Façade access engineering specialist John Fatseas has joined Thornton Tomasetti’s Denver office. As head of the firm’s façade access team, the new vice president will be working with clients and project partners on the development of façade access and maintenance strategies for new and existing buildings.

John has an extensive background in the design, analysis, implementation, certification and maintenance of façade access and fall protection systems as well as safety best practices.

He previously served as the façade access national practice leader at Lerch Bates Inc.

John earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland and is a licensed professional engineer in several states across the U.S. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and serves on the A120 Standards Committee.