The passion, creativity and determination of our talented staff make McLaren Engineering Group one of the top engineering firms in the country.
Malcolm G. McLaren is one the most passionate, versatile and innovative firm principals in American engineering today. For more than 43 years, he has been conceptualizing and executing revolutionary engineering designs for projects across the globe. An innovator in his field, McLaren pioneered the concept of Professional Engineer diving in the 1970’s.
Jeremy Billig has led a distinguished career at McLaren over the past 16 years, 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.
Richard Wurster has over 40 years of experience as a principal, executive and business manager in the architectural, engineering and construction industry. He is a dynamic leader with outstanding organizational abilities and operational knowledge. Richard is responsible for the financial management, controls and planning of the firm.
Donna Brangaccio is a dedicated McLaren employee with over 26 years at the firm. She is a strategic thinker with exceptional problem-solving and decision-making skills. She oversees strategic initiatives, safety, and other various daily operations with her proven results driven leadership.
Gul Khan has over 36 years of experience in executive management and leadership in engineering, environmental, construction, and disaster response and recovery services in the AEC arena. He also 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 centers collaboration to provide highest quality of services to our clients.
Annette Lucke has over 13 years of experience as 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.
William McCarthy provides support to all technical divisions in generating and maintaining client relationships. He prepares RFP Responses and directs the firm’s marketing strategies. Possessing 36 years of business development and management experience, he plays a vital role in the firm’s growth, reputation and success.
Ray Fusco has in-depth experience managing complex business matters, cultivating consensus, and delivering creative solutions together with operational excellence to produce results in both private and public sectors. His 16 years of proven experience in the maritime community makes him a unique blend of entrepreneur and Fortune 500 business leader.
Denisa Moss-Heitlager has over 11 years of experience as an award-winning marketing director, helping to build a trusted and authentic brand through various platforms and channels. She has a vast background in content creation, community building and marketing technology.
David McLaren has over 31 years of experience in building structure design. He has directed projects involving multi-story residential facilities, mixed-use structures, and university housing projects on the waterfront and upland. His energy and enthusiasm has helped the firm develop a presence in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
Gerard Bartucci has over 40 years of experience with structural engineering projects for highway, railroad, utility and pedestrian 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 roads and rail lines in the U.S.
Stephen Famularo is a Professional Engineer-Diver with 25 years of experience in waterfront development and rehabilitation projects. He has led waterfront inspection, design and rehabilitation projects for public and private clients throughout the U.S. His experience includes project management, resident engineering, GIS and wave transformation analysis.
Dawson Bloom has over 28 years of engineering and surveying experience. His expertise includes civil engineering, highway/transportation, site development, urban planning and design, municipal engineering, project management, lighting design, forensic engineering, expert witness, strategic planning, and construction management. He is an expert in managing complex multidisciplinary teams of design professionals through all phases of project development.
William Gorlin is the driving force behind the firm’s flourishing entertainment division. Through his 35-year career, he has engineered and overseen thousands of projects involving show action equipment, stage sets, theatrical rigging, entertainment venues, roller coasters and architectural theming.
Jon Skinner is a Professional Engineer with over 12 years of experience managing an array of complex structural engineering projects. He is an expert at providing innovative solutions to assist developers, contractors, fabricators, and erectors from design to completion. His technical specialties include supporting contractors to determine optimal and cost-effective means and methods for building construction; design of temporary support, bracing, and construction sequencing for new and renovation projects; conventional design of steel structures and connections; and design of delegated primary and secondary structural elements.
Peter Koklanos has managed complex engineering projects throughout the Northeast from proposal, to design and construction. He leads the firm’s NYC office with 14 years of structural engineering experience, encompassing projects of various size and complexity. As the firm has expanded, Koklanos has helped manage McLaren’s organizational planning efforts. His technical specialties include conventional design of steel and glass creations, renovation of historic structures, work on piers and high-rise buildings, curtain wall design and materials testing in the firm’s ten market segments.
Andrew Habel is a structural engineer with 15 years of experience in structural design and inspection of various types of structures. 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.
Brian Moody has 23 years 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.
Steven MacDonald has a dynamic blend of renewables, geosciences and environmental expertise. He is a hands-on results-driven leader with 15 years of experience delivering high resolution hydrographic, geophysical, geotechnical, cadastral, and environmental surveys with specialties in 4D full life span monitoring. He is also actively involved in all aspects of offshore wind survey projects continually looking for innovative approaches in offshore surveying to reduce risk, improve efficiency and increase quality.
Matthew Kawczenski has over 17 years of project management and technical design experience. He has comprehensive knowledge of design standards and codes, full-service structural engineering for buildings with a concentration on seismic and wind code review, seismic and wind analysis, lateral load distribution and structural modeling of structures.