David Ford

Senior Principal/Diagnostics

Practice Areas

David specializes in building enclosure consulting and project management, focusing on façade assessment and restoration, building enclosure commissioning, roofing condition assessment, moisture infiltration evaluation, and building enclosure sustainable design. Additionally, he has expertise in structural condition assessments, parking garage restoration, concrete elevation and repair, and capital asset management planning.


With over 20 years of consulting and forensic engineering experience, David leads projects across North America. His extensive work includes serving as the firmwide leader for building enclosure consulting, where he manages both new and existing building projects. David’s certifications as a Registered Roof Consultant and Registered Waterproofing Consultant attest to his deep knowledge of building enclosure systems. 


Coach, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) Program
Mentoring Program Chair, 100 Black Men of Greater Kansas City
Board Member, Wildwood Outdoor Education Center


M.S., Civil Engineering (Structures), University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Architectural Engineering, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University