Our structural engineers, architects, and field/lab testing technicians are committed to the delivery of attentive, responsive problem solving services

Headquartered in Willowbrook, Illinois and offices in Chicago, our staff are deployed on projects located throughout the U.S. and globally. Collectively, our engineering and architectural staff hold licenses in 44 states, U.S. Virgin Islands and parts of Canada.

Our Principals are recognized leading experts in their respected fields of forensic structural engineering, forensic architecture, field/laboratory testing, and building sciences. With accomplished careers spanning over 30 to 40 years, each brings unparalled knowledge, project execution, and expert witness experience to the leadership and delivery of our expert consulting services.


Kurt is the President of RRJ and responsible for the leadership and project oversight of the firm's evaluations, investigations, and field/laboratory testing services.  His experience spans 32 years specializing in the investigation and repair of distressed and deteriorated structures and the performance of building materials and systems.  He consults in the areas of structural analysis, complete collapse, design peer review, water leakage investigation, and expert witness testimony.
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Engineers | Architects


Kyle has seven years of architectural experience in field investigation, field testing, and condition survey documentation of distressed building enclosures and structures. He has developed repair design drawings and specifications and performed construction administration and observation on large-scale repair programs.
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Business Operations

BARBARA J. SMITH, S.E., P.E. | Director of Business Operations


KATE M. BRANNELLY, FSMPS, CPSM | Director of Business Development