Dean C. Allen

Chief Executive Officer

Dean has more than 30 years experience in the design, construction and real estate industries in the Pacific Northwest. Under his leadership, McKinstry has grown from a mechanical contractor into a comprehensive design, build, operate, and maintain enterprise with more than $400 million per year in revenues and 1,600 employees.


Doug Moore, P.E.


With over 30 years of experience, Doug was instrumental in evolving McKinstry’s capabilities to include mechanical and electrical design, build, operate, and maintain services. His extensive knowledge of the construction industry includes Pre-Construction Services and the strategic integration of design activities, budget models, constructability reviews, early procurement of equipment and building automation systems, and Building Information Models. 


Bill Teplicky, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

As an 18-year member of McKinstry’s corporate team, Bill's extensive experience in accounting, management, negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate development, and corporate development has proven instrumental in the company’s success. His duties include setting budgets, plans, and policies while establishing procedures and priorities to implement and maintain approved plans. 


David Allen

Executive Vice President

David is responsible for McKinstry’s brand development, managing the company’s strategic positioning, and overseeing its business development, community relations, and client service activities. He is widely respected for helping create McKinstry’s positioning strategy… a strategy that has resulted in the firm’s national reputation as a leader in integrated facility services delivery and engineered solutions in the clean technology sector.


Brent Guinn

Executive Vice President - Design & Construction

With over 29 years of experience, Brent’s extensive knowledge of the construction industry includes expertise in project management, cost control, value engineering, and labor relations/management. In addition to his design-build experience, Brent was instrumental in developing McKinstry’s Facility Management offering. His technical expertise, combined with his strong customer relations skills make his contributions critical to the company’s overall success.


Ash Awad, P.E.

Vice President - Energy & Facility Services

With nearly 20 years of energy efficiency experience, Ash is responsible for evolving McKinstry’s energy efficiency, renewable energy, and facility services business lines while providing the vision and leadership for a variety of related strategic initiatives. His extensive knowledge in the energy industry includes systems engineering, evaluation of sustainable ideas, development of alternative-financing solutions, and optimizing and securing utility incentives and grants.


Cheryl Di Re

Vice President – Human Resources

Since joining the company in July 2010, Cheryl has provided leadership to fulfill McKinstry’s vision for developing its people. During her tenure, McKinstry has increased its clarity around job structures, aided in talent planning, developed leadership capabilities, and improved access to employee training and career development, deploying a number of new tools and systems to help McKinstry employees find and build their careers. 


Heidi de Laubenfels

Vice President – Communications and External Relations

As leader of communications and external relations, Heidi de Laubenfels’ areas of responsibility include brand, marketing, internal and external communications, and enterprise-wide business operations. Heidi also leads McKinstry’s community-engagement efforts and serves as a steward of the McKinstry Charitable Foundation. She joined McKinstry in March 2012.


Jamie Pedersen

Vice President and General Counsel

Jamie Pedersen is McKinstry’s Vice President and General Counsel. A highly valued member of the Governance Team, he came to the company from K & L Gates, where he served as outside counsel for over 17 years to a number of organizations, including McKinstry.  

Jamie has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financing, as well as creating and structuring business ventures. He has worked with both small and established firms to bring exciting new products and services to market and create jobs in the community.


Ned Gebert, P.E.

Vice President - Operations

Ned has been in the industry for 28 years, the last 26 with McKinstry. He possesses tremendous experience in a vast array of areas, including Senior Project Management, cost control, cost estimating, and value engineering. His expertise constantly proves itself invaluable to our corporate/management team.