Mr. Cipriano is a Director and Managing Principal. He has been with EI Associates since 1978 and has worked in every aspect of design, procurement and construction project management. On specific projects he personally serves as Principal-In-Charge with primary client interface. Mr. Cipriano holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Princeton University. He also attended New Jersey Institute of Technology completing graduate studies in Industrial Engineering.
Tom brings over 25 years of experience in developing strong client relationships through a commitment of delivering high-quality projects responsive to the client's needs and desires. Having previously served as EI's Senior Project Manager and Chief Architect, Tom has been involved in all phases of EI's design projects, from programming through construction and the coordination with all engineering disciplines. He is responsible for all business development and marketing for the firm and working with the senior staff to meet or exceed the firm's growth goals. Tom attended Lehigh University and holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from NJ Institute of Technology. He joined EI in 1990.
Gary brings over 20 years experience with EI Associates as an Architect covers a variety of educational designs both K-12 and higher education. He acts as Architect and Project Manager for projects in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. Mr. Bannon also directs facility and demographic studies, evaluates funding and cost options, acts as a facilitator in the development of facility programs and needs assessment; prepares conceptual designs focusing on operational effectiveness, and conducts code evaluations for existing structures. He holds a bachelor's degree in architecture from the Pennsylvania State University.
Mark is the Principal-in-Charge of the Harrisburg, PA office of EI Associates. For 20 years with EI Associates, he has specialized in the design of educational facilities and he has managed and designed over a half-billion dollars of school construction projects. Mr. Barnhardt earned a master's degree in architecture from Pennsylvania State University where his thesis focused on the implications of school design on learning. Mark also received a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental design from Miami University.
Richard Basta has expertise in planning, design and project management which guides all EIís design assignments. He has full responsibility for the development of architectural and engineering projects from planning through construction administrations, as well as the co-ordination of EI's in-house engineering disciplines for all projects. Since joining EI Associates in 1989, Mr. Basta has been in Responsible Charge of significant projects of all types including corporate, industrial, educational, and institutional facilities. Mr. Basta graduated Illinois Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. He is on the Board of the New Jersey AIA, is a Certified Interior Designer in New Jersey, LEED accredited professional and licensed to practice architecture in seven states.
Gordon brings experience in building industrial/commercial facilities that is from "the ground up" and is a firm foundation for his leadership of EI's construction department. He has overall responsibility for the planning, scheduling, coordination, documentation and execution of all construction activities on EI projects. He also oversees preparation of all cost estimates for EI design and/or construction projects. In addition to his leadership role, Gordon's expertise and broad familiarity with construction practices in the NY/NJ metro region allows him to perform construction contractor progress/performance evaluation for third parties providing fair and accurate evaluations. Mr. Bickel attended the University of Maryland and joined EI in 1989.
Mr. Bierzonski has been employed with EI Associates for 22 years and has managed major educational projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. His responsibilities include the supervision of Project Managers and their teams in all stages of design including concept, design development, construction drawings and scheduling. His experience allows analyzing and evaluating methods of construction for economy as well as ease of construction and suitability of products for integration into the building design. Mr. Bierzonski holds a Bachelor of Science in structural design and construction from the Pennsylvania State University.
Bill has over 35 years of engineering, project management and construction management experience in the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, and cosmetics industries. Bill is responsible for directing EI's engineering group to assure that all projects are executed with high quality standards, on-time and within budget. Bill has a Bachelor of Engineering (BE) degree from Stevens Institute of Technology and completed the Management Development Program at Northeastern University.
Mrs. Shiley joined EI Associates in 2004 and has over ten years experience in professional services marketing. Her responsibilities include helping to build and maintain client relationships. Mrs. Shiley earned a master's degree in business administration from Chatham University and a Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining EI Associates, Mrs. Shiley worked for one of Pennsylvania's largest law firms and a Fortune 50 corporation.
Bonnie's experience as an Architect covers a variety of planning and design projects for a variety of clients. Bonnie directs facility and demographic studies, evaluates funding and cost options, acts as a facilitator in the development of facility programs, campus planning, and needs assessments with community input, preparation of conceptual designs focusing on operational effectiveness, and conducts code evaluations for existing structures. Bonnie holds a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Pennsylvania State University.
Bill brings over 35 years of experience in architectural design and project management experience to the firm in business, pharmaceutical, chemical, and educational design. As Vice President-Architecture he oversees the planning, design and construction for projects at EI. His devotion to architecture motivates all team members and promotes clients' confidence resulting in successful projects. Bill has a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology from New York Institute of Technology. Bill joined EI in 1983.
Mr. DiGuilio has over 25 years of diverse industry experience. His experience includes executive leadership roles in several of the energy services industry's leading Firms. He also has 20 years of experience on delivering Turnkey energy services projects and performance contracts for technologies ranging from lighting retrofits, large central plants and cogeneration facilities.
Mr. DiGuilio received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in Environmental Engineering and his master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from NJIT. He also holds Professional Engineering license in NJ, NY, PA and Texas.