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

Nina Frohling

Project Manager (Designs)

Arizona

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)

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.

Chris Duarte

General Superintendent (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!"

Brent Knuckles

Operations Manager (Construction)

Arizona

Brent is in charge of estimating for our Construction Division.

  • His quick wit and laughter are contagious.

Eric Ramsey

Eric Ramsey

Project Manager (Designs)

Arizona

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.

Alycea Espinoza

Division Administrator (Designs)

Arizona

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.

Mark Muniz

Project Manager (Construction)

Arizona

Mark manages projects for our construction division. 

  • He is an avid bike rider (road) and hiker.
  • Mark is a bit of a foodie - loves to go out to dinner.

Adrian Moctezuma

Project Manager (Construction)

Arizona

Planning, organizing, and directing the completion of construction projects, while ensuring these projects are on time, budget and within scope!

  • Loves to read and educate on World history and Creation.
  • Halloween is his favorite time of the year, volunteers as a haunt actor at local locations.
  • Karaoke is his most favorite past time for entertainment.

Catherine Swigunski

Administrative Assistant

Arizona

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.

Technologies & Electric

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

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.

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!

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. 

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

Michelle Stufflebeam

Executive Administrator

Arizona

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!

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.

Birgit Olson

Marketing and Communications

Arizona

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

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

Catherine Orendain

Department Administrator

California

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.

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.

Christopher Duran

Christopher Duran

Project Manager (Designs)

California

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.

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.