Principals

Zak Nakhoda, PE, has 36 years of design experience in a wide range of projects. Prior to founding tsa, he was a Principal and Partner at Thornton Tomasetti (1997-2005) and Vice President and Partner at Ellisor & Tanner (1982-1997). With a Master's degree in structural engineering and PE registrations in TX, PA, NY, NJ, GA, IN, FL, LA, AL and UT, he has managed projects in the DFW area and across the country. Project history includes numerous high rise residential, office & hotel, retail malls, vertical expansion and renovations, religious facilities, multi-building mixed-use projects, parking decks, hospitals and institutional buildings.

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Personal Projects

Joel Adair, PE, LEED AP, with over 17 years of structural design experience, has overseen design and documentation of commercial and civil structures. Prior to joining TSA, Joel was Lead Structural Engineer at an A/E firm, providing leadership to engineers and technicians. His diverse experience with various structural systems and project types is well suited for managing complex multi-building projects.

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Personal Projects