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Coffman Engineers Promotes Eric Apolenis to Principal

April 2, 2018

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Coffman Engineers is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Apolenis, PE, DBIA to Principal. Eric is the General Manager for Coffman's Southeast Region which includes the Atlanta, DC Metro, and Charleston offices. Together with key fire protection leadership, Eric has worked diligently to establish an east coast presence for Coffman and to develop the fire protection practice across the organization. Coffman's fire protection presence on the east coast has been well received by national account clients and led to numerous project opportunities. Coffman's fire protection team has also grown to more than 50 FPE's companywide.

Eric has more than 18 years of experience as a fire protection engineer advising design teams, construction teams, and building owners on compliance with local and international fire safety codes and standards. His areas of focus include civic, courthouse, higher-education, large public assemblies, laboratories, high-rise buildings, historic structures, detention centers, and correctional facilities.

Read Eric's complete bio in the Firm Leadership section.


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