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February 5, 2020 @ 5:30 pm 8:00 pm

Members – $40.00 in advance, $50.00 at the door Non-Members – $45.00 in advance, $55.00 at the door PLEASE RSVP ON LINE BY 2/3 Cash/Check or Credit Card

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Address: 128 3rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (855) 265-0812

When: Wednesday, February 5th.
Registration at 5:30pm to 6:00pm–Presentation to start sharply at 6:00pm Followed by networking, food and beverages 7:00pm – 8:00pm


National ICRI Project of Excellence Award
Signature Place Condominium,
St. Petersburg FL
Award given to RL James Inc.


Gary Wasser joined the R.L.James, Inc. GC team in 2003 and became a partner in the company in 2013. He currently serves as the Vice President of Estimating and Sales and oversees the company’s estimating staff in addition to handling the estimating responsibilities in the Tampa/Sarasota market. Gary has served on the ICRI FWC Chapter Board of Directors from 2006 – 2010, including two years as Treasurer, and is currently serving a second term beginning in 2018. Prior to working for RLJ he worked for 10 years as a Licensed Community Association Manager, managing condominium associations on Longboat Key, where his first introduction to RLJ was as an impressed customer. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Trenton State College in 1984.

Mitch Wright has been engaged in the field of Building Science and Forensic Architecture for the past 16 years, specializing in Building Envelope Science, Research and Analysis. Mr. Wright has a broad range of professional experience including Analysis and Design of the Exterior Building Envelope, Numerical and Hygrothermal analysis of Thermal and Moisture Transport through building materials and structures, and Microscopic Analysis of paints, coatings and other building materials. Mr. Wright also has experience in claims related Building Design and Construction defects. He has provided expert witness services and testimony for both plaintiffs and defendants, in numerous cases throughout the State of Florida. Mr. Wright is a RCI Registered Waterproofing Consultant, and sits on the Board of Directors for the Tampa Bay Building Enclosure Council. In 2015, Mr. Wright was elected to the American Academy of Forensic Sciences for recognition of his work in the field of Forensic Architecture and Building Sciences.

This presentation will include an overview of our Signature Place Condominium construction defect repair and building envelope-waterproofing project that was the recipient of the ICRI Project of the Year Award in the High Rise category. We will highlight the discovery, investigation protocol, and repair methods of defective reinforced masonry shear walls and stucco installation as well as the building envelope waterproofing. The ICRI submission process for project of the year awards will be explained in an effort to encourage members to submit projects for future awards. This will be a benefit to other companies in our FWC Chapter.

Come congratulate our members on a great job!!! We look forward to seeing you there!


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