Christopher Gapstur is a forensic engineer working as part of CCA’s integrated forensics team and serving our clients in the southeast. He is heading up the structural engineering team in the Ft. Lauderdale office and working closely with our architects, engineers, and construction consultants to provide his expertise to help solve clients’ complex problems and provide litigation support.
With a career spanning a broad range of experiences in engineering, including civil, structural, construction, and transportation, Christopher brings knowledge of structures, project management, cause and origin analysis, design, and infrastructure to his forensics practice. Before CCA, his roles included forensic engineer for residential and commercial buildings, structural engineer, project engineer, and teaching engineering coursework.
He is a licensed professional engineer and mold assessor (MRSA) in Florida, and also has a Florida real estate sales associate license. He holds a Ph.D. from the ocean and mechanical engineering department at Florida Atlantic University, an ME in civil and construction engineering, and a BS in civil/structural engineering from the University of Florida, Gainesville.
Christopher has held several offices, including the president of the Palm Beach branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); and has received Bronze, Silver, and Gold United States Congressional Award Medals. He lives with his wife and two children in Vero Beach, FL. Outside of work, he enjoys boating and water activities, college football, and golf.