Celebrating National Engineers Week

February 19, 2024

February 18-24, 2024

Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951, National Engineers Week is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.

As a leading structural engineering firm dedicated to delivering exceptional and innovative solutions, we are thrilled to join in celebrating National Engineer's Week. This week, as we honor the accomplishments of engineers across the globe, we also celebrate the remarkable achievements of our own talented team.


Leadership Team

We proudly shine a spotlight on our remarkable structural engineers who not only excel in their technical expertise but also guide our team with visionary leadership. They empower our firm to navigate complex challenges, embrace innovation, and create structures that stand the test of time. Their expertise, leadership, and commitment to collaboration inspire us every day.⁠

Danny Speight, P.E. – Leading with unwavering precision and passion, Danny brings decades of experience to the table. His innovative approach to complex structural challenges drives our commitment to designing safe and sustainable spaces that elevate communities.

Jon Walesczyk, P.E. – Jon blends a meticulous analytical approach with creative solutions, while remaining responsive to client needs. His expertise in designing elegant and functional structures inspires our engineers to push boundaries and deliver excellence with every project.

Steve Cowan, P.E. – With expertise spanning diverse markets, Steve brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. His strategic mindset and collaborative approach foster an environment where innovative ideas thrive, and practical solutions take shape.

David Carter, P.E. – With his wealth of experience in managing and designing projects for public and private clients, David's attention to detail and commitment to practical engineering solutions have earned him a prominent place as one of our principals.⁠

Morgan Speight, P.E. – Morgan's innovative approach and focus on community revitalization have been instrumental in driving our firm's success. As a principal engineer, she combines her technical expertise with a collaborative spirit to deliver efficient and sustainable solutions.⁠

Jon Capozzola, P.E. – Jon's exceptional project organization skills and dedication to growth led him to join our leadership team. He not only manages our Richmond office operations but also sets goals and strategies to ensure project success.⁠

Earl Inge, P.E. – Earl's breadth of experience and passion for economical designs make him an invaluable asset to our firm. As a principal engineer, he brings forward-thinking solutions to complex projects while emphasizing cost-effectiveness and sustainability.⁠


Structural Engineers

Our extraordinary structural engineers play pivotal roles within our firm, propelling innovation and excellence forward. Their collective expertise and dedication drive us to push the boundaries of what is possible.

Matt Marshall, P.E. – As one of our firm's co-founders, Matt leads with a vision and expertise that drives our commitment to practical engineering solutions. His deep knowledge and experience have transformed our projects, ensuring their lasting impact on communities.

Neb Mrdalj P.E. – Neb's versatility and extensive background in design make him a force in our industry. With his skill set encompassing proficiency across various structures, Neb tackles complex projects with meticulous precision and a modern approach.

Danny Rudd P.E. – With a keen eye for detail and unwavering dedication to excellence, Danny ensures top-tier quality in structural investigations, special inspections, and design. His role extends to fostering key business relationships and driving growth.

Mike Ridge P.E. – Drawing on his background as a former nuclear engineer and veteran, Mike brings a unique perspective to our firm. His analytical mindset and problem-solving prowess allow him to approach projects with ingenuity, ensuring optimal design solutions that exceed expectations.

Aaron Deavers, P.E. – Aaron's drive and determination have set him on a trajectory of success. His precise nature, combined with his collaborative spirit, has earned him a reputation for delivering excellence in every project he takes on.

Jennifer Johnson, P.E. – With a passion for pushing boundaries and a thirst for knowledge, Jennifer is redefining what is possible in structural engineering. Her ability to seamlessly bridge the gap between technical knowledge and practical application ensures that our projects meet the highest standards.


Engineers-in-Training and Interns

Meet the rising stars within our firm working to shape the future of our industry.

Dustin Maciag, E.I.T. – Dustin is an enthusiastic EIT who consistently demonstrates an unwavering commitment to his craft. As he navigates the path towards full licensure, he continues to challenge limits and seek effective solutions.

Rachel Johnson, E.I.T. – Rachel’s drive and determination are truly commendable. With a knack for problem-solving and an eye for practical design, she tackles each project with a unique perspective.

Cody Life – Cody is not only a gifted engineering intern, but also serves as a skilled REVIT technician. His technical proficiency plays a crucial role in bringing our designs to life, and he continues to make invaluable contributions to our team.


Whether we are recognizing the incredible achievements of our experienced PEs or the potential of our up-and-comers, we are so grateful to have so much talent to celebrate. We hope their successes and dedication inspire the next generation of engineers to dream big and build even bigger!