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Theresa N. Curtis

P.E., S.E., LEED AP Principal & San Francisco Co-Office Director


Theresa Curtis is co-office director and a member of the Structural Engineering leadership team in San Francisco. She contributes to the management and growth of the office as well as the practice in Northern California and the West Region. Her duties include project oversight, hiring of new talent and ensuring the technical excellence of the office’s work. Theresa has wide-ranging experience in structural design, from large, seismically base-isolated projects such as the Morris Hyman Critical Care Pavilion at Washington Hospital in Fremont, California, to small, but challenging renovations of existing spaces. She specializes in alternative project delivery methods, including design-build, integrated project delivery and P3 across sectors such as healthcare, education, sports and government work. Her project portfolio includes the Contra Costa County Administration Building and Emergency Operations Center in Martinez, California, and the UC Merced 2020 P3 project, a 1.2-million-square-foot expansion and redevelopment of the University of California, Merced campus.


M.S., Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

B.S., Civil Engineering, Rice University

Theresa is a founding member of the Structural Engineers Association of Northern California’s SE3 project, focused on promoting employee engagement and gender equity in the structural engineering profession.