Tyler B. Sease, PE, SE

Tyler B. Sease, PE, SE

President

Tyler Sease is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in 22 states, licensed structural engineer (SE),and a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI).  He has extensive experience with structural steel projects and knowledge of the entire process including conceptual designs, steel connections, detailing, estimating and construction.  Tyler spent several years detailing structural steel for Southern Steel Detailers during high school and college.  Tyler spent 9 years at CMC Cary Engineering working on numerous high profile projects with responsibilities including connection design, building design, design-build preliminary designs, field work engineering and steel stability erection planning.  He gained invaluable experience with steel erection and engineering field fixes by spending considerable time on project sites including; Boeing 787 Fab Plant in North Charleston, SC, Gulfstream Building "Y" in Savannah, GA, and Sysco Distribution Center in Plymouth, MA.  

Tyler, his wife Marie, and their daughter Harper live in Lexington, SC.  They enjoy family time, visiting Lake Murray and attending Gamecock football games.  They are members of Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church in Lexington, SC.

Education:
Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering | University of South Carolina | 2009
Master's of Engineering in Civil Engineering | University of South Carolina | 2013

Publications:
Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering | Structural Engineer Magazine | February 2013
Steel Plate Shear Walls | Civil + Structural Engineer Magazine | November 2014

Connect with Tyler on LinkedIn                      tyler@southernsteelengineers.com

Kris L. Mitchell, PE

Kris L. Mitchell, PE

Vice President

Kris Mitchell has been a licensed professional engineer for the past 10 years and currently holds licenses in 3 states. While working for SteelFab he has amassed 14 years of structural steel connection design experience. During this time, Kris worked closely with detailers, fabricators, and erectors and has learned how to efficiently and economically provide solutions to benefit all parties. Some of the more high profile jobs that he has provided connection design include the Georgia Aquarium, College Football Hall of Fame, and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Building. Directly out of school, Kris began working with Kline Iron & Steel and it was here that he received extensive training in the entire process of steel construction. He spent time estimating, detailing, and received critical experience working in the fabrication shop. It was also here that he was able to get experience with field engineering by living in Jersey City for 2 months working on the job site of the Goldman Sachs Tower project.

Kris, his wife Betsy, their daughter Mary Grace, and their two dogs live in Lexington, SC. They like to spend most of their time hanging out with friends and family. Kris and Mary Grace love to go hiking with the dogs and kayaking down the Saluda River. They are members of First Baptist Church of Columbia.

Education:
Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering | Clemson University | 2001

Connect with Kris on LinkedIn                      kris@southernsteelengineers.com