Chris joined Wick Fisher White in 1995 and has since transitioned to vice president and to the lead mechanical engineer for the firm. He has over 30 years of engineering experience and has expertise in the design mechanical systems supporting pharmaceutical and laboratory projects, telecommunications facilities, commercial buildings, educational buildings and religious institutions. Chris schedules the mechanical and plumbing departments, participates in design conceptualizations, manages sub-consultants and provides project quality reviews. In addition, he reviews all engineering reports, project cost estimates and all mechanical related correspondence leaving the office.
Chris stresses the importance of providing a design that produces a solution to a client’s problem in a way that is energy efficient, sustainable and cost effective while having the ability to be easily maintained and managed by the client.
Chris graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in chemical engineering in 1987. He is a professional engineer and is registered in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Colorado. He is a member of both ASHRAE and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Chris believes in giving back to the local community and has been part of the ACE Mentoring Program in the Philadelphia area since its inception in 2000. He has actively served as a mentor in both urban and suburban high schools and he seeks to motivate students toward careers in architecture, construction and engineering. He has served on ACE’s Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter’s Board of Directors since 2002. During that period he has overseen the Chapter’s scholarship award program.