|Michael Smalley (2020 Chair)
Michael Smalley is the Preconstruction Manager for IWR North America who works with Architects, CM’s/GC’s, and Envelope Consultants across the mid-west to achieve high-performing and code-compliant enclosures and enclosure components within budgetary parameters. With over a decade in the industry, Michael believes adding value to an enclosure project starts with education and trust and transparency amongst the project team. Michael has added value through his work on a multitude of enclosure projects in the region including SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital West total enclosure vertical expansion and the (confidential) Corporate Technology Building which has recently been awarded 2017 BEC Project of the Year for Outstanding Building Enclosure Projects. As strategical growth has expanded geographically for IWR, so has Michael’s experience, including a turn-key execution of Liberty Mutual Headquarters in Plano, TX where IWR performed a significant portion of the enclosure work on this high-performing parking garage/corporate office building. Michael spent five years as an estimator for IWR North America, then transitioning into an operational role as Project Manager before filling role as Preconstruction Manager where much of his departments responsibilities overlap both the estimating and sales and the operational units. Michael holds degrees in construction management and real estate from Missouri State University.
|Curt Rafferty (2020 Vice Chair)
Curt works for Silicone Specialties Inc. and has served as General Manager of their Saint Louis Operation since 2018. Curt graduated from Mizzou in 2010 and has been involved with the Saint Louis Construction industry for nearly 11 years, during which he has become a highly regarded product specialist in a variety of Building Enclosure materials including below-grade waterproofing, air & vapor barrier systems, sealants, and specialty coatings & adhesives. Curt has had the privilege of being involved with several marquee projects in the Saint Louis area during his tenure including the MLS Stadium, Ballpark Village, 100 N. Kingshighway Apartments, Monsanto Technology Center, BJC West Replacement Hospital, Mizzou Stadium South End Expansion, amongst many others.
Curt has served on the BEC-STL Board for 4 years and will be taking over as Chairman in 2022.
In addition to his service with the BEC-STL, Curt has also previously held Board positions with the Mason Contractors Association of Saint Louis & The International Concrete Restoration Institute, and is a current sitting member of the Architectural Review Board for the City of Kirkwood.
|Katie Stein, RA, CxA+BE, BECxP, LEED AP BD+C (Treasurer)
Katie is a licensed Architect with over 18 years of experience in architectural project management. In her role as Project Architect at Woolpert, she has worked closely with public sector clients including the Illinois Capital Development Board. As a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C) and Building Enclosure Process Provider (BECxP) with a Commissioning Authority + Building Enclosure (CxA+BE) certification, Katie brings extensive expertise and thought leadership to every project. Whether individually, in a team setting, or in a management role, she strives to exceed clients’ expectations. She listens to clients’ needs and develops strategies to meet those needs as they relate to their facilities.
Previously she has worked as a Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider at Sitton Energy Solutions, a Project Manager at Paric Construction and Total Enclosure Solutions, and as an Architect for multiple firms. Katie earned her degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2003 and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Woolpert is the premier architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG) and strategic consulting firm, with a vision to become one of the best companies in the world. We innovate within and across markets to effectively serve public, private and government clients worldwide. Woolpert is an ENR Top 150 Global Design Firm, recently earned its fifth-straight Great Place to Work certification and actively nurtures a culture of growth, inclusion, diversity and respect. Founded in 1911 in Dayton, Ohio, Woolpert has been America’s fastest-growing AEG firm since 2015. The firm has over 1,100 employees and 42 offices in three countries.”
|Corina Moore (2019 Past Chair)
Corina Moore began her career in the commercial roofing business in 1981 with Lucas Sales Co., a rep/distribution company based in St. Louis, Missouri. Initially, she served as the company’s receptionist, but quickly rose through the ranks. Throughout the span of her 32 years in the industry, Moore has garnered invaluable experience in several facets of the business. Her financial savvy and genuine care for the customer have propelled her through positions in bookkeeping, customer service, and sales. Moore now applies her vast industrial knowledge to her position as a Carlisle Representative for Roofing and Carlisle Air & Vapor Barriers, wall insulations, and below-grade waterproofing. Her expertise in the field further facilitates the success of Luna & Associates.
|Brandon G. Fisher, RA, AIA, LEED AP (Secretary)
Brandon is a Senior Manager for the Building Science Solutions division of Intertek. He manages and oversees the central midwestern US operations for their St. Louis and Kansas City offices. He is a licensed architect in multiple states and has been in the architectural and construction management industry since 2003. He has worked as a design architect, construction manager, BIM coordinator, and building enclosure consultant over the last 17 plus years.
As part of his current responsibilities at Intertek, he performs and oversees:
|George Crow, AIA, CSI, CCS, LEED AP (Director at large)
Registered Architect: Illinois, Maryland, Missouri and Texas
Senior Associate for Heitmann & Associates, Inc., Building Enclosure Consultants, St. Louis, Mo.
George Crow has 50 years’ experience in planning, designing, detailing, construction management, and implementation and validation of quality construction practices. In his role at Heitmann & Associates, he is often involved in pre-construction reviews of the construction documents for detail interfaces, successful water infiltration management, constructability and maintenance issues. These reviews often include participating in pre-construction coordination meetings and laboratory and field mock up performance testing. Due to the nature of the consulting business, George’s projects vary in size and complexity.
In addition, George is past president of the Peoria, Il. and St. Louis, Mo. CSI Chapters, was founding Chair of the Building Enclosure Council-St. Louis, and was on the Masonry Standards Joint Committee for the development of the ACI 530 Building Code Requirements For Masonry Structures for the 2005, 2008, and 2011 code cycles. He currently serves on the AIA St. Louis Chapter Continuing Education Committee and as Past Chair for the Building Enclosure Council of St. Louis.
|Kevin Geil (Director)
Kevin Geil joined Roofing Sales Associates, Inc. in November of 2007 as a Sales Consultant. Kevin has been working in the exterior building materials industry since1975 where his experience includes Regional Sales Manager for a major manufacturer, Distribution Sales and Manufacturers Representative. For the majority of his career he has been working with Architects, Building Owners, Roofing and Waterproofing Contractors.
Kevin is presently Secretary for the St. Louis Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Chapter, board member for the Roofing And Siding Contractors Alliance, Inc. (RSCA) and board member of the Building Enclosure Council (BEC) St. Louis.
|Mohammad Aleqabi (Director)
Mohammad is a certified Project Manager Professional who earned a master degree in Project Management from Washington University in 2011. He is a seasoned manager for IT programs, construction, logistics and operations, pharmaceuticals, and investment advisories, coupled with diverse academic training in computer technologies, engineering, business management, and applied sciences. He has over 11 years of industry experience in building enclosure projects scattered across the US in either leading or supporting over $100M or 1M SQFT of glass. Mohammad currently delivers complex glass integration projects as part of NGG’s new construction portfolio. He worked as NGG’s Quality Assurance Manager overseeing all project execution is to industry standards, and management policies.
|Austin Davis (Director)
|Jeff Fischer (Director)
Jeff has responsibility for the quality assurance and supervision of all ongoing projects at PARIC. In addition, he is responsible for managing and serving all warranty calls after projects have been completed.
Jeff joined PARIC in 2010 as a Senior Project Engineer. He has over fifteen years of diverse construction experience which made him the ideal choice for his current position in 2012.
|Bill Decker (Director)