Our Leadership

Joseph G. Kramer, P.E., P.L.S.

Mr. Kramer is the President of Engineering at Cardinal and has managed and designed projects ranging from major residential and commercial site developments to storm water management projects as well as all levels of surveys. He is licensed professional engineer and surveyor in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and States of Ohio and Louisiana. He also is registered with the NCEES. Mr. Kramer is a member the Kentucky and National Society of Professional Engineers, Campbell County Economic and Progress Authority Board, and Northern Kentucky Home Builders Association.

 

Joseph Kramer

David R. Whitacre, P.E., P.L.S.

Mr. Whitacre is a Vice President of Cardinal, Head of the Municipal Engineering Department, a Licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and State of Ohio, a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and a Certified Building Inspector in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He has over 30 years of experience producing civil construction documents for a wide variety of projects including site design, public street design, and potable water and sanitary sewer distribution design. In addition, Mr. Whitacre represents the cities of Villa Hills, Highland Heights, and Walton as their City Engineer. He also has vast experience inspecting construction work (civil and building) for compliance with codes, bid documents, performed site investigations, and preparing cost estimates for both private and public projects.

 

David Whitacre

Kevin G. Hanson, P.E.

Mr. Hanson is a Vice President of Cardinal and has managed and designed projects in all levels of areas including civil design, residential and commercial site development, infrastructure system design, storm water management, construction, planning and zoning administration, and code enforcement for over 22 years. He is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and State of Ohio and is registered with the NCEES. Mr. Hanson is a current member of the Kentucky and National Society of Professional Engineers (past president and state director of the Northern Kentucky Chapter), Jolly Park Community Development Council (past chairman), Northern Kentucky Independent Health District, Sanitation District No. 1 Storm Water Advisory Committee, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Chi Epsilon, and Order of the Engineer. He is also a former member the Holly Hill Children's Services Board of Directors (Chairman), the Alexandria Businessmen's Association, Asbury UMC Trustees (Vice Chairman), and has coached at Dale Carnegie.

 

Kevin Hanson

Donald E. Stegman, P.E., P.L.S.

Mr. Stegman is a Vice President of Cardinal, a Licensed Civil Engineer in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and States of Ohio and Indiana, and a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He has over 24 years of experience producing civil construction documents for a wide variety of projects. His design experience includes mass and intricate grading, public roadway design, sanitary and storm water collection system design, pressure main design (water and sanitary), lot layout, and permitting. In addition, Mr. Stegman has negotiated contracts, evaluated formal bids, inspected construction work for compliance with bid documents, performed site investigations, and prepared cost estimates. He is also a member of the Covington Catholic School Board.

 

Donald Stegman

Jeffrey S. Flaherty, P.E., LEEP AP BD+C

Mr. Flaherty is a Vice President of Cardinal Engineering and is experienced with the planning, design, project management, and construction administration of geotechnical, environmental, and civil projects. He has served clients in the federal, commercial, industrial, municipal, residential, and electric utility markets. He is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and a LEED BD+C accredited professional. Mr. Flaherty’s skill set includes site development, subsurface site investigations, slope stability analysis, foundation design, landfill design, CCR management, erosion control best management practices, stormwater modeling, detailed design of water and sanitary sewer lines, combined and sanitary sewer overflow elimination, transportation facilities design; preparation of specifications and contract documents; permitting; cost estimating; construction observation; and construction administration. Mr. Flaherty is a member the Kentucky and National Society of Professional Engineers.

 

Jeffrey Flaherty

Steve Stubbs, P.L.S.

Mr. Stubbs is the survey manager here at Cardinal Engineering and has over 16 years of field/office experience. He is a licensed professional surveyor in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and has extensive experience in court house research and boundary resolution. Mr. Stubbs currently oversees the survey department and continues to oversee and manage multiple projects. He has vast experience with all types of survey work including boundary and topographical surveys to A.L.T.A. Survey, G.P.S. and control surveys. Mr. Stubbs is a member of the National Society of Professional Surveyors and Kentucky Association of Professional Surveyors.

 

Steve Stubbs