Tom Yost

Tom Yost

Tom Yost, PE, LEED AP BD+C


Tom is a Principal and Project Manager with a focus in the healthcare sector. Leaning into the challenges that accompany working on tight sites with a lot of moving pieces, he appreciates the need to think creatively and is looking forward to expanding the firm's timber design capabilities. His structural engineering design experience includes roles on projects ranging from office buildings to personal residences. He has played a key role in a number of projects including the Virginia Commonwealth University Adult Ambulatory Care Facility, University of Virginia Emergency Department Expansion, George Washington University Hospital Renovations, and Gaillard Center Renovation and Expansion.

Tom is the Project Lead and Responsible Engineer in Charge of the Panama Project for the Washington DC Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders. He holds a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering and Master of Architectural Engineering from Penn State University.

What inspired you to choose your current career path?
I remember seeing a few old stone barns in Chester County converted to modern homes or venues and knew that I wanted to be a designer. The thought of preservation and giving a structure a second chance has always been attractive to me.
What is your proudest accomplishment to-date?
Biking over 9,000 miles from Philadelphia to Panama City will forever be one of my proudest accomplishments.
If you had to choose a different career, what would it be?
A chef. I love cooking and found that it's not only a stress release but a great outlet for creativity.


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