Meet Our Staff


Rick De La Guardia, E.I.
President / Owner

Over twenty years of work experience in the forensic investigation, design, analysis, consulting, and inspections of residential, commercial, and retail building envelope components.

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Publications:

Engineer to Entrepreneur: Success Strategies to Manage Your Career and Start Your Own Firm

ASCE Press |  July 2016

TCEP 036: Engineer to Entrepreneur: Success Strategies to Manage Your Career and Start Your Own Firm

Civil Engineering Podcast | July 2016

Hurricane Mitigation Design of Glazing Systems: Requirements for Wind and Wind borne Debris Protection

AEI Conference | April 2013

Hazard Mitigation of the Building Envelope: Are Our Building Envelopes Ready for a Powerful Storm?

Advances in Hurricane Engineering Conference | October 2012

Allowable Strength of Glass: How to Design Safely with Glass for Today’s Threats

US Glass Magazine | July 2010

Growing Awareness: Changes in ASCE 7-10 to Affect Hurricane-Prone Regions

Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal | December 2011


Wimal Suaris

Wimal Suaris, PhD, P.E.
Vice President of Engineering

Over 24 years of work experience as a Structural Engineer Consultant for numerous commercial and residential projects, failure analysis and expert witness testimony. College Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering at The University of Miami.

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