Rise Rigging technicians have an extensive background in the Rope Access industry and have provided rope access services to stadiums, sculptures, residential and commercial high rise buildings, malls and infrastructure across the US and internationally over the past 20 years.

Highly skilled technicians are supported by a diverse network of industry Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) to deliver scope targeted results. Technological research is shared amongst the industry to ensure our rope access teams and methods remain at the cutting edge of our industry.

Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, our management team is able to personally own projects and deliver results to all our clients both in the Bay Area and beyond.

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Scott Brown
Managing Director

Scott is a veteran work at height professional. Since 1995 he has managed risk in many of the most extreme environments in the world. Prior to industrial work, he worked with Yosemite Search and Rescue and guided clientele in big mountain environments. His rope access resume has varied projects both onshore and offshore with Scott hands on at all levels of the workplace hierarchy. Over the last 10 years he's been instrumental in the growth of a 800 technician rope access program. Scott's attention to detail and yet the ability to see the big picture makes him the perfect asset in project planning and success. 

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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.

Tammy Siliznoff
Principal Engineer
Materials Scientist

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

Tammy  joined the San Francisco RISE office in January 2020, and her experience in the field, coupled with her background in Civil Engineering Project Management and Materials Science, is a great asset to RISE.

Tammy is a professional Civil Engineer and Materials Scientist with over ten years of experience in building science.  Her typical duties include design, peer review, construction-stage support and failure investigations of new and existing building enclosures.  Tammy takes a holistic approach to building to provide comprehensive solutions for air, water and moisture control.  Her building enclosure experience ranges from high-rise curtain-wall clad buildings to mid-rise drained-stucco clad buildings and everything in between.  Her expertise includes testing and consulting on exterior wall assemblies and fenestrations, below-grade waterproofing, roofing assemblies, mass timber construction, terra-cotta and tile-clad historic buildings, interior and exterior tile systems, paints and coatings, bullet-resistant glazing failure and many other areas.

Tammy’s experience in materials science has helped her excel in performing and interpreting laboratory testing and field testing of materials/assembly properties and behaviors.  Tammy’s laboratory testing experience includes SEM/EDS, TEM, Optical Microscopy, GCMS, FTIR, XRD, profilometry and dozens of other tests.  Other practical field testing includes Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), water testing, humidity analysis, concrete floor slab moisture vapor testing, air infiltration testing, and paint/coating and other building materials testing.  Tammy leads our team through routine and complex building enclosure projects with her experience, knowledge and commitment to quality.



General Engineering Contractor Lic. # 1051954