MICHAEL YOUNG, PEPresident
DARIN MOORE, PESite Development
JEFFREY MINCH, PE, CFMWater Resources
NICHOLAS BROWN, PEMunicipal
RON BARBALA, PLS, CFedsLand Survey
GABRIEL RIOS, RLSLand Survey
DANIEL MATTHEWS, PELand Development
FRANK KOO, PELand Development
ETHAN BOYLE, PELand Development
ROBERT GOFONIA, PEConstruction Management
DEREK NICHOLS, PESite Development
GORDY RITCHIE, PESite Development
BROOKE TAFF, CPBDBusiness Development
JULIE DAVISOffice Management
KRISTINE LOPEZ, PHR, SHRM-CPHuman Resources
Better by design.
WOODPATEL began with an unflinching commitment to quality and the Engineering Code of Ethics. Our team represents the best in Arizona engineering, working in tandem to make each project the best it can possibly be. We combine the power of the human mind with technology to efficiently solve challenges and create value for our clients.
Locally owned, we have served Arizona for decades with pride and dedication. We are honored to have been ranked as the #1 civil engineering firm by Ranking AZ for 20 consecutive years running. The Zweig Group named us a Hot Firm, making us one of the fastest-growing AEC firms in the United States and Canada. These firms have outperformed the economy and competitors to become leaders in their chosen fields.
An elite leadership team.
Resiliency and Sustainability
We believe in resiliency, sustainability and environmental stewardship. This applies internally to our company as a whole as well as the communities in which we live, work, and play. We know that our daily practices have monumental power for good or ill, and we are determined to be a positive influence in the world.
The key to sustainability is finding thoughtful solutions to design. This means not only considering the long-term needs of a community, but also balancing that with the ecological demands of the environment and cost-saving applications that bring a net benefit back to the community. With every project we take on, we develop client-specific solutions with sustainability in mind.
Resiliency and Sustainability
We employ and empower LEED® Sustainability accredited personnel.
We are committed to LEED projects and specifying environmentally friendly materials and special re-use of materials in specifications and details.
Our thoughtful design protects sensitive environments by performing low impact design and light touch techniques where appropriate to blend projects with the natural terrain.
Connecting With Community
Our involvement in the community includes initiatives such as donating to charities that plant trees and assistance with reforestation.
Involvement with community projects provide an improved life for the less fortunate. This includes charitable practices, such as matching every employee donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank, dollar-for-dollar.
Internal Green Initiatives
- Smart thermostats programmed to preserve energy
- Intelligent technology applications that reduce the need for printing
- Teleconferencing and strategic office placement reduce carbon footprint
- Promotion of the County ride-share program
- Recycle program for all paper products and aluminum cans
- Donations to Arizona charities and foundations that support our environment