Taking Projects from Concept to Reality Since 1998

Industry Leaders

We are the leader in the delivery of project management services, design management and owner’s representative services in the western United States.

Nimble and Responsive

APECS is in a strong and unique position to deliver cost effective, practical solutions to your business. Our team brings forth a unique and valuable skill set in shepherding project execution and has demonstrated effectiveness in assisting firms with technology commercialization, and the ability to develop fit-for-purpose solutions in a nimble and responsive manner. APECS personnel provide project services to clients in all stages of strategic planning, process development & commercialization, engineering design, construction, and commissioning.

Highly Qualified

Complementing our strength in project services, our qualifications include architecture, facility and process engineering design services, critical path scheduling, cost controls, construction management, commissioning, and technical support of facility startup and operations. Our primary emphasis is client satisfaction.



Jerry Kovacich


Over 30 years of engineering technical experience in biotechnology, pharmaceutical and green gas industries. BS, Chemical Engineering, Montana State University. Minor, Business Administration, Montana State University.

Teia Kovacich

Director of Administrative Operations

Over 30 years of finance management, business operations and computer science experience in, technology, pharmaceutical and green gas industries. BS, Computer Science, California State University. Minor, Finance, California State University.

Howard Witbeck

Howard Witbeck

Operations Manager

30 years of management and technical experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical process and gas processing industries. BS, Chemical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. MBA, University of South Dakota. Professional Engineer, Colorado.

Valerie Schilling

Manager of Administrative Operations

Over 20 years of experience in office management, project management, IT engineering, software configuration / implementation, account management, sales management and technical consulting in the telecom, financial, pharmaceutical and software industries. Business Specialization and Business Foundation certifications from Front Range Community College, Network Administration certification from Richland College and Cisco Certified Network Administrator certification in 2001.

Guiding Principles

We maintain an internal cultural focus on the client’s needs through the application of the following set of guiding principles:


We mobilize and respond quickly. Our technical personnel adapt to meet your needs and your organization’s own unique style.


APECS retains an enviable pool of top technical talent. Emphasis on the human element is paramount to our success. Fostering strong working relationships and emphasizing effective communication throughout all phases of a project is our forte’.


The collective experience of our staff is extraordinary. Averaging over 20 years of experience in industry, our strong backgrounds in engineering and project management have laid a solid foundation for our success in developing practical, real-world solutions.


Our staff members are passionate about what they do. APECS personnel are highly educated and maintain a constant focus on current industry practices and regulatory trends. Our 2 decade track record of sustained peak performance speaks for itself!


We exist for our customers and provide quality personnel with a service-oriented attitude. We deliver the best possible results through teamwork and collaboration.

APECS Inc. recently held a 20th Anniversary celebration!

APECS' Corporate Headquarters

Cresting over the hill on U.S. Highway 36 into Boulder, it’s easy to see why this intriguing town has been rated as one of the top places to live in the United States. At 5,430 feet above sea level, acres of vast open space roll into Boulder’s quaint cityscape tucked into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Located 35 miles northwest of Denver, Boulder is a captivating college community enriched with natural beauty, hip urban culture, and a vibrant love of the outdoors. Proud to be one of Colorado’s foremost havens of education, science and research, Boulder is also home to APECS’ corporate headquarters.