Jeff GarrettPresident & CEO
Dr. Garrett joined the firm in 2001 as a Senior Principal Structural Engineer and was promoted to Group Manager of the Structural Engineering and Mechanics Group in early 2002. After serving in that capacity for five years, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in April 2007.
Dr. Garrett specializes in the failure analysis of structures and structural components, including building structures, building structural components, communication towers, temporary scaffolding structures and moveable and stationary crane structures. His expertise extends to structural damage and condition assessments, remedial structural design, wind-induced vibration issues, structural dynamic problems, and foundation and retaining structural analysis and design issues. Dr. Garrett consults and provides legal and litigation support on cases involving structural failures, structural performance and behavior issues, and design professional standard of care issues, as well as building code and standards issues as related to structural design and construction.
Prior to joining CTLGroup, Dr. Garrett held structural design, investigation and management positions at several firms, including: Jack D. Gillum & Associates, St. Louis; Henningson Durham & Richardson, Omaha; Hansen Lind Meyer, Chicago; and Exponent Failure Analysis Associates, Chicago.