Rich KaczkowskiSenior Principal Structural Engineer, Manager of Structural Engineering & Mechanics
Mr. Kaczkowski has over 26 years of professional experience encompassing construction problem investigation, building envelope leakage assessment, field and laboratory testing, repair design, structural analysis, code compliance evaluation, project management, construction product development and intellectual property consulting.
Prior to joining CTLGroup, Mr. Kaczkowski served as Vice President at a national engineering consulting firm, where he oversaw the construction technology division. He specialized in the evaluation and repair of building exterior envelope systems, structural failure investigations and steel/timber/concrete design.
Mr. Kaczkowski also spent nearly 10 years in research and development for a leading building materials manufacturer. He directed a laboratory group responsible for new building product development, code compliance evaluations and certification testing to applicable structural, fire, acoustical and environmental performance requirements.
Previously, Mr. Kaczkowski gained experience in the structural analysis and design of power plants and industrial facilities during his 9 years as an engineer for an Illinois firm.