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Staff

Our Dedicated Team

We love our employees and know they make the PK Electrical promise of a commitment to innovative electrical designs a reality. We are proud to be one of the best places for electrical engineers to work. Our unique collaborative model and professionalism make PK Electrical, Inc. one of the top electrical engineering firms nationwide.


Karen D. Purcell, P.E.

Karen D. Purcell, P.E.

Principal

Karen Purcell

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8833


Hometown: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Widener University

Years of Experience: 30

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Running
  2. Favorite food: Creamy peanut butter
  3. What dumb accomplishment are you most proud of? Attending 59 Elton John concerts
Alan Wiskus, LEED AP BD+C

Alan Wiskus, LEED AP BD+C

Principal

Alan Wiskus

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3160


Hometown: Dedham, Iowa

Years of Experience: 32

Other Info:
  1. Secret talents: EMT
  2. Something you’ve been meaning to try but haven’t gotten the chance to: Flying/pilot
  3. Best way to spend a day off: In the great outdoors
Joey Ganser, P.E.

Joey Ganser, P.E.

Principal | Engineering

Joey Ganser

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8820


Hometown: Sparks, Nevada

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology

Years of Experience: 12

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Snow and water skiing
  2. Best way to relax after a stressful day: Cooking dinner for my family
  3. What dumb accomplishment are you most proud of? I once beat Sonic the Hedgehog in less than an hour
Dugan Hadler, LEED AP BD+C

Dugan Hadler, LEED AP BD+C

Principal | Design

Dugan Hadler

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8826


Hometown: Sparks, Nevada

Education: IBEW/NJATC

Years of Experience: 20

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: anything outside, skiing, camping, boating, fishing, etc.
  2. Something you’ve been meaning to try but haven’t gotten the chance to: Swimming – I can do it, but reserve the talent strictly for survival situations, of which I have not been in… which is nice.
  3. What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? “Be honest and work harder than anyone around you.” My dad used to tell me that.
Mike Greene, P.E.

Mike Greene, P.E.

Design Manager

Mike Greene, P.E.

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3163


Hometown: Denver, Colorado

Education: Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder

Years of Experience: 21

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Outdoor recreation
  2. Most interesting place you’ve been: Inside the Great Pyramids at Giza
  3. Something you’ve been meaning to try but haven’t gotten the chance to: Skydiving
Scott Pruter

Scott Pruter

Senior Project Manager

Scott Pruter

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8831


Hometown: Orange, Texas

Education: Bachelor degree from the University of Texas

Years of Experience: 41

Other Info:
  1. Most interesting place you’ve been: Costa Rica
  2. Dream vacation: Iceland and Scandinavia
  3. Favorite food: Mexican food
Martin St. Peter

Martin St. Peter

Senior Project Manager

Martin St. Peter

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3172


Hometown: Damar, Kansas

Education: IBEW Apprenticeship

Years of Experience: 46

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime: Golfing
  2. Most interesting place you’ve been: Utila, Honduras
  3. Something you’ve crossed off your bucket list: Skydiving
Brian Cuneo, P.E., RCDD

Brian Cuneo, P.E., RCDD

Technology Manager

Brian Cuneo

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8824


Hometown: San Rafael, California

Education: Master of Science in Construction Management and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley

Years of Experience: 30

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Skiing and mountain biking
  2. Favorite band: Eagles
  3. Something you’ve been meaning to try but haven’t gotten the chance to: Kite surfing
Alana Butler

Alana Butler

Technology Project Manager

Alana Butler

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3169


Hometown: Parksville, British Columbia, Canada

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada

Years of Experience: 12

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Gardening
  2. Dream vacation: Cruise around the Greek islands
  3. Best way to relax after a stressful day: Taking the dog for a walk
Rob Bogan

Rob Bogan

Technology Project Manager

Rob Bogan

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3173


Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia

Education: Associate of Electronics Engineering and Associate of Business

Other Info:
  1. Most interesting place you’ve been: Xunantunich Mayan ruins in Belize
  2. Favorite food: Sushi
  3. Best way to spend a day off: Bird hunting
Bryan Dagerman, P.E.

Bryan Dagerman, P.E.

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Bryan Dagerman

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8828


Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno

Years of Experience: 13

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Skiing! I grew up skiing and after college, I stopped for a while, but now I’ve gotten back into it. I’m getting my kids into it as well just like my parents did for me, it has been a lot of fun.
  2. Favorite food: I love Mexican food, so tacos
  3. Most interesting place you’ve been: Washington DC is super fun to visit. I love the history and tons of free museums to explore.
Zack Jernigan, P.E.

Zack Jernigan, P.E.

Electrical Design Engineer

Zack Jernigan, P.E.

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3171


Hometown: Lubbock, Texas

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University

Years of Experience: 12

Other Info:
  1. Something you’ve crossed off your bucket list: Jumping out of a perfectly good plane
  2. Favorite thing to binge watch: The Office
  3. Best way to spend a day off of work? In the mountains taking pictures
Craig Carroll, SET

Craig Carroll, SET

Senior Electrical Designer

Craig Carroll

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8819


Hometown: Reno, Nevada

Education: IBEW/NJATC

Years of Experience: 19

Other Info:
  1. Favorite band: Portugal. The Man
  2. Best way to relax after a stressful day: Going to the gym/working out
  3. Favorite pastime/hobby: Brewing (and drinking) beer
Tim Castaldy

Tim Castaldy

Electrical Designer

Tim Castaldy

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3166


Hometown: Bay Shore, New York

Education: Suffolk Community College

Years of Experience: 17

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Furniture making
  2. If you were a superhero, your super power would be? Time travel
  3. What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? How to coach an under six year old boys soccer team
Reid Poling, MS, E.I., LEED Green Associate

Reid Poling, MS, E.I., LEED Green Associate

Electrical Designer

Reid Poling

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3167


Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Education: Master and Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Kansas

Years of Experience: 1

Other Info:
  1. Favorite thing to binge watch: The Office
  2. If you were a superhero, your superpower would be: Teleportation
  3. What game or movie universe would you live in? Star Wars, without a doubt!
Steve Villanueva

Steve Villanueva

Electrical Designer

Steve Villanueva

(775) 826-9010 Ext. 8822


Hometown: Reno, Nevada

Education: IBEW/NJATC

Years of Experience: 23

Other Info:
  1. Something you’ve crossed off your bucket list: finding my soulmate and having children with her.
  2. What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever given? Don’t forget to laugh today!
  3. What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? Classic cars.
Nyaaba Apambire

Nyaaba Apambire

Electrical Designer

Nyaaba Apambire

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8834


Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Basketball
  2. Best way to relax after a stressful day: Play/watch basketball
  3. What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? Basketball
Linda Cammarata

Linda Cammarata

Project Technical Assistant

Linda Cammarata

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3175


Hometown: Green Garden, Illinois

Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Saint Louis University

Years of Experience: 1

Other Info:
  1. Dream vacation: Completing the Camino De Santiago or sailing the Arctic Circle
  2. If you were a superhero, your superpower would be: Teleportation of myself and anything/anyone touching me
  3. Favorite pastime/hobby: Photography
Savina Gonzalez

Savina Gonzalez

Production Manager

Savina Gonzalez

(775) 826-9010 Ext. 8816


Hometown: Mahopac, New York

Education: Bachelor of Science in Facility Planning and Management from Cornell University; Associates of Art in Graphic Design from Truckee Meadows Community College.

Years of Experience: 21

Other Info:
  1. Something you’ve crossed off your bucket list: Doing a Tough Mudder
  2. If you were a superhero, your superpower would be: Domino’s luck
  3. What dumb accomplishment are you most proud of?: Writing cursive backwards

 

Brenda Glavin

Brenda Glavin

Production & BIM Manager

Brenda Glavin

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3161


Hometown: Kewa, New Mexico

Education: ITT Technical Institute for Drafting and Design; Arapahoe Community College for Revit, CAD 1 for Revit MEP; Bentley Institute for Microstation

Years of Experience: 15

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Art and listening to audio books
  2. Secret talents: Being aware of myself and my mental faculties
  3. What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever given? Have a fantastic day!
Brandon Douglas

Brandon Douglas

Senior Drafter

Brandon Douglas

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3168


Hometown: Goodland, Kansas

Education: Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology from Northwest Tech; Bentley Institute of MicroStation

Years of Experience: 10

Other Info:
  1. Favorite food: BBQ
  2. What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever given? Practice how you play
  3. What game or movie universe would you live in? Harry Potter
Mike Bellender

Mike Bellender

Senior Drafter

Mike Bellender

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3170


Hometown: Sterling, Colorado

Education: Associate of Science

Years of Experience: 8

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Gaming
  2. Favorite food: Pasta
  3. Best way to spend a day off work? At the lake
Phung Ung

Phung Ung

Drafter

Phung Ung

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3295


Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado, Denver
Years of Experience: 6

Other Info:
  1. Dream vacation: Travel to Maldives/Dubai
  2. Best way to relax after a stressful day: Listen to music
  3. What dumb accomplishment are you most proud of? Completing a Rubik’s Cube
Hector Sariñana

Hector Sariñana

Drafter

Hector Sariñana

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3165


Hometown: Goodland, Kansas

Education: Associate of Applied Science in Engineering Technology from Northwest Tech

Years of Experience: 1

Other Info:
  1. Best way to relax after a stressful day: Long run and exercise
  2. Something you’ve been meaning to try but haven’t gotten the chance to: Archery and bowhunting
  3. What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever given? “Be water, my friend.” – Bruce Lee
Darlene Barnes

Darlene Barnes

Drafter

Darlene Barnes

(775) 826-9010 Ext. 3162


Hometown: Hinckley, Utah

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Salt Lake City

Other Info:
  1. Something you’ve crossed off your bucket list: Skydiving, traveling Europe for 15 days (Paris, Florence, Venice, and Rome), and Achieving my Bachelors!
  2. Favorite thing to binge watch: World of Dance, SYTYCD, Project Runway, or Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix
  3. What age do you wish you could permanently be?: At 29 I was in the best shape of my life! it would be nice to be permanently buff but still have the emotional and academic knowledge gained up through this point.
Juan Perez-Argueta

Juan Perez-Argueta

Drafting Intern

Juan Perez-Argueta

(775) 826-9010


Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Education: Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Colorado, Denver

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Photography
  2. What game of movie universe would you live in? Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit
  3. Dream vacation: Backpacking through Europe, Asia, or South America
Matt Brown

Matt Brown

Drafter

Matt Brown

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3170


Hometown: Crescent City, California

Education: Associate of Science from Rogue Community College

Years of Experience: 20

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Golf and bowling
  2. Most interesting place you’ve been: Santorini Island, Greece
  3. Favorite thing to binge watch: Breaking Bad
Amanda Hartman

Amanda Hartman

Business Development/Marketing

Amanda Hartman

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3164


Hometown: Ankeny, Iowa

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and Leadership from the University of Iowa

Other Info:
  1. Favorite thing to binge watch: TLC shows that make me feel better about myself (My Strange Addiction & My 600-lb Life are my top two)
  2. What game or movie universe would you live in? Harry Potter
  3. What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? Drag queens
Emily Cox

Emily Cox

Marketing Coordinator

Emily Cox

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8839


Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Education: Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Nevada, Reno

Other Info:
  1. Most interesting place you’ve been: Tokyo when the cherry blossoms were blooming. It was spectacular!
  2. Something you’ve been meaning to try but haven’t gotten the chance to: Paddleboarding on Lake Tahoe
  3. What could you give a 40-minute presentation on with absolutely no preparation? Costco’s business structure… I love that place
Sarah Tracy

Sarah Tracy

Business Development Specialist

Sarah Tracy

(775) 826-9010 Ext. 8818


Hometown: Woodland, California

Other Info:
  1. Weirdest food you’ve ever eaten: The food isn’t weird, but the combination of it is! When I was pregnant I loved to dip cucumber slices into chocolate pudding… and I still do it every once in a while!
  2. Best way to relax after a stressful day: Baking
  3. Something you’ve been meaning to try but haven’t gotten the chance to: Skiing or snowboarding
Marcia Hallett

Marcia Hallett

Accounting & Office Manager

Marcia Hallett

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8817


Hometown: Santa Maria, California

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Pacific University

Other Info:
  1. Secret talents: I can make chocolate cake disappear
  2. Dream vacation: RV tour of the south island of New Zealand
  3. Something you’ve crossed off your bucket list: Swimming in the ocean on a horse
Shannon Turner

Shannon Turner

Executive & Accounting Assistant

Shannon Turner

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8821


Hometown: Reno, Nevada

Other Info:
  1. Dream vacation: Bora Bora in those overwater bungalows
  2. Favorite food: Chicken fingers and fries from Bully’s (has to be Bully’s)
  3. Best way to spend a day off work: Spa day!
Hannah Rico

Hannah Rico

Administrative Coordinator

Hannah Rico

(720) 481-3290 Ext.3289


Hometown: Hanover, Pennsylvania
Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Millersville University

Other Info:
  1. Best way to relax after a stressful day: Getting outside with my dogs
  2. Favorite pastime/hobby: Making cork boards out of used corks
  3. Favorite food: All things spicy
Joel Seth

Joel Seth

Intern

Joel Seth

(775) 826-9010 Ext.8825


Hometown: Reno, Nevada

Education: Truckee Meadows Community College

Other Info:
  1. Favorite pastime/hobby: Baseball
  2. If you could be any movie character, who would you be? Iron Man
  3. What age do you wish you could permanently be? 10
Matthew Stuart

Matthew Stuart

Intern

Matthew Stuart


Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Education: University of Nevada, Reno

Other Info:
  1. Something you’ve crossed off your bucket list: Scuba Diving
  2. What dumb accomplishment are you most proud of: Eagle Scout
  3. Something you’ve been meaning to try but haven’t gotten the chance to: Skydiving