New Year. New Promotions. Degenkolb congratulates our January promotions.
Jeremy Callister, Associate Principal, San Diego. Diligent Learner.
As Chair of the prestigious Seismology Committee for the Structural Engineers Association of California, Jeremy is dedicated to promoting seismic safety worldwide. Jeremy has developed a significant portfolio of work consisting of new building design, seismic retrofit design, and foundation underpinning/shoring as well as forensic consulting services. Currently, Jeremy is working on the Loma Linda University Steam Plant SPC-4D Retrofit project. He has traveled to Asia, Europe and the Caribbean to perform seismic evaluations of existing buildings for various clients. Jeremy is part of both Degenkolb’s Forensics and Construction Means & Methods Practice Areas.
Jay Yin, Associate Principal, Oakland. Collaborator.
A structural engineer for more than 20 years, Jay joined Degenkolb in 2014. Prior to Degenkolb, Jay worked on civic projects such as the Exploratorium at Piers 15/17. At Degenkolb, Jay puts his technical skills to work on the IPD design of the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and the retrofit of Seton Medical Center in Daly City. In addition to the current healthcare projects, Jay has joined Degenkolb’s Higher Education Practice Area as he is interested in continuing his community and higher education design efforts.
Sandy Hohener, Associate, Los Angeles. Responsive Communicator.
After working in Degenkolb’s San Francisco office for five years, Sandy, returned to Southern California where he grew up and joined the Los Angeles office. He is currently working on the UC Los Angeles NPI Building Retrofit, Loma Linda University Central Plant. Sandy promotes seismic safety and is heavily involved in the development of today’s seismic engineering codes as a member of the ASCE 7 Seismic Task Committee and NEHRP Provisions Update Committee. Sandy is part of Degenkolb’s Higher Education Practice Area and is a second year member of Degenkolb’s Board of Directors.
Chad Closs, Associate, San Diego. Dynamic Team Player.
A San Diego native, Chad completed both his undergrad and grad school at UC San Diego. Chad has been at Degenkolb since graduating from UC San Diego in 2008. Chad’s current projects include the Sharp Chula Vista Ocean Tower and the San Diego Crime Laboratory. In 2013, Chad went to Haiti as part of the Build Change Organization. There he led a two-day training of local Haitian engineers on how to develop retrofit strategies for yellow tagged homes. Chad participates in Degenkolb’s Healthcare and Science & Technology Practice Areas.
Laurie Lumish, Director of Marketing and Business Development, San Francisco. Client Developer.
For Laurie business development is as much about growing as a practitioner as it is about leads generating. She constantly looks for avenues to improve how she interacts with clients. At Degenkolb for more than 12 years, she has held a variety of roles in marketing and business development. Recently, Laurie led efforts to design a new San Francisco headquarters and refresh the corporate identity. In addition to leading the Marketing and Business Development team, Laurie serves as a member on Degenkolb’s Board of Directors.
Adam Hugo-Holman, Associate, San Francisco. Conscientious Professional.
Adam began his career at Degenkolb in Los Angeles. In 2010, he transferred to the San Francisco office expanding his personal and professional connections in the company. He is currently working on the UC San Francisco Block 23A, a research facility, and Stanford University Denning House. Interested in growing as a firm and community leader, Adam participates in Leadership San Francisco. He belongs to both Degenkolb’s Higher Education and Science & Technology Practice Areas