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Patrick M. McGuire

Professional Engineer, Structural Engineer

Patrick M. McGuire, P.E., S.E.,
PO Box 10192, South Bend, IN 46680

Professional Licenses: Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois (SE, PE), Iowa, West
Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico,
Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maryland, NCEES

June 2008 to March 2011:
Senior Design Engineer
NTA, Inc., 305 N. Oakland Ave., Nappanee, IN
Duties: Providing structural engineering consulting services to a variety of clients and
mentoring younger engineers.

September 2006 to June 2008:
Modular Professional Engineer, Dutch Housing
Champion Enterprises, LaGrange, IN 46761
Duties: Structural calculations for single family, multifamily residential and light commercial
buildings, including review and certification of drawings prepared from my calculations.

April 1979 to September, 2006:
Vice President of Building Services
Borkholder Buildings & Supplies, LLP
Nappanee, IN 46550
Duties: Complete design and management responsibility for pre-engineered and custom
designed post-frame and stud framed buildings. Design of metal plate connected wood
trusses and other wood structural components. Design of foundations for preengineered
steel frame buildings and coordination with steel building suppliers.
Engineer-of-Record on building projects which included submittals to the Building
Authorities. Developed pricing, engineering and drafting software.

1984 to 2006:
Private Consulting Practice
Duties: Provided structural calculations and certified prints for HUD code and modular houses
as well as manufactured commercial units. My clients included most of the major

October 1977 to April 1979:
Structural Engineer
Geupel Architects & Engineers
Indianapolis, IN
Duties: Provided general structural engineering on low-rise commercial and industrial buildings.

May 1974 to October 1977:
Design Engineer
American Air Filter
Louisville, KY
Duties: Structural design of large air pollution control equipment including electrostatic
precipitators, bag-houses and scrubbers.

Professional Affiliations:
Member American Society of Civil Engineers
Past President – Wood Truss Council of America
Former Committee Member Truss Plate Institute
Former Committee Member American Society of Biological and
Agricultural Engineers
Past Chair Technical & Research Committee, National Frame Builders
Professional Member American Wood Council
Professional Associate APA, Engineered Wood Assoc.

Technical Articles:
Non-Structural Plan Review of Post-Frame Buildings, WoodBits,
Building Safety Journal, December, 2006. (Dr. Frank Woeste co-author)
Many others

Contributing Author:
Metal Plate Connected Wood Truss Handbook, Wood Truss Council of America, 1992
Post-Frame Building Design Manual, National Frame Builders Association, 2000.

Professional Awards:
Rural Builder Hall of Fame, 2000
National Frame Builders Association Bernon G. Perkins Award, 2006

Education: B.S., University of Louisville, With Honors, 1973
M. Eng. C.E., University of Louisville, With Honors, 1974
M.B.A., Bellarmine University, 1979

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