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.
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.
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.
CFO Chief Financial Officer
Gerard DiTrolio is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant who provides strategic executive leadership, overseeing McLaren’s financial management, planning, and growth initiatives. Gerard brings strong operations, process and business management experience to McLaren with a track record of building and leading successful finance teams. He brings a solution-driven expertise that promotes cross-functional collaboration to drive efficiency and profitable business results.
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.
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.
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.