Meet our Newest Employees

Kyle Bauer joins BSE as a structural engineer. Kyle graduated with Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and a Master of Science with a structural engineering focus from Kansas State University in May 2021. Kyle has a year of previous experience as a structural engineer, along with two summer internships. He grew up in Wichita and relocated to Kansas City after graduation. Kyle spends most of his free time playing for a men’s ultimate frisbee team in Kansas City. He also enjoys playing board and card games with friends and family, snow skiing and traveling.

Matthew Howard joins BSE as a structural engineer. Matthew graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering with a focus on Structures in May of 2022. Matthew worked as an intern with an architecture firm in his hometown in Arkansas and as Math Tutor at Stillwater Middle School. Matthew is originally from Benton, Arkansas and relocated to Kansas City from Stillwater, OK after graduating to join BSE. In his free time, Matthew enjoys hiking, building model airplanes, and playing badminton.

Tyson Gough joins BSE as a design technician. Tyson graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in May 2011, and he will complete his certificate in Computer Aided Drafting & Design from Metropolitan Community College in fall 2022. Tyson previously worked in the architectural millwork industry in Kansas City for the last 10 years. As a millworker, he learned how to read and build from shop drawings and was inspired by that experience to go back to school to study drafting & design. Tyson enjoys drawing, woodworking, playing the guitar, and working on projects with his wife at their 1890s home.

Andrew Graves joins BSE as a design technician. Andrew received his Computer Aided Drafting & Design Certification in May 2022 and he will graduate with an Associates in Engineering Technology with a primary focus in Computer Aided Drafting from Metropolitan Community College in May 2023. Andrew is from the Kansas City area and enjoys spending time with his family, going to Table Rock Lake, and hiking.

Hunter Lanier joins BSE as a structural engineer. Hunter graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering with a focus on structures in May 2020. Hunter has two years of previous experience as a structural engineer. He is originally from Newton, Kansas and enjoys spending time outdoors, working with cattle, exercising, and training mixed martial arts.

Tyson Gough, Hunter Lanier, Andrew Graves, Kyle Bauer, and Matthew Howard

Josh Huenefeld Promoted to Principal at BSE Structural Engineers

BSE Structural Engineers is proud to announce the promotion of Josh Huenefeld, PE, SE to Principal/Owner.  Josh joins the current principals Steve Busey, PE and Kevin Boehringer, PE, SE. 

Josh recently celebrated 10 years with BSE. Josh joined BSE in 2011 as a summer intern and then hired on full-time after graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University. Josh has been an asset since he joined our team and has made his mark as a leader with his work ethic, dedication to providing the highest level of design and the training and mentoring he provides to our team.

Josh leads the production team and has served as a project manager and structural engineer on a wide variety of projects including commercial, healthcare, mixed-use, recreation, senior living and warehouse and industrial projects. In addition, Josh has been integral in developing our design standards and processes.

Please join us in congratulating Josh!

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!

 

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!

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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!

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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!

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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!