Stephen is a founding partner and President of Future Tech Consultants (FTC) with over 30 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. With his extensive knowledge of special inspections and forensic investigations, Stephen’s main goal from the inception of FTC was to help the company grow. His constant guidance in how to provide these services using an efficient, effective and professional approach has helped the company develop into a leading provider of special inspections and engineering consulting services in the metropolitan tri-state area.
With a constant vision to remain on the cutting edge of the industry, Stephen recognized a need to become a more diversified company and sought the ability to offer a multitude of services to the industry. In a few years, Stephen’s vision became a reality. FTC, with its primary services being special inspections and materials testing, expanded its services to include engineering consultation, façade and existing building investigation, mechanical, plumbing, and energy compliance inspections. The company now has the ability to provide a broad range of services, giving FTC the advantage of being a single source company for all code mandated special inspection requirements.
Stephen earned his BSCE from Polytechnic University of New York and holds Professional Engineering licenses in the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Nevada. He is a Fellow of the ACI and a member of ASCE, ASTM, AWS, CIB, NSPE, PCI, ICC and SEAoNY.
He is a past president of the ACI New York Chapter and Concrete Industry Board of New York. He is active with the ACI and serves as a voting member for various ACI Committees including ACI 121: Quality Assurance Systems for Concrete, ACI 214: Evaluation of Results of Tests Used to Determine the Strength of Concrete, and ACI 680: Adhesive Anchor Installer Certification. He also is currently on the board of directors for the Concrete Industry Board and Concrete Industry Foundation.