Stability Engineering – Structural Engineering Services

MEET THE TEAM
Pierre Coiron

PIERRE COIRON, P.E.
PRINCIPAL AND FOUNDER

Pierre’s twenty years of experience in construction and engineering include municipal and religious facilities, single and multi-family residential projects, retail buildings, heavy industrial facilities, pulp and paper mills, and manufacturing and power facilities.  Beyond field engineering, Pierre oversees the company’s staffing and training, and he manages communication and coordination with clients and contractors.  Under Pierre’s management, Stability Engineering has completed over 1,500 projects in Georgia and throughout the southeast.

Pierre holds Bachelor’s degrees in Construction Engineering and Civil Engineering Technology from Southern Polytechnic University as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Business Finance from Loyola University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.  He is also a LEED accredited professional.

Allen Morris

ALLEN MORRIS, P.E.
ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL AND PROJECT MANAGER

Allen began working at Stability Engineering as an intern during college, then as a project engineer in 2006, later becoming project manager, and most recently serving as Associate Principal. His design experience includes structural design for residential projects both single family and multi-family, office buildings, restaurants, retail buildings, adaptive-reuse projects, art installations, and historic preservation projects. Building material types include steel, wood, masonry construction, and tilt-up, cast-in-place, and post-tension concrete. Allen enjoys working closely with clients in order to develop innovative, cost-effective solutions to structural design challenges. Allen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mercer University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and South Carolina.

Yan Sun

YAN SUN
PROJECT MANAGER

Yan supplies extensive knowledge derived from her 10+ years experience in the structural engineering profession. Her expertise in steel and industrial structures provides the company with substantial analytical and design capabilities. Yan also has experience with reinforced and post-tensioned concrete, wood and masonry construction, as well as in-depth seismic assessment of government projects. Yan takes pride in her thorough approach and seeing projects through to completion. Yan holds a Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees in Structural Engineering from TongJi University.

Chris Murphy

CHRIS MURPHY, PE
PROJECT MANAGER

Chris has served as staff and field engineer on many projects during his six years at Stability Engineering, including residential, commercial, municipal, adaptive reuse, and historical preservation projects. His previous experience with project management benefits Stability’s ability to work with contractors and resolve on-site circumstances. He has experience with wood, masonry, steel, and cast-in-place and tilt-up concrete, as well as non-destructive testing of existing structures. Chris prides himself on finding creative solutions to engineering problems and working alongside clients to achieve effective building designs. Chris holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

James Breeden

JAMES BREEDEN, PE
PROJECT MANAGER

James has worked with Stability Engineering since 2012. As a project manager, he has led the design for seven of the buildings in the Downtown Duluth Parsons Ally development, twelve buildings in the Georgia Avenue development, and the recent renovation at Underground Atlanta for the Masquerade venue. His design experience includes residential for both single and multi-family, commercial with both existing modification and new design, adaptive re-use with a concentration in historic brick masonry buildings, historic preservation, and chain restaurants design and review. James works closely with both architects and contractors in the design phase of projects to coordinate the construction feasibility and pricing for the desired design layout. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Kennesaw State University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, and South Dakota.

Joshua Stevenson

JOSHUA STEVENSON, P.E.
SENIOR ENGINEER

Josh has served as a project engineer on a mixture of project types in his time at Stability, with experience in large new-construction projects utilizing large-scale modeling, moderate sized single-family new-construction and renovation projects, as well as smaller adaptive reuse projects involving steel, wood, masonry, and concrete. Josh takes pride in his dedicated work ethic and is always seeking opportunities to find creative, efficient, and cost-effective solutions. Josh holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Southern Polytechnic State University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Georgia.

Justin Downey

JUSTIN DOWNEY
PROJECT ENGINEER

Justin has served as a project and field engineer in his four years with Stability. He has experience in conventional and post-tensioned concrete, masonry, wood, steel, and light gauge design and has worked on a wide variety of projects from large post-tensioned concrete podiums and commercial adaptive reuse to trail bridges and new residential construction. Justin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville where he worked with a team researching bridge rehabilitation.

Jacob Jeffcoat

JACOB JEFFCOAT
PROJECT ENGINEER

Jacob graduated from Kennesaw State University in December 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. Before his start with Stability, he completed an internship in the construction/project management field. In addition to working for the company during his senior year, Jacob was an active member of the school’s ACI and ASCE chapters. During his time at Stability, Jacob has assisted with a variety of projects, and he is eager to continue developing his skills with the company.

Jordan Hunt

JORDAN HUNT
PROJECT ENGINEER

Jordan graduated in 2017 from the Georgia Institute of Technology with Highest Honors and a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. During his time at Tech, he gained international experience studying at Georgia Tech-Lorraine in Metz, France as well as Delft University of Technology in Delft, Netherlands. He also spent two years as a cooperative student working as a structural engineering associate in the telecommunications field where he performed structural analyses on various types of steel telecommunications towers. During his time with Stability Engineering, Jordan has gained experience designing single- and multi-family residential structures and commercial structures as well as renovating existing structures using wood, masonry, concrete, and steel design.

Bob Englehart

BOB ENGLEHART
PROJECT ENGINEER

Bob graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Kennesaw State University in 2013. During his time at Kennesaw, he was involved in the steel bridge competition for two years, one year as captain. Bob joined Stability in 2017 as a structural engineer. His primary role has been in single-family additions and rehabilitations of historic structures, as well as hotels and commercial projects. Prior to his time at Stability, Bob has over 10 years of experience as a carpenter/handyman, and worked as a project engineer in telecom and a structural detailer in a concrete formwork and shoring company.

Ivana Kristic

IVANA KRISTIC
PROJECT ENGINEER

Ivana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from University of Mostar, as well as Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering from University of Split, graduating summa cum laude with the President’s Distinguished Scholar Award. Before joining Stability Engineering, Ivana worked on many projects that have helped her to learn and grow as an engineer, including work with concrete, wood, masonry, and steel members, as well as non-destructive field testing.

Brad Beadles

BRAD BEADLES
PROJECT ENGINEER

Brad joined the Stability team in early 2019 and serves as a project engineer on a variety of projects including residential, commercial, historic and adaptive re-use. He graduated Cum Laude from Clemson University in 2013 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering Structural Emphasis. Brad is experienced in designing residential gravity and lateral load systems with framing elements including wood, concrete, masonry and steel.

Anith Kekre

ANISH KEKRE
PROJECT ENGINEER

Anish graduated from Virginia Tech in 2018 with a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering with Structural Focus. Before his start with Stability, he worked as a structural engineer for 2+ years. During that time, he has assisted in designing residential single family and multi family structures in wood. Anish joined Stability Engineering in 2020 and is eager to continue developing his skills with the company.

Laura Cullen

LAURA CULLEN
PROJECT ENGINEER

Laura came to Stability in April 2020. She brings six years of experience in structural engineering, primarily focused on mixed-use and multifamily structures, as well as K-12 schools. Laura holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Berry College. Laura is also a member of CREW Atlanta, and graduated from CREW’s Leadership class in 2018.

Yipeng Zue

YIPENG XUE
PROJECT ENGINEER

Yipeng graduated with a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in December 2018. Prior to joining Stability in 2020, Yipeng’s two years of experience as a structural engineer included a variety of projects including post-tensioned concrete high-rise and structural steel commercial projects. He is also experienced in the Revit family of development software and Dynamo Revit programming. During his time at stability, Yipeng has gained experience in wood, masonry, and light gauge design. Yipeng understands the importance of teamwork and is always seeking opportunities to provide cost-effective solutions.

Dragana Simon-Welch

DRAGANA SIMON-WELCH
STRUCTURAL DESIGNER

Dragana has worked as a structural designer on a wide variety of project types. Her training and background in architectural design has allowed Stability to expand its design software capabilities. Dragana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from University of Belgrade.

Dejan Miljenovic

DEJAN MILJENOVIC
STRUCTURAL DESIGNER

Dejan has provided structural design and inspection services for Stability Engineering on a variety of residential, commercial, and industrial projects since 2013. His experience with installation and onsite monitoring has provided a background for site inspections and field work. Dejan has also helped to develop designs for wood, steel and masonry structures, including AutoCAD and REVIT drafting. Dejan is a graduate of the Technical College in Serbia.

Julie Coiron

JULIE COIRON
CONTROLLER

Julie Coiron has served as accounting and business manager since the company’s origin. She has set up the accounting and billing system, secured loans, and handled all areas of human resources and payroll. She has researched, procured and effectively integrated Billquick and Quickbooks software as well as managed development of all marketing collateral. Julie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of New Orleans and a MS in Technical and Professional Communication from Southern Polytechnic State University.

Janette Brock

JANETTE BROCK,
OFFICE MANAGER

Janette has worked with Stability Engineering since 2013 and has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Shorter University. Her 20+ years of experience prior to working with Stability includes work with homeless services and hospice organizations, corporate, and legal offices. She has also completed leadership training through the Buckhead Business Association. Her unique blend of experience provides a rare combination of abilities to the web marketing and office management operations, enhancing Stability’s capacity to provide exceptional service to our clients.

Shannon Gray

SHANNON GRAY,
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Shannon joined the Stability team in early 2020. Her transition from a lengthy career in the wine and hospitality industry has provided her with a keen focus on assisting a diverse team with the goal of ultimate client satisfaction. Shannon also lends a fresh insight into the workings of a fast-paced, successful engineering firm.