About Your Coaches

Jenifer Navard

Jenifer Navard has over 25 years of experience in business and financial management, from auditing with one of the top 5 public accounting firms, through financial accounting for SEC firms and the management of mid-sized companies. Since starting with Eskew+Dumez+Ripple in 2003, her work has led the firm to its highest level of profitability since its inception in 1989, while maintaining and enhancing the firm’s transparent, collaborative, creative environment.


Mike D'Alessandro

Mike D’Alessandro, P.E., PMP has a Masters in Environmental Engineering, as well as more than 25 years of experience as a consulting engineer and firm leader. He currently serves as Director of Corporate Development for Geosyntec, a major environmental engineering firm, where his is responsible for project delivery, operations systems, and corporate development. Over the past 11 years he has been with PSMJ, Mike has worked with hundreds of A/E/C firms throughout on strategic planning, operations improvements, and project management initiatives.