Programs Committee Co-Chair, DBIA NW – OR Chapter; Structural Engineer/Operations Manager, Coffman Engineers – Portland Office
As a graduate from Washington State University, Steve began his career with Coffman in Spokane, and has stayed 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 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 on projects ranging in size from small repairs and studies up to large design build projects. Steve’s experience spans across many sectors 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.