Key Personnel

Maryland Office

Stephen P. DeLosh – Geothermal Project Manager

  • Mr. DeLosh has 30 years of experience in the geotechnical, environmental and geothermal drilling industries in the Washington, D.C. area.  He manages our geothermal and water well division, as well as well pump and repairs for residential customers and specializes in drilling projects with detailed specification and complex conditions.  Mr. DeLosh holds Master Water Well licenses in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.

Daniel Bender – Geotechnical Operations Manager

  • Mr. Bender has been with Connelly and Associates since 1999.  As one of the first Lead Drillers in our company, he trained and advanced many of the operators we have today.   Mr. Bender is responsible for managing the employees and distributing their duties. He decides employment requirements and trains the newly hired employees, as well as manages all field activities that are associated with production.

John Sottile – Geothermal Tie-In Manager / Lead Technician

  • Mr. Sottile serves as the site supervisor for our geothermal tie-in projects.  He is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the installation of all geothermal connection projects and ensuring all safety and efficiency standards are met in a timely manner.  Mr. Sottile is a licensed Maryland Master Plumber with extensive experience in groundworks and site supervision. He joined our team in 2011.