Paul Spears, PE, SE


Paul has over 14 years of structural engineering experience, working on a variety of structures from stadiums and arenas to churches, retail, and residential. His expertise includes renovation of existing structures, fast tracked projects, nonlinear and dynamic analysis, and design for ATFP.

Paul started STAND in 2010 and has grown the business steadily each year by providing good design and great service.

Paul loves technology and has given many presentations on BIM, Revit, coding, and efficiency with electronic processes. Paul has developed several add-ins for Revit that are sold commercially. He is very much a Revit enthusiast. In graduate school, Paul developed a finite element analysis engine in C++ for wood design company. He has experience coding in VBA, C#, C++, php, javascript, and CSS.

Paul grew up in construction working for his Father in Wichita, KS. He attended K-State and received both a History degree and a Civil Engineering degree. He worked for about a year before going to Virginia Tech for graduate school. Paul received the Via Fellowship to attend Virginia Tech and received a Master’s degree.