Meet the Team
Richard Nolan, PE
Rich is a licensed professional engineer with 21 years engineering experience. He holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Engineering from RPI and was employed by Knolls Atomic Power Lab for 8 years before starting Nolan Engineering. He has 2 children. In 2022 Rich launched Nolan Structural Products, which is a sister-company to Nolan Engineering that focuses on designing, manufacturing and distributing structural repair products.
Jocelyn holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from The Sage Colleges. She is also a New York State certified Notary Public and owns multiple rental properties. She has 2 daughters and 2 English Shepherds who take up the majority of her free time, but she also enjoys gardening, making art, and attending local live music events.
Steve, after 4 years of active duty in the Army, settled in the Pacific Northwest to attend school, getting his AAS in Drafting and Design Technology while continuing his Army career in the Reserves. His early experience involved design and installation of fire sprinkler systems, working for Patriot Fire Protection in Portland Oregon. Upon moving to New York in 1998, he began drafting for local firms specializing in commercial projects such as high schools, libraries, and municipal centers. Realizing his desire to do more residential projects, he worked for Lincoln Logs in Chestertown, NY until its demise in 2008 and as proprietor of JGS Drafting in South Glens Falls. Before coming to Nolan Engineering, Steve worked as the drafting manager and lead designer for Eric & Eric, a design/build firm in Brant Lake, for 9 years and served on a local planning board for 6 years.
Outside of work, Steve and his wife enjoy multi-day backpacking trips, hiking, and traveling on a budget.
Jason is a registered architect with 20 years experience. He holds a Masters of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He spent 10 years in Portland, Oregon, working on many office tenant fit-ups, new high-rise office buildings and mixed-use residential towers, banks and retail projects. Coming back east, Jason focused on healthcare architecture in the Hudson Valley, designing new medical office buildings and medical office fit-ups, before moving down to Philadelphia, where he grew up. His work in Philadelphia mostly focused on multi-family residential construction along with restaurant and retail projects. Jason has settled in Saratoga County with his wife and children. He enjoys exploring what the Capital and Adirondack Regions have to offer, and traveling to spend time with family in Vermont.
Brian Choi, PE
Brian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering from University of California San Diego. Prior to joining the Nolan Engineering team, Brian worked for The Consulting Engineers Group in Murrieta, California where he designed structural pre-stressed concrete for commercial construction. Outside of work, he enjoys spending his time outdoors, from snowboarding to rock-climbing.
John has over thirty years in the property insurance industry utilizing his unique background experience in various aspects of the property failure analysis and construction/restoration industries within the insurance community. John’s experience can be utilized for structural investigations and failure determinations. John can recommend proper repair procedures for losses and prepare damage or competitive estimates. In addition, he is frequently asked to be a party in the appraisal process as identified in an insurance policy.
John received his degree in Civil Engineering and is continuing to pursue his Professional Engineering designation. He is also a member of the New Salem Volunteer Fire Department.
Nick Hart, EIT
Nick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University. Prior to joining the Nolan Engineering team, Nick worked for Guth DeConzo Consulting Engineers in Troy, NY where he designed commercial HVAC systems for hospitals, universities and schools. Nick has worked in construction with his family for most of his life, ranging from residential construction to commercial concrete. Nick currently holds an EIT certification and plans to obtain his professional engineering license in the near future. Outside of work, Nick enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and dog, hiking or kayaking and playing ice hockey.
Collin is a recent graduate from Clarkson University, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. Prior to joining the Nolan Engineering team, Collin worked as an intern in the design group for the NYS Department of Transportation. He has settled in Saratoga Springs to begin his engineering career and is excited to get to know the Capital Region and experience all it has to offer.
Joe holds as AAS degree in Drafting and Design Technology with over 25 years experience in architectural design. His project list includes Design and Construction Documents for Residential Homes, Retail Stores, Apartment and Senior Living Complexes, Health Care Facilities, Banks and Fire Stations. Joe was born and raised in the Capital Region and resides in Glenville with his wife and daughter. Outside of work, Joe enjoys wood working and spending time with his family.
Terrel holds an associate degree in fine art from the Junior College of Albany. After working three years in the construction field, in 1985 he joined a land surveying firm as a manual drafter. Throughout the last 38 years he has worked as a designer/drafter in several related disciplines including: residential, commercial & industrial architecture, civil engineering, land surveying & subdivision design, AEC textbook illustration, as well as 3D & photo rendering. In his spare time, he enjoys painting & studying art. He has been married 40 years and has three daughters.
Scott holds an Architectural Technology (AAS) degree with over 12+ years of experience in the industry working with both engineering and architecture firms forming a solid understanding of both disciplines and their interactions with one another. He has worked on numerous types of projects over the years but has found that his true passion is helping clients with additions and renovations to their existing residential properties or helping them design new ones. Listening to their desires and needs, he can provide guidance through the sometimes-overwhelming process offering suggestions on how to avoid unnecessary complications often translating into cost savings and expediency of the project while still maintaining the desired outcome, helping them to find a result they are truly happy with.
During his time off he enjoys spending time with his wife and chocolate lab, hanging out on the deck or in the greenhouse listening to music, gardening, hiking, cruising in the classic car, home renovations, and dreaming of the Florida Keys.
Marley holds a Mechanical Technology (AAS) Degree with over 10 years of experience working in some form of the construction trade.
She has worked on drawings from predesign to as-builts for
Fire Sprinkler Suppression Systems, Security Gate Systems, Residential Homes & Additions, Commercial Buildings such as Hospitals, Apartment Buildings,
Manufacturing Facilities (John Deere & Caterpillar while living in Iowa), Complex HVAC Systems Fabrication Drawings, Smaller Client Existing Commercial
Fit-ups, Custom Kitchens & Wood Built-Ins for residential clients. Marley intends on returning to complete her bachelor’s in engineering soon.
During Marley’s time away from the office she enjoys
spending time with her Red Bone Coonhound – Cooper & Family! She enjoys tricking out her Truck & spending time outdoors in the beautiful nature we get to call home in upstate NY! In Marley’s spare time she is also training to
become a seaplane pilot!
Tom has degrees in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture. He worked in many management positions over a 40-year career for a defense contractor supporting the nuclear navy. His experience includes managing a nuclear submarine prototype power plant; large test facilities; facilities operations and maintenance engineering; quality assurance; and human resources.
Tom’s outside interests include sports car racing and he has held leadership positions in several non-profit and volunteer organizations.
Bryan attended Burnt Hills Ballston Lake Highschool. While there he studied art, architecture, engineering, metal fabrication, and drafting. He would go on to graduate early in January 2021 and go straight into Hudson Valley Community College that spring. While there he studied a myriad of things. Civil engineering, architecture, construction management. While not currently holding a degree in any of those Bryan does hope to attain a degree in some form of engineering. While not at school Bryan worked for Marcella’s Restaurant in Glenville for 2 years, and at the Lake Hill Stewarts for 8 months before Rich Nolan recruited him to work at Nolan Structural products. Bryan has been using all his skills including his knowledge of Auto Cad. He works closely with Rich Nolan the owner to design, test, and manufacture the products we sell. Always busy yet always willing to lend a helping hand.