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 of the most passionate, versatile, and innovative firm principals in American engineering today. For over four decades, he has been conceptualizing and executing revolutionary engineering designs for projects across the globe. An innovator in his field, Mal pioneered the concept of Professional Engineer diving in the 1970’s.
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.
CFO – Senior Vice President of Finance
Lakshya is an effective cross-functional leader with over two decades of experience in guiding the corporate development and finance teams of various federal contractors, including engineering and construction firms. He is responsible for leading the Company’s finance organization, which includes accounting and finance operations, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning and analysis functions.
COO – Senior Vice President 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.
Senior Vice President 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.
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.
Vice President & Director of Proposals
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 nearly four decades of business development and management experience, he plays a vital role in the firm’s growth, reputation and success.
Director of Marketing
Denisa Moss-Heitlager is an award-winning marketing expert, helping to build trusted and authentic brands through various platforms and channels. Focused on in-bound marketing development and strategies, she brings a vast background in design, content creation, community building, and digital trends.
Vice President – 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.
Vice President – 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.
Vice President – Marine + Coastal
Stephen Famularo is a Professional Engineer-Diver and a premier figure in the marine engineering landscape in the Northeast and around the country. A trusted expert in waterfront development and rehabilitation, he has led marine and coastal projects from concept to completion for both public and private clients. His experience includes project management, resident engineering, GIS and wave transformation analysis.
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.
Vice President – 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.
Vice President – 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.
Peter Koklanos has managed complex engineering projects throughout the Northeast from proposal to design and construction. An accomplished engineer, he leads the firm’s NY region and has helped manage McLaren’s organizational planning efforts company-wide. His technical specialties include some of the Northeast’s most iconic building projects including the renovation of historic structures, work on piers and high-rise buildings, curtain wall design, and materials testing in the firm’s ten market segments.
Regional Director – Florida
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.
Regional Director – Georgia
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.
Regional Director – Maryland
Jan Cook is an accomplished land development professional deeply ingrained in Maryland’s built environment with extensive work in Baltimore County. His three-decade career spans planning, regulatory procedures, engineering, and management of public and private projects throughout the region.
Regional Director Pennsylvania
Matthew Kawczenski is an award-winning engineer skilled in all aspects of project management and technical design. 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.