On January 6, Walker Consultants announced the appointment of five new company officers. Walker currently has 31 officers based throughout the company’s 22 nationwide locations providing multi-discipline engineering, restoration, and consulting services. Congratulations to the following leaders for their contributions to the team and success!
Al Bustamante, PE (Houston) has been promoted to Senior Vice President. Al is the National Director of Forensic Restoration and is responsible for coordinating the firm’s activities in the evaluation, testing, and design repairs of a variety of structural, architectural, and material distress related projects. His experience includes nondestructive testing of concrete structures, computer modeling and analysis of steel and masonry structures, design of repairs for steel structures, and building envelope assessments, and investigation and repair of parking structures.
Todd Lohman, PE (Indianapolis) has been promoted to Senior Vice President. Todd is the Managing Principal for Walker’s Indianapolis office of Walker Consultants and the Managing Director of firm’s Southeast Region. He has project experience in both precast and post-tensioned concrete design and has been involved in the durability design and maintenance recommendations on a wide range of facility types. Todd is responsible for parking consulting, design, and restoration for mixed-use, airport, university, and hospital parking projects.
Dave Ryan, PE (Chicago) has been promoted to Senior Vice President. Dave is Managing Director of the Central Region for Walker. Dave oversees Walker’s Chicago, Michigan, and Minneapolis offices and is responsible for overall project planning, budgeting, scheduling, quality assurance and the overall delivery process meeting Walker’s goals and client needs. Dave has experience in all aspects of Walker services including new design, restoration, parking consulting, studies, master planning and car park management systems.
Art Stadig, PE (Boston) has been promoted to Senior Vice President. Art Stadig is the Managing Director for Walker’s Northeast Region and Managing Principal for Walker’s Boston office. He is an expert in parking design, parking consulting and master planning and has helped clients throughout the nation optimize their parking possibilities. Art joined Walker Consultants in 1985 after several years of experience with other design firms.
Anurag Jain, PhD, PE (Los Angeles) has been promoted to Vice President. Dr. Jain has over 20 years of experience designing, analyzing and investigating structures for extreme loads. His expertise is in the area of earthquake and wind engineering and structural dynamics. He has completed numerous investigations for damage caused by extreme winds, earthquakes, fire, ground movement, construction-induced vibrations, construction defects, design omissions and corrosion. Dr. Jain also uses computer modeling to determine the cause of structural failures.