Patricia A. Mirek
President, Owner, and Co-Founder
As CEO and President of ACM, Pat has over four decades of corporate management experience. Responsibilities as the majority owner of ACM include managing the corporation, including finances, personnel, risk management, and acquisitions. She envisioned the development of ACM to provide beneficial cost and CPM schedule solutions for clients’ projects. Over the past 3 decades, ACM has built upon Pat’s ethical standards in responding to clients’ needs. The majority of new business results from referrals, through her direction and efforts.
Anthony J. Werderitsch, PE, CCP, CFCC, PMP, FAACE
Executive Vice President, Owner, and Co-Founder
As co-founder and an owner of ACM, Tony has over five decades of experience in project management consulting, major engineering, and construction projects. His professional responsibilities have entailed corporate project management oversight, operations, as well as working as a departmental manager for project controls, estimating, planning, scheduling, and cost analysis. Tony is the co-author of ACM’s Construction Claims: Contract Changes, Contract Delays, and Claim Awareness; Project Management Planning & Scheduling; Planning & Scheduling; and Fundamentals of Cost Estimating training seminars. Tony has written and presented many papers to professional societies and industry associations, has served as an expert witness in construction delay claims, and is one of ACM’s key professional instructors.
James E. Krebs, PE, CCP, PMP, FAACE
Executive Vice President, Owner
As one of ACM’s Owners, Jim is a day to day contact. Jim has been with ACM for over 34 years, is a registered Professional Engineer; a Certified Cost Professional; a Certified Project Management Professional; and a Fellow of AACE International, the Authority for Total Cost Management®. His experience includes corporate and project management, field supervision, training, project controls, and construction experience including planning, scheduling, estimating, cost control, claims analysis, and administrative services. Jim is also a subject matter expert performing analysis and consulting services for claim disputes and resolutions. In addition, he is a project management practitioner, has developed and presented numerous seminars, and is one of ACM’s key professional instructors.
Anthony M. Woodrich, CCP, PMP, MBA
Senior Vice President, Owner
Anthony is an ACM owner and a day to day contact. Anthony is a Certified Cost Professional and Project Management Professional with over 32 years of experience in project management, industrial construction, contract management/administration, total cost management, planning, scheduling, estimating, training, and computerized project controls. Anthony’s experience includes work in institutional, electronics, defense, FAA disaster recovery, construction, automotive engineering, transportation, electric and water utility, manufacturing, health care, and pharmaceuticals. His experience also includes shutdown/outage management, project management PMO development, and systems integration; as well as computerized project and information management systems. In addition, Anthony is a project management practitioner, is a subject matter expert, has developed and presented numerous seminars, and is one of ACM’s key professional instructors.
Joseph D. Kinchen
Vice President, Owner
As an Owner, Joe serves as the regional director for the Charlotte, North Carolina and Columbus, Ohio locations, and assists in the development of new clientele in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Georgia, and Richmond, Virginia. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from the University of North Carolina – Charlotte, and provides project controls, scheduling, safety management, and owner’s representative services in the industrial manufacturing, nuclear, coal, and hydro-electric industries. Joe has managed a portfolio of international projects in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe, and has traveled to provide onsite project controls, scheduling, and owners representative services to projects in those regions.
Stephanie L. Hesson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Senior Director, Human Resources
Stephanie has been with ACM for 26 years and has over 19 years of human resources experience. As Senior Director of Human Resources, she is responsible for all aspects of HR including recruiting, benefit administration, training, development, supervision, payroll, employee retention, office management, and has assisted in development and refinement of project management processes. Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, cum laude, from Eastern Michigan University, is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources through the Human Resources Certification Institute, and a Senior Certified Professional through the Society for Human Resource Management.
Brennan P. Cagney, EIT, CCP
Brennan has been with ACM for 19 years and is a Certified Cost Professional experienced in providing project controls and coordination, cost engineering, scheduling, planning, construction claim analysis, earned value measurement, risk assessment, and report writing. He has assisted with supervision, mentoring of staff, contract negotiation, and marketing. Brennan has also taught seminars on project controls, risk management, and project documentation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University.
Craig S. Larson
Director, Municipal Utilities
As Director of Municipal Utilities, Craig is responsible for managing the transition of the City of Detroit Lighting and Power to an investor owned utility. Craig has over 36 years of business management, software consulting, architectural design and detail, computer aided design and drafting (CADD) based structural engineering, and project management team leadership experience. He is responsible for marketing and client development for ACM’s most recently established office in Detroit. Craig has presented at several technical and management conferences throughout the country, is proficient in the delivery of computer based training (CBT) applications, and has significant experience with AutoCAD, Micro Station, and Oracle/Primavera Contract Manager’s web-based software solutions.
David Teare RA, LEED AP, M. Arch, MCE
Director, Owner’s Representation
David is a Registered Architect and LEED Accredited Professional with over 28 years of professional experience in architecture and engineering disciplines. He has led many projects to successful completion through serving as a full-time, on-site owner/architect representative on projects varying from university structures to medical and care facilities. David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture and Master of Architecture and Construction Management degree from The University of Michigan. His strength is in leading and managing projects, crews, production teams, and volunteer groups; resolving project concerns between the owner, architect/engineer, and contractors; reporting progress and status to project stakeholders; and conducting meetings and training sessions.
Managing Consultant – Ohio Office
Jennifer has over 24 years of technical experience in project scheduling, cost estimating, training, cost controls, and reporting ranging from research and development to corporate engineering and manufacturing engineering. She manages the day-to-day operations of the Westerville office, as well as leads support for a division of one of ACM’s major manufacturing clients; assisting with management of the overall client relationship. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton.