ECS Expands Facilities Engineering Team

ECS Midwest, LLC and ECS Southwest, LLP excitedly announce the addition of five new team members to the facilities engineering practices. The addition of these senior level professionals allows ECS to expand the existing building enclosure capabilities geographically and add significant project experience in the areas of commissioning, façade inspection, construction inspection and forensic architectural engineering services.

Sam Filisko joins ECS Midwest in Buffalo Grove, IL as the Director of Facilities Services, Senior Vice President. Sam is responsible for building the group geographically as well as leading and coordinating regional/national engineering opportunities. Sam has over 35 years’ experience in directing and growing national engineering, construction and forensic practices.

Douglas Ernst, PE, SE, BECxP joins ECS Midwest in Brookfield, WI as Facilities Senior Project Engineer. Doug provides consulting and design services for historic structures, critical façade inspections, property assessments, specialized testing (structural) and forensic investigations and analysis. Dale currently has over 40 years’ experience.

Dale Kent joins ECS Midwest in Brookfield, WI as Facilities Senior Associate. Dale has 30 years’ of experience and consults on roofing, masonry and property assessment services for new construction and existing buildings. Dale has maintained many contacts from when he attended Ball State University in the general construction and property management arenas.

Nathaniel Appleton RRO (AIA Associate) joins ECS Midwest in Brookfield, WI as Facilities Senior Architect. Nathaniel specializes in façade inspections, consulting and design services for roofing, stone, and masonry, property condition assessments, assessment of existing facilities and the design and repairs to historic structures. Nathaniel currently has over 15 years’ experience.

Steven Latimer, AIA, IIBEC joins ECS Southwest in San Antonio, TX as Facilities Senior Associate. Steven is responsible for testing and consulting services on new construction and existing buildings, property condition assessments, construction oversight, building envelope consulting, forensic investigation and analysis and design of repairs to existing structures. Steven currently has over 25 years’ experience.