April 23, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Meet with over 15 mentors from the SE industry!

Join Us for Speed Mentoring!

Registration for this event has closed. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please email Staff@SEAOI.org

Do you have questions about your career or professional growth you’ve been eager to ask a more experienced engineer? Now is your chance at the first SEAOI Speed Mentoring Event brought to you by YEC and SEAOI WiSE! More than 15 mentors from the structural engineering industry will be present, so be sure to snag your seat for this exciting opportunity happening Tuesday, April 23rd.

The evening will begin with an informal meet and greet, followed by an hour-long rotating roundtable mentoring session where you will have the chance to ask questions or share any concerns you may have. Our mentors are excited to meet with you and to share experiences that have impacted their career.


Sargent and Lundy
55 East Monroe Street, 35th floor
Chicago, IL 60603

Please RSVP as space is limited and spots will fill up fast! All registrations must be received before 12 pm on Friday, April 19.

Meet our Mentors!


Bill Bast, SE, PE
Principal, Thornton Tomasetti




Jan Blok, SE, PE, PEng
President, The Structural Group, Ltd.




Derek Boeldt, SE, PE
Deputy Chief Engineer, CTA



John Duntemann, PE, SE
Senior Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.





David Eckmann, SE, PE, FAIA
Senior Principal, Magnusson Klemencic Associates



Stephanie Hautzinger, AIA, SE, LEED AP
Associate Vice President, CannonDesign



Bill Ipema, SE, PE
Senior Associate II, Klein & Hoffman





Soliman Khudeira, PhD, PE, SE
Section Chief - Major Projects, CDOT




Marco Loureiro, PE
Group Manager, Jacobs Rail/Structures/CEI 





Brett Sauter, PE, SE
Structural Group Manager, Ciorba Group, Inc.




David Nickell, SE, PE
Principal, TGRWA




Ken Price, SE, PE, PEng
Vice President, Manager Complex Bridge Group, WSP





Jon Sfura, PhD, PE, SE
Senior Associate, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.




Tony Shkurti, PhD, SE, PE
Associate Vice President, Structures Department Manager, HNTB




Deborah Zroka, SE, PE
Recently retired Section Manager, Milhouse Engineering & Construction




Helen Torres, SE, PE, LEED AP
Associate Principal, Thornton Tomasetti






Arash Samimi ( Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C. )
Tejasvee Prasad Prasad ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Ivan Romero-Martinez ( Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) )
Edmund Schloss ( ARUP )
Radhika Pavgi ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Mazen Syed Syed ( Jacobs )
Richard Strapps ( Jacobs )
Kevin Marks ( Walker Consultants )
Lamyae Reklaoui ( Goodfriend Magruder Structure LLC )
Rami Asfahani ( Ciorba Group )
Kitty Chen
Torna Patil ( UIC )
Enji Paul Papazisi ( HNTB Corporation )
Mary Lou Kutska ( Ciorba Group )
Navami Radhakrishnan ( Illinois Institute of Technology )
Tejasvee Prasad ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Georges Abdallah ( Wight & Company )
Zachary Haney ( IIT )
Pedro Dulanto
Leutrim Demiri ( IIT )
David Nauheimer ( Sargent & Lundy LLC )
Thomas LoBosco ( Cordogan Clark & Associates )
Zacharoula Kopelia
Kremena Dokliev ( Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc )
Joseph Porada ( Thornton Tomasetti )
Connor Mills ( Collins Engineers )