Mark R. Barrow

Senior Vice President, Technical Services / P.E. / Pensacola


Mr. Barrow holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states. He is also a Certified XL Tribometrist (CXLT). He has experience in structural design, project management, construction administration, engineering management, fenestration product design, manufacturing operations management, and engineering forensics.

Mr. Barrow has extensive experience in structural design and design team project management involving post-tensioned concrete, reinforced concrete, structural steel, masonry, and wood-framed structures in the residential, commercial, industrial, and educational sectors. Mr. Barrow’s structural design experience covers a broad array of building types including high value single-family residential structures, high-rise residential structures, commercial retail facilities, commercial office buildings, warehouse facilities, educational buildings, performing arts theaters, marine structures, and airport terminals.

Mr. Barrow also served as an engineering and operations manager in the field of design, development, manufacturing, and testing of wind-loaded residential and commercial sectional and rolling doors and hurricane shutters. Mr. Barrow served as a member of the Door and Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA) Commercial and Residential Garage Door Technical Committee responsible for code compliance and standards development for the commercial and residential garage door industry.

As a forensic engineer, Mr. Barrow performs inspections and cause and origin analysis of storm-related damage, structural fire damage, water damage, construction defects, structural design defects, building code and ADA accessibility code compliance, and premises liability evaluations. These inspections and analyses encompass commercial, residential, civic, religious, hospitality and multi-residential building types and include floor failures, building settlement and/or collapse, moisture intrusions, wall and roof system failures, building envelope and cladding system deficiencies and failures, fenestration component deficiencies and failures, and pedestrian falls.

Education and Certifications

  • Civil Engineering, B.S.: University of Florida
  • Registered Professional Engineer: Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Texas
  • Certified XL Tribometrist (CXLT)
  • Thermal/Infrared Thermography – Buildings/Roofs Specific, Level I: Certificate of Achievement