A. Bade, PE;
Licensed Engineer in Michigan
Mr. Bade has
more than 35
years experience involving building construction including water intrusion; work zone
safety; building site plans and permits; bid specifications; field construction
supervision; site development; soils; wetland and floodplains review; utilities
installation; drainage; docks; traffic control; environmental assessments; and reinforced
James E. Barnhart, PE; Civil Engineer and
Licensed Engineer in Ohio, West Virginia
Barnhart has more than 35 years experience as a Civil Engineer with over 25
of these years specializing as a highway and bridge investigator and
inspector. His experience includes the design, construction, repair,
maintenance, inspection, and demolition of highways and bridges, including
all aspects of masonry and concrete technology.
Jim is a member of the American Concrete Association; the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers; the Engineers Club of Columbus; and the American Association of State Highway Engineers.
Paul R. Bladdick, FASSE, MP; Master Plumber Expert
Mr. Bladdick has over 40 years experience as first
a Plumber Apprentice, then a Journeyman Plumber, and, finally a
Master Plumber. His expertise includes plumbing codes and
standards; fuel gas explosions; backflow device testing;
plumbing technical training; plumbing construction management;
welding technologies; combination and mixing valves; sewer
design and control; and fire protection systems.
Gregory L. Boso, PE; Civil Engineer
Licensed Engineer in Kentucky, Virginia,
Licensed Engineer in Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia
Mr. Boso has over 35 years experience in potable water,
wastewater, and storm water; culverts; landslides; foundations;
hydrologic and hydraulic analyses; flood plain management;
water collection, pumping, treatment, distribution, and
storage; residential, commercial, and industrial site
development; blasting; transportation engineering; building
construction; building code administration and enforcement;
building inspections; trusses and sheathing; fences; hazardous
materials; construction project resident engineering; fire
fighting and training; and emergency vehicle operation.
Greg is a Registered Professional Engineer and a Member of The
National Society of Professional Engineers, The National Academy
of Forensic Engineers, The International Code Council, and The
American Society of Civil Engineers; and is a West Virginia
Certified Home Inspector.
|Larry C. Brown. PhD
Mr. Brown has more than 20 years
experience involving agriculture and farm equipment, materials, and
operations. His expertise includes land drainage, erosion control,
irrigation methods, soil and water management, land use assessment, and
Larry's professional memberships include: the American Society of Agricultural Engineers; the Soil and Water Conservation Society; the Water Management Association of Ohio; the Ohio Academy of Science Membership; Sigma Xi; and Tau Beta Pi.
|Steven R. Copeland, RA; Senior Architect||
Mr. Copeland has more than 20 years experience involving building
and facilities design, construction, and maintenance. His
parking lots, restaurants, food courts, condominium developments,
malls, cemeteries, and water/fire damage estimates and repairs.
Steve's professional memberships include The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the International Code Council (ICC).
Timothy J. Dickson, PE, SE;
Mr. Dickson has over 25 years experience as a Civil/Structural
Engineer. His expertise includes structural design; field
investigations; laboratory studies; commercial and residential
buildings and bridges constructed of reinforced concrete
(conventional, pre-stressed and post-tensioned), structural
steel, masonry and timber; foundation underpinning systems;
earth retention systems using soil nail walls, segmental
retaining walls and sheet piles; structural failures/collapses;
water infiltration; roofing failures; building façade
evaluations; work zone safety; windows, doors, floors, stairs,
and ramps; fire, wind, ice, and snow damage; professional
liability claims; preparation of construction documents;
evaluation of field test-data; property loss; construction
defects; natural gas explosion damage; building settlement;
deteriorated concrete and masonry; building rehabilitation and
renovation; high wind, tornado, and blizzard damage; precast
concrete planks; structural steel frames; fatigue and static
performance tests; jointless bridges; parking garage
rehabilitation; and bracing failure investigations.
Timothy is a Member of The American Society of Civil
Engineers; The Structural Engineering Institute; The American
Concrete Institute; The Structural Engineers Association of
Illinois; The Indiana Structural Engineers Association; The
American Institute of Steel Construction; The Masonry Society;
and The Institute for Roofing, Waterproofing, and Building
F. Dunlap, PE; Mechanical Engineer and Roadway and Railway
Licensed Engineer in Michigan
Mr. Dunlap has over 40 years of experience related to vehicles
and highway safety, with special expertise involving railroad
crossings. His expertise includes roadway and railways including
design, installation, maintenance and usage; highway and
railroad safety; operations research; mechanics; accident
reconstruction including large trucks; railroad/highway crossing
accidents; driver sound detection capabilities; roadside signage
and signals; roadside structures including guardrails,
signposts, impact attenuators, earthen median dikes and barrier
curbs; tire/road traction research including studded tires;
influence of highway curves and grades; vehicle handling
characteristics; collision avoidance maneuvers; conspicuity and
lighting systems; vehicle and locomotive braking
characteristics; train crew actions; traffic engineering; human
factors; warnings; locomotive whistle characteristics; driving
task analysis; and pedestrian, bicycle, and motorcycle safety
Duane is a member of The
American Society of Civil
Engineers; The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE); The
ITE Committee Activities: Committee 4M-7:
Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Signs, and Guidance for
Drivers, Passengers, and Pedestrians Within and Between Travel
Modes, Committee 4E-A:
Experimental Traffic Control Devices, Committee 5B-1:
Design of Truck Escape Lanes, Chairman, Committee 4A-29:
Accident Impact of Converting Stop Signs to Yield Signs; The
Michigan Society of Professional Engineers; The National Society
of Professional Engineers; The Professional Engineers in Private
Practice; The National Academy of Forensic Engineers; The
Society of Automotive Engineers; The National Association of
Railroad Safety Consultants and Investigators; and a Past-Member
of The Advisory Panel C-22, Vehicle Barrier Systems, National
Cooperative Highway Research Program; and The Committee A2A04,
Safety Appurtenances, Transportation Research Board, National
Academy of Sciences.
Feliks, PE; Civil Engineer
Licensed Engineer in Michigan
Mr. Feliks has more
than 20 years experience in construction project management.
His expertise includes hospital, healthcare, and educational
building design and construction, including flooring, painting,
lighting and ceiling replacement; building standards and code
compliance, including ADA, ANSI, NFPA, BOCA, IBC, and OSHA;
Professional Liability issues and Standards of Practice; clean rooms
and operating rooms; and project
contracts, including shop drawings, submittals, bid and project
documents, and change orders.
Todd is a Registered Professional Engineer in Michigan, and is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers.
|Larry Fischer, RA, AIA, NCARB; Architect||
Mr. Fischer has more than 30 years experience
involving all aspects of building planning, design, and construction
supervision. Projects include healthcare, educational, corporate,
commercial, industrial and residential construction, including ANSI, Life
Safety Code, ADA, and zoning compliance.
Larry is a member of the American Institute of Architects; the Architects Society of Ohio; the Committee on Architecture for Health; the American Society of Hospital Engineers; the American College of Hospital Executives; the National Trust for Historic Preservation; and the Architectural Board of Review.
J. Galko, PE, CFEI; Civil Engineer
Licensed Engineer in 20+ states, including Ohio, Michigan, Indiana (if needed, ask for full listing)
Mr. Galko has
more than 30 years experience involving building design, construction,
renovation, and maintenance, including structural evaluations. Al's
experience also includes roadway design, air pollution sampling, and work
Al is a Registered Professional Engineer in 26 states, and is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator; a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers; the American Institute of Architects; the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers; the International Conference of Building Officials; the National Academy of Building Inspecting Engineers; and the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce.
|Ann G. Harris, CPG; Geology/ Mining Expert||
Ms. Harris has more than 30 years experience involvoing geological
investigations, with specialized expertise in mine incidents in Ohio and
Pennsylvania. Her expertise includes mine stability/stabilization,
mine reclamation, coal mining techniques, test drilling operations and
landslides, in addition to well and groundwater evaluations, including
|Robert A. Hayes, CPG; Forensic Geologist||
Mr. Hayes has more than 30 years experience
involving geological investigations including all aspects of water
and soil evaluation, contamination, and remediation. His expertise
includes identifying and evaluating (including "age-dating")
geological evidence to determine responsible parties and to
determine cost-allocations, both present and future. Bob's
previous experience includes floodplain studies; soil and
groundwater contamination; river and lake dredging; leaking
underground storage tanks; and mineral and property valuations.
Bob is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists; the National Ground Water Association; the Association of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers; the MUSTFA Policy Advisory Board; and the Michigan Society of Planning Officials.
W. Hayslip, ESQ., PE, CSP; Civil Engineer
Licensed Engineer in Ohio
Mr. Hayslip has more than 16 years
experience in construction and construction related safety,
including health-training; developing, maintaining, and enforcing
safety policies and programs; OSHA compliance; hazardous material
transportation; field safety inspections; Workers Compensation claim
management; and corporate safety issues.
Michael is a Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the American Bar Association, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the American National Standards Institute; and is a Certified Safety Professional.
R. Heyl, PE; Electrical Engineer
Licensed Engineer in Michigan
30 years experience involving building electrical system and equipment
design, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
His experience includes residential, commercial, industrial, and manufacturing
facilities and their appliances/equipment.
has been involved with automation and robotic systems; computers and PLC programming; low
and medium voltage distribution systems; code compliance; and standby and prime power
Jims experience also includes controls and instrumentation systems as well as investigations of electrical systems and components as the origin or cause of fires. Jim is a member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) and IES (Illuminating Engineering Society).
Hill, PE; Mechanical Engineer
Licensed Engineer in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, Arkansas, Wisconsin
Mr. Hill has
30 years experience involving building HVAC,
plumbing, fire protection and electrical systems and components.
His experience includes design, installation, code
compliance, damage, defects and personal injury.
Blaine J. Hoffmann, MS, OSHM;
Mr. Hoffman's experience includes workplace safety, training,
investigations, accident investigations and audits;
legal aspects of safety and health; training and
development programs; written program development;
interpretation of OSHA general industry and construction
industry, healthcare industry standards; VPP program management;
MSHA training and regulatory interpretations; 40-hr HAZWOPER;
and Arc-Flash (NFPA 70E).
Blaine is an authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor for both
General Industry and Construction.
Dennis Michael King, FAIA, FESD, LEED, AP;
Mr. King has over 40 years experience as a Registered Architect
with expertise in construction property damage, defects, and
personal injury; architecture construction claims;
premises/professional liabilities; construction operations;
construction marketing; project management; claims arbitration;
dispute settlement; LEED Green Buildings; and energy and
Dennis’s Certifications include The NCARB (National
Council of Architectural Registration Boards); The American
Arbitration Association, Neutrals Commercial Panel National
Roster; The National Center for Dispute Settlement, National
Arbitrators Panel; and LEED (Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design), Accredited Professional, US Green
Building Council, Green Building Certification Institute. Dennis
is also a Registered Architect in 23 states.
His past and present Professional Associations include the
American Institute of Architects; the AIA College of Fellows;
AIA Michigan; AIA Detroit; American Architectural Foundation;
Michigan Architectural Foundation; Engineering Society of
Detroit; ESD College of Fellows; ESD Board of Directors; College
of Fellow Executive Committee; American Society for Quality;
Associated General Contractors of Michigan; Construction
Association of Michigan; Michigan Association of Planning;
Masonry Institute of Michigan; and Commercial Design Architects.
Allan E. Klein, CPM;
Property Management Expert
Mr. Klein has over 35 years of experience in Real
Estate Sales, Management, and Operations. His experience and
property management; commercial/residential standards of care;
industry practices; premises liability; personal liability;
inspections; habitability; mold; maintenance; health and safety;
contracts/leases; fair housing; tenant/landlord disputes/law;
financial reporting; security; slip/trip/falls; negligent
hiring/supervision; policies and procedures; wrongful eviction;
commercial/residential investments; marketing; physical
inspections; budget forecasts; managers policies and procedures;
energy conservation programs; public relations; ethical
practices; assisted housing; condominium and cooperative
associations; risk management; and HUD Occupancy Certification.
Allan's Certifications and Licensures include Certified Property Manager®; Assisted Housing Manager Occupancy Certification; Realtor® and California Real Estate Sales Associate License; and Certified Assisted Housing Manager ®.
His Professional Affiliations include The Institute of Real Estate Management®, National and Los Angeles Chapters in Association with the National Association of Realtors®; The Southland Regional Association of Realtors®, Inc.; and The National and California Association of Realtors®.
Levosinski, PE; Mechanical Engineer
Licensed Engineer in Michigan
Mr. Levosinski has more than 30 years
of automotive, machine tool, and construction machine analysis,
design and testing experience. This experience includes HVAC; FEA
analysis; DOE by Taguchi; vibration and noise analyses; airbag
systems; gas inflators; filter systems; vibration and tool chatter
analysis; and load, stress, and strain analysis of off-highway
machinery and components, including axles, drivelines, and front end
George holds six U.S. Patents for various modules, assemblies and guardings. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, and has received the TRW Chairman Award for Innovation in Engineering.
|Stephen K. Li, RA; Forensic Architect||
Mr. Li has more than 30 years experience involving residential and
commercial building and facilities design, construction and maintenance.
His previous experience includes: super center
designs; shelving, displays, and racks; fall, slip, and trip protection; illumination;
wind, water, and hail damage; parking lot safety guidelines; security systems; grading and
drainage; foundations; ADA compliance; and AandE professional liability issues.
Steves continuing education includes: International Building Code Seminar; Michigan Law for Design Professionals; International Council of Shopping Center Conferences; Retail Store Development Conference; and Store Planning, Equipment and Construction Services. Steve is currently a Registered Architect in 12 states.
|Malcolm K. Lim, PE; Civil Engineer||
Mr. Lim has over 25 years’ experience involving Civil/Structural
Engineering analysis, design, fabrication, and testing.
His experience and expertise includes power plants, pipes
and tunnels; field investigations; nondestructive testing; high
rise buildings; balconies; bridges; piers; decks; structural
distress; excessive displacement; excessive vibration; partial
or total collapse; roofing systems; roadway pavements and
runways; parking structures; materials testing; concrete
products; document control; record creation and maintenance;
international standards; corrosion; welding;
quality control; certified SCUBA underwater inspections;
impulse radar; ultrasonic testing; tunnel linings; garage
barrier safety; post-tensioned beams; and concrete degradation.
Malcolm is a Registered Professional Engineer in several states, holds two patents, and has authored or co-authored dozens of books and publications.
|John E. Moylan, CPG; Forensic Geologist||
more than 30 years of experience in engineering geology and
hydrogeology. He has 27 years of experience in remedial design on
major Superfund and RCRA projects. His environmental experience is
supplemented by many years of engineering geological and
hydrogeological support of conventional civil and military
projects. He has directed hydrogeological investigations and
studies which focused not only on the degree and extent of
contamination but also on the site characterization needs for
effective remedial design and remedial action. He prepared
Engineering Issue: Data Gaps in Remedial Design at the request
of the EPA Engineering Forum for use by EPA Project Managers and
On Scene Coordinators.
More recently, Mr. Moylan assisted project design teams on large remediation projects worldwide for the public and private sectors as well as serving as a peer reviewer or groundwater expert on numerous projects for the Kansas City office of a major consulting firm.
Parker, PE; Civil Engineer
Licensed Engineer in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia
Mr. Parker has more than
25 years experience in Civil Engineering including vehicle crash
reconstruction, including automobiles, trucks, buses, trailers,
motorcycles, water craft, and trains; analysis of mechanical and
structural failures, including foundation, wall and roof collapses;
vehicle defects and failures, including hydraulic/air brakes,
steering and suspension, drive trains, and tires; mold remediation
in homes, schools, and commercial buildings; vehicle fires and
explosions, including arson; product defects, including mechanical
and electrical failures; water infiltration, hail, and wind damage;
roadway incidents, including road design and visibility analysis;
design analysis; building code compliance; fire investigations;
steel structures; glazing and roofing systems; conveyance systems;
crane runways; traffic flow and accident patterns; signage and
Ethan is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers; the Miami Valley Association of Traffic Collision Investigators and Reconstructionists; the National Society of Professional Engineers; the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers; the Society of Automotive Engineers; and the Structural Engineers Association of Ohio. He is ACTAR accredited Traffic Accident Reconstructionist, and an ASE Certified Technician for automobiles, trucks, and school buses.
Clinton Parks, PE; Products and Equipment Expert
Mr. Howard has over 20 years of experience in specialized
machinery; medical products; hydraulics and pneumatics; control
systems and electronics; rotating and pressurized process
machines; seismic analyses; product safety; structures and
structural analyses; commercial products; boilers; refrigeration
systems; finite element analysis; pulp and paper industry; wood
science; design for manufacturing and assembly; regulatory
compliance; operational and maintenance training; and field
Clint is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, and Louisiana, has a NCEES record on file, and is a member of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers and The American Institute of Steel Construction.
|William Gary Rogers, CFI, LPI; Fire Investigator||
Mr. Rogers has more
than 30 years experience involving the investigation and "chemistry"
of fires and explosions. His experience also includes
environmental assessments and remediation, mold and asbestos
abatement, structural collapse evaluations, and hazardous materials
Gary is a member of the American Institute of Planners, the Society of American Foresters, the International Association of Arson Investigators, and a past member of the Building Officials and Code Administrators International (BOCA), and the Michigan Water Pollution Control Association.
Smith, PE; Mechanical Engineer
Licensed Engineer in Ohio
Mr. Smith has more than 30 years experience as a Mechanical
Engineer, including more than 20 years working with thermal, energy
and combustion systems, including boilers, furnaces, and ovens. His
experience includes industrial power plants and processes; thermal
and combustion systems; CFC management; HVAC systems; air pollution
control; process and power piping and equipment; cathodic
protection; pump failure analysis; heat and fluid transfer
processes, including energy conservation.
Rick is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the National Fire Protection Association. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Ohio, as well as a Stationary Engineer, 3rd Class in Ohio. Some of his clients include Anheuser Busch, the State of Ohio, Honda America Mfg., and Nestle.
Louis W. Van Liere, PE;
Mr. Van Liere has over 40 years of experience in
Civil Engineering, with specific expertise in water and
wastewater systems designs, operations, and maintenance. His
experience and expertise includes:
treatment facilities; pump stations; sanitary and storm sewer
systems; water distribution systems; water booster stations;
pipe corrosion; pipe breakages; pumping failures and flooding;
site development; hydrologic and hydraulic studies; floodplain
management; insurance studies; waste activated sludge pumping;
control systems; storage facilities; oxidation ditches;
clarifiers; chlorination chambers; fluoridation; cascade
aeration; "greensand" filters; turbine pumps; booster pump
stations; emergency generator systems; water distribution
systems; ozone disinfection facilities; backwash water recovery
systems; contract bid documents; biological treatment; wetlands
treatment; aquaculture management; containment pond
technologies; submersible pumps; flow metering; survey data
collection; insurance rate maps; computer modeling; stream
hydraulics; HEC-1 Flood Hydrograph Package program; HEC-2 Water
Surface Profile program; Hydraulics for Bridge Waterways; Urban
Hydrology for Small Watersheds; cost estimates; and "water
Louis is a Registered Professional Engineer in several
states and is a Member of The American Society of Civil
Engineering and The Michigan Society of Professional Engineers.
Mr. Walker has more than 15 years safety and operating experience.
His experience includes construction and industrial equipment
operation, procedures, malfunctions, damage, and personal injuries.
His expertise includes cranes, loaders, bulldozers, backhoes, fork
lifts, skid steers, and aerial lifts; safety program training and
maintenance; safety equipment requirements and orientations;
employee safety and health issue investigations, reviews, and
responses; OSHA and JSHA compliance; unsafe working conditions;
safety audits; emergency response drills; and emergency action
Chad holds numerous safety and OSHA certifications, including Accident Investigation I and II; Vehicle Dynamics; Mechanical Maintenance; Skid Steer Loader/ Rough Terrain Fork Lift/ Industrial Fork Lift/ and Aerial Lift Certified Trainer; OSHA 500 Certified Trainer for Construction Industry; and OSHA 501 Certified Trainer for General Industry.
William W. Whitworth, PE;
Utility Line/Pole Expert and Electrical Engineer
Mr. Whitworth has 35 years experience with utility power
distribution systems, including power poles and overhead and
underground power lines. His experience and expertise includes
NESC code requirements; wood pole analysis; pole loading,
guying, and buckling; material failure analysis; compliance
audits; conductor sag and tension; conductor blowouts; fuse
coordination; fault studies; circuit loading; voltage drop
analysis; capacitor bank and control; system reliability
indices; system reliability; improvement recommendations; system
inventories; inspections; mapping; underground and overhead
distribution systems; engineering policies; programmable
capacitor controls; guy/anchor failures; easements; estimates;
and training seminars.
Bill is a Licensed, Registered Professional Engineer in
several states. His Professional Affiliations include The
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE); The Indiana
Society of Professional Engineers (ISPE) - Treasurer
(2010-present), ISPE Educational Foundation (ISPE-EF) -
Treasurer (2012-present); Senior Member of IEEE Power
Engineering Society, Central Indiana Section, IEEE Standards
Association (IEEE SA); The Indiana Energy Association (IEA) -
T&D Committee; The Midwest Electric Distribution Exchange
(MEDE); The Midwest Energy Association (MEA) Code & Standards
Committee; The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Distribution
Group; The American National Standards Institute (ANSI); The
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA); The Forest Products
Society (FPS); The American Wood Protection Association (AWPA);
and The International Council on Large Electric Systems - US
T. Williams, PE; Civil/ Environmental Engineer
Licensed Engineer in Michigan, Indiana, New Mexico
Mr. Williams has more
than 30 years of Civil/Environmental Engineering experience,
including water distribution, sanitary and storm water sewer
systems, pump stations, and wastewater treatment plants;
administration, inspection and testing for construction of storm
sewers, wastewater collection and treatment facilities, activated
sludge systems, aerated lagoons, oxidation ditches, sequencing batch
reactors, and secondary/tertiary treatment systems;
inspector/technician training; site surveying and safety plans;
project certifications; failures and malfunctions including
foundations, retaining walls, roofs, structural failures,
appliances, furnaces, swimming pools, spas, saunas, plumbing
systems, hydraulic systems, fire suppression systems, environmental
releases, and environmental remediation systems; hydrogeological
investigations, aquifer tests, design and permitting.
Mike is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Water Environment Federation, and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers.
Vaughn E. Wilson, PE
Mr. Wilson has over 15 years of experience in
building, pavement, highway, and bridge design, construction,
repair, maintenance, materials inspection, and demolition;
material placement specifications; project and material
certifications; bituminous concrete; aggregate and bituminous
asphalt; surface treatments, joint repairs, and overlays;
materials inspection and testing, including requirements;
traffic signs and signals; pavement markings; and street
Vaughn is a certified Professional Engineer with
past certifications with the Ohio Department of Transportation
in both the design and the testing of asphalt and concrete
materials and pavements. He is a member of the American Society
of Civil Engineering and the American Association of State
Highway and Transportation Officials.