ETC Group is pleased to announce the appointment of four new principals. Being a Principal in a professional engineering firm is a special title and the designation implies a level of responsibility and autonomy that is achieved after years of effort and hard work. These individuals have shown the leadership and vision necessary to position the Company for the future.

Jane Guyer, PE is responsible for business development in Nevada and specializes in energy analysis, audits and turn-key projects for large clients; including hospitals, higher education and manufacturers. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S., Summa Cum Laude, in Mechanical Engineering and is a registered professional engineer in Utah, Nevada and Pennsylvania. With 15 years of experience, Jane’s project management skills are a primary focus to owners and offer a reliable path to successful energy savings and project execution. Jane is also an accomplished and sought after public speaker. Her knowledge of mechanical systems and ability to explain complex concepts in easy to understand anecdotes are appreciated by technical and non-technical professionals alike.

Chris Jackson, PE is the firm’s Arizona Regional Director and a member of the healthcare commissioning team. He is a graduate of the University of Utah with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Master of Business Administration. Chris has 10 years of energy engineering experience and is responsible for multiple complex energy projects where his attention to detail and collaborative style are an asset to ETC clients. His projects include hospitals, medical clinics, laboratories, manufacturing facilities, casino resorts, commercial and higher education buildings. Chris is a registered professional engineer in Utah, Arizona and California, as well as a LEED AP and member of ASHRAE.

Kevin Quapp, PE is responsible for management and oversight of ETC Group’s engineering department. With 17 years of experience, he ensures energy projects are planned, implemented and commissioned focusing on building optimization and energy savings. His industrial recommissioning specialty is influenced by a background in product design and analytical work. His recent energy projects include medical clinics, hospital additions, data centers, casinos and a university educational building. Kevin graduated from the University of Idaho with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and is a member of ASHRAE.

Deborah Lords is Director of Operations and a member of the ETC Group Executive Board of Directors. With 17 years of finance and management experience she oversees all four of ETC Group’s office.  She is responsible for the firm’s finance, information technology, human resources and strategic planning activities. Deborah has focused on organizing and compiling company resources through implementation of technology that promotes collaboration and streamlines production of accurate and efficient engineering work. She is a graduate of the University of Utah with a B.S. in Economic Studies with a focus on Business and Organization Management.