Meet Our Team
Chong “Bill” Bong, PE
Round Rock, TX
Bill is the founding Principal of RRC, current RRC President, and a member of the RRC Board of Directors. As President, Bill manages the operational activities of the company and works closely with fellow board members to implement company strategic plans, policies, goals, vision, values, and objectives. Bill leads the company engineering and land surveying services. He is also responsible for overall company financials, human resources, information technology, business development, and new initiatives. Bill is skilled at identifying opportunities and delivering strong financial performance to ensure the company’s sustainable growth. Bill holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Since co-founding RRC in 2007, Bill and others have positioned the firm as experts in the energy market.
Mohammed H. Abusalih, PE
Senior Vice President
Round Rock, TX
As one of the founding members of RRC, Mohammed has gained considerable engineering and project management experience for renewable energy projects across the United States. In addition, Mohammed has extensive engineering experience in transportation-related projects, public works, and commercial developments. His responsibilities include business development, client management, and overall project management. Mohammed’s proficiency in the field and tailored approach to each project has proved his commitment and dedication to ensuring high levels of execution and quality of deliverables, resulting in many satisfied and repeat renewable energy clients.
Mike Kraft, PE
Senior Vice President, Business Development and Electrical Engineering
Round Rock, TX
With over 15 years of experience in the power and energy sectors, Mike has held numerous leadership roles for renewable generation, high voltage consulting, and construction organizations. Mike is a results-oriented, proven business development professional, known for creatively conquering issues and empowering environments of trust and appreciation, which drive higher-functioning team performance, improved client collaboration, and better business outcomes.
Sr Vice President, RRC SCADA
Simon Chee is the Senior VP in charge of the business unit RRC SCADA LLC. Simon has grown the business from a team of three to over 40 persons with sales +10M in just a few years. Simon has 30 years as an accomplished leader in SCADA engineering, controls, and commissioning with a broad background of successful program/project management, engineering development, and implementation.
Ben Krause, PE
Director, Structural & Geotechnical Operations
Maple Grove, MN
Ben is one of the founding members of RRC and is responsible for managing the structural engineering group. As a Sr. Project Manager, Ben manages multi-scope geotechnical and structural engineering projects. His engineering background has been primarily involved with the execution of industrial-scale wind turbine foundation designs. Ben has been involved in over 250 wind farm projects amounting to approximately 33,000 MW of wind energy across the United States and Canada from coast to coast. Ben has served as a member of the RRC Board of Directors since 2016.
Senior Vice President, Oil & Gas Business Development
Gary has been in the Oil & Gas business for 15 years, 11 of those years working in the surveying industry. From 2007 to 2015, Gary worked as a Crew Chief staking over 4,000 well locations, multiple pipelines, and electrical easements. In his years as Crew Chief, Gary gained the experience needed to be Survey Coordinator and uses his knowledge to work with clients and field crews to execute projects. As a founding member of RRC Surveying, Gary assisted in the growth of the company from 2 employees to 60 in just 5 years. As Oil & Gas Industry Lead, Gary is responsible for initiating the sales effort, managing sales team activities, securing and supporting executive communication, developing appropriate business value messages, and securing each sale with the appropriate contracts and agreements. In addition, Gary is in charge of managing projects, marketing endeavors, and proposal execution.
Director of Electrical Engineering
Mr. Meng has over 20 years of engineering experience with EHV/HV substation design (AIS/GIS), high voltage testing and commissioning, power system studies, and renewable energy. He is an experienced engineering leader, having led teams through complete power system and renewable energy projects.
Round Rock, TX
Todd brings 31 years of experience in the energy construction field with a focus on civil, structural, and mechanical. For the last 10 years, Todd has served in both a Chief Consultant position and Project Management role. His project experience has ranged across the oil, gas, coal, wind, & solar industries. Most recent projects include civil scope for (Swinerton) Impact Solar Farm 2019/2020 and (EDP/Kiewit) Wildcat Wind Farm 2020/2021. Todd is a “boots on the ground”, “hands-on” guy. He holds numerous field inspection certifications that have enabled him to work as a chief inspector. Todd’s unique, cross-functional, and engineering to final construction experience gives him the unique ability to bring value at every step of a project.
Steve Beilstein, PE
Transmission Line Group Manager
Mr. Beilstein is a licensed electrical engineer with over 14 years of design, engineering, and quality management experience in the fields of overhead and underground transmission lines. His transmission line project experience includes physical and electrical design of overhead transmission lines from 34.5 kV through 500 kV, as well as limited physical and electrical designs of single circuit 115 kV and 230 kV underground HPGF pipe type and XLPE duct bank transmission lines. Steve is considered an expert in PLS-CADD software for overhead transmission line design.