Our People

Our People

The AES team of professionals is as unique as our company itself. Because AES is not strictly a design firm, or a cleanroom manufacturing contractor facility or an installation company, our staff consists of dedicated, knowledgeable people, talented in their profession, and poised to grow as the company grows. Get to know us by name!

Grant Merrill

President & CEO

Bill Downs

Chief Operating Officer

Tim Kennedy

Chief Financial Officer

Josh Russell

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Jose Jimenez

Vice President, Construction

Stephen Laurie

Vice President, Engineering

Mitchell Gonzales

Vice President, Process Technology

Drew Kugler

Vice President, Innovation and Product Development

Blake Kim

Director, Human Resources

Linda Springer

Manager of Accounting

Brian Bennett

Director, Business Development

Trista Hager

Senior Project Development Engineer

Royce Tourtillott

Sales Manager – Western Region

Chad Smith

Project Development Engineer

Chris Hohn

Project Development, Engineer

Jessica Frantz

Project Development Engineer

Patrick J. Traver, AIA

Director of Technology

Nick Vermont

Director, Estimating

Eric Sams

Plant Manager

Barry Wade

Operations Manager

William Page

Director, Architecture

Kevin Koffke P.E.

Director, Mechanical Engineering

Robert Hesley

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Andrew Tarr

Director, Self-Performed Services

Wendi Rowley

Senior Project Controls Manager

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