meet our team

WHO WE ARE

ROBERT BITTERLI, AIA/NCARB,LEED AP

Principal + Expert Architect

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

MITCH WRIGHT, AAFS, RWC, IACT

Principal + Building Scientist

Mitch has specialized in Building Enclosure Science, Research and Analysis since 2006. He currently sits on multiple industry standards committees and has served as a forensic expert in over 150 cases.

Specialties
  • Forensic Expert + Building Sciences
  • Building Enclosure Consulting
  • Design & Construction Industry Standards

LAURA CAFFEY, RA, FLORIDA CBC, FEWA Assoc.

Principal + Forensic Architect

Laura brings over 35 years of experience in architectural design, management, and construction administration. Her experience as a Certified Contractor in Florida, brings a unique perspective and ability to analyze Design & Construction Defects.

Specialties
  • Architectural Standards of Care
  • Residential + Commercial Contracting
  • Architectural/Construction Defects

FOARD MERIWETHER, AIA, NCARB

Expert Architect

Utilizing his 4+ decades of architectural experience, Foard regularly diagnoses complex building envelope issues and contributes to the successful settlement of design and construction disputes.
Specialties
  • Architect Standard of Care
  • Building Enclosure + Moisture Intrusion
  • Expert Reporting
Sean Kelly 2022

SEAN KELLY, AIA ASSOCIATE

Project Manager, Building Investigator

Sean supports our experts in all facets of Design + Construction Litigation as well as Building Enclosure Consulting projects. He brings expertise in materials and fabrication as a Certified Composites Technician.

Specialties
  • On-Site Investigations & Destructive Testing
  • Product & Performance Research
  • Materials Specialist

SCOTT BITTERLI, CDT, PDC, AIA Associate

Principal + Managing Director

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

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

JACK WEST III

Building Claims Adjuster, Investigator

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

JACK TOWNLEY, CFLC

Senior Consultant, former Architect + General Contractor

Jack served 40 years as an architect & contractor. 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

DAWN TALTY, MBA

Business Administrator

Dawn works closely with our principals and clients to ensure prompt and friendly contract management as well as internal financial and team services. Dawn is also a proud veteran of the US Air Force. 

Specialties
  • Accounts Payable & Receivable
  • Financial Reporting
  • Team Benefits