Doug Alvine, P.E., LEED AP
Doug is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional, committed to the goals of sustainable design initiatives and the integrated design approach for facilities. Over the past seven years, Doug has overseen the engineering systems designs of LEED Certified buildings totaling over 8 million sq. ft., including several highrise facilities. A native of Omaha and a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Doug is a registered professional electrical engineer in 42 states. Along with his role at Alvine Engineering, Doug has been actively involved in the engineering profession and the community at large. He has served as a board member for Heartland Family Service, American Council of Engineering Companies, United Way of the Midlands, Junior Achievement, and the University of Nebraska President’s Advisory Council.Doug and his wife Kim are the proud parents of six children. In the spare time he sometimes finds, Doug enjoys swimming and running.
Steve Alvine, P.E., LEED AP, CxA
A native of Omaha and a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Steve is a registered professional mechanical engineer in 42 states. Steve is a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional and a certified Commissioning Authority.Steve has extensive technical knowledge of the design of the life support systems for aquatic and zoo exhibits.In his 30+ years as a mechanical engineer, Steve’s interest in this discipline has lead to his involvement on a wide variety of aquatic and zoo exhibits across the country. In his role as Principal-in-Charge of Alvine Aquatics projects, Steve leads the firm’s design of life support systems. He is valued as a leader in the life support engineering industry. He leads the design concepts of our mechanical HVAC, plumbing and fire sprinkler systems for many of our projects. Steve is a key contributor in our quality assurance process of our technical work for clients.
When away from the office, Steve takes every opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. He loves hiking and travels regularly to the Rocky Mountains. Closer to home, Steve can be found playing early-morning racquetball at the Y – except on college football Saturdays.
As COO, Brant Yantzer manages the strategic growth, marketing, and operations of Alvine Engineering and IP Design Group, Alvine and Associates’ technology division. He played a pivotal role in developing IP Design Group as a separate brand and in increasing its market presence. He is a native of Killdeer, North Dakota and a graduate of the University of Mary in Bismarck. His certifications include: Microsoft Certified Professional, 3com Certified Network Designer, IBM Network Communications Certified, and IBM Internet Certified.