The Carlile • Macy partners work together to ensure a seamless transition of projects from initial planning through completion, resulting in high-level client and employee satisfaction alike. Combining decades of industry experience with a commitment to the success of each and every project, our six-member management team focuses on innovative solutions to challenging issues. They pride themselves on shaping the communities in which they work.
David C. Hanson, PE
David (Dave) Hanson brings over two decades of design and management experience on both public works and private sector projects to his role as president of Carlile • Macy. Overseeing all aspects of the operation of the firm including human resources and administration, he also leads projects from marketing through entitlement approval, construction document creation and approval, construction inspection, and contract administration.
Working with diverse teams of consultants, community groups and Carlile • Macy staff, Dave has been instrumental in the successful completion of several substantial private sector local housing developments. Among these are the 200-acre, 515-home Skyhawk Project, the 2,000 acre Fountaingrove II master-planned residential community in the hills of northeastern Santa Rosa, and Oakmont, a premier older-adult community encompassing 3,000 homes and two golf courses on 2,000 acres. Dave was also instrumental in the early planning and civil engineering efforts on the 66-acre Pacific LifeCare, an older-adult community project that, after initial development in the early 1990’s, is now in the final planning stages guided by the original plan.
Dave played a pivotal role in the firm providing professional services in the public realm with significant projects such as Prince Memorial Greenway, a half-mile long linear park along Santa Rosa Creek, the 2.4-mile Fountaingrove Parkway Extension, Grant Avenue streetscape project in Novato and the Plumas Street streetscape project in Yuba City. With a depth of knowledge and experience in pump and steel reservoir design, Dave managed a team of design professionals on such projects as the Los Alamos High Level S8 Water Booster Pump Station and the R-8 Steel Reservoir.
Dave practiced Civil Engineering at Carlile Associates prior to his current position as president of Carlile • Macy. He has a B.S. in environmental resource engineering from Humboldt State University and is registered as a Civil Engineer in the State of California. Dave is past president and current chapter board member of the Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California, Redwood Empire Chapter, and has served on past City and County committees to refine and improve the development process and construction standards.
Curtis L. Nichols, RLA
Curtis (Curt) Nichols oversees a variety of residential, commercial, mixed-use, and recreation projects in his job as vice-president of Carlile • Macy. He represents projects before public agencies, manages entitlement processing, and oversees technical staff and consultants. Recent projects include Ragle Ranch, a 70-acre, 400-unit residential community in southeast Santa Rosa, Courtside Village, a 68-acre mixed-use project in southwest Santa Rosa, and A Place to Play, an 82-acre community recreation and sports field complex in northwest Santa Rosa.
Curt's previous positions include project manager with Carlile Associates, where he was responsible for land planning, landscape architecture, and environmental aspects of land development projects. One of his major projects was Fountaingrove II, a 550-acre residential community that included the Fountaingrove Parkway Extension.
Curt's broad experience also includes planning and directing land management activities for The Sea Ranch. He prepared plans for landscape improvements, including trails, bridges, beach accesses, and signing and graphics, and designed modifications to recreational facilities. In addition, he developed and led a participatory planning process to integrate residents' input into a landscape management plan.
Curt also has experience working for federal agencies, including the U.S. Forest Service, where he worked on visual resource management in the Plumas National Forest, and the National Park Service, where he worked on signage plans in Yosemite National Park.
Curt has a B.S. in environmental planning and management/landscape architecture from the University of California, Davis, and is registered as a Landscape Architect in the State of California. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the Congress for the New Urbanism. Curt is very active in the community having served as vice-chair for the City of Santa Rosa Design Review Board and a member of the steering committees for Leadership Santa Rosa, Tomorrow’s Leaders Today and A Place to Play. He currently serves on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee for the Sonoma County Transportation Authority, the Executive Committee of the Sonoma County Alliance, and the Board of Directors for the Home Builders Association of Northern California.
Bruce E. Jarvis, PLS
As a partner and principal land surveyor for Carlile • Macy, Bruce Jarvis oversees all operations of the field crews and office technicians in the preparation of record of surveys, right-of-way surveys, ALTA surveys, parcel maps, final maps, and legal descriptions. With more than 30 years of experience in land surveying, Bruce is known for his comprehensive knowledge of right-of-way, boundary, and topographic surveys; public lands survey retracements; public works projects; and construction staking.
For 13 years as senior surveyor for Mitchell & Heryford, Bruce managed field crews and was responsible for survey calculations and boundary, topographic, and control surveys. He also directed the layout and quality control of geothermal power plants, steam transmission pipelines, and distribution systems in the Geysers geothermal region. While chief of parties for Geo Graphics Aerial Survey, Bruce was in charge of field surveys for the retracement of boundary lines, public land surveys, subdivisions, and the execution of control and topographic surveys.
Bruce's recent projects include: project surveyor for the City of Santa Rosa Geysers Recharge Project, which entails control, topographic, and right-of-way surveys for a 41-mile-long pipeline to manage reclaimed water; Calpine at the Geysers geothermal fields, 20 miles of control and topographic surveys for the design of distribution piping for injecting reclaimed water into the geothermal wells; and the RNM Fountaingrove Club, a 300-acre golf course and resort in Santa Rosa. Past projects include boundary surveys and vineyard layouts for Jack Neal and Son, Napa, and Gallo Glass Company, Modesto; topographical and right-of-way surveys for Highway 101 ramps in Santa Rosa; and project surveys for The Southeast Geysers Effluent Pipeline Project in Lake County.
Bruce has an A.S. degree and a certificate in civil engineering technology from Santa Rosa Junior College and is licensed as a Land Surveyor in the State of California. He is a member of the Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California, the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, and the California Land Surveyors Association where he served as past president, secretary and treasurer of the local chapter and was a member of the State Board of Directors.
Mark Hale, PE
Mark Hale brings two decades of civil engineering site design and project management experience to his current role as partner with Carlile • Macy. As lead civil engineer and partner, Mark oversees the engineering team and manages projects from marketing through entitlement approval, construction document creation and approval, construction inspection and contract administration.
Mark’s broad experience in the public sector includes the design of A Place to Play, an 82-acre sports recreation and sports field in Santa Rosa. He designed the grading, drainage, utilities, streets and parking to balance with the aesthetics of the park and the function of the play area. He was instrumental in the design of the 4th Street Pedestrian Linkage, connecting downtown Santa Rosa with the Historic Railroad Square District for pedestrian traffic. Other recent public-sector projects include street, sidewalk, storm drain, sewer, lighting and landscaping improvements to Grant Avenue in Novato and improved parking and sidewalks, storm drain and striping, and the addition of trees and other amenities to the downtown business district in Vacaville.
For the private sector, Mark was the lead civil engineer on portions of the 200-acre, 515-home Skyhawk development, the 2,000 acre master-planned residential community in the hills of northeastern Santa Rosa known as Fountaingrove, as well as for the Air Center East, a 200-home subdivision in southwest Santa Rosa.
Mark was a civil engineer with Carlile Associates prior to his current position with Carlile • Macy. Graduating with honors, Mark holds a B.S. with a double major in Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Davis. He is a licensed civil engineer in the state of California and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.