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Donna Hager, PE, DBIA

President + CEO

Donna Hager (a proud Jasper) has over 30 years of experience in the AEC industry, collaborating to design and deliver some of NY’s largest and most critical infrastructure and energy efficiency projects.  She brings invaluable experience on highly significant and complex projects. 


Phil Castellano, PE

Director of Engineering

Phil’s vast experience and deep professional (and social!) network are an invaluable asset to all phases of Macan Deve’s projects from planning through detailed design and construction of major projects. 


Joe Zambito

Director of PM/CM, CCM, SST

With 15 years of experience in Construction Management, Field Engineering, Resident Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Project Management,  Joe has extensive MEP design knowledge, hands-on field experience, and is also an avid skydiver. 


Mike Hager, PE, DBIA

Chief Operating Officer

Michael is a versatile project delivery specialist with 25 years of Engineering and Construction experience. He often serves as our “voice of reason,” with a wealth of Design-Build expertise and in-depth knowledge of the engineering and construction business. 



W. Vance Barnes, PE

Mechanical Department Manager

Vance has over 35 years of experience in mechanical/HVAC building system design and MEP project management from concept through completion. His experience includes many different project types including healthcare/hospital, laboratory, government, commercial, education, housing, among many other state-of-the-art facilities. Vance believes the best part of engineering is seeing a project go from concept, through design, construction, and seeing it put to use serving our clients and end users.


Kate Speidel, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C, DBIA

Architectural Design Director

From her childhood building tree forts in Vermont, Kate has been obsessed with the convergence of human-made environments and the natural world. Her work focuses on civic spaces, green infrastructure, sustainability, urban design, and public transit in NYC and across the country. 


Ginger Modafferi, PE, CEM

Director of PM/PE

A strong communicator, experienced engineer, and noteworthy leader, Ginger has worked for over 20 years as a Program Manager, Project Manager and Project Engineer on multidisciplinary projects from planning through construction with focuses on drinking water, wastewater, MEP, resiliency, energy management and environmental planning/permitting.


Lou Rugulo, PE, CEM, LEED AP

Director of Energy Efficiency

When he’s not racing sailboats on the Northeast coast, Lou focuses on energy solutions engineering; exploring and analyzing client building operating practices and equipment conditions to enhance operation and reduce client energy consumption. 


Lin Simeti

Chief of Staff

A former small business owner herself, Lin has more than 30 years of experience in marketing, sales, business management, human resources, and business development in both the private and public sector. 

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