FRCI, RRC, CCCA
Pat Downey is President of Merik, Inc. and has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, ranging from product development to the management of two material manufacturing companies. He is a Fellow and Past President of RCI, the Institute of Roofing, Waterproofing and Building Envelope professionals. Mr. Downey has been certified as a Registered Roof Consultant (RRC), the Institute's highest level of technical achievement.
He is Past President of the Atlanta Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute and is certified as Construction Contract Administrator (CCA). He was awarded the Institute's "Advancement of Construction Technology Award", at the National Convention for work in Georgia dealing with building code implementation of cool roofing. Mr. Downey was the founding President of the Georgia Chapter Roof Consultants Institute.
Bruce Goddard is responsible for providing structural engineering services. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of Georgia and Florida. Bruce has extensive experience working with parking decks, forensics investigation of buildings and concrete structures.
Bruce graduated from the University of Florida in 1969 with a degree in Civil Engineering and has graduate studies at the University of Florida in Construction Management.
In addition, Bruce is Vice President of a 501(c)3 nonprofit, Health and Education Relief Organization (HERO), that builds orphanages, schools, medical clinics and water systems in Haiti. He is also a member of Rotary International and the North Cobb Rotary Club.
Bryce McQueen, AIA
Director of Architecture
Bryce McQueen is Merik's resident registered Architect, having attained his masters at Georgia Tech. He has previously assisted in the assessment, design, and development of numerous building envelope remediation projects; such as Louisiana State University's Tiger Stadium and Dobbins Air Reserve Base. Bryce's expertise in window and walls has seen him published in Georgia Commons Magazine and afforded him the opportunity to present a case study during a regional RCI event. His enthusiasm and wealth of knowledge is a welcome addition to the Merik Team.
Bryce has been married for 9 years and is the proud father of two boys, ages 4 and 2. During his off-time, Bryce plays golf and spends time with his family.
Tim Wintemute has been in the Roofing Industry since 2007 in a variety of roles. After attending Georgia Tech for Building Construction Management, Tim has worked as a sales rep, technical rep, and inspector for roofing and waterproofing manufacturers. He has worked on all manner of roofing projects spanning numerous types of materials and construction. He currently works with Merik as a Project Manager and Construction Observer. Tim has a passion for detail and solving challenging waterproofing problems. He is a current member of RCI, the institute of roofing, waterproofing and exterior wall professionals.
Tim is married for 6 years and the father of young boy/girl twins. He enjoys spending time with his family and completing home improvement projects.
Bookkeeper & Project Coordinator
Tracey McDonald is responsible for computer design services and is experienced in field condition assessments. She holds Associates degrees in Business & Marketing and Interior Design. She has over 16 years of experience in the design and construction profession.
Tracey's focus at Merik includes design and construction document production in AutoCAD, and well as marketing and general office management tasks.
Katie, who happens to be Patrick Downey's daughter, has been in the building envelope consultation industry for more than a dozen years. She has previously earned the Registered Roofing Observer (RRO) credential after successfully completing a rigorous testing process overseen by RCI. Katie has observed the installation of a variety of roofing systems across the United States, but she is delighted to return to the company where her passion for the building envelope was first realized. In addition to quality assurance observation and her other technical skills, Katie manages the books and office administrative tasks for Merik.
When not working, Katie enjoys camping, fishing, and traveling.