Partners

Carl Brown, PE

Position: Senior V.P., Director of Operations, Partner
Categories: Partners

Carl began his Structural Engineering career in 1989 after receiving his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida. He then worked for several local Structural Engineering firms gaining vast knowledge and experience in his field.
In 2002, Florida Design Solutions, Engineering Associates, (FDS) was founded. During the first decade in business, FDS was involved in a multitude of diverse projects which has developed a strong, dedicated staff.
Carl has extensive knowledge of both the residential and commercial markets, as well as hands-on knowledge of the construction field.

Outside of the office, Carl enjoys spending time with his Wife, Michelle, their two sons, Cody and Justin, their wives, and their granddaughter Alina. During football season you can find Carl cheering on the Florida Gators and his UCF Knights.

Carl Brown, PE

Senior V.P., Director of Operations, Partner

Carl began his Structural Engineering career in 1989 after receiving...

Mike Keesee, FAIBD, CPBD, CGP, CAPS

Position: Founding Partner
Categories: Partners

Mike Keesee, FAIBD, is the founder of Total Solutions Group.  He holds designations of Certified Aging in Place (CAPS), Certified Green Professional (CGP), Certified Professional Building Designer (CPBD). Mike also holds licenses as a Certified Building Contractor and Home Inspector.

Mike joined the American Institute of Building Design in 1995, served as an officer of the Florida Society for 15 years, and served ten years on the National Board of AIBD. Mike was recognized as the 2001 Designer of the Year for the American Institute of Building Design.  His firm has received numerous awards for its designs through ARDA and other award venues.

He has served as an executive officer for the Greater Orlando Builders Association, where he has been named three times Associate of the Year. He is a Director of the Florida Home Builders Association and a Director of the National Association of Home Builders.  He has served as Chairman of the FHBA Codes and Standards Committee and regularly participates on code advisory boards.

Mike Keesee, FAIBD, CPBD, CGP, CAPS

Founding Partner

Mike Keesee, FAIBD, is the founder of Total Solutions Group....

Employee Owners

Alan Quinonez

Alan Quinonez

Position: General Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, General Manager
Alan Quinonez

Alan Quinonez

General Manager

Alexander Craft

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Alexander Craft

Performance Team

Alfred Fiumano

Alfred Fiumano

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team
Alfred Fiumano

Alfred Fiumano

Performance Team

Alili Contreras, EI

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Alili Contreras, EI

Project Manager

Andrew Carriere

Andrew Carriere

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team
Andrew Carriere

Andrew Carriere

Performance Team

Angelica Gutierrez

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Angelica Gutierrez

Performance Team

Bill Verling

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Bill Verling

Project Manager

Bonnie Peters

Position: Administrative Assistant
Categories: Administrative Assistant, Employee Owners

Bonnie Peters

Administrative Assistant

Brian Harper

Brian Harper

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager
Brian Harper

Brian Harper

Project Manager

Camilo Moreno-Aurioles, EI

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Camilo Moreno-Aurioles, EI

Project Manager

Carlos Davila

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Carlos Davila

Performance Team

Chris Warfel

Chris Warfel

Position: Senior Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager
Chris Warfel

Chris Warfel

Senior Project Manager

Craig Brown, CBC, HI

Craig Brown, CBC, HI

Position: Production Manager
Categories: Employee Owners

Craig is a State of Florida Certified Building Contractor and Licensed Home Inspector with over 33 years’ experience in the construction industry. Craig has been with FDS Engineering Associates since 2010. Prior to working for FDS he operated a small construction company for many years and has developed a working relationship with many contractors, designers and building officials. The ability to manage projects and the extensive knowledge gained from hands-on experience in the field allows him to provide excellent customer service and client satisfaction. Project design experience includes commercial strip centers, residential homes, and renovation projects.

Craig enjoys spending time with family, playing games, and hanging at the beach. His hobbies are woodworking and building items for his home.

Craig Brown, CBC, HI

Craig Brown, CBC, HI

Production Manager

Craig is a State of Florida Certified Building Contractor and...

Craig Goodsell

Position: Senior Structural Designer
Categories: Employee Owners, Structural Designer

Craig Goodsell

Senior Structural Designer

Danielle Moore

Danielle Moore

Position: Director of Marketing
Email: dmoore@fdseng.com
Categories: Employee Owners
Tel: 321.972.0491 x269
Danielle Moore

Danielle Moore

Director of Marketing

Darryl Henderson

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Darryl Henderson

Project Manager

David Pillsbury, FAIBD, CPBD, CGP

Position: Principal Designer
Email: david.pillsbury@gokeesee.com
Categories: Employee Owners, Principal Designer
Tel: 407.880.2333 Ext 205

The Principal Designer and VP of Design and Marketing, has become an expert on home design over the past decades and is renowned in the Building and Design Industries. David has been published in numerous Home, Design and Builder magazines. His award- winning designs have also been featured in many popular magazines all over the county and abroad. He was elected as the National President of the American Institute for Building Design, and was named the 2015 Designer of the Year.

David Pillsbury, FAIBD, CPBD, CGP

Principal Designer

The Principal Designer and VP of Design and Marketing, has...

Dustin Smith

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners

Dustin Smith

Project Manager

Elizabeth Austin

Position: Administrative Assistant
Categories: Administrative Assistant, Employee Owners

Elizabeth Austin

Administrative Assistant

Erica Diaz

Position: Administrative Assistant
Categories: Administrative Assistant, Employee Owners

Erica Diaz

Administrative Assistant

Erin Crawford

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Erin Crawford

Performance Team

Ernesto Soto

Position: Structural Designer
Categories: Employee Owners, Structural Designer

Ernesto Soto

Structural Designer

Fabian Diaz

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Fabian Diaz

Performance Team

Forrest Davis

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Forrest Davis

Performance Team

Frank Maldonado

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Frank Maldonado

Performance Team

Gary Halsey

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Gary Halsey

Performance Team

Jamal Donson

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Jamal Donson

Performance Team

James Garritani, RA

Position: VP of Architecture
Categories: Architect, Employee Owners

James has 30 plus years of experience, bringing a vast knowledge on a variety of projects; including commercial, residential, office, retail, medical facilities, industrial, hotels, condos, and multi-family units. James attended Auburn University, where he earned his Degree in Architecture. After years of developing his talents and skills, he has gained recognition on many projects over the years.

James Garritani, RA

VP of Architecture

James has 30 plus years of experience, bringing a vast...

Jamie Linn Muroski, CPBD

Position: Senior Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Jamie Linn Muroski, CPBD

Senior Project Manager

Jennifer Patterson

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Jennifer Patterson

Project Manager

Jose Soto

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Jose Soto

Performance Team

Kayla Hoover

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Kayla Hoover

Project Manager

Larry Ahearn

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Larry Ahearn

Performance Team

Luis Lozada, EI

Position: Quality Control
Categories: Employee Owners

Luis Lozada, EI

Quality Control

Malcolm Lei

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Malcolm Lei

Performance Team

Mateo Marin

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Mateo Marin

Performance Team

Melisa Oyola

Position: Finance Manager
Categories: Employee Owners

Melisa Oyola

Finance Manager

Michael Bellofatto

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Michael Bellofatto

Performance Team

Michael Lee

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Michael Lee

Project Manager

Michael Nocito

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Michael Nocito

Performance Team

Michelle Brown

Position: Human Resource Manager
Categories: Employee Owners

Michelle Brown

Human Resource Manager

Mike James

Position: Reprographics Manager
Categories: Employee Owners

Mike James

Reprographics Manager

Monarcha Marcet

Position: Quality Control Manager
Categories: Employee Owners

Monarcha Marcet

Quality Control Manager

Natalie Rojas

Position: CA Administrative Assistant
Categories: Administrative Assistant, Employee Owners

Natalie Rojas

CA Administrative Assistant

Nayara James, EI

Position: Structural Designer
Categories: Employee Owners, Structural Designer

Nayara James, EI

Structural Designer

Ni Guan

Position: Project Coordinator
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Coordinator

Ni Guan

Project Coordinator

Orlando Medina

Position: Structural Designer
Categories: Employee Owners, Structural Designer

Orlando Medina

Structural Designer

Patricia Salas

Position: Aministrative Manager
Categories: Employee Owners

Patricia Salas

Aministrative Manager

Raul Ramkissoon, EI

Position: Engineering Manager
Categories: Employee Owners

Raul started out with a passion of architecture which then led him to his love and career in structural engineering. Raul’s knowledge of both worlds helps him to accommodate the client’s needs in architectural design while meeting the structural design requirements. Raul has 15 years of experience within the realm of structural engineering. He has been through the design aspect, drafting and developing construction drawings, conducted site visits for inspections, written reports, client meetings, and learned the constructability of projects. Raul has also become a part of TSG’s leadership by mentoring junior engineers.

Raul Ramkissoon, EI

Engineering Manager

Raul started out with a passion of architecture which then...

Rick Marquez

Position: Senior Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Rick Marquez

Senior Project Manager

Roberto Rivera

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Roberto Rivera

Performance Team

Scott Lewkowski, PE

Position: Senior Engineer
Categories: Employee Owners

Scott graduated from the University of Notre Dame and has over 36 years of structural engineering experience. He has lived and worked as far west as Arizona and as far north as Michigan. Since 2005 Scott has called Florida home. His project experience spans from California to Connecticut and from Minnesota to the Caribbean. Scott is experienced in a myriad of project types, sizes and complexities including commercial, residential, educational, institutional, military, health care and retail. His engineering background covers nearly all areas of structural design. He has designed high-rise structures, structures in high seismic and wind zones, and structures to withstand floods and ocean waves.

When he is not working, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, Patty, their children, and grandchildren. During the fall, Scott and Patty love to watch college football, especially their beloved Fighting Irish.

Scott Lewkowski, PE

Senior Engineer

Scott graduated from the University of Notre Dame and has...

Sean Jess, EI

Position: Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Sean Jess, EI

Project Manager

Soraya Gutierrez

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Soraya Gutierrez

Performance Team

Steven Tenzel, RA

Position: Project Architect, Commercial Team Leader
Categories: Architect, Employee Owners

Steven has 10 years of experience since graduating from the University of Florida where he received his Bachelor of Design in Architecture and Master of Architecture. In a wide range of project scopes and design styles his experience has spanned the east coast, from Key West to New York City. Steven’s passion and experience for the built environment is supplemented with a Minor in Business Administration; his relationships with clients, consultants, contractors and connecting them to our Team of employee owners.

He enjoys spending his spare time with family & friends, traveling, and enjoying the outdoors.

Steven Tenzel, RA

Project Architect, Commercial Team Leader

Steven has 10 years of experience since graduating from the...

Susan Lei, CPBD

Position: Principal Designer
Categories: Employee Owners, Principal Designer

Susan, a graduate of Miami University’s School of Architecture, has 30 plus years of experience in the Residential Design field.  Her experience includes 5 years of training at various southern California Architecture firms such as McLarand, Vasquez and Partners and Gensler.  In addition, Susan successfully ran her own residential design firm up until July 2018 when she joined the team at Keesee Associates.

Susan, both a member of the American Institute of Building Designers and a C.P.B.D. (Certified Professional Building Designer.)

Susan Lei, CPBD

Principal Designer

Susan, a graduate of Miami University’s School of Architecture, has...

Uziel Benazet

Position: Senior Project Manager
Categories: Employee Owners, Project Manager

Uziel Benazet

Senior Project Manager

Yadier Vazquez

Position: Performance Team
Categories: Employee Owners, Performance Team

Yadier Vazquez

Performance Team

Yakaira Cruz

Position: Administrative Assistant
Categories: Administrative Assistant, Employee Owners

Yakaira Cruz

Administrative Assistant