Meet The Team

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Henry C Hillman

P.E., S.I. President and Founding Principle

Henry C Hillman the founder of Hillman Engineering is a Registered Professional Engineer since 1968 Land Surveyor since 1965 and active in the States of Florida Colorado Ohio Adding to his credentials he was awarded his license as a Special Inspector for the State of Florida and has been Licensed…

Henry C Hillman P.E., S.I. President and Founding Principle

Henry C Hillman the founder of Hillman Engineering is a Registered Professional Engineer since 1968 & Land Surveyor since 1965 and active in the States of Florida Colorado & Ohio Adding to his credentials he was awarded his license as a Special Inspector for the State of Florida and has been Licensed General Contractor since 1968 in numerous states He is a graduate from Youngstown State University with a BSCE  & MS CE & Architectural engineering degrees  Henry has held a Florida Professional Engineering License for over 40 years and is well known throughout South Florida as a leader in the Engineering industry  Henry is the firms lead and senior engineer  In addition to design Henry is our lead engineer for litigation support and has been an expert witness for many South Florida law firms

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Andrew DiCesare

Vice President / Director of Operations

Andrew is the company rsquo;s Chief of operations With more than 25 years of extensive experience in construction design and management Andrew oversees all aspects of the company rsquo;s practices policies and procedures Andrew started with Hillman Engineering in 1995 Through the years with Hillman…

Andrew DiCesare Vice President / Director of Operations

Andrew is the company’s Chief of operations  With more than 25 years of extensive experience in construction design and management Andrew oversees all aspects of the company’s practices policies and procedures Andrew started with Hillman Engineering in 1995  Through the years with Hillman Engineering Andrew has grown the company into one of the regions top engineering firms in the restoration and engineering consulting sector 

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Kevin DuBrey

Director of Project Management

Kevin DuBrey began his construction career in Upstate New York working for a General Contractor on multifamily residential properties during the summers After a short career in high-speed locomotive assembly Kevin decided construction was his passion and once again began working for a General Contractor…

Kevin DuBrey Director of Project Management

Kevin DuBrey began his construction career in Upstate New York working for a General Contractor on multifamily residential properties during the summers After a short career in high-speed locomotive assembly Kevin decided construction was his passion and once again began working for a General Contractor doing public sector work throughout the New England Area and into New Jersey Starting in the field performing hands-on work Kevin quickly worked his way up the company ladder to a project manager position Kevin would come to Florida in 2006 to continue his career as a project manager in the public sector While working full time Kevin would earn an associate in Business and eventually change the major to engineering pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree from Florida Atlantic University Kevin is currently a Licensed State of Florida Certified…

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Ronald E Benson

PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER/ DIRECTOR OF OUR DESIGN AND INSPECTIONS DEPARTMENT

Ron has a BS in Civil Engineering from Florida Atlantic University in Engineering He has an extensive background in construction and has worked in various fields in the industry as well as having a natural inclination for Engineering and prides himself in his ability to find solutions for complex problems…

Ronald E Benson PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER/ DIRECTOR OF OUR DESIGN AND INSPECTIONS DEPARTMENT

Ron has a BS in Civil Engineering from Florida Atlantic University in Engineering He has an extensive background in construction and has worked in various fields in the industry as well as having a natural inclination for Engineering and prides himself in his ability to find solutions for complex problems  He is instrumental in facilitating our projects from start to finish

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Dan Breazeale

CHIEF OF AUTO CAD DESIGN AND GRAPHICS

Dan has a BA in Architecture from the University of Houston and while being a part of the Hillman Engineering team he has produced concise construction documentation using state of the art CAD programs pursuant to issuance of bidding and permit drawing sets for approval from Broward and Dade County…

Dan Breazeale CHIEF OF AUTO CAD DESIGN AND GRAPHICS

Dan has a BA  in Architecture from the University of Houston and while being a part of the Hillman Engineering team he has produced concise construction documentation using state of the art CAD programs pursuant to issuance of bidding and permit drawing sets for approval from Broward and Dade County City Officials Dan also compiles our extensive library of NOA’s that are applicable to building codes for project compliance building materials and methods for the appropriate application with projectsRA License #11442

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Jim Demiraj

LICENSED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER

Jim has BS in Civil Engineering from Tirana State University a Post Graduate Diploma in Structural Engineering and other continued civil engineering studies from FAU Jim has more than 20 years in the engineering and construction industry is highlighted by many achievements in different roles and positions…

Jim Demiraj LICENSED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER

Jim has BS in Civil Engineering from Tirana State University a Post Graduate Diploma in Structural Engineering and other continued civil engineering studies from FAU Jim has more than 20 years in the engineering and construction industry is highlighted by many achievements in different roles and positions such as civil and structural design construction management and field direction of subs/crews in a wide range of projects including infrastructure projects (MDOT FDOT and others) commercial facilities above ground and underground infrastructure and other civil works Especially in the last ten (10) years in SE Florida I have been actively involved in heavy and complex construction jobs that in addition to the building portion of the project it included complex engineering infrastructure tasks such as roads airports seawalls tunnels…

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Maurice Berkel

E.I. ENGINEERING INTERN / PROJECT INSPECTOR / DEPUTY CHIEF OF AUTO CAD DESIGN

Maurice studied at Florida International University and has a BS in Civil Engineering and he has been an EIT Certified Engineer in the State of Florida since February of 2004 He has worked in the construction industry as a structural inspector since 2006 and a project engineer since 2007 Construction…

Maurice Berkel E.I. ENGINEERING INTERN / PROJECT INSPECTOR / DEPUTY CHIEF OF AUTO CAD DESIGN

Maurice studied at Florida International University and has a BS in Civil Engineering and he has been an EIT Certified Engineer in the State of Florida since February of 2004 He has worked in the construction industry as a structural inspector since 2006 and a project engineer since 2007 Construction is a constantly merging and developing field which he loves being a part of Maurice joined the Hillman Engineering family in November of 2016 as a Structural Inspector and as an AutoCAD Designer when not out in the field Maurice is a team player who steps up to the plate and puts his best foot forward in every project that is assigned to himLicense # 1100008718

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James Wells R.A

ARCHITECT

James obtained a BA in Architecture from Princeton University a MBA from NYU Stern School of Business He has an extensive background in design detailing inspecting and managing architectural projects in several sectors: Commercial Multifamily Residential Medical / Healthcare Schools Airports and even…

James Wells R.A ARCHITECT

James obtained a BA in Architecture from Princeton University & a MBA from NYU Stern School of Business He has an extensive background in design detailing inspecting and managing architectural projects in several sectors: Commercial Multifamily Residential Medical / Healthcare Schools Airports and even the Hospitality Industry James likes to see the big-picture and while being a Senior Construction Project Manager he has a keen attention to detail from start to finish on every project he is involved with

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Eli Polikar

ENGINEERING INTERN/ FIELD INSPECTOR

Eli Polikar spends much of his time suspended a few hundred feet in the air This is where he conducts inspections for residential and commercial developments Eli believes that being out in the field is an excellent opportunity to develop a deeper understanding for all he rsquo;s learned in school In…

Eli Polikar ENGINEERING INTERN/ FIELD INSPECTOR

Eli Polikar spends much of his time suspended a few hundred feet in the air This is where he conducts inspections for residential and commercial developments Eli believes that being out in the field is an excellent opportunity to develop a deeper understanding for all he’s learned in school In 2015 he graduated from the University of Central Florida with degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering He is currently a licensed Engineer in Training who is counting down towards his eligibility to become a Professional Engineer Eli considers himself to be a motivated and skilled engineer with a lot to learn but a lot to offer right now

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Alan Jedlicka

FIELD INSPECTOR

Alan Jedlicka has 27 years of experience in the construction industry Most of his experience has been in construction inspection serving as a senior level inspector He also has experience as a construction superintendent project manager and as an assistant to the Engineer of Record on numerous projects…

Alan Jedlicka FIELD INSPECTOR

Alan Jedlicka has 27 years of experience in the construction industry  Most of his experience has been in construction inspection serving as a senior level inspector  He also has experience as a construction superintendent project manager and as an assistant to the Engineer of Record on numerous projects He holds certifications in concrete testing aggregate testing nuclear gauge testing and asphaltic testing Currently he is attending Everglades University for Construction Management

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Ramses Tur

Ramses is a Field Inspector with over 20 years experience in new construction and the concrete restoration industries He is a Civil Engineering major Physics and Mathematics minor an alumnus of Florida State University and Florida International University and is OSHA 30-hr certified Ramses enjoys challenging…

Ramses Tur

Ramses is a Field Inspector with over 20 years experience in new construction and the concrete restoration industries He is a Civil Engineering major Physics and Mathematics minor an alumnus of Florida State University and Florida International University and is OSHA 30-hr certified Ramses enjoys challenging work spending time on jobsites and being outdoors

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Roston Audain

FIELD INSPECTOR

Roston Audain has done 20+ Highrise condominiums of 27 floors from Miami beach Ft Lauderdale and Naples of new construction; and from foundation to roof machine room and some restoration of The Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach He was also involved in the construction of a 2-550 Mw power plant in Lively…

Roston Audain FIELD INSPECTOR

Roston Audain has done 20+ Highrise condominiums of 27 floors from Miami beach Ft Lauderdale and Naples of new construction; and from foundation to roof machine room and some restoration of The Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach He was also involved in the construction of a 2-550 Mw power plant in Lively Grove Illinois All this work was done over a 30-year period Roston is a Graduate from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute /University; Architectural Technology Ontario CanadaACI Technician 1 Certification

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Jeffrey Apple

PROJECT MANAGER

Jeffery Apple is a graduate from the University of Cincinnati with a BS in Structural Engineering BS Construction Management Mr Apple has been in construction management for more than 25 years The projects he has been involved with range from $100000 to over $100M in value A great majority of the…

Jeffrey Apple PROJECT MANAGER

Jeffery Apple is a graduate from the University of Cincinnati with a BS in Structural Engineering & BS Construction Management Mr Apple has been in construction management for more than 25 years  The projects he has been involved with range from $100000 to over $100M in value A great majority of the work consisted of renovations of existing and occupied facilities and new construction  Having the opportunity to of been able to have worked for some of the largest construction companies in the world he has been exposed to great talent and developed strong management tools along the way His expertise in Management has included office buildings strip malls mall renovations/overbuilds pools & car dealerships

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Daniel McGrady

PROJECT MANAGER

Daniel has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Swarthmore College a Master of Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration from University of Maryland He has over fifteen years of facility design and construction management experience in South Florida…

Daniel McGrady PROJECT MANAGER

Daniel has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Swarthmore College a Master of Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration from University of Maryland  He has over fifteen years of facility design and construction management experience in South Florida as an employee at large corporations and institutions including Motorola Broward County Public Schools University of Miami Medical Campus and Broward County Public Works  He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Florida since 1997  He looks forward to applying his electrical design and inspection expertise as well as learning more about structural restoration from his colleagues at Hillman Engineering

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Matthew Nolan

PROJECT MANAGER

Matthew Nolan serves as a project manager for Hillman Engineering Inc He received his BS Business and Economics from Towson University and the London School of Economics before becoming Vice President and General Manager for the largest Foreign Trade Zone operator in the State of North Carolina His…

Matthew Nolan PROJECT MANAGER

Matthew Nolan serves as a project manager for Hillman Engineering Inc  He received his BS Business and Economics from Towson University and the London School of Economics before becoming Vice President and General Manager for the largest Foreign Trade Zone operator in the State of North Carolina  His background includes over 25 years managing large commercial and industrial projects real estate holdings and operations on 5 continents including; North America Europe Africa South & Latin America and China Projects have included new design-build construction of more than 14000000 sf  Current projects include recertifications and renovations of several large multi-tower condominiums within South Florida  Duties include; Permit facilitation Building Official liaison Board of Directors reports and Contract andSchedule…

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