Solutions From Concept To Completion
Structural Engineering
Site Solutions From Concept To Completion
Civil Engineering
Solutions Where Land Meets Water
Marine + Coastal
Solutions From Procurement To Completion
Construction Engineering
Structural + Mechanical Specialists
Entertainment Engineering
Consultation, Design + Inspection
Facade + Building Envelope
Soil + Foundation
Geotechnical Engineering
Investigation + Litigation Support
Forensic Engineering
Arts + Entertainment
Live Performances
Museums + Art Displays
Studios + Sound Stages
TV + Film Production
Theme Parks + Playplaces
Colleges + Universities
Private + Specialty Schools
Public K-12
Solar Energy
Transmission Infrastructure
Wind Energy
Oil + Gas
Senior Care
Outpatient Facilities
Heavy Industrial
Warehouse + Distribution Centers
Industrial Ports + Terminals
Ports + Coastal
Berths, Piers + Wharves
Ferry Landings, Ship Terminals
Floating Structures
Ports + Terminals
Marinas + Breakwaters
Transfer Stations
Public Infrastructure
Bikeways + Trails
Garage + Parking Facilities
Parks + Public Spaces
Recreational Spaces
Utility Infrastructure
Water + Wastewater
Real Estate Development
Community Facilities
Multifamily Residential
Ports + Terminals
Rail Transportation
Roads + Highways
Ropeway + Linear Infrastructure
Floating Harbor Wetland
Multimodal Processing Plant
416 + 420 Kent Dynamic Highrise
Wittpenn Bridge
Tiffany Crane
LaGuardia Airport Terminal B
NYC Ferry
Orlando Airport LED Displays
A leading full-service engineering firm renowned for our trusted, high quality, and innovative approach to solving complex challenges.


The passion, creativity and determination of our talented staff make McLaren Engineering Group one of the top engineering firms in the country.


Founder / Executive Chairman of the Board

Since founding the firm in his basement in 1977, Mal’s entrepreneurial spirit quickly propelled McLaren Engineering Group to the forefront of the AEC industry. His vision built the foundation which enables us to provide an unparalleled line of quality services and make positive impacts on communities worldwide.

Today, as Executive Chairman of the Board, Mal provides strategic advisory oversight as he heads the firm’s Board of Directors.

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Jeremy Billig, PE, CEO + President at McLaren Engineering Group

Billig, PE

CEO + President

Jeremy Billig has led a distinguished career at McLaren directing a range of engineering projects while starting and growing the New York City office to over 40 staff. As the firm has expanded, Billig has managed McLaren’s organizational planning efforts, including developing a scalable structure to accommodate growth, supporting the firm’s merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, and overseeing coordination and management of the regional offices.

As an accomplished engineer, Billig has worked across the firm’s 10 markets, ranging from entertainment venues and healthcare facilities to comprehensive structural work and restoration of landmarked buildings.

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Donna Brangaccio, McLaren Engineering Group's COO + Senior VP of Operations


COO + Senior VP of Operations

Donna Brangaccio is a strategic thinker with exceptional problem-solving and decision-making skills. She oversees strategic initiatives, safety, and other various daily operations throughout all of McLaren’s locations nationwide with her proven results-driven leadership.

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Gul Khan - McLaren Engineering Group

Khan, PE, ENV SP

Senior VP of Technical Services

Gul Khan has spent his career providing executive management and leadership in engineering, environmental, construction, and disaster response and recovery services in the AEC arena. He has extensive expertise in managing U.S. military mission support programs (in the U.S. and around the world), federal civilian agency contracts, and professional services contracts with states and local agencies.

At McLaren, Khan oversees all aspects of technical services practice areas that include new business pursuits, project delivery, and design center collaboration to provide the highest quality of services to our clients.

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Headshot of Joseph Patti, CCIFP, CPA, MBA, McLaren Engineering Group's Senior VP of Finance / CFO


Senior VP of Finance / CFO

Joe is a seasoned financial executive with a remarkable track record of driving financial success and operational excellence across diverse industries. In his previous roles, he was able to streamline financial processes, reduce closing times, and played a pivotal role in negotiations and budget implementation. With a holistic approach to financial management, Joe has championed new initiatives that contributed to substantial revenue growth, optimized financial systems, and the implementation of cost-saving strategies all while maintaining operational efficiency.

Holding an MBA from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Joe is a Certified Construction Institute of Financial Professional (CCIFP) and active CPA in the State of Maryland. With a demonstrated commitment to his community and a solid reputation for financial leadership, he is a results-driven CFO poised to make a significant impact at McLaren.

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VP of Structural Engineering

David McLaren has over three decades of experience in building structure design. He has directed projects of various sizes, shapes, scopes, and complexities across the country including iconic adaptive reuse, multi-story residential facilities, mixed-use structures, and university housing. His energy and enthusiasm have helped the firm develop a presence in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

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VP of Civil + Geomatics

Dawson Bloom has nearly three decades of engineering expertise and surveying experience. A trusted leader in civil engineering, highway / transportation, site development, urban planning and design, municipal engineering, project management, lighting design, forensic engineering,  strategic planning, and construction management, he has the ability to manage complex multidisciplinary teams of design professionals through all phases of project development.

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VP of Construction Engineering

Jon Skinner is well-known throughout the construction industry as an expert engineer providing specialized services and innovative solutions to assist developers, contractors, fabricators, and erectors from design to completion. From crane engineering services to construction support, his team determines optimal and cost-effective means and methods for building construction, provides the design of temporary support, bracing, and construction sequencing, the conventional design of steel structures and connections, the design of delegated primary and secondary structural elements. and everything in between.

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VP of Bridge, Highway + Rail

Gerard Bartucci has over four decades of experience with structural engineering projects for highway, railroad, utility, and bridges. His technical expertise includes seismic fatigue analysis, retrofit, in-depth inspection, historic structure evaluation, and rehabilitation. He has worked on construction staging for some of the most heavily trafficked bridges, roads, and rail lines in the U.S.

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VP of Entertainment Engineering

William Gorlin is the driving force behind the firm’s industry-leading entertainment division. From Broadway to Macau, he has engineered and overseen thousands of jaw-dropping live-event productions, concerts, and displays. His team is also behind the world’s best show action equipment, stage sets, theatrical rigging, entertainment venue structures, roller coasters, and architectural theming. 

In 2024, Bill was honored with the Backstage Legends and Masters Award for his outstanding contributions to Broadway and entertainment Engineering.

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VP of Marine Engineering

Joe Acosta is an experienced commercial diver experienced in above and underwater inspections, environmental monitoring, and marine construction. His expertise spans industrial and commercial marine terminals, oil terminals, bulk handling facilities, major ports, landfills, piers, ferries, marinas, and waterfront parks. Joe's keen attention to project details and leadership style enhances the overall execution and control of projects, optimizing costs, schedules, and deliverables for maximum impact and success.

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Annette Lucke


Director of Human Resources

Annette Lucke is a result-driven HR professional within the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. Her experience spans managing the full spectrum of HR programs, services, and functions to meet key business objectives coupled with strategic organizational growth planning. As an accomplished advisor among the senior leadership team, her abilities to coach and direct managers to encourage results and improve performance serves as the conduit to the firm’s global growth trends.

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Denisa Moss Heitlager


VP of Marketing

Denisa Moss-Heitlager is an award-winning marketing expert with a vast background in design, content creation, digital strategy, and branding. She incorporates a visionary approach to McLaren’s inbound marketing, business development, and proposals divisions, positioning us in the industry as a leading engineering firm.

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Andrew Habel, PE, SE

Habel, PE, SE

Assistant VP Structures + Florida Regional Director

Andrew Habel is a structural engineer with expertise in the design and inspection of various structures of every size, shape, scope, and complexity. His experience includes commercial buildings, multi-family residential buildings, entertainment structures, and marine structures. He is a proactive, ambitious leader, well-versed in all phases of the design process.

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Georgia Regional Director

Brian Moody has over two decades of engineering and diving experience. He is a specialized leader in underwater condition assessments, structural designs, and construction inspection services. He has worked on all types of moveable and stationary structures including bridges, water taxi landings, piers, fender systems, anchorage systems, roadways, buildings, and foundations.

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Brendan Kelly, PE Assistant VP at McLaren Engineering Group

Kelly, PE

Assistant VP Civil

Assistant VP Geomatics

Eugene Teperman, PE, Assistant VP Bridge, Highway + Rail at McLaren Engineering Group

Teperman, PE

Assistant VP Bridge, Highway + Rail

Steve Bonadonna, Entertainment Principal at McLaren Engineering Group


Assistant VP Entertainment

Craig Plate, PE Assistant VP at McLaren Engineering Group

Plate, PE

Assistant VP Marine

Board of Directors

Our Board comprises recognized leaders from various disciplines and areas of expertise. Learn more about each member’s unique blend of experience, insight and leadership.