Project Engineer

Jack Cash

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2010
Significant projects: All phases of Ice House Project, Harrisonburg City Hall, most of the forensic projects, Lofts at Meadowcreek
Other interests: Spending time with my family, helping to plan our wedding, sports (bowling, kickball, basketball), and finishing my basement.

Structural Engineer

Valerie Hill

Office Location: Charlottesville, VA
Started working for ES: 2014
Significant projects: C&O Row Houses, Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) office building, Virginia Poultry Growers Cooperative (VPGC) flow equalization basin, VPGC Offal Room, Fieldstone Family Apartments in Blacksburg
Other interests: Rock climbing, hiking with my husband (Colby) and two dogs (River and Brownie), trying new things, and of course, the local wineries and cideries.

Owner

Brian Koerner

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2004
Significant projects: Harrisonburg City Hall and numerous additions at industrial plants throughout the Shenandoah Valley
Other interests: Spending time with my wife and animals doing outdoorsy "stuff" such as hiking, biking, fly fishing, and cruising around in old Land Cruisers.

Director of Structural Engineering

Tom A. McLaughlin

Office Location: Charlottesville, VA
Started working for ES: 2015
Significant projects: Quirk Hotel - Charlottesville, Bryce Lodge, Gateway Senior Living Facility
Other interests: Biking (mountain and road), hiking, nailing and/or screwing things together, spending time with family, and binge watching period dramas.

Project Engineer

Christina Merlino

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2016
Significant projects: Merck plant-wide hoist review, curtain wall reviews, and fall restraint reviews.
Other interests: Yoga, hiking with the pup, and and sometimes snowboarding in the winter.

Administrative Professional

Beth Metz

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2007
Significant projects: All office admin and accounting.
Other interests: Spending time with family and friends, short road trips, and photography.

Drafting Technician

Brian Nixon

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2015
Significant projects: Axalta Pipe Bridge, Broadway Pilgrims Pipe Bridge, & Pressure Vessel Test Bunker
Other interests: Backpacking/hiking, biking, and exploring.

Partner, Director of Structural Engineering

Troy Rudolph

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2011
Significant projects: Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Mary Washington Feature Stair, Brookefield Holiday Light Display, Pilgrim's Pride pipe bridge, Poultry Plant evaluations
Other interests: Family, travel, hiking, and reading.