The Principals of Pinnacle Design Consultants David Bodeen and Ron Hamme have over 30 years of combined experience in Civil and Structural Engineering.

Mr. Hamme is the head of our Structural Engineering Department.  His area of expertise is Structural engineering design of residential and commercial buildings.  Additional areas of expertise include forensic engineering for structural break down, design with conventional stud wall buildings, concrete forms, inspections and structural insulated panels.

Mr. Bodeen is the head of our Civil Engineering Department.  His area expertise for Civil engineering design include commercial and residential subdivisions, water sewer and storm drainage design, road and street design, highway, major arterial streets and bridge design.

Interesting facts about Engineering:
  • Civil engineers frequently work on complex projects which involve many technical, economic, social and environmental factors.
  • Civil engineering takes place on all levels, in the public sector from municipal through to national governments, and in the private sector from individual homeowners through to international companies.
  • The Channel Tunnel is one of the greatest civil engineering projects of the 20th century, has an ultimate design capacity of 600 trains per day each way under the English Channel.
  • Structural engineers involve the design of buildings, large structures that rely on the importance of structural integrity.  
  • Structural engineering ensures that specific architectural components such as beams, foundations, columns and floors are structurally sound.  
  • Sears Tower, known as the Willis Tower is a structural engineering marvel a 110-story building in the heart of downtown Chicago.