John Elder


Hometown: Reno, Nevada

Bachelors of Science: 
University of Nevada | Civil Engineering

Masters of Science: University of Nevada | Civil Engineering

Fun Facts:

• I have two daughters..

• I enjoy boating at Lake Powell

• I enjoy hunting and fishing and anything outdoors.

David Grapsas


Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bachelors of Science: 
University of Colorado at Boulder |  Architectural Engineering

Masters of Science: University of Texas at Austin | Structural Engineering

Fun Facts:

• I have an identical twin brother.

• My wife and I have the same birthday
but were born different years.

• I have a son and a daughter.

Dan Buys

BIM Manager

Hometown: Hull, Iowa

Credentials: A.A.S. Degree from Southeast for Architectural Engineering and Construction Management. Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit Structure and Revit Architecture.

Fun Facts:

• I have worked in the Structural/Engineering field
for over 12 years

• In my spare time I enjoy woodworking

• I have two sons and one daughter

Kurt Guidice - United Structural Design

Kurt Guidice

Principal - Nevada PE, SE

Hometown: Chugwater, Wyoming

Bachelors: Architectural Engineering
University of Wyoming

Fun Facts:

• Two Children

• Enjoys outdoor activities, particularly wakeboarding & Snowboarding.

• High School graduating class had 9 people

Engineering Team

Jacob Hood

Project Manager

Hometown: Torrance, California

Bachelors: Northern Arizona University – Civil Engineering

Masters: John Hopkins University  Structural Engineering

Fun Facts:

• I ski and snowboard.

• Chargers are my team.

• I love to travel and have a hard time of thinking of three fun facts about myself.

Kyle Vandeerveen - Engineer - United Structural Design

Kyle Vanderveen

Project Manager

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Bachelors: California Polytechnic State University

Fun Facts:

• Enjoys playing golf but never have been able to hit a driver.

• I look forward to Football Sundays.

• I am greatly afraid of heights, which intensified after going on the Grand Canyon skywalk.

Pritman Kumar

Pritam Kumar

Project Engineer

Hometown: Patna, India


Masters: Arizona State University Structural Engineering

Fun Facts:

• I love anything outdoors like hiking, camping, traveling, Skiing, Biking etc.

• I would like to visit 35 countries and 50 states of USA in next 5 years. 

• I am big fan of TV show “Seinfeld” and would like to meet Jerry, Kramer, George, and Elaine one day.

Travis Lee

Travis Lee

Structural Designer

Hometown: Teesto, Arizona

Bachelors: University of Arizona – Architectural Engineering

Fun Facts:

• I come from the Navajo Nation.

• I love spending time with family and relatives.

• I enjoy going on runs.

Gustavo Ramos - Engineer

Gustavo Ramos

Structural Designer

Hometown: Beloit, WI

Education: University of Wisconsin- Platteville BS Civil Engineering Emphasises in Structural Geotechnical Engineer

Fun Facts:

• Huge Futbol Fan

• I am a Barber on my free time for friends and family.

• I love pineapple on pizza.

Anthony Kozic - United Structural Design

Anthony Kozic

Structural Designer

Hometown: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Bachelors: McMaster University – Civil Engineering

Fun Facts:

• Dual Citizen of Canada & Italy

• The Youngest of 5 kids by 7 years

• Has a Mini Goldendoodle

Khrysster Ipalari

Structural Designer

Hometown: Waipahu, Hawaii 

Bachelors of Science: 
University of Nevada | Civil Engineering

Fun Facts:

• Brand ambassador for Bang Energy

• Social Media Influencer for Albertsons

• I love making music

• I play volleyball competitively

• I cut hair as a hobby

Ryan Antohik - Engineer - United Structural Design

Ryan Antolik

Structural Designer

Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Bachelors of Science: 
University of Nevada | Civil Engineering

Fun Facts:

• Enjoys Golfing

• Mom is from Japan, and I’ve visited.

• Enjoy spending time with friends and family.

Sachin Singh - Engineer - United Structural Design

Sachin Singh

Structural Designer

Hometown: Karnal, India

Masters of Science: Arizona State University | Structural Engineering

Fun Facts:

• Likes Cricket

• Enjoys Red Wine

• Passionate about Traveling

Drafting Team

Trent Tolbert - REVIT Drafter - United Structural Design

Trent Tolbert

BIM Manager - Nevada

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Credentials: Revit Structure Certified Professional
Fun Facts:
  • I have a hobby of creating fun 3D models and printing them on one of my 3D printers.
  • I grew up within 20 miles of Lincoln New Mexico where Billy the Kid “ran wild”.
  • I enjoy just about all sports, mostly the NFL and Vegas Golden Knights hockey team.

Kaitlyn Smith

REVIT Coordinator

Hometown: Wichita, Kansas

Bachelors: Southeast Community College

Fun Facts:

  • I enjoy knitting in my free time.
  • I love dogs.
  • My favorite color is seafoam green.
Scott Wettin - REVIT Drafter - United Structural Design

Scott Wettin

REVIT Drafter

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Joshua Barkosky

REVIT Drafter-Intern

Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona

Bachelors: Working towards BSD in Architecture at ASU

Fun Facts:

  • I’ve played the piano for over ten years.
  • I enjoy skiing, tennis, and sewing.
  • I’ve lived in Scottsdale my whole life.

Administrative Team

Shea-Leigh Wilson

Shea-Leigh Wilson

Administrative Director

Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska

Bachelors of Science: 
Arizona State University | Political Science | Sociology

Fun Facts:

• I was born during the volcanic eruption of Mount Spurr

• I’ve traveled to over 30 countries & lived in three

• I have a son and two daughters

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