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Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the construction industry focusing on healthcare, education, commercial and residential construction and renovations. My expertise includes front end planning, schedule/budget development and control, scope development, architect/engineer/contractor evaluation, RFP development, risk management, constructibility review, project phasing, value engineering, quality control and dispute representation. I have over 5 years experience as a safety and civil engineering expert witness in Michigan and have provided clients with consultations.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes supporting cases and claims involving damages, defects, and personal injuries. My expertise includes vehicles and crash reconstruction; aviation; product and premises liability; agricultural and animals; industrial, manufacturing, and commercial; architecture and construction; elevators and escalators; fires and explosions; electrical and controls; environmental and occupational; sports and recreation; real estate and insurance; document identification; securities and brokerage; computers and intellectual property; vocational and life care planning; accounting and economics; human factors and warnings; biomechanical and biomedical; medical, dental, and nursing; psychology and psychiatry; toxicology; and police, criminal, and security.


Consulting Experience

My consulting expertise and experience involves all types of mechanical systems, equipment, operations including: vehicles, engines, boats, machinery, construction equipment, fuels (liquid and gas), fans, compressors, plumbing systems, HVAC, controls, instrumentation, automatic and manual doors, test facilities, hydraulic and patents.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes over 20 years in the construction industry working as a superintendent for a major general contractor/construction manager, as an estimator/project manager for a contracting company, then as a program manager for a major healthcare organization. I have overseen close to a half billion dollars of construction in my career with a variety of complex projects including major renovation work within a functioning hospital, school additions and healthcare buildings.


Education

Degree Subject Institution
M.B.A. Eastern Michigan University College of Business Administration
B.S. Civil Engineering Michigan State University; College of Engineering

Licenses Certifications

Michigan Registered Professional Engineer (Civil)

Awards & Affiliation

American Society of Healthcare Engineers

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Healthcare Engineers



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