Brian is a principal, structural engineer, and operations manager for Coffman’s Burlington office. He leads a growing multidiscipline team and drives business development through the development of long-lasting client relationships and a high-functioning team. He believes that the most successful projects are the result of hard work by dedicated, collaborative teams.
Brian’s background as a structural engineer includes a wide variety of commercial, industrial, and military projects. Specific projects include high-rise apartment buildings, hospitals, schools, fire stations, aircraft hangers, and industrial facilities. Brian has designed over 1 million square feet of post-tensioned concrete slabs and has significant experience with the seismic retrofit of existing structures. His retrofit experience includes earthquake repairs to structures damaged in the 2014 South Napa earthquake as well as seismic retrofit of a fully operational hospital emergency department building using friction dampers. Brian’s broad range of experience brings ingenuity to his designs and a thoughtful approach to every project.
Brian has a deep love of the outdoors and loves exploring the North Cascades with his wife and two children. You will find him hiking, rock climbing, hunting, or skiing in his free time. One of his personal goals is to summit the 100 highest peaks in Washington state.