Board of Directors

Jim joined Wilson & Company in 2000 and has more than 30 years of experience in transportation planning and design, project management, and construction management. His leadership is defined by creating an environment where everyone can experience a meaningful connection between their career at Wilson & Company and what matters most to them in their personal lives. He is committed to continuing to grow the firm through Higher Relationships, both internally and externally.

Jim has a keen eye for delivering quality projects that meet client needs and is driven by efficiency and measurable outcomes. He is dedicated to continual learning, specifically focusing on how our firm can collaborate with our clients to achieve optimal solutions for their rapidly changing needs.

Before joining Wilson & Company, Jim worked at the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), BNSF Railway Company, and the El Paso County Department of Transportation.

He is a graduate of the University of Colorado with an architectural engineering degree.

Outside the office, Jim spends time with his wife and three children and enjoys playing golf and running with friends. 

Scott Croshaw joined Wilson & Company as an intern in 1994 and has been with the company for the last 28 years working with a variety of clientele including federal, municipal, and private industries. Scott currently serves as Vice President of Administration and Business Programs. Scott is a professional surveyor with over 28 years of technical and professional experience. He has previously served as the leader of the company's Surveying Service Unit.

During his time at Wilson & Company Scott had the opportunity to survey in Yosemite National Park. In 1997 the company performed surveying for the road from El Portal, CA to Yosemite Village within the park. Due to a flooding disaster, the National Park was shut down, park personnel evacuated and survey staff were some of the few allowed inside the park. Their mission was to create a topographic survey for the redesign of the roadway. Teams worked intensely fighting poison oak, steep terrain and rugged conditions each day. During their day off, they went back into the park to hike and explore the park tourist free.   

Scott is a graduate from New Mexico State University (NMSU) and has served as the Chairman of the NMSU Survey Engineering Industry Advisory Committee and Board Member of the NMSU College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Council.

Scott currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico with his wife and two boys. In his free time he enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and spending time with his family.

 

Justin Klaudt started his career with Wilson & Company in 1998. Over the past 24 years, he has worked with a variety of clients including federal, state, municipal, and private industries. Justin currently serves as Wilson & Company’s Vice President of Midwest Municipal Services. Justin is a licensed professional engineer and previously served as the Operations Manager for the Municipal Services group in the Kansas City office.

During his time at Wilson & Company, Justin has had the opportunity to assist communities across the country with projects ranging from ADA sidewalk improvements to multi-million-dollar interchanges. Through this experience he recognizes all projects that improve the community are important. His favorite assignments include serving as a community’s City Engineer and providing guidance on the big picture aspect relating to public infrastructure.

Justin is a graduate of Kansas State University where he earned a BS in Civil Engineering. He is also a member of the Engineers Club of Kansas City, the Kansas City Metro Chapter of the American Public Works Association, the North American Society for Trenchless Technology, and the Kansas City Corps of Engineers Liaison Committee.

Justin currently resides in Kansas City, Kansas with his wife Becky and son Parker. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, hunting, and introducing his son to the outdoors.

David, a “die hard” Vikings and Twins fan, has been with Wilson & Company for 15 years. David serves as an Operations Manager for Wilson & Company’s Rail Division and the UPRR client manager. He is responsible for the overall operations of offices and personnel associated with the UPRR railroad project design and construction management.

He has served as a senior project manager on large scale multi-disciplinary railroad yard projects and lead structural designer on hundreds of railroad structures. He has managed all aspects of project design to include civil/track, structural, site mechanical, site electrical, water/wastewater, permitting, roadway design, architectural and MEP, and construction management services.

David served as Project Manager for the UPRR Santa Teresa Terminal. Wilson & Company did the design and construction management for this run-through fueling facility and intermodal yard. The project involved every division and just about every office of the company. The facility is a showcase for the UPRR and won many awards including the 2014 Dr. William W. Hay Award for Excellence as the best railroad project in the nation.

David and his wife have two children, one of which is attending The University of Kansas and is studying neuroscience. The other is a senior in high school and plans to study forensic science. In his free time, David likes to work out and spend time with his family.

Gayle Roberts is a senior executive with over 39 years of experience in the consulting engineering industry. She served as Chair, President and CEO of Stanley Consultants, and its parent company, SC Companies. Stanley Consultants is a global engineering service provider recognized in the engineering industry with private and governmental clients in the energy, water, and transportation sectors.

Ms. Roberts brings executive experience from leading a $200 million revenue, 1100-person company, with an emphasis in strategic planning and organizational development to propel enterprise growth; and drive performance and profitability to create shareholder value. She has a passion for leadership development and providing opportunities for the next generation of engineers.

Her board experience includes a strong understanding of corporate governance and board leadership, which encourages forward-thinking board discussions focused on key issues of risk, strategy, talent development, and culture. She is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and has completed Director Professionalism training.

Kevin offers a unique set of skills to leaders and Boards in the Engineering and Construction industry, having led a management buyout at Edwards and Kelcey, achieving superior returns on equity following the LBO through a pragmatic strategic plan focused on profitability, growth and capital efficiency. Building on this experience as CEO and Chairman of a privately held company, Kevin became a senior executive with major P&L responsibility at one of the largest public Engineering and Construction firms in the world, Jacobs.

Kevin is well known and active in the Industry as a member of the Moles, Past President of the Design Professionals Coalition, and Board Member of The Construction Industry Round Table. Kevin has acquired/integrated approximately twenty-five firms and sold once. He is adept at developing pragmatic strategic development and performance improvement options as well as creative solutions to recurring problems. Kevin resides in New Jersey with his wife and has two children living in Manhattan.

Ilene Colina is a senior Human Resources (HR) executive with over 35 years of experience and a passion for people and business. She has extensive relationship experience in aligning and executing HR strategy in support of the strategic direction of organizations. She excels in understanding the employee experience and helping to shape workplaces where everyone thrives.

Ilene operates Colina Consulting Group, LLC where she provides innovative HR solutions to large and small businesses. She executes from solid executive HR experience to implement effective, modern solutions for today’s complicated HR world. She offers expertise in mergers and acquisitions in the areas of due diligence and timely and effective integration of talent, benefits, and systems. She also has broad experience in the areas of legal oversight and compliance, policy development and communication, total rewards, employee relations, HR technology, employee engagement, learning and development, and talent management.

Over the last seven years, Ilene provided internal consultant support to Dovel Technologies, LLC, a mid-sized contractor and professional services firm. Throughout a period of significant growth due primarily to mergers and acquisitions, she shar­­­ed her robust experience in bringing together HR functions and systems to support the successful emergence of the integrated company.

Ilene was employed with QinetiQ North America, a large contractor and professional services company for thirty-one years. She led the start-up of an HR Shared Services organization as well as HR systems implementations designed to position the organization for the future.

She is passionate about giving back to the HR community in New Mexico (NM). She currently serves in an advisory role for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) NM State Council. Ilene also participates in the mentorship of HR professionals through the Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) SHRM certification study program.