Steve Essig is currently an Executive Vice President for MOCA. He is a registered Professional Engineering in Mississippi, Florida and Virginia and an AACE International Certified Cost Professional. He has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry in the areas of design, cost engineering/estimating and project management. Most of his career has been in support of the Department of Defense (DOD) and other government agencies with cost engineering, life cycle cost analysis, risk analyses, cost modeling, and project management of over 1,500 projects. He worked on the original development of the PACES and RACER systems as well as the Life Cycle Cost module of the Air Force’s Construction Cost Management Analysis System (CCMAS) and the design and development of the Real Property Maintenance system, a long-term maintenance planning tool for Military Family Housing. Mr. Essig has provided expert witness testimony in support commercial construction claims and disputes.