W. Howard Bender, PE
With more than 25 years of experience in structural engineering, Howard is a great resource for clients looking for cost effective, innovative design solutions. He has been involved in a wide variety of project types utilizing a large assortment of construction materials. Howard truly enjoys the unique and diverse design challenges that frequently occur in structural engineering design and construction. His professionalism and collaborative nature give him the ability to provide clients with excellent service and creative design solutions.
One of Howard’s many talents is his ability to create accurate “real life” analytical models of complex structures. In addition to bringing outstanding knowledge and expertise to any design team, Howard also willingly provides mentorship and guidance within the office and to the next generation of construction professionals at the local university by speaking in both Architecture and Engineering classes.
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, 1988
American Institute Steel Construction (AISC)
National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA)
The Structural Engineers Association of North Carolina
Post Disaster Safety Assessment Evaluator (ATC-20, ATC-45 and Cal OES)