Founder & Principal
Gina Crevello, Founder & Principal
As principal of Echem Consultants (Echem), Ms. Crevello, MSc, has positioned herself in the industry as a leading expert in the field of durability of the built environment. Her firm implements cutting edge investigative and repair techniques promoting the preservation of existing and new structures. Projects range from one-of-a-kind landmarks to critical infrastructure involving bridges, tunnels, rail-systems, cooling towers, energy substations, marine ports, and more.
With 22 years’ experience in material performance and forensics, she is actively engaged in furthering knowledge within the A/E/C industry through lecturers and publications. She strives to educate key decision makers of advanced repair techniques and design solutions which enhance their assets’ service life.
Gina Crevello is an architectural and materials conservator with a primary focus on corrosion related issues in reinforced concrete structures, masonry clad steel frame buildings and atmospherically exposed metals. Ms. Crevello holds an MSc and Advanced Certificate in Architectural Materials Conservation from Columbia University and is a Professional Associate of the American Institute of Conservation (AIC). She has spent the last 14 years of her career focusing on material durability, corrosion diagnostics, forensic investigations, lifecycle assessments, and electrochemical repair methods for critical infrastructure.
As a commitment to improving knowledge within the industry, she has co-chaired the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Concrete Service Life Conference for 4 consecutive years, is Vice President of the Association for Preservation Technology International (APTi) and is active in the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI). She has authored extensively on testing and material assessments and is the only recognized architectural conservator with electrochemical repair expertise in America.
Ms. Crevello founded Echem Consultants in 2009 and is celebrating its 10th year in business.