This internationally recognized authority on sporting surfaces was hired by four US Presidents to create synthetic grass golf, tennis, and track facilities at the White House. His niche consulting firm has been in operation since 1975, allowing him to manage the application of artificial turf technology to collegiate and professional facilities. He was appointed as an official NFL field tester for all 31 stadiums in the league, and is a recognized FIFA field tester. Over the course of his career, he has designed or constructed over 900 tracks, 5,000 tennis courts, and 350 football fields.
Location: MA Undergraduate, Civil Engineering, University of Detroit Certified, Tennis Court Builder Certified, Track Builder Certified, Independent Professional with the Synthetic Turf Council Certified, Field Tester - FIFA Member, Sports Turf Managers Association Member, NFL Field Safety Committee Member, United States Athletic Facilities Council Member, International Association for Sport Surface Science Member, US Tennis Court and Track Builders Association Published, 2 patents, more than a dozen articles Former, Project Engineer, Dougherty Contractors Corporation Former, Director of Field Operations, Dougherty Contractors Corporation Former, Project Manager - Sports Facility Division, Leo Corporation Former, Partner, a New Jersey civil construction firm Current, Third Party Consultant, California Current, Principal, a leading synthetic sports surfaces firm (40+ years)