Our Team

Our team of professionals have expertise in all phases of Land Surveying, Civil Engineering, and Construction Engineering. We go to great lengths to understand our client’s vision so that together we may achieve the objectives. Click thumbnail for bio.

Joe McAfee, PE

Joe McAfee, PE

Joe McAfee

Joe McAfee serves as the Principal of the Construction Engineering Division.  Mr. McAfee has directed staff on over 170 construction observation projects for the firm.  His project resume includes management of KDOT, FHA, and Municipal funded improvement projects.  Improvements under Mr. McAfee’s direction have included Haunch Slab and Box Bridges, Bridge Deck Replacements, Major Highway Geometric Improvements, Urban Corridor Street/Storm/Utility Improvements, Trail, and Mass Site enhancements.

Education: Kansas State University, B.S. in Civil Engineering -- 1993

Certifications:

  • KDOT CIT Certified Inspection & Testing Technician
  • ACI Certified Inspector
  • Superpave Certified Lab Manager
  • Environmental Certified Manager

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Public Works Association

 

 

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Matt Henderson, PE

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Matt Henderson, PE

Matt Henderson

Matt Henderson joined McAfee Henderson Solutions in 2000 as a Project Engineer and has served as a principal of Engineering Design since 2004.  He currently oversees all aspects of engineering and surveying efforts for both privately and publicly held entities.  Throughout his career he has provided project management on many types of infrastructure improvement projects including Transportation, Traffic Systems, Storm Drainage, and Public Utilities.  His work includes Site Entitlement & Development of commercial centers providing preliminary engineering studies, project budget analysis, permitting, value engineering, construction document production and bid letting assistance. 

Education: University of Missouri Columbia, B.S. in Civil Engineering -- 1997

Professional Affiliations: 

  • Kansas City Metro-American Public Works Association
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • MoVITE
  • Kansas Professional Engineers Society

Civic Affiliations: Kansas City Crusaders, Past-President and Board Member

 

Shelbi Swacker

Shelbi Swacker

Shelbi Swacker joined McAfee Henderson Solutions in 2016 as a Project Engineer. Shelbi has demonstrated valuable  knowledge in both civil and environmental engineering, with a focus on water quality, pollutant transport and legal regulations.

Education: University of Missouri Columbia, B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering -- 2016

 

Dana Frishman, PE

Dana Frishman, PE

Dana Frishman

Dana is a licensed professional engineer with 22 years of experience in working with municipal, DOT and federal clients. He has experience as a Project Engineer/Manager and Lead Design Engineer in all aspects of roadway design, drainage design, and site development design.

Education: University of Kansas, B.S. in Civil Engineering -- 1993

Professional Affiliations: 

  • American Public Works Association
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • MoVITE
  • Engineers Club of Kansas City

Ben Ellis

Ben Ellis

Ben Ellis

Ben Ellis joined McAfee Henderson Solutions in 2003 as an Engineering Technician and now serves as CAD Manager & IT Manager.  He currently oversees all software and equipment related to production of surveying and engineering projects. In addition to overseeing the tools used in production, Ben also directs the MHS training and standards initiatives.  During his tenure at MHS he has  been involved in a wide array of duties including managing survey projects, survey scheduling, recruiting, and design of a diverse range of projects from Transportation to Site Development.  In short, when MHS has a need to fill Ben is more than willing to step in to make sure the professional service delivered meets the expectations of MHS and our clients.

Education: University of Central Missouri, B.S. in Drafting and Design -- 2001

Professional Affiliations: 

  • AUGI
  • Autodesk Certified Professional

Civic Affiliations: Church of Christ, Deacon

Steven West, PLS

Steven West, PLS

Steven West joined McAfee Henderson Solutions in 2009 and serves as the Party Chief in the Land Surveying division.  His professional background includes performance of surveys for ALTAs, Boundary, Topography, Platting, Rezoning, Construction Staking, Utility As-Builts, and Transportation Corridors. 

 Education: Kansas State University, B.S. in Civil Engineering -- 1999

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Society of Professional Surveyors
  • Kansas Society of Land Surveyors

Mike Stephan

Mike Stephan

Mike Stephan

Mike Stephan joined MHS in 2003, as a Staff Inspector following a 10-year career in the heavy construction industry.  Coupling his previous construction experience with training received with the firm, Mr. Stephan has ascended to the level of Lead Project Inspector on KDOT and Municipal improvement projects.  Mr. Stephan brings a unique perspective to the projects that he manages in the way of a wealth of actual construction experience.  He has been recognized for his ability to partner and resolve constructability issues on projects before they become problems for the Contractor.  

Education: Platt Junior College, A.S. in Mechanical Drafting - 1981