Hale Technology in Practice
Hale Technology in Practice (HALE TiP) is a small business enterprise (SBE) grounded in the delivery of virtual design and construction. It has developed from years of industry experience in the building trades, building information modeling (BIM) and 3D laser scanning processes.
Our mission is to empower Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operations (AECO) firms to succeed by supporting design technology strategies through leadership, education, innovation, change management, and process improvement. We make a point of leading by example.
Our five main areas of practice are:
Karen Hale, CEO and Co-Founder of HALE TiP has transitioned from school teacher to entrepreneur. She holds a BS in Education from the University of Nevada, Reno and a MS in Education from Nazareth College. She has built HALE TiP from the ground up with a solid foundation utilizing strong management and organizational skills gained during her time in the classroom, as well as her successful time as a business owner in the Direct Sales industry. Karen is passionate about the growth and success of her business endeavors and looks forward to the continued success of HALE TiP.
Greg Hale, CTO and Co-Founder of HALE TiP, has worked in the AECO industry for the last 18 years with a background in construction management, structural engineering, BIM management and consulting. He specializes in Autodesk Revit and Navisworks, 3D HD laser scanning, and mobile technology and provides training, implementation strategies, product optimization, and best practice solutions. Greg is a certified professional in Revit Architecture and has spoken at many professional events. He works as an adjunct professor at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. In addition, Greg is founder of the WNY AEC Technology Group and has been a member of multiple NCS and NBIMS task teams. In his free time Greg coaches his daughter's soccer team and enjoys spending time outdoors with his family. He has traveled to Haiti a number of times to provide engineering consultation and design services to the Haiti Providence University in Balan.
David Nachreiner, Virtual Design and Construction Manager
Samantha Wyant, HDLS Manager
Stephen Dornelus, Design Technology Specialist
Michael Sippel, Design Technology Specialist