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RISE Rigging is a specialty work at height contractor with over two decades of experience providing rope access services in San Francisco, including commercial high rise buildings and infrastructure. Our expert technicians specialize in exterior building maintenance, facade inspections, and are backed by a network of experienced Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). Our Bay Area-based management team is personally invested in projects of all sizes, ensuring excellent results for clients both in San Francisco and beyond.

Our Team:

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Scott Brown
Managing Director

Scott is an experienced work-at-height professional with over 25 years of experience in the industry. He has worked with risk management in a variety of extreme environments since 1995, as well as with Yosemite Search and Rescue and guiding clients in mountainous areas. Scott has a wealth of knowledge in rope access operations in various onshore and offshore projects, and has held roles at all levels of the workplace hierarchy. He is dedicated to ensuring top-notch results for all his clients and is known for his attention to detail and ability to see the big picture, contributing to the successful planning and execution of projects.

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Peter Harrell
Fall Protection Engineer

Technical Director

Peter has a depth of knowledge and experience in technical rigging and rope access. He began his work at height career teaching in the outdoor education world. Upon entering the rope access community in the late 90's in the UK, the birthplace of rope access, he has worked onshore and offshore across 3 continents. Peter brings technical ability and assurance to the client that can only be found when working with seasoned rope access professionals. His work experience derived from 20 years working in Europe to the Arctic and from castles to skyscrapers gives RISE the vision and ability to deal with any work at height scenario.

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Tammy Siliznoff
Principal Engineer

Materials Scientist

M.S., P.E. (CA), LEED A.P.

Tammy is an experienced Civil Engineer and Materials Scientist specializing in building science for over a decade. She handles design, peer review, construction support, and failure investigations for building enclosures, ensuring comprehensive solutions for air, water, and moisture control. Her expertise spans various building types, from high-rise curtain-wall clad to mid-rise drained-stucco clad structures. Tammy excels in testing and consulting on exterior wall assemblies, fenestrations, waterproofing, roofing, mass timber, historic buildings, tile systems, coatings, and more. In materials science, she conducts and interprets laboratory and field testing, including SEM/EDS, TEM, Optical Microscopy, GCMS, FTIR, XRD, and numerous other tests. Her leadership drives routine and complex projects with a focus on quality and expertise.


General Engineering Contractor Lic. # 1051954

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