ProNet Group Opens Office in Southern California

HOUSTON, TX (June 20, 2012) - ProNet Group, a leader in forensic consulting services to the insurance, corporate risk management and legal industries since 1990, announces the recent opening of its regional office in Newport Beach, California. This location will provide ProNet clients with services such as construction defect consulting expertise, property damage evaluations, electrical engineering failures, structural/civil engineering evaluations, fire origin and cause investigations, mechanical industrial equipment analysis, and expert witness testimony. This office will also serve as a primary point of local and west coast control and project management for catastrophe engineering needs stemming from earthquakes and other weather related catastrophe events.

The Newport Beach office will be managed by Kenneth C. Smith, P.E.  Mr. Smith has forty (40) plus years experience in general engineering.  He has extensive engineering and management experience in the areas of engineering design, forensic engineering investigations, public and private bidding of projects, construction defect analysis, construction management, feasibility studies, cost estimating, agency approvals and hearings, bond sales for public financing, boundary surveys, platting and subdivision of property, and topographic surveys.