Gregg H. Scholz, P.E.
President, Senior Electrical Engineer
Gregg has over 30 years of experience in the design of electrical and automation systems for commercial, municipal and industrial projects such as manufacturing facilities, wastewater and water infrastructure, office complexes, multi-resident facilities and residential community developments. His experience includes energy efficient lighting, fire alarm and security system design, telephone system selection and design, power distribution, and programmable controller system design and programming. In his spare time he enjoys working around the farm with his wife, bicycling, running, and hiking.
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Oregon State University
Edward A. Carlisle, P.E., LEED® AP
Vice President, Senior Mechanical Engineer
Ed has over 25 years of extensive experience in project management and design of diverse mechanical systems for HVAC, plumbing and process piping. His experience includes energy audits, life cycle cost analysis, LEED energy modeling and commissioning, and he is proficient in the various mechanical, plumbing and energy codes. He has managed many projects and designed many systems for educational, municipal, commercial, residential and industrial facilities. His career began as a designer and progressed to a Senior Level Engineer after obtaining a registered professional engineering license as well as a BS in management. Ed is now Vice President of R&W and has led the formal move into sustainable design. He is a LEED Accredited professional who has been involved in several LEED (USGBC) projects.
Master of Arts, Strategic Leadership, Life Pacific College
Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Linfield College
Associate of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Portland Community College
Mark C. Wirfs, P.E.
Founder, Senior Electrical Engineer
Mark has over 40 years of extensive experience in design and construction supervision services for power, indoor and outdoor lighting, and control systems including medium voltage systems for industrial, commercial and governmental facilities. His design experience includes specialized systems using standby generators and/or uninterruptible power supply systems for critical loads, energy efficient lighting systems, fire alarm systems and design of programmable controller based logic systems for industrial process controls, including development and installation of software.
Bachelors of Science, 1971, Electrical Engineering, Oregon State University
Jeffrey L. Howard, P.E.
Associate, Electrical Engineer
Jeff began his career with R&W Engineering in 1992. He has been involved in the design of a variety of projects providing engineering services for street lighting, interior lighting, control systems, airport lighting and power design services. It is these skills that enable him to work extremely well in the field during construction to provide valuable construction administration services to the owner. Jeff is very adept at working as a team player and has outstanding communication skills.
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Portland Associate of Applied Science, Electronic Engineering Technology, Portland Community College
Mark D. Jones, P.E., LEED® AP
Associate, Mechanical Engineer, Energy Analyst, and Commissioning Agent
Mr. Jones has been in the engineering field since 1996 and is a licensed engineer in Oregon and Washington. Mr. Jones is very proficient at HVAC, piping and plumbing design, energy audits, life cycle cost analysis, LEED energy modeling and commissioning, as well as knowledgeable in the various mechanical, plumbing and energy codes. In his well-rounded experience, he has designed commercial, industrial, municipal, educational and residential mechanical systems, as well as industrial process systems. He has worked on various projects with utilities and state agencies, including Energy Trust of Oregon, Clark Public Utilities, Bonneville Power Administration and Oregon Department of Energy to improve energy efficiency for clients while helping in securing rebates and incentives. He is a quality team player, with excellent communication skills, able to solve complicated design problems, who works well with all members of a building team, including owners, contractors and designers. He has taken the lead in developing and promoting R&W’s energy efficiency and commissioning services. Mark’s personal interests are fishing, woodworking, Christian ministry and spending time with family and friends.
Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies, Azusa Pacific University Associate of Applied Science, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Portland Community College
Jonathan Lilly, P.E.
Associate, Electrical Engineer
Mr. Lilly is an Electrical Engineer and has been in the consulting engineering field since 2007. He has significant experience in lighting, power and control design for green field, retrofit and turnkey projects. Project experience includes industrial, commercial, liquid fuel terminal and refinery, aggregate material handling, and chemical. Responsible for electrical engineering design in all phases including proposal, preliminary engineering, detailed engineering, commissioning and start-up.
Master of Science of Electrical Engineering,
Bachelor of Science of Computer Engineering,
West Virginia University
Sam Russum, P.E., LEED® AP
Associate, Electrical Engineer
Sam has over 9 years of experience in the design and integration of electrical and automated systems for commercial, municipal and industrial projects including cellular tower sites, office buildings, retail spaces, airport lighting and control, lift and booster stations, water and wastewater treatment facilities and manufacturing facilities. He has 7 years of experience with PLC, HMI and SCADA system programming and over 2 years of experience in power system analysis and coordination. He is also a LEED accredited professional who has been involved in LEED (USGBC) projects. In his free time, Sam enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, camping, snowboarding and golfing.
Bachelors of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Portland, Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award recipient, 2000