Our Staff


STEPHEN J. SMITH, P.E., P. ENG.
PRINCIPAL, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
(480) 839-4347 OR SSMITH@IMS-RST.COM


STEPHEN J. SMITH, P.E., P. ENG. PRINCIPAL, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER Stephen J. Smith fills two critical mission-oriented roles for IMS, as a principal of the firm, he has the responsibility of ensuring the long-term health of client relationships. Second, as a senior manager and pavement engineer, Mr. Smith provides project management capabilities on assignments where his background in integrated infrastructure management and municipal engineering is best suited. Mr. Smith has fulfilled the role of project manager and engineer on over 150 pavement, infrastructure and engineering assignments. He has over 20 years experience implementing pavement and right-of-way asset management solutions. Mr. Smith's project experience includes participating in the planning, management, training, data collection, and implementation and development of capital improvement budgets.


ALAN SADOWSKY, HBA
PRINCIPAL, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
(519) 240-5073 OR ASADOWSKY@IMS-RST.COM


ALAN SADOWSKY, HBA, PRINCIPAL, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER Alan Sadowsky heads up the technology and operations side of IMS. His extensive work experience in the software development industry, as well as his history in working directly with pavement management companies, allows him to oversee projects ensuring that adequate and sufficient resources are applied. The unique expertise he brings from former positions gives him the ability to direct many aspects of IMS projects including pavement management, data management, and field surveys. Mr. Sadowsky has been involved in projects for many government agencies. These projects have focused on the managing of the infrastructure owned by these agencies. The common factor in all of these projects has been to effectively manage the assets owned by the agency, making sure they are used efficiently for the benefit of the general public. In order to supply the best possible product, Mr. Sadowsky has worked with the end user, right up to the highest level of management to better understand the overall needs and requirements.


DAVID E. BUTLER, P.E.
MANAGER OF ENGINEERING SERVICES, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
(847) 506-1500 OR DBUTLER@IMS-RST.COM


DAVID E. BUTLER, P.E. MANAGER OF ENGINEERING SERVICES, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER Based on his background in pavement management, David Butler has been responsible for the quality control of field data collected using the Road Surface Tester for pavement surface distress and the Dynaflect for pavement structure. He has been responsible for the quality of data on well over a million pavement sections in North America. Through practical experience, Mr. Butler has gained a working knowledge of pavement distress and its effect on pavement deterioration. He also has extensive knowledge of deflection theory and how it relates to pavement life expectancy. The training of agency personnel in pavement management theory and the application of information derived from programs and systems has been one of Mr. Butler's primary responsibilities.


DONALD L. HARDT, B.S.
MANAGER OF CLIENT SERVICES
(847) 506-1500 OR DHARDT@IMS-RST.COM


DONALD L. HARDT, B.S. MANAGER OF CLIENT SERVICES Donald Hardt is the Manager of Client Services for IMS within the eastern region, as such he is responsible for ensuring quality data and services are provided to each project. Working closely with the IMS and client project teams, Don negotiates the project scope and then follows the project through to the final deliverables. His career encompasses managerial, technical and business development positions in pavement management and geotechnical services. His areas of expertise focus on pavement management; automated surface condition surveys; deflection surveys and analysis; right of way asset management surveys; and project management.