Building enclosures contribute to the most critical aspects of a build. In our 30 year history, we’ve been rendering our skills, experience and expertise to building owners, architects, and general contractors to preserve and secure buildings across Georgia.
The business of securing and preserving buildings is a tough industry. But your Building Enclosure journey shouldn’t be challenging when you’re with the right people.
Our team maintains a straightforward and transparent approach to ensure you receive the support you need while navigating the challenges of the building enclosure process.
Protecting Building Enclosure entails a high level of skill, attention to detail, and industry know-how. With Merik, you’re assured of all these things, plus more:
With decades of experience in diagnosing and solving building enclosure issues, we’re committed to securing buildings not just for our clients today, but for generations to come. This is the assurance you get: we’ll help you secure your buildings not for just for your immediate need, but for the long term.
President of Merik, AIA, NCARB
Director of Engineering
Bryce McQueen is the President of Merik and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as a Georgia Registered Architect. Bryce attained his Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture degrees at Georgia Tech and has nearly 15 years of experience in building enclosure consulting. He has a wide array of experience in building enclosure remediation, condition assessment, repair design, and forensic investigation of buildings throughout the United States.
Bryce’s expertise in roofing, waterproofing, and building enclosure systems has included state publications, local and regional presentations, and national awards in forensic report writing.
Steve Gleason is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 25 years of experience in construction consulting. Steve’s experience includes evaluation, design, project management, and expert testimony services related to moisture intrusion, construction materials forensics, and building enclosure failures. He provides services related to a wide variety of construction materials and building envelope components including masonry, concrete, glass and glazing systems, stone, stucco, EIFS, sealants, coatings, and roofing and waterproofing systems. He has consulted on more than 500 projects ranging from residences to over 70-story high rises both domestically and internationally.
Steve has a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on construction materials science.
Ryan Roundtree is a veteran of the United States Air Force of 8 years and a Senior Technician with Merik. He is pursuing a Construction Management degree from Louisiana State University.
Ryan specializes in water testing, building enclosure inspections, and serves as Merik’s Safety Program Manager. He is also a COSS, Certified Occupational Safety Specialist, MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform) certified, and FAA Drone Pilot Certified.
Matt Latka has been a building enclosure consultant in the commercial and institutional construction industry for nearly ten years. He has experience in numerous areas of building design and construction, with particular emphasis on thermal, air and moisture management of wall and roof systems. Areas of expertise include exterior cladding materials (EIFS, brick, stucco, various other siding materials), amenity deck and balcony waterproofing, window and door assemblies, and related underlying moisture management materials.
Matt is certified as a Registered Roof Observer (RRO), a Registered Exterior Wall Observer (REWO) with the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC); and as an Infrared Thermographer I with the Infrared Technology Center. He has extensive experience both performing, witnessing, and managing building enclosure field tests such as ASTM E1105 and AAMA 501.2 Window Testing and ASTM D7877 Electronic Leak Detection for waterproofing systems, among others.