Board of Directors

The USIBD Board of Directors is responsible for the development and oversight of the organization. The Board develops the organization’s strategic plan and oversees its implementation. Board members are elected to serve two year terms. Much like the membership they serve, the Board is comprised of individuals representing various stakeholder groups coming from different areas within the AEC industry.

Board of Directors

Brendan Welsh


Brendan Welsh, PS, PE
CEO & President, TrueScan
6219 Centre Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45069
(513) 997-9013

Joshua DeStefano


Joshua DeStefano, CM-BIM, LEED AP
Innovation Leader – Western Regions, DPR Construction
4665 MacArthur Court, Suite 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 294-7319

Cindy Baldwin


Cindy Baldwin, CGC, LEED AP, CM-BIM, CM-Lean
President, VDCO Tech
648 Cascade Falls Drive
Weston, FL 33327
(954) 256-8326

Ken VanBree


Ken VanBree
Owner, eBuilts
P.O. Box 4281
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 960-3362

Mani Golparvar, Ph.D.

Board Member

Mani Golparvar, Ph.D.
Co-founder/CSO, Reconstruct Inc.
60 Hazelwood Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 417-9552

Board Members Emeritus

John M. Russo

John M. Russo – Founder of USIBD
President/CEO, Architectural Resource Consultants (ARC)
18141 Irvine Blvd.
Tustin, CA 92780
(949) 648-0434

Bryan Merritt

Bryan Merritt, L.S./P.S.M.
Associate, Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, LLC
525 Okeechobee Blvd, Suite 910
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 473-8300

Joseph E. Romano

Joseph E. Romano
Principal, Langan
300 Kimball Drive
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(201) 665-6414

David L. Standinger

David L. Standinger, PLS, PSM
Principal Associate, Geospatial Manager, Erdman Anthony Associates, Inc.
145 Culver Road, Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 427-8888

Kevin Kianka, P.E.

Kevin Kianka, P.E.
Director of Operations, HAAG
625 Industrial Blvd., Sugar Land, Texas 77478
(281) 313-9700