Daniel Nagati promoted to Associate at BSE Structural Engineers
We are thrilled to announce our recent promotion to the BSE leadership team! Daniel Nagati, PE, has been promoted to Associate at BSE Structural Engineers. As part of BSE’s management team, Daniel provides leadership of the production staff, including mentoring, scheduling, and development of standards. His leadership skills are evident while working on large-scale projects in healthcare, hospitality, mixed-use, multi-family, warehouse, and industrial markets. Specific notable projects include, Wheatfield Village Apartments, Project Anchor – Costco, Metro Air Park 6, Treasure Valley Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center, Farpoint San Antonio Indoor Vertical Farm, and Leawood Village Mixed-Use, to name a few.
Daniel graduated from the University of Kansas in May 2010 with a B.S. in Architectural Engineering and in July of 2012 with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. Daniel enjoys cooking, skiing, and competing in trivia events when not working.
Congratulations to Daniel!
Casey Potter, PE, SE, promoted to Senior Structural Engineer
Congratulations to Casey Potter on her promotion to Senior Structural Engineer and for her hard work and dedication at BSE! We are proud to have her as part of our structural engineering team. Casey interned for two summers before joining the BSE team full-time upon graduation from Kansas State University in 2015. She provides excellent leadership and project management on some of BSE’s most notable markets, such as healthcare, mixed-use, recreation, restaurants, retail, warehouse and industrial, and specialty structural design projects. Casey tells us, “My favorite projects have included various Chicken N’ Pickle projects, Meierotto Jewelers, Manhattan Community Centers, and Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute Addition.”
We are thrilled to have her as another of BSE’s top-notch structural engineers.
Welcome to the team Ryan!
BSE Structural Engineers is excited to welcome Ryan Kubr to our team as a Structural Engineer. A graduate of the University of Nebraska, Omaha, with a Master of Architectural Engineering, structural focus (2012) and a BS Architectural Engineering (2011), Ryan moved to Kansas City after graduating and has remained here ever since. Before joining BSE, Ryan’s experience included ten years in glass and glazing systems engineering, including curtain wall, storefront, panel systems, and glass rail and fin wall products, working with glazing contractors, manufacturers, and architects nationwide.
When not designing structural systems, Ryan enjoys spending his free time following auto racing, driving in local SportsCar Club of America (SCCA) autocross events, and traveling to national parks, racetracks, and other destinations for photography opportunities.
Welcome to BSE, Ryan!
Welcome to the Team, Alex!
BSE Structural Engineers welcomes Alex Trujillo as a Structural Engineer. Alex graduated from the University of Kansas in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and has previous experience as a structural engineering intern. Alex is originally from Lawrence, KS and when not working, he enjoys baking and playing jazz piano.
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!
Meet our Summer Interns
BSE Structural Engineers is proud to introduce our summer interns. BSE has been fortunate to have three structural engineering interns and two design technician interns this summer.
Jessica Diehm is a structural engineering intern. Jessica graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering in May 2022 and will continue her education at KU this fall to receive her Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural engineering. Jessica is from Olathe, KS and enjoys spending time in nature, listening to music, and spending time with friends.
Jada Duke is a structural engineering intern. Jada will graduate from Oklahoma State University in December 2023.with a degree in Architectural Engineering with a focus in Construction Project Management. At OSU, Jada is a Teaching Assistant for Statics and is also a member of the National Society of Black Engineers. Jada is from Oklahoma City, OK where she grew up playing soccer and her favorite treat is Braum’s Cookies ‘n’ Cream ice cream.
Andrew Graves is a design technician intern. Andrew will graduate from Metropolitan Community College in May 2023 with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Engineering Technology and CAD certification. Andrew is from Platte City, MO and enjoys hiking, spending time at Table Rock Lake and spending time with his family.
Cameron Hicks is a structural engineering intern. Cameron will graduate with Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University in May 2024.Cameron is from Lee’s Summit, MO. Outside of work, I am a CrossFit coach and athlete. He also enjoys golfing and he loves to build custom furniture.
Makayla Hodson is a design technician intern. Makayla will graduate in May 2023 from the University of Central Missouri with a major in Design and Drafting Technology with an emphasis in Architectural/ Structural Design. At UCM, Makayla is the Treasurer of the American Institute of Building Design and Design and Drafter’s Student Association. Makayla is from Knob Noster, MO and likes to online shop, travel, and spend time with her friends and family.
Welcome Daniel to BSE!
BSE is excited to announce that Daniel Nagati has joined our team as a Structural Engineer. Daniel has over 8 years of experience and specialized in multi-family housing projects with his previous firm. Daniel graduated from the University of Kansas in May 2010 with a B.S. in Architectural Engineering and in July of 2012 with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. While in graduate school, Daniel researched fatigue and fracture in steel bridges. When not working, Daniel enjoys cooking, skiing and competing in trivia events. Welcome Daniel!
Meet our Summer Interns
Kathryn Baker is a structural engineering intern and will graduate from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering with a focus in Structural in May 2021. At OSU, Kathryn is serving her second term as the President of the Oklahoma State Chapter of Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI). She is also a part of Construction Specification Institute (CSI) and American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). Kathryn is from the Dallas/Fort Worth area and enjoys listening to true crime podcasts and watching Netflix with my cats.
Brandon Cook will graduate with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University in December 2021. Brandon is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Phi Alpha Epsilon, and am the All Class Representative for Kansas State’s chapter of Structural Engineers Association of Kansas and Missouri. Brandon received experience as a summer intern as a Mechanical design (HVAC) intern and previously as a superintendent for a contractor. Brandon is from Manhattan, KS and enjoys playing and watching sports, watching movies, playing video games, and spending time with friends.
Brooke Wentz is a structural engineering intern and will graduate from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering with a focus in Structural in May 2022. At OSU, Brooke is involved with the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), Construction Specification Institute (CSI) and OSU Dance Company. Brooke is from Wichita, KS and enjoys listening to music, watching TV, dancing, and longboarding.
BSE Welcomes Structural Engineering Intern
Devin Melton has joined BSE as a structural engineering intern. Devin will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus in structural from University of Missouri – Kansas City in the spring of 2021. He then plans to graduate with his Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus in structural in the spring of 2022. Devin graduated with an Associate of Science from Ozarks Technical Community College in the summer of 2018. He worked previously as a 3D design and renderer for a window manufacturer. Devin is from El Dorado Springs, Missouri. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to Sporting KC games, playing tennis, guitar and video games. Welcome to the team, Devin!
BSE Continues to Grow
Join us in welcoming our newest team members to BSE Structural Engineers!
BSE welcomes Shelby Ford as a structural engineer. Shelby graduated with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering with a focus on Structures from Oklahoma State University in May of 2019. Shelby has experience as a structural engineering intern for the two previous summers. Outside of work, Shelby enjoys playing softball, board games and reading.
BSE also welcomes Nicole Henry as a structural engineer. Nicole graduated from the University of Kansas in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering. Nicole has experience as a structural engineering summer intern. When not working, she enjoys baking and spending time outdoors, and especially enjoys hiking.
Mathew Gorman joined BSE in January as a design technician. Mathew graduated from University of Central Missouri in December 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Drafting and Design with a focus in Mechanical and Structural Drafting. Mathew worked the previous two summers as a design technician intern in the oil and gas and power distribution markets. Outside of work, Mathew enjoys cooking, reading, and playing board and video games.