Executive Vice President and Principal
President and Principal
Jack, a structural engineer, founded WJE in 1956
and served as president and chief executive officer
until 1979. Jack continued to serve the firm until
his death in October 2006. In interviews for this
publication, he noted that his most memorable
project was load testing at the NewYorkWorld’s Fair.
Gary, a structural engineer, joinedWJE in 1979 and
served as manager of the Structures I group before
becoming vice president. He specializes in structural
investigations, especially collapses. He has completed
over five hundred investigations of concrete, steel, and
wood structures. His most memorable project is the
collapse investigation of the Koror-Babeldaob Bridge.
Bill, a structural engineer, joined WJE in 1976 and
served as manager of the Structures II group before
becoming president. Since joining WJE, Bill has
completed over four hundred investigation, testing,
and repair projects, including several unique projects
involving diagnosis of glass failures. His most mem-
orable project is the TWA Flight 800 reconstruction.
Don, a structural engineer, joined WJE in 1976 and
served as manager of the Materials group before
becoming vice president. Don specializes in the
investigation and repair of corrosion-deteriorated
concrete structures. His most memorable
project is the FHWA corrosion protection study.
Jerry, an architect and structural engineer,
joined WJE in 1973 and served as manager of
the Architecture group before becoming preside
in 1983. He specializes in building envelope
investigation and repair. His most memorable
project is moving the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.