IES TEAM

MEET THE IES TEAM

IES employs only experienced and innovative professionals, backed by industry knowledge and extensive “hands on” design experience. Our team of specialists delivers the cost-effective and timely solutions that meet our client’s critical project demands, engineering and regulatory requirements, and overall business objectives.

 

IES Leadership

Jeff Tarter

FOUNDER, Principal

Jeff is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager with extensive experience in regulatory and environmental issues. He is an expert on the International Building, Fire and Mechanical Codes, and NFPA requirements relating to the storage, handling and use of hazardous materials, as well as Air Quality and wastewater pretreatment standards , and Emergency Response Requirements. As a former regulatory agent, Jeff has developed numerous regulatory guidelines, served on several hazardous material subcommittees and actively participated on various code rewrite committees. As an Engineer, Jeff has primarily been involved in the design of hazardous material transport systems, solvent dispense and waste collection systems, toxic gas installations , wastewater treatment and exhaust abatement systems. Jeff has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering.

Rizik Michael, P.E.

FOUNDER, Principal mechanical engineer

Rizik’s 30+ years of experience in design, construction and operation includes HVAC, Clean rooms and Central Utility Plants, specialized process piping and bulk distribution systems, process equipment hook-up, as well as house and specialty process piping distribution systems. He specializes in facilities engineering, planning, and design to insure critical process demands are met, while satisfying strict environmental and regulatory requirements. In addition, Rizik provides comprehensive project management services such as planning, budgeting, scheduling, engineering management and construction management. Rizik holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

LeAnne Cossairt-Leung, P.E.

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL, MECHANICAL ENGINEER

LeAnne has over 10 years of experience working in design and construction of high-technology facilities including Microelectronics, Life Science, Pharmaceutical, University, Chemical and Food and Beverage Manufacturing.  LeAnne is an LEED certified professional, with expertise in specialty environmental and process HVAC systems.  As an Associate Principal, LeAnne actively manages MEP projects from the planning and proposal phase through final construction.  She graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Chico State University and is a registered P.E. in both California and Oregon.

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Lisa Green

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Lisa has over 40 years of experience in developing and managing new processes and projects. She has worked as a Process Engineer and Technical Manager in the manufacturing industry and held the position of Distinguished Member of the Bell Laboratories Development staff. Lisa has directed or participated in over $600 M worth of process development and implementation projects and has lead commissioning and qualification teams for major biopharmaceutical and medical device clients for over 15 years. 

Mark Bertz

SENIOR ENGINEER

Mark has 30+ years of experience in all phases of engineering including project management manufacturing engineering conceptual design process flow piping & instrumentation diagram development and detailed design. Mark has a broad background with technical depth in various types of process equipment piping materials of construction and instrumentation. He is also experienced in code reviews and HAZOP analysis. 

Joe Cestari

VP, STRATEGIC BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Joe has more than 30 years of high technology industry experience including semiconductor device design, process and equipment engineering, advanced technology development, business development, supply chain management and facility construction. He has held executive level positions at Kinetics, Total Facility Solutions, and ILS Technology as well as management/technical positions with Applied Materials and AMD. Joe was most recently involoved in continuing the development of Kinetic Systems into the premier process and mechanical solutions provider in the U.S. Joe holds a B.S in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Baylor University, and has completed graduate studies in international business and the management of technology.

Tim Bancroft, P.E.

PRINCIPAL, CHEMICAL ENGINEER

Tim has over ten years of Environmental, Hazardous Materials and related Chemical Engineering experience, including an extensive regulatory background focusing on hazardous materials handling, waste treatment and code compliance. His experience has involved conducting compliance audits, developing regulatory guidelines, and performing building occupancy and related chemical process plan reviews. He has actively participated on code rewrite and adoption committees. In addition, Tim has engineering design experience in hazardous materials and specialty gas systems, as well as planning and design for biopharmaceutical laboratories and manufacturing facilities. Tim has a B.S in Chemical Engineering and a B.S. in Chemistry.

Bert Buehler, P.E.

SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

With nearly thirty years of experience in the semiconductor, high technology and biopharmaceutical industries, Bert has developed an expertise in design and project management that encompasses all aspects of Life Safety/Toxic Gas Monitoring Systems design installation and startup. Bert’s background includes the design of normal, emergency and uninterruptable power distribution systems including fault current analysis and breaker coordination, and fire alarm design. Bert has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.

IES Team

Julian Paez

PROCESS
ENGINEER

Randy Richardson

CHEMICAL
ENGINEER

Bryan Chow

CHEMICAL
ENGINEER

Matthew Wu

CHEMICAL
ENGINEER

Graham Copland

PROJECT MANAGER

Richard Yi

SENIOR
PROJECT
MANAGER

Scott Renfrew

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER AND CHEMICAL ENGINEER

Sung Bae

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Lori-Ann Tarter

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Andryl Villeda

MECHANICAL
ENGINEER

Daniel Nguyen

MECHANICAL
ENGINEER

Tuan Dang

ASSOCIATE CHEMICAL ENGINEER

Jeff Soboccan

SENIOR AUTOCAD DESIGNER

Joyce Jamieson

OFFICE MANAGER

Greg Guillory

SENIOR BIM MANAGER AND AUTOCAD DESIGNER

Randall Phillips

SENIOR DESIGNER

Hay Ly

AUTOCAD
DESIGNER

Kamran Najafi

AUTOCAD DESIGNER

Aida Ruiz

SENIOR
C&Q AGENT

Alicia Tan

SENIOR C&Q AGENT

Griselle Camacho

SENIOR
C&Q AGENT

Chase Barrett

C&Q AGENT

Jim Bilecky

SR. COMMISSIONING AGENT

Dave Ernst

SR. COMMISSIONING AGENT

Jessica Nguyen

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

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