Principal Bob Stevens has been working in engineering, construction, and project management for over 20 years. His work has included all aspects of civil and structural engineering as well as landscape design and urban planning. Bob is particularly adept at assessing historic structures and renovating them in a manner that improves structural integrity while remaining sympathetic to their historic status. This interest blends well with his passion for traditional neighborhood design and traditional architectural design. A LEED-accredited professional, Bob enjoys the challenge of bringing new life and better environmental performance to historic structures.
Brud Sanderson, a principal at Stevens & Associates, has a strong knowledge of structural design, environmental and civil engineering, and construction administration. Brud’s experience includes site planning, roadway design, sewer and water system design, and drainage and grading design. His recent projects have included everything from site design of multifamily, affordable housing developments and a high-tech industrial business campus to construction review for a mountain resort. Brud also performs structural assessments of historic buildings, and has been involved in the renovation of several buildings damaged by fire.
Cory Frehsee has civil engineering experience that includes site planning as well as the design of drainage systems, municipal water and sewer systems, subdivisions, and roadways. He has particular expertise in grading, drainage, and erosion control measures. As a project manager and principal at Stevens & Associates, his responsibilities include preparing contract documents for bid, construction administration, and procuring various state and local permits for many large projects.
As a landscape architect and project manager, Adam Hubbard has been involved in land development efforts ranging from site design for single buildings to master plans for campuses and communities, and have included feasibility studies, environmental permitting, and landscape design. Common themes in Adam’s work include sustainable design goals, smart growth principles, and a holistic approach to community development. Prior to joining Stevens & Associates, Adam was a vice president of a landscape design and contracting company in the Brattleboro area. While there, he was responsible for all aspects of business management, including financial growth, human resources, and project execution.
Tom Jandernoa brings a passion for regenerative and ecological design, food security, and sustainable development to his work at Stevens & Associates. Trained at the nearby Conway School of Landscape Design, he has experience designing and maintaining edible landscapes as well as planning residential and institutional landscapes of various scales. In his current role, participates in landscape design, rendering, and plan development. Tom also uses his background in graphic design to support the staff with graphics development of all sorts, from marketing materials to public project presentations.
Denny Frehsee has a 40-year background in the field of building design and construction. His experience working on multifamily residential projects includes affordable housing, senior housing, and historic preservation. His career has emphasized the building science aspects of construction, project cost estimating, and project feasibility analysis. As a founding partner of the architecture and building firm Williams & Frehsee, Inc., Denny oversaw the design, project management, construction management, and served as partner-in-charge for 27 housing projects, which included 600 affordable housing units in approximately 75 different buildings. These projects included the renovation of historic residential buildings, restoration of fire damaged downtown buildings, as well as the new construction of multi-family apartment buildings.
Frank Balla is an architectural designer and project manager with nearly 30 years of experience designing and
constructingbuildings. His work has included single- and multi-family residential projects, affordable housing,
and hospitality and institutional projects. Frank excels at project management, orchestrating a design team to
seamlessly provide responses to a client’s needs. He works closely with clients to think through their goals for a
project, and consistently checks in with them during design to ensure the project is meeting their needs. He is
currently pursuing his architecture license.
Steve Jarosak brings fifteen years of experience in the architecture and construction field to his work at Stevens &
Associates. His work includes architectural drafting and design as well as CAD and IT management. Before coming
to Stevens & Associates, Steve worked at Williams & Frehsee in Brattleboro and DVA Architects in Maryland.
Marketing director Allyson Wendt comes to Stevens & Associates from a varied work background that includes journalism, teaching, and even circus experience. Previously the managing editor of Environmental Building News, Allyson is a champion for sustainability in building and community design as well as office operations. In her current role, she is responsible for the firm’s marketing materials, including the website, project sheets, proposals, and brochures. She also assists in the administration of the firm, and coordinates continuing education events.