Announcing our Newest Promotion
We are proud to announce our recent promotion to the BSE leadership team! Josh Huenefeld, PE, SE, has been promoted to Associate at BSE Structural Engineers. Josh is a structural engineer and project manager with over 6 years of experience. Josh was an intern with BSE for two summers while in college and then joined BSE full time after graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University.
Josh provides leadership on a variety of projects including commercial, mixed-use, multi-family housing, recreation, senior living, and warehouse and industrial. Josh’s attention to detail, technical excellence and ability to successfully lead the design team through the design and coordination of projects has made him an essential part of the team. In addition, Josh provides mentoring and training for employees, along with developing and maintaining design standards.
Congratulations to Josh!
Justin Burgoon Promoted to Principal at BSE Structural Engineers
BSE Structural Engineers is pleased to announce the promotion of Justin Burgoon, PE, SE to Principal and Owner of the firm. Justin joins the current principals Steve Busey, PE and Kevin Boehringer, PE, SE.
“Justin has developed into a leader in our company through his tireless work ethic, attention to detail, and dedication to producing quality of work” states Steve Busey, Principal. “Kevin and I are honored to have him join the leadership team of BSE.”
Justin joined BSE in 2007 after graduating from Kansas State University, and quickly became an essential member of the team. Justin has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Architectural Engineering. With over a decade of structural engineering experience at BSE, Justin has been instrumental in the growth and development of our company. He serves as a project manager on many of our projects, and provides management of the production staff, including mentoring, scheduling and development of standards. He has managed some of the firm’s largest and most complex projects. Some of his project highlights include The District at Lenexa City Center, Rock Chalk Park Stadium and Recreation Center, Boeing Office Buildings in Oklahoma City, Kansas; Avenue 81 Senior Living, Varsity House Apartments and Parking Garage in Lawrence, Kansas.
As firm principal, Justin’s focus will continue to be on the management of projects, and leadership and mentoring of the engineering staff.
“It is a privilege to welcome Justin into the leadership group of BSE Structural Engineers” says Kevin Boehringer, Principal. “He is the type of leader we are looking for to promote as we continue to grow the firm. He has made a huge impact at BSE for our clients, our employees, and for Steve and me. We look forward to continued success with Justin helping to guide the future of BSE.”
Please join us in congratulating Justin Burgoon!
Meet our Summer Interns
BSE Structural Engineers is pleased to introduce our two summer interns.
Connor Lewer is a structural engineering intern and will graduate from Kansas State University with an Architectural Engineering major at Kansas State University in May 2019. Connor is from the Kansas City area and previously interned last summer with KC Master Companies. Connor is the President of Pi Kappa Phi at KSU. Some of Connor’s interests include woodworking and mountain biking.
Sidney Snyder is also a structural engineering intern and will graduate from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering in May 2019. Sidney is from Mound City, Kansas and has shadowed at multiple engineering firms. At KSU, she is the Fundraising Chair for Architectural Engineering Institute, a member of Engineers without Borders, and is also involved with Christian Challenge. Sidney enjoys spending time with friends and family, and also enjoys many sports and outdoor activities.
We are glad to have you, Connor and Sidney!
Structural Engineer Casey Receives Masters Degree!
Congratulations to structural engineer Casey Stallbaumer for receiving her Master of Science in Architectural Engineering on May 13, 2016 from Kansas State University. For her Master of Science degree Casey completed the following thesis: Design Comparison of Hybrid Masonry Types for Seismic Lateral Force Resistance for Low-Rise Buildings.
Casey joined BSE as a structural engineer in June 2015 and had worked the previous two summers as an intern. While working full time, Casey completed her Master of Science degree and was able to maintain her outstanding 4.0 GPA. Way to go Casey!
Congratulations to Cassie!
Congratulations to our intern, Cassie Barger on her recent graduation from University of Central Missouri (UCM) and joining BSE as a full-time Design Technician. Cassie graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Drafting and Design with an emphasis in Structural drafting. Cassie has been an intern at BSE since September 30, 2014 and a valued part of the BSE team, so we are excited to have Cassie join us as a full-time employee. While at UCM, Cassie was actively involved in American Institute of Building Design (AIBD) and American Design Drafting Association (ADDA). Outside of work, Cassie enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, Jordan, paintballing, gardening, and spending time with their puppy, Mr. Buddy Boy. Cassie also loves crafting projects for around the house, spending time with her family and friends, and bakes yummy treats for the BSE team!
Congratulations to Cody and Lauren Buckley on their New Addition
Congratulations to structural engineer Cody Buckley and his wife, Lauren, on the birth of their baby boy, Hubert (Hugh) Michael Buckley. Hugh was born November 10, 2015 and was 8 pounds, 9 ounces and 21 inches long. Everyone is doing great!
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!