Ryan-Biggs recently announced that NYSSPE member Jack Healy has been named Vice President. With the firm since 1998, Jack serves as Principal-in-Charge for many of the firm’s masonry restoration and historic preservation projects.
Jack has provided the structural design for over one dozen projects on the National Register of Historic Places. His numerous engineering achievements include serving as Project Manager for the exterior masonry restoration and interior restoration of Albany’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, the second Roman Catholic Cathedral built in New York State. The projects have won several design and preservation awards including a Gold Award for Engineering Excellence from the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York.
In 2005, Jack was named Outstanding Professional Engineering Manager of the Year by our Capital District Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Northeast Chapter of the Association for Preservation Technology. Jack maintains memberships in the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Construction History Society of America, the American Society of Testing Materials, and the American Institute of Steel Construction. He is President of the Society for the Preservation of Historic Cements, and has served as the President of the Capital District Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers and as Chairman for the Capital District’s Celebration of National Engineers Week. Jack is a certified Program Evaluator for the Practicing Institute of Engineering.
“Jack’s role has continued to expand and evolve over his 15 years at Ryan-Biggs,” said Paul Rouis, President. “Building owners, civic groups, and specialty contractors have come to rely on his experience when caring for their facilities. He not only has the ability to solve their challenges with his technical expertise but he is attentive to their needs.”
Healy has a bachelor of science in Civil Engineering from The University of Vermont. He holds professional engineering licenses in New York and Massachusetts. He oversees the Historic Preservation/Masonry Restoration and Nondestructive Testing groups at Ryan-Biggs. Jack and his wife Kim are the proud parents of two daughters.
Reference: Press release provided by Ryan-Biggs.
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