Who we are


Our vision. Our mission.

MOCA’s vision and commitment is to deliver quality solutions to our clients’ most challenging problems. Our mission is to provide solutions to our client’s complex, politically messy projects through early project definition and alignment owner representative services.

Our history.

Since our inception in 1999, we have embraced our vision by helping our clients transform the way their projects are planned, designed, built and managed. We helped save both time and money while not sacrificing quality on large, complex and politically challenging projects.

Our clients.

We provide owner’s representative services with a niche in Early Project Definition and Alignment throughout the design and construction industry. Clients include Federal, Public Safety, Higher Education and Cultural organizations throughout the country. Our niche, or differentiator, is to help our clients “align their projects for success.”

Our leadership.

Leadership is critical to any successful project. Our leadership facilitates and supports team collaboration and the contributions of an extended project team. We recognize the sequence of decision-making, and know how to leverage the talents of each group. Ultimately, we understand how to inspire collaboration, innovation, and creativity, which are required to define and align every successful project.

Meet the team

Sandy Hamby, AIA, CCM


Ms. Hamby has 30 years of experience in program, energy and construction management. Since 2010, Sandy has been involved with alternative project delivery methods including Lean Construction.

David Hart, FAIA

Executive Vice President of Services Division

Mr. Hart has 35 years of experience in program management, architecture and design of large and complex projects including government facilities, educational facilities, capitol renovations and office buildings.

Steve Essig, PE, CCE

Executive Vice President of Services Division

Mr. Essig has 30 years of experience in cost estimating and project controls for project planning, programming, and engineering on over $30 billion in school and government construction projects.

Paul Ernst

Vice President

Mr. Ernst has 24 years of experience in facility and program construction management on over $1 billion in school and government construction and renovation projects throughout the country.

Rhonda Robinson

Vice President

Ms. Robinson has 20 years of experience in program and project management serving clients in the built environment.  Her experience spans healthcare, higher education, hospitality, research, government and K-12.

Chiti Ho, MCP

Vice President of Technology

Mr. Ho is a recognized innovative leader with 27 years of experience in engineering and software development focused on the integration of program, facility and energy management.

Jim Phayre, CPA

Vice President, Finance & Administration

Mr. Phayre has 20 years of experience serving in a variety of senior financial management roles in the design and construction industry as well as software and biotech industries.

Dave Andrews, CCP

Vice President

Mr. Andrews has 31 years of experience in cost estimating, value engineering, facility programming, facility design, and project management for a wide variety of commercial and Government construction.

Diane Glass, PMP, PE

Vice President

Ms. Glass has over 20 years of experience leading teams to provide continuous process improvement, innovative information technology, construction management, and customer service solutions on federal construction projects.