The professional and technical staff that make up Civil Design represents the best of South Florida's professional design service industry. They are graduates of leading Universities and are dedicated to providing our clients with the best in engineering and design consulting services.
Denise A. Bas-Arzuaga, AIA
Denise is CEO and Co-Founder of Civil Design Inc., and runs our in-house Architectural Services Department. She provides Sustainable Project Consulting, and Architectural Support Services to our numerous commercial, residential and public sector projects throughout Florida & the Caribbean.
Denise has over 24 years of architectural services experience in all facets of architectural design including Site Master Planning, Programing, Design and Construction Administration Services. She is also an accomplished sustainability project coordinator and has lectured and taught other architects the principles of sustainable design.
T. Jeff Trompeter, P.E.
Jeff is President and Founder of Civil Design, Inc. He has over 30 years of world-wide engineering experience and has practiced civil engineering in South Florida for over 24 years.
Following graduation from the University of Florida, Jeff served in the U.S. Naval Civil Engineer Corps, United States Naval Construction Battalion for over 6 years, receiving numerous commendations including designation as a Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist. Jeff founded Civil Design in 2003 to provide responsive and innovative civil engineering services for development, redevelopment, and infrastructure rehabilitation projects.
Gabe Burden, P.E.
Vice President of Engineering
With over 13 years of local experience, Gabe is a skilled professional proficient in handling the entire civil engineering project cycle, including planning, designing, permitting, evaluating and overseeing construction activities. He has a proven track record of performance and has managed the design of over one hundred projects. He has consistently demonstrated that customer service and quality design are what set us apart from the rest.
As the Vice President of Engineering, Gabe is responsible for the day to day management of our civil engineering project teams while overseeing a variety of municipal and land development projects. Gabe also serves as a certified stormwater management inspector.
Roland (RJ) Rodriguez, E.I.
RJ holds a bachelors degree in civil engineering and is currently an Engineer Intern with Civil Design assisting with engineering design and development of construction documents for private development and County road improvement projects.
He is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and is a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society - Florida Epsilon Chapter.
Ninoshka holds a bachelors degree in civil engineering and is currently an Engineer Intern with Civil Design. She is responsible for design, permitting, and construction administration for private development and Palm Beach County projects.
She is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez. Ninoshka is also fluent in Spanish.
Cari is the CAD Manager for Civil Design. She provides drafting and design assistance and developed the CAD standards for the firm. Cari has been a member of the CDI team since it's inception in 2003 and has over 21 years of drafting and design experience in the engineering industry. Cari has been responsible for the development of our standard construction details utilized in most of our our projects.