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OUR CULTURE


Founded by Ben Goddard in 2000 in Phoenix, Arizona with a simple vision “That if we could provide our customers confidence knowing that they are working with the most innovative, creative, forward thinking, technologically advanced companies focused on producing results, we could reach our dreams and make a difference in the community we serve”.

With the vision set in place the company focused on a principle of fostering the employees’ professional development. BPG through this principal became more than just a place of employment for our community, but has become a vehicle that allows all of our team members to grow and improve their professional skills and have a positive impact improving their lives.



Meet Our Leadership Team

Ben Goddard

President/CEO

Mr. Goddard is the President and CEO of BPG Designs, LLC based in Tempe, Arizona. He founded BPG Designs in March of 2000 and leads a team of professionals with a vision to give our clients the confidence in knowing they are working with one of the most forward thinking, innovative, technology advanced companies focused on producing results. Prior to founding BPG, Ben entered the utility industry in 1993 and held various positions with a Phoenix based broadband, civil engineering and telecommunication design build firm. Ben continues today to be very involved in industry trends by participating on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Utility Contractors Association (AZUCA) and served as the President from 2013 through 2015.

Justin Platchek

General Manager

Mr. Platchek is the General Manager of BPG Designs, LLC based in Tempe, Arizona. He started his career with the US Air Force, in the 944th Fighter Wing, Civil Engineering Squadron. Justin joined the company in 2006, he worked his way through the various departments in the company, developing a deep knowledge of all aspects of the company’s operations. With each new position, he acquired additional responsibilities that contributed his knowledge and leadership skills. Justin’s work ethic, dedication and ability to successfully complete challenging projects led to his appointment as General Manager in 2012. Today, Justin oversees all facets of the day to day operations of the company, including the designs, construction, mapping, and administrative functions. He is involved in community activities and dedicates his time to charitable causes. In his spare time, he spends time with his wife and son. He enjoys golfing, deep sea fishing and spending time in the dunes. Justin also serves on the board of directors of the Arizona Utility Contractors Association (AZUCA).

Jeanine Remley

Controller

Ms. Remley joined BPG as Controller in 2016. With 40 years of progressively responsible experience, she has managed accounting and finance functions for companies ranging in size and complexity from privately owned local businesses to publically traded entities. Jeanine’s experience has been predominantly in the financial services sector, but also includes the telecommunications and construction industries. Her finance experience includes project management, systems conversions, and work flow efficiency projects, as well as budgeting, forecasting, cash management and mergers & acquisitions. Prior to joining BPG, Jeanine served as the SVP/Regional Controller at Bank of America; VP/Director of Finance, Home National Bank and held other controllership and executive positions at other financial service companies. Jeanine holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Accountancy degrees from Arizona State University. She maintains an active CPA license in the state of Arizona. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Chris Duarte

Construction Department Director

Mr. Duarte has more than 28 years of experience in the construction field. Chris brings to BPG a vast knowledge in underground dry utility work and leads a highly dedicated construction staff focused on safety, client satisfaction and producing results. Chris oversees the all the construction efforts including but not limited to trench/HDD operations, restoration, yard and heavy equipment operations and fiber optic cable placement. Prior to joining BPG, Mr. Duarte held various field and management positions with small and large telecommunication service contracting firms in the southwestern United States.

Brian Bejarano

Design Department Director

Mr. Bejarano oversees the day to day activities of the BPG Design Department. Brian successfully leads a team of skilled surveyors and drafting team’s here at BPG. With over 20 years of experience in construction, utility and civil engineering services, Brian is able to guide and lead his team with precision and a focus on producing only the highest quality of product for our clients. Prior to joining BPG, Brian worked at Wood, Patel & Associates, Inc. from 2003-2014 as a Survey Field Crew Chief, Survey Field Coordinator, Survey Project Manager, and Survey Manager. From 2001-2003 Brian was the Field Crew Chief at Entranco Engineers. Prior to entering the industry, Brian played professional baseball for the Toronto Blue Jays from 1995-1999.

Nik Smilovsky,GISP

Mapping Department Director

Mr. Smilovsky, GISP has expansive knowledge in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and leads a team of skilled GIS specialists, planners and software developers at BPG. Nik’s background and enthusiasm in GIS services continues to drive the mapping department to achieve the extraordinary for our clients. Today, Nik focuses his efforts on new business development, employee education and market deployment for the department. Prior to joining BPG, Nik worked for RDO Equipment in the GIS equipment sales division of the company and held various other positions with companies specializing in the field of GIS/Mapping services. Nik sits on the Arizona Professional Land Surveyors Central Chapter Board as acting secretary and is a certified arborist. Nik holds Master of Advanced Studies in Geographical Information Systems, Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Arts, History/Secondary Education from the University of Florida. Nik is currently working on his PhD in Psychology/Emphasis in integrating Technology, Learning and Cognition at Grand Canyon University.

Scott Tubbs

President, BPG Technologies

Mr. Tubbs is the President of BPG Technologies, LLC . Scott’s background spans over 20 years with a focus on creating efficiencies through developing and implementing operational process and procedures, project management best practices and customer service. He also has experience in building organizational value by focusing on inter-company synergy’s and consolidating fragmented industries through acquisition into stronger companies. Prior to joining BPG, Scott was an original partner of Corporate Technology Solutions, Inc. and served as the VP/Chief Operating Officer from 2002-2014. Scott started his career in the industry at Netcom Management Group, Inc. where he held several management positions and later became the Vice President of Operations. Today, Scott continues to be a driven leader by continually seeking out new ways to enhance the company’s performance by focusing on education, technology and employee development.

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