background

With a combined 300+ years of experience, our team is ready to take on any challenge. At Kabil Associates, we strive for perfection and deliver expert consulting for structural and civil engineering.

Exceeding Expectations

The word "Kabil" is Hindi for a person who is capable and has the ability to do something well. Here, at Kabil Associates, we strive to go above and beyond for our clients and live up to our name, "Kabil".

Kabil Associates draws upon the expertise of over 10 service professionals that work on a wide variety of projects designed for both new and existing facilities. KA is involved in every thing from design concept through post-occupancy evaluation.

About our future

We look forward to growing internally and externally. Here, at Kabil, we thrive on collaborating on projects and taking on new and exciting challenges.

Partners

President & Principal Engineer

Shashi Savla, P.E.

Mr. Savla's experience encompasses hundreds of projects ranging from institutional, commercial, industrial to residential. His client's come from all business sectors. Mr. Savla has worked with local and federal government agencies, international entities, as well as private developers.

Mr. Savla is well-known for his unique expertise in cost estimating, budgeting, and his knowledge of the construction process. These specific skill sets give him an edge that allows him to arrive at the optimum design solution.

At the office, Mr. Savla organizes and provides guidance and solutions to the team at Kabil. He touches all of the projects within the firm providing quality assurance/control and guides the team through the cost estimating process.

Principal & Director of Engineering

James (Jim) Dixon, P.E.

Graduating with his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Jim is our Director of Engineering. He has been with Kabil Associates for the past 12 years and continues to provide his colleagues with the knowledge he has gained from his 23 years in the industry.

Partner & Director of

Business Development

Miraj Savla

Miraj has over 20 years of experience in the field of IT consulting and IT application development. He has gained valuable business and marketing experience having worked with clients from various industries. He uses this experience to continue to grow the business and manage the administrative/marketing side of Kabil Associates. In addition, he is involved in the back-end office operations including invoicing/billing, book keeping & accounting.

Miraj also takes an active role in all the information system setup and management for Kabil and ensures that all the staff have what they need to be productive in their respective role.

The Team

Structural Designer &

Structural Project Manager

Alison Badowi

Alison graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) earning her Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 1987. After graduating from MIT, she went on to pursue her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University. Alison has been with Kabil Associates for over 20 years and is our Structural Designer and Structural Project Manager.

Associate Architect

Art Ouellette, RA

Art has 38 years as an architect. He has worked with Kabil Associates for 23 years as the Associate Architect. Art received his Assoicates of Applied Sciences in Architecture from the University of Toledo in 1982. From there, he went on to gain his Bachelor of University Studies in Architecture from the University of Utah in 1987.

Computer Aided Design

& BIM Manager

Todd Boiarski

Todd is our Computer Aided Designer and BIM Manager. He graduated from Columbus State Community College with his Associates in Applied Sciences in 1995 and continued his education at Franklin University in 2016 to earn is Bachelor of Science in Interactive Media Design. Todd has been with Kabil Associates for 12 years and has been in the industry for 25 years.

Civil Engineer &

Project Manager

Jeff Edwards, EI

Jeff received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University. He has worked at Kabil Associates for seven years but has been working as a Civil Engineer and Project Manager for 19 years. Jeff has also (and still does) proudly served his country in the United States Army for 32+ years.

Civil Engineering Consultant

& Civil Engineer

Joshua Funk, EI, LEED GA

Josh graduated from The Ohio State University: College of Civil Engineering with his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and has been in the industry for seven years. Josh has been with Kabil Associates for four of his seven years and is our Civil Engineering Consultant and a Project Site Designer.

Structural, Civil, &

Architectural CAD Drafting

Lawrence (Larry) Verga

Larry has been in the industry for over 41 years. He has spent the past three and a half years with us here, at Kabil Associates. Larry provides Structural and Civil Engineering as well as Architectural CAD Drafting. He received his Associates in Applied Science from Columbus State Community College for Architecture in 1984 and Civil Engineering in 1987.

Mukesh Poddar, MA

Mukesh is our newest addition to the Kabil Associates team. He received his Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, in 2017 and his Master of Civil Engineering from the University of Toledo in 2021.

Office & Marketing Manager

Samantha (Sam) Meranda, MCM

Sam graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Marietta College in 2007. She continued her education to gain her Master of Science in Marketing and Communications. Sam is the Office and Marketing Manager at Kabil Associates. She has been in the marketing industry for over six years and has 10+ years working as an office administrator.

Brenda Dudley

Brenda has been a payroll administrator for over 30 years. She began her career earning her Associates of Applied Sciences in Business Administration for Ohio Dominican. From there, Brenda worked for the City of Columbus and, after retiring from there, joined us here at Kabil Associates to become our Payroll Administrator.