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Jim Bychowski

PE

SR. Vice President, International Business Development

Areas of Expertise

Fire Suppression Systems Design + Consulting

James A. Bychowski, PE is Senior Vice President responsible for International Business Development. He is a senior manager with experience building and growing sectors of Jensen Hughes in global markets. He has a solid track record of driving topline growth, building new business, securing customer loyalty, and forging strong and collaborative relationships with external business partners. His specialties include international business development and management, operational management, and branding and identity development. Mr. Bychowski's technical experience includes analyses of many types of occupancies including high-rise offices and hotels, shopping malls, airport terminals, aircraft hangars, petrochemical processing, power generation stations, stadiums, convention centers, hospitals, universities, assisted living facilities, museums, rail and commuter, distribution terminals and numerous other facilities. Mr. Bychowski has prepared numerous fire protection strategies and fire suppression and alarm system designs for many facilities. He has conducted post-fire investigations and analyses of shopping malls, high-rise hotels, warehouses, factories, chemical storage and processing facilities, racetracks, residences and restaurants to determine causes of fire protection system failures and fire propagation. He has recently been involved in the investigation of combustible cladding systems and performing associated risk analysis for clients and was a primary technical reviewer for the NFPA EFFECT tool for assessing combustible façades.

Education / Certifications
  • MBA, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
  • BS, Fire Protection and Safety Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Registered PE: IN, WI

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