Fire Protection Engineering Project Management

Public Fire Protection Systems Design

Building Code Analysis Litigation Support



Life Safety Studies: Industrial, educational, health care, detention and correctional, high-rise, office,

rapid transit, residential, military, commercial and assembly.


Systems Design: Water supply and distribution systems, automatic fire sprinklers, fire alarm and

fire detection systems, central alarm systems, security systems.


Systems Analysis: System safety, public fire safety.


Public Protection: Emergency communications and alarm systems, water supply and distribution

systems, fire department operations, public fire defense grading, community

risk analysis and fire defense planning.


Litigation support/

Loss Investigation: Fire, explosion, system failure.


Historic Buildings: Fire protection/security master planning and retrofit design.



      Over 30 years fire protection/life safety engineering experience.

      Over 15 years of experience as both a paid and volunteer fire fighter.

      Former Adjunct Faculty Instructor for National Fire Academy.

      Co-author of Airport Facility Building Code for all airports in Saudi Arabia.

      Code Consultant to architects for over 100 projects, including stadiums, courthouses, historic buildings, office buildings, colleges, schools, churches, physical activity/gymnasium centers, health care facilities, apartments, condominiums, hospitals and warehouses.

      Project Manager/Engineer; fire/life safety design and code consulting to GSA, and fire/life safety review and system testing for Federal Building/Courthouse renovation projects in Nashville, TN; Memphis, TN; Knoxville, TN; Louisville, KY; Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Jacksonville, FL; Chattanooga, TN; St. Petersburg, FL; Miami, FL; Asheville, NC; Columbia, SC; and M.L.K. Jr. Federal Building and GSA's Peachtree Summit Building, Atlanta, GA.

      Project Manager/Engineer; for the development of design criteria and review of design drawings for five service facilities at Riyadh International Airport and Eastern Province International Airport in Saudi Arabia and for the petro-chemical city of Jubilee, Saudi Arabia.

      Project Engineer for development of design criteria for fire service facilities at Kansas City, MO; San Mateo County, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Kern County, CA (oil fields); and Bakersfield, CA (oil fields).

      Project Manager for a fire departmental accessibility study; fire flow and fire service operations study; and a fire protection Master Plan at the University of Georgia campus, Athens, GA.

      Project Manager; fire/life safety survey for code compliance of over 1400 Government owned or leased buildings in Region IV for GSA.

      Project Manager/Engineer; rewrite of the fire protection section including incorporating requirements from the latest edition of the Life Safety Code of Military Handbook 1191, "Design Criteria for Medical Facilities which is to become the code for medical facilities of all military branches.

      Project Manager for the design and construction period services for fire protection systems protecting the USS Cairo display in Vicksburg, Mississippi.


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