About Us

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Our team of passionate engineers and detailers approach each project as a unique work of art. 

With a commitment to excellence, we approach each partnership with fresh perspectives, pushing design boundaries and embracing innovation. Our passion drives us to reimagine traditional approaches in construction.

Commitment to


Founded with the belief that design needs to contemplate the entire delivery process, GPLA has the capability of providing design through detailing services, incorporating supply chain and means and methods preferences. Collaborating closely with clients, we bring their visions to life and ensure that every project is executed perfectly. From coast-to-coast, our impact across the United States showcases our versatility and problem-solving expertise. 

Our team excels at foreseeing and addressing challenges, tailoring solutions to project and construction team needs for consistent, exceptional results.

Beyond conventional engineering, we thrive on exceeding expectations through creativity, cutting-edge technology, and data-driven insights. This fusion empowers us to deliver elegant, timely, and cost-effective solutions for even the most intricate projects. Step into a world where engineering knows no bounds.

Meet our Leadership

Our Team of


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Josh Carney, PE

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Jeff Jellick, PE

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Chris Blair, PE

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Tim Schrotenboer, SE

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Our Awards

Accolades and Awards

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California Preservation Foundation Design Award 2023 for MacLac Building D

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American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) 2023 for MacLac Building D

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Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC) 2019 for Studio 1850