Company Profile

Principal Bios

Gerard S. Hluchan, PE

Gerard S. Hluchan, PE

Principal | Senior Engineer

Gerard Hluchan began his career in the building industry working as a tradesman while attending night school.  He made the transition beginning as a project manager and design engineer at a Middletown, NY engineering firm.  It was during his 14 years spent at Fellenzer Engineering that Gerry met John Trombino and they formed the partnership that became Gerard Associates Consulting Engineers in 1993.  As president and senior engineer for all mechanical and electrical building systems design work, Gerry’s responsibilities include project management as well as daily business operations.

In addition to his responsibilities to the firm, Gerry spent 7 years sharing his expertise with students as an Adjunct Instructor at Orange County Community College.

Professional Engineering Licenses:

  • New York #069684
  • Maryland #20262
  • Pennsylvania #044795
  • Connecticut #18203

Professional & Civil Affiliations:

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • Goshen Chamber of Commerce, Past President
  • City of Middletown Board of Education, Past President
  • Town of Wallkill Zoning Board of Appeals, Past Chairman
John Trombino, PE

John Trombino, PE

Principal | Senior Engineer

Prior to his 6 years as a design engineer at Fellenzer Engineering, Mr. Trombino gained experience working in the mechanical contracting field.  In 1993, he co-founded Gerard Associates.  As vice president and senior mechanical engineer for mechanical building systems design work, John is responsible for project management as well as the review of all mechanical technical work.

Professional Engineering Licenses:

  • New York #071713
  • New Jersey #38780
  • Pennsylvania #044449
  • Florida #93259

Professional & Civil Affiliations:

  • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers
  • Nyack Fire Department Jackson Hose Co. No. 3
Scott Ziegler, PE

Scott Ziegler, PE

Principal | Senior Engineer

Mr. Ziegler has been working as a mechanical engineer since 2000.  He has extensive experience in the design and review of mechanical, plumbing and fire protection systems for a wide variety of commercial and residential buildings.  Experienced in New York State, New York City and other state and local governing codes.

Professional Engineering Licenses:

  • New York #091035

Civil Affiliations:

  • Minisink Valley Little League, Board Member
  • Minisink Valley Youth Football, Board Member
William Hluchan

William Hluchan

Principal I Electrical Engineer

Following five years of experience in the field of audio/video design and construction, Mr. Hluchan chose to pursue a secondary degree and career in electrical engineering. He began his career in the consulting engineering industry as a Computer Drafting Technician in 2016 while simultaneously completing his engineering degree. After earning his B.S in electrical engineering in 2019, Mr. Hluchan advanced to the role of design engineer at Gerard Associates. During his time as both a technician and engineer, he has gained expertise in the areas of electrical distribution, lighting and lighting controls, and fire alarm systems. Billy’s current responsibilities include design, project management, and business operations.

Certifications

  • OSHA 30 Certified
  • Fundamentals of AutoCAD; CAD Institute

Civic Affiliations

  • Illuminate Goshen Board of Directors