Mark Kestel, PE

Assistant Vice President - Engineering

Mark is an Assistant Vice President with 30 years of experience in civil design, engineering, processing, and construction administration. His projects include both residential and commercial land development with Clients in the private and public sectors. At PDC, Mark also provides management and oversight to the Urban Engineering Design Team.






Some of his significant projects include:


- 55th Street Village, City of San Diego

- Broadway 655, City of San Diego

- Mercado Del Barrio, City of San Diego

- La Vita, City of San Diego

- Ray and Joan Kroc Salvation Army Community Center, City of San Diego





Raul Rodriguez


Raul is a Senior Project Engineer in the firm’s land development engineering group. He has over 15 years of civil engineering experience in single family land development, commercial land development, street improvements, and utilities. He has experience in project management, communication and coordination with Clients, consultants, and agencies.




Raul's relevant work experience includes:


- Alta Del Mar, City of San Diego

- Sycamore Estates, City of San Diego

- Carmel Valley Neighborhood 10, City of San Diego

- Pacific Highland Ranch, City of San Diego

- Ocean View Hills Parkway, City of San Diego

- Corporate Center Phase 3, City of San Diego

- Legacy International Center, City of San Diego




Greg Shriver, LSIT

Assistant Vice President

Greg serves as Assistant Vice President of Construction Survey, providing 44 years of survey and mapping related experience. He has held a variety of positions at PDC, including Senior Party Chief, Crew  Manager, and  Assistant Vice President.  He has managed numerous projects encompassing a variety of survey tasks from subdivisions to high rise buildings.




Examples of his projects include:


- Castlerock, City of San Diego

- Petco Park, City of San Diego

- SDSU Trolley System, City of San Diego

- Hyatt Tower and Pavilion, City of San Diego

- Downtown High Rise Buildings, City of San Diego




Jon Becker, RLA, AICP

Assistant Vice President Planning

Jon has served in the management and design of both public and private developments in many locations throughout the United States and Mexico.  Most of his 40+ years experience has been focused in the Southwest. His background includes both physical and policy planning, with his physical planning experience ranging from half-acre infill sites to several thousand acre walkable community developments. Jon  designs urban  places, residential housing communities, park developments, and commercial facilities. No matter how small or large the project, his focus has always been to design livable neighborhoods that create a sense of place.


His experience includes:


- Quarry Falls, City of San Diego

- Aviara Residential and Resort Community, City of Carlsbad

- North Embarcadero Visionary Plan, City of San Diego




Chelisa Pack, MS, PE, QSD


Chelisa is a Registered Civil Engineer with over 15 years experience specializing in drainage and stormwater quality. Her experience spans a wide range of public and private projects in Riverside and San Diego Counties including development and implementation of SWPPPs, design of storm drain improvements, analysis of hydromodification management practices, analysis of hydrology and hydraulic models, and design of best management practices (BMPs) that includes low impact development (LID) practices.


Chelisa's projects include:


- Meadowood, County of San Diego

- Del Mar Mesa, City of San Diego

- Carmel Luxury Apartments, City of San Diego

- Harmony Grove Village South, County of San Diego

- 15th & Market (QSD/QSP), City of San Diego

- Melrose Drive, City of Oceanside

- Murrieta Creek Bridge and Overland Drive Extension, City of Temecula

- San Dieguito Wetlands Restoration, Cities of San Diego and Del Mar




Trisha Jones, PE


Trisha is a member of the Urban Engineering Design Team at PDC. She has over 14 years of experience  working on multiple urban redevelopment projects throughout the City of San Diego. Her experience includes civil design, engineering, and permit processing.





Some of her experience includes:


- Broadstone Balboa Park, City of San Diego

- Broadstone Little Italy, City of San Diego

- Cesar Chavez Parking Structure, City of San Diego

- Hotel Churchill, City of San Diego

- Lane Field, City of San Diego

- Old Police Headquarters, City of San Diego




Martin Jones, PE


Martin has over 14 years of experience in civil engineering land development, including residential, urban infill, public improvements, and commercial projects. He has extensive design experience with drainage, grading, utilities, surface improvements, and water quality.





His experience includes:


- Managing and completing the final engineering design of the Town & Country Hotel renovation and the new

  Town & Country Park adjacent to the San Diego River.

- Preparing, processing, and managing civil engineering aspects of the San Diego State University’s Mission

  Valley site.



Sam has 33 years of extensive civil engineering experience in various cities of San Diego, the City of San Diego, County of San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange Counties. His experience includes the designing and managing production of Rough Grading Plans, Storm Drain Plans, and Sewer and Water Plans. He is responsible for review and quality control of plans for processing with various approving agencies. He is also involved in coordination with sub-consultants to assure that plans are coordinated accordingly.




Some of Sam’s experience includes:


- Meadowood

- Riverwalk

- Harmony Grove Village South




Carlos Rodriguez

Senior Landscape Designer

Carlos is a highly skilled urban designer with a background in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, GIS, and graphic design. He is adept at using state-of-the-art technologies to efficiently create, analyze, manage, and present information about urban planning; specifically with regard to existing conditions and proposed development. Carlos works closely with several different project groups across multiple disciplines to achieve final professional products on time and within budget.


Special multimedia skills including: ArcGIS, AutoCAD applications, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Google SketchUp, and hand graphic renderings. Carlos is proficient in GIS map creation and editing, data analysis and organization, digital graphic renderings, photo simulations, Power Point presentations, conceptual and photo realistic 3D modeling, spreadsheets, and word documentation.



Some of Carlos’s experience includes:


- Solara Apartments

- Brighton Place

- Habitat for Humanity

- Lane Field

- El Caballo Park




Sam Cruz,

CAD Manager/Design Supervisor

Russell Josue

CAD Manager/Design Supervisor

Russell Josue is the CADD Manager/Design Supervisor in the firm’s land development engineering group.


He has 15 years of civil engineering experience in single-family land development, multi-family land development, commercial land development, public street improvements, traffic control, and 3D Visualization. He has years of experience as PDC's CAD Manager and advanced technical skills with the latest Autodesk Civil 3D software and Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite software.


Additionally, Russell has extensive experience coordinating and communicating with clients, consultants, and agencies.


Significant Assignments Include:


 - South Santa Fe Avenue Public Improvement

 - Rancho Bernardo Drive at I-15

 - Rancho Bernardo Community Park

 - Bernardo Center Drive-West Bernardo Drive Intersection

 - Heritage Bluffs II






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