Scott Twele, PE

SVP, Managing Principal Southwest Regional Manager


San Diego

Meet Scott

For anyone that has worked with Scott, you are keenly aware that the managing principal of the San Diego office has a larger-than-life personality, a passion for fire protection engineering, and manages projects and teams with enthusiasm. In addition to his leadership at the office level, Scott is a senior vice president and the Southwest Regional Manager and an elected director on Coffman’s Board of Directors.

Scott is an experienced fire protection engineer and has acted as an advisor to design teams, construction teams, and building owners on compliance with local and international fire safety codes and standards. His project experience includes fire and life safety consulting using California Building and Fire Codes, International Building and Fire Codes, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes, and Federal Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC). He also has experience with design, inspection, and testing fire alarm mass notification, fire detection, fire sprinkler, fire suppression (including clean agent, AFFF, and High Expansion Foam) fire pump, and standpipe systems. His areas of focus include healthcare, aircraft hangars, higher education facilities, laboratories, high-rise buildings, historic structures, and detention and correction facilities.

Scott attended the University of Maryland earning a bachelor of science degree in fire protection engineering and a master of business administration from the University of Redlands. He is a DBIA accredited professional and was named one of Consulting Specifying Engineer’s 40 Under 40 winners in 2012.

Professional Organizations

  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE).
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
  • Design Build Institute of America (DBIA).
  • Society of Military Engineers (SAME).