Our Team

ADS years of experience and excellent work have created a renowned reputation of integrity. This integrity has not only engendered tremendous client respect and loyalty resulting in an abundance of repeat work, but it is this integrity that has continuously recommended us to new clients. That is why our employees are so important to us. An excellent reputation can only be achieved and maintained with excellent employees – people who are willing to work hard, are open to learning new things, and aspire to excellence in all they do.

At ADS, we appreciate our employees and care about their professional development. With that in mind, we place every new employee into one of our design groups, each one headed by a Principal and including seasoned engineers who are committed to helping that person succeed.

Sangram (Sam) Sawant

Vice President- Technical
Sangram (Sam) is experienced in the evaluation and repair design of concrete, steel and wooden structures.

Charu (Pat) Patni

Vice President – Sales & Marketing
Charu (Pat) is responsible for growth within ADS. His responsibilities include defining business development and marketing strategies along with client services management within ADS.

Amit Nikam

Project Manager
Amit has over 10 years of experience in Analysis, Design, Detailing & 3D Modeling of Lumber, RCC & Steel Structures.

Kenneth G. Fraine, PE

Geotechnical Consultant
M.S., Civil Engineering, 1997, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia. Awarded Woodward-Clyde Professional Development Grant. Area of Concentration: .

Howard Schirmer, JR., PE

Strategic Business Development
As Strategic Business Development Consultant, Howard Schirmer, Jr. has been helping ADS for strategic planning and marketing efforts on a global basis.