Project manager, structural engineer, and contributor to Degenkolb’s strategic planning and implementation process. Focuses on seismic strengthening schemes that reduce construction costs.
Utilizes advanced technologies in projects related to seismic evaluation and rehabilitation of complex structures.
Works extensively with religious institutions and government organizations to assess and upgrade their building portfolios.
Served two years on company’s board of directors. Currently serves as corporate secretary of board’s Executive Committee.
Member of reconnaissance team sent by firm to L’Aquila, Italy, in 2009 to evaluate building performance after severe 5.8 earthquake.
Board of directors, LEAP … Imagination in Learning.
Member, ASCE and Earthquake Engineering Research Institute.
Mentor, ACE Mentorship Alliance; Engineers Alliance for the Arts Student Impact Project.
Favorite getaway: California’s Lost Coast, a throwback to the 1800s.
Aspires to become mayor of San Francisco.
Favorite hobbies: anything with a board—surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding.
Juggles pins while dressed as a clown riding a unicycle.
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