2016 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Gala


SEA-MW recently celebrated its highlight event of the year, the Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Gala. 2016 was the tenth anniversary of the first gala, which we celebrated with a special video presentation featuring several of our past Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award winners. This year’s event was held at the Newseum in Washington DC on February 20. Thank you to all this year’s sponsors and congratulations to all of this years award winners.



Overview of the 7th Floor of the Newseum in Washington, DC


2016 SEA MW ESE Awards Gala


2016 SEA-MW ESE Awards Gala


2016 SEA-MW ESE Awards Gala

This year, the SEA-MW Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Committee, chaired by Mr. Nehemias Iglesias of Cagley & Associates, attracted about 185 individuals to the gala. The other members of the Awards Committee include Ms. Kate Williamson of Thornton Tomasetti, Ms. Jennifer Vogel of Rathgeber/Goss Associates, Mr. Bill McClain of Ehlert/Bryan, Mr. Brian Petruzzi of Thornton Tomasetti, Ms. Rachel Tyler of Keast & Hood, and SEA-MW Board Liaison, Ms. Rose Rodriguez of ADTEK Engineers. Current SEA-MW Chairperson, Mr. Zachary Kates of Thornton Tomasetti welcomed the attendees as we celebrated a successful year for the local structural engineering industry.



2016 SEA-MW ESE Awards Committee


2016 SEA-MW ESE Awards Gala


2016 SEA-MW ESE Awards Gala


Zachary Kates, P.E., Current SEA-MW Chairman giving opening remarks


2016 SEA-MW Rising Star Award Winner, Brian Petruzzi, P.E. (center)


2016 SEA-MW Chairperson’s Award Winner, Tom Bouffard, P.E. (center)


Distinguished Head Judge and Guest MC, Dan Murphy, P.E. of Meyer Borgman Johnson


Delon Hampton & Associates receiving the Merit Award for New Construction Under $25M


Weidlinger Associates, Inc. receiving the Outstanding Award for New Construction $25-$75M


Meyer Consulting Engineers receiving the Merit Award for New Construction $25-$75M


Ehlert Bryan, Inc. receiving the Outstanding Award for New Construction Over $75M


Thornton Tomasetti receiving the Merit Award for New Construction Over $75M


Simpson, Gumpertz, & Heger, Inc. receiving the Outstanding Award for Renovation Under $15M


SK&A, P.A. receiving the Merit Award for Renovation Under $15M


Keast & Hood receiving the Outstanding Award for Renovation $15-$40M


Robert Silman Associates receiving the Merit Award for Renovation $15-$40M


McMullan & Associates receiving the Outstanding Award for Renovation Over $40M


Thornton Tomasetti receiving the Merit Award for Renovation Over $40M


SK&A, P.A. receiving the Outstanding Award for Specialized Structural Elements


2016 SEA MW ESE Awards Gala


2016 SEA MW ESE Awards Gala


2016 SEA MW ESE Awards Gala

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