About US

WNA Engineering was created through a merger of Negley Design and Wilson Lawler Engineering in 2015. With a consistent growing team and client base WNA was ready to expand our office from Portersville to the City of Pittsburgh. In 2022 WNA Engineering further expanded into the Philadelphia area through the acquisition of Vinokur Pace.  

About Us

WNA Engineering was created through a merger of Negley Design and Wilson Lawler Engineering in 2015. With a consistent growing team and client base WNA was ready to expand our office from Portersville to the City of Pittsburgh. In 2022 WNA Engineering further expanded into the Philadelphia area through the acquisition of Vinokur Pace.  

Our Mission

Our Mission is to listen with intention, learn through our partnerships, and lead with expertise that will expand our client’s engineering needs to their fullest potential.  

Our Vision

Our vision is to develop a network of partnerships that will broaden our company’s professional range while satisfying the needs of our clients and contributing to a better designed future.  

Our Values

Our company values the ability to provide our employees with an environment that allows them to achieve a sustainable work-life balance.  This leads to a culture of creativity and collaboration that delivers our clients with the best experience and products. 

Learn about the WNA team

Take a look at the experienced and hardworking team we have at WNA

Kevin L. Wilson, PE, MCP
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President

Justin Vernam
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Executive Vice President

Gregorio P. Torchia, LEED AP BD+C

Vice President

Christopher J. DiCianna, PE LEED AP, CxA

Vice President

Jeffry S. Vodenichar
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Vice President - Portersville

Jason Heilman, PE

Vice President of Engineering

Bill Hemphill

Sr. Electrical / Mechanical Designer

Brent Wiley

Sr. Mechanical Designer / Project Manager

Chris Champagne, PE

Sr. Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager

Dan Kelly, PE

Sr. Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager

David Rottschaefer, EIT

Mechanical Designer

John O'Leary, PE

Sr. Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager

Kyle Harris, EIT

Mechanical Designer / Project Manager

Kyle Hinchberger, EIT

Mechanical Designer

Lee Peterman

Mechanical Designer / Commissioning Technician

Nick Getz

Mechanical Designer

Rodney Williams

Mechanical Designer / Project Manager

Scott Lizotte, PE, LEED AP

Sr. Mechanical Engineer / Project Manager

Tom Pace

Mechanical Designer

Zachary Klixbull, CPHC®

Mechanical Designer / Project Manager

Austin Vodenichar

Electrical Designer

Cody Davis

Electrical Designer

Dan Bivens

Electrical Designer

Darren Coast

Electrical Designer

George Weichey

Team Manager

Sr. Electrical Designer / Project Manager

Jake Campbell

Electrical Designer

Jason Zang, LC

Sr. Electrical Designer / Project Manager

Jeremiah Robertson, EIT

Electrical Designer

John Maze

Electrical Designer

Mary Lewis, PE

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Michael Tucker, EIT

Electrical Designer

Timothy Lawler

Electrical Designer

Steve Neese

Sr. Electrical Designer / Project Manager

Drake Domhoff, CPDT

Plumbing / FP Designer

Juan Camilo Lasso Bedoya, CPDT

Plumbing / FP Designer / Project Manager

Isaiah Crews

Plumbing Designer

Kyle Steinmetz

Plumbing / FP Designer

Zane Elliott, PE

Plumbing Engineer

Dante Eannace

Plumbing Designer

Phoebe Richardson

Drafting Coordinator

Melany Ramirez

CAD/BIM Technician

Dakota Tigney

3D Laser Scanning / Survey Technician

Ethan Kasbee

3D Laser Scanning / Survey Technician

Iana Ellis

3D Laser Scanning / Survey Technician

Matt Sylvester

CAD / BIM Technician

Zach Lovell

CAD / BIM Technician

Gloria Chacon

HR Coordinator

Jacob Zidik

Marketing Assistant

Lynn Graf

Administrative Assistant

Mallory Dines

Business Manager

Nancy Gilliland

Administrative Assistant

Pamela Black

Executive Administrative Assistant

Ronald Pace

Operations Manager

Sara Kradel

Assistant Business Manager

Christopher Casey

Operations Manager

Jerry Heckman

Project Manager

Awards

Companies were judged based on an online employee survey earlier this year and chosen in four categories based on the number of employees working in western Pennsylvania.

2019, 2020, 2021, 2023

Inc Magazine have revealed that LINK Strategic Partners is on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses.

2019

The companies on this year’s list represent diverse industries, from health care and logistics to home building and legal services.

2018-2021