Individual Profiles

img_0002Jordan M. Albert
Project Consultant

Jordan contributes to Berman & Wright as a Project Consultant in our Somerville office. He provides on-site field investigations to diagnose building deficiencies in a wide range of areas, such as structural, mechanical, and geotechnical issues and also develops drawings and graphic visuals. Jordan graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 2016 and completed his FE Certification in March 2016, with intentions of pursuing his PE license. Mr. Albert’s experience includes both small and large scale residential and commercial projects, with regard to design and construction phases, renovations and preservation, deficiency investigation and diagnosis, and remediation design.

Alyssa BermanAlyssa Mae Berman
Marketing Manager

Alyssa develops and maintains programs to promote Berman & Wright. She plans promotional campaigns by organizing efforts for networking, coordinates marketing initiates such as association involvement and event planning, manages Berman & Wright’s website, and uses her creativity and design capabilities to provide direction for visual communications media. Her skills in research and project coordination are utilized to develop presentations, research the market to understand opportunities for Berman and Wright, and strive to ensure that our customers are satisfied.

Additionally, Alyssa communicates with clients and attorneys to ensure that projects are properly moving forward while providing in-house support for the day-to-day operations in the Somerville office. She develops protocols to maintain consistency in work product and coordinates communications including project development efforts while participating in the organization and analysis of documentation as well as assistance in report development.

Bryan KeyesBryan Keyes
Technical Support

As Technical Support with Berman & Wright, Bryan performs field investigations to diagnose building deficiencies and aids in the development of design drawings, project proposals, schedules, and cost estimates.  Bryan helps manage the scope and schedules of active projects to ensure each aspect of the project is completed in a timely fashion.

Bryan is currently pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering from Rutgers University.o


Emma McArdle

Administrative Assistant

As an administrative assistant with Berman & Wright, Emma supports project development, provides technical support, and manages the in-house operations of our Somerville, New Jersey office.

She has a large range of responsibilities from communication with clients and attorneys, contributing to data management, and preparing final work product for our projects.Emma also supports the firm’s business development and marketing efforts, supplements the content of technical reports, develops tabular and graphic information, photographic databases and other work product based on research and investigation findings.

Emma is currently studying Journalism and Statistics as a senior at Rutgers University.

Leslie SchatzLeslie Thornton
Executive Administrator

Leslie Thornton provides clerical support and technical assistance for prospective and active projects, while successfully coordinating the set-up of new clients with the Bookkeeping department. By tracking the status and progression of service agreements and retainers, she proficiently maintains consultant calendars of all projects and ensures that each department workload report remains current.

Through database development, report review, document controls, and technical support, Leslie aids in research and preparation of final work product produced for issuance to clients and attorneys.

Ed Wrenn_2012M. Edward Wrenn
Project Consultant

Edward Wrenn has extensive experience and education in building diagnostics, construction claims, CPM scheduling, industrial project management, industrial engineering, and health physics.  In the health physics industry, he provided practical application of site characterization and remediation of radioactive isotopes and project coordination in a strict regulatory environment.

As a Project Consultant, Ed provides project management and planning for the investigation and analysis of buildings.  Ed demonstrates great skill in diagnosing design and construction deficiencies of structures, and has expertise in coordinating building investigations, advising clients, and applying successful strategies for project progression. Ed’s skills are instrumental in developing building diagnostic investigations and professional expert reports, analyzing building codes, industry standards, and material specifications, and effectively developing detailed engineering estimates for building remediation and repairs.