Scott T. Kupper, PE, REP
Founder, President and CEO
President and CEO of Kupper Engineering, Inc., Scott founded the company in 2004 as a MEP consulting engineering firm, but has grown the business to include renewable energy and system integration/controls divisions.
With more than 20 years of experience in consulting engineering, Scott specializes in renewable energy and distributed generation projects, including solar, turbines, and landfill gas generation sites up to 20MW. He holds Professional Engineer licenses in 32 U.S. states.
Scott focuses on understanding his clients’ needs and works proactively to anticipate challenges and identify solutions, while being conscientious toward project timelines and budgets. Clients appreciate his honesty and integrity.
He earned a Master of Engineering Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from The Pennsylvania State University.
An active participant in many professional organizations, Scott is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), and the Delaware Valley Chapter of the 7×24 Exchange.
Vice President and COO
Karl joined Kupper Engineering in 2005 as a lead engineer and project manager for MEP design projects. He has more than 20 years of experience specializing in MEP engineering for mission critical systems analysis and data center design, as well as ground up buildings, fit outs and tenant improvements. Karl has led countless data center design projects, providing construction phasing and administration, and commissioning services for clients in a wide variety of market sectors, including wealth management companies, financial institutions, health care and pharmaceutical facilities, and broadcasting companies.
As COO, Karl provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that Kupper Engineering has the right people in place, and utilizes efficient operational controls and strategies to stimulate profitable growth and ensure impecable client service. He works tirelessly to get the job done for our clients, and as a result has many loyal cutomers who continuously bring Kupper Engineering repeat business.
Karl enjoys networking and is very involved with the company’s business development efforts. He is an active member of several professional organizations, including AFCOM, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), and the Delaware Valley Chapter of the 7×24 Exchange.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from The Pennsylvania State University.
Craig Rosenberger, PE
Vice President and CTO
Craig loves all things technology, and is at the forefront of our Systems Integration and Controls division. He oversees the design of SCADA systems, electrical power distribution, grounding, and coordination between all engineering disciplines. He has worked on myriad SCADA and PLC projects for landfill gas-to-energy plants, solar facilities, methane gas treatment plants, flare stations, substations, and data centers.
In 2006, Craig brought his expertise to Kupper Engineering after working for several years in quality control and operations at a manufacturing company where he handled equipment and controls systems design and documentation, engineering, and software development.
An analytical thinker and problem solver, he excels at trouble shooting technical problems and uncovering solutions for even the most difficult issues.
Craig is a licensed Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania. He is a member of AFCOM and the Philadelphia Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from The Pennsylvania State University.
Jo-Ann oversees Kupper Engineering’s day-to-day financial and accounting operations, and helps lead the administrative, marketing, and support staff. She also maintains financial records and provides financial data analysis at the company and project level to measure Kupper Engineering’s fiscal performance.
Jo-Ann has worked at Kupper Engineering for more than 10 years. She started as a bookkeeper which evolved into the controller position as the company’s revenue grew.
With a background in electrical engineering, she previously served as a systems engineer for a leading manufacturer of aerospace systems and components, and for a company that provides services to the Department of Defense, federal agencies and non-federal customers. At both companies she focused on simulations and data analysis.
Jo-Ann earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.
Philip Parise, PE
Director of Operations
Phil is a Professional Engineer licensed in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C.
He works closely with engineering teams to establish operational objectives and strategies to improve quality assurance and control while adhering to project budgets, schedules, and performance requirements. As director of operations, he has helped to eliminate inefficiencies, increase the production of deliverables, and improve communications across different engineering disciplines. Creating a more cross-collaborative environment at Kupper Engineering was only one of the many positive changes that he incited since joining the firm.
While he’s overseeing operations, Phil also works as a project manager, simultaneously serving as the lead electrical engineer for several solar energy and MEP projects.
Phil has nearly 15 years of industry experience with having worked as an electrical engineer at a large national engineering firm and small-to-mid-sized firms. Before he joined Kupper Engineering he operated his own small firm, Parise Engineering, LLC where he provided electrical engineering consulting services, and managed all company operations and business development.
Entrepreneurial-minded and independent, yet a strong team player, he is passionate about engineering and truly cares not only about helping his clients and colleagues succeed, but also their well-being. Phil is always eager to help solve any problem – big or small.
Phil also enjoys mentoring and training entry-level engineers and helping them thrive at Kupper Engineering. A graduate of Villanova University, he holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.
Associate and Project Manager
As Project Manager for system integration and controls projects, Adam oversees all design, integration and programming tasks.
He has been fascinated with computers from a young age, since they were introduced as personal computers. This interest has led Adam to have an active knowledge in emerging technologies and how they can be implemented in industrial controls and monitoring systems. He is always on the edge of new technology and looks to apply it wherever he can to make systems more interoperable, faster, and reliable.
Adam has worked in the computer programming field since 1997, and has been actively involved in industrial controls design and programming since 1999 when he worked at Beta Star Corporation, a manufacturer and servicer of steam sterilizers for the biopharma, laboratory and vivarium industries.
He joined Kupper Engineering in 2008 as a Network and Server Administrator, responsible for 24×7 availability of workstations, notebooks and mobile devices, as well as corporate files, emails, messaging and backup servers. Shortly after, he moved into a new role and served as a Senior Systems Integrator for design, integration and programming of SCADA, Gateway, RTU, power meter, PLCs, HMIs, I/O servers, and related devices to monitor and control various electrical power and generation systems.
Adam earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from Albright College.