Galen H. Doody, P.E.

Registered Engineer, State of Illinois


Specialist in Building Engineering

A licensed professional engineer since 1980, Galen’s specialty is building engineering. He has also designed building- security and fire-alarm systems and served as an investigator for insurance companies in reference to loss investigations, building cost, estimating and report writing.

Expert in Insurance Investigations and Condominium Conversions/ Transition /Reserve Studies

In addition to his other areas of responsibility, Galen also handles insurance warranty investigations, condominium conversions, reserve studies as well as transition studies in the Illinois, Indiana area for the past fifteen years.

Structural Investigations for Relocation Companies

Currently, Galen handles site investigations for residential and commercial structural evaluations requested by national relocation companies.


Collins Architects & Engineers, Inc.,

Oak Park, IL

A specialist in building engineering, including inspection of private residences, offices, commercial buildings, and industrial complexes. Recommends structural repairs, mechanical modifications and energy improvements.

Effective Engineering, Inc.,

Palatine, IL

Conducted Investigations and applied Forensic Engineering to determine the cause and extent of fires and other losses sustained by residential, commercial and industrial buildings for insurance and legal industries.


Keller Graduate School of Management

Master of Business Administration

Received Professional Engineering License Illinois

Illinois Institute of Technology,

Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering