leadership

Steven D. Nasland, PE
CEO and Director of Engineering/Business Development

Steve Nasland is CEO of Nasland Engineering and manages the Engineering and Business Development Divisions.  For more than 40 years, Steve has been responsible for planning, designing, and processing numerous complex projects.  He has extensive experience in civil engineering design and management on public, private, military and institutional projects.

Steve is a graduate of San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He is a registered civil engineer in the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

Steve is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC of California), and the American Public Works Association (APWA).


 

D.K. Nasland, PLS, PE 
President and Director of Survey/Field Operations

D.K. Nasland serves as President of Nasland Engineering and oversees the firm’s Surveying and Field Operations department.  D.K.’s experience encompasses all areas of land surveying and mapping.  His areas of expertise includes utilizing GPS, boundary and topographic surveys, horizontal and vertical control surveys, construction staking, hydrographic surveys, above and below grade utility control and expert witness testimony.

A graduate of San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, D.K. is a registered civil engineer and land surveyor registered in the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, and has more than 43 years of experience in his field.

D.K. is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC of California), Chairman of the Joint Professional Practice Committee, a Director of the Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County, member of the San Diego Executives Association, and Past President and Past State Director of the California Land Surveyors Association.


Larry Thornburgh, PE, PLS
Director of Engineering

With more than 28 years of experience in the industry, Larry Thornburgh is responsible for the daily operations of the Engineering Department at Nasland Engineering. Larry oversees the engineering and design of municipal projects including roadway improvements, stormwater, sanitary sewer, water main extensions and urban redevelopment projects. Larry coordinates all aspects of projects with local government agencies from initial conceptual design through final design and construction. His experience includes traffic and transportation engineering, site design, water and wastewater systems, utility design, and storm drainage system design as well as the management and coordination of multi-faceted projects.

Larry received his Bachelor of Science degree in Structural Engineering from UC San Diego. He is a registered professional engineer and professional land surveyor in the state of California and he joined Nasland Engineering in 1989.


Peter B. Ritchey, PE
Senior Project Manager

Peter Ritchey is a registered professional civil engineer in the state of California. He received his Master of Science degree in Construction Engineering and Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from UC Berkeley, California. Peter has more than 16 years of experience in providing civil engineering design services. During this time he has been involved in a variety of projects including, commercial and retail, street improvement design, institutional and residential projects.

In addition, he is a certified Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD). As a certified QSD, Peter is able to prepare, write, revise, and implement SWPPP documents under the California Construction General Permit.


 

Cory Schrack, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Project Manager

Cory Schrack received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is a registered civil engineer in the state of California. Cory has more than 17 years of experience in providing civil engineering design services, all with Nasland Engineering. His project experience includes site design for commercial and retail, public infrastructure design, military facilities, parks, residential, and streetscape improvement design.

Cory is a LEED accredited professional (LEED AP BD+C) and has extensive knowledge and experience with sustainable site design including projects recently designed to comply with the principals and guidelines of the LEED program as well as local stormwater requirements. Civil engineering issues related to LEED typically include stormwater quantity and quality control, site planning and heat island effect.  Designs typically include consideration of low impact development techniques, site design and structural Best Management Practices. Cory is also a certified Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD). In addition, Cory is one of the AutoCAD standards managers at Nasland Engineering and has experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D.


Gregory M. Kump, PE
Project Manager

Greg Kump is a registered civil engineer in the state of California and has more than 18 years of experience in the industry. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. As Project Manager, Greg is responsible for design of residential, educational, commercial and industrial projects, with a focus on streets and roads, sewer, water and drainage systems, stormwater systems, site planning and hydraulic design. In addition, Greg is a certified Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD).

 

 


 

Samuel Waisbord, PE
Project Manager

Sam_Waisbord_ResizedSam Waisbord received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University, California. Sam has more than 17 years of experience in providing civil engineering design services. As Project Manager, Sam is responsible for the design of commercial and retail, residential, educational, and industrial projects, with a focus on streets and roads, sewer, water and drainage systems, stormwater systems, and site planning.

 

 


 

William A. Moser, PE
Senior Engineer

With more than 46 years of experience in the industry, Bill Moser is experienced in all phases of land development and public works projects.  Areas of expertise include planning of large-scale projects, hillside design, hydraulic design, site design and conducting engineering investigations.  Thoroughly familiar with local, state, and federal government agencies and procedures, he has coordinated numerous projects with multi-jurisdictional concerns. Bill has been a frequent guest lecturer at local univer­sities and community colleges, and has made numerous speeches before various community groups and professional associations.  He also has recent expert witness experience, having testified in both Superior Court and Federal Court on matters concerning civil engineering, surveying and land use planning. Bill is a registered civil engineer in the states of California and Arizona. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Nasland, Bill served three years in the Civil Engineer Corps in Vietnam and as Public Works Officer at N.A.S. Miramar.

 


 

John Winn, PLS
Survey Project Manager

John Winn’s 28 years of survey experience includes boundary, topographic and construction surveys for commercial and utility construction, subdivision development and construction, ALTA surveys, GPS, performing calculations, and coordinating work with engineers, contractors, and supervising agencies. John’s skills include efficient management of multi-person survey teams. John is a registered professional land surveyor in the state of California.

 

 


 

Kristie L. Bevacqua, CPSM
Marketing Manager

Kristie Bevacqua is responsible for the daily marketing and business development activities for Nasland Engineering. Kristie has more than 20 years of experience in the industry and earned her Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) designation in 2009. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Sonoma State University. Kristie has been a member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) since 1999 and is Past President of the San Diego Chapter. Kristie currently serves as Recording Secretary of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) San Diego Post. In addition, she serves on the Board as a Director of the American Public Works Association (APWA). In 2011, the APWA San Diego Chapter presented Kristie with an “Award of Merit” for her service on various committees.