Structural Engineer and Assistant Vice President

The Vertex Companies, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts

Eric Ryan is unique in his passion, technical abilities, and experiences in structural and forensic engineering, which has quickly made him an expert in his field and a valuable technical resource within his firm and the larger engineering community.  His diverse background in analysis, design, and research of structural engineering as well as observing, coordinating, and managing construction projects in the capacity of general contractor, owner’s project manager, and engineer of record.


• Provided Forensic Engineering or Design Services on more than 1,000 projects

• Provided expert testimony on litigated matter involving a wood beam failure that occurred during a renovation project

• Provided expert testimony on litigated matter involving wind damage to solar PV panels at research building

Public/Professional Service: Structural Engineering Association of Massachusetts (SEAMASS), American Concrete Institute (ACI), American Society of Civil Engineers, Structural Engineering Institute, International Code Council, American Institute of Steel Construction

Education: BS in Civil Engineering, Cornell University, MS in Structural Engineering, University of Tennessee

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