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Alan Pettingale

Consultant and Educator

With over twenty years of professional experience in masonry repair systems, site-assessment surveys, forensic testing and implementing a wide range of remedial strategies for masonry stabilization, Alan Pettingale brings skills and wisdom.  He has written and presented papers at conferences and offered courses on Historic Masonry Restoration, and has several patents to his name.

With a move into broader education Alan Pettingale is presenting a podcast called Brick Talk Live  and will also be presenting on YouTube Live to expand his reach to more people.

From a wish to help Latinx masons become more proficient, he will soon offering his videos in Spanish, and will be launching a new website entirely in Spanish. 


Upcoming Speaking Engagements 2022-2023

The Masonry Society

2022 Annual Meeting

Credit: Visit Denver

October 12-15, 2022
Sonesta Denver Downtown Hotel
Denver, CO

Join us to participate in TMS business and committee meetings (including TMS 402/602 meetings) and network with other masonry professionals at social events.

    9th Forensic Engineering Congress

    Denver, Colorado | 

    Organized by ASCE’s Forensic Engineering Division, the Congress will bring together practicing engineers, academics, and forensic experts from various disciplines to share their knowledge and experience. Attending will provide you with the opportunity to learn from the experience of others, to share your experience by presenting a paper, participate in a committee meeting focused on specific aspects of forensic engineering, attend a workshop led by industry experts, and network in a way that will allow collaboration with others.

    Pending Speaking Engagements

    Main Street Now 2023

    Boston, Massachusetts

    March 27 – 29

    The Main Street Now Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, providing attendees with an opportunity to convene and learn about the innovative methods and practices that make the Main Street approach™ one of the most powerful economic development tools in the nation. Save the date to join fellow commercial district revitalization leaders from across the country for three days of education sessions, special events, field sessions, and opportunities to explore the host city. Whether you come from an urban business district, small rural downtown, or somewhere in between, the Main Street Now Conference offers solutions to common problems and new techniques to help your community thrive.


    “When we need the special forces of masonry restoration, we call Specialized Masonry Restoration.”

    Erik Nelson, PhD, P.E

    CEO, Nelson Forensics

    “My firm has been working with Alan and Specialized Masonry Restoration for over 15 years – developing industry guidelines and working on all types of masonry.  He is passionate about saving our historic buildings and brings an exceptional level of attention to masonry repairs.”

    Michael Schuller, P.E.

    Atkinson-Noland & Associates

    “Whenever I need quality masonry work I always recommend Alan Pettingale with Specialized Masonry Restoration. He has skills that are unmatched in this industry and the know how to address each and every situation. His lifetime of experience is second to none!”

    Tom Witherspoon, PhD, P.E.

    Alan’s encyclopedic knowledge and skill set allowed our historic building to shine. Due to Alan’s expertise, the transitions between untouched and restored parts of the walls of our 1880s building are seamless. Alan’s care and pride in his work are evident throughout.

    Beverley Abell

    Distinguished Main Street Director for 32 years