MEET THE DESIGNTEK TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS
DesignTek is proud to offer a well balanced team of seasoned professionals in the land development industry. Currently, the DesignTek group of professionals includes three registered professional engineers and three registered professional land surveyors. Additional staff includes design technicians, computer aided drafters, field personnel, and administrative staff.
SCOTT SCHREINER, P.E. PRESIDENT
Professionally, Scott has worked in the field of land development for over 25 years. As an owner, partner, managing member and vice president of engineering services, Scott has designed and oversaw the development of thousands of acres of land throughout the Chicagoland area as well as north west Indiana. Scott has been an active member of the Southwest Suburban Home Builders Association for over 10 years, serving on committees for this organization and currently sits on the Board of Directors for the SSHBA. Scott was appointed to the first zoning board established shortly after the Village of Homer Glen became a municipality in 2003. As an appointed member of this board, Scott helped to write the first ever zoning ordinance for the Village of Homer Glen. The knowledge and relationships that have been formed through the years of participating in these organizations has provided Scott with an understanding of the financial aspects of development and construction and has provided a base that enhances his ability to assist clients in obtaining project approvals in a timely and professional manner.
MICHAEL FORD, PE, LEED AP VICE PRESIDENT
Mike is a sports fan. When not attending a Cubs game or Notre Dame game, he can be found enjoying a round of golf or coaching his twin sons’ baseball team.
Mike is a Civil Engineer / Project Manager with more than 18 years of experience in the design, development, and management of municipal, recreational, residential, commercial, and industrial projects. Mike is certified as a Leadership in Energy and Environment Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). He has managed construction budgets that have ranged as high as $18 million. Mike has also acted as a director of land development for a private developer and was responsible for the land acquisition, feasibility, entitlement, and development processes. Through the development and construction process, Mike has direct experience in working with governmental bodies and agencies in order to gain approvals and permits. He has experience with the technical and engineering challenges of developing a site as well as securing public financing to fund the project.
STEVEN LAUB, PLS PRINCIPAL
Like many other Land Surveyors, Steve enjoys spending time outdoors. His personal interests outside of surveying include archery, trap shooting, team roping. He is an avid cook and can be found smoking a variety of meats any time of the year. Steve is also dedicated to volunteering for various community organizations.
Steve started land surveying in 1986 after earning a degree in Geography, with a minor in Cartography from the University of Illinois. After furthering his land surveying education in the field for 10 years, he became a licensed professional in the State of Illinois in 1996. He currently has over 30 years of surveying experience, has worked with several large surveying firms affording him the experience of many types of surveys. He has extensive experience in various types of boundary and topographic surveys as well as all aspects of construction and residential surveys and is a member of the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association.
SEAN DUDAK, P.E., P.L.S., C.F.M. SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Sean is an avid race fan and spends his free time enjoying outdoor activites with his two daughters. Looking at this mild mannered gentleman, one would never expect his history as a heavy metal rock enthusiast, however we suggest you ask him more about this in person!
Sean brings a vast knowledge base to DesignTek Engineering. He has participated in many capacities as a Land Development Design Professional over the last two decades. Sean also holds dual professional licenses as a Professional Land Surveyor and a Professional Engineer. As a “new breed” civil engineer, Sean also possesses a strong knowledge of modern computer systems and design software. Given his many hours spent in the field as a professional Land Surveyor, Sean has unique perspective on both field procedures and office procedures, being fluent in both arenas. Sean also holds credentials as a Illinois Certified Flood Plain Manager and is a member of the following professional organizations: Illinois Professional Land Surveyor Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, The Illinois Association for Flood Plain and Stormwater Management and Associated General Contractors of America