Welcome New BSE Team Members!
Join us in welcoming our newest team members to BSE Structural Engineers! We are excited to have several of our previous interns join our team as full-time employees.
Nathan Bertrand has been working as an intern at BSE since December and joined BSE as a full-time structural engineer after graduating in May. Nathan graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and will complete his Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a Structural emphasis from UMKC in 2018. Nathan has prior intern experience doing civil site work and special inspections. In his free time, Nathan enjoys playing music and watching movies. Nathan and his girlfriend, Kaitlin also welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Rhea Charlotte on July 14th. Congratulations!
BSE welcomes back Ryan Duren as a structural engineer. Ryan graduated from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering in 2016 and a Master of Architectural Engineering in May 2017. Ryan interned at BSE the summer of 2015. Previously, he worked as a construction management intern with a general contractor, then as a 3D modeler for an architecture firm. Ryan also interned with a firm in Milwaukee, WI. Ryan stays active and enjoys playing golf, watching sports, and listening to music.
BSE welcomes back Alek Norman as a design technician. Alek graduated from University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor of Science in Drafting and Design with an emphasis in Structural Drafting in May 2017. Alek worked as an intern with BSE last summer. Outside of the office, Alek likes to spend time with his family and friends. He enjoys playing golf and spending time outdoors.
Chris Philpy joined BSE in December as a structural engineer. Chris graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in December 2012 and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering Emphasis in Structural Engineering in December 2015. Chris has previous experience as a structural bridge engineer. Chris is a huge sports fan and enjoys watching and/or playing football, basketball, and golf. He also enjoys playing board games and woodworking.
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!