LEE MATTIS, P.E. - Lee has 35 years experience in the construction industry and manages CEL Consulting as Principal Engineer. His expertise includes concrete anchorage design and testing, building structure and construction materials investigations and testing, structural steel and welding consultation and special inspection and testing consultation. He is a registered civil engineer in California, Florida and New York.
K.C. DEWELL, P.E. - K.C. has 30 years experience in construction and forensic engineering. K.C. is a Senior Engineer and manages the forensics department. His expertise includes forensic investigations, as-built documentation, building facade studies, specialty testing, and failure analysis. He is a registered civil engineer in California.
JAY DORST, P.E. – Jay is a Senior Engineer and has 19 years experience in a variety of areas of testing and inspection business. Jay manages the metallurgical and TempScrew TM departments. His expertise includes metallurgy and associated testing, welding, electronic instrumentation and data acquisition, failure investigations, building condition surveys, corrosion investigations and consulting, load testing of structures and components, cyclic testing of shear walls and panel systems and specialty testing. He is a registered metallurgical engineer in California.
GUS FLORES - Gus has 22 years experience in specialty testing and is a Senior Engineer with CEL Consulting. Gus manages the concrete anchor testing laboratory. His expertise includes building structure and construction materials investigations, large and small-scale mock-up load testing, specialty test fixturing and electronic strain gauge instrumentation and data acquisition.
WILLIAM ROTHACHER - Bill has 32 years experience in building structure investigations and related materials testing and visual welding inspection and non-destructive testing. He is manager of the Structural Investigation Department. He has performed numerous investigations for engineers and building owners to determine construction materials properties and as-built conditions. He is a certified ICC-ES special inspector for structural steel and welding, concrete and masonry. He also is certified for floor profile measurement.
MIKE WELTER – Mike brings over ten years of experience in laboratory testing, field testing and field investigation to the Structural Investigation department at CEL Consulting. With a strong background in machining and fabrication of custom test equipment and fixtures and a "get it done" attitude, Mike is the go-to guy for solving unique problems in the lab and in the field.
FAISAL GAUSI – Faisal was hired in 2005 to assist with lab testing and help with test protocols, test data and procedures associated with the testing. Faisal is also in charge of equipment maintenance, calibration and related documentation.
PAULA JONES – Paula is the Consulting department’s administrative coordinator. She has been with CEL CONSULTING since 1999. She prepares detailed reports for four department managers and handles the phones, billing, filing and other administrative tasks.