Louis Vanacore, PE, PMP, CxP, CMRP Expert Witness

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: J.B. Shepherd and Company
  • Phone: (352) 793-9300
  • Website: www.jbsco.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Engineering and Construction

Keywords/Search Terms:

Management, Causal Analysis, Quality, Reliability, Safety, Design, Project Execution, Commissioning


Bachelor of Engineering Science, Mechanical, University of South Florida

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

LICENSES / CERTIFICATION: Florida Registered Professional Engineer License 14569 Project Management Professional (PMP) 1360434 Building Commissioning Professional Certification (BCxP) 8257201 Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) 151868 Florida General Contractors License CGC004831 (not active) Louis Vanacore is a Senior Associate Engineer with J.B. Shepherd and Company. Louis practices in the intersection of quality processes, design requirements, and management controls. Using a combination of awareness of system methodologies, human motivations, causal examination; a root cause for operational accidents, or product failures can be established. Louis’ broad and diverse experiences enable him to relate disparate information to establish the sequence of decisions, conditions, and actions which precipitate incidents. Louis’ experiences range from significant Federal government energy, military, and civil programs, industrial manufacturing, industrial processing, and large commercial projects. He has significant experience in the establishment and operations of business alliances, design management, project execution and operational readiness. Much of his career has involved projects associated with hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste (HTRW) materials. Louis is a professional engineer with extensive experience in the management of complex engineering projects. Today he serves J. B. Shepherd & Company, Inc. as a mechanical engineering consultant in the areas of project management, reliability, and root cause analysis. His skills come from over 25-years with Jacobs Engineering Group where he managed Federal HTRW process engineering related projects. Louis has served as Director of Projects & Design Engineering for Jacob’s base operations contract at the US Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Complex in Tullahoma TN; Resource Manager for Project Management, Director of Projects and Design Engineering for Jacobs Federal Region