With more than 30 years of structural engineering experience, Gary Storm has a broad background in new design and renovation projects as well as forensic investigations and property loss consulting assignments in the U.S. and internationally. His work spans across a range of building types, from pedestrian bridges to educational facilities, with a particular emphasis on arenas, stadiums and other large public spaces. Gary, who serves as the firm’s sports and public assembly market sector leader, specializes in the design of long-span roof structures for professional and collegiate sports venues and convention centers. He employs those skills and knowledge in evaluating rigging loads for concerts, conventions and special events. Gary also is proficient in performing condition assessments, repairs and renovations of existing structures as well as providing litigation support and expert witness testimony. His work includes the structural design of an ice hockey arena for the New York Islanders on Long Island; renovation of the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio; and the damage investigation and repair of Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, following Hurricane Katrina.
M.S., Structural Engineering, University of Kansas
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Kansas
Gary has performed rigging analysis for some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake and the Rolling Stones, as well as for Super Bowl halftime shows and the American Country Music Awards.