Steve is a structural engineer and the operations manager for the growing Portland office. As a graduate from Washington State University, Steve began his career with Coffman in Spokane, and has been here ever since. Over a decade ago, Steve moved his life to Oregon, to support Coffman’s growth, and currently leads the new Portland office in the Pearl District. Steve and the Portland team are working to expand the Coffman brand, build relationships with local clients and partners, and deliver great work. As an avid windsurfer and fisherman, Steve enjoys the Oregon lifestyle and weaves regional values of innovation and sustainability into his work.
Steve is an experienced structural engineer and works with reinforced concrete and masonry, structural steel, and timber across many different project types including industrial, healthcare, federal and military, multi family housing, mixed use development, hospitality, pharmaceutical, energy, wine/beer production and distribution, and retail. Steve has taught senior level civil engineering courses, steel design, at Gonzaga University for multiple semesters and he is currently an adjunct professor at Portland State University teaching masonry design.