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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 nearly 50, 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,
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 WBE
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 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
  • American Council of Engineering Companies of New York DWMBE Committee
  • Major Projects: SUNY Upstate Medical University Nappi Longevity Center, Cornell University Cornell Health, SUNY ESF Illick Hall Rehabilitation, Syracuse City School District Renovations and Repairs, Alfred University Health and Wellness Center

Contact Jamie Davis
PH 315.685.4732 ext. 227
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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 works in the Capital District Office.

  • Education: The Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, 1985
  • Professional Engineering Licenses: NY, NH, NJ
  • 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)
  • American Council of Engineering Companies of New York Continuing Education Committee
  • Major Projects: SUNY Plattsburgh Podium Walkway Rehabilitation, Athens Highway Garage Addition, Albany Medical Center Patient Pavilion, University at Albany ETEC, Proctor’s Theatre Rehabilitation

Contact Paul Rouis
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 317
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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 works in the Capital District Office.

  • Education: University of Vermont, Bachelor of Science/Civil Engineering, 1990
  • Professional Engineering Licenses: NY, MA, VT, 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
  • Major Projects: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception North Tower Restoration, First United Methodist Church of Oneonta Restoration, Beaver Creek Clean River Project, Bethlehem High School Districtwide Capital Projects, Times Union Center Atrium Renovation

Contact Jack Healy
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 316
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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 works 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, DE, 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
  • Major Projects: RPI Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies Building, Binghamton University Smart Energy Building, Binghamton University Baseball Fieldhouse, Cayuga Medical Center Laboratory Services Addition, University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center

Contact Chris Latreille
PH 315.685.4732 ext. 224
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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 works 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
  • Major Projects: Rockefeller Bridge (Hall Hill Road), Perch River Spillways, I-81/Route 17 Binghamton, Hadley “Bow” Bridge over the Sacandaga River, Saratoga National Cemetery Covered Storage Buildings

Contact Matt Yerkey
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 356
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Jeffrey T. Hodgson, P.E., S.E.

Principal Associate

Jeff works to advance firm-wide initiatives such as project planning, constructability reviews, design software applications, and Building Information Modeling standards. He serves as Structural Engineering Project Manager for many of the firm’s industrial, educational, healthcare, and parking structure projects. Jeff works in the Capital District Office.

  • Education: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science/Civil Engineering, 2005; Master of Engineering/Civil Engineering, 2006
  • Professional Engineering Licenses: NY, CT, MA, ME, ID, IL
  • Professional Affiliations: American Society of Civil Engineers, American Institute of Steel Construction, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Civil and Environmental Engineering Advisory Council
  • Major Projects: Semiconductor Facility Upstate New York, New York State Police Troop G Headquarters Building, Port Chester High School Renovations, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central Schools Districtwide Renovations, Saratoga Springs City Center Parking Garage

Contact Jeff Hodgson
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 341
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Chad A. Reinemann, P.E.

Principal Associate
Chad is the newest member of our management team, and he works collaboratively with our leadership and marketing group to strategize the firm’s business development efforts and emerging market sectors. Chad leads a team of structural engineers and designers on design projects in the industrial market and works frequently with large multi-disciplinary clients across the country to develop innovative structural solutions for the design and fit-out of new and existing manufacturing facilities.  
  • Education: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, 2003
  • Professional Engineering Licenses: NY
  • Certifications: LEED-Accredited Professional, CSI Construction Documents Technologist Certification
  • Affiliations: American Society of Civil Engineers, Town of Northumberland Planning Board, American Institute of Steel Construction, US Green Building Council
  • Major Projects: Semiconductor Facilities US/International, Empire State Plaza Grand Stair Rehabilitation, Williams College Spencer House Rehabilitation, First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls Restoration, Emma Willard School Campuswide Masonry Improvements

Contact Chad Reinemann
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 318
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STAFF LISTING BY DEPARTMENT

Billing and Administrative

Valerie Apfel
Office Service Coordinator
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Janis Baker
Project Administrator
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Julie Gray
Business Office Assistant
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Donna Matthews
Associate, Business Office Manager
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CADD / BIM

Chris Maxon
Associate, Designer ll/ IT Manager
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John Ogle
Designer ll
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Kyle Rozeski
Designer ll
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Mohammad Hadi Shaikihzada
Designer l
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Marketing

Maddy Osborn
Marketing Communications Coordinator
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Jill Shorter
Senior Associate, Marketing Director
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Structural Engineers

Rasul Ali
Design Engineer ll
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Brian Churchill
Design Engineer l
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Jerry Craig, P.E.
Associate
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Ryan Flaherty
Design Engineer l
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David Gawryla
Design Engineer ll
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Cara Green, P.E.
Senior Engineer
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Jeremy Gregware
Design Engineer l
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Caleb Hayden
Design Engineer ll
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Aaron Leentjes
Design Engineer ll
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Chris Lesher, P.E.
Senior Associate
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Nadya Levitova, P.E.
Professional Engineer
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John Lippert
Design Engineer l
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David MacGregor, P.E.
Senior Engineer
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Jonathan Marshall
Design Engineer l
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Alicia Moss
Design Engineer ll
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Michaela Mueller
Design Engineer ll
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Garima Neupane
Design Engineer l
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Kyle Oberdorf, P.E.
Associate
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Meera Ramesh, Ph.D., P.E.
Professional Engineer
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Otto Schwarz, P.E., S.E.
Senior Associate
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 340
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Ryan Shaplin
Design Engineer l
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Aziz Tamim
Design Engineer l
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Stacey Thomas
Restoration Engineer
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Neil Weisel, P.E.
Senior Associate
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Zach Wietsma, P.E.
Professional Engineer 
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Land Surveying

Reid Crobok
Technician
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 323
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Everett Quackenbush, P.L.S.
Associate, Chief Surveyor
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 343
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Charles Yavaniski
Technician
PH 518.406.5506 ext. 315
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