About

Daniel C. Bruck, Ph.D., LEED AP BD+C

  • Architectural Acoustics
  • Sound Systems
  • Environmental Noise Control

Dan has been a consultant in architectural and environmental acoustics for more than 20 years and has served as president of BRC since 1995.

Dan’s technical specialties are architectural acoustics design and environmental noise control, with projects that include auditoriums, industrial facilities, recording studios, schools, and performing arts facilities. His expertise also includes noise/vibration control and sound isolation for a wide range of industrial and commercial projects. He has provided expert witness testimony for a range of projects involving architectural, land use, and environmental issues.

Dan has served on the faculties of Cornish College of the Arts, the Art Institute of Seattle, and Bellevue College, and he guest lectures at Seattle Pacific University and Washington State University. His research includes concert hall acoustics from the performer’s perspective and studies of loudness perception. Dan was instrumental in the development of acoustics credits for the U.S. Green Building Council as Chair of the Acoustics Working Group, and he served as Chair for the Interior Environmental Quality Technical Advisory Group (TAG). He was a key contributor to the acoustical section and credits in the Washington Sustainable Schools Protocol (WSSP) and was a member of the working group that developed the ANSI Standard 12.60 – 2002 for acoustical design in schools. He was also a workshop participant and invited contributor to “Sound Matters — Acoustical Solutions for the Modern Office,” a General Services Administration (GSA) guiding document for office acoustics. He is a frequent contributor to technical publications, professional and technical society conferences, and continuing education programs for architects and other design professionals.

Education

  • Ph.D. (Acoustics), University of Washington, Seattle WA
  • Master of Arts, Music Acoustics, University of Washington, Seattle WA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music Performance, Berklee College of Music, Boston MA

Elizabeth Bogomolov

Senior Consultant

elizabethb@brcacoustics.com
  • Architectural Acoustics
  • Mechanical Noise Control

Elizabeth has over 40 years of experience in acoustical design and joined BRC in 2016 as a Senior Consultant. Her projects include industrial, commercial, and residential developments, airports, and surface transportation facilities.

Elizabeth has extensive experience and expertise specializing in room acoustics, mechanical system noise & vibration control and environmental noise prediction, as well as railroad and other transportation projects. Her expertise also extends to performance spaces and music & speech recording.

Education

  • Master of Science, Architectural Acoustics, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • State University of Cinema and Television, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, St. Petersburg, Russia

Ioana Park, P.E., LEED AP BD+C

Senior Consultant

ipark@brcacoustics.com
  • Environmental Noise Control
  • Mechanical Noise Control

Ioana joined BRC in 1989 and is a Senior Consultant in environmental acoustics and mechanical system noise control. Her projects include industrial, commercial, and residential developments, airports, and surface transportation facilities.

Ioana has extensive experience in conducting complex noise studies involving noise measurements and monitoring, computer modeling to predict future noise levels based on proposed project activities, evaluation of environmental impacts of noise, and recommendations for noise mitigation measures for compliance with standards and minimizing impacts. She is often called upon to provide expert witness testimony in court proceedings and project land-use hearings, and she presents BRC’s course in Environmental Noise Control for AIA Continuing Education.

Ioana is a registered Professional Engineer (Acoustics) in Oregon and a member of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Education

  • Master of Arts, Acoustics, University of Washington, Seattle WA
  • Bachelor of Science, Physics and Bachelor of Arts, Music, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH
  • Physics Major, University of Bucharest, Romania

Anita Joh

Senior Consultant

ajoh@brcacoustics.com
  • Architectural Acoustics
  • Environmental Noise Control
  • Mechanical Noise Control
  • Audiovisual Design

As a consultant in acoustics since 2008, Anita has worked on a wide range of projects and has provided technical and practical design for Architectural Acoustics, HVAC and Mechanical Noise Control, Industrial Noise Control, Environmental Noise Assessments, and Transit Noise and Vibration Assessments. Having consulted in Australia, Canada, and the U.S. throughout her career, Anita is well versed in international policies and guidelines and has worked in concert with regulatory authorities in different countries. Anita’s combined expertise covers global market sectors ranging from oil & gas, petrochemical, material handling and processing facilities to large complex spaces with reverberation, sound absorption, reflection, isolation, diffusion, and structural vibration requirements.

In addition to Acoustical and Audiovisual design, Anita’s academic background in Sustainable Design has allowed her to identify with the multidisciplinary goals of ecologically sensitive sites. She has also been called upon to provide expert witness testimony for land and environmental impacts and gives BRC presentations on LEED and Architectural Design for Acoustics.

Education

  • Masters of Design Science, Audio & Acoustics and Sustainable Design, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Graduate Diploma Design Science, Audio & Acoustics, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Advanced Diploma of Audio Engineering & Sound Production, JMC Academy (Student of the Year runner-up), Sydney, Australia

Jaimie Szuhay

  • Architectural Acoustics
  • Environmental Noise Control

Jaimie has been active in acoustics since 2011 and joined BRC in August 2016. Her specialties are architectural acoustics design and environmental noise control.

With a technical background in computer data acquisition and computer modeling, Jaimie’s experience includes modeling and analysis for sound isolation of mixed-use and residential developments and for future prediction of room acoustics based on proposed architectural concepts. Jaimie also serves as a Sound Specialist for municipalities and conducts field measurements for assessment, monitoring, and study of environmental noise.

In addition to acoustical design and field measurements, her responsibilities include information technology and marketing support, as well as website management.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Audio Arts & Acoustics, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago IL

Roger Andrews

General Manager

randrews@brcacoustics.com

Roger’s professional experience in the field of acoustics includes his association with BRC Acoustics & Audiovisual Design since 1997 and more than 20 years as a naval officer with a specialty in underwater acoustics. After his navy service, he was vice president of a small engineering and manufacturing firm in the Seattle area for six years, leaving that position to join BRC as Director of Business Development. He became General Manager of BRC in March 2000. Roger opened BRC’s Charleston, SC, office in January 2009. He is actively involved with offices on both coasts, with responsibilities for administrative matters, marketing, and client contact on a range of project issues.

Education

  • Masters of Science, Systems Management, University of Southern California
  • Bachelors of Arts, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley CA

Lee Bruck

Business Administrator

lbruck@brcacoustics.com

Lee joined BRC Acoustics & Audiovisual Design in 1996 as Accounting Manager/Office Manager.

Prior to BRC, Lee worked for over 10 years in accounting departments and non-profit organizations in Seattle. Her expertise in accounting, office management, human resources, and fun continue to provide BRC a foundation of organization and community. Her responsibilities also include customer relations, marketing, charitable giving, and party planning.

Lee continues to actively pursue her interest in music, playing the piano for family and friends, playing duets with her twin sister, and contributing each year to musical theater.

Education

  • Master of Music, Piano Pedagogy, University of Oregon, Eugene OR
  • Bachelor of Arts, Piano Performance, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA

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