About Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis

Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Engineering & Surveying, D.P.C., is one of the largest woman-owned engineering firms in Upstate New York. Specializing in structural engineering; repair and restoration; construction support, inspection, and testing; and surveying; we provide services to architects, engineers, developers, and private and public owners. 

Founded in 1973, Ryan Biggs│Clark Davis has offices in New York’s Capital Region and Finger Lakes Region and maintains a staff of 40, including over 20 licensed engineers.

The projects we have completed demonstrate our deep and continuing commitment to providing quality engineering and our appreciation for the uniqueness of every engineering endeavor, regardless of project size. We have both the technical ability and desire to work collaboratively with you to tailor specific solutions to your diverse challenges, economic limitations, and time constraints imposed by each and every project.

Office Locations:

Clifton Park Office
257 Ushers Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: (518) 406-5506

Finger Lakes Office
4592 Jordan Road,
PO Box 217

Skaneateles, NY 13153
Phone: (315) 685-4732


Professional Affiliations:

American Concrete Institute
American Concrete Institute 360 Cold Weather Concrete Committee
American Concrete Institute Cold Weather Committee
American Concrete Institute Committee 301 Specifications for Structural Concrete
American Concrete Institute Committee 302 Guide for Concrete Floor & Slab Construction
American Concrete Institute Committee 360 Design of Slabs on Grade
American Council of Engineering Companies
American Institute of Steel Construction
American Public Works Association
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Welding Society

Professional Engineering Licenses


Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis predominantly practices in the Northeast; however, our structural engineers are licensed to practice throughout the United States. The firm’s licensing status is constantly evolving and many of our senior engineers have comity licensure. Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis Professional Engineers hold NCEES records, meeting the standards in education, exams, and experience to allow for ease in obtaining additional licensing. 

WBE Certification

Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis is certified as a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) by several governing agencies. We’re aligned with other M/WBE businesses in the belief that there is strength in diversity and we place a high value on the M/WBE programs that were created to ensure economic opportunities, growth, and sustainability for all.

Certifications:
New York WBE – Certified by Empire State Development
New York City WBE – Certified by NYC Small Business Services
Massachusetts WBE – Certified by Operational Services Division, Supplier Diversity Office                 
The Port Authority of NY & NJ
Syracuse, NY WBE
– Certified by Office of Minority Affairs, Department of Neighborhood and Business Development

Service Codes:
NAICS Code: 541330 – Engineering Services
NAICS Code: 541370 - Surveying and Mapping
ESD-C-0241: Engineering Consultants
ESD-I-0079: Building Inspection Services
ESD-I-0113: Engineering – Civil

Firm Principals

The five principals work as an integrated team with each being responsible for areas of firm management suited to their interest, skills, and needs of the team. This also allows the principals to continue using their technical expertise and remain directly involved in project work and mentoring of the engineering staff.

Jamie L. Davis, P.E., LEED AP

President/Principal

Jamie is the Chief Executive Officer and majority shareholder of Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis. She is responsible for long-term planning and strategic thinking for the firm, as well general operations. Jamie is located in our Finger Lakes Office which she founded in 2000. The office has expanded from a single engineer branch office to a full-service office with a staff of 12. The majority of Jamie’s projects are in the higher education and healthcare sectors and her areas of technical expertise include BIM, masonry design and restoration, and investigations and studies on existing buildings.

  • Education: The Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, 1988
  • Professional Engineering Licenses: NY, CT, GA
  • Certifications: LEED-Accredited Professional, CD-BIM Certified
  • Professional Affiliations: Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Concrete Institute, American Institute of Steel Construction, Mason Contractors Association of America, The Masonry Society. Voting member of The Masonry Society Committee 402/602 – Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures. Chairwoman of the The Masonry Society’s BIM-M Committee, part of the BIM-M Initiative

Paul A. Rouis III, P.E.

Principal

Paul lends his expertise to Finance and Marketing and acts as a resource to the principal team. Paul is known by his clients and the engineering staff as a creative problem solver. His areas of technical expertise include investigation, repair, and adaptive reuse of existing buildings; parking structure design and restoration; and concrete design. Paul is located in the Capital District Office.

  • Education: The Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, 1985
  • Professional Engineering Licenses: NY, NJ, NH
  • Certifications: Slab Moisture Testing Technician
  • Professional Affiliations: Member of the American Concrete Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Steel Construction, International Concrete Repair Institute, American Welding Society. Sits on American Concrete Institute Committee 302 (Guide for Concrete Floor and Slab Construction) and Committee 360 (Design of Slabs on Grade); and American Institute of Steel Construction Committee 358 (Prequalified Connections for Special and Intermediate Steel Moments Frames for Seismic Applications)

Jack C. Healy, P.E.

Principal

Jack coordinates the efforts of the project managers in the structural engineering and surveying departments with the firm’s support staff. His areas of technical expertise include masonry design, investigation, and repair including several National Register properties. Jack is located in Capital District Office.

  • Education: University of Vermont, Bachelor of Science/Civil Engineering, 1990
  • Professional Engineering Licenses: NY, VT, MA, Drone Airman
  • Certifications: Structure Scan Optical, Acoustic Emission for Scientist and Engineers, Surface-Penetrating Radar, Certified Program Evaluator (Practicing Institute of Engineering)
  • Professional Affiliations: Member of the Association for Preservation Technology, National Society of Professional Engineers, Society for the Preservation of Historic Cements, Construction History Society of America, New York State Society of Professional Engineers, Historic Albany Foundation, American Institute of Steel Construction

Christopher N. Latreille, P.E.

Principal

Chris oversees the firm’s IT infrastructure, technical standards, and project review functions. His areas of expertise include BIM, design of steel structures and connections, and providing project peer reviews. Chris is located in the Finger Lakes Office.

  • Education: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science/Civil Engineering, 2000; Master of Engineering/Civil Engineering, 2001
  • Professional Engineering Licenses: NY, OH, PA, WI
  • Professional Affiliations: Member of the American Concrete Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Steel Construction, National Society of Professional Engineers. Past Chair of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Civil and Environmental Engineering Advisory Board. Member of American Concrete Institute Cold-Weather Concrete Committee

Matthew G. Yerkey, P.E.

Principal

Matt oversees recruitment, HR, and the firm’s onboarding-mentorship program. Matt’s projects are primarily in the contractor support services area where he uses his expertise in bridge design and construction, shoring, jacking, and earth retention systems. Matt is located in the Capital District Office.

  • Education: West Virginia University, Bachelor of Science/Civil Engineering, 1998
  • Professional Engineering Licenses: NY, AL, MA, MN, WV
  • Certifications: Certified Program Evaluator (Practicing Institute of Engineering)
  • Professional Affiliations: Member of the American Institute of Steel Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers, Association for Bridge Construction and Design. Past Chair of Capital District Engineer’s Week

Contact:

Jamie L. Davis
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Paul Rouis
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Jack Healy
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Chris Latreille
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Matt Yerkey
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STAFF LISTING BY DEPARTMENT

Billing and Administrative

Valerie Apfel
Office Service Coordinator
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 328
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Donna Matthews
Associate, Business Office Manager/Billing Inquiries
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 344
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CADD / BIM

Sheila Jweid-Webber
Senior CADD
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Chris Maxon
CADD Manager
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 310
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John Ogle
CADD Technician
Ph 518.406.5506 ext. 306
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Kyle Rozeski
CADD Technician
PH 315.685.4732 ext. 226
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Ross Shepherd
IT Manager / Revit Designer
PH 315.685.4732 ext. 222
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Marketing

Janis Baker
Marketing Communications Assistant
PH 315.685.4732 ext. 221
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Jill Shorter
Marketing Director/Teaming Inquiries
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 301
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Structural Engineers

Jerry Craig, P.E.
Senior Engineer
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 327
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David Gawryla
Design Engineer
PH 315.685.4732 ext. 236
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Cara Green, P.E.
Professional Engineer
PH 315.685.4732 ext. 231
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Jeff Hodgson, P.E., S.E.
Senior Associate
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 341
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Stone Ingram
Design Engineer II
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 312
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Aaron Leentjes
Design Engineer II
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Chris Lesher, P.E.
Senior Associate
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Nadya Levitova
Design Engineer II
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David MacGregor, P.E.
Senior Engineer
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Spenser Maunu
Design Engineer II
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Mike Miller, P.E.
Senior Associate
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Alicia Moss
Design Engineer
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Michaela Mueller
Design Engineer
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Kyle Oberdorf, P.E.
Senior Engineer
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John Pillar, P.E., S.E.
Associate
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Meera Ramesh, PhD
Restoration Engineer
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 357
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Chad Reinemann, P.E.
Senior Associate
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 318
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Otto Schwarz, P.E., S.E.
Senior Associate
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Stacey Thomas
Restoration Engineer
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 339
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Neil Weisel, P.E.
Senior Associate
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Zach Wietsma
Design Engineer II
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Land Surveying

Everett Quackenbush, P.L.S.
Chief Surveyor
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 343
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Gary Reed, P.L.S.
Chief Surveyor
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Charles Yavaniski
Technician
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Job Opening: Land Surveyor

We are seeking a qualified Land Surveyor.

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Job Opening: Structural Engineers

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The Marketing and Communications team at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis is expanding. The Marketing Communications Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Marketing Director in the Clifton Park office (Capital Region). Three to five years's experience in marketing communications in the AEC industry is preferred. Salary to commensurate with experience.

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