Code Red Consultants

Kevin thoroughly approaches each upcoming challenge with confidence and an eagerness to expand his skill set. He first joined the Code Red team as an intern, which enhanced his technical skills and fostered a mindset of continuous learning. This is essential in a field that requires staying up to date on evolving codes, standards, and technologies to ensure the highest level of compliance and safety for both individuals and properties. Kevin’s problem-solving ability and background in electrical engineering and fire alarm product design position him to make a dynamic impact at Code Red and the clients we serve. Kevin uses his eagerness to learn and contribute to drive innovative solutions and advancements in fire protection engineering. Kevin’s professional focus encompasses smoke control special inspections, fire alarm system design, and fire protection system design.

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

I ride a skateboard with one wheel. I go for rides at least twice a week (even in the winter).

Education

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell, Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering

Affiliations

  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Kevin thoroughly approaches each upcoming challenge with confidence and an eagerness to expand his skill set. He first joined the Code Red team as an intern, which enhanced his technical skills and fostered a mindset of continuous learning. This is essential in a field that requires staying up to date on evolving codes, standards, and technologies to ensure the highest level of compliance and safety for both individuals and properties. Kevin’s problem-solving ability and background in electrical engineering and fire alarm product design position him to make a dynamic impact at Code Red and the clients we serve. Kevin uses his eagerness to learn and contribute to drive innovative solutions and advancements in fire protection engineering. Kevin’s professional focus encompasses smoke control special inspections, fire alarm system design, and fire protection system design.

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

I ride a skateboard with one wheel. I go for rides at least twice a week (even in the winter).

Nick is a dedicated life safety consultant with a strong focus on helping clients achieve their project objectives. Nick leverages his background in construction management to identify problems and curate solutions though his own experiences and challenges within the industry. Nick takes advantage of all the life safety & consulting services Code Red Consultants offers, which includes construction life safety, smoke control special inspections, & NFPA 241 services. He looks forward to continuing his growth at Code Red and being a valuable resource to clients & colleagues.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Helping clients achieve their project goals through problem solving and critical thinking,

Nick is a dedicated life safety consultant with a strong focus on helping clients achieve their project objectives. Nick leverages his background in construction management to identify problems and curate solutions though his own experiences and challenges within the industry. Nick takes advantage of all the life safety & consulting services Code Red Consultants offers, which includes construction life safety, smoke control special inspections, & NFPA 241 services. He looks forward to continuing his growth at Code Red and being a valuable resource to clients & colleagues.

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

Helping clients achieve their project goals through problem solving and critical thinking,

Matt is a fire protection and life safety consultant who excels in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. He brings a unique perspective to Code Red Consultants with nearly 5 years of experience working in the construction industry as a site superintendent. Matts worked on a wide array of projects, ranging from condominium fit-outs to commercial lab buildings. His experience on such projects allows him to readily understand the construction process and provide insight on the many consulting & field services Code Red provides. He takes pride in his work and is passionate about exceeding client expectations. As a new consultant, Matt is eager to continue growing everyday through new challenges and experiences, both personally and professionally.

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

I love being outdoors any chance I get. Whether that’s hiking, camping, fishing, or just being a beach bum, I’m going jump at any of those opportunities!

Education

  • University of Connecticut, Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate and Urban Economics

Matt is a fire protection and life safety consultant who excels in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment. He brings a unique perspective to Code Red Consultants with nearly 5 years of experience working in the construction industry as a site superintendent. Matts worked on a wide array of projects, ranging from condominium fit-outs to commercial lab buildings. His experience on such projects allows him to readily understand the construction process and provide insight on the many consulting & field services Code Red provides. He takes pride in his work and is passionate about exceeding client expectations. As a new consultant, Matt is eager to continue growing everyday through new challenges and experiences, both personally and professionally.

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

I love being outdoors any chance I get. Whether that’s hiking, camping, fishing, or just being a beach bum, I’m going jump at any of those opportunities!

Before joining Code Red Consultants, Brian worked at UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center for eight years. He spent his first four years in the Fire Safety Department, where he conducted inspection and testing on various fire safety equipment, such as fire extinguishers, pre-action & dry sprinkler systems, fire pumps, fire alarm devices, elevator recalls, fire doors, and was involved in commissioning of new/renovated areas of buildings.

Subsequently, Brian then transitioned to the Occupational Safety and Environment of Care department at UMass, where he led the fire safety program at the UMass University Campus.  His responsibilities included ensuring regulatory compliance for Joint Commission, conducting over forty fire drill annually, coordinating Operating Room/Perioperative fire drills, and implementing a staff training program on fire extinguisher usage.

In addition to his work at UMass, Brian served as a member of the fire service for the towns of Auburn and Charlton for a total of eight years.

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

When I was 17, I played hockey for a Team USA Selects 18-and-under team and traveled to Hungary to compete against teams from around the world.

Education

  • Quinsigamond Community College Associates of Science Fire Science
  • Anna Maria College Bachelor of Science in Fire Science (Anticipated completion 2025)

Registrations

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Before joining Code Red Consultants, Brian worked at UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center for eight years. He spent his first four years in the Fire Safety Department, where he conducted inspection and testing on various fire safety equipment, such as fire extinguishers, pre-action & dry sprinkler systems, fire pumps, fire alarm devices, elevator recalls, fire doors, and was involved in commissioning of new/renovated areas of buildings.

Subsequently, Brian then transitioned to the Occupational Safety and Environment of Care department at UMass, where he led the fire safety program at the UMass University Campus.  His responsibilities included ensuring regulatory compliance for Joint Commission, conducting over forty fire drill annually, coordinating Operating Room/Perioperative fire drills, and implementing a staff training program on fire extinguisher usage.

In addition to his work at UMass, Brian served as a member of the fire service for the towns of Auburn and Charlton for a total of eight years.

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

When I was 17, I played hockey for a Team USA Selects 18-and-under team and traveled to Hungary to compete against teams from around the world.

Nathan is a dedicated life safety consultant with a strong focus on achieving project objectives, helping clients meet their goals. He leverages his background in chemical and fire protection engineering to analyze problems and develop solutions related to code compliance as it relates to handling chemicals and hazardous materials, with specific focus on the laboratory permitting process. Nathan enjoys the variety of projects and clients, and is eager to get involved in new fields and project types.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy the versatility that I have working in the field of fire protection, and how my skills can be applied to other diverse projects and fields.

Education

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

Nathan is a dedicated life safety consultant with a strong focus on achieving project objectives, helping clients meet their goals. He leverages his background in chemical and fire protection engineering to analyze problems and develop solutions related to code compliance as it relates to handling chemicals and hazardous materials, with specific focus on the laboratory permitting process. Nathan enjoys the variety of projects and clients, and is eager to get involved in new fields and project types.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy the versatility that I have working in the field of fire protection, and how my skills can be applied to other diverse projects and fields.

Sean Herman is a Life Safety Consultant with Code Red Consultants and has seven years of experience in the Fire Protection and Life Safety Consulting industry. His project work and management experience has spanned across the country from California to Massachusetts, working on a variety of project types and market sectors; most notably, primary education, higher education, high-rise office and residential buildings, and mixed-use buildings.

Sean is a strong team player and collaborator who is proactive with communication and project coordination. He enjoys taking on complex issues experienced during the design and construction process to develop safe and cost-effective solutions while maintaining the clients/ design team’s vision. Sean’s expertise includes building and fire code consulting, fire protection systems design and consulting, negotiation with the Authorities Having Jurisdiction, and utilizing CAD/BIM programs to develop and deliver a successful and efficient project.

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

I am always up for an adventure. Whether it’s off-roading or backpacking to a remote campsite, surfing at a local beach, skiing around the world, fishing at a secret spot, seeing live music, or hosting a cookout with friends and family, I love to create memories and push myself to experience new places and things. 

Education

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Registrations

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

Sean Herman is a Life Safety Consultant with Code Red Consultants and has seven years of experience in the Fire Protection and Life Safety Consulting industry. His project work and management experience has spanned across the country from California to Massachusetts, working on a variety of project types and market sectors; most notably, primary education, higher education, high-rise office and residential buildings, and mixed-use buildings.

Sean is a strong team player and collaborator who is proactive with communication and project coordination. He enjoys taking on complex issues experienced during the design and construction process to develop safe and cost-effective solutions while maintaining the clients/ design team’s vision. Sean’s expertise includes building and fire code consulting, fire protection systems design and consulting, negotiation with the Authorities Having Jurisdiction, and utilizing CAD/BIM programs to develop and deliver a successful and efficient project.

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

I am always up for an adventure. Whether it’s off-roading or backpacking to a remote campsite, surfing at a local beach, skiing around the world, fishing at a secret spot, seeing live music, or hosting a cookout with friends and family, I love to create memories and push myself to experience new places and things. 

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.

Josh is a fire protection and life safety consultant that enjoys the complexity, and constantly evolving nature of fire protection engineering. He takes pride in his work and is dedicated to providing attentive and responsive client service. Josh’s experience includes code consulting for transportation facilities, smoke control system design, serving as smoke control special inspector, and construction fire safety.

In addition to his consulting experience, Josh has previously worked in an Authority Having Jurisdiction role and is currently a career firefighter for a large urban fire department.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy being part of a collaborative team that strives to make the built environment safer.

Education

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

Affiliations

  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) – New England Chapter
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Josh is a fire protection and life safety consultant that enjoys the complexity, and constantly evolving nature of fire protection engineering. He takes pride in his work and is dedicated to providing attentive and responsive client service. Josh’s experience includes code consulting for transportation facilities, smoke control system design, serving as smoke control special inspector, and construction fire safety.

In addition to his consulting experience, Josh has previously worked in an Authority Having Jurisdiction role and is currently a career firefighter for a large urban fire department.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy being part of a collaborative team that strives to make the built environment safer.