Alvine and Associates Announces Promotions and Shareholders

Alvine and Associates is excited to announce the promotions and leadership advancements of seven significant contributors to the success of the firm.

An Omaha-based engineering firm, Alvine and Associates has offices and locations in Lincoln, Nebraska; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Des Moines, Iowa; Kansas City, Missouri; and Denver, Colorado. Beginning as a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering firm over 60 years ago, it now provides full-service engineering services through two divisions: Alvine Engineering and IP Design Group. While continuing its commitment to the Midwest region, the firm has expanded to work in nearly every state of the United States, as well as areas in Canada and Mexico.

Developing strong leaders in the engineering industry has been a focus throughout the course of Alvine and Associates’ history. Previously a family-owned business, the company has taken an important step in transitioning its business to the first non-family engineering shareholders in its history. We are proud to announce Brian Hadfield and Brandon Rich as shareholders of the firm. Brian and Brandon have demonstrated engineering excellence at the highest levels over the course of their careers. They have also proven leadership in the development of staff, maintaining and growing the firm’s client base, and embracing and continuing the company’s core values and rich traditions.

Alvine and Associates continues to develop a high-performing team of leaders that set the standard for engineering excellence. In addition to Brian and Brandon, new leaders also include Steph Guy as principal; Scott Sanders as associate principal; and Craig Johnson, Frank Scalise, and Aaron Wascher as project managers.



Brian Hadfield P.E., LEED AP, WELL AP

Brian has been working at Alvine and Associates since starting as an intern over 20 years ago. Since then, he has become a valuable leader, working on LEED and WELL™ certified buildings, as well as projects in some of the country’s biggest cities including Chicago and Nashville. Brian will continue his dedication to relationships, quality engineering, and innovation in his role as a shareholder.

Learn more about Brian.

Shareholder and Principal

Brandon Rich P.E., LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, Fitwel Ambassador

Brandon has been an employee with Alvine and Associates since 2007. His experience includes leading many projects of varying types and sizes. Brandon is a leader in the LEED, WELL, and Fitwel® design and certification processes. His commitment to customer service, client relations, and engineering quality will continue to be a key focal point of his duties as principal and shareholder.

Find out more about Brandon.

Steph Guy P.E., F.AEI, LEED AP


Steph Guy P.E., LEED AP

Steph Guy has been promoted to principal. This role will help her further explore what she loves most about her 17-year engineering career – the opportunity to impact others. From her community to some of the biggest cities in the country, Steph understands how buildings play a part in shaping education, relationships, and effect the environment.

Read more about Steph.

Associate Principal

Scott Sanders P.E.

Scott has been promoted to associate principal. Bringing 27 years of experience, Scott specializes in mechanical engineering and has since become a leader in Alvine and Associates’ Oklahoma City office. Scott draws on his experiences across a wide range of projects to mentor others and bring creative solutions to complex problems.

Learn more about Scott.


Project Manager

Craig Johnson P.E.

Craig has been promoted to project manager. His 15 years of experience have taught him that one key to success in this industry is the ability to locate and partner with a team of subject matter experts to address design challenges in a timely manner. Craig takes every opportunity to gain experience with integrated project delivery methods to better prepare for these types of projects.

Hear more about Craig’s story.

Project Manager

Frank Scalise

Frank has been promoted to project manager. For him, new opportunities provide new challenges, leading to new solutions. His over 30-year career is rewarding because he can make a difference in people’s lives. By engineering systems to support manufacturing processes for products to combat COVID-19, Frank helped many people survive the virus.

Find out more about Frank.


Project Manager

Aaron Wascher P.E., LEED AP BD+C, GGP, GPCP

Aaron has been promoted to project manager. Throughout his 22-year career, Aaron’s primary goal has been to provide clients with a building they can be proud of, requiring flexibility to meet budget, timeline, and sustainability goals. He recognizes that every design decision has a long-term influence on energy usage and operating costs.

Read more of Aaron’s story.

Interested in making a difference with us here at Alvine Engineering? Learn more or send your resume to today!

Gary Lange, Jacob Bullock, Mary Wurst, and Jacob Butler present on MEPT Engineering 101 in the training room at Alvine Engineering.