• Our People

     

    Civil Engineering

     

    Bob Stevens, P.E., LEED AP, President

    Principal and civil and structural engineer 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, P.E. , Vice President

    Brud Sanderson, a principal at Stevens & Associates and civil and structural engineer, 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, P.E., LEED AP

    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.

     

     

    Structural Engineering

    Bob Speck, P.E.

    Bob Speck brings more than thirty years of experience in the structural engineering and design industry to his work at Stevens & Associates. He is passionate about sustainable design, and has extensive experience in designing energy-efficient timberframe structures. His work has included new construction and renovation of historic structures of all types, including restaurants, office buildings, educational facilities, and residences. In addition to his work in the construction industry, Bob has worked for many years in the snow sports industry as a ski and snowboard instructor, most recently as an adaptive sports coach, staff trainer, and program manager.

    Architecture

     

    Alan Lindsay Berry, AIA

    Alan Berry’s career has emphasized a comprehensive approach to architectural design with a sensitive concern for a project’s historical, cultural, and environmental context. His projects have focused on historic preservation, adaptive reuse, and sustainable design, and have included a variety of building types from residential to liturgical spaces, the redevelopment of mill buildings, and design for institutional facilities.  Alan strives to build upon the knowledge of our predecessors, merging a vernacular aesthetic with modern technology, as we face the economic and environmental challenges of our times.

    Denny Frehsee

    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

    Frank Balla is a designer and project manager with nearly 30 years of experience designing
    and constructing buildings. 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

    Steve Jarosak brings fifteen years of experience in the architecture and construction field to his work at Stevens & Associates. His work includes 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.

     

     

    Timberly Hund, Assoc. AIA

    After earning her degree from the Savannah College of Art & Design, Timberly freelanced as a designer, working in inns, homes, offices, and commercial interiors. Currently pursuing her architecture license, her work at Stevens & Associates includes architectural design and drafting as well as product research. Her current projects include the Brooks House and Main Street Arts.

     

     

    Landscape Architecture

     

    Adam Hubbard, RLA,  ASLA

    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 site design. Common themes in Adam’s work include sustainable design goals, smart growth principles, and a holistic approach to community development.

     

    John Saydek, RLA

    John Saydek has spent over three decades working with planning, design, and engineering firms in Colorado, Massachusetts, and Vermont. John has over 35 years of experience as a Landscape Architect, Site Planner, and Project Manager. He takes a very creative approach to design and has a very practical attitude toward project management and construction.

     

     

    Paula Green, RLA, ASLA

    A registered landscape architect, Paula’s 25-year career has crossed the boundary between
    that discipline and civil engineering design. Her work has included low-impact development, historic landscape restoration and design, streetscapes, stormwater treatment, and other disciplines across a variety of project types. Paula’s work focuses on creating outstanding public spaces that support and enhance the built environment, particularly in historic settings.

     

     

    Thomas Jandernoa

    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.

     

    Administration

    Allyson Wendt

    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.

     

    Conni Hollis

    Conni is the finance and office manager at Stevens & Associates. She has worked as an accountant and bookkeeper in Brattleboro for twenty years.

     

    Pam Matweecha

    Pam came to Stevens & Associates with a wide range of community experience in banking and real estate. Her skills, energy and enthusiasm are a welcome addition to the team and valuable in helping manage the office. She has lived in Brattleboro for 15 years and Vermont for the past 28.