John Elder


Hometown: Reno, Nevada

Bachelors: Bachelors of Science – Civil Engineering
University of Nevada

Masters: University of Nevada – Structural Engineering

Fun Facts:

• I enjoy hunting and camping.

• I have two daughters.

• I love The Office and anything that includes Will Ferrell.

David Grapsas


Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bachelors: Bachelors of Science – Civil Engineering
University of Colorado at Boulder

Masters: The 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

Engineering Team

Jacob Hood

Professional Engineer

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.

Pritman Kumar

Pritam Kumar

Structural Designer

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.

Drafting & Administrative Team


Kaitlyn Smith

REVIT Drafter

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.

Xandra Miller

Xandra Miller

Administrative Coordinator

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Credentials: Bachelor’s in Corporate Accounting – In Progress  

Fun Facts:

• I’ve only broken bones on the left side of my body.

• I am a 3-point shooting contest champion.

• I am the “Jim” of the office.

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