Goosman Joins WJE

February 16, 2015
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Association, Inc. (WJE) is pleased to announce that Donald Goosman has joined the firm's Chicago office as a Senior Associate. Mr. Goosman will help build and support the firm's fire protection practice.

Mr. Goosman brings over thirteen years of experience in fire protection engineering, project management, and technical leadership and has participated in numerous design and consulting projects. His expertise includes conducting building surveys, assessments, and due diligence surveys; reviewing fire alarm system, fire suppression system, and clean agent system drawings and calculations; performing building code compliance reviews; preparing performance-based code equivalency reports; and performing technical peer reviews. He has experience in various project types, including high-rise offices, hotels, universities, health care, large corporate campuses, industrial, and gaming.

Carl Baldassarra, Principal and Fire Protection Unit Manager, said, "We are pleased to have Don join our staff. Don has an established reputation of providing a high level of client services, which I have seen in client satisfaction surveys. His broad technical skills are a welcome addition to WJE."

Prior to joining WJE. Mr. Goosman held several positions at Rolf Jensen & Associates, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. In his most recent position as the operations manager of their Chicago office, he led a group of more than twenty fire protection and security consultants, while actively providing technical leadership on several large projects.

Mr. Goosman is a member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers and the National Fire Protection Association as well as the Illinois Fire Prevention Association. He holds a bachelor of science in fire protection and safety engineering technology from Oklahoma State University and a master of science in fire protection engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He is a licensed engineer in Illinois and Oklahoma.

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