Congratulations Design Technician Jesse Poore on Arrival of Baby Girl

Congratulations to Jesse and Lisa on the birth of their precious baby girl, Amelia Grace!  Amelia was born on September 7, 2015, weighing 8 lbs. and 19 inches long.  Welcome Amelia!

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BSE Structural Engineers Welcomes Two New Employees

BSE Structural Engineers is excited to announce the addition of two Design Technicians, Jesse Poore and Lee Stewart. They are both recent graduates from the University of Central Missouri (UCM) with a Bachelor of Science and Technology in Drafting and Design Technology.

Jesse Poore recently moved to Overland Park, Kansas from Warrensburg, MO . He emphasized in Architectural and Civil Drafting, while completing his Bachelor’s Degree at UCM. While attending college, Jesse designed a Dog Park for the city of Warrensburg by creating renderings in Revit. He also represented UCM by competing in the ASC Design Build Contest in the Fall of 2014. Even as a child,  Jesse has always shown interest in the field of Design and Drafting. He enjoys all genres of music, as well as, skateboarding, drawing and cooking. He hopes to inspire his 11 year old sister to graduate college with honors and follow her dreams. Jesse states, “I am more than thrilled to be a member of the BSE family.”

 “I am more than thrilled to be a member of the BSE family.”


Lee Stewart also recently moved to the Kansas City Area from Warrensburg, MO. Prior to attending UCM, Lee attended East Central College, a community college located in Union, MO. During his time there Lee designed a monumental statue that involved the school’s mascot for the courtyard he proposed in his Campus Landscape Design Proposal. He then transferred to UCM in the summer of 2012. While interning with Central Design Group, an Architectural company located in Columbia, MO, Lee participated in the design of a monument sign for a local Church. In his free time Lee enjoys riding motorcycles, woodworking, traveling and paintball.

 BSE welcomes the Jesse and Lee; we look forward to their contributions to our team!


Zach Plakorus joins BSE Structural Engineers

BSE Structural Engineers is happy to welcome a new member of our technician team, Zach Plakorus. As a prior BSE intern, Zach quickly became a valued member of the growing team.

Zach graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Aided Drafting Design and Technology from The University of Central Missouri on May 11, 2013. At UCM Zach was a member of The American Design Drafting Association.

Prior to graduating, Zach interned with BSE Structural Engineers from December 2012 through May 2013. Before interning with BSE, he also worked as a contractor’s assistant with Hodson Custom Homes and was a drafting intern at Fike Corporation in 2010.

BSE Structural Engineers Welcomes Julie Markham

Julie Markham joined BSE Structural Engineers recently as a Technician.  Julie has over 12 years of AutoCAD drafting experience and received her Bachelor of Science in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Technology from University of Central Missouri in May 2012.  Julie is quickly becoming a key part in the development of our BIM initiative and a valuable part of our design team!