MEET OUR TEAM
Krystal Montgomery was raised in the Pacific Northwest where she developed a love for animals and a passion for travel and the outdoors. Krystal started her career by following in the footsteps of her Mother Teresa, a real estate broker in Oregon. In addition to being a super mom to 5 amazing children, Krystal built a career in the real estate field by building relationships and helping her clients acquire property, whether it be for a family home, real estate to develop or grow a business, or property needed to develop energy infrastructure. Krystal’s hobbies include spending time with family, relaxing by the pool or beach, traveling and exploring new places, reading, trail running, hiking, and snow skiing. As for her greatest passion in life, it is her family. Krystal is happiest when surrounded by her children, at their sports games, helping on their homework, volunteering at their schools, or just having fun.
Derek Montgomery started in the oil and gas industry acquiring easements and leases for oil and gas operators and electric transmission providers in 2006. From there Derek moved into overall project management, logistics management, and contract and damage negotiations on Gulf Coast/Marketlink Project, Houston Lateral Project, Citgo Extension, Cushing Interconnect, Cushing Extension, Leach Xpress, Mountaineer Express, WB Xpress, Buckeye Xpress, and Keystone XL. Derek has personally managed several billion dollars in project execution and operations. In these roles Derek managed the close out of road use obligations with counties and states delivering releases from those obligations for a fractional percentage of target costs. This was accomplished by a combination of detailed road condition documentation, road analysis, and a result driven negotiating strategy.
Derek grew up on a cattle farm in Northern Arkansas, then he spent his first 3 years out of college teaching high school history. Derek and Krystal have 5 children and make their home in Houston, Texas. His hobbies include spending time at the beach with family, and is a superfan, sometimes a coach, of whatever sports team his kids are playing on.
Brian Stouffer is a Professional Engineer and licensed attorney, bringing broad experience in both engineering and legal practice within the construction and energy industries. Brian was formerly a construction litigation attorney, and also spent several years as general counsel to regional engineering and construction management firms. As a civil engineer, he has focused his practice in land development, transportation and energy projects. Brian has developed his niche combining these skill sets to focus on project compliance and permitting for large scale infrastructure projects. He has managed permitting, inspection and project compliance for several major facility development projects, including over 20 natural gas compressor stations. To compliment this experience and expertise, Brian focuses on organization, attention to detail, and strong communication to deliver for his clients.
Brian lives in central Pennsylvania with his wife, Jacoba, and son, Arlo, where he spends his free time enjoying the outdoors, tending to his orchard, and volunteering in his community.
Brian Hoffheins is a Professional Engineer and subject matter expert for haul route planning and roadway maintenance determination. Brian has built his career working for oil & gas operators, midstream companies and transmission companies in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, and has become a go-to resource for roadway projects, being tapped repeatedly to provide planning, design, permitting and construction management and coordination on development projects on a large and expanding scale. Brian thrives on integrating with diverse project teams to help them avoid the financial and operational risks associated with using public roadways. His typical responsibilities include haul route planning, road condition reviews, evaluations and damage repair negotiations, road use maintenance agreements, crossing and driveway permitting, utility relocation and developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients.
Brian and his wife Kelly live in State College Pennsylvania with their two children. He enjoys Penn State football, biking, hiking, gardening, and using new technology to solve problems. He also serves on various local committees, boards, association and as a mentor to Penn State Civil Engineering students.
Director of Asset Management
& Quality Assurance
George Peterson is a Professional Engineer who brings extensive experience in non-environmental permitting, asset management, transportation planning, and municipal civil design to the TurnKey team. Having worked in both the public and private sectors since he graduated from the University of Maine in 2015, George has been able to develop an understanding for the nuances of both publicly and privately funded and managed infrastructure projects. George began his career working the oil & gas industry performing haul route analysis and pavement condition studies. He quickly developed a passion for data driven asset management programs and worked to bring condition-based asset management to the forefront of his work with private and public entities. George has developed skills in both planning and applied settings, working first as a Civil Designer in the private sector, then as a Transportation Planner for a Metropolitan Planning Organization, and then as a Project Engineer in the Public Works department of the second largest city in Maine. George’s past work has included the development of custom pavement management programs, ADA compliance analysis, safe routes to school analysis, traffic movement Synchro analysis, and municipal roadway, water line, and sewer design, estimating, bidding, and construction management. George’s work has allowed him to interface with several different asset management and civil analysis systems including MicroPaver, Beehive Asset Management Suite, Synchro SimTraffic, StreetLight Data Portal, AutoDesk Civil3D, and ArcGIS based systems such as Leica Pegasus Mapfactory, InfoWater, and ArcGIS online.
George and his wife Hillary live in Maine, where they both grew up, with their son Louis and their coonhound Riley. George enjoys hiking, camping, board games, and spending time with his dad volunteering as a Shriner at various charity events and parades.
Bill Sullivan has been managing energy infrastructure projects for 15 years. 17 pipelines (FERC 36" NG to local gathering), 4 electric transmission lines (DOE, HVDC and HVAC), 3 solar farms, and a wind farm. That's over 4,000 easement rights acquired and over 1,000 non-environmental permits, to date. He came up in the industry, working first as an acquisitions and title agent, then at the supervisory level, and into project management. He has been actively involved in all stages of projects, from planning and grass roots meetings to final restoration and into operation.
Bill holds two degrees at the master's level and considers himself a lifelong learner. He and his partner, Rebecca, have 12 dynamic kids between them (a Brady Bunch x2) and two high-energy german shepherds. When not making sure that your project is a success, Bill farms in Florida with enthusiasm... and mixed results. He is happiest when he is helping people - considering stewardship, generosity, and fatherhood to be his highest callings.
Sally Goldman, P.E. is a respected civil and environmental engineer with 11+ years of experience in land development, municipal project management and heavy construction engineering. She has developed her specialty into permitting, permit management, utilities and utilities management through the course of her career. She has served as engineer and project manager for several large-scale projects mainly in the Southwest Florida area where she is a native. Sally thrives on attention to detail, organized project management, and innovative ideas to keep projects on schedule.
Sally and her husband Jack and his three boys reside in sunny Naples, Florida where she enjoys being of service to her community, and can often be found volunteering at local academic competitions, and mentoring Florida Gulf Coast College of Engineering students.
Zachary Timmons, SR/WA
Zachary Timmons, SR/WA is a dedicated professional of land acquisition in utility and infrastructure projects with more than 14 years of industry experience. Zach has field experience as an acquisition agent, land records researcher, and over a decade of leadership experience on projects across the country. Zach’s diverse background includes pipelines; gathering systems; electric transmission, distribution, and fiber optic projects in combination with exposure and work on renewable energy projects. Zach is adept at managing teams and projects of various size, and scope, in land acquisition and keeping them organized and on track. Zach believes in the power of collaboration with team members and continually explores learning opportunities for himself, and team members through the IRWA, mentorship experiences, and other educational venues.
Brian Fahringer is a GIS Manager with expertise in conducting roadway routing and permitting analysis to facilitate pipeline and well pad construction for oil and gas companies, midstream companies, and transmission companies. Brian also spent time in local government, leveraging LiDAR to develop a 3D model of the city. This allowed internal staff and the public a way to visualize the city as a digital twin and to view changes and economic impacts of new projects in the area. Using ESRI technology, he delivers quality assurance for geospatial data issues as well as provides geospatial technical support and training to staff and field workers. Brian is always looking into new GIS technologies to better understand, visualize, and report data to clients.
Brian lives in central Pennsylvania. When he is not on the golf course or fishing in his spare time, you will find him at his family-owned farm spending time with family.
Kaylee Langrell graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. During her time at UCA, Kaylee volunteered with the United Way and worked at the office of the Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas. From there she went to work for Arkansas Farm Bureau Insurance where she developed her knowledge of policy coverages, forms and large farm operations by working with a commercial farm package policy. Kaylee also continued her education while working with Arkansas Farm Bureau by studying and passing over 10 exams to obtain her Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter Designation.
Kaylee prides herself in her ability to work hard and well with others. She has experience as a relationship manager, working with public agencies and industry stakeholders to coordinate project permitting and approvals. She made the switch to Stakeholder Relations Manager in 2022 and focuses her efforts meeting with public agencies to inform the public, provide project updates, and advocate for project favorability.
Kaylee’s hobbies include hiking and going to the gym. One of her biggest goals in life is to summit Mt. Rainier in Washington. When she is at home, she loves cuddling with her chihuahua, Nina and watching the latest Netflix documentary.
Jessica Timmons is the third generation in her family to work in the right of way industry. Regular travel to new project sites with the family and meeting new people became second nature. She started her career in Texas after working as a project manager in the manufacturing industry and obtaining a bachelor’s degree in information technology. Since then, she earned both a real estate and appraisal license, and collected many years of experience in management, non-environmental permitting, GIS and construction support, and general real estate services for the energy, utility, transportation, and communication sectors in the US. She obtained her SR/WA credentials from IRWA in 2015 and was Vice president of the Shreveport, LA Chapter in 2011. Jessica also earned a master’s degree in jurisprudence specializing in Energy, Oil & Gas Law and Policy in 2021 from Texas A&M School of Law.
Jessica and her husband, Zachary live in Fort Worth, Texas with their Australian Shepard, Loki. Jessica enjoys reading, hiking, volunteering, and spending time with her family.
Lead Graphic Designer
Elissa Riley graduated from the Pennsylvania State University where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with high distinction. She then worked for several years as a graphic designer and production artist creating signage for businesses in the King of Prussia area. After which Elissa began freelancing as a graphic designer where she has continued to build her creative portfolio with clients across the U.S. She also owns and runs the creative company ColorTheMoon.com
Elissa currently resides in eastern Pennsylvania with her husband and their two children. When Elissa is not spending time with her family, she enjoys painting, baking desserts, and curling up with a good book.
Jordan Maslonik is a Professional Engineer providing civil consulting services since 2011 primarily for oil & gas operators, midstream & transmission companies, and universities. Jordan’s career flourished during the Marcellus and Utica shale gas boom by providing key services for non-environmental agency permitting, haul route planning, roadway improvement and restoration projects. Jordan has coordinated hundreds of agency road use agreements to highlight regulations, risk, and ultimately negotiate terms for execution. Aside from providing renowned O&G services, Jordan has vast asset management experience serving universities throughout Pennsylvania that lead to inventory, rating, prioritizing, estimating, construction contract drafting, advertising, and construction management of university assets.
Jordan and his wife Alyse reside in central Pennsylvania while raising their 3 beautiful children. Jordan is most satisfied when spending quality time with his family, relishing the outdoors, or testing his skills on a never-ending DIY list.
Jonathan Lietzke is a Professional Engineer with a background in both the public and private sectors, who possesses a broad range of knowledge and experience throughout his 16-year career in civil engineering. Jonathan spent 11 years working for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation preparing plans, specifications, estimates, and bid packages, before eventually becoming a Project Manager and overseeing the designs, budget, and schedule of roadway improvement projects. More recently, Jonathan has found his niche in consulting services, performing non-environmental permitting on several large-scale projects throughout various states. His responsibilities have included haul route planning, road condition reviews, road use maintenance agreements, crossing and driveway permitting, plan reviews, and agency coordination. Jonathan’s diverse experience, organization, and innovative problem-solving skills ensure he can adapt to challenging projects to ensure the client’s expectations are met or exceeded.
Jonathan lives in central Pennsylvania where he enjoys spending time with family, performing outdoor work and recreational activities, attending Penn State sporting events, and riding his motorcycle on “destination” trips.
Kema Jones is an experienced Administrative Professional with over 17 years of experience working in City Government Engineering. She comes with a strong knowledge of permitting in city & state right-of way roadways, Sidewalks, railroads & bridges. She has monitored and issued permits for major construction projects from start to finish. Kema also has industry experience working for utility providers and private energy companies performing utility line installation coordination and emergency response. As a Permitting Manager with TurnKey, Kema focuses on facility permitting management for large industrial and energy site development projects. With her enthusiastic energy and positive attitude, she stands on building and maintaining strong client and agency relationships for sustainable business growth.
Kema Originates from New York but recently relocated to North Carolina. She enjoys spending time with her family, listening to music and relaxing at home on her down time.
Joey Borracci started in the oil and gas industry as a surveyor and quickly worked his way up to survey crew chief and worked in this capacity on several large projects across the US. In 2000 he transitioned to right-of-way and then to the leasing department. He has worked in both capacities on some of the largest pipeline projects in the US such as the Enbridge Line 3 replacement pipeline for the Kalamazoo River spill and the Keystone XL project.
Joey Borracci grew up in Shreveport, LA and studied law at LSUS and UCSB in Santa Barbara, CA. Geaux Tigers and Saints! He enjoys riding his Harley and the scenic areas that this country has to offer. He also appreciates experiencing the cultural diversity in all the regions he has lived.
Jamie Lester is a doctor in Business Psychology and holds a master’s degree in business administration and is a State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in several states. He has been in the real estate and right of way business for multiple projects for over 38 years including acquisition, permitting, negotiations, and appraising, etc. Mr. Lester is former Vice-President of Cross-Country Land Services and former CEO/President of Diversified Broadband Services. He has managed million-dollar projects and over two hundred agents throughout the United States. His experience in the pipeline infrastructure process and acquisition process is broad along with both professional and informal education in a variety of right of way industries. This included, but not limited to, roadway, transmission line, cell tower, fiber optics, and pipeline projects. His dissertation was titled “Understanding Perceived Fairness in Eminent Domain: The Case of Texas Energy Pipelines” which combined his personal experience, project management knowledge, legal experience as an expert witness, and overall right of way acquisition experiences. He has been appointed Special Magistrate in a variety of counties in Florida to hear and rule on cases between landowner and county assessor/appraisers. His clients include but not limited to right of way companies, pipeline companies, telecommunications companies, Department of Transportations, Engineering companies, along with assignments with financial institutions, FBI, and with the US Marshall office.
Jamie grew up in the Florida Panhandle known as Port St. Joe/Wewahitchka Florida area of Gulf County. He has a home there and a farm he enjoys near Prattville, Alabama. Mr. Lester has authored several books and is a published author. Jamie’s focus is on his three sons. He loves to farm, hunt, fish, and teach.
Accounting and Human Resources Coordinator
Katie Haney graduated from The Pennsylvania State University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences. She then worked for several years in the Oil and Gas industry performing administrative, accounting and human resources tasks. Prior to joining TurnKey, Katie spent 6 years working in accounting for a multi-discipline engineering firm in the Northeast. During this time she achieved her Masters Certificate in Human Resource Management. In addition to her accounting and HR responsibilities with TurnKey, Katie provides high level administrative and document support for clients on development projects.
Katie currently resides in Central Pennsylvania with her husband, daughter, and miniature dachshund. Katie enjoys spending time with her family, Penn State football, spending time at the beach and reading a good book.
Karen Bergold brings TurnKey Logistics over 40 years of Professional Administrative and Managerial experience within the corporate sector, from fortune 500 companies to energy industry giants. Karen has traveled the country as well as the world for her assignments, held three Real Estate licenses, in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, and is commissioned as a Notary Public. She worked for several years as an Oil and Gas Title Landman and Right-of-Way Associate in Electric Transmission, Curative Review, Abstracts and Title Examination from current ownership to Patent. Karen also has notable experience working as Executive Office Administrative Assistant to corporate Vice Presidents, Program Managers, Project Managers, Brokers and County Commissioners.
Karen currently lives in a quaint cabin in the mountains of New York, with her husband, Douglas. Much time is spent enjoying the trees, sunsets and long walks around Dorchester Park with its 1200 acre lake and grounds. In her free time Karen loves to cook…everything, and usually all at once! She also enjoys painting landscapes in oils or acrylics, and was once affiliated with Ringling Bros., as the top, #1, best face painter in the PA/NY area. Under the stage name Oddles of Doodles, Karen has been in more local newspapers for parties and county fairs and posed for more pictures with face painted kids (now tucked away in their family scrapbooks) than most people have pics of the Grand Canyon or Niagara Falls!