Senior Engineer

Mike DeRubeis

Mike is a licensed Structural Engineer with experience ranging from new construction of high-rise residential, medical office buildings, educational, data center structures and existing building repairs and retrofits. Mike brings a broad range of structural design, construction phase, and project management experience to Forell | Elsesser. He also provides expert knowledge of reinforced concrete and post-tensioned concrete design and construction.

Mike is a leader in communication, bringing about a collaborative design team dynamic on the projects he works on. As a mentor to younger engineers, Mike fosters strategies to assist in developing skills to meet their career goals. Mike is a licensed Structural Engineer in Hawaii and a licensed Professional Engineer in Colorado and Virginia. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his Master’s degree from the University of Kansas.

In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, downhill skiing, camping, and cat lap cuddles.

Professional Associations

  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (RMACI), President, Student Activities/Young Member Committee Chair
  • Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC)



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