About Us

Jon Turner, PE Principal

A Professional Engineer who loves his job and the chance to run his own business. Jon Turner is a professional civil engineer with over 20 years of experience both in the private and public sectors in California. Jon is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hiking, kayaking, the beach, and taking his most favorite dog on walks. ​

Jon Turner is also a two time winner of DESIGN ENGINEER OF THE YEAR for 2011 and 2014 by the California Special Districts Association- Santa Barbara County Chapter.


Roslynn Turner, Business Manager

The acting accountant, part-time assistant drafter and catch-all technical assistant.  Ms. Turner is still unsure what she wants to be when she grows up, but is still pursuing interests in marine biology, coffee, comedy, banjo playing, hiking, and travelling; as well as spending time with Lucy (the best girl bulldog ever). 

Sarah Watté, PE

Officially a Professional Civil Engineer and graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.  Sarah currently acts as associate engineer, specification reviewer, hydraulic calculation master, document-scanner, and part-time phone-answerer.  She enjoys petting bulldogs and pretending she knows how to use AutoCAD.  Although it may take some prodding to see her portfolio, she is also an amazing artist.

Alison Smith, Senior Designer

Ali has joined our team as the new AutoCAD expert.  Ali has an extensive background civil design and has worked on projects throughout the County.  If you are lucky enough she may share her secrets for making chocolate or let you try one of her culinary masterpieces. Go Vikings!

Kathleen Bosworth, Admin. Assistant

Kathleen is our most recent addition to the Phoenix Family.  She helps with anything and everything, including answering the phone.  Say hi next time you give us a call.

Fred Rizzo, Founding Partner

After many years of design work, Fred has decided not renew his AutoCAD license.  Fred has moved on to enjoy retirement on the East Coast where he will have more time to improve his ping-pong skills.