Alex Gomez

As IT Manager at Forell | Elsesser, Alex Gomez applies 20 years of experience to effectively maintain information technology and computer systems, ensure the security of data, network access, and backup systems.  He is constantly looking for opportunities to improve and solve end-user experiences and to provide technical tools that aid in business productivity.

Alex is a Bay Area native and received his Bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s College of California.  When he’s not geeking out on computers, Alex enjoys spending time with his family, chasing his toddler around playgrounds, and rooting for his favorite local sports teams the SF Giants, 49ers, and Golden State Warriors.

Nilanda Cai

As an Engineer, Nilanda works on a variety of projects including new buildings and retrofitting existing structures. Nilanda enjoys working with Forell | Elsesser’s team to broaden her understanding of design and analysis for various structure types. She wishes to develop innovative and unique designs, providing the most efficient solutions for the client and for society. Nilanda has a strong interest in architectural design, and she loves designing structural components that are architecturally appealing.

Nilanda received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Master’s degree from Stanford University. As a graduate student, Nilanda enjoyed working on A/E/C design projects, collaborating with architects and construction managers to provide interdisciplinary project delivery. At school, she worked as an academic tutor and taught many structural analysis courses, which deepened her understanding of structural behavior and raised her interest in teaching and mentoring.

Outside the office, Nilanda likes to explore the city landscape and restaurants of the Bay Area. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and visiting museums. She also likes watching movies. She has watched more than 1000 movies and the number is still growing!