About

Holland Engineering’s emphasis in continuing education keeps us in tune with the latest technological advancements in both construction materials and techniques. Through constant due diligence we also keep up with advances in software design aids and ever-changing building code requirements.

We are proud that our dedication to engineering principles and hard work have earned us a loyal customer and repeat business. As a result, we are now a healthy, growing company that has taken a leadership role in the structural design industry.

Because of this position of leadership, we work even harder to protect the public health and safety through courteous, professional consultation and design services. Our commitment is to make sure they are cost effective and prepared within an efficient time frame.

Here are 10 strengths of Holland Engineering that can benefit you:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Energetic and knowledgeable staff
  • Numerous loyal, repeat clients
  • Good rapport with contractors, other team members and clients
  • Practical experience applied to each detail
  • Work ethic and sincere concern for problem solving
  • Commitment to project schedule, deadlines, time sequences and cost
  • Upfront collaboration with discipline specific contractors to review design intent and budget constraints
  • Professional and friendly office environment
  • A pledge to protect the public through the ethical application of sound engineering principles
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John M. Holland, P.E. - President

John is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 21 years of experience in structural design and over 32 years of experience in construction disciplines. Throughout his career, he has been key to planning, design, and construction of numerous high profile projects in both the private and public sectors.

John’s design and analysis experience includes shallow foundations, mat foundations, drilled pier foundations, concrete and concrete masonry retaining walls, structural steel framing, wind bracing, reinforced concrete beams and columns, composite floor slabs, steel joists/joist girders, concrete masonry, light gage steel framing, and timber framing. John also has extensive BIM (Autodesk Revit) experience.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Louisiana Tech University (Summa Cum Laude); Master of Science in Civil Engineering from University of Houston (emphasis in structural engineering design and analysis).

Registrations: Licensed Professional Engineer in the following states: Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Amy E. Holland - Vice President and Graduate Engineer

Amy has over 19 years experience as a graduate engineer.

Her analysis and design experience includes structural steel framing, timber framing, shallow foundations, drilled pier foundations, light gage steel framing, and retaining walls, including concrete, CMU, and Keystone®.

As vice president in charge of operations, her concise thinking and ability to understand and visualize a project has been a great contribution to Holland Engineering's team dynamic. This contributes to the continued timely and efficient completion of structural engineering projects.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University with honors and awards, including Chi Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi, Mortar Board, and Omicron Delta Kappa.

Daniel Story

Graduate Engineer

Daniel joined Holland Engineering, LLC in 2015. His design experience includes shallow foundations, drilled pier foundations, structural steel framing, wind bracing, timber framing, light gage steel framing, and concrete masonry. He enjoys the challenge of developing structural solutions that enable creative architectural design.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a concentration in Civil Engineering from LeTourneau University (Summa Cum Laude)

Kristin Sanders

Drafting Technician

Kristin has over 18 years of experience and uses both AutoCAD and Revit Structure for the preparation of construction documents. Not only does she have experience in structural drafting, but also architectural, civil, and 3D for custom office furniture.

Kristin’s precision and attention to detail helps ensure accurate documents that aid our timely and efficient preparation of structural components and systems.

Training / Skills:

  • Certified in AutoCAD and Computer Networking
  • Training in Graphic and Web Design

Holly Lazarine

Administrative Assistant

Since joining the Holland Engineering team in 2012, Holly has applied her ten years of experience in the banking industry, including several years as a supervisor, to her client support and liaison roles.

She has extensive knowledge in various business computer information systems and has used this knowledge, as well as her customer service experience, to strengthen Holland Engineering’s team approach to project fulfillment.

Training / Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook
  • Maintains Microsoft Access database