Code Red Consultants

Maddie is a fire protection and life safety consultant who comes to Code Red with field experience in the construction industry. Her background in Civil Engineering and construction provides a unique perspective on the design process and how these plans come to life on site. This allows her to understand the decisions made by parties involved in the construction process and potential solutions when obstacles arise. Maddie focuses her consulting efforts mostly in the residential, academic, office, and assembly markets, including accessibility code analysis. As a young consultant, Maddie is very excited to be provided with numerous learning opportunities as well as colleges she can look up to as she progresses in her career. Maddie is currently working towards completing her Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

Growing up, I was a bit of a “band geek”. From the time I was in fourth grade up until graduating college, I played several instruments including the bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, and piano. In high school, I participated in competitive marching band where I was able to march down Main Street U.S.A. in Disney World, perform at MetLife Stadium, and earn two state championship titles.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Minor in Fire Protection Engineering

Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Maddie is a fire protection and life safety consultant who comes to Code Red with field experience in the construction industry. Her background in Civil Engineering and construction provides a unique perspective on the design process and how these plans come to life on site. This allows her to understand the decisions made by parties involved in the construction process and potential solutions when obstacles arise. Maddie focuses her consulting efforts mostly in the residential, academic, office, and assembly markets, including accessibility code analysis. As a young consultant, Maddie is very excited to be provided with numerous learning opportunities as well as colleges she can look up to as she progresses in her career. Maddie is currently working towards completing her Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

Growing up, I was a bit of a “band geek”. From the time I was in fourth grade up until graduating college, I played several instruments including the bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, and piano. In high school, I participated in competitive marching band where I was able to march down Main Street U.S.A. in Disney World, perform at MetLife Stadium, and earn two state championship titles.

Nicolas is a highly motivated fire protection and life safety consultant who is passionate about complex problem solving and decision making. His background in aerospace engineering provides a unique perspective on engineering fundamentals that apply to fire systems and science. Nicolas primarily works within the fields of healthcare, transportation, and smoke control modeling. He enjoys critical thinking and collaborating with colleagues to provide solutions for our clients in a timely and cost saving manner. As a new consultant, Nicolas strives to continue bettering himself every day, including continuing his education in pursuit of his Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering and studying for his Fundamentals of Engineering exam.

What is something that colleagues might not know about you?

Some clients and colleagues may not know that I am German American. I lived in Germany for 6 years growing up and am fluent in the language.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering

Nicolas is a highly motivated fire protection and life safety consultant who is passionate about complex problem solving and decision making. His background in aerospace engineering provides a unique perspective on engineering fundamentals that apply to fire systems and science. Nicolas primarily works within the fields of healthcare, transportation, and smoke control modeling. He enjoys critical thinking and collaborating with colleagues to provide solutions for our clients in a timely and cost saving manner. As a new consultant, Nicolas strives to continue bettering himself every day, including continuing his education in pursuit of his Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering and studying for his Fundamentals of Engineering exam.

What is something that colleagues might not know about you?

Some clients and colleagues may not know that I am German American. I lived in Germany for 6 years growing up and am fluent in the language.

Matt is a Fire Protection and Life Safety Consultant who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. He works primarily in the residential, academic, office, and assembly markets, working on numerous aspects of the building and development process. He is focused on bringing his understanding of the relevant codes and standards to projects and enjoys finding solutions to routine and unique challenges, providing the best possible solution for his client’s needs. Matt takes every opportunity to grow and learn, both in the office and out in the field, including continuing his education as he works towards completing his Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy the opportunities to always be challenged and learn new skills while I am in the office. The support and resources at Code Red help me develop myself, so I can continue to improve every day.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Matt is a Fire Protection and Life Safety Consultant who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. He works primarily in the residential, academic, office, and assembly markets, working on numerous aspects of the building and development process. He is focused on bringing his understanding of the relevant codes and standards to projects and enjoys finding solutions to routine and unique challenges, providing the best possible solution for his client’s needs. Matt takes every opportunity to grow and learn, both in the office and out in the field, including continuing his education as he works towards completing his Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy the opportunities to always be challenged and learn new skills while I am in the office. The support and resources at Code Red help me develop myself, so I can continue to improve every day.

Josh is a fire protection and life safety consultant who thrives in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. With experience in automatic sprinkler system installation, existing fire protection system evaluation, and a variety of general code consulting, he finds value in identifying client needs and providing solutions that exceed expectations. Josh’s educational background in Civil Engineering allows him to readily understand the construction process and contribute to the various consulting services provided thereof. He is drawn to the consulting industry by his passions for problem-solving and helping clients meet and exceed their goals. Josh aims to immerse himself in a wider variety of consulting disciplines, smoke control special inspections, and fire protection and alarm system designs/reviews. As a young consultant, he is eager to take advantage of all learning opportunities presented to further develop himself personally and professionally.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Leading a client from their current standpoint to their goal in an efficient manner is always rewarding to be a part of. Providing life safety consulting is a direct way to serve our community and contribute to a safer built environment, which is why I find value and take pride in the work I do.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Affiliations

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)

Josh is a fire protection and life safety consultant who thrives in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. With experience in automatic sprinkler system installation, existing fire protection system evaluation, and a variety of general code consulting, he finds value in identifying client needs and providing solutions that exceed expectations. Josh’s educational background in Civil Engineering allows him to readily understand the construction process and contribute to the various consulting services provided thereof. He is drawn to the consulting industry by his passions for problem-solving and helping clients meet and exceed their goals. Josh aims to immerse himself in a wider variety of consulting disciplines, smoke control special inspections, and fire protection and alarm system designs/reviews. As a young consultant, he is eager to take advantage of all learning opportunities presented to further develop himself personally and professionally.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Leading a client from their current standpoint to their goal in an efficient manner is always rewarding to be a part of. Providing life safety consulting is a direct way to serve our community and contribute to a safer built environment, which is why I find value and take pride in the work I do.

Jake is a motivated life safety consultant who seeks to gain as much knowledge of the fire protection industry as possible. As a result, he offers support in many services offered by Code Red Consultants including construction fire safety, firestopping special inspections, healthcare surveys, and building and life safety code consulting. Jake concurrently took classes for his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering and his Master’s in Fire Protection Engineering while being a member of the wrestling team and acting as an officer in his fraternity. He is no stranger to hard work! Completing two summer internships with Code Red and another with a residential construction firm, Jake joined fulltime with an understanding of how to be successful. Jake enjoys working with others to solve unique problems in the field and in the office and is excited for the growth he will achieve while working at Code Red Consultants.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy the constant variety of work and challenges faced each day. I love expanding my knowledge base through all facets of fire protection engineering and look forward to connecting with individuals within FPE and the many related fields.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Master of Science, Fire Protection Engineering
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Environmental Engineering

Jake is a motivated life safety consultant who seeks to gain as much knowledge of the fire protection industry as possible. As a result, he offers support in many services offered by Code Red Consultants including construction fire safety, firestopping special inspections, healthcare surveys, and building and life safety code consulting. Jake concurrently took classes for his Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering and his Master’s in Fire Protection Engineering while being a member of the wrestling team and acting as an officer in his fraternity. He is no stranger to hard work! Completing two summer internships with Code Red and another with a residential construction firm, Jake joined fulltime with an understanding of how to be successful. Jake enjoys working with others to solve unique problems in the field and in the office and is excited for the growth he will achieve while working at Code Red Consultants.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy the constant variety of work and challenges faced each day. I love expanding my knowledge base through all facets of fire protection engineering and look forward to connecting with individuals within FPE and the many related fields.

Andrew joins Code Red with over 30 years of experience in the fire service, including the last 3.5 years as head of the Fire Prevention Division of the Providence, RI Fire Department.  Working in that role he oversaw fire investigations, public education, inspection, code enforcement, and plan review across a wide variety of building types and occupancies including educational, industrial, nightclubs and other assemblies, business, mercantile, high-rise, and large-scale storage of gasoline, LP and LNG.  He brings to Code Red the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) perspective of construction fire safety, having witnessed many fire safety failures in his career.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

I enjoy gardening.  I grow blueberries, black raspberries, tomatoes, peas, green beans, zucchini, winter squash, peppers, lettuce, rhubarb, various herbs, and sunflowers.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, United States Coast Guard Academy

Affiliations

  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI)

Andrew joins Code Red with over 30 years of experience in the fire service, including the last 3.5 years as head of the Fire Prevention Division of the Providence, RI Fire Department.  Working in that role he oversaw fire investigations, public education, inspection, code enforcement, and plan review across a wide variety of building types and occupancies including educational, industrial, nightclubs and other assemblies, business, mercantile, high-rise, and large-scale storage of gasoline, LP and LNG.  He brings to Code Red the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) perspective of construction fire safety, having witnessed many fire safety failures in his career.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

I enjoy gardening.  I grow blueberries, black raspberries, tomatoes, peas, green beans, zucchini, winter squash, peppers, lettuce, rhubarb, various herbs, and sunflowers.

Joe is a very driven fire protection consultant who is responsible for developing code compliance strategies, performing fire, life safety, and accessibility evaluations, and delivering high-quality design solutions for both new and existing structures that address the needs of all stakeholders involved in a project. With an academic background in both chemical engineering and fire protection, Joe looks to apply his professional experience and technical knowledge relating to hazardous materials, chemical analyses, and industrial fire protection to engineer solutions for complex fire protection and chemical usage challenges.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

One of my favorite hobbies is photography, I especially enjoy night sky and deep-space photography through a telescope.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Master of Science, Fire Protection Engineering
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering

Affiliations

  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)

Joe is a very driven fire protection consultant who is responsible for developing code compliance strategies, performing fire, life safety, and accessibility evaluations, and delivering high-quality design solutions for both new and existing structures that address the needs of all stakeholders involved in a project. With an academic background in both chemical engineering and fire protection, Joe looks to apply his professional experience and technical knowledge relating to hazardous materials, chemical analyses, and industrial fire protection to engineer solutions for complex fire protection and chemical usage challenges.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

One of my favorite hobbies is photography, I especially enjoy night sky and deep-space photography through a telescope.

Sullivan is a fire protection and life safety consultant eager to grow in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Working primarily with field services, he enjoys that every project provides a unique challenge and opportunity to develop professional relationships. Sullivan’s background in Mechanical Engineering and previous experience in shipyard construction provides a unique perspective on how clients and contractors interact during the construction process and allows him to better understand the nuances of communication in the field. As a young consultant, Sullivan is excited to be provided with numerous learning opportunities from his colleagues and continue to grow himself personally and professionally.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

The sense of community in the office environment, and the continued support of my colleagues regarding professional and personal growth.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mechanical Engineering

Sullivan is a fire protection and life safety consultant eager to grow in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Working primarily with field services, he enjoys that every project provides a unique challenge and opportunity to develop professional relationships. Sullivan’s background in Mechanical Engineering and previous experience in shipyard construction provides a unique perspective on how clients and contractors interact during the construction process and allows him to better understand the nuances of communication in the field. As a young consultant, Sullivan is excited to be provided with numerous learning opportunities from his colleagues and continue to grow himself personally and professionally.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

The sense of community in the office environment, and the continued support of my colleagues regarding professional and personal growth.

Sara is a fire protection and life safety consultant who thrives in the quick, team-based environment at Code Red Consultants. Her background in Civil Engineering provides a unique perspective on the design process and construction management, which allows her to communicate well with parties involved in the construction process. Sara focuses her consulting efforts on general code analysis but enjoys a variety of work. The many different challenges presented in consulting is what drew her to the field. As a young consultant, Sara is excited to have the opportunity to work in the many disciplines Code Red has to offer and learn from her colleagues.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

In my free time, I enjoy hiking and being outdoors. I have been to 19 US National Parks, and I hope to make it to the rest of them.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Master of Science, Fire Protection Engineering
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Sara is a fire protection and life safety consultant who thrives in the quick, team-based environment at Code Red Consultants. Her background in Civil Engineering provides a unique perspective on the design process and construction management, which allows her to communicate well with parties involved in the construction process. Sara focuses her consulting efforts on general code analysis but enjoys a variety of work. The many different challenges presented in consulting is what drew her to the field. As a young consultant, Sara is excited to have the opportunity to work in the many disciplines Code Red has to offer and learn from her colleagues.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

In my free time, I enjoy hiking and being outdoors. I have been to 19 US National Parks, and I hope to make it to the rest of them.

Anna is a fire protection and life safety consultant who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Working with a variety of clients, project types, and consultants, she enjoys that every day provides a new challenge to solve, and no two projects are the same. Anna mostly focuses her consulting efforts on residential projects including accessibility code analysis. Her background in Architectural Engineering provides a unique perspective on how clients come to decisions during the design process which allows her to communicate seamlessly with architects. As a young consultant, Anna is excited to be provided with numerous learning opportunities from her colleagues and continue to grow in her role.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

In my free time, I enjoy singing and playing music. I grew up playing the piano and organ and being very involved in school and community choirs. At WPI, I was the student conductor of the festival choir and had the opportunity to conduct on our tour to Berlin and Prague, conducting in a beautiful church in Old Town Square with a huge crowd of people that were just walking by and wanted to listen.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering

Affiliations

  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)
  • Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI)
  • Tau Beta Pi

Anna is a fire protection and life safety consultant who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Working with a variety of clients, project types, and consultants, she enjoys that every day provides a new challenge to solve, and no two projects are the same. Anna mostly focuses her consulting efforts on residential projects including accessibility code analysis. Her background in Architectural Engineering provides a unique perspective on how clients come to decisions during the design process which allows her to communicate seamlessly with architects. As a young consultant, Anna is excited to be provided with numerous learning opportunities from her colleagues and continue to grow in her role.

What is something that colleagues and clients might not know about you?

In my free time, I enjoy singing and playing music. I grew up playing the piano and organ and being very involved in school and community choirs. At WPI, I was the student conductor of the festival choir and had the opportunity to conduct on our tour to Berlin and Prague, conducting in a beautiful church in Old Town Square with a huge crowd of people that were just walking by and wanted to listen.