Phillips Preiss Grygiel

Staff

About PPG


Senior Associate

Michael Jovishoff, PP

Mr. Jovishoff joined PPG in 1986. He directs the firm’s relocation services program and is an expert in the application of the New Jersey State and federal laws governing the relocation of businesses and residents displaced by public agencies. Clients include the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Burlington and Essex counties and numerous municipal redevelopment agencies. Mr. Jovishoff has also prepared numerous redevelopment studies and commercial and industrial market and feasibility studies, for a range of non-profit and government clients. He is a licensed Professional Planner in New Jersey and provides expert testimony for applicants before municipal boards, as well as advises planning and zoning boards on planning matters. Mr. Jovishoff holds a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from the Pratt Institute.

Planning and Design Staff

Kathleen Thielman Puniello, AICP, PP

Senior Planner Kathleen Thielman Puniello joined PPG in 2008 and has a background in environmental science and transportation planning. Her work with the firm includes the preparation of master plans, redevelopment studies and plans and land use and zoning analysis and environmental impact analysis for communities in New Jersey and New York. She is trained in ArcGIS and provides GIS analysis and mapping services on a full range of projects. Ms. Puniello is a licensed Professional Planner in New Jersey and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. She holds a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from Rutgers University and a Bachelors of Science degree in Environmental Science from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

Kate Keller, AICP

Ms. Keller joined PPG as a planner in 2012. She is experienced in local zoning review and land use planning, and has a comprehensive academic background that includes economic development, real estate market analysis, and site planning skills. Ms. Keller, whose work with PPG has included preparation of redevelopment studies, reviewing development applications and advising planning and zoning boards, is a licensed Professional Planner in New Jersey and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. She holds a master’s degree in planning with a concentration in urban development from the University of Pennsylvania, from where she also earned an undergraduate degree.

Melissa Auton

Planner Melissa Auton joined PPG in 2015 with a background in land use, transportation and environmental planning. Ms. Auton's work with the firm includes assisting with the preparation of master plans and planning studies and providing research, analysis and other project support.  Ms. Auton received a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from where she also earned an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies.

Elizabeth Jordan

Ms. Jordan joined PPG in 1987. She directs the firm’s graphic design work and constantly evolving desktop publishing capabilities. Ms. Jordan possesses extensive knowledge of current design software, and brings aesthetic principles to exhibits, maps, illustrations, informational graphics and page layouts. Combined with her keen eye and design talents, she ensures that PPG’s clients receive quality products that clearly and effectively communicate information and ideas. Ms. Jordan holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of South Florida and is a painter and sculptor.

Diana Marsh, PE

Ms. Marsh is a consulting urban designer at PPG. She brings expertise in green design, transit-oriented and pedestrian-friendly development, street design, site planning, and design guidelines. The scale of her work encompasses street corridor plans, downtown revitalization plans, suburban infill and retrofit, urban redevelopment, and large-scale master planning.  Her work at PPG has garnered awards from APA-NJ, New Jersey Future, Downtown New Jersey, and others.  A licensed civil engineer, Ms. Marsh also has a strong background in infrastructure and environmental resource planning. Ms. Marsh earned her Masters in City Planning at the University of California, Berkeley.

Administrative/Support Staff

Moy Pang

Ms. Pang became PPG’s bookkeeper and accounting manager in 2007. She brings a wealth of experience to the firm in managing billing and other financial matters for professional service companies.

Deborah van Renterghem

Ms. van Renterghem has been with PPG since 2004, and currently provides the firm with office management and administrative support. Ms. Van Renterghem also is an accomplished opera singer who has performed in professional productions throughout the United States and Europe.