Thornton Tomasetti Appoints New VP

Thornton Tomasetti of New York, a company focused on engineering design, investigation and analysis, hired architect Richard J. Vivenzio as vice president of the Building Performance segment.

Vivenzio, a licensed architect in New York and New Jersey, has more than 28 years of experience in architectural project management, construction administration, building diagnostic services and forensic investigation. He has a working knowledge of code interpretation, including International Building Codes, Boca Codes, and ADA Accessibility, as well as zoning and local laws. He also has experience in proper forensic analysis, cause and origin investigations, construction means and methods, and building systems including roofing and exterior building envelope enclosures.

Prior to joining Thornton Tomasetti, Vivenzio was an assistant director of architecture at Chester, Ploussas, Lisowsky Partnership LLC in Matawan, N.J., where he was a project manager on numerous residential projects, adult communities, retail centers and office buildings.

Vivenzio is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg and has a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering technology. He also completed a training course in forensic procedures from the Investigative Engineering Association in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.