Engineering – Alliance Steel

Meet Our Engineering Team

Our approach produces the highest-quality, most cost-efficient structure possible.

With over 50 years of experience in comprehensive engineering solutions, our team of professionals are dedicated to the application of engineering to the built environment. With a focus on customer service, we rely on technology, innovation, creativity, flexibility and communication to create inspired designs and experienced solutions.


Keith Shedd

PE, SE Chief Engineer

Keith Shedd

PE, SE Chief Engineer

 

As Chief Engineer, Keith oversees all engineering practices for Alliance, as well as all customer facing project integration. Calling on 38 years of experience in the steel industry, he manages scheduling projects, training engineers, implementing standards, developing projects and resolving customer issues while leading a team of 12 engineers. Keith joined Alliance in 2019, spending the previous 16 years as Chief Engineer at partner company ACI.


Toby Maher

Engineering Operations Manager

Toby Maher

Engineering Operations Manager

In his 23rd year at Alliance, Toby is charged with metal building structural design, customer service support and engineering scheduling. In addition to delivering efficient designs in a timely fashion, Toby takes customer service to the street, constantly monitoring field service related questions to ensure progress in ongoing to the finalization of projects.


Stephen Chamberlain

Senior Detailer

Stephen Chamberlain

Senior Detailer

Stephen is detail oriented. A 22-year Alliance pro, Stephen produces fabrication details for the shop to fabricate projects, incorporating customer intent with design requirements. By reviewing all aspects of a project during the fabrication detail process, he resolves and coordinates any potential issues prior to the fabrication of material. Details indeed.


Lee Cole

Senior Detailer

Lee Cole

Senior Detailer

A 26-year Alliance veteran, Lee produces shop fabrication details and a final set of erection drawings for company projects. Through review of all documents, engineering design and architectural drawings he coordinates as needed to provide the product as intended by customers.


Matt Doxey

Drafting Manager

Matt Doxey

Drafting Manager

Now in his 10th year at Alliance, Matt oversees all operations of the drafting department. His coordination with sales and engineering ensures the accuracy and approval of drawings for Alliance projects meet customer expectations.


John Ford

Outside Detailing Manager

John Ford

Outside Detailing Manager

John started at Alliance in 2015 as a Detail Checker/Trainer and has served in the Detailing or Drafting department since. A volunteer assignment as the Outside Detail Coordinator led to him managing the Outside Detailing Department, his current job. He and his wife Alina like flying in his Grumman AA5 Traveler, camping, fishing and kayaking, and take along dogs Pancho, Momo and Willis when they can.


Sandie Jones

Professional Engineer

Sandie Jones

Professional Engineer

A 22-year engineering veteran, Sandie designs metal building projects, creates the design packet and initial design drawings, reviews designs and drawings created by other engineers, and signs and seals preliminary and final drawings. From a wide knowledge and experience base, she works closely with salesmen and customers to ensure that the design is exactly what is needed while providing value engineering at every opportunity.


Tim King

Detailing Manager

Tim King

Detailing Manager

Tim is charged with managing Alliance inside detailers, assigning jobs to inside detailers and outside contract detailers and improving accuracy and productivity of the detailing department. He helps coordinate and resolve issues with the product and the field services team to keep erectors on schedule. The 23-year Alliance professional makes sure it’s right on paper so it will be right when assembled.


Kevin Morris

Engineering Support Drafter

Kevin Morris

Engineering Support Drafter

As a drafter, Kevin is responsible for layout project dimensions and specifics for the Design Engineer’s reference during the design process, and for the production of preliminary anchor bolt drawings upon design completion. He is in his 18th year at Alliance.


Debra Sutton

Senior Drafter

Debra Sutton

Senior Drafter


Shaina Wright

Hub Coordinator

Shaina Wright

Hub Coordinator

A document and data control specialist, Shaina coordinates communication between the sales team, engineers, drafters, detailers, schedulers, customers and the shop. The Alliance flow of information definitely crosses her desk.


Singsan Yii

Professional Engineer

Singsan Yii

Professional Engineer

Singsan designs and analyzes metal building steel structural and reviews drawing to ensure design documents are complete and compatible with ASI manufacturing capacities and limitations. In his second stint with Alliance, he has over 15 years total with the company.


Guowang “Webster” Yu

Professional Engineer

Guowang “Webster” Yu

Professional Engineer

Simply put, Webster delivers efficient metal building structural design for complex projects. A 22-year industry veteran, his buildings stand as a testament to this.