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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

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