Gary Nyland, GC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Mr. Nyland is a testifying expert in the forensic analysis of construction components and assemblies. His substantial experience with a broad range of building materials and construction techniques coupled with his background in architectural design provides the basis for his work as an expert for construction defect litigation. Mr. Nyland has more than 40 years of continuous involvement in construction, design, and microbial issues.

WORK HISTORY
Senior Associate (Independent), 2007-Present
Core Consulting Group, Inc., San Diego, CA
Construction consulting and forensic analysis for defect litigation support. Conduct site inspections, perform destructive testing, prepare cost analyses, compose reports, provide expert testimony, create demonstrative evidence.

Senior Associate, 2006-2007
Affiliated Professional Services, El Dorado Hills, CA
Construction consulting and forensic analysis for defect litigation support. Conduct site inspections, perform destructive testing, prepare cost analyses, compose reports, provide expert testimony.

Senior Associate, 2001-2006
LaCroix Davis LLC, Folsom, CA
Construction consulting and forensic analysis for defect litigation support. Conduct site inspections, perform destructive testing, prepare cost analyses, compose reports, provide expert testimony, conduct fungal assessments, create demonstrative evidence.

Senior Analyst, 1999-2001
Pinnacle One, Sacramento, CA
Construction consulting and forensic analysis for defect litigation support. Conduct site inspections, perform destructive testing, prepare cost analyses, compose reports, conduct fungal assessments.

Production Manager, 1997-1999
Pacific Builders, Sacramento, CA
Construction and design management for installed sales of solariums, room additions, window and siding replacement. Perform on-site analysis, prepare construction drawings and engineering documents, obtain building permits, order materials, direct sub-contractors, multiple construction crews and warranty personnel.

General Contractor, 1977-1997
Hammerhead Const. & Design, Sacramento, CA
Residential, commercial and multi-family construction and design. Perform sales, prepare contracts, design and drafting, material specification and purchasing, direct sub-contractors and employees, perform grading, foundation, concrete, framing, siding, roofing, sheet metal, waterproofing, windows and doors, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, insulation, drywall, stucco, masonry, cabinets, tile, flooring, painting, finish carpentry, etc. Interface with owners, building officials, manufacturer’s representatives, architects, engineers, material suppliers and consultants.

Construction, 1974-1977
Design Resources, Santa Monica, CA
Residential and multi-family construction and design. Design and drafting, material specification and purchasing, direct sub-contractors and employees, perform grading, foundation, concrete, framing, siding, roofing, sheet metal, waterproofing, windows and doors, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, insulation, drywall, stucco, cabinets, flooring, painting, finish carpentry, etc. Interface with owners, building officials, architects, engineers, material suppliers and consultants.

Drafting/Design, 1973
Peoples Housing Inc., Topanga Canyon, CA
Drafting, site surveys and model building in connection with architectural design for commercial, institutional, medical and civic projects.

Drafting/Design, 1972
Cox Liske Lionakis & Beaumont, Sacramento, CA
Apprentice drafting, site surveys, model building and graphics in connection with architectural design for commercial, residential, industrial and medical projects.

Drafting/Design, 1971
Harry Nyland & Associates, Sacramento, CA
Apprentice drafting, design, site surveys, graphics in connection with architectural design for commercial, residential and historic projects.

Construction, 1970
Soracco Sheet Metal, Sacramento, CA
Apprentice sheet metal, drywall and painting.

Construction, 1969
Ed Wood Carpentry, Colusa, CA
Apprentice carpentry, concrete and painting.

EDUCATION
UC Berkeley, 2006
Building Sciences, Lumber Technology, Mold Certificates

HAZCOM Training, 2006
Lead Awareness Certificate

Folsom Lake College, Folsom CA, 2003-2006
Design, Art History, Graphics

So. Calif. Institute of Architecture, Santa Monica CA, 1972-1974
Architecture

California State University, Sacramento CA, 1971
Drafting and Design

American River College, Sacramento CA, 1969-1971
Drafting and Design

Del Campo High School, Fair Oaks CA, 1964-1969
Diploma

REGISTRATION / LICENSES
Certified mold remediator CMR 00090
Licensed Calif. Contractor (inactive) 543586-B
Certified Professional Building Designer
Certified Indoor Environmentalist CIE 00761
Indoor Air Quality Association
American Institute of Building Design
Architectural Woodworking Institute