As Vice President and General Manager of Structural, David A. Steele, PE, LEED AP, oversees the firm’s structural engineering department which includes building systems.
Dave has over 28 years of extensive experience in the coordination of projects from early planning stages through final design. Heavily inspired by his intrigue with the creative process, his award-winning projects focus on a client’s particular needs while remaining sensitive to the architect’s vision.
Dave is an effective leader and uses his strong management skills to direct diverse teams of talented and dedicated individuals. His expertise includes new and existing construction, value engineering, historic and adaptive reuse, constructability, code evaluations and existing condition studies.
Outside of work, Dave’s time is consumed by photography, cooking and woodworking, three distinctly different hobbies, but all of which can be enjoyed with his true passion – his family. He is a dedicated leader serving his local Boy Scouts of America Council on the board of directors, and as an Assistant Scoutmaster.
A Registered Professional Engineer in 9 states and LEED AP, Dave earned his bachelor’s in civil engineering from the University of Delaware. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE), and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).