Ceramic Tile Expert 53697 CA(S)


Expertise Description

I have 40 years experience in the investigation of showers, countertops, hard surface floors, paving, veneer, swimming pool surroundings, and exterior deck assemblies including ceramic tile and stone tile assemblies. My expertise includes: analysis of the design, installation, and performance of ceramic tile, brick, and stone assemblies, including marble; construction defect evaluation for ceramic tile, thin brick, and natural stone assemblies and related components; and authoring, interpreting, and researching Industry Standards. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

I do have experience at evaluating if the re-glazing is performing and of equal in color and rejecting if the re-glazing is not performing or equal in color.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Tract homes with showers, countertops, floors, and fireplaces; Commercial veneer, paving, floors, countertops, and showers.


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes: Construction defect litigation; Independent Inspections.


Relevant Experiences

I have experience at evaluating if the re-glazing is performing and of equal in color and rejecting if the re-glazing is not performing or equal in color.

I served as Executive Director of a Ceramic Tile and Marble Institute for 8 1/2-years.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
B.S.MarketingSan Diego State University
A.A.Business AdministrationCitrus College

Licenses Certifications

Certified Forensic Consultant
Ceramic Tile Consultants
Construction Documents Technologist

Primary Affiliation

Association of Construction Inspectors



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