Our Team

OUR TEAM

Our People Make a Difference

When passionate people come together, we can make a difference for our clients, employees, and the community.   

Designs & Construction

Tracy Hedrick

Tracy Hedrick

Operations Manager (Designs)

Arizona

Tracy managers and coordinates all projects, manages data integrity, teams and financial oversight.

  • She loves horses and hopes to one day have two of her own.

  • Tracy and her mother were the first I.B.E.W Local #134 mother-daughter A-Card union electricians.

Ben Roper

Project Manager (Designs)

Arizona

Ben has been on the Designs Team for 23 years.

  • Loves to golf and bowl.
  • Ben has a six year old Grandson who has him wrapped around his finger.

Russell Langstaff

Project Manager (Designs)

Arizona

Russell is a Project Manager for the Designs Department. He and his team handle broadband projects of all sizes.

  • Had he not explored Colorado for eight months, he would be at 17 years of service!
  • He has the goal of hitting all the MLB parks. He has seen eight so far.
  • His favorite place to vacation with his family is Redfish Lake, Idaho.

Andrew Nash

Project Manager (Designs)

Arizona

Andrew is the GIS / LiDAR  Project Manager for BPG Designs.

  • If he won the lottery, the first thing he'd buy is Batman!
  • On his bucket list is to visit all of the Major League Baseball Parks.
  • Instead of the job he has, he's always dreamed of being an astronaut.

Andrew Whitus

Andrew Whitus

Project Manager (Designs)

Arizona

Design Project Manager for the Nevada region. 

  • Youth basketball coach
  • Aspiring video game designer
  • Survival enthusiast

Chris Duarte

Field Operations Manager (Construction)

Arizona

Chris manages project timelines, productivity, financials, customers, vendors, subs, QC, closeout packages, and preconstruction planning. 

  • He has a big smile and "go get it done" attitude.
  • He loves that everyday is a new challenge and that he gets to make a difference. "Go BPG!"

Josh Barnhorst

Josh Barnhorst

Project Operations Manager (Construction)

Arizona

Josh manages project timelines, productivity, financials, customers, vendors, subs, QC, closeout packages, and preconstruction planning.

  • He has a son and daughter.
  • He enjoys golf and travel.

Brent Knuckles

Estimator (Construction)

Arizona

Brent is in charge of estimating for our Construction Division.

  • His quick wit and laughter is contagious.

Steven Epler

Project Manager (Construction)

Arizona

Steven has played a role at BPG in various positions, and is currently a project manager in Construction, ensuring all underground customer needs are met or exceeded.

  • Steven started his career at BPG in Accounting.
  • He has a beautiful three year old daughter that has already managed to cause extreme hair loss in her short life span.

     

Desmond Ondoua

Desmond Ondoua

Project Manager (Construction)

Arizona

Desmond's role is to manage projects and see them to successful completion.

 

Rusty Roberts

Rusty Roberts

Project Manager (Construction)

Arizona

Rusty is always the first onsite and last to leave.

  • 30+ years experience, but if you count the overtime, it's more like 40 years.
  • He has traveled and hunted around the world.

Ryan Curly

Ryan Curley

Project Manager (Construction)

Arizona

Ryan’s role is to manage various projects to completion, and ensure our crews maintain the highest productivity levels while maintaining safety and quality standards.

  • He lived in Australia when he was a kid for a couple of years.
  • When he was in his early teens, he was a state-ranked chess player.
  • He has done over two dozen jumps as a Paratrooper with the US Army.

Technologies & Electric

Garrett McFadden

Garrett McFadden

Operations Manager (Technologies)

Arizona

Garrett's role at BPG is to assist the team with any needs, including estimating, sales, project management, installation, training, and any other obstacle that may arise.

  • He met his wife in 7th grade.
  • He has three children and one grandson.

Kevin

Kevin Barnett

Special Systems Estimator (Technologies)

Arizona

For the past twelve years, Kevin has been in a design and estimating role. He has a passion for wireless networking, WLAN, and Point-to-Point communications.

  • Kevin loves designing and building things for home/fun projects, including 3D printing.
  • Kevin rides a motorcycle and owns a few bicycles. The bicycles get more miles put on them than the motorcycle!

Kory Setzke

Kory Setzke

Project Manager      (Technologies)

Arizona

Kory is responsible for the Fiber Optic Splicing and Testing department at BPG. Kory and his teams have delivered thousands of successful splicing projects throughout Arizona and Nevada.

  • Enjoys outdoor activities such as off-roading, camping, and boating.
  • Native to Arizona and bought his first house at the age of 23.
  • Had never been on an airplane or traveled out of the country until the age of 24.

Bryan Leon

Project Manager    (Technologies)

Arizona

Bryan manages all Low Voltage projects for BPG.

  • He has been in the Low Voltage industry for 25+ years. He started as an Outside Plant Copper splicer.
  • He was a project Foreman for 16 years before he became a Project Manager.
  • He has a passion for building Communication infrastructure.

Patricia Berkey

Patricia Barkey

Project Coordinator (Technologies)

Arizona

Patricia is a Project Coordinator and handles the administrative work for the Tech department.

  • She loves sports, especially the Seahawks and the Suns
  • Moved to AZ almost seven years and her family all lives in the same neighborhood
  • She loves being outdoors with her family or reading a good book

Linda Morgan

Linda Morgan

Project Coordinator (Technologies)

Arizona

Linda collaborates in all project phases while supporting the strategic direction of the organization. She works closely with her team to ensure projects are completed on time to achieve profitable results.

  • She enjoys different types of music genres, watching musical theater and spending time with her 2 dogs.
  • Fall is her favorite season, and she loves pumpkin-spiced everything.

Jonathan Goddard

Jonathan Goddard

Director - Electric Division (Electric)

Arizona

Jonathan currently bids, manages and works BPG Electric projects.

  • He enjoys taking apart and reassembling  brain teaser puzzles.
  • He enjoys camping and outdoor adventures.
  • He has an artistic side and enjoys designing, painting, and other art projects

Juan Escudero

Juan Escudero

Electrical Apprentice

Arizona

Juan is a electrician apprentice that helps out with tasks to complete jobs, while he becomes an electrician.

  • He is a U.S. Navy veteran
  • He loves Disneyland!

Randy Guthman

Randy Guthman

Project Manager (Electric)

Arizona

Randy is the project manager for the Electric Division.  He estimates, manages and works on all BPG Electric Projects.

  • He restores classic vehicles.
  • He enjoys wood working and metal fab.
  • He loves riding his Harley.

Administration

Kristena Lauritzen

Kristena Lauritzen

Employee Resources Assistant (Employee Resources)

Arizona

Kristena assists with pre-employment tasks, onboarding, and anything benefits related.

  • She was born and raised in So Cal and moved to Arizona in 2018 with no job! 
  • She has four kids and a cute puppy named Kobe.
  • Kristena and her husband owned a CrossFit gym for seven years. 

Steven Sheets

Steven Sheets

Safety Manager

(Safety)

Arizona

Steven is responsible for risk management, regulatory compliance, emergency response, policy development, training, public relations, insurance liaison, and security management.

  • He spent 21 years in the army and retired as a master sergeant.
  • He has worked in safety for ten years.

Kirsten Edick

Kirsten Edick

Staff Accountant

(Accounting)

Arizona

Supports our Controller/C.F.O. with upholding the accuracy and integrity of our financials and assist with timely month-end and year-end close.

  • She loves to read, her favorite author is Jodi Picoult.
  • She enjoys traveling, especially road trips.
  • In her spare time she enjoys DIY home projects and decorating.

Lorraine Sepulvedi

Lorraine Sepulveda

Accounts Payable Specialist (Accounting)

Arizona

Lorraine receives, processes, verifies, and reconciles invoices for separate entities and maintains relationships with vendors.

  • She loves to  attend festivals in full costume. EDC, Country Thunder, Renaissance and Reggae Festivals.
  • She fell off a bridge and lost her memory of her childhood prior to age 9. Now she is making as many memories as possible.

Doris Thompson

Doris Thompson

Account Specialist (Accounting)

Arizona

Accounts Specialist in Finance

  • Lots of Energy
  • When people meet her they usually remember her because of her quirky personality
  • She is a Texa-Mexa_Rican

Sam Steri

Sam Steri

Staff Accountant (Accounting)

Arizona

BPG Staff Accountant.

  • He enjoys spending time with his girlfriend Alexis, their puppy and 3 cats. 
  • He likes weekend trips, sight-seeing, and amusement parks.

Don Thorstenson

Don Thorstenson

IT Manager (IT)

California

Don has 20 years of Information Management project experience.

  • Don loves to surf, paddleboard, kayak.
  • Don spent two months in Antarctica, riding snowmobiles across the frozen desert.
  • Don and his wife are  empty nesters with all six of their adopted children grown.

Tony Judes

Fleet Manager (Fleet)

Arizona

Tony is our Fleet Manager and we'd be lost without him!

  • He just celebrated his ten year anniversary at BPG.
  • He is always willing to help.

California Team

Alexander Sandozequi, RCDD

Project Manager (Designs)

California

With nearly 30 years of industry experience, Alexander is versed in Installation, Designs, Project Management, and Telecommunications Structured Cabling Systems.

  • He still enjoys playing baseball & softball with his friends.
  • He enjoys staying in physical shape by lifting weights.
  • He enjoys getting on his motorcycle and taking long rides on PCH, CA.

Michael Lumpkin

Project Manager (Designs)

California

Whether it's project management, design, or hitting the field himself, he's always willing to do whatever it takes to help the team succeed.

  • Founded and help run a monthly Putt-Putt league.
  • He enjoys playing golf, softball, guitar, and video games.
  • He loves making people laugh, especially his sons.

Aaron Easton

Project Manager (Designs)

California

Aaron has a combined 20 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, power distribution, and Telecom.

  • He enjoys films and screenwriting.
  • His hobbies are lifting weights and collecting various pop culture items with his son.
  • He has appeared in two commercials that aired nationwide.

Jonathan Yan

Jonathan Yan

Project Manager (Designs)

California

Jonathan is an Oregon-born but California-raised individual with a strong interest in technology and infrastructure. 

  • An early adopter of new technology and loves to explore its financial and social benefits.
  • Amateur Historian.
  • Avid volunteer at Community Centers.

JOIN THE BPG TEAM

We believe that a passion to learn and grow moves us to better the community we serve and makes a positive difference in lives of our employees and customers. Find your next career by applying to join the BPG team today.