Allen Hurtz

Director of Engineering

Allen Hurtz, P.E., Director of Engineering, began his career at Star in January 1989 as a Design Engineer I.  He was promoted to Design Engineer II and then to Engineering Manager in 1997.  He accepted the position as Director of Engineering in 2012.  Allen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Platteville and is a registered Professional Engineer in multiple states.  Allen and his wife, Trish, have two daughters, Rachel and Hannah, and enjoy family time and attending the girls’ activities.

Posted on July 21, 2014 by Allen Hurtz
Electricity has been giving people a thrill since Benjamin Franklin got a hankering one night to fly a kite. He got excited about his discovery and we’ve been excited with him ever since.  We need electricity to power our building projects, along with water and gas and a faultless sanitation...
Posted on January 23, 2014 by Allen Hurtz
You can’t judge a book – or a building – by its cover. Not these days. What looks like brick, stucco or wood on the outside could actually be a metal building.  Metal is no longer easily detectable. It’s gotten sneakier visually. And a great example of that is the Madison Square retail center...