About JGD Associates

Our process of collaboratively setting goals, creatively resolving issues, and faithfully elaborating customer concepts is the means by which we enable the production of consistently excellent facilities. We believe that our approach leads to mutually beneficial long term relationships. Profit is the life blood of our business in that it enables growth for all stakeholders: employees, owners, and customers, by providing the resources and security that facilitates the flourishing of long term relationships.

Our Mission

We enable owners to focus on their operations while leaving their facilities development in our care. We are the first choice in facilities planning and implementation for organizations who provide fuel and lubricants to end-users.

We anticipate and accommodate the needs of our industry through the strategic relationships we cultivate, and we embrace the skills and technologies that enable us to provide valuable service for the long term.

Our Team

John Dzwonczyk

John Dzwonczyk founded JGD Associates, Inc. in 1995 after a career in petroleum marketing at Getty Refining and Marketing Company, Sohio Oil Company, and BP Oil Company. He is an experienced public speaker and writer and holds a master's degree in civil engineering from Villanova University. John is a nationally recognized expert in the design of service stations and additionally serves as Board Chairman of Avon Lake Board of Municipal Utilities, a provider of water and sewer services to over 200,000 people.

Donald J. Kaspar

Donald J. Kaspar - Registered Architect, is a Staff Architect with 29 years experience in a professional Architects office. He has been involved in many site and roofing projects since 1986. He has been involved from initial layout to final completion. Donald holds a Bachelors and a Professional degree from Kent State University.

Pat Jameson

Pat Jameson is a project manager with extensive experience in the retail petroleum industry, having spent many years with TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers and Burns Bros. Travel Stops. He has experience in conceptual design of retail fueling facilities, buildings, maintenance shops, remodels, and site/parking design. He has worked in all phases of projects from environmental and planning/zoning/site plan approval to design and construction phase tasks. He has a BA from Santa Clara University and a JD from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College.

Tim Golay

Tim Golay is a Retired Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal- with 30 plus years, Tim has extensive experience in the Fire Service and Life Safety. As Asst. Chief/Fire Marshal with the City of Avon Ohio, Tim was responsible for plan reviews regarding both City Planning and Construction. Tim was also responsible for the Fire Prevention Bureau and its activities. As the FPB Leader, Tim is responsible for designing and implementing the ISO improvement program resulting in a rating jump from a 5 to a 2 in 7 short years. Tim also spent time as the Team Leader and Lead Instructor for the Lorain County Hazardous Materials Response Team, Adjunct Faculty Ohio State Fire Academy, CCC Instructor and LCCC Instructor. Tim remains an active member of the Ohio Fire Chiefs Association and sits on the Legislative Committee. Tim carries FFII, FSI, Fire Instructor and EMT Certifications.