survey/SUE
Cody Voermans, PE
Cody Voermans, PE
Senior Design Team Leader
Streets & Highways
Derek Flinders
Derek Flinders
CADD Operator / Engineering Technician
Donna Breitbart
Donna Breitbart
Marketing & Communication Manager
Elizabeth Barton, EI
Elizabeth Barton, EI
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Streets & Highways
Elizabeth Swanson
Elizabeth Swanson
CADD Operator / Engineering Technician
Erik Ulmer, PLS, EI
Erik Ulmer, PLS, EI
Group Manager
Survey/SUE
Forrest Walker, EI
Forrest Walker, EI
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Airports
Gary Lesofski
Gary Lesofski
CADD Manager
Holly Manning, PE
Holly Manning, PE
Project Manager
Site Development
Hunter Simpkins
Hunter Simpkins
GIS Manager
Ian Wargo, PE, LSI
Ian Wargo, PE, LSI
Project Manager
Airports
Jason Smith, PLS
Jason Smith, PLS
Assistant Group Manager
Survey/SUE
Jeremy Perlinski, PE
Jeremy Perlinski, PE
Project Manager
Water/Wastewater
Jessica Eaton, EI
Jessica Eaton, EI
Project Designer
Water/Wastewater
Justin Millar, EI
Justin Millar, EI
Survey/SUE Technician I
Survey/SUE
Kaela Murphy, PE
Kaela Murphy, PE
Project Engineer
Water/Wastewater
Kari Stefanik
Kari Stefanik
Administrative Assistant III/Marketing Assistant
Kelly Quinn
Kelly Quinn
Information Technology Manager
Kelly Semenza
Kelly Semenza
Administrative Assistant II
Kerry Lynch, PE, RSP1
Kerry Lynch, PE, RSP1
Design Team Leader
Transportation Planning & Operations
Kevin Ark
Kevin Ark
Senior CADD Operator/Designer
Kyle Myhre, EI
Kyle Myhre, EI
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Water/Wastewater
Lance Bowser, PE
Lance Bowser, PE
Group Manager
Airports
Mark Rogers
Mark Rogers
Senior CADD Operator/Designer
Mary Bell
Mary Bell
Project Designer
Airports
Matt Miller, PE
Matt Miller, PE
Group Manager
Structures Group
Matt Patterson
Matt Patterson
Senior Construction Technician
Michelle McHam
Michelle McHam
Administrative Assistant I
Neal Bell, PE
Neal Bell, PE
Senior Design Team Leader
Streets & Highways
Neal Levang, PE
Neal Levang, PE
Design Team Leader
Water/Wastewater
Nicole Biers
Nicole Biers
Computer Support Specialist/Telecommunications Specialist III
Rick Donaldson, PE
Rick Donaldson, PE
Senior Consultant
Airports
Robert Morton, PE, CGWP
Robert Morton, PE, CGWP
Group Manager
Natural Resources
Ryan Seyler, EI
Ryan Seyler, EI
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Water/Wastewater
Sarah Nicolai, PE, PTP
Sarah Nicolai, PE, PTP
Assistant Group Manager
Transportation Planning & Operations
Shane Forsythe, PE
Shane Forsythe, PE
Project Engineer
Site Development
Staci Venner
Staci Venner, PE
Project Manager
Streets & Highways
Stephen Markwardt, PE
Stephen Markwardt, PE
Design Team Leader
Streets & Highways
Taylor Loewen
Taylor Loewen
Bookkeeper/Human Resources Assistant
Thomas Cavanaugh, PE
Thomas Cavanaugh, PE
Assistant Group Manager
Streets & Highways
Tom Stark, PLS, CFedS
Tom Stark, PLS, CFedS
Senior Land Surveyor
Survey/SUE
Toni Ballard
Toni Ballard
Corporate Controller
Tony Woods, EI
Tony Woods, EI
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Site Development
Trevor Larson, EI
Trevor Larson, EI
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Water/Wastewater
Trisha Bodlovic
Trisha Bodlovic
Funding and Environmental Permitting Specialist
Tyler Hessler, PE
Tyler Hessler, PE
Project Engineer
Structures
Tyler Jirges
Tyler Jirges
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Structures
Will Senecal, EI
Will Senecal, EI
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Airports
William Bell, EI
William Bell, EI
Engineering Designer/Construction Technician
Streets & Highways