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Management Team

The Compu Dynamics’ Management Team is comprised of the Capital region’s most respected and specialized critical facility experts. Representing decades of entrepreneurial leadership, our management team shares a commitment to technological leadership and an old-fashioned dedication to unsurpassed customer service.

Stephen B. Altizer


With more than 20 years of experience building some of the world’s most sophisticated government and commercial facilities, Steve brings our clients the leadership, commitment and unparalleled expertise needed for 24/7/365 operations.

Steve’s obsession with advanced technology, his real-world construction experience and his passion for highly responsive customer service provide the foundation for the Compu Dynamics service promise.

In 2002, Steve founded the Andrew Browning Group (now Compu Dynamics). Prior to that, he served as a senior executive with several nationally ranked general and mechanical contractors. His work led him across the United States and to distant countries.

Throughout his career, Steve has been a student of, and thought leader in, the technology and science behind today’s modern building environments. This interest has naturally led to an affinity for clients whose requirements drive them toward facilities that are smart, clean, safe, reliable, and secure.

Steve earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration, both from the University of Virginia.

Lee Piazza

Vice President

As Vice President of Compu Dynamics, Lee leads the electrical department with a focus on solving our customers’ most challenging electrical problems. He served as President of Loudoun Electric Company from 2005 until its acquisition by Compu Dynamics in September 2011. Prior to that, Lee worked for industry-leading data center operator Equinix in various Sales and Engineering capacities beginning in the company’s start-up phase in 1999.

Lee built Loudoun Electric from a small, well-respected local company into one of the Washington DC region’s Top 25 electrical contractors during his tenure. Under his leadership, the company was named to the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing companies in 2007, 2008, and 2009.

Lee graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a BS in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering.

Russell Shatuck

Director of Construction Operations

As Director of Construction Operations for Compu Dynamics, Russell ensures that every project is completed on-time, as designed and as promised. He has over two decades of experience in both commercial and residential construction management. Over that period, he has served in a variety of capacities, including Foreman, Superintendent, Estimator, Project Manager and Director of Operations.

With a particular expertise in highly technical mechanical and electrical systems, Russell brings Compu Dynamics’ customers a rare combination of project management leadership and technical understanding.

Russell is responsible for establishing project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within the boundaries of Compu Dynamics’ service-oriented business philosophy.

Russell attended Louisiana’s prestigious Jefferson Technical Institute, holds a State of Maryland Unlimited Master HVAC License, is a member of the Refrigeration Service Engineer Society, and is manufacturer-certified on the industry’s most sophisticated critical systems.

Jim Cobb

Director of Electrical Operations

Jim Cobb joined Compu Dynamics in 2015 to oversee and manage our in-house electrical workforce. Jim brings 18 years of mission critical design/construction experience, both in the mid-Atlantic and across the country. His experience in the commercial construction industry adds another decade of experience beyond mission critical.

Prior to Compu Dynamics, Jim worked for Total Site Solutions, a national data center firm, deploying high density containerized data centers at eBay and Microsoft sites all around the US. Jim also has vast experience managing teams of electricians as a division manager, and on specific sites as Project Manager, Superintendent, and Foreman.

Jim enjoys an enormous depth of expertise in UPS systems, AC and DC power distribution, low voltage cabling and back-up generation. His knowledge and experience ensures that we can confidently, safely and effectively build and upgrade electrical systems for just about any data center environment.