David is a methodical engineer with a keen understanding of structural behavior and practical design.

David Fusco, who leads the firm’s Tampa, Florida, office, has more than 12 years of experience in new building design, renovations, forensic investigations and project management. David has played a leading role on a range of high-profile projects in the U.S. and internationally. He specializes in delivering integrated structural designs that are fully coordinated with architectural and MEP systems.

Comprehensive Project Experience
Earlier in his career, David worked in the firm’s Newark, New Jersey, office where he gained experience on a variety of structurally complex projects. These include Santiago Calatrava’s Innovation, Science and Technology (IST) Building at Florida Polytechnic University, and the Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects. His Tampa Bay area credits include providing structural design services for the new St. Petersburg Pier, an iconic concrete and glass structure at the pierhead, with cantilevered 35-foot concrete slabs and 50-foot metal canopies.

Giving Back to the Profession
In addition to mentoring younger staff, David is actively involved in industry organizations. As the 2018 president of the Florida Structural Engineers Association – Bay Area Chapter, he is overseeing the development of a new student chapter and is helping to improve member benefits. David has also volunteered with the ACE Mentor Program for several years, inspiring high school students to pursue careers in design and construction.

Outside of Work
Whether it’s running, playing racquetball or hitting the beach, David enjoys the active life. In his downtime, he likes being with friends and family and playing classic rock tunes on his guitar.

Expertise
• Structural engineering
• Project management
• Structural analysis
• Forensic engineering
• Renovations