Executive Leadership & Project Management Team

SYTE is fully engaged in every aspect of our client’s construction projects.


From conception to completion, each construction project is led by a competent, seasoned project manager who possesses an unwavering commitment to delivering value, expertise and the skill-sets required to bring a construction project to fruition.


From initial project estimates to the last item on a punch list, SYTE is committed to working collaboratively with our clients to deliver construction projects on time and under budget. Our clients can be assured they will work closely with a team of skilled and experienced professionals at the project management, project engineer, and general superintendent levels.

Team Members of the Month

Welcome Aboard

 Mario L. Short, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Short is an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a Construction industry professional with more than twenty (20) years of experience.


He serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of SYTE Corporation. Under Mr. Short’s leadership, the company has earned local, regional and national recognition, and has established itself as a preferred partner for mission-critical government agencies and private sector firms.


At SYTE, Mr. Short has fostered a culture steeped in collaboration, transparency, and performance excellence. Mr. Short studied Electrical Engineering at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL, and received his executive education at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business in Hanover, NH.


His public service contributions include serving and supporting veteran-based organizations such as Leave No Veterans Behind and the Dive Heart Military Wounded Program.

Management Team

Tait Heinemann, Senior Project Manager

Tait is a seasoned construction manager who has successfully executed large construction and environmental remediation projects for over 20 years. His project assignments (both in the U.S. and overseas) have been for the U.S. Government as well as commercial clients.

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Kahmal Patterson, Project Accounting Manager

Kahmal has managed the finances and project accounting for both residential and commercial construction projects. His skill areas cover; detailed budgeting, job costing, subcontractor compliance 2 (certified payroll reporting and SF1413), processing and submitting monthly AIA documents and other documents required for progress billing.

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Moreiҫa Allana-Kim Ortega, Director of Strategy

Kim (aka Allana) has a passion for process improvement and strategy implementation. Her career highlights include transformation initiatives at both the national and local government levels. As a management consultant, she provides guidance on value chain optimization, risk management and business planning.

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Jason Miears, Construction Manager

Jason has 26 years of experience in the commercial construction industries. Over half of this experience has been gained working on JOC and SABER contracts. With three different JOC contracts, two four-year contracts exceeding $42 million and one three-year contract valued at $16.5 million.

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Alexsander Vaysman, Project Architect

Alex has 9 years a Design/Build Licensed Architect in the State of Illinois, Experience includes a wide range of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional projects that range in complexity from state of the art Federal Government printing facilities, to single tenant interior remodeling projects, to residential single family or development. Alex is a graduate Illinois Institute of Technology with a Master’s Degree in Architecture.

Florin Adrian Morozan, B.S. Visualization Specialist

Adrian has over 10 years of experience working in the architect engineering design industry. Past projects in include Corporate Interiors, Hospitality, Retail, Industrial Facilities and Multi/Single Family Residential. Adrian completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from Polytechnic University of Timisoara, Romania.

Daniel Gordon, IT Director

Daniel has 30 years in the IT industry. As a Network Engineer he also developed help desk protocol and procedures; his experience includes Cisco Technologies, VoIP, and Network Design. Mr. Gordon attended the University of IL at Chicago and served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps.

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