Kevin Wurmlinger, P.Eng. – senior Project Engineer/Structural Designer, Partner

Kevin Wurmlinger is a registered Professional Engineer with EGBC and has been a member of BMZ since 2001. He has worked closely with and John Markulin on a wide variety of project types and has extensive experience with multi-residential and mixed-use commercial buildings ranging from low to high-rise towers. Kevin's background in construction, beginning at an early age working with his family's construction business, along with his academic qualifications, have provided him with a thorough and practical application-based understanding of the construction industry and procedures. 

As a Project Manager, Kevin is involved in all stages of his projects from conceptual design through construction. He has extensive experience in structural design and review, consultant team coordination, drawing preparation, site reviews, as well as construction administration, which has continuously led to the successful delivery of his projects.

Kevin prides himself in his attention to detail and ability to create constructible, efficient solutions. He values his relationships with, and is committed to providing exceptional and prompt service to, all clients, consultants and contractors that he works with aligning itself with the firm's success.


Jim DesRoches, P.Eng., P.E. – Senior Project Engineer/Structural Designer, Partner

Jim DesRoches has practiced consulting structural engineering for more than 30 years, during which time he has designed a large number and variety of building types. Jim has also been delivering structural designs for projects in the Western United States since 1999, during which time he has worked on more than 50 high-rise projects throughout Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and California. Jim DesRoches is known for his creative structural solutions, his collaborative approach to problem solving, and his emphasis on customer/client service. Jim has also acted as Quality Manager for the past 20 years at his previous firm, and was involved in developing an Operational Quality Management Policy at BMZ. Jim has also been responsible for managing the design and construction of more than 10 recent Performance Based Design tall high-rise projects in San Diego and Los Angeles, California, including managing the city peer review and plan check process.

Jason Stuart – senior Structural Designer, PARTNER

Jason has worked with BMZ since 2003 as a structural designer specializing in mixed-use commercial and wood-frame residential buildings. 

Vlado Goltes – Senior Structural Field Inspector, PARTNER

Vlado, our head site inspector, has over 20 years of experience as a structural technician, construction site superintendent, and construction inspector.


Kyle Frank – Senior Structural Technologist/cad manager, PARTNER

Kyle offers over 19 years of experience in civic, institutional, commercial and multi-residential projects, and is also responsible for the firm’s technological efficiency and effectiveness.

Michael Li – senior Structural Revit Technologist/BIM Manager, PARTNER

Michael has over 10 years of experience as a structural technologist and is proficient in Revit 2012-2017, AutoCAD 2012-2017, and Tekla Structures 11/12. Michael also offers a good knowledge of building structures, having previously worked with Genivar-Pomeroy Consulting Engineers, Jones Kwong Kishi Structural Engineers, Glotman Simpson Consulting Engineers, and Weiler Smith Bowers Structural Engineers.

John McPherson – Senior Structural CAD Technologist, PARTNER

John offers over 30 years of experience of structural drafting in civic, institutional, commercial, and multi-residential projects, as well as back-up administrative assistance with site queries.

Simon Szarkiewicz – senior Structural CAD Technologist, PARTNER

Simon has been with BMZ intermittently since 2006 and offers over 10 years of experience of structural drafting in multi-residential and commercial projects.

Rory Beirne, M.Eng., P.Eng. – senior Project Engineer

Rory Beirne is a registered Professional Engineer with EGBC and has been with BMZ since 2013. Rory brings several years of structural and geotechnical consulting experience, along with considerable site experience as a foreman and carpenter. Rory works closely with John Markulin on some of their largest projects, and has extensive experience with mixed-use commercial and multi-residential buildings ranging from mid-rise to high-rise towers.