WHO WE ARE

Meet Our Nationwide Team


About the Team

Burnham has been providing special experiences through our services for nearly three decades. What’s made those special experiences possible, is our team of dedicated permit expediters and code consultants, collectively providing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to make sure the projects simply get done!

Burnham Team

Neha Patel - Code Consultant

Neha Patel

Code Consultant


Collaborating with architects and designers to navigate the complex world of building codes.

Jon Kovar-Tooke - Business Analyst

Jon Kovar-Tooke

Business Analyst


I collaborate with our teams to streamline project and system operations to improve your experience and bottom-line.

Valeria Macias - Marketing Strategist

Valeria Macias

Marketing Strategist


I identify key objectives and execute by planning marketing campaigns, creating online content and assisting internally.

Kristina Paprzyza - Chicago Senior Project Manager

Kristina Papryzca

Senior Project Manager


Senior project manager and team leader specializing in complex development projects and tenant improvements.

Christopher Chwedyk - Director of Code Services

Christopher Chwedyk

Director of Code Services


As a licensed architect & building code expert I've assisted design teams on a variety of projects across the country!

Mark Dalton - Chicago Project Manager

Mark Dalton

Senior Project Manager


Working with design, engineering & construction teams to find the fastest way to a permit is a fulfilling challenge!

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Bradley Durkin

Project Manager


I help my clients successfully navigate the commercial plan review process from start to finish.

Steve Rodriguez - Chicago Senior Project Manager

Steve O Rodriguez

Senior Project Manager


In the 13 plus years I have been at Burnham I can say no two job sites are the same and that's a great thing!

Tasia Kallies - LA Project Manager

Tasia Kallies

Project Manager


Working with design, engineering & construction teams to find the fastest way to a permit is a fulfilling challenge!

Kevin McKenna - Nationwide Project Manager

Kevin McKenna

Project Manager


I provide the unique opportunity of becoming an expert on interpreting codes and permitting requirements across the country.

Greg Francisco - Project Manager

Greg Francisco

Project Manager


Growing up in the city, it's being a part of ideas and projects that help make the place a better place than it was before.

Tyler Taylor - Code Consultant-1

Tyler Taylor

Code Consultant


I advise and educate our Code Team, clients and the municipalities we serve for a cohesive experience for all involved.

Leah Riley - Senior Code Consultant-1

Leah Riley

Senior Code Consultant


With people in mind, I work to find creative solutions to align the current codes with both modern and historic architecture.

Jessica Sulka - Project Manager-1

Jessica Sulka

Project Manager


I enjoy working with the varying construction professionals to find the most strategic and quickest way of securing a permit.

James Kratochvil - Senior Project Manager-1

James Kratochvil

Project Manager


Working with design, engineering & construction teams to find the fastest way to a permit is a fulfilling challenge!

Justin Manalo - LA Operations Manager

Justin Manalo

LA Operations Manager


Working with design, engineering & construction teams to find the fastest way to a permit is a fulfilling challenge!

Adam Hall - Project Manager

Adam Hall

Project Manager


Working with design, engineering & construction teams to find the fastest way to a permit is a fulfilling challenge!

Victor Alexander Polanco - Senior Project Manager

Victor A Polanco

Project Manager


Working with design, engineering & construction teams to find the fastest way to a permit is a fulfilling challenge!

Larry Downes - Project Manager

Larry Downes JR

Project Manager


Working with design, engineering & construction teams to find the fastest way to a permit is a fulfilling challenge!

John Kapecki - Code Consultant

John Kapecki

Code Consultant


I perform due diligence inspections, standards & tests presentations, life safety evaluations, and building/zoning code reviews.

Weronika Ciechowska-Polanco - Senior Project Manager

Weronika Ciechowska

Project Manager


Lucky to be working on variety of different projects from Solar Installation Projects to Major Alterations!

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Matt Murray

Senior Project Manager


It’s interesting to pick up on retail trends, and I bring those best practices I learn to every project I work on.

Chris Downes - Managing Director

Chris Downes

Managing Director


Municipal approvals can be complex & frustrating if you don't do this every day. I enjoy the coordination process and managing expectations.

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Jason Cohen

Project Manager


Working with design, engineering & construction teams to find the fastest way to a permit is a fulfilling challenge!

Tom Walsh - Executive Vice President

Tom Walsh

Executive Vice President


It’s interesting to pick up on retail trends, and I bring those best practices I learn to every project I work on.

John Chwedyk - Project Manager

John Chwedyk

Project Manager


Project Manager It’s interesting to pick up on retail trends, and I bring those best practices I learn to every project I work on.


Burnham Team

Vision & Mission

At the core of our mission and vision are our guiding principles. We work hard to embody values on a daily basis, in everything we do, both personally and professionally. We do it by caring for people, their role and responsibility and always working to effectively and efficiently support one another. We recognize that success and growth happens by creating new and better processes and learn from experience. Our mission is to exceed expectations and create a special experience for every client and every project, every time.

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