Archives: Speakers

Philip Line, PE

Philip is AWC’s Director of Structural Engineering, and has 28 years of experience in structural engineering, building codes, standards, and guideline development. His responsibilities include planning of structural research and working with AWC’s consensus standards committee to update the National Design Specification® for Wood Construction (NDS®), Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM), and Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS)….

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Bevan Jones

As Principal & CEO of Holmes (US), Bevan is driving an approvals path forward for modern wood construction. His involvement with the ICC Ad Hoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings provides him with valuable insight into the regulatory process for adoption of mass timber (specifically cross-laminated timber) under various model codes adopted throughout the US….

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Parisa Nassiri

As a Fire Engineer with Holmes, Parisa has developed a diverse portfolio. With experience in new construction and existing buildings, she has collaborated with a wide variety of project teams, solidifying her ability to tailor design and consulting methods to cater to various decision-making entities. A large majority of her work has been on larger…

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Kim Bretheim, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C

Kim has 40 years of architectural experience in multi-family residential design and leads the LHB Housing Studio. His award-winning designs cover a wide variety of housing types, including student housing, townhomes, condominiums, apartment buildings, supportive housing, and mixed-use developments. Kim was recently inducted into the Fellowship of the AIA (FAIA) for his commitment to creating and…

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Kyle Warren

As a Project Executive for Turner’s Portland office, Kyle has led the overall construction performance for projects ranging from multi-million-dollar renovations to new buildings. Kyle’s diverse industry experience largely involves creative office, commercial, healthcare, and residential work. Under his leadership, Turner Portland has completed six mass timber buildings, totaling over 450,000 square feet in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA.

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Jennifer Hardy AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Jennifer is a Senior Associate at Payette and 2020 AIA Young Architect Awardee who has thirteen years of experience leading large, complex international and domestic projects with an expertise in pushing innovation and performance boundaries. She is currently leading the Penn State College of Engineering West 2 building project, which utilizes a hybrid mass timber structure and mass timber…

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Paul Del Vecchio

Paul has spent decades working in development and construction management, financial analysis, and consulting and advisory services for both public and private organizations. In addition to his work at Ethos, Paul serves on the Board of Oregon Smart Growth and the real estate advisory boards of Central City Concern and Proud Ground. Before founding Ethos, Paul…

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Alex Davis

Alex Davis joined PCS Structural Solutions in 2019, pursuing a lifelong interest in the A/E/C industry, having grown up visiting construction jobsites with his dad. As an engineer, he is particularly interested in the intricate details of structural design. Alex has experience working on a wide variety of projects at PCS, including over ten multi-family developments involving…

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Adam Hostetler

Adam is an award-winning designer with a wide range of experience from pop-ups to large-scale development.  Prior to joining W.PA, he founded Urban Nomad Architecture Lab which explored the praxis of atypical housing finance models and the intersections of design and development. Since joining W.PA in 2016, Adam has worked as project architect on a variety of projects but focused largely on mid- and high-rise multi-family residential buildings. Adam received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the…

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Mike Romanowski, SE

Mike received his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo in 1979 and has 37 years of structural engineering design, plan check/peer review and investigative experience. He has been involved in the production of engineering calculations and construction documents, construction administration, field investigations and report writing for…

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