Emad Al-Turk

Emad Al-Turk

President/CEO, Waggoner

Emad is the President of Waggoner Engineering. For over 30 years, Emad served as...

Emad is the President of Waggoner Engineering. For over 30 years, Emad served as principal-in-charge, project manager, and senior project manager of the planning, design and construction review and management of numerous infrastructure projects for a total value of over $2 billion, both domestically and internationally. Emad has an entrepreneurial spirit and has served in executive and senior-level positions for the last twenty years. He has also served on a number of boards of directors of business and non-profit organizations. Emad enjoys the development of strategic direction of firms that allow businesses to grow and diversify. Emad is also passionate about advocating for world peace through security through education, cultural exchange, and trade. This is one of the reasons he co-founded the International Museum of Muslim Cultures in Jackson, Mississippi which is the first Islamic History and Culture Museum in the US.

Bob Chapman

Bob Chapman

Chief People Officer

Bob is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources, where he supports Trilon’s growth while

Bob is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources, where he supports Trilon’s growth while focusing on cultural stewardship, talent acquisition, development, employee engagement, and total rewards.  Prior to joining Trilon, Bob was the Chief People Officer for Brown and Caldwell, an ENR top ranked firm focused on water engineering and consulting.  Bob has a passion for helping individuals and teams achieve their greatest potential and ambitions.  He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from SUNY Buffalo and a master’s degree in Organizational Development from Canisius College.     

Michael Converse

Michael Converse

SVP, Strategy & Growth

Michael is Senior Vice President, Strategy & Growth of Trilon. His expertise...

Michael is Senior Vice President, Strategy & Growth of Trilon. His expertise is in strategic growth, M&A, and operational performance. His passion is bringing together high-performing teams to solve complex projects. Prior to joining Trilon, Michael worked at AECOM, leading Strategy & Growth for the Americas and running a 350-person, West Region AEC services business. He was a Manager at Deloitte Consulting, from 2009 to 2014. He is currently a Director of non-profit A Place Called Home. Michael graduated with honors from Harvard and earned an MBA from UCLA Anderson.

Charul Doshi

Charul Doshi

Chief Financial Officer

Charul Doshi is the Chief Financial Officer of Trilon Inc and is responsible for all finance areas.

Charul Doshi is the Chief Financial Officer of Trilon Inc and is responsible for all finance areas.

Prior to this role, Charul spent ten years in finance and investor relations leadership roles at Lumen Technologies and most recently served as Director of Corporate Finance. During her tenure, Charul was instrumental in transforming core finance processes of forecasting and budgeting and responsible for capital markets planning, financial reporting, Board of Directors financial updates along with other special projects. Charul has held roles in Private Equity and early-stage Venture Capital areas and has additional experience in building a medium sized technology business.

Charul received her Bachelors in Engineering degree from Mumbai University and her MBA from University of Colorado at Boulder.

Kaity Frank

Kaity Frank

Director of Legal Operations

Kaity Frank is the Director of Legal Operations. She is focused on implementing

processes and building systems to create efficiency throughout the company. She is excited to use her knowledge and experience to offer support to portfolio firms and sustain Trilon’s growth. Previously, Kaity served as Senior Paralegal at Cardno and continued this position after the transition into Stantec.  Kaity is a Notary Public in Colorado. She received her Bachelor’s in Marketing and Public Relations from Kansas State University and her Paralegal Certificate from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Bianca Jones

Bianca Jones

Director, Strategy & Growth

Bianca is the Director of Strategy and Growth where she will help drive Trilon's

Bianca is the Director of Strategy and Growth where she will help drive Trilon’s strategic initiatives. Prior to joining Trilon, she was an investment banker at Piper Sandler. She specialized in creating unique financing structures, in partnership with local governments and real estate developers, to fund public infrastructure for growing communities. She holds an undergraduate degree with a double emphasis in finance and human resource management from the University of Colorado Boulder and an MBA from Purdue University

Iris Lee

Iris Lee

Controller

Iris started her accounting career as an auditor with Ernst & Young. During her auditor days, Iris quickly

Iris started her accounting career as an auditor with Ernst & Young. During her auditor days, Iris quickly grew into a professional who was able to apply accounting expertise in complex transactions, including software revenue recognition, and M&A, while learning accounting processes and operations in a variety of business structures and industries, such as technology, provider care, investment fund, biotech, and pharmaceuticals. After public accounting, Iris joined the Corporate Revenue team at Trimble, Inc. where she developed leadership skills and built strong partnership cross-functionally with finance, legal, sales, product management and corporate development to not only establish processes to be US GAAP and internal control compliant, but also achieving strategic objectives effectively. In the past seven years, she served in various capacity, including Director of Revenue Accounting and Revenue Consultant, with three S&P 500 companies.

 

Iris received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration, with emphasis in Accounting, from University of Colorado at Boulder and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Colorado.

Christie Mckenzie

Christie Mckenzie

Vice President, Risk

Christie brings an enthusiastic attitude and unique skill set to the role of VP, Risk at Trilon

Christie brings an enthusiastic attitude and unique skill set to the role of VP, Risk at Trilon. With her LLB designation from Queensland, Australia and over 10 years of professional experience in risk related roles, she is looking forward to working with her colleagues and external stakeholders to collaboratively manage and mitigate the company’s risk profile. Christie enjoys outdoor adventures and travel with her young family, often taking her family back to her home country of Australia

Dean Niese, PE

Dean Niese, PE

President / CEO, Mannik & Smith Group

Dean is the President / CEO of The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. He served in many leadership positions

Dean is the President / CEO of The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc.  He served in many leadership positions during his 35+ years with firm, influencing consistent growth, strategy and operations.  Dean drove the environmental practice during transformative years, including a start-up company that later merged into MSG.  Dean’s prior role as COO and Board Chair influenced his perspectives on how to lead a technical service organization with focus on clients and employees.  Dean graduated in civil engineering from the University of Toledo.  He served as an officer in multiple technical organizations and Boards, including the Rotary Club of Toledo.

Michael Renshaw

Michael Renshaw

CEO

Michael is Chief Executive of Trilon and is a driving force behind our vision...

Michael is Chief Executive of Trilon and is a driving force behind our vision of building an enduring business in this sector. Michael was the Chief Growth Officer at AECOM a world leader in infrastructure consulting. He was the CEO of Cardno, an engineering and environmental firm previously listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (CDD). He is an Independent Director of Opteon (property appraisal) and was an Independent Director on Nasdaq listed NV5 (NVEE). Michael graduated with honors from Central Queensland University and attended Harvard Business School advanced management program.

Larry Smith, Jr., PE

Larry Smith, Jr., PE

President/CEO of DRMP Inc.

Larry is the President/CEO of DRMP, Inc. His background in civil engineering spans over 30 years...

Larry is the President/CEO of DRMP, Inc. His background in civil engineering spans over 30 years having started in stormwater engineering and expanding his knowledge into overseeing civil engineering projects in the transportation, municipal, and Federal/Department of Defense markets. Larry has served as an executive and board director for the past 20 years. He learned early in his career that delivering projects you are proud of requires a deep understanding how that work impacts the communities you serve. Larry is focused on applying his business and engineering knowledge to support growth and opportunity for professionals in the A/E/C industry.

Julia Stutz

Julia Stutz

SVP Legal & Risk, General Counsel

Julia is the Senior Vice President of Legal & Risk, General Counsel, where she supports Trilon’s

Julia is the Senior Vice President of Legal & Risk, General Counsel, where she supports Trilon’s growth while focusing on the creation of synergies between and protection of the Trilon family.  Prior to joining Trilon, Julia was the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Cardno, a global engineering and environmental firm previously listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (CDD), up to and through its acquisition and integration of Cardno into Stantec.  She serves as a Director, leads the Chief Legal Officer Practice group and acts as the Legal Operations Committee Chair for the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.  Julia earned her Bachelor of Business Administration, Juris Doctorate and LL.M in the Laws of Taxation from the University of Denver.   

Peter-John (PJ) Sutch

Peter-John (PJ) Sutch

President/CEO, CPH LLC

Peter-John (PJ) is the President/CEO of CPH, LLC. PJ graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of

Peter-John (PJ) is the President/CEO of CPH, LLC.  PJ graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Environmental Engineering. He has over 28 years of experience with CPH designing and managing projects for local, national and municipal clients.  PJ has served as the program lead for several national commercial programs having projects throughout the eastern US and Puerto Rico.  In addition to his design and program management experience, PJ has served in several executive roles at CPH including Vice President, Sr. Vice President, Executive Vice President, and as a member of CPH’s Board of Directors for over 15 years.  

Johnny Heller

Johnny Heller

VP, Commercial Development

Johnny leads our Commercial Development practice where he is tasked with identifying and...

Johnny leads our Commercial Development practice where he is tasked with identifying and recruiting top infrastructure consulting firms to join the Trilon Group family of companies. Prior to joining Trilon, Johnny spent several years working for SPS Commerce (NASDAQ: SPSC) and what is now Piper Sandler (NYSE: PIPR), holding various roles in both Sales and Finance. Johnny graduated with honors from the University of St. Thomas, where he studied Finance.

Ted O’Rourke

Ted O’Rourke

Director

Ted is on the investing team at Alpine. Prior to Alpine, Ted studied Systems Engineering at the...

Ted is on the investing team at Alpine. Prior to Alpine, Ted studied Systems Engineering at the University of Virginia as a Jefferson Scholar and graduated with highest honors.

Tom Secker

Tom Secker

SVP, Corporate Development

Tom is Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. In this role, Tom is focused on growing...

Tom is Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. In this role, Tom is focused on growing the Trilon Group’s portfolio of infrastructure consulting firms through targeted M&A. Prior to joining, he worked at Aether Investment Partners as an Investment Director, where he focused on private investments across infrastructure, natural resources and related sectors. Prior to joining Aether, he worked at a financial services start-up that was acquired by Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV). Tom graduated from the University of North Carolina where he studied Economics. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

Dan Sanner

Dan Sanner

Chair

Dan is a partner at Alpine and both oversees the sourcing team and co-leads Alpine’s business...

Dan is a partner at Alpine and both oversees the sourcing team and co-leads Alpine’s business services and online investing team. Prior to joining Alpine in 2002, Dan graduated with honors from Dartmouth College and went on to direct the successful turn-around of an Alpine portfolio company. Apart from a two year period investing on behalf of a family office based in Hong Kong, Dan has spent his career with Alpine.