Our Team

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Alan Furste

Alan Furste

Alan joined Carlile Macy in 2015 after graduating California State University, Chico in 2009. He entered the field of engineering with a background in construction and since his employment at Carlile Macy has expanded his working experience and education to land design development and redevelopment project experience. While working under the guidance of licensed engineers at Carlile Macy, Alan has helped in producing construction documents in grading and site development and developed skills and knowledge in low impact design, post-construction BMPs, and stormwater management. When Alan isn’t working working hard in the office he enjoys writing and performing music with his upright bass.

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Bea Cottrell

Bea Cottrell

Bea has been with Carlile · Macy for 16 years and came to us following a wide-ranging career working in publishing, advertising, market research, and talent representation in cities from Chicago to San Francisco to Los Angeles. Now happily settled in Santa Rosa, she enjoys the people, the ambiance, and the variety of work and disciplines here at Carlile · Macy. Plus, it’s a cool office with an engaging company culture.

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Briana Morrison

Briana Morrison

Briana joined Carlile Macy in 2014, bringing with her the knowledge gained while working as a municipal parks project manager and a residential landscape designer in Texas before moving to Sonoma County. Her experience in design, construction administration, and community outreach couples creativity with practicality and keeps projects organized and moving forward. Adept at digital drafting and graphic rendering, Briana is a licensed landscape architect at Carlile Macy and produces concepts, graphics, and construction documents. If you can’t find her at the office, you’ll be sure to find her somewhere out in nature— kayaking, camping, or backpacking.

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Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Chris joined Carlile · Macy in April 2012 after working for a regional developer for the previous eight years. His extensive accounting experience in construction, real estate development and property management allows him to empathize with our clients. He prides himself on his ability to understand the unique requirements of our clients and tailor our billing process to satisfy those requirements. He is always looking for ways to improve our accounting and administrative processes and procedures.

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Cindy Omoth

Cindy Omoth

Cindy Omoth is a civil designer with 38 years of experience in the civil engineering field, joining Carlile Macy in 1995. The daughter of a civil engineer and land surveyor who owned his own business Cindy was immersed into the industry at an early age, helping with surveying as soon as she was tall enough to hold a rod, and then working as a drafter at 16. With her experience in the family business and her art background, Cindy brings a unique perspective to her qualities as a conscientious and creative designer. Her strong attention to detail enables her to translate her ideas into accurate construction drawings, from site layout to concise details. She has worked on projects ranging across California, from a diverse collection of residential and commercial development, to municipal flood control and public utility design, to parks and sports field design and renovation.

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Cindy Valladares

Cindy Valladares

Cindy Valladares joined Carlile Macy in 2015 to further apply her engineering education and experience to design engineering. Cindy came to Carlile Macy with a background in hydrology and hydraulic modeling. Since working here she has gained land design development and redevelopment project experience. Under the guidance of licensed engineers, Cindy has produced construction documents, hydrologic and hydraulic reports, and low-impact stormwater development reports. As an undergraduate at UC Davis Cindy had the opportunity to work as a research assistant at the UC Pavement Research Center.

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Crystal Shrouf

Crystal Shrouf

Crystal joined Carlile Macy in mid-2017 after serving 8 years in the environmental non-profit sector as an Office and Special Projects Manager. With a passion for web development she took on re-vamping the Carlile Macy website as one of her first projects here, and while she may never fulfill her career goals of becoming a Companion to The Doctor, she is pleased to have found Carlile Macy where she can continue to grow her skills as an Office Administrator while simultaneously continuing her web development education.

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Curt Nichols

Curt Nichols

Curt Nichols brings more than 30 years of site planning and project management experience to his role as principal and president of Carlile Macy. Beginning with resource management and planning experience with the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and with the acclaimed Sea Ranch development on the Northern California coast, Curt is known for his broad knowledge of natural systems, site planning, and entitlement processes and his ability to successfully guide complex public and private development projects from initial concept through construction. His special strengths include knowledge of entitlement processes, working with community groups, and coordinating teams of technical consultants. Curt has a special interest in the design of streets addressing not only vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians, but also their role as public space. As a member of the City of Santa Rosa Design Review Board, he was involved in the preparation of the City’s Design Guidelines and the modification of City street standards.

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James Smith

James Smith

With 24 years’ experience in land surveying and civil engineering technology, James Smith is well known for his innovative approach to project constraints. James currently serves as survey project manager and immediate supervisor of the field surveyors for Carlile Macy. His daily workload consists of scheduling and calculation support for the field crews, supervising the work of the office assistants, preparing record of surveys, reducing and adjusting GPS measurements, and conducting legal research for boundary and right-of-way surveys. James’s experience in working in engineering has helped him gain greater understanding of how to conduct surveys for engineering design. When he isn’t working hard in the office or out in the field, James prefers to be in his Jeep four wheeling in the mountains.

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Jim Fain

Jim Fain

Jim brings more than 18 years of civil engineering design experience to his role as associate and project manager with Carlile Macy. During his tenure here he has focused on infrastructure design for public and private projects including street and utility design, grading and drainable, and creek restoration. Having started his engineering career with the Marin County Flood Control and Storm Water Program, he has many years of experience in water quality, creek restoration, and flood control projects. Jim’s talents in understanding and interpreting current stormwater regulations and his innovative site solutions have been invaluable in advancing “green” street design as well as mentoring young staff in this emerging field. Jim served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years and had the unique opportunity to work with Mayans building stoves in the Guatemalan Highlands.

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Jon Olin

Jon Olin

Jon Olin became a licensed Professional Land Surveyor with the State of California in 1999. His land surveying experience includes over 35 years of responsibility for boundary surveys, aerial mapping, control surveys, topographic surveys, construction staking, preparation of legal descriptions and plats, preparation of Record of Surveys, Parcel Maps and Final Maps. In 2009, Jon completed the Certified Federal Surveyor (CFedS) program from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Jon has provided survey technical review services for numerous local agencies including the cities of Sonoma, Rohnert Park, Cotati, Rio Dell, Menifee, and American Canyon, reviewing easement legal descriptions, lot line adjustments, as well as parcel map and final map reviews. In this role he has signed and stamped parcel maps and final maps on behalf of the cities, certifying as to their technical correctness, as required by California Law.

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Kelly Bennett

Kelly Bennett

Kelly joined the Carlile · Macy survey team in 2016 as our lead Field Surveyor, bringing 20 years of Survey experience with him.

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Mark Hale

Mark Hale

Mark brings three decades of civil engineering site design and project management experience to his current role as partner with Carlile Macy. As lead civil engineer and partner, Mark oversees the engineering team and manages projects from entitlement approval through construction document creation and approval, construction inspection and contract administration. Passionate about the work that Carlile Macy does, he particularly enjoys being able to find the intersection between the client’s vision, existing constraints, and good design. Mark has been involved in the design and construction of more than 100 streets and roads in Northern California, ranging from narrow private lanes to regional parkways and highways. His experience enables him to design right-of-ways that function for vehicles and pedestrians, as well as providing corridors for utilities.

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Nuria Celdran

Nuria Celdran

Nuria gained experience in her early years working for her father in architectural drafting, and time and experience has given her even more knowledge working with civil engineers and landscape architects. She has a background in graphic design that helps her with graphic renderings and design layouts. Nuria’s excellent attention to detail and overall experience as a drafter has provided her the opportunity to develop productive and complicated work utilizing the full capability of AutoCAD. She is also very immersed in outdoor activities with family and friends.

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Pete Crudo

Pete Crudo

Pete joined Carlile · Macy in 2007 after graduating from UC Davis. He entered the field of engineering with a background in home construction and surveying, and since his employment at Carlile · Macy he has rapidly expanded his working experience and education to land design development and redevelopment projects. As a licensed engineer Pete has worked on a number of projects for Carlile · Macy and is skilled in producing construction documents in grading, site development, hydrology, low impact design, post-construction BMPs, and stormwater management.

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Peter Rochelle

Peter Rochelle

As part of our survey staff and engineering team, Peter brings a broad-based skill set that is fundamental to the success and growth of an industry that is constantly changing. Between the office and the field, Peter works closely with project staff to collaborate on project considerations from project research to design surveys and construction staking. His skill set includes a multi-level understanding of mapping technology and experience in 3D scanning and mapping as well as survey and civil design and drafting.

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Rachelle Stewart

Rachelle Stewart

Rachelle Stewart joined Carlile · Macy in 2014 to further apply her engineering education and experience to design engineering. She came to Carlile · Macy with a background in hydraulic modeling, water measurement, agricultural engineering and surveying. Since working here she has gained land design development and redevelopment project experience. As a licensed engineer, Rachelle has produced construction documents, hydrologic and hydraulic reports, and low-impact stormwater development reports.

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Joe Cool

Joe Cool

A part of the Peanuts on Parade project in Santa Rosa this statue, titled “Always Top Dog”, has become a loved member of the Carlile Macy offices. The art projects, which can be found throughout the city, were decorated by local artists and raised more than $500,000 for art scholarships. You can find out more about Peanuts on Parade through the SonomaCounty.com website.

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