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

Andrew Graves, Jessica Diehm, Makayla Hodson, Jada Duke, Cameron Hicks

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!

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.

Shelby Ford, Nicole Henry and Mathew Gorman

BSE Hosts Annual Blood Drive

BSE Structural Engineers was proud to host our 4th annual blood drive on September 11, 2019 in partnership with the Community Blood Center of Kansas City.  Our annual drive is one of many ways that the BSE team likes to give back and a rewarding way to be a part of saving lives in our community.

The Community Blood Center of Kansas City serves nearly 60 area hospitals.  They need 500 donors each day to meet these area hospitals’ needs and there is an urgent need for donations.  For more information about hosting your own blood drive or finding a location to donate:   https://savealifenow.org/.

BSE would like to thank everyone who came out to donate blood!

Meet our Summer Interns

BSE Structural Engineers is pleased to introduce our summer interns.  BSE has been fortunate to have three structural engineering interns and one design technician intern this summer.

Jenna Harbert 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 2020.  At OSU, Jenna has been involved in the Architectural Engineering Institute, Construction Specification Institute, Architecture Students Teaching Elementary Kids, Teaching Assistant in various courses, and an Undergraduate Research Assistant.  Jenna has a passion for music and enjoys spending time outdoors hiking, camping, kayaking or reading in a hammock.

BSE was excited to have Kyle Martz return for a second summer as a design technician intern.  Kyle will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Aided Drafting and Design with an emphasis in Mechanical Drafting from the University of Central Missouri in December of 2019. Kyle is from Overland Park, Kansas and enjoys golfing, fishing, cooking and waterskiing. 

Jordan Nutter is a structural engineering intern.  Jordan graduated with Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering in May 2019 and will graduate in May 2021 with Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a structural focus from the University of Kansas.  Jordan is from Prosper, Texas and has two previous summers of experience as a structural engineering intern.  At KU, Jordan has been actively involved with SWE as their special events chair for the past 3 years, and she will be their graduate student coordinator this coming year. She is also a member of the KU chapter for Tau Beta Pi and Chi Epsilon.  Jordan enjoys golfing and taking boxing classes. She also has a passion for fashion and is a bit of an ice cream connoisseur.

Diego Sanchez is a structural engineering intern and will graduate from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering in December 2019.  Diego is from Hugoton, Kansas.  At KSU, he is the Fundraiser Chair for Structural Engineers Association Kansas and Missouri, Member of Rotaract Club.  When not working or studying, Diego enjoys drawing, painting and break dancing.

Kyle Martz, Jordan Nutter, Jenna Harbert, and Diego Sanchez

Meet BSE Structural Engineer’s Summer Interns

Meet BSE Structural Engineer’s Summer Interns

BSE Structural Engineers has loved having four structural engineering interns and one design technician intern join our team this summer.

Colten Johnson is a structural engineering intern and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University in May of 2017. Previously, Colten had an internship at EBH & Associates overseeing concrete pours and providing structural detailing.  Colten is from Marion, KS and is actively involved in his church and fraternity, and has an interest in learning about other cultures/religions.   Colten enjoys spending time with his wife, Andrea, and traveling.

Kelsey Hailey is a structural engineering intern and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) in spring 2018.  Kelsey is on the MSOE Women’s Soccer Team.  Last summer Kelsey was an intern at Faith Technologies.  Kelsey is from Overland Park, Kansas and in her free time she likes to wakeboard, ski, spend time outdoors and hang out with her friends and family.

Mary Kaster is a structural engineering intern and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University in May of 2019.  At college, Mary is actively involved in Society of Women Engineers, Women in Engineering, and her sorority.  Mary is from Overland Park, Kansas and enjoys going to the lake with family and spending time with friends.

Veronica Vest is a structural engineering intern and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in structures from Oklahoma State University in May of 2017.  Last summer Veronica worked at Cromwell Architects Engineers in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Veronica is the Vice President of both the Chi Epsilon and Architectural Engineering Institute chapters and is also the developer and head of Archiletics (architecture athletics). Veronica is in charge of organizing and drafting all architecture intramural teams and pick-up games.  Veronica is from Hot Springs, Arkansas and enjoys playing sports, camping or painting in her free time.

Alek Norman is a Design Technician intern and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Design & Drafting Technology from the University of Central Missouri in May 2017.  Alek is actively involved in intramural sports on campus.  He is from O’Fallon, Missouri and enjoys spending time with his friends and family.

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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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BSE Structural Engineers Continues to Grow!

We are pleased to announce the addition of five new employees to our growing firm!

BSE Structural Engineers welcomes back Casey Stallbaumer as a Structural Engineer. The previous two summers she worked with us as an intern. Casey will graduate from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering in August 2015.  When she is not diligently working Casey enjoys archery, baking, and reading. We are excited about Casey’s return and look forward to her future contributions to BSE!

Jorge Ochoa joins BSE Structural Engineers as a Structural Engineer.  Jorge graduated from Kansas State University May 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering.  Jorge interned previously at Balfour Beatty Construction and also has manual labor experience with a construction company.  He enjoys watching movies, cooking, baking and trying out new restaurants.  He has recently moved to Kansas City and is looking forward to exploring the city!

Prescovie Anderson also joins BSE Structural Engineers as a Structural Engineer.  Prescovie graduated from Oklahoma State University in May of 2015, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering and a Minor in Mathematics. Prescovie previously worked as an intern with Engineering Inc., in Oklahoma City, where he learned the basics of structural forensics and provided inspections for various commercial and residential structures.  Prescovie enjoys hiking, running, reading crime novels, playing video games, and trying new restaurants. Last year Prescovie completed his first half marathon.

Nora Henderson joins BSE as Office Manager. Nora has over eleven years in Administrative and Office Manager roles from two public accounting firms.  She attended Emporia State University.  Nora enjoys cooking and baking.  She also loves to spend time outdoors including hunting, fishing, gardening, going for walks, sporting events or spending time around their fire pit with family and friends.  Her most recent endeavor is training for a 5K in the fall and then plans to work towards a 10K in the spring.

Jill Nolkemper joins our team in the Accounting Department.  Jill has over 20 years of experience in accounting and management.  Jill received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Missouri Kansas City and received her Masters of Business Administration from Rockhurst University.  Jill enjoys reading, walking, cooking and finding bargains at garage sales.  She and her husband, Doug, also enjoy spending time attending their three kids’ activities.

Join us in welcoming these new team members to BSE!