Code Red Consultants

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, 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.

Ben is a fire protection and life safety consultant who thrives in a collaborative environment. He enjoys applying his problem-solving skills to reach creative solutions that meet the needs the client. Ben is involved with numerous services such as building and life safety code consulting, smoke control special inspections, and inspection of fire stop and fire-resistant joint systems. Fascinated by the fire protection and life safety industry, he is excited to grow his knowledge and experience in the services offered at Code Red Consultants by delivering the highest quality service to all stakeholders.

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

I love being active. I was a gymnast my whole life, collegiate baseball player and now working on my golf game.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Affiliations

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

Ben is a fire protection and life safety consultant who thrives in a collaborative environment. He enjoys applying his problem-solving skills to reach creative solutions that meet the needs the client. Ben is involved with numerous services such as building and life safety code consulting, smoke control special inspections, and inspection of fire stop and fire-resistant joint systems. Fascinated by the fire protection and life safety industry, he is excited to grow his knowledge and experience in the services offered at Code Red Consultants by delivering the highest quality service to all stakeholders.

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

I love being active. I was a gymnast my whole life, collegiate baseball player and now working on my golf game.

David strives to provide unique design solutions to fire and life safety challenges. With a background in fire protection and fire alarm contracting, David understands the design process, therefore he can provide clients with solutions that are both code-compliant and cost effective. He also uses his firefighting experience to develop NFPA 241 response plans for construction projects for use by local fire departments. David is eager to combine his past experiences with the opportunities that lie ahead at Code Red to aide in his overall development into a well-rounded, knowledgeable fire protection and life safety professional.

What do you love most about your job?

I take enjoyment knowing the design and overall knowledge we provide to our clients will have a direct impact on protecting the well-being of the public, first responders, and property.

Education

University of New Haven, Bachelor of Science, Fire Protection Engineering

Affiliations

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

David strives to provide unique design solutions to fire and life safety challenges. With a background in fire protection and fire alarm contracting, David understands the design process, therefore he can provide clients with solutions that are both code-compliant and cost effective. He also uses his firefighting experience to develop NFPA 241 response plans for construction projects for use by local fire departments. David is eager to combine his past experiences with the opportunities that lie ahead at Code Red to aide in his overall development into a well-rounded, knowledgeable fire protection and life safety professional.

What do you love most about your job?

I take enjoyment knowing the design and overall knowledge we provide to our clients will have a direct impact on protecting the well-being of the public, first responders, and property.

Nick is a fire protection and life safety consultant who enjoys the collaborative nature of the fire protection engineering industry. As a young consultant, he takes advantage of all project opportunities to challenge himself to learn and to grow his subject matter expertise. Nick takes pride in his ability to adapt to and overcome new challenges that are presented to him while familiarizing himself with the fire protection engineering industry. He is involved with several services that Code Red Consultants offers such as construction fire safety, building and life safety code consulting, smoke control special inspections, NFPA 3/4 commissioning, and inspection of firestop and fire resistance joint systems.

What is something colleagues/clients might not know about you?

Nick played on the WPI Football team (2016-2019). He was part of the 2019 team, which had the best record in school history of 10-1.

Education

  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Master of Science, Fire Projection Engineering (anticipated graduation: December 2021)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Nick is a fire protection and life safety consultant who enjoys the collaborative nature of the fire protection engineering industry. As a young consultant, he takes advantage of all project opportunities to challenge himself to learn and to grow his subject matter expertise. Nick takes pride in his ability to adapt to and overcome new challenges that are presented to him while familiarizing himself with the fire protection engineering industry. He is involved with several services that Code Red Consultants offers such as construction fire safety, building and life safety code consulting, smoke control special inspections, NFPA 3/4 commissioning, and inspection of firestop and fire resistance joint systems.

What is something colleagues/clients might not know about you?

Nick played on the WPI Football team (2016-2019). He was part of the 2019 team, which had the best record in school history of 10-1.

A fire protection and life safety consultant, Kyle is motivated to provide solutions that meet client goals and exceed expectations. He is eager to learn about the fire protection field and enjoys the fast-paced and experienced environment that Code Red Consultants provides. Kyle is involved in a variety of Code Red Consultant’s professional service offerings, including fire suppression and alarm system design, smoke control special inspections, construction fire safety, and hazardous materials consulting.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy the dynamic atmosphere of the fire protection field, especially related to construction projects and new development.

Education

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

Affiliations

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

A fire protection and life safety consultant, Kyle is motivated to provide solutions that meet client goals and exceed expectations. He is eager to learn about the fire protection field and enjoys the fast-paced and experienced environment that Code Red Consultants provides. Kyle is involved in a variety of Code Red Consultant’s professional service offerings, including fire suppression and alarm system design, smoke control special inspections, construction fire safety, and hazardous materials consulting.

What do you love most about your job?

I enjoy the dynamic atmosphere of the fire protection field, especially related to construction projects and new development.