MEET OUR TEAM



Introducing the Vitruvius Team. We are a 3-year-old company located in Bend, Oregon. We are a collection of diverse, talented, and creative individuals, who are passionate about Structural Engineering and Architectural Design. From our well-seasoned veterans to the newest members of our project, we are thrilled to introduce this software to you and your team. Our pledge is to provide you with quality customer service and a superior design program at an affordable price. We strive for excellence and for your success.

JOHN WILCZAK

Chief Executive Officer

Wilczak brings considerable experience in business development including founding and leading MetaTools, Inc., a leading computer graphics software company which was backed by Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft. He successfully took this company public on NASDAQ and drove the development of 2 and 3D applications that developed significant user bases and a vibrant user community. Wilczak sees a very significant opportunity to drive the expanding Vitruvius development team to deliver next-generation tools and plug-ins that will enhance the capabilities and productivity of stakeholders within the architectural, engineering, and construction industry, while building education, support, and the user experience through advanced training and an integrated user community within the Vitruvius platform. Wilczak holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University.

JOHN WILCZAK

Chief Executive Officer

Wilczak brings considerable experience in business development including founding and leading MetaTools, Inc., a leading computer graphics software company which was backed by Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft. He successfully took this company public on NASDAQ and drove the development of 2 and 3D applications that developed significant user bases and a vibrant user community. Wilczak sees a very significant opportunity to drive the expanding Vitruvius development team to deliver next-generation tools and plug-ins that will enhance the capabilities and productivity of stakeholders within the architectural, engineering, and construction industry, while building education, support, and the user experience through advanced training and an integrated user community within the Vitruvius platform. Wilczak holds a BA from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University.

TROY CUMMINS

Chief Financial Officer

Troy graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor of science and went on to become a Doctor of Dental medicine in 1989. After operating a very successful practice for 10 years he has spent the last twenty years owning and operating businesses in a variety of different fields. Through his diverse business experience in real estate development, investment real estate, transportation logistics, golf course ownership, and marketing, he has gained extensive experience in the area of business & financial administration with a strong attraction towards entrepreneurial ventures.

He joined The Vitruvius Project in early 2019 and is busy helping streamline financial and operational processes, with a strong emphasis on strategies centered around customer feedback and customer service. Troy believes that “the strongest path to customer satisfaction is learning to be a good listener”.

Troy is an avid outdoorsman and loves to spend time with his wife of 34 years.

TROY CUMMINS

Chief Financial Officer

Troy graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor of science and went on to become a Doctor of Dental medicine in 1989. After operating a very successful practice for 10 years he has spent the last twenty years owning and operating businesses in a variety of different fields. Through his diverse business experience in real estate development, investment real estate, transportation logistics, golf course ownership, and marketing, he has gained extensive experience in the area of business & financial administration with a strong attraction towards entrepreneurial ventures.

He joined The Vitruvius Project in early 2019 and is busy helping streamline financial and operational processes, with a strong emphasis on strategies centered around customer feedback and customer service. Troy believes that “the strongest path to customer satisfaction is learning to be a good listener”.

Troy is an avid outdoorsman and loves to spend time with his wife of 34 years.

AUZHEAL CLEMENT

Software Engineer/ DevOps Manager

Auz has been developing websites and web applications for over 20 years. From custom-built time tracking applications and government licensing systems to digital beer menus and browser-based video games, Auz has worked with a variety of web and desktop technologies. Through the years Auz worked on hundreds of websites for small businesses. Auz is now responsible for web development, software development, creating and maintaining our software creation pipelines, and making sure our application can communicate with numerous APIs and Databases. We often refer to him as the Wizard of Awesome

Auz became the first employee of TVP, later an owner, and one of the most integral parts of the team.

When Auz is not working on a custom WordPress plugin or architecting a serverless Amazon application he can be found snowboarding, hiking, playing basketball, or Minecrafting with his two boys.

AUZHEAL CLEMENT

Software Engineer/ DevOps Manager

Auz has been developing websites and web applications for over 20 years. From custom-built time tracking applications and government licensing systems to digital beer menus and browser-based video games, Auz has worked with a variety of web and desktop technologies. Through the years Auz worked on hundreds of websites for small businesses. Auz is now responsible for web development, software development, creating and maintaining our software creation pipelines, and making sure our application can communicate with numerous APIs and Databases. We often refer to him as the Wizard of Awesome

Auz became the first employee of TVP, later an owner, and one of the most integral parts of the team.

When Auz is not working on a custom WordPress plugin or architecting a serverless Amazon application he can be found snowboarding, hiking, playing basketball, or Minecrafting with his two boys.

ALEX FEHR

Software Engineer

Alex graduated from Florida State University in 2014 with a B.S. in Computer Science. He spent 3 years with Northrop Grumman developing a generalized, multithreaded 3D Army ground station before joining Janus Henderson in Denver, CO as a contractor. With over 5 years of desktop development experience in a variety of industries, he is thrilled to contribute both ideas and code to The Vitruvius Project.

When Alex is off the clock, he enjoys falling asleep during movies, ordering the strangest thing on the menu, and following any and all outdoor pursuits with his wife Jessica and dog Smush.

ALEX FEHR

Software Engineer

Alex graduated from Florida State University in 2014 with a B.S. in Computer Science. He spent 3 years with Northrop Grumman developing a generalized, multithreaded 3D Army ground station before joining Janus Henderson in Denver, CO as a contractor. With over 5 years of desktop development experience in a variety of industries, he is thrilled to contribute both ideas and code to The Vitruvius Project.

When Alex is off the clock, he enjoys falling asleep during movies, ordering the strangest thing on the menu, and following any and all outdoor pursuits with his wife Jessica and dog Smush.

CHRIS SHISLER

Software Engineer

Chris comes to the Vitruvius Project from a background in Construction Management where he managed residential and commercial builds, as well as property development. After going back to school for a 2nd Bachelor’s in Software Engineering he brings 5 years of hands-on construction experience, and expertise in building dynamic user interfaces and applications. When he isn’t obsessing over building great software products, Chris enjoys riding his bike and finding fresh tracks around Central Oregon.

CHRIS SHISLER

Software Engineer

Chris comes to the Vitruvius Project from a background in Construction Management where he managed residential and commercial builds, as well as property development. After going back to school for a 2nd Bachelor’s in Software Engineering he brings 5 years of hands-on construction experience, and expertise in building dynamic user interfaces and applications. When he isn’t obsessing over building great software products, Chris enjoys riding his bike and finding fresh tracks around Central Oregon.

SEAN GILLHAM

Factotum, B.S., M.S.C.E., M.B.A.

Sean comes from a diverse technical background, with a double masters - a Master of Science in Civil Engineering (structural design), and a Master of Business Administration. In addition to working as a structural engineer on a wide range of projects, he also has experience in 3D/2D video game software development. Sean is involved in many varied types of work ranging from engineering, program architecture, UIUX, and product development.

Outside of work Sean can often be found doing various outdoor activities trying to keep up with his independently minded Siberian Husky.

SEAN GILLHAM

Factotum, B.S., M.S.C.E., M.B.A.

Sean comes from a diverse technical background, with a double masters - a Master of Science in Civil Engineering (structural design), and a Master of Business Administration. In addition to working as a structural engineer on a wide range of projects, he also has experience in 3D/2D video game software development. Sean is involved in many varied types of work ranging from engineering, program architecture, UIUX, and product development.

Outside of work Sean can often be found doing various outdoor activities trying to keep up with his independently minded Siberian Husky.

PETER DENG

Engineer, B.S., M.S., P.E.

Peter graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington in 2014 and an M.S. in Civil Engineering (Structural) from Stanford University in 2016. He spent 5 years in the design consultancy industry at KPFF Consulting Engineers in Seattle, WA. As a Project Engineer, Peter worked on projects ranging from single-story buildings and site structures to large-scale multi-story airplane hangars and ferry terminals. His passion for technology and developing intuitive design tools brought him to Vitruvius.

Peter is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Washington where he currently resides. During his free time, Peter enjoys running and hiking in the PNW.

PETER DENG

Engineer, B.S., M.S., P.E.

Peter graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington in 2014 and an M.S. in Civil Engineering (Structural) from Stanford University in 2016. He spent 5 years in the design consultancy industry at KPFF Consulting Engineers in Seattle, WA. As a Project Engineer, Peter worked on projects ranging from single-story buildings and site structures to large-scale multi-story airplane hangars and ferry terminals. His passion for technology and developing intuitive design tools brought him to Vitruvius.

Peter is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Washington where he currently resides. During his free time, Peter enjoys running and hiking in the PNW.