November 20, 2017
DeSimone Consulting Engineers is pleased to welcome Stephen Jirsa, a Director of DeSimone’s Property Loss Consulting and Forensics Practice in the United States Western Region, who will provide technical oversight and management of the firm’s PLC team in the region, encompassing both pre and post-loss services. Mr. Jirsa will also serve as the primary point of contact for DeSimone’s recently announced San Diego, California office.
Mr. Jirsa has over 20 years of broad structural engineering experience involving evaluation, forensic investigation, analysis, and design of buildings and components. His roles have also involved seismic design and evaluation, product development of building systems, product certification and building code approval, structural and architectural performance testing, prefabricated buildings, and building envelopes/facades. He has provided engineering expertise to commercial, construction, government, military, and health care clients.
“In addition to seismic design and damage assessment experience, Stephen has spent his career in forensics. Stephen will provide leadership as we expand our reach on the west coast.”
— Stephen V. DeSimone, CEO and President, DeSimone Consulting Engineers
“Having Steve in Southern California provides additional technical capability and capacity, increasing our ability to serve our client’s interests. In addition to providing litigation support, we are now fully positioned to support forensic investigations in construction defect, surety, and first party property claims.”
— Charles Meade, Managing Director of Forensics, DeSimone Consulting Engineers