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 & Engineering

Nina Frohling

Project Manager (Designs)


Nina is a Project Manager for the Designs Department.

  • Grew up in Illinois
  • Loves the outdoors
  • Likes spending time with family and friends, but loves hanging out with her dogs!

Ben Roper

Project Manager (Designs)


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.

Eric Ramsey

Project Manager (Designs)


Project Manager for the Nevada market, also getting into the Arizona market.


  • He loves to Barbeque.
  • He loves to raise house plants.
  • He loves to camp.

Andrew Nash

Project Manager (Designs)


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.

Alycea Espinoza

Division Administrator (Designs)


Alycea's current title is Division Administrator. Alycea assists in all administrative tasks and coordination of all work in the Designs Division.

  • She has been at BPG for 5 years.
  • She likes to travel, work out, and eat good food.
  • She loves spending time with family and friends.

OSP and ISP Construction

James Ruiz

Outside Plant Manager


James is our OSP Construction Manager.

  • James graduated from Grand Canyon University with a BA in Business Management
  • He plays guitar and piano
  • His favorite season of the year is hunting season

Catherine Swigunski

Administrative Assistant


Catherine provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks and is responsible for assisting the construction department with project setup, and weekly reports.

  • Loves to travel.
  • Likes being outdoors, camping, or on the beach.
  • Loves spending time with her son.

Ardeshir Dadkhah

Project Manager 


Arde has been with BPG for the past 5 years and has experience in design and construction. He completed his Master's of Engineering Construction Management in 2022.

  • Arde loves to Travel and see new places.
  • He works out every day.
  • He loves to hangout with friend and family.

Jim Stroud

ISP/OSP Estimator

Jim's current role is an ISP/OSP Estimator.

  • Retired from the City of Mesa IT in 2021 after 23 years of service.
  • Western Michigan University Alum
  • Born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan but have lived in Arizona since 1994.

Patricia Berkey

Patricia Barkey

Project Coordinator (Low Voltage)


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


Kevin Barnett

Special Systems Estimator (Low Voltage)


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!

Linda Morgan

Linda Morgan

Project Coordinator (Low Voltage)


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.

Bryan Leon

Project Manager    (Low Voltage)


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.

Adriel Hall

Project Manager (Low Voltage)


Adriel manages all the OSP/ISP Splicing for BPG.

  • On his weekends he rebuilds a 1975 ski boat.

  • Always has a smile on his face despite the problem.

  • He loves animals and has 3 massive cats.

Jonathan Goddard

Jonathan Goddard

Director - Electric Division 


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

Ted Tiffany

Manager - Electric Division 


Ted currently bids, manages and works all BPG Electric projects.


Oscar Parada

Oscar Parada



Oscar works as an Electrician and performs all tasks necessary to complete jobs on-time and on-budget.

Jackson Wick

Electrical Apprentice


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


Kristena Lauritzen

Employee Resources Assistant (Employee Resources)


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. 

Marissa Dooley

Recuiter Human Resources Generalist


As the HR Generalist/Recruiter I will be responsible for full cycle recruitment, onboarding, and general Employee Resources support.

  • My puppy is named Kitty
  • I love hiking National Parks
  • My favorite book is East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Doris Thompson

Account Specialist (Accounting)


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

Lorraine Carrasco

Accounts Payable Specialist (Accounting)


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.

Michelle Stufflebeam

Executive Administrator


Michelle assists the C-Suite Team members with all administrative support tasks.

  • She was born and raised in Arizona.  She has three grown children.
  • Her favorite individual sport is Axe throwing. She hopes to go to Nationals someday. 
  • She moonlights for family and friends as an event coordinator, Baker, DIY guru, home organizer, and interior designer!

Birgit Olson

Marketing and Communications


  • Marketing is her passion!
  • Birgit enjoys travel, photography, painting and dance.
  • She was born and raised in Germany.

Tony Judes

Fleet Manager (Fleet)


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.

Don Thorstenson

Don Thorstenson

IT Manager (IT)


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.

California Team

Garrett Baird

Operations Manger


Garrett is the Designs Operation Manager for the California office.

He loves baseball and golf, whether it be playing or watching.

He and his family love Disney and they go 3-4 times a month.  They have been to Disneyworld twice and hope to go to all of the Disney parks around the world.

His father is his role model/hero and taught him to live by the following: “Do not worry about being right.  Instead, do what is right.”

Michael Lumpkin

Project Manager (Designs)


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.

Christopher Duran

Project Manager (Designs)


Christopher is the Project Manager for Frontier Fiber to the Home Project at BPG.

  • He has a beautiful 11-year-old daughter.
  • He graduated from the wildland fire academy at Rio Hondo College and worked on a type 2 hand crew for the US Forest Service for 2 fire seasons.   
  • He loves to golf whenever he has free time.

Catherine Orendain

Department Administrator


I was raised in Southern California and most of my family works in Telecom. You can say its in my blood! I have a strong interest in Telecom and a team oriented mindset.

  • I am an avid reader and gamer.
  • I am foody and will travel far and wide to try new things.
  • I love traveling to the desert and off-roading in my car.
  • I love being with my family.


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.