Jon A. Heintz

Jon HeintzJon A. Heintz
Executive Director

Jon joined ATC in 2005, and is responsible for project management, oversight, and quality control on the development of ATC products and publications.

Prior to joining ATC, Jon served as a structural design and consulting engineer in professional practice. A licensed civil/structural engineer in California and Alaska, he has more than 25 years of experience in advanced seismic analysis, evaluation, design, and retrofit of buildings, and collaboration with university researchers in analytical investigations.  He has managed more than 50 major ATC projects involving earthquake, wind, coastal inundation, and man-made hazard mitigation issues, including performance-based design, soil-structure interaction, and general structural design issues covering the spectrum between commercial and residential building construction. He is actively involved in the development of guidelines, codes, and standards for existing buildings, and has participated in post-disaster damage investigations following the 1989 Loma Prieta, 1994 Northridge, 1999 Chi-Chi, and 2010 Chile Earthquakes, and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005.


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