President and Chief Executive Officer
Henry is SidePlate's President & CEO. He is responsible for providing leadership and coaching to the organization and support to ongoing innovation initiatives. Henry has been responsible for the lateral design of over two hundred high-profile structures constructed throughout the country, including GSA, DoD, and FAA facilities, located both in and out of high seismic regions. He is not your typical business leader...we say he marches to the beat of a different piano. Henry is passionate about music and developing the next generation of engineers. His passion for helping others is a force behind our People First culture.
Senior Vice President
Jared is the Sr. Vice President of SidePlate and is responsible for new product market integration and fabrication/erection excellence. He is a licensed professional engineer in more than 30 states and has over 10 years of experience working on the design of steel moment frames and engineering systems. Jared actively shares his experience and knowledge by giving talks on a range of steel structural engineering topics to individual engineering firms, state structural engineering associations and steel fabrication groups. He is passionate about learning and sharing his own knowledge and expertise with his peers and the industry. When Jared is not focused on helping to grow SidePlate, he enjoys spending time with his family and hunting/fishing. We think he is actually out hunting down old copies of his head-shot from his John Casablancas modeling days so we can’t find them.
Director of Engineering Operations
Brett is a professional engineer with more than 20 years of experience in structural engineering, including the preparation and design of detailed structural construction drawings and computer analyses relating to steel, concrete, masonry and wood building structures. He has extensive experience in the design of government, healthcare, laboratory, manufacturing, sports, hospitality, detention and academic facilities. As Director of Engineering, he is responsible for providing leadership and mentoring to our engineering team, championing excellent customer service and helping our clients deliver outstanding project results. Brett is an adventurer at heart and enjoys hiking, biking and working out in Mother Nature’s gym or running away from GoT’s White walkers…sometimes it is hard to tell.
Director of R&D
Behzad is the director of SidePlate’s R&D Department. He has more than 20 years of combined industrial and academic experience in the industry. Behzad has published more than 60 technical papers for publication in engineering journals and presentation at conferences. He is the co-inventor of the panel zone EEZ model presented at the SEAOC 2014 Convention. His experience as lead structural engineer for over 100 structures enables SidePlate to bring both innovative and practical solutions to the industry. When Behzad is not developing SidePlate’s next innovation, he enjoys spending time with his family and tennis. Those wicked tennis skills have made the occasional appearance at our office ping-pong table.
Manager of HR and Administration
Pam is the Manager of Administration for SidePlate. She is responsible for overseeing the administrative team and key operation’s functions including HR, recruiting, accounting, IT support, sales/marketing support and communications. Prior to joining SidePlate in 2013, Pam held management roles in medical and digital media administration, customer service and accounting of increasing responsibility. Though our aviation enthusiast is a licensed pilot, most of Pam's flying lately has been around SidePlate; Making it one of the top places to work in our industry. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching planes, and traveling with her husband.
Western Regional Business Manager
Ryan is a PE, SE with 12 years of experience in business development, and structural engineering design. He leads our business development team for the western region of the US. Ryan actively supports the advancement of key structural engineering associations and technologies in the region and recently served on the Board of Directors for the Structural Engineer’s Assoc. of Southern California. He is passionate about technology and bringing business value to our customers. When he is not looking for ways to maximize our clients project value, he is searching for that next great craft beer to drink while watching his beloved Oakland Raiders.
Eastern Regional Business Manager
Jason is a PE, SE with 20 years of experience in structural engineering and business development. He leads our business development team for the Midwest and eastern US. Jason serves as our Industry Outreach Executive and actively pursues opportunities to partner with key industry organizations and companies to raise the profile and contribution of structural engineering and technologies in the US. He frequently gives talks on steel structural engineering topics to individual firms, state Structural Engineers Associations (SEAs), steel fabricator groups, and at national engineering conferences throughout the US. As a Chicago Cubs fan living in a Cleveland Indian’s world, Jason prefers to spend his free time camping, trying new bourbons and contemplating his next home improvement project.