Meet the Team

Brian Koerner, PE

Brian Koerner, PE

Owner

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.

Troy Rudolph, PE

Troy Rudolph, PE

Partner/Director of Structural Engineering

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.

Tom A. McLaughlin, PE

Tom A. McLaughlin, PE

Director of Structural Engineering

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.

Valerie Hill, PE

Valerie Hill, PE

Structural Engineer

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: Outside of work, I enjoy rock climbing, hiking with my husband (Colby) and two dogs (River and Brownie), trying new things, and of course, enjoying the local wineries and cideries.
Learn more about Valerie!

Vesna Kajan

Vesna Kajan

Revit Drafter

Office Location: Charlottesville, VA
Started working for ES: 2017
Significant projects: They are all significant to me in their own way!
Other interests: Being with my sons, family, and friends; reading; traveling; and relaxing on the beach.

Brian Nixon

Brian Nixon

Drafting Technician

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.

Rachel Beachy

Rachel Beachy

Director of Marketing

Office Location: Charlottesville, VA
Started working for ES: 2017
Significant projects: I handle the social media, website, and internal/external communications.
Other interests: Hiking with my husband, Nathan; creative writing; reading; and trying new recipes/restaurants.

Beth Metz

Beth Metz

Administrative Professional

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.

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