RCL - Key Persons


Alan Kyro

Job Titles:
  • Professional Engineer & Construction Specialist
  • Senior Engineer and Construction Specialist With
Alan Kyro is a Senior Engineer and Construction Specialist with RCL. With RCL since 2017 - Alan has decades of experience in the industry…

Antonio Quiels

Job Titles:
  • Admin

Antonio Quiles Field

Job Titles:
  • Field Technician
  • Office Staff Member
  • Technician
Antonio holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, which he earned at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. AutoSketch Drawing is a particular area of expertise for Antonio, whose attention to detail is his calling card. He is driven by a desire to learn as much as he can about the industry and to continue to move ahead in his career with RCL. Antonio is a self-described hard worker who enjoys being part of a team. Antonio feels his most important character traits are that he's easy-going and honest. What he most enjoys doing in life? "Living it!" When he's not working Antonio enjoys puzzles, retro video, and cars.

Arick Groth

Job Titles:
  • Professional Engineer
Having joined RCL in 2009, Arick Groth is one of RCL's most detail-oriented engineers. Specializing in consulting services for the maintenance of building envelopes, his experience includes condition surveys, preparation of repair drawings and specifications, and construction observation for brick and stone masonry, roofing, plaster, windows and plaza systems. In addition, Arick has experience in structural engineering, assessment of existing buildings and the investigation and repair of water leakage within the building envelope. He has been involved in water infiltration testing of masonry, roofing and windows. Prior to joining RCL, Arick worked in the construction field for more than 10 years, specializing in wind turbines and commercial masonry, as well as general contracting. Arick earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and continues his education with frequent specialized roofing courses and seminars. When Arick isn't working, he most enjoys spending time with family.

Ben Gamerdinger

Job Titles:
  • Engineering Assistant
Having graduated in 2019 from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Ben is definitely among…

Bill Gardner

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Office Staff Member
  • Shop Manager & Safety Coordinator
Like everyone at RCL, Bill Gardner knows the importance of safety when you're hanging 300 feet above ground from the side of a building. That's one reason he takes pride in having restructured the safety program at RCL. RCL's needs go beyond hard hats and safety vests - hanging off buildings involves rope and harnesses, swing stages and OSHA compliance - and Bill insures all are in order. With a Bachelor of Science degree from UW-Stevens Point where he majored in Urban Forestry and minored in Business Administration, Bill started his work with RCL as a field tech and now puts his education to work when acting as Shop Manager, purchasing top-of-the-line gear, making sure vehicles are up to speed and, when needed, using satellite imagery to create CAD drawings for RCL inspectors. Bill's many fans say he's best at paying attention to all the details and asking all the right questions. When he's not working, Bill likes to umpire fast pitch softball and play golf and volleyball with friends.

Breanna Schmidt

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Office Administrator
  • Office Staff Member
As office administrator at RCL, Breanna Schmidt never has the same kind of day twice. She says what drives her in her work is literally learning something new every day in an atmosphere where things are always changing. Because life in this industry keeps her on her toes, her extensive knowledge of and expertise in computer software keep the RCL world running smoothly.

Bryan Horvath

Job Titles:
  • RRO Senior Consultant
Bryan Horvath, BS, RRO, has designed and managed the installation of more than $25 million worth of commercial and residential roofing and wall projects since 1997. In his position as Senior Consultant with RCL, Bryan has wide-ranging and deep experience in the construction industry. His work includes investigations, retrofit design, specification writing and project management/quality assurance inspections for his residential, commercial, industrial, multi-family, property management and building owner clientele. Bryan also has extensive experience in the insurance industry providing forensic inspections on property loss claims, fulfilling the role of an appraiser or an umpire, and as an expert witness in construction litigation. Bryan came to RCL with a major in Construction Management and a minor in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He is a Registered Roof Observer (RRO) and is in the process of earning his RRC. With more than 20 years' experience in roofing and walls, he's taken many continuing education classes to insure his expertise is the best in the market. Driving Bryan's work is the satisfaction of seeing projects he's designed come to fruition, helping clients resolve their building envelope issues, and being part of a successful team-oriented work environment. Bryan says a good sense of humor is what gets him through the most rigorous demands of working in the roofing industry. When he's not working, Bryan enjoys spending time with friends and family in the outdoors, fishing, hunting, camping, golfing and watching his kids play sports. A long-time athlete himself, Bryan still holds the Badger High School pole vault record, something he achieved in 1991.

Cintia Williams

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Consultant
  • Engineer
As an undergrad and graduate student, Cintia Williams was a Gates Millennium Scholar - one of an elite group of the "best and brightest students across America" in a program funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Cintia excelled as she earned her bachelor and master of science degrees in Civil Engineering and then her Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate. Since then, Cintia has surveyed buildings in Washington, D.C. following an earthquake, carried out structure analysis, and inspected bridges. As a very detail-oriented engineer, she has been recognized for her exemplary work ethic and research skills. In her free time, Cintia enjoys spending time with her two daughters and husband, volunteering, traveling, reading, and baking.

David Broskie CADD

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Designer
  • Office Staff Member
  • CADD Designer
David earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of North Florida where he majored in Mechanical Engineering. David believes having an accurate CAD model for a building in all its detail allows all parties to have a shared understanding of the specific construction and techniques used on each project, insuring all work is done to building codes. David says that what drives him in his work daily is his commitment to understanding the unique issues of each project and creating a solution for those needs. In addition to being a team player, David works to improve the lives of those around him with humor and consistent support. His outstanding career moment so far has been drawing roof plans for several high-profile buildings and skyscrapers. In life in general, David enjoys the pursuit of knowledge and understanding the world around him. When he's not working, he enjoys working out, gaming, hiking and volunteering. Finally, David wants you to know that, though he may be a transplant from Florida, he's been a Packers fan all his life.

Denise Manz

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Staff Member
Behind every busy organization is someone who keeps everything running smoothly. At RCL, that's Denise Manz. From setting up files, to scheduling inspections, to pulling photo reports and being the voice of RCL for clients and prospective customers, Denise does it all. Denise joined RCL in 2015, bringing valuable experience to her job as Office Assistant. Her co-workers call her super smart and fun to work with, and she likes to say that, together, they're all like a little family - in fact, the people she works with are her favorite part of working at RCL. When she's not working, Denise enjoys spending time with her family, going to concerts, crocheting, hunting, fishing and watching football.

Dewey Perry

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Senior Consultant
Dewey comes to RCL Engineering with an extensive background in the roofing industry with over thirty years of experience. Dewey was a self-employed roofing contractor for 15 years. His passion for roofs led him beyond only installing roofing systems, but to designing new and better roofing systems and details. Always the entrepreneur, Dewey ran his own successful roof consulting firm for over a decade. The friendly competition between Dewey's previous firm and RCL came to end when Dewey decided to join forces and wear the RCL hat. RCL is thrilled to have Dewey join our team and share his wealth of knowledge and experience. When he's not working, Dewey enjoys traveling the world to Formula 1 auto racing events, restoring old automobiles, and camping with his wife and four children.

Duane Sawyer

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Regional Manager
In the industry since 1990, Duane Sawyer has been with RCL Engineering Group and Roofing Consultants Ltd. since 2013. In his role as Regional Manager, Duane is responsible for personnel, operations and marketing for RCL's Minnesota office, which services western Wisconsin, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, as well as parts of Iowa and Nebraska. He also performs investigations related to roofing, exterior façade and structural issues. Duane feels he serves RCL clients best by teaching them - providing thorough information that gives them confidence through their various decision-making processes. When he's not working, Duane likes to spend time with family. He enjoys watching sports, especially baseball. He likes to hunt, fish and smoke meats. Duane also likes to fly, having received his private pilot's license 20 years ago.

Eduardo Vega

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Architectural Intern
Eduardo Vega has been in the building industry since 2011. He started his architectural career in San Germán, Puerto Rico and started working for RCL in 2016. He earned his Bachelor of Science from the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. When Eduardo is not working, he enjoys spending time with family, and visiting architecture and public art. He competes in triathlons and was recently a Triathlon Nationals qualifier.

Erica Knoll

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Office Manager
  • Office Staff Member
Starting her work with RCL as an office assistant, it was only a few years before Erica Knoll was promoted to Office Manager… Starting her work with RCL as an office assistant, it was only a few years before Erica was promoted to Office Manager and now to Assistant to the President. In charge of everything surrounding office operations and procedures, payroll, correspondence and supply requisitions, she's come to enjoy her work in the accounting office most. Erica excels at putting together contracts and specifications - anything that involves critical thinking skills. She cites maintaining a good sense of humor as the perfect way to get through the busy season (spring, summer and fall!) at RCL. Outside of work, Erica enjoys travel, spending time with family, and walking her dog.

Jacob Bartels CADD

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Office Staff Member
  • CADD Designer & Field Assistant
  • Designer & Field Assistant
Jacob has been in the building industry since 2017 and started working for RCL in 2020. He earned his Master of Architecture and Civil Engineering degree at the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana. Jacob is pursuing his architectural license and plans to take the ARE (Architectural Registration Exam) by the end of 2021. Before joining RCL, Jacob worked for a glazing contractor and developed an extensive knowledge of storefront and curtainwall systems. His interests go beyond just glass; Jacob is fascinated by all aspects of construction from conception through completion. He enjoys being in an industry that is rapidly changing as technology advances. When he's not working, Jacob spends his time tinkering with DIY projects and computer gaming. During nice weather, he loves to play soccer and Frisbee golf.

Jake Peterson

Job Titles:
  • Professional Engineer
Jake Peterson excels at understanding complex projects and solving highly technical problems. He also very much enjoys working with clients on their buildings' issues and meeting and exceeding their expectations. He says that the sense of accomplishment of an efficient and comprehensive solution to tough problems gives him his highest motivation. Jake came to RCL in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and a Master of Science in Structural Engineering, both from Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). Pre-RCL, previous job experiences gave Jake the opportunity to collaborate with other building professionals on numerous highly successful projects, among them the Hudson Yards Development in New York City and Camping World Stadium in Orlando, site of the Citrus Bowl. Jake brings to his work an appreciation for existing structures and the numerous ways previous engineers have gone about creating solutions for problems in the building environment. He looks to how his designs can maintain a structure's value or add to that value. In his free time, Jake enjoys family time, woodworking, do-it-yourself projects, hunting and auto racing and is active in his church. Additionally, he volunteers as a divisional technical/safety scrutineer for amateur road racing with a national motorsports organization.

Jeff Weston

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Senior Consultant
When the quality of your significant roofing project depends on the experience of your consultant, you want Jeff Weston on the job. Jeff earned his Associate of Applied Science degree from Dunwoody College of Technology where students "learn by doing," and he's been doing phenomenal work for clients ever since. More than 25 years in the commercial roofing industry makes Jeff an expert on materials, their best applications, and their installation. Jeff prides himself on providing information and advice on all viable options. Jeff's hobbies include fishing and hunting and, lately, making maple syrup. Jeff built a drag racing car from the ground up with his father, which they're now fine-tuning to be as competitive as possible. Jeff's idea of the ultimate relaxation is gathering with family and friends - especially when he can be sitting on the end of his dock just watching the sun go down.

Jesse Miller

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Senior Consultant
Jesse Miller says if he had to write his own title, instead of Senior Consultant it would be "Estimating Wizard." There's a lot of expertise involved in working in the adjusting industry, using your training and experience to make the right calls regarding damage estimates. With eight years as a damage causation investigator, nine years in adjusting, and several years in construction, Jesse has that experience. He's HAAG certified, Steep Slope Certified and consistently furthers his knowledge through continuing education classes with the University of Wisconsin, especially in Roofing and Façade. Through it all, what drives Jesse in his work is a high level of integrity and attention to detail and his desire to help people and solve problems. Jesse's downtime is spent studying - "learning truth" as he calls it, working out and enjoying time with family.

Jonathan Quindt

Job Titles:
  • RRO Senior Consultant & Project Manager
When customers talk about Jon Quindt, they usually say things like "great work ethic . . . diligent . . . hard-working . . . conscientious."

Joseph Pelant

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Consultant
"Count on Joe to get it done right the first time around." That's what Joe Pelant believes his co-workers might say about him…

Josh Harris

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Professional Engineer
Josh Harris has worked in the industry since 2010. Josh graduated from Michigan Technology University with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering with a structural concentration. As a professional engineer, his work experience to date has revolved around providing structural calculations, drawing packages, project management, estimating, and purchasing. Josh's expertise lies in structural steel design, and he identifies his most outstanding career achievement to date as being given the opportunity to design large-scale steel structures at various locations in the United States and Canada. Josh says finding safe, accurate solutions to difficult problems is what drives him in his work. He feels his stand-out personality characteristic is his love of meeting new people. When he's not working, he enjoys doing home remodeling, woodworking and playing soccer, and he really loves playing and being silly with his young daughter.

Lisa Futhey

Job Titles:
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Staff Member
Initiative, motivation, and high energy: The same things Lisa brings to her work for RCL and its clients gave her the determination…

Lou Juhlmann Bio - President

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • President
  • REWC President
Lou joined RCL in 1992, and became President in 2005. Roofing Consultants, Ltd. has grown from a one-person company to a full staff…

Margaret K. Pinkous

Job Titles:
  • CDT Regional Director
Maggie gets joy from bringing new life to buildings that are not functioning properly. She thrives on identifying the issues at hand…

Mike Berkey

Job Titles:
  • Structural Engineer

Nick Gorgen

Job Titles:
  • Admin

Rachelle Martini

Job Titles:
  • Admin
  • Director of Business Development & Client Relations
Rachelle Martini is committed to providing solution driven, quality services in her role as Director of Business Development and Client Relations here at RCL Engineering.

Ray Vervlied

Job Titles:
  • RRO Senior Consultant & Project Manager
Ray has chalked up 25 years in the construction industry, and has been with RCL for the past 15 years as a Senior Consultant…

Tim Goehrke

Job Titles:
  • Office Staff Member
  • Architectural Draftsman & Field Assistant
Tim earned his Bachelor of Science in architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2020, where he had his…

Timothy J. Allison

Job Titles:
  • Professional Engineer & Regional Manager
Tim has extensive forensic engineering investigative experience and worked extensively in the Houston area in 2017 during flood-related projects resulting from Hurricane Harvey. He has experience in hail and storm-related events as well as evaluation of earthquake, flood, hurricane, tornado, wind, snow/ice/winter storms, fire, and other structural load events. He also has partnered with groups for evaluation, remediation, and repair of sites for construction improvements, construction defects, or as-built conditions. Tim earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Structural Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Tim volunteers his expertise with the American Society of Civil Engineers subcommittees for Wind Loads and for Snow & Rain Loads, helping develop building codes and standards. When he's not working, Tim enjoys live music, playing guitar, playing soccer, and running.