Richard Rast
President

Richard Rast founded BLUEFIN in 2005. He has over 30 years of experience as an owner and manager of several firms providing facility asset, energy management, consulting, and technology expertise to the facilities industry. Read more…

Jeremiah Dancy
Senior Vice President

Miah manages BLUEFIN’s Eastern Office based in Crofton, MD. With over 20 years of experience in construction and facility management, Miah Dancy is a technical expert in facility design, installation, and maintenance.

Monica Engler
Senior Vice President

Monica has over 20 years of experience in accounting, finance, project controls, quality controls, business management, and strategic planning. Her specialty is business management in the architectural and engineering (A/E) and software industries.

Connie Higgins
Chief Operating Officer

Connie has a proven 25-year career track record leading value growth, profitability and improved processes. She has designed and led more than 30 divisional and corporate-wide operational and financial improvement programs for Fortune 500 and small to mid-size companies. Certifications include Master Black Belt, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma; Certified Enterprise Integrator; and Certified Engineering Manager.

Barbara J. Wilt, PE
Director of Project Management

Barb brings over 30 years of experience in structural engineering, design, and construction management. Prior to BLUEFIN, she worked at HQ Air Combat Command where she managed a team of functional engineers. She is an authority on structural policy, engineering, and overall program management of structural systems.

Candace Lovato
Client Services Manager

Candace brings over 25 years of business management and customer service expertise. She was most recently co-owner/manager of CyberCon Consulting alongside Nick Lovato, where she coordinated the delivery of exceptional roof consulting solutions nationwide. Prior to that she had a diverse background as a bank auditor, medical transcriptionist, and professional rock singer.

Richard Burke, RRO
Senior Project Manager

Richard has 23 years of hands on roofing experience, 11 years of roof consulting experience, and was most recently VP/Field Operations Manager at CyberCon Consulting. He specializes in evaluation, infrared scans, construction quality assurance, and CAD/roof design. Richard served 8 years on the Board of Directors for the Denver Chapter of RCI.

 

 

 

 

Jim McNulty
Senior Account Manager

Jim has 24 years of experience in consulting and business management. He has worked primarily in the construction, software, and semiconductor industries. Jim is a strategic thinker, fully committed to understanding business needs, solving problems, and delivering maximum value to his clients.

 

 

 

 

 

Ian Ross
Marketing Manager

Ian manages our Marketing group. His team connects current and potential clients with information needed to consider improving the performance of their roof, walls and pavement. The most fun group in the company (self proclaimed) never fails to deliver the BLUEFIN experience to facility managers who want to learn more about who we are and what we do.

Kyle Shane
Senior Account & Project Manager

Kyle has over 16 years of account management experience and a Master’s in Project Management. Over the past four years, she’s ensured that our clients receive a first class experience. This involves tailoring each facility performance plan to meet the client’s specific needs, extend the life of their assets, optimize budgets, and ensure the safety of all involved.

Eric Knight, RRO
Project Manager

Eric has over 6 years of experience within the industry. He is an expert project manager skilled in inspection, asset management planning, AutoCAD, thermography, moisture analysis, and specification writing.

 

 

 

Steve Hennessey
Senior Account Manager

Based in the Mid-Atlantic region, Steve brings more than two decades of business management experience to his clients and is helping companies with large building portfolios improve the performance of their roof and pavement assets. He also helps clients develop accurate predictive measures to better plan for capital spending and reduce their life cycle costs.

 

 

 

Michael D. Arnold
IT Director

Mike is an expert in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Information Technology (IT). As a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) specializing in Systems Administration and Infrastructure, Mike keeps BLUEFIN at the forefront of technology. Always striving to optimize BLUEFIN’s efficiency, security, and communications.

Kahleb Carradine
Production Manager

Kahleb manages our Project Support and Field Inspection teams. The Field Inspection team works nationally and internationally to collect the data applicable to providing our clients actionable facility management programs. The Project Support group analyzes data and produces reports for all our clients’ programs. Kahleb has overseen production of asset management plans and supporting documentation on over 20,000 buildings in the past four years.

Norm Crouse
Senior Consultant & Project Manager

Norm is a facility asset management expert with 36 years of experience in the industry. He’s an authority on building envelope, pro-active roof care, leak prevention, setting budget and program requirements, system design, restoration strategies, and quality assurance and construction management. Norm has proven especially valuable helping clients with zero leak requirements in the pharmaceutical and municipal government sectors.

E.J. Sandquist
Senior Consultant & Project Manager

E.J. has 27 years of experience as a commercial roofing and building envelope expert, solving diverse problems for hundreds of clients and managing 30 million square feet of roof assets nationally. He has experience as a roofer, foreman, roof and wall consultant, asset manager, estimator, designer, and project manager. E.J. is as passionate about fixing a tough roof problem as he is managing multi-million dollar projects, taking pride in everything he does to serve our clients.

 

Steve Schoen
Senior Consultant & Project Manager

Steve is a roof asset management expert with over 27 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining BLUEFIN in 2013, he was a commercial roof consultant for several independent firms. He brings expertise in all aspects of the roofing industry, having worked in commercial roofing material sales and as a consultant and supervisor for a national roofing contractor that specialized in roof asset management. Steve’s broad technical knowledge and industry experience make him an indispensable advocate for our clients.

William A. Cypher, RRC
Senior Consultant, FRCI

Bill brings over 40 years of experience in design, investigation, testing, and consulting services related to roofing, waterproofing, and building envelope systems. He also directs BLUEFIN’s Construction Quality Assurance services. Bill is a Professional Member of RCI, Inc., a Registered Roof Consultant, and Past President and Fellow of the Institute.

 

Dave Greene, RRO
Project Manager

Dave has 25 years of experience in the industry as a contractor, consultant, journeyman roofer, senior project manager, and superintendent.

Steve Kurtz
Project Manager

Steve has over 30 years of experience in the industry. Prior to BLUEFIN, he managed a national commercial roofing contractor business based in Indiana.  Steve specializes in managing projects on historical buildings.