Our Group

STEPHEN A. MORSE, PE, LEED AP O+M - email Stephen

Founder and Owner Stephen A. Morse is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York, Florida, Connecticut and Massachusetts and the Vice President Emeritus of Engineers Without Borders New York City Chapter (www.ewbny.org). Mr. Morse received his BS from Merrimack College and MS from Columbia University in Civil Engineering.

 

DON SHORT, LLB - email Don

Don is Business Operations Manager. He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta (Inactive). Don brings experience with business operations, financial analysis and management, and contract review due to his time as a practicing attorney and as a business operations consultant.

 

LIZA K. BILLINGS, EIT - email Liza

Liza brings experience in residential construction to GRANT, having worked as a finish carpenter and project manager during her tenure with a high-end general contractor, where she often dealt with issues of energy efficiency, remediation, and site control. She is currently working towards her second bachelor’s degree, in civil engineering, at the City College of New York. Her first was in studio art at Smith College.


MEHMET SAKAR, M.Sc - email Mehmet

Mehmet Sakar received his B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering from Middle East Technical University and is a current PhD candidate. He worked in the Turkish Government as a structural engineer and in the private sector as a geotechnical engineering consultant. After 11 years of experience from design to construction and management in Turkey, he moved in to New York in May 2006, where he continued in construction and engineering consulting.

 
BETSY GILLARD, EIT -  email Betsy

Betsy Gillard has a BS in Civil Engineering and plays a multi-disciplinary role on GRANT’s engineering team. She has experience working in both the public and private sectors of civil engineering and is particularly interested in sustainable development. She has worked on development projects in Nicaragua and is active on a project in El Salvador with EWB-NY.

 

Brian Crandall

BRIAN J. CRANDALL Jr., EIT - email Brian

Brian Crandall received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Wyoming where he focused his studies in environmental engineering. He brings experience as a field engineer, surveyor, and draftsman for the public and private sectors. He is particularly interested in environmental engineering, land development, and water resources.

 

YOACHIM HAYNES -  email Yoachim

Currently an Energy Solutions Associate at GRANT engineering, Yoachim is completing a BS in Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University. Yoachim’s technical interests are in renewable energies and their environmental and cost impacts. Yoachim has an interest in renewable energy policy and large-scale utility construction, operation, maintenance and finance.

 

MARCUS KAMBOBE - email Marcus

Marcus Kambobe is a Mechanical Engineer in New York, originally from Zambia (Lusaka). His particular interests are in thermal fluid systems and energy efficiency. He is a member of ASME And ASHRE. Mr. Kambobe has an Associates Degree in network Engineering and is receiving his Mechanical Engineering degree from City College of New York.

 

Pam ShortPAM SHORT, MBA - email Pam

Pam Short is part of the Financial Operations group. Pam holds an MBA and has 15 years of managerial experience in a variety of industries. She is experienced in setting up and using Quickbooks, is knowledgeable in all aspects of bookkeeping, preparing and analyzing financial statements, and preparing reports for management. Pam also has 5 years of banking experience including both branch management and commercial lending.