Expert 520028 - NY


Expertise Description

With over 10 years experience as a fire investigator and fire fighter, I have worked with Origin and Cause Investigations, Explosion Investigations, Car Fires, Marine Fires, Scene/Case Investigation, Witness interviews, Evidence Examinations, and have provided consultations on electrical failures, Electrical failure analysis / testing, Component failure analysis / testing, Product failure analysis / testing, and Material testing. I have additional experience in conducting hundreds of live burns, demonstrations, testing and training for both the public and private sectors. I have been providing clients with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a fire investigation expert witness in New York for more than 5 years.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

I have experience with expert testimony and preparation for legal hearings pertaining to the origin and cause of fire and explosions incidents.


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes providing consultation on electrical failures.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes conducting or participating in hundreds of origin and cause investigations within the United States including major explosion incidents in San Bruno CA, West Texas Fertilizer Plant, Allentown, Dixon City PA, and Springfield MA. During my time as a fire investigator and fire fighter, I have also had the opportunity to conduct hundreds of live burns, demonstrations, testing and training for both the public and private sectors.


Relevant Experiences

“All through my time as a fire investigator and fire fighter, I have had many opportunities to conduct hundreds of live burns, demonstrations, testing and training for both the public and private sectors.”


Education

Degree Subject Institution
B.S. Lambuth

Licenses Certifications

NYS Level I Fire Investigator
NYS Level II Fire Investigator
National Pro-Board Certified Fire Investigator / NY
NAFI- Certified Fire Explosion Investigator
IAAI-Certified Fire Investigator

Awards & Affiliation

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)
National Association Fire Investigators (NAFI)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
New York State Chapter of Special Investigative Units, Inc. (NYSSIU)
International Association of Marine Investigators (IAMI)

Primary Affiliation

International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)



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