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Safe Patient Handling and Mobility Expert Witness | New York
This patient care technician has been working in the field of safe patient handling and mobility for over 15 years. She earned her BS in international area studies from Drexel University and is certified as a safe patient handling professional. She is active in her field as a member of the Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals and as an author of several articles for the...
Hotels and Restaurants Expert Witness | New York
This expert is a recognized authority and consultant in the hotel industry. He operates his hotel, hospitality and consulting practice specializing in operational audits and the effectiveness of hotel franchising agreements and litigation support assignments. Prior to forming his hotel consulting firm, this expert was the Product Line Manager for Hotel/Motel Operations at the International...
Warehouse Operations Safety and Forklift Expert Witness | Illinois
This expert has been working with supermarket inventory for over 15 years. He worked as an Inventory Controller for Save-A-Lot for a number of years, where he was responsible for daily monitoring and maintenance of inventory adjustments, shipping, and receiving, and he was also a member of the Safety Committee. Currently, this expert is a Shift Manager at a major food warehouse, overseeing day to...
Hospitality Expert Witness | Massachusetts
This hospitality and restaurant expert has more than 20 years of experience dealing with hotel and foodservice operations, management, logistics, and safety. He earned a BS in Hotel Administration from Cornell University, an MS in Environmental Science and Hospitality Design from Cornell University, and a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts...
Hospitality Management Expert Witness | Virginia
This expert has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality and restaurant industry. His experience includes positions at convention hotels in Los Angeles and Washington D.C., as well as management with fortune 500 restaurant companies in major cities throughout the country. He specializes in restaurant and hotel openings and consulting, as well as restaurant operations including safety and...
Fisheries Expert Witness |
This expert has over 50 years of experience in the fisheries industry. Most of his career was spent at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in various positions including Fisheries Economist and Project Manager. He participates in regional and international fisheries conferences and contributes specialized fisheries articles for publication in regional and international...
Restaurant Operations Expert Witness | Connecticut
Robert Marcarelli is a well-known and respected chef, manager and restaurant consultant known throughout the Connecticut area. He has over fifteen years of hands-on business experience in restaurants, retail, catering, and the hospitality industry and over 20 years in business management. Robertâ€™s experiences of working in the front and back of the house are what give him the competitive edge...
Food Services / Restaurants Expert Witness | New Jersey
This expert earned his Ph.D in Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue University. His research interests focus on the areas technology and foodservice; he has successfully published works in Hospitality Review Journal and Journal of Foodservice Business Research. His teaching experience include food and beverage management and hospitality management.
Dr. Rose Jacinto Figueroa, CHFP, PhD
Dr. Rose Figueroa has 9 years of experience in the field of Human Factors and Ergonomics. She earned her BSE in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and both her MSE and Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan. Today, this expert is a Certified Human Factors Professional through the Board of Certification in Professional...
Mr. Nicholas Joseph Durisek, PE, PhD
Mr. Nicholas J. Durisek has over 25 years of experience in Engineering and Mechanics. He earned his BS, his MS, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University. Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Alabama, South Carolina, Ohio, and Texas. Formerly, this expert served as a Senior Project Engineer at Ford Motor Company and as an Engineer at Tandy...
Dr. André Matthew Loyd, PhD
Dr. André M. has around 10 years of experience in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. He earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University and his MS and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University. Formerly, this expert served as a Biomechanical and Accident Reconstruction Specialist at SEA Limited, and Crane Engineering. Currently, this expert is a Senior Staff...
Ms. Helen Ann Zienkievicz, CNP
Ms. Helen Zienkievicz has 33 years of experience in the field of Aviation Safety and she earned her MS in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. Today, she is a Medical Examiner through the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners and both a Flight Attendant and a Private Pilot through the Federal Aviation Administration. Additionally, she is a licensed Registered Nurse in Arizona,...
Dr. Kevin Khashayar Toosi, MD, PhD
Dr. Kevin K. Toosi has 20 years of experience in Biomechanics. He earned his BS, MS, and Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh and his MD from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. He completed post-doctoral fellowships in Urology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh. Formerly, this expert served as a Scientist and Engineer at Exponent,...
Mr. Kevin Charles Breen, PE
Mr. Kevin C Breen has 38 years of experience in the fields of Engineering and Automotive Inspection and Manufacturing. He earned his BS in Materials Engineering from the University of Illinois Chicago and his MS in Industry Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Today, this expert is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Wisconsin. Formerly, he served as a Quality...
Mr. Mark E. Williams, AIA, NCARB
Mr. Mark E. Williams has 41 years of experience in the field of Architecture. He earned his BArch from Virginia Tech. Today, this expert is a Certified Architect by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and a licensed Architect in 11 states. Formerly, he held roles as a Project Architect at URS Consultants, Inc., as the Principal Partner at McKay Williams Architects, Ltd., and...
Dr. Roger Louis Schneider, PhD
Dr. Roger L. Schneider has 51 years of experience in the field of Chemical Engineering with a specialized focus in Fireworks and Hazardous Materials. He earned his Ph.D. in Physical Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. Formerly, he served as a Contract Researcher at the U.S. Army Research,...
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January 10, 2022
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January 24, 2022
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April 9, 2018
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March 31, 2023
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December 19, 2017
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