Kahuna USA



Our Founders’ vision, experience, and values helped create a culture at KAHUNA USA that has garnered three top-ten finishes in the Denver Business Journal’s Best Places to Work. We remain dedicated to fostering a work-family atmosphere where we enjoy coming to work each day, doing what it takes to deliver for our clients without cutting corners while helping deliver cleaner energy responsibly—and playing just as hard when we’ve finished for the day. 

KAHUNA USA honors our past successes, but we are also proud to embrace the future. We are unique in that we are grooming the next generation of innovative leaders from within. The KAHUNA MANAGEMENT BOARD manages our day-to-day operations. The KAHUNA EXECUTIVE BOARD mentors this group of young and talented leaders. Together with our Founding Consulting Partners, the Executive Board and our Management Board comprise our Board of Directors—allowing expertise and seasoned leadership knowledge to be shared to keep KAHUNA USA prepared to confidently move forward by creating opportunity from within. We know OUR PEOPLE ARE OUR GREATEST RESOURCE—and we work together to grow the expertise we need to continue our mission of serving our clients with outstanding ENERGY PROJECT EXECUTION.

Executive Board

Technical oversight, strategy and direction.

Scott Schamp, P.E.

Managing Partner, Founder
Process & Project Engineering

John Rheinheimer, P.E.

Managing Partner, Founder
Project & Construction Management

Mike Phillips

Managing Partner
Design and Drafting

Management Board

Day-to-Day Management, team growth and execution.

Justin Lankutis, P.E.

Vice President
Electrical & Instrumentation

Robert Ferrera, P.E.

Vice President
Project Execution

Autumn Romero

Administrative Services

Taylor Ruder, P.E.

Process / Mechanical

Dave Hobson

Compliance Drafting

Greg Kruse, P.E.

Chief Technical Engineer

Dan Neal, P.E.

Civil / Structural Engineering & Design

Senior Partners

Providing seasoned perspective + experience

Gary Davis

Founder + Consulting Partner
The Big Kahuna

Gregg Kostelecky

Founder + Consulting Partner

Mark Bross

Founder + Consulting Partner

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