Our Team

You might call them the backbone of the organization, the heartbeat of the project, or the brains behind the build, but we call them our team. From surveying land to drawing up plans, we do everything with purpose.

Executives

Taylor Rose
Vice President of Operations and General Counsel
Taylor Rose
Vice President of Operations and General Counsel

As Vice President of Operations and General Counsel, Taylor  oversees Legal, Finance, Accounting, Office Management and Facilities, IT, and Marketing + Communications. Taylor is responsible for providing leadership that mirrors CHW’s vision, mission and core values.

Taylor served as president of a 400-member national consulting firm in Washington, D.C., where he managed all operations including several commercial real estate transactions and leasing arrangements. Taylor began his career as a lawyer in Florida counseling commercial clients through business disputes and commercial transactions. Additionally, Taylor has started several successful businesses in diverse industries including retail and e-commerce selling to Fortune 500 companies.

Taylor attended the University of Florida for both his undergraduate and graduate studies, earning a degree in economics and a Juris Doctor, with honors.  He is also past president of the UF College of Law Alumni Counsel and looks forward to investing deeply in the Gainesville community.

Rory P. Causseaux, PE
Founder / CEO / Shareholder
Rory P. Causseaux, PE
Founder / CEO / Shareholder

As founding principal and Chief Executive Officer, Rory has been providing professional engineering services in the Southeast for close to 30 years. His engineering design expertise extends from site infrastructure design to permitting project of all types, ranging from individual commercial and mixed-use developments to large-scale residential communities. Rory guides both corporate vision and staff management closely with company Co-principals, Executives and Directors.

Robert J. Walpole, PE, LEED AP
President / Shareholder
Robert J. Walpole, PE, LEED AP
President / Shareholder

Robert is President and Principal Engineer at CHW Professional Consultants. Since joining the firm in 1997, his responsibilities include management of all technical and non-technical staff in planning + design, engineering, surveying, and construction administration and engineering inspections. Working with communities across the State of Florida Robert’s professional work focuses on designing and engineering infrastructure for the built environment.  Working on a master planning level, he has led and participated in site-specific planning for all types of development ranging from municipal infrastructure to healthcare, institutional, commercial, master planned communities and university campus planning.  Utilizing sound engineering principals and a deep understanding of the design and construction process, he leads development teams through conceptual planning, site design, and project implementation.

Kevin W. Hewett, PLS
Vice President / Shareholder
Kevin W. Hewett, PLS
Vice President / Shareholder

Joining the firm in 1997, Kevin is a CHW Shareholder and has served as Vice President since 2007. He has over 32 years of experience in the Land Surveying Industry. Kevin’s experience extends across the profession’s broad spectrum of public and private clients’ land surveying needs. Kevin leads CHW’s Survey Department, while providing leadership to CHW’s Directors in the firm’s execution of project management services.

Gerry Dedenbach, AICP, LEED AP
Vice President / Shareholder
Gerry Dedenbach, AICP, LEED AP
Vice President / Shareholder

Since joining the firm in 2003 he’s been proving professional planning services throughout Florida. Bringing regional experience and a proven ability to work across a variety of projects and with all client and regulatory levels, Gerry continues to expand CHW’s client base, while bringing continued innovation to clients. As CHW embarks on an era of targeted expansion and client retention, he leads the effort throughout the region and locally. His responsibilities include leading Business Development, Strategic Projects, and Strategic Goals Implementation.

E.J. Bolduc III, PLA, ASLA
Vice President / Landscape Architect
E.J. Bolduc III, PLA, ASLA
Vice President / Landscape Architect

CHW has brought on experienced Landscape Architect E.J. Bolduc III as Vice President to lead the Planning + Design group. Mr. Bolduc has been practicing landscape architecture for more 20 years. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and is a Registered Landscape Architect in the State of Florida. He is a LEED Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Josh Highlander, PE, CGC
Vice President
Josh Highlander, PE, CGC
Vice President

Joining the firm in 2014, Josh helps bridge the gap between design and construction. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE), Certified General Contractor (CGC), and University of Florida graduate with over a decade of professional experience in Civil Engineering and Construction. Josh leads CHW’s Engineering and Construction Services (CS) department, offering project guidance from concept to completion.

Directors

Monique M. Heathcock, PE, LEED AP
Director of Engineering
Monique M. Heathcock, PE, LEED AP
Director of Engineering

Monique joined CHW in 2002. As Director of Engineering, Monique supervises and manages the department’s staff and actively participates in all phases of the development process from project inception through construction completion. Monique has been a registered Professional Engineer since 1999, specializing in projects that require transportation and roadway layout and design and/or maintenance of traffic.

Becki Sabis
Director of Human Resources and Administration
Becki Sabis
Director of Human Resources and Administration

Since joining the firm in 2001 her role has grown to Director of Human Resources and Administration. She manages all aspects of human resources, accounting and bookkeeping, all administrative and non-technical staff, and general office operations.

Missy Boyer
Marketing Communications Director / Graphic Designer
Missy Boyer
Marketing Communications Director / Graphic Designer

Ms. Boyer is Marketing Communications Director and in-house graphic designer for CHW, with over 20 years of experience in the realm of visual communications and graphic design, and over 15 years as a marketing professional. Ms. Boyer is responsible for developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives. She utilizes design and develops effective marketing communications using varied mediums and channels, online and offline.

Chris Dougherty
Business Development Manager
Chris Dougherty
Business Development Manager

Chris helps lead the development and expansion of CHW’s professional consulting services throughout the North and Central Florida region. He brings to CHW over 17 years of experience in the design and development industry.

Aaron Hickman, PSM
Director of Surveying
Aaron Hickman, PSM
Director of Surveying

Since joining the firm in 2003, his role has grown to Director of Surveying. Aaron has 13 years of survey experience, and is responsible for managing 300+ survey projects per annum. Aaron’s areas of specialization include boundary, topographic, ALTA/ACSM land title surveys, as-built surveys, route surveys, quantity surveys, survey data analysis, survey project management, subdivision plat review, and construction layout.

Laurie Hall, PLA
Director of Design / Landscape Architect
Laurie Hall, PLA
Director of Design / Landscape Architect

Laurie Hall is a Registered Landscape Architect with over ten years of experience in a wide range of commercial, multi-family residential, and campus projects. She is experienced in providing site design, project management, presentation graphics, construction documentation, and construction administration services.

Craig Brashier, AICP
Director of Planning
Craig Brashier, AICP
Director of Planning

Craig Brashier is an American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP) accredited Planning Manager at CHW and has over 10 years of experience in project management. Craig focuses on comprehensive and land use planning. Craig’s breadth of experience ranges from advising local governments on Comprehensive Plan text and map amendments to large-scale planning efforts with extra-jurisdictional and regional impacts.

Jason Claus
Director / Jacksonville Office
Jason Claus
Director / Jacksonville Office

Departments

Surveying + Mapping
Surveyors, Mappers
Surveying + Mapping
Surveyors, Mappers

View Our Surveying + Mapping team
Surveyors measure and map just about everything on the land, in the air, or in the ocean — but at CHW, we like to stick to our Floridian home turf. Our team of surveying professionals focus on cost-effective, accurate data collection to help you determine the scope of your project.

Engineering
Civil, Site, Utilities
Engineering
Civil, Site, Utilities

View Our Civil Engineering Team

The roads that carry you to your destination, the foundation on which you stand, and the water that splashes from your faucet are made possible by engineering. Our engineers approach each project by analyzing the bigger picture and fine-tuning the smallest details.

Transportation
Engineering
Transportation
Engineering

View Our Transportation Team

There’s more to getting from point A to point B than meets the eye. From choosing the asphalt  type to forecasting traffic, our transportation engineering team works to provide roads that are convenient, environmentally compatible – and most importantly, safe.

Planning + Design
Landscape Architects, Planners, Urban Designers, Graphic Designers
Planning + Design
Landscape Architects, Planners, Urban Designers, Graphic Designers

View Our Planning + Design Team
Planners shape the vision of a community, urban designers help bring it to life, and landscape architects make it beautiful. Together, our planning, design, and landscape architecture teams enrich our communities.

Construction
Construction Administrators, Construction Engineering Inspectors
Construction
Construction Administrators, Construction Engineering Inspectors

View Our Construction Services team
Our experienced construction services professionals will guide you through the development process from construction to completion — focusing on details so you won’t have to.

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