Team

Who we are



Our Team

Principal, Expert Architect
rbitterli@ivygroupconsultants.com

Throughout Bob’s career he has provided clients with a personal commitment, delivering expert consultant services in a forthright manner, with both pragmatic and theoretical perspectives in mind.

Specialties

  • Trial and Mediation Expert Witness
  • Forensic Architecture
  • Design & Construction Claims

Principal, Building Scientist
mwright@ivygroupconsultants.com

Mitchell has been engaged in the field of Building Science and Forensic Architecture for the past 10 years, specializing in Building Envelope Science, Research and Analysis.

Specialties

  • Scientific & Industry Standards
  • Waterproofing & Roof Inspections
  • Material Properties & Performance

Managing Director, Building Investigator
sbitterli@ivygroupconsultants.com

Scott manages day-to-day operations of the firm and serves as Project Principal for Professional Associates. He also ensures that we effectively communicate our findings with engaging reports, presentations & infographics.

Specialties

  • Client Relations
  • Visual Communications
  • Innovative Housing & Community Development

Senior Consultant, Architect
slange@ivygroupconsultants.com

Steve has been a registered architect in the State of Florida since 1978 and brings to the firm a wide range of architectural experience in all aspects of project development.

Specialties

  • Architectural Standards of Care
  • Forensic Document Analysis
  • Architectural/Construction Defects

Jack served 40 years as an architect & contractor along with 18 years in property and casualty insurance. He is a Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant and serves on the board of the Forensic Expert Witness Association.

Specialties

  • Architect & General Contractor
  • Remediation & Project Management
  • National & International Experience

Building Claims Adjuster, Investigator
jwest@ivygroupconsultants.com

Jack serves as Building Claims Investigator and Licensed Florida Insurance Adjuster. His career has been focused in Engineering Design and Construction Observation.

Specialties

  • On-Site Inspections
  • Building Claims
  • Property Insurance

Project Manager, Building Investigator
tdecker@ivygroupconsultants.com

Trevor brings 20 years of experience as a contractor and tradesman to the firm. His first-hand industry knowledge is valuable in supporting our experts in the field and a unique perspective for our clients. 

Specialties

  • On-Site Investigations & Destructive Testing
  • Product & Performance Research
  • Contractor Practices

AR Administrator, Office Manager
dknippen@ivygroupconsultants.com

Debbie works closely with our team and our clients to ensure prompt and friendly contract management and project administration. 

Specialties

  • Client Relations
  • Account Management
  • Office Management

Roofing, Waterproofing & Coatings Specialist 
dgriffiths@ivygroupconsultants.com

With 14 years of experience as a general contractor and commercial coatings professional, Dave handles design consultation, building envelope specifications and water intrusion investigations.

Specialties

  • Waterproofing
  • Paints and Sealants
  • Roofing Systems