Mark LaFave

Manager of Operations and Controls

With over 18 years of experience, Mark has completed many successful aviation and underground utility construction projects with a focus on project controls and quality procedures. He is skilled in project estimating/bidding, field supervision, permitting processes, budgeting/cost controls, wet utility construction projects, subcontractor & crew supervision, project planning, scheduling, site safety/OSHA compliance, quality control management, and contract documentation. As the Manager of Operations and Controls for the Residential Sound Insulation Program (RSIP), Mark has the expertise to oversee key aspects of the Program. These are supported by his collaborative approach and ability to work with an array of team members with diverse backgrounds and experience levels.

Specialized Expertise

  • Program Management

Certifications & Licenses

  • ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician I
  • OHSA 30-Hour Construction Training
  • USACE – Construction Quality Management for Contractors
  • JE Edwards One World Accounting
  • Sage Timberline Accounting
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT)

Charitable Organizations


A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.

— Robert Heinlein