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MEET OUR TEAM

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Krystal Montgomery

Principal

Krystal Montgomery, a Pacific Northwest native, embarked on her journey in the real estate world, discovering her true passion while serving as an executive assistant for realtors nationwide. Her heart lies in the behind-the-scenes intricacies of the day-to-day operations, where she thrives in bringing value to TurnKey. With a keen eye for marketing, a genuine love for people and building relationships in her role in Human Resources, and her organization and attention to detail in the administrative realm, Krystal contributes a unique blend of skills solidifying her pivotal role in steering TurnKey towards success. 

 

Beyond her love for building and running a business, Krystal's greatest joy in life is her family. Whether shuttling her five kids to school, cheering them on at their sports, helping them with homework, volunteering at their schools, or cherishing moments with family scattered across the country, her happy place is anywhere her loved ones are. In her spare moments, Krystal finds solace by the pool or beach, traveling, enjoying a good book, or rejuvenating through running.

Derek Montgomery

Principal

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.   

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Brian Stouffer, P.E., J.D.

Principal

Brian Stouffer is a professional civil 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 spent several years as general counsel to regional engineering and construction management firms. As an engineer, his focus is in land development, transportation and energy projects. Brian has developed his niche combining these skill sets on project compliance and permitting for large scale infrastructure projects. He has managed permitting, inspection and project compliance scopes for over 200 natural gas, carbon capture, and renewable facility projects. 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, P.E.

Principal

Brian Hoffheins is a Professional Engineer and subject matter expert for haul route planning and roadway maintenance determination.  Brian 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. 

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George Peterson, P.E.

Director of Asset Mgnt & Quality Assurance

George Peterson is a Professional Engineer who brings extensive experience in non-environmental permitting, asset management, transportation planning, and municipal civil design. 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 assessment to the forefront of his work. 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 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.

Kaylee Langrell

Stakeholder Relations Manager

Kaylee Langrell graduated from the University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. During her time at UCA, Kaylee 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 She has experience as a relationship manager, working with public agencies and industry stakeholders to coordinate project permitting and approvals. Making the switch to Stakeholder Relations Manager in 2022, Kaylee now focuses her efforts meeting with government agencies and community stakeholders to inform the public, provide updates, and advocate for project favorability.

 

Kaylee’s hobbies include hiking and exercise. 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.

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Brian Fahringer

GIS Manager

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.

Zachary Timmons, SR/WA

Project Manager

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. 

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Elissa Riley

Lead Graphic Designer

Elissa graduated from the Pennsylvania State University where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with high distinction.  She worked for several years as a graphic designer and production artist creating signage for businesses in the King of Prussia, PA area.  Thereafter, 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, P.E.

Permitting Manager/Engineer

Jordan Maslonik is a Professional Engineer providing civil consulting services since 2011, primarily for oil & gas operators, midstream & transmission companies, and universities. During the Marcellus and Utica shale gas boom, Jordan provided 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. Jordan also specializes in State DOT and railroad crossing permit coordination. Aside from providing O&G services, Jordan offers asset management experience, serving universities throughout Pennsylvania.

 

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.

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Jonathan Lietzke, P.E.

Permitting Manager/Engineer

Jonathan Lietzke is a Professional Engineer with a background in both the public and private sectors. Jonathan possesses a broad range of knowledge and experience throughout his 18-year career in civil engineering. He spent 11 years working for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation preparing plans, specifications, estimates, and bid packages, before eventually becoming a private sector Project Manager, overseeing the designs, budget, and schedule of roadway improvement projects. More recently, Jonathan has found his niche in consulting services, performing site and roadway analysis, and 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 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.

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Joey Borracci

Project Manager

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.

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James “Jamie” Lester, PsyD., MBA

Relationship Manager

Jamie Lester is a doctor in Business Psychology with a master’s degree in business administration, and is a 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. 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”. 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.

 

Mr. Lester 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 and published several books and, at this time, his focus is on his three sons.

Katie Haney

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, two kids, and miniature dachshund. In her free time, Katie enjoys her family, Penn State football, spending time at the beach and reading a good book.

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Karen Bergold

Title Analyst

Karen has 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, holds real estate licenses in 3 states (PA, NJ, NY), 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.  Karen also has notable experience working as an Executive Office Administrative Assistant.  

  

Karen currently lives in a quaint cabin in the mountains of New York, with her husband, Douglas.   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!

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Bryan Paciorek, J.D.

Curative | Title Analyst

Bryan Paciorek is a licensed attorney with over 15 years of experience, including over a decade in the title industry. Bryan has focused his skills on research and analysis, working as an Attorney Editor for the leading legal research service in the United States, then turning to real estate title as shale development created a surge in oil and gas exploration. Bryan has experience in nearly all phases of title production and management. He has performed title research and curative for large scale oil and gas development, examined title and created title commitments for Fortune 500 companies, and managed large-scale title research projects for electric transmission lines and solar farms. Bryan uses his title experience and research skills to help our clients identify potential title concerns and develop solutions that can keep their projects on track.

Bryan and his wife live in Central Ohio, and can most often be found working in their garden, trying out a new restaurant, or researching destinations for their next trip.

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J.D. Myers

Relationship Manager

J.D. Myers was raised on a row crop and livestock farm near Humboldt, IA. He is the 5th generation to live and raise a family on that farm. J.D. graduated from Iowa State University with a BS in Agricultural Studies with minors in Agronomy and Ag Systems Technology. J.D. worked in the Livestock industry for 20+ years. After making dreams come true for livestock producers across the county as a national sales manager,  J.D. started working with stakeholders in the Midwest on the world's largest carbon capture and sequestration project. J.D. is active in the community, he has served on the local fair board, volunteer fire department, Jaycees, Farm Bureau and is currently on the board of Directors for a local energy coop, a local grain coop as well as local ethanol plant.  

 

J.D. and his wife Jenni have two children, Jack and Ava.  The entire family is active on the family row crop farm,  when not tending to the farm,  they enjoy fishing, pheasant hunting, golfing and a couple of the family members enjoy everything Disney.

Riley Gibson

Relationship Manager

Riley Gibson, an Arkansas native, began his journey at a local pharmacy in Springdale, where he learned the importance of managing relationships, community engagement, and charity work. Riley also spent twelve years as an infantryman in the Arkansas Army National Guard, where he was deployed under Operation Enduring Freedom. Riley has utilized his unique perspective and experience in his role as a Relationship Manager with TurnKey, representing clients pursuing permits for infrastructure development, and managing relationships with local agencies and community stakeholders for projects across Iowa and Nebraska. 

 

Outside of work, Riley spends his free time outdoors or at the gym. Riley also enjoys volunteering with local conservation groups and participating in local bike events. 

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