Don Deakin is a Professional Engineer and Project Manager at Peninsula Engineering, Inc. He has a BS in Architectural Engineering with a specialty in Building Electrical Power Systems from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and 16+ years of work experience in multiple market sectors; healthcare, commercial, entertainment, and medium voltage power distribution.
Mr. Deakin serves as an Electrical Engineer, Project Manager and BIM/Revit Coordinator between our firm and the Walt Disney World Company. Mr. Deakin services our relationships within their organization including Facilities Asset Management (FAM), Architecture and Facilities Engineering (A&FE), Walt Disney Creative Entertainment, and Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI). Types of projects include new construction and renovations to resorts, food service, support buildings, facilities, and office spaces.
Project Mr. Deakin has served on include:
WDW Team Disney Executive Conference Room
WDW Magic Kingdom Auto Toll Plaza New Bankout Building
WDW Yacht & Beach Club Quick Service Restaurant Renovation
Mr. Inge serves as a mechanical project manager in our firm’s healthcare and commercial groups. Mr. Inge services our relationships with Florida Hospital, Adventist Care Centers, Orlando Health, HCA and numerous other architectural and owner-direct clients. His portfolio includes projects ranging from new construction and renovations for inpatient and outpatient facilities, medical office buildings, support buildings, laboratories and stand-alone physician’s offices. Kyle Inge also serves as one of our company’s BIM champions, helping our various departments implement and maintain our BIM standards.
Mr. Inge graduated the from the University of Central Florida in 2012 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He received his Professional Engineering license from the State of Florida in 2016.
Mr. Inge is also heavily involved in the Central Florida Chapter of ASHRAE, currently serving as Chapter Treasurer. He has previously held other Chapter positions, including Student Activities Chair, Chapter Secretary, and Digital Communications Chair. He is also a supporting member of the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association.
Mr. Inge has experience working in the following facilities:
Florida Hospital Orlando Campus
Orlando Health Downtown Campus
Arnold Palmer and Winnie Palmer Hospitals
Florida Hospital East Orlando Campus
Florida Hospital Apopka Campus
Florida Hospital Celebration Campus
Florida Hospital Kissimmee Campus
Florida Hospital Central Pharmacy Facility – Orlando, FL
Leesburg Regional Medical Center
Dr. P. Phillips Hospital – Orlando, FL
Bridgewater Skilled Nursing Facility – Ocala, FL
Aspire Health Lakeside Campus – Orlando, FL
Zephyrhills Health and Rehab Center – Zephyrhills, FL
Mr. Albers serves as a mechanical project manager between our firm and the Walt Disney World Company. Mr. Albers services our relationships within their organization including Design and Engineering (D&E), Facilities Asset Management (FAM), and Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI). Types of projects include new construction and renovations to food service, retail outlets, resorts, support buildings, and office buildings. Paul Albers is an engineering professional with experience in HVAC, design, specifications, and design improvements. Mr. Albers possesses experience in a broad range of projects involving HVAC and plumbing design.
Golf Channel News Room Design – Multiphase 27,000 sq. ft. space included audio/visual editing rooms, news room studios, server rooms and open office areas. Server rooms were designed with redundant cooling systems and all areas were designed to minimize acoustics.
WDW Magic Kingdom’s Cosmic Ray’s Air Handler Replacement
4Rivers Restaurant, Winter Garden, FL
The Golf Channel Connector Building – New Construction, 12,000 sq. ft.
Port Orleans Air Handler Replacement
WDW Boardwalk Resort Air Handler Replacement
WDW Magic Kingdom Auto Toll Plaza New Bankout Building
Mr. Hammond serves as the lead electrical project manager between Peninsula Engineering, Inc. and the Walt Disney World Company. Mr. Hammond services our relationships within their organization including Design and Engineering (D&E), Facilities Asset Management (FAM), and Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI). Types of projects include renovations to food service, retail outlets, resorts, attractions support buildings, and office buildings. Mr. Hammond is responsible for project proposals, design development and oversight of electrical designers, client review meetings and construction administration.
WDW Magic Kingdom Park-Wide Entertainment Power Distribution
WDW Magic Kingdom Big Thunder Mountain Rehab
WDW Fort Wilderness Meadows Pool
WDW Grand Floridian Landscape Lighting
WDW Magic Kingdom Crystal Palace Emergency Power and Lighting
WDW Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon Main Entrance Rehab
WDW Feature Animation Guest Experience Center
WDW ESPN Wide World of Sports HP Field House Entertainment Truss Electrical Design
John Miller is a Mechanical Professional Engineer and Principal at Peninsula Engineering, Inc. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida in 2004 and has since made his professional home at Peninsula Engineering, Inc. Throughout his tenure at Peninsula, Mr. Miller has developed a wide range of experience, including the development of HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Animal Life Support, Medical Gas and Specialty Hydronic systems. The breadth of his experience ranges from entertainment venues and attractions to hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, laboratories and commercial buildings throughout the Central Florida area and beyond.
Through his extensive experience providing design services for a diverse portfolio of clientele, Mr. Miller has secured his role both as Peninsula Engineering, Inc.’s special projects expert and as a partner within the firm. In addition to his work at Peninsula Engineering, Inc., Mr. Miller is actively involved with the local chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and served as chapter President for the 2011 – 2012 year. He continues to serve the chapter as a Governor.
Mr. Miller has served on the following projects:
Florida Hospital East Orlando Operating Room Addition/Expansion
Winter Park Memorial Hospital Operating Room Expansion
Florida Hospital East Orlando Surgery HVAC System Replacement
Florida Hospital Altamonte Central Energy Plant Annex
Orlando Hand Surgery Associates ASC
Initio Fuel’s Kissimmee Bio Diesel Plant
Ameripath Laboratories in Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Lauderdale
Ozone Generator installations/replacement for animal life support systems.
Degasification towers to remove CO2 and other gasses from animal life support systems.
Orlando Theme Park attraction laminar flow nozzle pumping system/nozzle replacement.
Orlando Theme Park attraction water cannon refurbishment design.
Orlando Theme Park hotel hot water boiler replacements
Orlando Theme Park overall air handling unit replacement design.
Mat Shearer is an Associate Principal and Project Manager at Peninsula Engineering. He has a BS degree from the University of Central Florida and provides electrical systems design for numerous commercial projects. His experience includes over ten years of work in diverse projects such as tenant improvement and emergency generator systems for critical data centers, restaurants and healthcare facilities. He has also been involved in several high-end retail projects and high-density call centers.
Mr. Shearer is a long term member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), and serves such notable clientele as CB Richard Ellis, Jones Lang Lasalle, Grubb & Ellis, Tower Realty, Lincoln Properties, Gaedeke Landers and GVA Advantis. He also routinely works in conjunction with such notable Architectural and Interior Design firms as Clifford Sargent Cagle, Baker Barrios Architects, Powell Design Group, VOA Associates and personally directs an average of over 700,000 sq. ft. of tenant improvement space annually.
Bryan Spangler is an Electrical Professional Engineer and Principal at Peninsula Engineering. He has a BS degree in Architectural Engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University and has 19 years of work experience designing a wide variety of healthcare facilities. His experience in electrical design includes normal and emergency power distribution systems, lighting controls, fire alarm systems, nurse call systems, breaker coordination studies, fault current calculations, site surveys, site inspections, and meeting the requirements of Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). Mr. Spangler is a supporting member of the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association (FHEA). In addition, he currently sits on the City of Orlando Building & Fire Codes Board of Appeals. He is part of the next generation of leadership at Peninsula Engineering and is constantly engaged in management decisions within the organization.
Mr. Spangler serves as a lead liaison between our firm and numerous healthcare clients including Florida Hospital, Adventist Health System, Orlando Health, Nemours, HCA (Hospital Corporation of America), and CHS (Community Health Systems). Mr. Spangler is responsible for responding to Request for Proposals, establishing scope narratives and pricing as well as serving as principal and project manager for the completion of the design process and construction. His extensive work experience with the AHCA agency and their individual reviewers and inspectors has led to a great rapport and working relationship. He has earned their respect over the years due to his thoroughness in preparing construction documents, his understanding of their processes from applications to stand-up reviews and their numerous construction site inspections. Mr. Spangler has established a success ratio for passing AHCA inspections that serves his clientele’s ever more critical schedules.
Mr. Spangler’s recent projects include:
Peace River Regional Medical Center (35,000 sq. ft.)
Heart of Florida – 5th Floor Build-out (31,000 sq. ft.)
FHEO OR Addition/Expansion (8,000 sq. ft.)
WPMH OR Expansion (7,305 sq. ft.)
Center for Reproductive Medicine (15,000 sq. ft.)
On Top of The World Skilled Nursing Facility (70,000 sq. ft.)
On Top of The World Assisted Living Facility (106,700 sq. ft.)
On Top of The World Independent Living Facility
(136,000 sq. ft.)
Rich King is a Mechanical Professional Engineer and a Principal at Peninsula Engineering. He holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University and has seventeen years of work experience designing a wide variety of projects from theme parks and education facilities to commercial buildings and healthcare facilities. Mr. King represents the current leadership at Peninsula and is engaged in management decisions within the organization. He is a board member of the University Club of Orlando and is a member of the American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and is a past president of the Central Florida Chapter.
Mr. King serves as the lead liaison between our firm and the Walt Disney World company and oversees our relationships within their organization including Facilities Asset Management (FAM) and Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI). He is responsible for responding to Requests for Proposal, establishing scope narratives and pricing and serving as the principal and project manager through the completion of the design process and construction. Peninsula Engineering in many instances will serve as the prime professional for this client and as a result, Mr. King directs various consultants to serve the clients needs. Given the nature of the client, his work entails a wide variety of projects ranging from ride facilities to food service and retail outlet to their back-of-house, offices and guest service areas.
Gerardo Solar is an Electrical Professional Engineer and Principal at Peninsula Engineering. He has a six year Electrical Engineering degree from the National Polytechnic University in Quito, Ecuador and has over thirty years of experience in commercial and institutional buildings in Central Florida including hotels, commercial office buildings, churches, data centers, educational facilities and industrial projects. His knowledge extends into all aspects of electrical design including sophisticated uninterruptable power supplies, emergency generators, normal power distribution, fire alarm systems and extensive interior and exterior lighting design. In addition to being an Electrical Professional Engineer, Mr. Solar holds top security clearance for GSA work as well as a Master Electricians license.
Mr. Solar’s experience also includes over ten years working in South America in the areas of power generation, sub-stations, transmission and distribution, including the creation of standards for 69KV distribution lines and providing line analysis, flow studies, and relay system coordination for power network protection. His thesis work consisted of the design and construction of a 5 KVA, 100 KV, high voltage lab transformer for testing of insulation of power line components. Mr. Solar serves as the point-of-contact and project manager for some of Peninsula’s longest term client’s such as McCree, Inc., Powell Design Group, Nasrallah Architecture, Sprint Telephone Company and Interkinetics Design, Inc. Mr. Solar also serves many of our design build clients, such as Palmer Electric, Tri-City Electric, Territo Electric, Williams Company and Andrew General Contractors.
Mr. Solar has provided Electrical Engineering for:
Orlando Sentinel, Operations Building, Electrical Service Upgrade, Orlando, FL
Sprint/United Telephone Company of Florida, Winter Park, FL
Sprint/United Telephone of Florida, Kissimmee, FL
Time Warner Cable Company, Orlando, FL
Orlando Regional Data Center, Orlando, FL
Southeast Switch, Orlando, FL
Clarke American, Orlando, FL
Colonial Bank Orlando Regional Data Center, Orlando, FL
Albert Marques is a Mechanical Professional Engineer and LEED accredited Principal at Peninsula Engineering. He has over thirty years or experience and currently serves as Vice President and Director of Engineering. He holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida and is registered in 14 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mr. Marques also holds top security clearance for sensitive GSA work.
Mr. Marques’s project experience is rather diverse and includes full scale theme parks and destination resorts, large scale central energy plants, clean room manufacturing centers, various healthcare facilities and all aspects of commercial buildings from churches, restaurants and banks to office buildings and manufacturing plants. He has served several terms for the Orange County Building Department Advisory Board of Appeals and is active in the American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the National Society of Professional Engineers.
As Director of Engineering at Peninsula, Mr. Marques is responsible for setting the high standards we demand from all of our staff. He provides peer reviews for our team of project managers and engineers, overseas our in-house quality control process, coordinates man power and staffing needs for ongoing projects and also prepares proposals and fee schedules for clientele.