Leadership Team



Work Experience

Mr. Porter is the Owner and President of Hawkke bringing over 20 years of Construction and Project Management experience in civil and environmental construction. Apart from Dan’s leadership guiding the success of Hawkke’s, Mr. Porter is committed to providing a safe work environment for all its employees.  Dan is instrumental in Hawkke’s dedication to providing quality service on our customer’s large and/or small-scale projects.



Work Experience

Mr. Porter is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Hawkke with 14 years of experience in the construction industry from an accounting and business development viewpoint. Key to Hawkke’s success is Brandon’s leadership of the accounting department as well as development of Hawkke’s state of the art project management system that allows for reporting of daily work reports on the foreman’s mobile device and real-time tracking of projects through a cloud-based data management system.


Vice President – Environmental

Work Experience

Mr. Hoffman has 30 years of Environmental Project Management, emergency response, industrial hygiene, and occupational safety experience. Prior to working for Hawkke, coordinated the environmental, health and safety programs for environmental contracting and consulting firms. His knowledge and experience include Federal and State rules and regulations, waste management and project coordination. Provides clients with cost effective solutions for environmental remediation and hazardous waste transportation issues. Instrumental in supervising large and small-scale projects. Skills include development of work plans, project completion schedules, waste profiles, supervised environmental remediation, asbestos abatement, and specializes in demolition projects.


Vice President – Safety

Work Experience

Mr. Marti has 15 years of HSE (Health Safety Environment) experience, emergency medical response, emergency response, including 10 years of direct Safety and environmental management, Occupational Health, workman’s compensation management and various other Safety and Environmental related experience. Prior to working with Hawkke he has managed Health and Safety and Environment for large electric power generation companies, Oil field operations to include hydraulic fracturing and drilling. His knowledge and experience include EMT and advanced life support care, competency or advanced level safety training with heavy mobile cranes, Hazmat response, Environmental data collection and reporting to State and Local agencies. Mr. Marti has directly supervised large and small projects. His skills include various advanced rescue techniques, OSHA auditing, risk mitigation and root cause analysis.


Vice President – Underground Utilities


Vice President – Fleet Operations

Work Experience

Mr. Marlar has 30 years experience in the diesel and heavy equipment industry. He has a graduate degree in Diesel and Heavy Equipment and has earned his ASE Master Certification. Past experience has found David traveling throughout North America training others in class room and field forums on newly -introduced industry technologies. David has a decade of managing various departments and personnel within the Diesel and Environmental industry. Currently he is managing the Fleet Services Division supporting all other divisions within Hawkke.


Vice President – Business Development

Work Experience

Mr. Zandell brings nearly 30 years of experience in various aspects of the environmental consulting and contracting world to Hawkke and leads our business development team. Upon completion of his enlistment in the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Zandell enrolled at the University of Kansas where he graduated with a degree in Geology. After graduating, he launched his career in the environmental consulting/contracting industry and has never looked back. Jay’s in-depth knowledge and experience in implementing the environmental industry, field services, characterization and remediation, state and federal regulations, health and safety, and contracting is demonstrated by his spearheading business development initiatives, implementing strategies, mentoring other professionals , and meeting growth objectives.