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Team

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Allan Ferguson, P.Eng.

President

A professional engineer for over 30 years, Allan also holds an MBA and has enjoyed a varied career beginning in heavy equipment and electrical sales roles prior to a 12-year career as an investment broker. Allan also served as President of East Coast International Trucks for three years before acquiring Ace Mechanical Limited in 2014. 

 

The opportunity to build mechanical contractor experience into the design phase led to the formation of EFP Engineering in 2018 with partners Geno and Curtis.

Geno Pace

Vice President

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Starting at the site level, Geno has gained 35+ years of experience. He has progressed through the industry gaining valuable experience on several hundred projects. Geno has spent the past 20+ years in several senior leadership roles with a mechanical contractor. These roles allowed him to influence design at the site level and has been integrated in his role as a plumbing and heating system designer with EFP Engineering.

 

Geno has a substantial inventory of key skills including; value engineering – resulting in significant cost savings to owners, constructability reviews – minimizing change orders during construction which impact project cost and schedule, and architectural coordination – ensuring spatial requirements are properly coordinated during the design phase. Geno also employs a vast knowledge of the National Plumbing Code of Canada – allowing for optimal application to achieve functional and compliant systems.

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Curtis Enman, P.Eng.

Principal Mechanical Engineer

A P.Eng. with 10+ years of mechanical design experience, Curtis founded EFP with Allan and Geno in 2018. In his role as the firm’s Principal Mechanical Engineer he oversees all elements of design and manages our talented design team. Curtis is extremely detailed, particularly in reviewing codes and standards, and effectively coordinates with utilities and Building Officials to ensure compliance. He enjoys working closely with the mechanical trades, supporting them throughout construction and utilizing their feedback to improve subsequent designs.

Tyler Hughes, P.Eng., LEED Green Asscociate 
Principal Electrical Engineer

Leveraging 14 years of experience in the construction industry, Tyler is excited to lead the new electrical department at EFP Engineering. Successfully building a satellite office in Halifax for a national firm, Tyler is well suited to lead this transition to a well-rounded M+E consulting firm of choice. Tyler has built a reputation for considered design, incorporating the individual client’s needs, individually, to ensure every project is completed as expected, on time, and on budget. Tyler has seen firsthand how effective communication and coordination with the whole project team can mean the difference between falling below a client’s expectations and exceeding them!

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Corey Sawyer, EIT
Mechanical Designer

Corey graduated from Dalhousie University’s Mechanical Engineering program in 2021 and immediately returned to EFP, where he had previously completed an 8-month work term. During his co-op placements he gained experience applying codes and standards on a variety of engineering projects – an ability which enables him to develop effective, code compliant mechanical design solutions at EFP. Corey is always striving to expand his diverse skillset and contributes to EFP’s goals by assisting in the delivery of robust and economical mechanical designs on every project.

Alec Anderson
Mechanical Designer

Alec graduated from Queen’s University’s Mechanical Engineering Program in 2023 and joined EFP soon after, immediately becoming an asset to the team. Alec gained valuable experience on previous projects in a variety of engineering standards, which allows him to design effective, efficient, and elegant mechanical design solutions. Alec strives to produce practical and economical designs on every project he works on.

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Jake Langille, CET
Mechanical Designer / Project Administrator

A 2018 graduate of NSCC’s Mechanical Engineering Technology program, Jake has spent the past five years acquiring valuable knowledge as a Civil & Mechanical Designer, while also handling Project Administration duties since beginning with EFP. In addition to the design and administration roles, he has also been tasked with designing small structural components, performing site inspections, and leading meetings.

 

Jake demonstrates a solid command of technologies and tools in design using Revit, BIM Collaborate Pro, AutoCAD, Inventor, Woodworks, etc. 

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In his role as Electrical Designer, Aaron brings a comprehensive background that spans Economics, Software, Mathematics, and Biomechanics. His multifaceted expertise enhances our projects with a holistic approach to problem-solving. Aaron is unwavering in his dedication to offering forward-thinking solutions that seamlessly align with the distinctive requirements of each project. His commitment to delivering cutting-edge, efficient, and sustainable solutions reflects his enthusiasm for the art and science of engineering.

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Electrical Desig
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Christie Frayne, CPA
Director of Finance

A Chartered Professional Accountant with 10+ years of post-graduate experience in accounting. Christie joined EFP Engineering as Director of Finance in 2023. Christie completed her CPA studies with Grant Thornton while gaining valuable experience in Audit & Assurance. She then joined the corporate finance team for a publicly traded REIT where she continued to build on her extensive knowledge and experience in the management of full-cycle accounting. Christie has become an asset to the EFP team with a focus on continual improvement of accounting processes with reliable reporting while adding to the excellent company culture.

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With over 17 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience, Tara joins the EFP team as a dedicated Accounting, Administration and Client Relations Manager.  Having a diploma in both Business Administration, and Accounting, Tara brings innovative ideas and processes to the EFP office. Her extensive background in construction accounting, and several years as an entrepreneur give her the added knowledge on how to best support our team and clients.

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Accounting, Administration & Client Relations Manager

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