KSI also offers multidisciplinary TEAMWORK with accredited MEP professionals on staff. In 2006, Kevin Sommons, principal of KSI Professional Engineers, created a partnership with a team of MEP Professional to establish KSI Consulting Engineers, LLC expanding KSI's expertise in Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection engineering services.
KSI Structural Engineers, LLC - licensed in
- New Jersey
- New York
Kevin Sommons P.E., Principal
Mr. Sommons founded KSI-PE in 1999. With several decades of engineering and business experience, Mr. Sommons leads a talented team of professionals offering structural engineering and design services to architects, builders, government entities and public sector clients throughout the Tri-State area. Mr. Sommons is licensed as a Professional Engineer in 11 states and is an Associate member of the American Institute of Architects. He is progressive in his knowledge of new and innovative products and ideas and maintains hands on approach to projects. He inspires his team to offer consistent and steady service to support the design professional in their quest to satisfy their client.
KSI Structural Engineers, LLC - Our Structural Team
Patrick Cronin P.E., Principal
Mr. Cronin joined KSI in 2004 and shortly thereafter became a principal of the firm. A New Jersey State licensed Professional Engineer, Mr. Cronin is the lead project executive overseeing a staff of talented professionals. Mr. Cronin is an integral part of our ongoing focus of fostering excellent client relationships and our goal of providing the highest quality of the constructed project.
Elizabeth Crawford, P.E.
Ms. Crawford brings extensive knowledge in structural design and engineering to KSI. Ms. Crawford is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Pennsylvania. She has recently passed the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Structural II exam. She has considerable experience in a variety of sectors including Hospital, Senior Housing and School projects.
Peter Aragon, EIT
Mr. Aragon received his EIT certification in 2007 and joined the KSI team in 2010. Mr. Aragon is skilled in building design and non-building structures with a variety of construction materials. He remains current on the latest structural design software and code requirements. He has a particular interest in sustainable solutions and has been involved with the analysis and specifications of many solar installations throughout the state.
Ms. Devlin joined KSI in January of 2008. Offering significant experience and a decade of education in CAD software, Ms. Devlin is thorough in her preparation of structural drawings and adherence to building specifications. In addition to drafting expertise, Ms Devlin shares a keen sense of aesthetics with a background in interior design.
Ian McEwing, EIT
Mr. Ewing joined KSI Professional Engineers in June of 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Drexel University. He currently holds an Engineer in Training, EIT certification and will be pursuing Professional Engineer accreditation and LEED certification in the near future. Mr. McEwing brings valuable field and inspection experience to the KSI team. His experience in analyzing plans, conducting detailed surveys and implementing construction project schedules compliments and strengthens KSI's capabilities. Mr. McEwing will participate in projects across a wide range of sectors.
Matthew Bentley, EIT
Mr. Bentley, EIT joined KSI Professional Engineers in January of 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware. He currently holds an Engineer in Training, EIT certification and will be pursuing Professional Engineer accreditation and LEED certification in the near future. He brings valuable experience as a project engineer with experience in architectural and construction documents and will contribute to field and inspection surveys for a wide variety of projects.
Joseph Garafalo, EIT
Mr. Garafalo, EIT joined KSI in February of 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland. He currently holds an Engineer in Training-EIT certification and will be pursuing Professional Engineer accreditation and LEED certification in the near future. He brings valuable experience as a designer of mixed use and large commercial projects.
KSI Consulting Engineers, LLC - Our MEP Team
Luis Rodriguez CPD, LEED AP - Senior Partner MEP
Mr. Rodriguez has many years experience in Plumbing and Fire Protection engineering projects and has managed a wide variety of project types. He is certified in Plumbing Design (CPD) and designs with a "whole building" approach. Taking into consideration high water efficiency, energy, fire protection, sewer systems, and sustainability, he provides assessments and recommends alternatives that meet the client's very specific individual needs as well as assisting in conserving natural resources. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and has completed projects in a wide variety of sectors including high-tech laboratories, healthcare facilities, educational facilities and universities.
James Sarno P.E., LEED AP - Senior Partner MEP
Mr. Sarno offers a high-level of expertise within the mechanical engineering discipline. He has successfully designed and managed a wide variety of project types. He focuses his engineering efforts on systems and technologies that are state-of-the-art in terms of energy efficiency and maintainability. Throughout his career, Mr. Sarno has been credited with many successful projects fostered from his engineering, project management and coordination. Mr. Sarno is a Professional Engineer and a LEED Accredited Professional.
Andrew Christie LEED AP - Senior Partner MEP
Mr. Christie has successfully designed and managed a wide variety of project types. Throughout his career, Mr. Christie has been credited with many successful projects fostered from his engineering experience, project management and coordination skills. He focuses his engineering efforts on systems and technologies that are state-of-the-art in terms of energy efficiency and maintainability. He has completed projects in a wide variety of sectors including high-tech laboratories, restaurants, healthcare facilities and educational facilities and universities. In addition to Mr. Christie having an innate IT knowledge he is a LEED Accredited Professional.
“As the driving force behind our company, I am proud to work with a talented team of professionals. We strive to produce a body of work that gives us both personal satisfaction and professional recognition within the marketplace.
My philosophy is simple, do what you love and be accountable for what you do, and surround yourself with like minded people. Our clients appreciate our attention to detail and our assistance in supporting their ideas and vision."
Kevin Sommons P.E., Principal
KSI Consulting Engineers, LLC - licensed in
- New Jersey
- New York
- North Carolina