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

Senior 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.

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Matt Chan

Matt Chan

Structural Engineer

Office Location: Charlottesville, VA
Started working for ES: 2019
Significant projects: CMA Volvo Solar Panel
Other interests: Longboarding, skateboarding, going to music festivals.

Michael Gennaro, EIT

Michael Gennaro, EIT

Structural Engineer

Office Location: Charlottesville, VA
Started working for ES: 2018
Significant projects: Keswick Hall Hunt Club, Common House Richmond, Klöckner Pentaplast Expansion, JMU Jackson Hall Renovation
Other interests: When I’m not at work, I enjoy traveling, being outdoors, rock climbing, snowboarding, and playing violin.

Daniel Rohrer, EIT

Daniel Rohrer, EIT

Structural Engineer

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2018
Significant projects: Pilgrim’s Pride – Sumter Plant Renovations; JMU – UREC Boat Canopy
Other interests: Watching/playing baseball, playing golf, hunting, fishing, and being outdoors in general.

Josh Voight, EIT

Josh Voight, EIT

Structural Engineer

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2019
Other interests: I enjoy hiking, exploring, playing pick up soccer, and spending time with my animals.

Phillip Weatherly, EIT

Phillip Weatherly, EIT

Structural Engineer

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2017
Significant projects: Ice House Phase 3, Lofts at Meadowcreek, Comfort Inn (Harrisonburg)
Other interests: Spending time with my family, playing softball and basketball, fishing, and working on cars.

Ben Zook, EIT

Ben Zook, EIT

Structural Engineer

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2018
Significant Projects: Shenandoah Growers Addition, Harrisonburg Station One Mezzanine Ratings, Trobudd Office Construction, and Rodriguez Auto Service Renovation
Other Interests: I enjoy playing softball, soccer, and watching various sports. I also like to hang out with good friends during any free time I get.

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.

Patrick Rohrer

Patrick Rohrer

Drafting Technician

Office Location: Harrisonburg, VA
Started working for ES: 2019
Significant projects: JMU Pedestrian Bridge, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College Patio, Rockbridge Live Fire Building
Other interests: Riding my motorcycle, mountain and road biking, hiking, camping, snow skiing, swimming, and spending time with family and friends.

Rachel Beachy

Rachel Beachy

Operations Manager

Office Location: Charlottesville, VA
Started working for ES: 2017
Significant projects: I handle the marketing, human resources, and operations for all three offices.
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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