Dain Drake, PE

Principal

Houston

Dain Drake HeadshotWith over 25 years of experience in end-to-end steel design and fabrication services, Dain Drake joined us as Principal in 2024, operating out of our Houston, Texas office. Mr. Drake leads our steel procurement practices firm-wide, directly sourcing steel to build economies of scale across the DeSimone platform and collaborating closely with our steel detailing team to provide 3D modeling, steel detailing, and other pre-construction services.

Among his most recent projects, Drake led steel procurement and fabrication for the $1.2 billion Trumbull Energy Center in Lordtown, Ohio, which will help power nearly one million homes and meet growing demand for energy in the region. He also played a central role in the design and construction of a $200 million factory expansion for Genera Energy, Inc. in East Tennessee, as well as the massive Blue Sky Water Reclamation facility in Taylor, Texas.

Mr. Drake received his Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in 34 states.