Our People Make the Difference
Between Good and Excellent

The staff at The Ballard Group have extensive experience with engineering and developing and maintaining client relationships.   It is a priority that we make each project a successful and pleasant experience for every person involved.

We Engineer Relationships!

Our Staff

Back Row: Brendan Moon, Alexander Brueck, John Blair, Ben Riggle, John Guadio, Jake Ballard, Eric Baalman, Tim Babb

Middle Row: Don Beaglehole, Shannon Campbell, Jordan Olivier-Poché, Peter Failla, Eric Jacobson, Frank Gonzalez, John Ryberg, Eric Wach

Front Row: Heidi Bickel, Kim Ketcham, Bert Baiotto, Tim Harris, Matt Doll, Tom Ver Straate

Not Pictured:  Chad Schilt, Tyler Overly

Personnel Notes

  • PE is Licensed/Registered Professional Engineer
  • LEED AP is United States Green Building Council  (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional
  • CPD is Certified in Plumbing Design by American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)

Principal

Thomas J. Ver Straate, PE LEED AP

President

26 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

 

Matthew J. Doll, PE LEED AP

Principal & Head of the Fort Collins Office

24 Years of Experience

Fort Collins

Peter W. Failla, PE, LEED AP

Associate Principal

15 Years of Experience

Lakewood

Timothy R. Harris, LEED AP

Vice-President

37 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

 

Bert A. Baiotto, PE

Principal

15 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

 

 

Associate HVAC Engineer

Don J. Beaglehole

41 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

 

Senior HVAC Engineer

Shannon D. Campbell, P.E., LEED AP

22 Years of Experience

Fort Collins

Eric A. Baalman, P.E., LEED AP

7 Years of Experience

Lakewood

Timothy V. Babb, P.E.

7 Years of Experience

Lakewood

HVAC Project Engineer

Alexander Brueck

4 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

John J. Gaudio

2 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

 

 

 

Ben Riggle

1 Year of Experience

Fort Collins

 

Eric S. Jacobson

3 Year of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

 

 

 

Brendan Moon

1 Year of Experience

Lakewood

 

Chad Schilt

1st Year of Experience

Fort Collins

Plumbing Project Engineer

Frank J. Gonzalez, CPD

13 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

 

 

 

Jordan J. Oliver-Poché

3 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

 

 

 

John M. Blair

5 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

 

 

 

John Ryberg

2 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

 

AutoCAD/REVIT (3D Design) Drafter

Jake Ballard

7 Years of Experience

Tyler Overly

Engineering  Intern

Poudre High School

Fort Collins

 

Eric Wach

5 Years of Experience

Lakewood

 

Administrative

Kimberly A. Ketcham

Director of Accounting &

Office Manager

37 Years of Experience

 

 

 

 

Heidi L. Bickel

I.T. & Network Manager

Marketing Coordinator &

Administrative Assistant

21 Years of Experience

 

 

 

The Ballard Group, Inc.

Lakewood Office:

 

2525 South Wadsworth Blvd., Suite 200

Lakewood, Colorado 80227

303-988-4514

303-988-4517 (Fax)

Fort Collins Office:

 

4730 South College Ave., Suite 203

Fort Collins, Colorado 80525

970-568-8762

303-988-4517 (Fax)