Development Facilitators, Inc.

Development Facilitators, Inc.

Raymond E. Streib, Professional Engineer, P.E., founder of Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) and chairman of the DFI board

Raymond E. Streib is the founder of Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) and the chairman of the company's board. With over 44 years of experience in construction, project management, inspection, engineering and highway/traffic design, Streib continues to lead DFI with his invaluable skill set. He performs quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) oversight on multiple agency contract assignments and tasks, among other responsibilities.

In addition to his hard work in the office, Streib has dedicated a large portion of his life toward charitable organizations. Streib is the co-chairman of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Indoor Golf event that raises money and provides scholarships for the University of Maryland, Morgan State University and Johns Hopkins University. He is also a life member of the ASCE and served as president from 2012 to 2013. Streib currently serves as the president of the 21st Century Education Foundation, located in Anne Arundel, Maryland. He has been a rotary member for over 35 years.  

Over the course of his career as a result of his generosity, Streib has received many awards, such as the 2017 Anne Arundel Community Corporate Philanthropist of the Year Award, as well as the Glen Burnie Rotary Service Above Self Award. 

Streib graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

 

Dan J. Chavis, President of Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) and board member of the DFI board 

Dan Chavis is the president of Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI). Chavis oversees the daily operations within the company. He also reviews, coordinates and provides direction to all department heads as it relates to pursuing new and current business opportunities. Chavis' position also includes project management, contractor relations and negotiations, among other job responsibilities. 

He is the chairman of the American Council of Engineering Companies Maryland’s (ACEC/MD) Construction Services Committee. Chavis is also a member of the Maryland Association of Engineers and American Society of Civil Engineers. 

He graduated from Salisbury State University with a bachelor’s degree in geography and city, urban and regional planning.

 

Lori Amburn, Development Facilitators, Inc.’s (DFI) Vice President of Accounting and Administration and DFI board member

Lori Amburn, a 30 year employee of Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI) is the company's vice president of accounting and administration. She oversees both departments and the daily operations of the company, as well as lead’s the company’s efforts in budgeting, human resources and payroll.

Amburn sits on the financial board of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), as well as serves as the secretary on the Opportunity Business, Inc.’s (OBI) Board of Directors. She was awarded the Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Award. 

Steven T. Andraka, Professional Engineer, P.E., Development Facilitators Inc.'s (DFI) Vice President of Design and Engineering and DFI board member 

Steven Andraka is the vice president of design and engineering for Development Facilitators, Inc. (DFI). He is responsible for signing and sealing plans developed in-house, as well as meeting with clients to discuss projects DFI is developing for the client, as well as several other job responsibilities.

Andraka enjoys teaching others about engineering and has made presentations during the Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) Civil Engineering Expo. He also serves on the Science Advisory Board for Anne Arundel County Public Schools.

Andraka graduated from West Virginia University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

Theresa Bronakoski, Development Facilitator, Inc.’s (DFI) Vice President of Marketing and a DFI board member

Theresa Bronakoski is Development Facilitators Inc.’s (DFI) Vice President of Marketing. Her responsibilities include overseeing the department and generating leads and opportunities through effective development, tracking and follow through. Bronakoski also creates proposals, as well as creates strategic outreach marketing material. In addition, Bronakoski establishes and buildings relationships with firms, among other job responsibilities.

Bronakoski is a member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services. She graduated from Bowie State University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.

David Wissmann, Certified Construction Manager, CCM, Vice President of Development Facilitators, Inc.'s (DFI) Construction Management and Inspection Services and a DFI board member 

Dave Wissmann oversees Development Facilitators Inc.’s (DFI) Construction Management and Inspection Services Department. He maintains and builds client relationships, as well as assists in identifying and developing new business opportunities. In addition, he assesses requests for proposal and responses to inquiries, as well as other responsibilities. 

Wissmann is a certified construction manager by the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). He received the CMAA's 2012 Project Achievement Award for the Marley Fire Station 18 project. 

Wissmann currently serves on the board of the CMAA's Baltimore Chapter, as well as serves on the advisory board for the accreditation and curriculum of the construction management degree at Morgan State University. 

His engineering experience began with the United States Army Corps of Engineers serving with the 101st Airborne Division. He is a combat veteran and served during Operation Desert Storm.