Interface Consulting Enhances Its Team of Experts
Interface Consulting International, Inc., a global expert services firm, is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Michael Purtell to senior managing consultant, as well as the addition of project consultant Matthew Scheps. As the construction and engineering industry continues to evolve, Interface Consulting remains committed to enhancing the expertise it provides its clients in claims, litigation, and arbitration matters worldwide.
Mr. Purtell joined the firm in 2014 with several years of domestic and international construction experience. Most recently, he was promoted to senior consultant in 2016. “Mr. Purtell has moved up the ranks in a short period of time with his tenure as both a project and senior consultant,” said Lisa Heard, vice president – commercial group. “Mr. Purtell’s unparalleled progression reflects his outstanding leadership and performance with the company while honing his construction consulting and testifying expert skillset. His advancement, coupled with his construction management background and EPC experience on large-scale chemical and oil and gas projects, further enhances the quality and diversification of our services.”
Prior to joining Interface Consulting, Mr. Scheps, a civil engineer, worked in multiple industry sectors, including buildings, utilities, LNG, and transportation and infrastructure. “Mr. Scheps brings over seven years of boots-on-the-ground engineering and project management experience with two of the top 25 Engineering News Record contractor firms,” said Ms. Heard. “He not only is ramping up in his new role analyzing construction claims and disputes from a different side of the table, but he is also the author of Interface’s recent article series about the management of construction delays, exploration of industry trickle-down effects, and the evolution of force majeure during these unprecedented times of COVID-19.”
Since 1986, Interface Consulting has provided a wide range of expert services to the construction- and engineering-related industries on over 1,050 projects around the world. Through its commitment to growth and advancement, Interface Consulting continues to cultivate its primary resource of highly qualified and experienced construction experts and provide new solutions to its clients’ challenges.