Who We Are

Our People

Solving complexity is our standard.

Whether making a seemingly impossible design a reality or solving a performance problem that has proven elusive, SGH brings clarity to complexity. Our teams deliver customized and reliable solutions for our client partners—advancing the meaning of what’s possible.

Our diverse staff—engineers, architects, scientists, and many other professionals—is led by seasoned principals, project managers, and thought leaders who seek to advance our industry while fostering our long-term client relationships.

Meet our divisional leaders.

Benjamin Kosbab
Benjamin Kosbab
Engineering Mechanics and Infrastructure Division Head, Atlanta & Southern California
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Emily Hopps
Emily Hopps
Building Technology Division Head, Waltham
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Susan  Knack-Brown
Susan Knack-Brown
Building Technology Division Head, Boston
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Greggrey  Cohen
Greggrey Cohen
Structural Repair and Rehabilitation Division Head, Boston
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John Thomsen
John Thomsen
New Structural Design Division Head, Boston
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Jesse Beaver
Jesse Beaver
Engineering Mechanics and Infrastructure Division Head, Boston
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Matthew Johnson
Matthew Johnson
Structural Engineering Division Head, Chicago
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Peter Babaian
Peter Babaian
Building Technology Division Head, Chicago
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Jeffrey Kerr
Jeffrey Kerr
Building Technology Division Head, Washington, DC
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Gary R.  Strand
Gary R. Strand
Structural Engineering Division Head, Washington, DC
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Dean A. Rutila
Dean A. Rutila
Building Technology Division Head, Houston, and Safety Director
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Paul Summers
Paul Summers
Structural Engineering Division Head, Houston
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Kevin  O'Connell
Kevin O'Connell
Structural Engineering Division Head, Los Angeles
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Sean O'Brien
Sean O'Brien
Building Technology Division Head, New York
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Nathaniel Smith
Nathaniel Smith
Structural Engineering Division Head, New York
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Craig Allender
Craig Allender
Building Technology Division Head, San Francisco Bay Area
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William Bruin
William Bruin
Structural Engineering Division Head, San Francisco Bay Area
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