Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Joe Keller, PE

Joe Keller, PE President

"Keller Engineers has steadily grown, in large part to our group of dedicated employees, and I am proud of what we have achieved as a team. Our employees are genuinely interested in their projects and meeting our clients’ goals. I appreciate all our employees do for Keller Engineers and most importantly what they do for our clients. We believe that to deliver a successful project, the team is made up of client, staff, and community."

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Joe Keller, PE

Joe oversees the day-to-day activities of Keller Engineers. He has over 40 years’ experience in all phases of engineering and project management, from project inception to final design, and construction close out.

He works closely with the company’s management team to establish operating policies and procedures. He assists managers in preparing proposals and negotiating contracts and works with the Business Development team to evaluate industry trends, target new areas, and evaluate and assure client satisfaction.

Joe has a passion for serving and giving back to the community. Current activities include:

  • Penn State Altoona: Industrial Advisory Committee for Engineering Technology
  • Blair County Chamber of Commerce: Member, Transportation Committee, and Small Business Coalition Committee
  • Marian House Manor: Board of Directors
  • Union Avenue Apartments: Board of Directors
  • Black Diamond Estates: Board of Directors
  • Hollidaysburg Public Library: President
  • Blair County Recreation Committee: Advisory Board
  • Improved Dwellings of Altoona: Board of Directors
  • Independent Catholic Foundation: Board of Directors

A few of Joe’s Awards and Recognitions:

  • Blair County Chamber of Commerce – Lifetime Achievement for Business Excellence: 2022
  • The Pennsylvania State University – Alumni Association, Alumni Fellow: 2016
  • The Pennsylvania State University – Altoona, Ivyside Society Outstanding Alumni Award: 2015
  • Pennsylvania Library Association, Trustee of the Year: 2013
  • Central Blair Recreation Commission, Respected Citizen of the Year: 2013
  • Penn’s Woods Council, Boy Scouts of America, Silver Beaver Award: 2011
  • American Society of Highway Engineers, Richard L. McEldowney Distinguished Service Award: 2011
  • Bishop Guilfoyle Ring of Honor, Inductee: 2011
  • Allegheny Mountains Convention & Visitors Bureau, Business Booster Award 2010
  • American Rescue Workers – Hollidaysburg, Distinguished Service Award 2009
  • PA Business Central, Top 100 People
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Pennsylvania Small Business Person of the Year: 2008
Dan Carbaugh, PE

Dan Carbaugh, PE Vice President
Director of Water/Wastewater

"In the beginning I was the sole full-time employee in the Water/Wastewater Division. My goal was to grow the division staff and project size to a point where we were recognized by the engineering community as a competitor for all types of projects. This goal has been attained, and I am proud to know we have made an impact in our client’s communities. And, being an avid outdoorsman, I understand that the water and wastewater quality improvements we make helps to protect and improve the environment. "

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Dan Carbaugh, PE

Dan has led Keller Engineers’ Water/Wastewater projects and team members since the division was established in 1992. As the Division Director, he supervises, manages, and implements all water and wastewater projects from design through construction, and project closeout. Dan works with municipal entities to prepare funding applications, annual reports, budgets, Chapter 94 updates, provide consultation, and attend meetings.

He has been involved in the design and construction of various types of large and small water and wastewater engineering projects. He has extensive experience as a liaison with state and federal permitting agencies on water quality management permits, water allocation permits, NPDES permits, etc.

Dan also supervises the design and construction management of anaerobic digesters. His team has designed and installed digesters on dairy farms as small as 450 milking heads and as large as 2,200 milking heads.

He is a member of the National Utility Contractors Association – Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Groundwater Association, Pennsylvania Municipal Authority Association, Pennsylvania Rural Water Association, and the Water Environment Federation.

Andy Ebersole, PLS

Andy Ebersole, PLS Vice President
Director of Survey

"An accurate survey is often the first step in an engineering project. Here at Keller Engineers, it has always been our goal for the Survey Division to be profitable on our own, as well as working with our other divisions on their projects. I’m happy to say we have been, and continue to be, successful in meeting this goal. I’ve been with the division since it was formed in 1991, and every day our crews strive to maintain the good reputation we have earned with our clients and in the community."

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Andy Ebersole, PLS

Andy is responsible for the supervision and management of all surveying and related work. He has served in this position since 1992. Andy’s responsibilities include project and staff scheduling, project budgets, courthouse research, utility field location, and coordination and supervision of the Survey Division staff. He conducts or manages engineering and aerial mapping control surveys for and public and private clients and provides technical assistance in resolving boundary and right-of-way locations.

Andy also has extensive experience with field survey and base map preparation in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) projects. Additionally, he is responsible for preparing preliminary and final right-of-way plans for municipal, county, and PennDOT owned projects.

He is experienced in using a wide variety of survey instruments including, but not limited to, EDM’s with data collection, auto-tracking robotic total stations, and survey grade GPS, as well as AutoCAD and SurvCAD.

Andy is a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors and the West Virginia Society of Land Surveyors.

Bill Hill, PE

Bill Hill, PE Wm. F. Hill & Associates – a Division of Keller Engineers, Inc.

Pennsylvania - Gettysburg

"Joining Keller Engineers emphasizes our commitment to continuing to provide our clients with exceptional project delivery and service. The similarities in our business culture allows us to deliver the high level of quality projects and personal service our clients are accustomed to receiving. This endeavor creates a tremendous opportunity for growth and expansion of the Gettysburg branch and team."

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Bill Hill, PE

Bill opened Wm. F. Hill & Assoc. in 1982 providing water and wastewater engineering services to municipal authorities. Today, Wm. F. Hill & Assoc., a division of Keller Engineers, Inc., is a full-service civil engineering firm. With more than 45 years’ experience, Bill serves as the Director of the Gettysburg office overseeing the day-to-day operation of the office, team members, and clients, and he manages projects.

In addition to being a Professional Engineer, Bill is a Pennsylvania licensed Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. He has served as an Instructor for the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and the Harrisburg Area Community College in the area of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations. He has also written numerous magazine articles for the Pennsylvania Water Environmental Association and the Keystone Tap, a publication of the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association.

He is a member of the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association, the Central Pennsylvania Water Quality Association, the Water Environment Federation, and the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association.

Diana McClure

Diana McClure Director of Business Development

“I really enjoy leading the company’s Business Development team. I work with talented, creative people that dream up entertaining ways in which to engage our existing clients and introduce Keller Engineers to future clients. Due to the nature of Business Development, my team and I get to talk with and visit our clients and prospective clients, and work with everyone in the company. After more than 15 years, I am still inspired by watching our projects being designed, built, and used."

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Diana McClure

In this role Diana manages the firm’s Business Development Team and oversees marketing, advertising, proposal development, customer service, market research, outreach activities, and social media. She works with the firm’s leadership team to track industry trends, and research expansion opportunities. She has been with Keller Engineers since 2006.

Diana serves on several business and non-profit committees and boards such as five Chambers of Commerce, Operation Our Town, The ROCK After School Program, the American Rescue Workers, The American Heart Association, and a regional economic development organization. Diana chairs an annual charity golf outing sponsored by Keller Engineers and the annual “Engineers CAN Fight Hunger”– a food competition among local engineering firms. She also volunteers at several non-profit fundraising events.

Sam Mody, PE

Sam Mody, PE President
Keller Engineers of New Jersey, LLC

New Jersey - Haddonfield

"I am happy to be leading the Keller Engineers of New Jersey team and excited about the growth we’ve enjoyed since opening in 2017. I believe we are making a positive contribution in our community and throughout the region by providing quality design and construction engineering, participating in non-profit and industry organizations, charitable efforts, and creating jobs which provide a family-sustaining wage.”

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Sam Mody, PE

Sam manages the operation of the Keller Engineers of New Jersey location in Haddonfield, New Jersey, and the Haddonfield team. He possesses over 38 years’ experience in the administration, management, design, and construction of complex structural, civil, and transportation engineering projects. Throughout his career, his technical experience has been balanced between design and construction, while serving public and private industries.

Sam has extensive experience coordinating projects prior to the advertisement. This up-front work saves our clients time and expenses by assisting stakeholders to reach consensus with a preferred solution and providing constructability expertise in advance of advertisement to mitigate potential delays and requests during construction.

He is active the American Society of Highway Engineers – the local Chapter and National Committee, the American Civil Engineering Council of New Jersey, the Camden Business Association, the Southern New Jersey Development Council, and the New Jersey Alliance for Action.

Tom Morisi

Tom Morisi Vice President
Director of Transportation

"The Transportation Division began in 1993 with one employee and the acquisition of our first bridge design project in Thompson Township, Fulton County. The growth of the Division has allowed us to expand our services into various areas, creating separate Departments within the Transportation Division: Roadway Design, Bridge Design, Bridge Inspection, and Construction Inspection. As we grew, I still focused on creating a cohesive Division that works well as a team, produces quality work, and has some fun doing it."

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Tom Morisi

Tom has served as the Director of Transportation since the division’s inception in 1993. He is responsible for the supervision and management of the bridge, roadway, structure, railroad, bridge inspection, and construction inspection teams. He manages transportation design and bridge inspection services conducted by the Transportation Division. His responsibilities include project and staff scheduling, project budgets, and supervision of the Transportation Division team.

Tom is the Project Manager for transportation projects for state, county, municipal, and private entities including design of state and federally funded projects using Department of Transportation criteria. He also serves as a liaison with clients, review and funding agencies, and attends project, public, and municipal meetings to assist with project funding acquisition and reimbursement.

Tom is active in industry organizations such as the American Society of Highway Engineers (Tom has served in roles ranging from President of the local Altoona Section, a Region 4 National Director, and the National President). He is also a member of the Association of Pennsylvania Contractors, the Pennsylvania Highway Information Association, and serves on several community organizations.

Michael Pratt

Michael Pratt Vice President
Director of State College Office

Pennsylvania - State College

"Keller Engineers has worked in the Centre Region since the company’s start in the early 1990's, our first project is located in Union Township, Centre County. The State College office staff has worked hard to firmly establish a true company presence in the community working for private developers and local municipalities."

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Michael Pratt

With more than 30 years civil engineering experience, Michael has been managing Keller Engineers’ State College branch office since 2002. He is responsible for the supervision and management of the branch’s team members and projects. Michael has extensive experience in design, permitting, project management, and coordination of land development and construction projects. He also serves as a liaison for clients by coordinating with local, state and federal agencies, architects, contractors, and utility and regulatory entities.

He manages projects from initial feasibility study through the design, permitting, public hearing, and construction processes. Additionally, he serves as the consulting engineer for various Pennsylvania municipalities; responsibilities include plan reviews, site inspections, project and construction coordination and management.

Michael is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies and the American Society of Highway Engineers.

Wendy Rossman

Wendy Rossman Director of Accounting

"Keller Engineers affords employees the opportunity to develop our careers and allows us to work in a family–friendly environment. I can honestly say Joe and Joan Keller are two of the kindest, honest individuals I know. They are behind the success at Keller Engineers as kindness and honesty transcends to the rest of us, making it easy to be dedicated employees, serve our communities, care for our families, and be prepared for the next challenges that come our way.”

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Wendy Rossman

Wendy has been leading the firm’s Accounting Division since 1995. She and the Accounting team are responsible for managing the company’s financial records including budgeting, financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, time reporting, payroll, retirement plan records, property management, client and vendor accounts, annual audits, FAR overhead rate, and maintaining GAAP compliance. She contributes to and oversees human resource functions including employment records and benefits.

Wendy participates in the company’s Contributions Committee and assists in record keeping.

Brian Smith, PE

Brian Smith, PE Vice President
Director of Land Development

"The Land Development Division started out as a design group founded by Joe Keller. Our division has added many services to our resume over the years. This diversity in our workload has allowed our division to grow. We dedicate the appropriate personnel and resources toward every project we are awarded to ensure the clients’ needs are met."

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Brian Smith, PE

Having 28 years’ civil engineering experience, Brian is responsible for the supervision, management, and implementation of Keller Engineers’ Land Development projects, as well as the firm’s Land Development team. He is also responsible for managing schedules and budgets

Brian coordinates projects through the government and planning commission review processes, conducts Quality Assurance/Quality Control reviews, and provides project administration through construction completion. He also serves as a municipal engineer providing services such as the review of subdivision and land development plans, consultation, and preparing permits and reports. Additionally, he coordinates projects with clients, review agencies, funding agencies, attends meetings, and assists with acquiring project funding, and reimbursement.

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