Sullivan Engineering team members possess a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and share certain intrinsic core values, including: work ethic, empowering people, team first, honesty and integrity, humble confidence and forward thinking.

We encourage teamwork, foster a creative and cooperative atmosphere, leverage our team members’ strengths, respect different perspectives, empower each other, set common goals, embrace humility, encourage open-mindedness, and focus on positive and forward thinking. We participate in brainstorming sessions and enjoy team building social events. We attempt to manage and resolve inevitable conflicts as quickly as possible. We insist on open and honest communication, not only with each other, but with our clients and colleagues as well.

Our team members continue to advance as leaders. Through ongoing education and certification, along with extensive reading, we strive to be lifetime learners both at and away from the office.

Through commitment and hard work, we have created a company culture that makes us happy to come to work. These shared core values are the very foundation of Sullivan Engineering and will continue to define our relationships, our high standards of customer service and support, and ultimately our continued success.

Brian P. Sullivan, P.E.
Principal

Through a combination of experience and continuous education, Brian Sullivan has propelled to the top of the building envelope consulting industry in the NY/NJ area by striving to maintain a successful balance of incorporating new proven technologies with tried & true industry practices. As an active member of many leading industry organizations, Brian has stayed ahead of changes in the industry. His work ethic was instilled by his parents who immigrated from Ireland as young adults and through hard work, sacrifice and steadfast dedication created a great life.

Over the past ten years, Brian has generously worked as a Mentor for upcoming students at his alma mater, Manhattan College.  He instills an exemplary level of morality and work ethic in the students that he empowers. Brian is a member of the Manhattan College Civil Engineering Board of Advisors.

Brian and his wife Mary Jo have 5 beautiful children ranging in age from 13 years to 5 years old. He enjoys being very actively involved with his family, including coaching his children’s soccer, basketball, baseball and softball teams. He is also very active in his church and children’s school as a parish trustee and a member of the Finance and Education committees.

Brian loves to play golf in his free time, either with friends, colleagues, or his family and volunteer for several causes near to his heart.

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Masters of Science, Civil Engineering – Construction Management
Professional Engineer License in NY, NJ, PA, CT & DE

Michael Frech

Executive Vice President

Michael has gained his building envelope consulting and construction management expertise from a wide variety of disciplines. He has extensive contracting experience, specializing in exteriors, roofing, masonry and waterproofing. His well­-rounded experience working directly with architects, engineers, building owners, property managers, manufacturers and contractors gives him the ability to analyze any project from all angles. His hands on and detail oriented approach makes him adept at solving problems properly and cost effectively. Michael is a certified third party inspector for EIFS and has a NABCEP certification specializing in PV systems.

Mike enjoys hiking, mountain biking and white water rafting in the warm weather months. During the winter he snowboards with his wife and 3 children. Mike loves everything and anything related to football and he is a huge Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

Villanova University, Villanova, PA
Bachelor of Science

New York University, New York, NY
Masters of Science, Construction Management and Development

Kevin M. Duffy, P.E.

Vice President of Operations

Kevin joined the Sullivan Engineering team after college, bringing with him small scale contracting experience and a unique ability to analyze and solve complex problems throughout the construction process. With these skills, along with an entrepreneurial spirit, outstanding technical skills and a strong work ethic, Kevin has garnered an excellent reputation throughout the industry. Clients and contractors alike enjoy Kevin’s ability to handle almost any situation he comes across with confidence and charisma. He is an active member in several leading industry organizations, including APTNE, ASCE and RCI.

In his free time, Kevin enjoys playing basketball, golfing and snowboarding. He is an avid sports fan and his favorite teams include the Yankees, the NY Giants and the L.A. Lakers.

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Masters of Science, Civil Engineering

Joe Czaszynski

Sr. Building Envelope Consultant

Joe’s interest in building components and construction began at an early age. He always helped his father with home improvement projects, and he often acted as an apprentice to his neighbor, an architect specializing in home remodeling. Joe learned to draft using AutoCAD and worked for an architecture firm that specialized in custom high-end homes. He later joined an engineering firm where he garnered valuable experience in the building envelope restoration field. Joe addressed building envelope issues on all types of structures, from town-homes to high rise buildings, and worked directly with engineers, architects, property managers, building owners, condominium associations, contractors, and manufacturers. At Sullivan Engineering, he will utilize his experience in order to provide outstanding results and excellent customer service to all existing and future clients. Joe is also a Registered Roof Observer (RRO) and an active member in RCI.

In his free time, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, playing volleyball and golfing. He is also excited about tackling some overdue home improvement projects in the next few months.

County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ
Associates Degree, ART

RCI, INC
Registered Roof Observer, RRO

Mike Lopez, R.A
Sr. Building Envelope Consultant

Mike has extensive building envelope consulting and construction administration experience, specializing in exterior restoration, waterproofing, roofing and leak remediation. He has a determined attitude and a rigorous work ethic; and as a Registered Architect, he understands and offers both technical and aesthetic perspectives. Mike is a Registered Architect in the states of New York and Florida, a member of the American Institute of Architects, and holds a NCARB Certificate (National Council for Architectural Registration Boards).

During the warm weather months, Mike enjoys taking in a round of golf or strolling through Central Park with his wife and infant son. On occasion, he likes to catch a New York Ranger’s game at Madison Square Garden.

Florida International University, Miami, FL
Bachelor of Arts, Architecture

Florida International University, Miami, FL
Masters, Architecture

Marek Patrosz

Sr. Building Envelope Consultant

Marek is a well-rounded design professional, with comprehensive knowledge of and experience with: building envelope restoration, code compliance, construction administration, and long-term building maintenance in the Tri State Metro Area. His building envelope experience began as part of a select group of University at Buffalo students and professors working with a local manufacturer to apply cold bending complex geometries to develop prototypes of a progressive modular self-supported façade system from textured rigid sheets of metal. Marek’s fascination with building envelopes lead him to joining a young and talented team restoring a Lower East Side landmark known as the Jarmulowsky Bank Building, where he was introduced to New York City’s rigorous landmark restoration process.

Marek gradually transitioned into a project management role, where his primary focus was working with a wide range of clients to provide restoration and code compliance services. He is a Registered Architect in the State of Connecticut, holds a NCARB Certificate (National Council for Architectural Registration Boards), and has LEED GA credentials. His profound understanding of inter-weaving architectural and engineering disciplines allows him to provide his clients with the information, options, and solutions to best fit their needs.

When he’s not researching new and innovative ways to work with façade systems, Marek spends his time exploring urban and rural landscapes. You can often find him walking upstate NY trails or NYC sidewalks. He recently spent a week traveling between Berlin, Krakow, and Paris, and his next trips include Peru and New Zealand. During the winter months, Marek spends his time indoors exploring area museums and cultural centers.

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Design

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Masters, Architecture

Adam McManus

Sr. Building Envelope Consultant

Please meet Sullivan Engineering’s Senior Building Envelope Consultant, Adam McManus.  Adam rejoins the Sullivan Engineering team after working two years as a building envelope specialist for Auburn University’s facilities management team. With his vast experience in construction and building envelope consulting, combined with his technical acumen and analytic approach to design and construction, Adam assists with the technical review of all of Sullivan Engineering’s design and construction administration services. Adam also enjoys identifying areas of technical training for our team members. In his spare time, Adam enjoys spending time with his beautiful family.

Columbia University, New York, NY
Bachelor of Arts, Architecture

Bill O'Brien

Sr. Building Envelope Consultant

Bill joins the Sullivan Engineering team with over 33 years of experience in the industry, ranging from high-end architectural design to overseeing various façade restoration projects. Bill initially received a degree in Architecture at the New York Institute of Technology and has been in the field ever since. Never afraid of a challenging project, Bill has immersed himself in the architecture and engineering field by learning all areas of the trade. He has worked in all phases of the job including: building component and structure analysis, design, construction administration, field-testing, and construction monitoring – to list a few. Whether the work is residential or commercial, a parking garage or a high-rise building, Bill has done it all.

In his free time, he enjoys riding his Harley Davidson Electra Glide and spending time with his friends and family, especially on his pontoon boat up in Great Sacandaga Lake in the Adirondacks. He also likes to go venture off into the ocean and go scuba diving when the warm weather comes around!

New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY
Bachelor of Science, Architecture

William Pitonyak

Sr. Building Envelope Consultant

Sullivan Engineering is excited to introduce Senior Building Envelope Consultant, William Pitonyak. William brings a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and an extensive background in building envelope consulting and construction administration. His prior work experience specialized in exterior restoration, historic preservation, waterproofing, roofing, and leak remediation. As a member of the Sullivan Engineering team, William looks forward to further honing his technical skills and industry knowledge.

While originally from the Detroit, MI area, William attended college in Charleston, SC, where he received a degree in Historic Preservation & Community Planning from the College of Charleston in 2007. In his free time, William enjoys exploring all that his Jersey City neighborhood has to offer, weekends in the Catskill Mountains, and planning his and his wife’s next travel adventure.

College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Bachelor of Science, Historic Preservation & Community Planning

Taylor James Pierce, RA

Sr. Building Envelope Consultant

Taylor James Pierce joins Sullivan Engineering with over 20 years of experience in architectural design, investigation and problem solving. As a licensed architect in the State of New York, he has expanded his knowledge and focused his expertise on issues pertaining to restoring building envelopes. Taylor capably guides restoration projects to successful completion by thoroughly understanding client goals, municipal requirements, contractor responsibilities and the connections between these parties.

Taylor spends his evenings and weekends with his wife, son and daughter. He cheers for his kids at soccer games and coaches his son’s team. Taylor loves attending gallery and museum openings, and his lifelong passion for drawing, painting and sculpting has recently expressed itself in photography and inclusion in New York art shows. When he’s not on the soccer field or engaged in the arts, Taylor is busy restoring and renovating his 19th century home overlooking the Hudson River in Yonkers.

University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts, Architecture

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Masters, Architecture

Rebecca Reilly

Associate Building Envelope Consultant

As a female breaching the gender gap of a male dominated industry, Rebeeca brings a lot to the table. She is intelligent, hardworking and determined, while at the same time, calm and patient. This combination enables Rebecca to offer and contribute to our team from a different perspective, making Sullivan Engineering even stronger and better poised for continued growth and success. Always desiring to give back, Rebecca has been very involved with, and active in, volunteer organizations and community outreach programs, such as the Junior League of Montclair-Newark. She participates annually in the Salvadori Student Design Charrette. Rebecca is Vice President of the Delaware Valley Chapter of RCI and an active member of the Association of Preservation Technology Northeast. Rebecca completed her MS in Civil Engineering in 2017.

In her spare time, Rebecca loves visiting museums and exploring new areas of New York City. She also enjoys spending time and sharing meals with friends and family. Rebecca also loves to travel with her fiancé.

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Masters of Science, Civil Engineering (Graduation 2017)

Andrew Houston, R.A.

Associate Building Envelope Consultant

Sullivan Engineering is pleased to introduce Associate Building Envelope Consultant, Andrew Houston. Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, Andrew studied at the University of Georgia before attending Washington University in St. Louis, where he graduated with a Master of Architecture and a Master of Urban Design. He enjoys and appreciates the complexity and diversity of an urban environment, particularly the metro New York area. Andrew’s previous work experience includes traditional architecture, as well as management of façade restoration and roofing projects. He oversaw all project phases including: initial consultation, investigation, design, construction administration, and project closeout.

In his free time, Andrew enjoys a round of golf, playing soccer, watching movies, and checking out current art exhibits in the myriad of museums throughout the city. He also takes advantage of the wonderful parks and other amenities that New York City offers, and regularly attends NYCFC’s home matches.

Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 
Masters of Architecture/Masters of Urban Development

University of Georgia, Athens, GA 
Bachelor of Arts, English/Bachelor of Arts, Religion

James Monahan

Associate Building Envelope Consultant

Jimmy was first introduced to the building envelope industry when he joined the Sullivan Engineering team in the beginning of 2016. Since that time, Jimmy has overseen several building envelope projects including FISP Inspections, Building Envelope Surveys and Leak Investigations throughout the NY/NJ metropolitan area. With a history of structural design, Jimmy now adds project management and building envelope design to his repertoire. Through hard work and commitment, Jimmy was recently promoted to Associate Building Envelope Consultant. With this recent promotion we are confident he will continue to work with Contractor’s and Clients to ensure the successful execution of all façade and roof related projects. In addition, Jimmy is actively pursuing his Professional Engineering license and has plans to obtain additional roof and façade certifications to further engrain his role at Sullivan Engineering.

Jimmy was recently married this past August and is expecting his first child next Spring. Jimmy is very excited to become a father and welcomes the challenges of parenthood. In his free time…at the moment, Jimmy loves going to the movies, enjoys reading, listening to podcasts and spending time with his family at the Jersey shore.

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ
Masters of Science, Civil Engineering ­ Structural Design and Construction (Graduation 2016)

Grace Gallagher

Building Envelope Consultant

Grace joins the Sullivan Engineering Team after gaining experience working on new construction and restoration building envelope projects. Grace brings a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and a determination to learn to all of her projects. She continues to hone her skills as a Building Envelope Consultant, gaining knowledge in construction administration, roofing and waterproofing, and leak remediation.

Grace graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology in 2016 with a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering. In her free time, Grace enjoys longboarding, playing piano, and traveling the world – she has been to Italy, Ireland, Germany, Holland, and Korea, and is planning her next trip to Japan and Korea.

Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, from Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Joe Contreras

Building Envelope Consultant

Joe was first introduced to the building envelope industry in 2010, when he began working for a large NYC-based waterproofing general contractor. This experience on the contracting side of the business has helped Joe contribute to the Sullivan Engineering team by truly understanding the field aspect of building envelope and restoration projects. Joe diligently works to master the construction administration and project management aspects of the business and looks forward to continued professional growth at Sullivan Engineering.

Joe is a true outdoorsman. In his free time; Joe can be found on a hiking trail, a fishing boat or tackling a DIY project. On occasion, he enjoys cooking a gourmet meal.

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Bachelor of Science, Finance & Marketing

Jose Santos

Building Envelope Consultant

Jose joins Sullivan Engineering with nearly five years of experience in the industry, providing project management support for façade restoration and roofing projects in NYC. As a project manager, he oversaw the execution of exterior restoration projects from kick-off to sign-off. He acted as a liaison between building management and contractors to ensure the timely and effective completion of projects. He has also worked in his native country of Peru as a field engineer constructing schools and housing projects. His strong construction background, topnotch education in engineering, and diligent work ethic, make him a key member of our team.

Jose graduated from Manhattan College in 2015 with a master’s degree in Civil Engineering. In his free time, Jose enjoys spending time with his family, playing soccer and traveling. He’s also a huge Real Madrid fan and enjoys watching all their matches.

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Masters of Science, Civil Engineering

Orion Doscher

Building Envelope Consultant

Please meet building envelope consultant, Orion Doscher. Orion graduated from NYU Tandon School of Engineering (formerly Polytechnic University) with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. While at school, Orion was a Teaching Assistant at the Tandon MakerSpace, where she instructed students on how to use several types of 3D printers and CNC type machines, along with leading SOLIDWORKS CAD software workshops. Outside of the classroom, Orion was the captain of the NYU Robotic Design Team, which competed in the NASA Robotic Mining Competition. Orion got to experience: working with a variety of materials including carbon fiber, using additive and traditional manufacturing processes, and managing a multidisciplinary team of engineers. During her time as captain, she affectionally earned the nickname of “team mom.”

In 2017, Orion spent hundreds of volunteer hours engaging children in STEM disciplines. One such endeavor was mentoring a troop of girl scouts as they competed in their FIRST Lego League Challenge. Not only did these elementary school girls place 1st in their regional qualifier, but also now have a keeninterest in robotics!

Orion collects postcards and mugs. She has over a hundred postcards from around the world – from Thailand to Iceland, and from all over the United States. In her free time, Orion stays active by cycling, rock climbing, and dancing to techno music. She grew up in the East Village and has three younger siblings. With her extensive experience with large families, Orion is excited to have joined the one at Sullivan Engineering.

NYU Tandon School of Engineering, New York, NY
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Daniel Sammon

Building Envelope Consultant

Daniel joins the Sullivan Engineering right out of College. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College this past May and is looking forward to beginning his career in the façade restoration industry. During his college years, Dan spent every summer interning. He interned for two summers at a company specializing in mission critical datacenter infrastructure. Here he shadowed engineers, created CAD drawings, installed computer servers and assisted in the construction and maintenance of various data centers. Last summer he performed concrete field tests on roads and highways, along with soil testing of non-structural road components, for various projects throughout New York City and the Hudson Valley.

Dan enjoys the great outdoors. In his spare time, he loves to hike and explore local parks. He also picks up his fiddle from time to time to play in some Irish sessions.

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Kelly Grogan

Building Envelope Consultant

Kelly Grogan is very excited to join the Sullivan Engineering team right out of college. She gained experience interning at AECOM, Turner, STV, and ConEdison before graduating Summa Cum Laude from Manhattan College with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. She received the Brother Azarias Michael Medal for Civil Engineering and the Draddy Medal for General Excellence in Engineering, while also staying involved with various on-campus clubs. Kelly has also studied and pursued her passion for education. As a proponent of exposing young students to STEM concepts in order to spark their interest in pursuing STEM-related educations and careers, she has mentored and tutored younger students throughout her college years.

Outside of work, Kelly loves to travel and try new cuisines. She also enjoys hiking, playing board games, and competing in recreational sports.

Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Naser Hammadi, P.E.

CAD Manager/Building Envelope Consultant

Naser is a highly educated and experienced Professional Engineer/CAD Technician specializing in facade restoration, sidewalk repair, roof replacement, parking garage rehabilitation, window and door replacement, leak investigation, Local Law 11/98 inspection and quantity estimating. He provides layouts, design drawings,details, sketches, maps and presentation diagrams using the latest technologies in computer aided design. Naser is the primary CAD technician utilized to transform the designs developed by Sullivan Engineering into CAD format. Through the use of a highly efficient CAD technician, we are able to reduce the cost of developing design drawings and pass those savings on to our clients through very competitive fees.

Naser loves to spend time with his friends and family. He is continually taking educational and training courses to enhance his skills. Also an avid sports fan, Naser prefers team sports, specifically soccer and basketball. He plays soccer in his spare time and his favorite pro teams are Barcelona and Manchester City. Naser loves watching both college and NBA games and he roots for the Miami Heat and the University of Arizona Wildcats.

Al-Mustansiriya University, College of Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
Highway and Transportation Minor

University of Technology, Baghdad
Masters of Science, Building and Construction Engineering
Specialized in Highways and Transportation Engineering
Professional Engineer License in AZ

Justin Currie

CAD Technician

Please meet Sullivan Engineering’s CAD technician, Justin Currie. Justin graduated from the University of Arizona in 2007, with a graduate degree in Geographic Information Systems. Prior to joining the Sullivan Team, he worked as a Land Planner for an engineering/planning consulting firm specializing in commercial and residential development. As a design consultant, Justin assisted clients through various land entitlement application processes in multiple jurisdictions throughout Arizona. Justin also worked in the public sector as a lead GIS analyst for the town of Marana, located just a couple miles north of Tucson. As a CAD lead, Justin helped maintain maps and reports for Marana’s GIS web pages.

When Justin is away from the office, he enjoys mountain biking, playing soccer, cheering on his alma mater’s football team, and visiting new breweries in Tucson’s growing craft beer scene. He’s also the proud father of two beautiful children, and loves traveling with the family.

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Graduate Certificate

University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Bachelor of Science, Regional Development

Omar Rojas

CAD Technician

Please meet Sullivan Engineering’s CAD technician, Omar Rojas. Omar joins the CAD team with over 15 years of drafting experience. After graduating with an associate degree in CAD design from ITT Tech, Omar worked with the county assessor’s office as a civil work technician developing county and parcel/property maps. Omar went on to work with a local mechanical engineering firm doing complex and highly detailed plumbing, fire protection and HVAC design for commercial properties, resorts/hotels, schools, medical facilities and large-scale homes. Omar further developed his design proficiency working for a multiple discipline mechanical engineering firm in the mining industry. There, he was responsible for developing 3D modeling for plant plumbing systems, including: large scale tanks, piping, pumps, valves and every other piece of equipment utilized in the processing of material.

Born and raised in a close-knit family in the border town of Nogales Arizona, Omar currently calls Tucson his home. Omar married his wife Cindy in 2010, and since then, they have been busy raising 3 children. Their son plays baseball, their daughters play softball; and coincidentally, they are all catchers in their prospective leagues. Their oldest daughter is also an accomplished violinist. Always focusing on their talented and competitive kids, Omar and Cindy are often running between invitational softball tournaments and orchestral concerts. When he does have some free time, Omar indulges in his passion for building and customizing cars.

ITT Tech, Tucson, AZ
Associate Degree, CAD Design

Olivia Zeidner

Office Manager

Olivia has garnered excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills from her extensive administrative experience. As a top-notch, hands-on Office Manager, she draws from these strengths to ensure that our business processes are productive and that our team is always running at the highest level of efficiency. Additionally, we all benefit from her strong computer proficiency.

As our marketing coordinator, Olivia implements various marketing and promotional strategies. Olivia enjoys cooking; however, when she is not creating a gourmet feast at home, she loves to frequent her favorite area restaurants and food fairs. Olivia also enjoys traveling and yoga.

East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

Donna Rama

Administrator

Donna’s past teaching experience, combined with her English degree, leads to outstanding proofreading editing and grammar skills. These skills are instrumental in maximizing the effectiveness and clarity of our written communications and office correspondence. Her attention to detail ensures that all office procedures are performed in a methodical, well-­organized manner to ensure efficiency and productivity. Donna has also honed her interpersonal skills through her extensive past experience in real estate sales, office administration and management. Her ability to communicate effectively, along with her consistency in building relationships of trust and respect, make her an excellent administrator, trainer and facilitator of productive interactions.

Donna loves sports and music, and, is a bit of a “foodie”. She’s a N.Y. Giants, Knicks, and long suffering Mets fan. When she’s not watching a game on TV, she plays volleyball and softball in local recreational leagues. Now that they are empty nesters, Donna and her husband also love to travel and attend music festivals, concerts and food fairs.

Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Bachelor of Arts, English
Education Minor

Ashlan McHugh

Assistant Project Manager

Over the last 10 years, Ashlan has worked in various administrative positions in several different fields, ranging from law to the music industry. Being exposed to these vastly different office cultures allows her to easily adapt to new environments and taught her to effectively navigate all personality types.

In her spare time, Ashlan enjoys an active lifestyle, including hiking, kickboxing and loves trying new things. She also likes reading, the arts and taking classes. She recently started welding classes and is looking forward to using those techniques in a creative capacity.

St. Bonaventure University, St Bonaventure, NY
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Tom Khoudary

Business Development Associate

Prior to joining the Sullivan Engineering Team, Tom lived along the Jersey shore where he managed a team of sales associates at his family’s insurance agency. During his three years tenure there, Tom cultivated interpersonal sale skills, augmented meaningful customer relationships and participated in several local charitable organizations including: The Rotary Club, Relay for Life and Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Tom also lived in South Boston, where he worked for State Street Corporation as a fund accountant and portfolio reconciliation associate. During his time in Boston, Tom enjoyed sailing on the Charles River, eating lobster rolls in Boston’s Seaport and participating in several Dana Farber’s cancer research events.

Tom graduated from Providence College in 2011, and still remains an avid Friar Fanatic for his beloved college basketball team. In his spare time, Tom enjoys going to sporting events, sailing and traveling with friends and family. Some of his most memorable travels include: studying abroad in Prague, golfing at the hallowed grounds of St. Andrews, annual destination baseball games, and family day trips to Cape May, NJ.

Providence College, Providence, RI
Bachelor of Science, Marketing

Sarah Barber

Assistant Project Manager

Sarah joins Sullivan Engineering with nearly six years of experience providing administrative support for exterior restoration and roofing projects in NYC. Her work as an assistant project manager exposed her to all aspects of envelope assessment and construction management. Prior to working in the building restoration field, Sarah managed federal grants for an international energy firm, and interned at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Originally hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sarah graduated summa cum laude from The Ohio State University in 2009, and relocated to NYC shortly thereafter.  In her spare time, she adjudicates dance competitions throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. When they’re not taking road trips with their two cats, Sarah and her husband enjoy vacationing in Europe in search of castles, great food, and the best whiskeys. Sarah is a registered TNR caretaker, and volunteers with multiple animal welfare organizations.

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Bachelor of Fine Arts

Jessica Gulino

Office Administrator

Please meet Sullivan Engineering’s Administrative Assistant, Jessica Gulino. Jessica graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from William Paterson University, where she majored in English Writing and minored in Business Administration. Before joining the Sullivan Engineering team, she managed and worked at a bakery throughout high school and college. Her dedication to her work responsibilities, demonstrated by reporting to work at 4:00 a.m. as a high school and college student, is one of the reasons that Brian recruited her from his favorite bakery. By juggling work and studies, Jessica developed sagacious time management skills and a diligent work ethic before ever entering the corporate world. Her dynamic industriousness and personality, combined with her excellent writing and proofreading skills, makes her a fantastic addition to our administrative team.

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys snowboarding, running, and other outdoor activities. When she’s not outside, you’ll find her patronizing new restaurants and breweries with her friends and family. Jessica is also a self-proclaimed “cat lady,” who has rescued 5 furry friends over the past few years.

William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ 
Bachelor of Arts, English Writing

Josh Knopf

Controller

Josh joins Sullivan Engineering with over 12 years of experience in the accounting profession. After graduating from the University of Maryland in 2006, he spent 5 years in public accounting and the last 7 working as a Controller. Josh has extensive knowledge in managing the financial health and growth of a company, as well as an innate understanding of what it takes to create a strong and successful firm.

In his free time, Josh enjoys spending time with family and friends. He also loves to patronize the myriad of restaurants, explore the many destinations, and participate in the host of activities that New York City has to offer. During the warmer months, Josh tries to get in as much golf as possible.

University of Maryland, College Park
Bachelor of Science, Accounting