Structural Engineering

Cory Frehsee, PE

Principal – Structural Team Leader
cfrehsee@stevens-assoc.com

Cory has over 18 years of experience leading teams and multidisciplinary projects. His experience includes multifamily & residential housing, multi-story commercial and municipal buildings, and parking garages. As a project manager and principal at Stevens & Associates, Cory directs the structural team.

Hamilton Hodgman, PE

Project Manager
hhodgman@stevens-assoc.com

Hamilton (Ham) Hodgman has worked as a civil engineer in Vermont, North Carolina, and South Carolina for over a decade. His work has included schematic design, design development, state and local permitting, and construction phases for residential and commercial construction. He is well-versed in public presentations and client relations. In addition to his civil engineering and design work, Ham has extensive experience providing construction services, including technical review, geotechnical engineering, inspections, and materials testing on projects for industrial, institutional, and commercial facilities clients.

Benjamin Harwood, EIT

Associate Engineer
bharwood@stevens-assoc.com

Benjamin Harwood, Associate Engineer graduated from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and is currently working toward his engineering license.  Ben has completed several certificate programs, and received the Littleton Award from Tufts which recognizes worthy seniors in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering who are active in professional or community affairs.  He has worked as a consultant providing construction inspection services for government and commercial projects.  Ben is interested in historic preservation and adaptive reuse projects, and as a native of Vermont, he is passionate about the character and uniqueness of Brattleboro and its surrounding communities.

Erin Fajans, EI

Associate Engineer
efajans@stevens-assoc.com

Erin Fajans has returned to her native southern Vermont to continue her career as an engineer. She received a Master of Civil Engineering Degree from Norwich University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering Technology from Vermont Technical College.  In addition, Erin was the recipient of the Vermont Technical College Student of the Year and Architectural Engineering Technician of the Year awards.  Her previous experience as a mechanical designer and structural engineer included analyzing existing structural framing systems, new platform and foundation designs, as well as modifications to repurpose existing warehouses within the food processing industry.  She is currently focusing her efforts on the structural design of commercial and residential projects, and looks forward to applying her experience in commercial construction to her interest of historic preservation and reuse projects within downtown communities.

Michael Becker

Structural Engineering Technician
mbecker@stevens-assoc.com

Michael Becker brings with him over 18 years of professional experience including 7 years of structural drafting and design of numerous building types ranging from hospitals, schools, and water treatment plants. His extensive knowledge includes new building projects, as well as renovation and restoration.  Before joining S&A, Michael has worked throughout New England, New York and Florida.  Most recently he organized drafting services for an architectural millwork company producing furniture, cabinetry, doors, and paneling systems to clients in the Greater Boston area including MIT, Keuring, The Clark Art Institute, and Williams College.