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A Bright Future Together in San Diego:

Hope-Amundson will join Coffman Engineers

San Diego structural engineering firm, Hope-Amundson, signed a letter of intent on August 31, 2017 to merge with Coffman Engineers. The deal is expected to close on October 27, 2017. Hope-Amundson will be part of Coffman from that date. 

This merger aligns with Hope-Amundson's goals to find a transition plan that works for their staff, clients, and was the right cultural fit. For Coffman, this opportunity expands our service offerings in San Diego by adding a team of talented structural engineers. Hope-Amundson and Coffman share similarities with clients and markets, but together we have new opportunities to explore.

Hope-Amundson’s 33 employees will join Coffman’s San Diego office of 11 employees. Together, the office will have 44 multidiscipline engineers and support staff. Hope-Amundson will continue to support their clients and contractual commitments with the same staff and level of quality clients have come to expect. Scott Twele will continue to be the General Manager of the San Diego office and Coffman welcomes Chuck Hope and Jim Amundson from Hope-Amundson as new principals. Together, they will refine the strategic vision for the Southern California market.

"There's a lot of respect involved when putting two companies together. It's part of who we are to honor Chuck and Jim and the business they have built, the people they have taken care of, and bring that into the Coffman fold." - Dave Ruff, President, Coffman Engineers

We hope you will join us in celebrating this major milestone as it provides an exciting opportunity for our clients and our firms. 




Chuck Hope, P.E., Principal
Jim Amundson, S.E., Principal

Coffman Engineers
Dave Gardner, S.E., CEO
Dave Ruff, P.E., President 
Scott Twele, P.E., San Diego General Manager 

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