The Jorgensen Team

Jorgensen employs an average of 40 employees year-round and maintains two offices which are located in Jackson, Wyoming, and Pinedale, Wyoming. The firm is organized into technical operations, financial, and administrative functions. Every position is vital to the success of this firm to ensure that our clients’ needs are served well and consistently.

Our firm and our staff are committed to integrity, teamwork, and dedicated to high standards of excellence and quality. We are proud of the reputation we have earned for our professional performance and for the caliber of our employees.

Reed Armijo, P.E.

Reed Armijo, P.E.

Chief Executive Officer ∙ Principal Engineer
Email: rarmijo@jorgeng.com

As the firm’s CEO, Mr. Armijo provides strategic leadership to the firm. He has over 28 years of experience in site civil engineering and transportation engineering projects. As a Principal Engineer, he provides direction and expertise to the development of large projects and the firm’s marketing efforts. He has been involved with a variety of public and private infrastructure projects that have involved community planning, streets, pathways/sidewalks, parks, site design, water supply, sewer conveyance, and storm water management.

He has a comprehensive knowledge of project scope and delivery, from preliminary studies, planning and entitlements, to final construction. Mr. Armijo has extensive experience in shepherding projects through the public processes targeted at building consensus. He is experienced in working with multi-disciplinary teams in collaborative and successful projects.

Mr. Armijo is heavily involved in the community and has served in several leadership positions, including:

Leadership Wyoming, Class of 2015
Leadership Jackson Hole 2000
Southern Teton Area Rapid Transit, Board of Directors, past Chairman
American Council of Engineering Companies of Wyoming Board of Directors, past President
Jackson Hole Youth Basketball, Founder and President

Jeff Bates, P.E.

Jeff Bates, P.E.

Chief Operations Officer ∙ Principal Engineer
Email: jbates@jorgeng.com

Mr. Bates began his Civil Engineering career at Jorgensen Associates in 1989 and became a managing partner and Principal Engineer in 2002. He has more than 27 years of experience in the field of civil engineering and specializes in construction management and administration.

Mr. Bates has comprehensive knowledge of project scope and delivery, from preliminary studies, planning and entitlements, to design specification writing and construction administration and management. As the Director of Operations, Mr. Bates oversees construction administration and structural engineering, and is responsible for project budgeting, contract preparation, bidding, and administration and construction observation services performed by the firm. He has extensive experience in the design, contracting and construction of projects, and water and sewer systems.

Terri Owen

Terri Owen

Chief Financial Officer
Email: tzullo@jorgeng.com

Ms. Zullo serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the firm. In this role, Ms. Zullo directs and oversees all financial activities of the firm including preparation of current financial reports as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook.

Ms. Zullo is a Financial Accountant with over 20 years of experience in the civil engineering, construction, and land development industry. She has experience with evaluating projects through very complex and politically sensitive projects. Ms. Zullo has prepared budgeting and accounting statements for water operations and acquired project financing.

Thomas Kirsten, P.E.

Thomas Kirsten, P.E.

Director of Engineering ∙ Project Manager
Email: tkirsten@jorgeng.com

Mr. Kirsten is a Project Manager with over 20 years of engineering experience with Jorgensen Associates in the Jackson Hole area. He has a comprehensive knowledge of project scope and delivery, from preliminary studies, planning and entitlements, to design specification writing and construction. Mr. Kirsten has been involved in numerous comprehensive large developments including road, water and wastewater infrastructure including the design of pump stations and lift stations, and has been involved in their construction and operation.

Ray Womack, P.E., P.G.

Ray Womack, P.E., P.G.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer ∙ Geologist
Email: rwomack@jorgeng.com

Mr. Womack has more than 30 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and engineering geology, providing site investigations, design, and construction supervision for projects in 17 states and 11 countries outside the US. Project experience includes earth fill and tailings dams; landfills; copper and gold mining projects; coal mines; railroads; commercial, municipal, and residential construction; and hazardous waste and ground water pollution. Mr. Womack has particular expertise in investigation and mitigation of landslides and other slope stability problems, including seismic and liquefaction studies. He has presented short courses and technical papers, as well as provided expert consulting and witness services in litigations involving foundations, slope failures, and river changes. His work in river mechanics has been presented in several textbooks He has worked extensively in southern Africa, and has been involved in mining projects in the Republic of Georgia and Kazakhstan. He has also worked on disaster relief and construction projects in Guatemala, Haiti, Costa Rica, Kenya, and Uganda.

Brian Barney, P.E.

Brian Barney, P.E.

Construction Engineering Manager ∙ Project Manager
Email: bbarney@jorgeng.com

Mr. Barney is a Project Manager and Project Engineer with 25 years of experience in the design and construction administration of private and public works projects. He has broad based responsibilities in structural and civil engineering with experience in front-end design, engineering, procurement, and construction. Mr. Barney has comprehensive knowledge of structural design standards and codes. His specialty is in the design and contract administration of residential and commercial structures, bridges and retaining walls.

Aaron Japel, P.E.

Aaron Japel, P.E.

Project Manager
Email: ajapel@jorgeng.com

Mr. Japel is a project design engineer responsible for the design, planning, and scheduling of civil engineering projects. Mr. Japel has over 14 years of experience with Jorgenen Associates providing detailed design work on a variety of projects. He has specific experience in infrastructure design including roadway and pathway design, site grading and drainage, water supply and distribution, sanitary sewer systems, wastewater collection and treatment, and storm water management for new and expanding projects. Mr. Japel excels at collaborative design processes; he listens and welcomes input from clients and design team members.

Brian Gray, P.E.

Brian Gray, P.E.

Pinedale Branch Manager ∙ Project Manager
Email: bgray@jorgeng.com

Mr. Gray is a Project Engineer and Manager responsible for the design, planning, and scheduling of civil engineering projects. Mr. Gray has over 17 years of experience involving planning, programming and design of highway construction projects; engineering design, construction administration, and material testing; land development, infrastructure and buildings, and supervision of survey crews. He has specific experience in infrastructure design including roadway and pathway design. Mr. Gray excels at collaborative design processes, communications with clients and design team members.
Specific experience includes:
• Project Coordination and Management
• Regulatory Agency Coordination
• Water Distribution Systems
• Pumping Systems
• Water and Sewer Capacity Studies
• Soils and Geotechnical Studies
• Design and Construction Engineering
• Materials Testing of Soils and Aggregates, Asphalt and Concrete including QC/QA Testing and Evaluation
• Preliminary Construction Staking, Planning, Calculation, and Technique
• Roadway Design and Construction
• Utility Design and Construction
• Building and Site Design and Grading
• Preliminary Surveying
• Project Permitting Process at State and Local Levels
• Construction Administration

Jason Mann, P.E.

Jason Mann, P.E.

Structural Engineering Project Manager
Email: jmann@jorgeng.com

Mr. Mann is a project engineer responsible for the structural design and construction administration of residential and commercial buildings and private and public bridge projects. Technical design work includes concept development, evaluation, and modification. Mr. Mann specializes in code driven design calculations and structural, stress, safety, and failure analysis.

Eugene Ninnie, P.E., AIA, LEED AP

Project Engineer
Email: gninnie@jorgeng.com
Galen Parke, P.E.

Galen Parke, P.E.

Project Engineer
Email: gparke@jorgeng.com

Mr. Parke is a project construction engineer responsible for the construction administration of civil engineering projects. Mr. Parke has seven years of construction administration experience with Jorgensen Associates and has performed civil design and construction administration for major phases of large land/site development and public works projects. He has specific experience with the civil design, permitting, construction, operation, and contract administration for infrastructure including site grading, water distribution, wastewater collection and pumping for new and existing projects. He is attentive to detail, focused on quality assurance, and has an excellent rapport with contractors.

Kolter Booth, P.E.

Kolter Booth, P.E.

Project Engineer
Email: kbooth@jorgeng.com

Mr. Booth is currently a design engineer. He works on site designs and infrastructure rehabilitation projects. He has experience as a field engineer overseeing construction, making field changes, and coordinating resources. Mr. Booth has experience with coordinating surveying and testing needs, as well as managing the schedule and budget. He was also responsible for QA/QC of ongoing construction and quantity verifications.

Josh Fuller, P.E.

Josh Fuller, P.E.

Geotechnical Project Engineer
Email: jfuller@jorgeng.com

Mr. Fuller is a Project Engineer responsible for the design, planning and scheduling of civil and geotechnical engineering projects. Mr. Fuller has engineering experience with all types and aspects of civil engineering projects; from water/ wastewater treatment plants to river mobility studies, traffic master plan studies to conveyance pipe design. He has performed civil design and construction administration for major phases of large land/site development and numerous public works projects. He has specific experience with the site civil design, construction, process mechanical design, water/wastewater distribution, wastewater collection and pumping for new and existing projects. He is detail oriented, focused on client service, and prides himself on working with all stakeholders, as a team, to produce an excellent product.

Abram Pearce, P.E.

Abram Pearce, P.E.

Project Engineer
Email: apearce@jorgeng.com

Mr. Pearce is serving as a field engineer and construction inspector. His responsibilities include inspecting each installing, documenting quantities, initiating field changes, and tracking the overall progress of projects. Mr. Pearce has experience in communication with town citizens to gain access to their water service and inspect their existing water line entering their house. In addition, Mr. Pearce has served as a construction inspector in which he acted as a liaison between project engineers and contractors. Mr. Pearce has also performed materials testing services.

Colter Lane, P.E.

Colter Lane, P.E.

Geotechnical Project Engineer
Email: clane@jorgeng.com

Mr. Lane has extensive experience in numerous aspects of geotechnical site investigation and design. He has worked on dozens of projects from initial site characterization to project completion, including rock anchors, soil nail walls, pavement design, and deep foundation elements (e.g., helical piers and micropiles). Mr. Lane has performed site specific slope stability analyses for earthen embankments and active slope movements and is very familiar with installation, measurement, and interpretation of geotechnical instrumentation, including slope inclinometers and electronic piezometers. In February 2015, he traveled to Nicaragua with a project team from Engineering Ministries International to design a youth camp’s pedestrian bridge. His research experience includes studying the operational performance of geosynthetics used as subgrade stabilization.

Allysa Booth, P.E.

Allysa Booth, P.E.

Project Engineer
Email: abooth@jorgeng.com

Mrs. Booth graduated Cum Laude from the University of Wyoming. Mrs. Booth has over 4 years of experience in civil engineering. She has worked as a design engineer on a variety of projects. She has experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D with the purpose of designing construction documents. She has prepared permit reports and has overseen construction operations including the generation of daily project reports and quantity tracking for monthly pay applications. Mrs. Booth has extensive experience in materials testing including field density tests, field concrete tests and associated laboratory tests.

Joe Lovett, P.E.

Design Engineer
Email: jlovett@jorgeng.com

Mr. Lovett has experience in process support, civil and structural engineering. Civil experience includes the design and construction administration/observation of civil engineering infrastructure projects including, sewer, water, and storm water master planning, earthwork and grading and road design. Structural experience includes the design and drafting of gravity and lateral load resisting systems on residential and commercial facilities and the conceptual design of nuclear fuel storage structures. Process support experience consists of providing procedures to work crews for the dry processing and storage of spend naval nuclear fuel.

Francesca Paolucci-Rice

Francesca Paolucci-Rice

Senior Project Manager
Email: fpr@jorgeng.com

Ms. Paolucci-Rice has been working for Jorgensen Associates for over 25 years and specializes in Land Use and Water Rights Projects. She acts as a liaison between clients and town, county and state agencies. She is involved in the preparation of requisite maps, which include maps of survey, building envelope and conservation easement maps, subdivision plats, and maps to accompany water rights applications and petitions. Ms. Paolucci-Rice is also responsible for the preparation of legal descriptions, affidavits, applications and petitions. Her position includes the review of legal documentation prepared by clients’ attorneys, including covenants for subdivisions, deeds, and other conveyance instruments.

Matt Gotham, P.L.S.

Senior Survey Project Manager
Email: mgotham@jorgeng.com
Ken Magrath, P.L.S.

Ken Magrath, P.L.S.

Senior Project Surveyor
Email: kmagrath@jorgeng.com

Mr. Magrath has been a Wyoming Land Surveyor for over 30 years, acquiring extensive field and office experience serving both the public and private sector. As the Senior Project Surveyor for the Jackson office, Ken provides technical guidance and oversight on Wyoming surveying projects. His experience includes construction, boundary, topographic, and water rights surveys. He has performed surveys of roads, pipelines, oil and gas wells, power lines, cell towers, sewage lagoons, and subdivisions. Mr. Magrath’s computer experience includes Autocad, Eagle-Point, Softdesk, Microstation CAD, MapInfo-GIS, and COGO.

Ryan Wells, L.S., E.I.

Staff Surveyor
Email: rwells@jorgeng.com

Jake Bates, L.S.I.T.

Staff Surveyor
Email: jabates@jorgeng.com

Jon Patterson, P.L.S.

Project Surveyor
Email: jpatterson@jorgeng.com

Jeff Cerdan

Survey Field Techr
Email: jcerdan@jorgeng.com

Brendan Schulte, LEED AP BD+C, ND

Senior Land Use Project Manager
Email: bschulte@jorgeng.com

Mila Dunbar-Irwin

Assistant Planner
Email: mdi@jorgeng.com

Ron Levy

Land Use Project Assistant
Email: rlevy@jorgeng.com

Shawn O’Malley, E.I.

Senior Project Manager
Email: somalley@jorgeng.com
Robyn Lunsford, E.I.

Robyn Lunsford, E.I.

Land Use Planning ∙ Mapping Technician
Email: rlunsford@jorgeng.com

Ms. Lunsford has been working for Jorgensen Associates for over 10 years and specializes in Land Use, Surveying and Water Rights Projects. She is involved in the preparation of requisite maps, which include maps of survey, subdivision plats, and maps to accompany water rights applications and petitions. Ms. Lunsford is also involved in the preparation of legal descriptions, affidavits, and applications and petitions.

Phillip Yantzi, E.I.

Staff Engineer
Email: pyantzi@jorgeng.com

Harrison Carter, E.I.

Staff Engineer
Email: hcarter@jorgeng.com

Antolin Barraza, E.I.

Staff Engineer
Email: abarraza@jorgeng.com

Nick Berling, E.I.

Staff Engineer
Email: nberling@jorgeng.com

Trevor Johnson, E.I.

Staff Engineer
Email: tjohnson@jorgeng.com

Spencer Fackrell

Design Engineer I
Email: sfackrell@jorgeng.com

Brian Simon, E.I.

Staff Engineer
Email: bsimon@jorgeng.com

Madison Liming, E.I.

Staff Engineer
Email: mliming@jorgeng.com

Jack Fitzgerald, E.I.

Geotechnical Design Engineer I
Email: jfitzgerald@jorgeng.com

Dave Carney, E.I.

Engineering Technician
Email: dcarney@jorgeng.com
Karen Schmitter

Karen Schmitter

Engineering Technician
Email: kschmitter@jorgeng.com

Ms. Schmitter has experience working in both the public and private sectors. She started her surveying career with the BLM in Idaho, where she worked as a survey technician for the Engineering Department. As a Survey Party Chief with Jorgensen Associates, Ms. Schmitter has specialized in construction surveying. She also has experience in boundary surveys, mineral/water rights surveys, ALTA/ACSM surveys, and topographic surveys. Most recently Ms. Schmitter has been responsible for Materials Testing and involved in Construction Observation.

Steve Harrington

Steve Harrington

Engineering Technician ∙ Asbestos Inspector
Email: sharrington@jorgeng.com

Mr. Harrington provides consulting services to public entities and private industry in the area of asbestos inspection and abatement, environmental site assessment, construction inspection and observation, and land surveying. He has inspected more than three million square feet of building floor space for the presence of asbestos, prepared plans and specifications for asbestos removal, and supervised removal work totaling over two million dollars. He has been involved with managing and inspecting several large construction projects that include the installation of water and sewer infrastructure, earthwork, grading and finish paving.

Scott Wyckoff

Engineering Technician
Email: swyckoff@jorgeng.com

Karen Snow

Senior CAD Technician
Email: ksnow@jorgeng.com

Darren Davison

Senior CAD Technician
Email: ddavison@jorgeng.com

Isaac Johnson, III

Construction Engineering Technician
Email: ijohnson@jorgeng.com

Ms. Schmitter has experience working in both the public and private sectors. She started her surveying career with the BLM in Idaho, where she worked as a survey technician for the Engineering Department. As a Survey Party Chief with Jorgensen Associates, Ms. Schmitter has specialized in construction surveying. She also has experience in boundary surveys, mineral/water rights surveys, ALTA/ACSM surveys, and topographic surveys. Most recently Ms. Schmitter has been responsible for Materials Testing and involved in Construction Observation.

Marlene Wilson

Marlene Wilson

Administrative Professional
Email: mwilson@jorgeng.com

Dani Wilkerson

Human Resources & Administrative Assistant
Email: dwilkerson@jorgeng.com

Mrs. Wilkerson serves as the Human Resources & Administrative Assistant for the firm, reporting to the CFO and the Pinedale Branch Manager. Mrs. Wilkerson brings over 10 years of experience in administrative and public sector areas to her role.

Leah Radakovich

Marketing Director
Email: leahr@jorgeng.com

Ashlee Keene

Pinedale Office Administrator ∙ Marketing Coordinator
Email: akeene@jorgeng.com

Kelly Taylor

Construction & Survey Administrative Assistant
Email: ktaylor@jorgeng.com

Renee Harrington

Administrative Assistant
Email: rharrington@jorgeng.com
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