Our Team

With nearly 100 team members, our roster is filled with diverse talent from across the United States. We share the same values of integrity, dependability, innovation, and determination. These characteristics are what make our team whole.

Interested in joining the HEI team? We are always looking for talented individuals and do accept resumes on a rolling basis. Interested in learning more? Visit our Careers page.

Our Culture

At the core of our success is our team of dedicated experts, united not only by their diverse skills but also by a shared passion for what they do. We believe in more than just individual talent; we believe in fostering strong bonds and collaboration. Our professionals, hailing from various backgrounds in engineering, environmental sciences, geospatial technology, and more, work together seamlessly. Trust and teamwork are the bedrock of our daily interactions. These close work relationships empower us to merge our collective expertise, ensuring we deliver outstanding solutions to our clients. Explore the individuals who drive our mission and discover how our shared dedication and harmonious work culture are instrumental in moving our organization forward.

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Meet Our


Gerald Ford, PS

President & CEO

Jeff Heyboer

Business Administrator

Jennifer Boss

Assistant Business Administrator

Steven Lampen, PS

Vice President & Co-Owner

John Larkin

Network Administrator

Sheri Williams

Administrative Assistant

Rose Bays

HR & Safety Administrator

Payton Peltomaa

Communications Coordinator

Meet Our

Civil Engineering Group

Ryan Ysseldyke, PE

Civil Engineering Group Manager

Peter Bulten, PE

Project Engineer

Jordan Campbell

Staff Engineer

Lori Nesbitt

Office Technician

David Kuipers, PE

Senior Project Manager

Chris Gilbert

Project Engineer

Doug Hughes

Construction Technician

Bruce Zeinstra, RLA

Landscape Architect & Project Manager

Nathan Strang

Project Engineer

Mark Brookhouse

CAD Designer

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Mechanical Engineering Group

Desmond Yan

Mechanical Engineering Group Manager

Matt Lynch, PE, PMP

Project Engineer

Jim Sunday, PE

Senior Project Manager

Joe Rollason

Project Engineer

Gary Smith, PE

Senior Project Manager

David Majeski

Engineering Technician

Meet Our

Electrical Engineering Group

Peter Greifenberg, PE

Electrical Engineering Group Manager

Brandon Nauka

Junior Engineer

Greg Betz, PE

Senior Project Manager

Alexander Penn

Project Engineer

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Environmental Group

Sherry Slocum

Environmental Group Manager

Nicholas Gressick, PWS

Wetland Biologist

Zach Nuttall

Environmental Technician

Larissa Herrera

Senior Biologist

Ellie Monarch


Zach Stein

Environmental Technician

Bryan Chevillet

Senior Biologist & Environmental Inspector

Derek Murray

Environmental Inspector

Meet Our

Local Survey Group

Doug Lansky, PS

Survey Group Manager

Mark Scovill, PS

Professional Surveyor

Jesse Dominguez

Project Surveyor

Richard Donakowski

Project Surveyor

Spencer Ford

Survey Assistant

John Bousfield

Project Surveyor

John Rankin

CAD Designer

Rick Mokma

Survey Assistant and Utility Locator

Meet Our

Energy Surveyors

Eric Osterhaven, PS

Pipeline Survey Group Manager

Nicholas Groot

Project Surveyor

Marty Heiss

Project Surveyor

Noah Butler

Survey Assistant

Jerry Beland, PS

Manager of Construction Services

Dave Furbush

Project Surveyor

Randolph Sage

Project Surveyor

Keith Busscher, PS

Professional Surveyor

Sedrick Nienhuis

Project Surveyor

Paul Olsen

Survey Assistant and Utility Locator

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Geospatial Group

Calvin Ellison, PS

Survey Project Manager

Brandon Dieterman

Project Surveyor

Chris Buys

Project Surveyor

Brooks Kirschenbauer

CAD Technician

Erik Korman

CAD Technician

Meet Our

Drafting, Design and GIS Group

Andy Nesbitt

Drafting, Design & GIS Group Manager

Jeremy Borgman

Senior CAD Designer

James Higgins

CAD Designer

Jeremy Hyames

CAD Designer

Chris Cesarz

Drafting & Design Group Manager

Dustin Hall, GISP

Senior GIS Analyst

Brian Susko

CAD Designer

Daniel Furbush

Senior CAD Designer

Stephanie Kozlowicz

Environmental Specialist & GIS Analyst

Jason Cesarz

CAD Designer