Management Team

CDP has offices in Charlotte, NC; Richmond, VA; Columbia, MD; and Kansas City, MO, and is led by Paul Riefenberg (President) and Brett Kligerman (Vice President).

Paul Riefenberg

President, CDP, Inc.

Paul is responsible for business operations including sales, marketing, and consulting across the organization.  Under his direction, CDP has grown from a local Carolinas based organization to a regional player in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West. 

As the President of CDP, Paul is charged with providing the vision and strategy of the solutions, services, partners, and resources necessary to keep CDP a valued team member of our extensive client base.  He insures that all client accounts are provided with the highest level of service and is actively involved with all major client accounts to insure that both CDP’s executive team and the client’s executive team are in alignment on all major project initiatives.

Prior to his role as the President and Owner of CDP for the past 15 years, Paul was a trainer and consultant for CDP for 7 years.  His consulting and training experience includes scheduling, project management, EVMS, job cost and estimating.  Paul has experience working in construction, engineering, utilities, manufacturing, municipal, state, and federal government environments.  His success in meeting client’s needs and developing solutions provided him the opportunity in 1996 to purchase CDP from the founding owner Al Padgett.

Paul resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.  He is married with 3 dogs and 2 horses.  He enjoys tennis, basketball, horseback riding, hiking, and camping.  When possible he and his wife spend time with family, traveling, and time away in the mountains.

Brett Kligerman

Vice President, CDP, Inc.

Brett is responsible for business sales, marketing, and business development across the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Mid-West.  Under his direction in his previous role, the CDP Mid-Atlantic region grew steadily since its inception in 2006.

Prior to joining CDP, Brett spent 6 years working at Primavera Systems as a Power, Energy, and Petrochem sales specialist, and as the Regional Manager for the Southeast US.  He expanded their Project Portfolio Management business, focusing on organizations that managed construction and IT related projects.  While there he worked with several large customers including Disney, Westinghouse, Sarasota County, General Electric, Siemens, and Carter and Burgess.

Brett also spent several years with LF Driscoll, a regional construction management firm, as a Project Scheduler, working on a variety of projects including hospitals, commercial office buildings, schools, and parking facilities.  Brett was involved in key projects including the new Vanguard office complex, and the construction of the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia.

Previous to LF Driscoll, Brett worked in the project controls group at United Engineers and Constructors, a Raytheon Company.   Brett was responsible for scheduling and monitoring costs for projects in the energy plant modification division. 

Brett resides in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania.  He is married with 3 children.  He enjoys mountain biking, road biking, and skiing, and spends a lot of time during the summer at the Jersey shore.