People

With a rich history and strong spirit that has spanned nearly five decades, our team has expanded across both generations and continents. We believe in a culture built upon inspiration, respect, collaboration and possibilities. We are a different type of company. We are intentional about what it is that we want to be, and where we want to go. Our purpose as a company is to improve and protect the human environment and we do so through our core values: integrity, commitment, expertise, passion, innovation, quality and great leadership.

Ralph Joeckel

Founder

Ralph Joeckel - Founder

Ralph Joeckel started his engineering career in 1950 and established the firm of Johnson, Joeckel, Bartley and Associates in 1966. In 1974, the firm name changed...read more

Edward Butera

Chairman of the Board

Edward Butera - Chairman of the Board

With more than 35 years of experience, Edward Butera serves as both principal mechanical engineer and principal-in-charge of an array of complex...read more

Dwayne Miller

Chief Executive Officer

Dwayne Miller - Chief Executive Officer

With 23 years in the industry, Dwayne Miller is responsible for the strategic development and growth of both the engineering areas of practice and business...read more

Allyn Vaughn

President

Allyn Vaughn - President

Allyn Vaughn joined JBA Consulting Engineers in 2007 as the director of the Fire Protection and Life Safety Department. With more than 30 years of...read more

Carl von Hake

Chief Financial Officer

Carl von Hake - Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer for JBA Consulting Engineers, Carl von Hake is charged with the overall financial health of the company. Mr. Von Hake is...read more

Jim Gist

Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Jim Gist - Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Jim Gist joined JBA Consulting Engineers in June 2011 as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. Jim's impressive background has enabled him...read more

Brad Geinzer

Americas Chief Operations Officer

Brad Geinzer - Americas Chief Operations Officer

With more than 20 years of experience, Brad Geinzer specializes in technical and complex designs including large multi-use facilities, specialty ...read more

Derek Sands

Asia-Pacific Chief Operations Officer

Derek Sands - Asia-Pacific Chief Operations Officer

Derek Sands has more than 20 years of electrical engineering experience including 12 years spent working in Asia. Mr. Sands joined JBA Consulting Engineers in...read more

Robert Platt

Vice President of Project Operations –Las Vegas

Robert Platt - Vice President of Project Operations –Las Vegas

Robert Platt is a veteran Executive Director who has directed a wide range of architecture, engineering and construction worldwide....read more

Ron Edwards

Director of Operations Las Vegas

Ron Edwards - Director of Operations Las Vegas

With more than 18 years of experience, Ron Edwards previously served as the lead project manager and mechanical engineer of record for a wide range of...read more

Vic Sibilla

Director of Operations Orange County

Vic Sibilla - Director of Operations Orange County

As Director of JBA in Orange County, Vic Sibilla heads the operations of the office which includes the leading the Production Department,...read more

Steven Fisher

Director of Operations New Orleans

Steven Fisher - Director of Operations New Orleans

Leveraging his more than 20 years of design and construction management experience in Technology Services and the system integration...read more

Michael Shafer

Director of Operations JBA Phoenix

Michael Shafer - Director of Operations JBA Phoenix

With 28 years of experience in AV system design, including 18 at consulting firms Shen, Milsom & Wilke, Sparling, and the Sextant Group, Michael takes...read more

Peter Greville

Director of Operations Macau | Hong Kong

Peter Greville - Director of Operations Macau | Hong Kong

Peter Greville has over 25 years of engineering design experience and has been responsible for the design of hospitality – gaming developments...read more

Brad Geinzer - Americas Chief Operations Officer

Brad Geinzer, P.E., LEED AP

Americas Chief Operations Officer

With more than 20 years of experience, Brad Geinzer specializes in technical and complex designs including large multi-use facilities, specialty theater venues and high-rise smoke management systems. He previously served as the principal project manager and mechanical engineer of record for a wide range of projects.

Mr. Geinzer was the recipient of the Southern Nevada ASHRAE’'s Engineer of the Year Award for both 2002 and 2003. He previously held the position of president of the Southern Nevada Chapter of ASHRAE and the Southern Nevada Chapter of SFPE.