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For more than 10 years, Spire’s executives have been advising clients on construction projects across the globe. From Top 100 ENR Contractors to Fortune 500 Companies, our consultants have added value to our clients’ projects through all phases of construction.

Our primary resource is our exceptional talent of technical construction and engineering consultants who provide team-oriented services on an as needed basis. Our employees and our alliances with other key individuals and organizations allow us to support clients in matters involving all divisions of engineering and construction. We believe in demonstrating a “one team” attitude and are led by our team of executives across Spire’s offices.

Anthony Gonzales

Managing Principal

Anthony Gonzales has provided construction engineering consulting services on more than 200 projects totaling $30 billion across 15 countries. His expertise is in developing, monitoring, and analyzing effective construction processes.

Richard Couturier

Director of Project Management

Mr. Richard Couturier brings more than 25 years of development and construction experience. He has managed more than $2 Billion for over 30 public and private facilities in Texas and throughout the Midwest.

Rod Francovalle

Director of Project Controls

Mr. Francovalle has an advanced understanding of project management in addition to his project controls expertise that he uses to ensure that his clients reach their desired outcome from each project he serves.

Kate Hull

Associate Principal

Kate Hull is a seasoned construction engineering professional and has a growing project portfolio of engagements ranging from $1 million to $1.2 billion for clients involved in the government, residential and mixed use, and healthcare markets.

Dana Fetrow

Associate Principal

Mr. Dana Fetrow has nearly 20 years in advising clients on strategic growth and operations management. He designs and implements scalable systems so clients can increase new project capacity, improve customer satisfaction, and retain key talent.

Robert Crowder

Associate Principal

Robert Crowder has more than 40 years of construction and program management experience. He provides clients with effective leadership, sharp attention to detail, and a valued partnership throughout the lifecycle of every project.

Roger Nelson

Managing Consultant

Mr. Roger Nelson, PE, PSP, LEED AP, has over 16 years of experience in the AEC industry. He has worked in the field alongside architects, subcontractors, and engineers and provides services on construction-related disputes for complex projects.

Roberto Leandro

Senior Consultant

Mr. Roberto Leandro, PMP assists clients with front-end project planning and management services, and provides post-construction forensic analyses of schedule delay, productivity impact, and damages.

Brett Kerr

Senior Consultant / Budget and Cost Control Manager

Mr. Brett Kerr has more than 17 years of construction and project management experience. His skillset includes cost estimating, contract development, scheduling, procurement, logistics and supervision of capital projects.

Gene Glenn

Senior Consultant / Project Manager

With more than 18 years of experience, Mr. Gene Glenn has experience in the entire lifecycle of a project, from preconstruction and BIM coordination, through project execution and close-out.

Joseph Pille

Project / Campus Manager

With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Pille has worked on a wide variety of projects and has gained a thorough understanding of the construction industry. He oversees the day-to-day construction progress and ensures projects meet the needs of the com

Rich Coffey

Director of Operations

Mr. Rich Coffey has nearly 20 years of experience specializing in business operations, finance, and accounting. He is constantly focused on improving the firm’s departmental processes and systems, allowing Spire to operate at maximum efficiency.

Presley Benzinger

Senior Marketing Manager

Ms. Benzinger plays a pivotal role in supporting Spire’s growth objectives, and executing the company’s marketing strategy, brand development, and generation programs.

Heather Vacek

Proposal Manager

Ms. Vacek works closely with Spire’s technical and sales staff to lead the creation of strategically-focused business development collateral, such as qualifications, proposals, and presentations.