Colombian born Architect, has twenty four years of experience with glass and glazing, exterior wall systems, hurricane protection and water leakage. Prior to establishing Impact Glass Services LLC, Mr. Saieh Velez was a Consultant for Glazing Consultants International for 5 years and before that he worked for RC Aluminum Industries in the U.S and Colombia, where his duties included Project Management and coordination of field quality control efforts. Mr. Saieh Velez also assisted in the development of quality control programs that assured the correct installation of glazing assemblies in multi-million dollar projects. At GCI, Mr. Saieh Velez provided construction consulting services in new and existing projects that include institutional facilities, hospitals, schools, office buildings, hotels, condominiums and private residences. Services provided include design, project management, inspections and water infiltration testing of all types of glazing assemblies and wall systems. Mr. Saieh Velez has also performed and assisted in post-hurricane damage investigations that are helping with improved hurricane resistant glazing construction throughout the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Mr. Saieh Velez is an active member of ASTM International (American Society of Testing and Materials), AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association) and a founding member of AEFAD (Universidad Autónoma del Caribe’s Miami Alumni Association). As the owner/manager of IMPACT GLASS SERVICES, Mr. Saieh Velez has applied all of his past experience to establish a firm that provides excellent professional services in repair, maintenance and installation of glazing products.