Water Damages Expert Witness Connecticut 500245

Expertise Description

I am an experienced water damage expert witness. I have spent more than three decades working with construction defects; water intrusion, damage, and microbial contamination investigations; infrared building inspections; water testing of building envelopes; microbial sampling and issue analysis; Destructive & Non-Destructive Testing; restoration industry standard of care and repair/maintenance. I have additional knowledge in damage investigation for fires and earthquakes. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for over 20 years as a water damage expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Relevant Experiences

I am a Certified Restorer (CR) which is the highest designation in the restoration industry. I have completed more than $1 M in smoke damage restoration in the past 6 months and have been a restoration contractor for more than 25 years. I am also a board certified Indoor Environmental Consultant (CIEC) through the American Council of Accredited Certifications. I recently served as a subcommittee member for the recent revision of the Restoration Industry Association Standard for Professional Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration.


Degree Subject Institution
M.S. Environment/Health & Safety Management Rochester Institute of Technology – Rochester NY
M.S. Management/Organizational Behavior Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Troy NY
B.S. Business Administration Central Connecticut State University – New Britain CT

Licenses Certifications

Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Board of Certified Safety Professionals
Certified Environmental, Health & Safety Trainer (CET), Board of Certified
Certified Construction Health & Safety Technician, Board of Certified Safety Professionals
Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer – General Industry. OSHA Training Institute
Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer – Construction. OSHA Training Institute

Awards & Affiliation

American Society of Safety Engineers, National Fire Protection Association
National Safety Council

Primary Affiliation

American Society of Safety Engineers, National Fire Protection Association