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Mack Conachen Joins Thornton Tomasetti as Vice President and San Diego Office Director

February 08, 2021


Mack Conachen, vice president, San Diego

Thornton Tomasetti announces that Mack Conachen, P.E., S.E., R.A. has joined the firm as vice president and San Diego office director.

Conachen has more than 15 years of experience in structural design, analysis, and project management. His work spans a wide range of project types, including education, healthcare, biotech and laboratory design, architecturally exposed structures, renovation and rehabilitation projects and seismic retrofits.

“We are thrilled that Mack has joined our San Diego office,” said Thornton Tomasetti Senior Principal Robert Treece, who oversees the firm’s Western U.S. region. “His broad experience in diverse markets and his creative technical skills will further enhance our collaborative teams in locally as well as in Los Angeles and San Francisco.”

Conachen will be responsible for the growth and management of the San Diego office, which has a number of high-profile projects in the area including the University of San Diego’s Pepper Canyon development. Prior to joining Thornton Tomasetti, he was a senior structural engineer at IMEG Corp in San Diego.

“I am excited to join such a strong group of engineers,” said Conachen. “I look forward to building on our existing client base and helping Thornton Tomasetti strengthen its position in the healthcare and science/technology markets in the region.”

He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and a master’s degree in structural engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a Registered Architect in Wisconsin, a Licensed Structural Engineer and Licensed Professional Engineer in California.

About Thornton Tomasetti

Thornton Tomasetti applies engineering and scientific principles to solve the world’s challenges – starting with yours. An independent organization of creative thinkers and innovative doers collaborating from offices worldwide, our mission is to bring our clients’ ideas to life and, in the process, lay the groundwork for a better, more resilient future. For more information visit www.ThorntonTomasetti.com or connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, InstagramFacebook, Vimeo or YouTube.

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