Ahmed Hashem, Staff Architect

Ahmed assists project managers in field investigations and testing, structural analysis, project document reviews and developments, and construction oversight. “As a Licensed Architect in Kuwait, I had the opportunity between 2004 and 2019 to work on different types of projects, including health care projects, leisure & hotels, public and entertainment projects and office building projects. […]

Jacob Yates, Staff Architect

WDP Office: Manassas Jacob assists project managers in field investigations and testing, structural analysis, project document reviews and developments, and construction oversight. “At WDP, I’m fueled by a drive to, “always be learning”.  Through our diversity of projects, I’ve had the privilege of gaining valuable experience and learning from industry professionals within and outside of […]

Darryl Keating, P.E., Senior Engineer

WDP Office: Manassas Darryl has over 26 years of practical experience in Testing and Inspections and geotechnical engineering for both public and private sector projects, with experience as both testing and inspections field engineer, geotechnical field engineer, geotechnical laboratory manager, drilling manager, project manager, and department manager.  Darryl’s geotechnical expertise has provided innovative, cost-efficient solutions […]

Serena Sauers, E.I.T., Staff Engineer

WDP Office: Manassas Serena assists senior engineers and project managers with the structural analysis and evaluation of existing structures, as well as field investigations and testing. While at NC State, Serena was a research assistant for the Center for Nuclear Energy Facilities and Structures from 2020-2023, and a member of the Grand Challenge Scholars Program […]

James Lorenzin, Staff Architect

WDP Office: Manassas James assists project managers in field investigations and testing, project document reviews and developments, and construction oversight. James’ prior experience with AutoCAD and historic building conservation caters him more to architectural surveying and recording. “My background in Historic Preservation has given me a unique opportunity to learn how architecture and engineering of […]

Collin Perry, Staff Engineer

WDP Office: Manassas Collin assists project managers and senior engineers in field investigations, nondestructive testing, building envelope consulting, structural analysis and design, and development and review of project documents. “Working at WDP, I can fuel my desire to ask ‘Why?’ and ‘How?’ and get involved with a number of projects directly related to structural forensics, […]

Chris Lehman, E.I.T., Staff Engineer

WDP Office: Charlottesville  Chris’ role at WDP includes tasks such as assisting senior engineers with design calculations and building envelope-related investigations, performing research for product data and regulations, reviewing project documents for accuracy and clarity, and performing periodic site visits to ensure quality control. Before joining WDP, Chris interned with Hillis-Carnes Engineering Associates as a construction […]

Kate Franczek, E.I.T., Staff Engineer

WDP Office: Blacksburg  Kate assists project managers and senior engineers with field testing, building façade investigations, construction document review and preparation, and construction observations. “I have a passion for learning particularly learning through experience. At WDP, I get to spend time in the field discovering how certain engineering systems function and how they fail. It is […]

Carter Villa, Staff Engineer

WDP Office: Blacksburg Carter assists project managers and engineers in the assessment of large-scale commercial construction projects, building element failure investigations, historical preservation and renovation projects, and design review services. His duties typically include gathering and reviewing documents and site information for litigation support, owner’s quality assurance inspections, and quality assurance observations and testing. “I have always been […]

Alicia Niebrzydowski, Staff Architect

WDP Office: New York Alicia assists project managers in field investigations, non-destructive testing, and document preparation on a wide variety of projects ranging from schools and airports to historic theaters. For the past year, Alicia has worked as a Cases Panel Volunteer with the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland, where she researched and presented on cases […]