Our Lead Professional Engineers at Sharpe Engineering, Inc. have an average of 30 years of individual experience in consulting engineering. Our staff consists of 7 Professional Engineers, 3 LEED Accredited Professionals, 1 CEM Accredited Professional, and 11 staff Mechanical and Electrical Designers.
John R. Sharpe, P.E, CEM, LEED AP
Founder & Principal
JOHN SHARPE is the Founder and President of Sharpe Engineering, Inc. He has practiced engineering since 1994 following graduation from Penn State University with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering. With a diverse background in HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection design, John is responsible for the overall management of engineering operations, coordination, review of projects, and supervision of the engineering staff. Notable career achievements include lead Mechanical Engineer for Chester County's first Open Heart Surgery Center at Chester County Hospital and lead Plumbing Engineer for The Hershey Lodge and Convention Center expansion, Pennsylvania's largest Convention Resort. John is also responsible for the Mechanical Engineering design, analysis, and construction administration.
Eric Hess, P.E.
Senior HVAC, Plumbing & Fire Protection Engineer
ERIC HESS has over 14 years of experience in all aspects of HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection Engineering. Eric began his career at CRS Engineering in Birmingham Alabama. He has completed many significant projects in such diverse fields as Pharmaceutical/Medical, Educational, and Commercial, Retail, Churches and Residential buildings. Notable career achievements include; 8 building, 1700+ bed student housing development for Auburn University; University of Virginia Long Term Acute Care Hospital in Charlottesville Virginia, and a Comprehensive Cancer Center, Slidell Memorial Hospital in Slidell Louisiana. At Sharpe Engineering, Inc., Eric is responsible for Mechanical Engineering at our Lancaster Office location.
John Stetler, M.S.
Director of Business Operations
JOHN STETLER is the Director of Business Operations for Sharpe Engineering Inc. John has over 19 years experience in organizational leadership and business operations working with non profit and profit groups. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Colorado State University. With a diverse background in Business Management, John is responsible for the oversight of all business operations including HR, Payroll, Finance, IT, Marketing and Research. Career achievements include Innovation of the Year nominee for Montgomery County Community College, completion of both Parkhouse Hall and College Hall construction for Montgomery County Community College and lead design and implementation of Accounts Payable and Purchasing system for Fiserv Inc.
Joseph Stillman, P.E.
Chief Electrical Engineer
JOE STILLMAN has over 30 years experience in all aspects of Electrical Engineering, with the last twenty years as a Professional Engineer. Prior to joining Sharpe Engineering, Inc., Joe was a Senior Associate at Wick Fisher White, a 130 person Engineering firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has completed many significant projects in such diverse fields as Pharmaceutical, Educational, Commercial, Retail and Residential buildings. Notable career acheivements include; 30,000 square -foot cold storage warehouse with 670 HP Ammonia plant for Swaggerty Sausage in Kodak, Tennessee; a 1,400 HP ammonia plant for spiral freezers at Otis Spunkmeyer's facility in Hazelton, Pennsylvania, and a new electric service with 100% solar capability for CCSI Candy at their warehouse in Bayonne, New Jersey. At Sharpe Engineering, Inc., Joe is responsible for Electrical Engineering on our projects.