Crystal Blanton brings 17 years of architectural building design and project management experience to Pangolin Structural where she is Principal and co-founder. Crystal’s practice in structural engineering includes familiarity with a variety of architectural building types with varying materials and complexities. She has a particularly strong background in the design execution of structural steel building projects for fast-track project delivery. Mrs. Blanton’s educational focus in architectural engineering provided her with a strong foundation in architecture and building systems as a whole, enabling her to bring building coordination awareness to every project executed. Crystal’s diligence and passion for her work elevates Pangolin Structural to a higher level of client satisfaction and excellence in the design industry.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS Arizona (structural) Georgia Ohio Idaho (structural) Montana Texas Virginia Washington (civil)
EDUCATION Master of Architectural Engineering / 2001 Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Architectural Engineering / 2001 Pennsylvania State University
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS American Institute of Steel Construction AIA Arizona Affiliates
Pamela Singleton brings 12 years of structural building design expertise to Pangolin Structural where she is a Managing Principal and Partner. Mrs. Singleton has a particularly strong background in conventional and post-tensioned concrete structures. Her experience includes building design in the areas of nanotechnology, university, sports/entertainment, education, and parking. Pamela’s attention to detail and respect for her client’s vision and budget embodies the dedication Pangolin Structural has to extraordinary client service.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS Arizona (structural) California (structural) Washington (structural)
EDUCATION Master of Science in Structural Engineering / 2004 University of California San Diego
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering / 2002 Northern Arizona University
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Structural Engineers Association of Arizona AIA Arizona Affliates
Jeff Novak, Managing Partner/Principal and co-founder of Pangolin Structural, has over 29 years of experience in commercial building design and condition assessments. Jeff’s involvement and knowledge of structural engineering includes design, project management, value engineering, structural system selection, project planning, budget reviews, quality control, multi-discipline coordination and construction administration. Mr. Novak is experienced in all major building materials and has been involved with projects of varying size and complexity. Jeff’s broad experience with a vast array of project types throughout the project life-cycle gives him an edge in foreseeing possible design challenges on his projects and working closely with the project team towards innovative design solutions.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS Arizona (structural) - #24477
EDUCATION Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering (Structural) / 1985 University of Arizona
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Structural Engineers Association of Arizona AIA Arizona Affiliates
Tony has 22 years of experience in design and project leadership in University and Cultural projects. His expertise includes structural system selection, evaluating existing structures, and structural construction economics including constructability reviews. Tony takes an active role with the team to find the best possible balance for the overall project goals: aesthetics, budget, schedule and constructability. Mr. Polusny’s experience also comprises a familiarity with many types of project delivery methods including Design-Bid Build, Design-Build, CMAR and Integrated Project Delivery. Tony’s dedicated involvement and hands-on approach to all of his projects makes him known in the industry as a creative problem solver.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS Arizona (civil) - #43659 Minnesota Michigan Kentucky Maryland New Mexico Colorado
EDUCATION Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering (Structural) / 1996 University of Minnesota
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Structural Engineers Association of Arizona (Past President) American Institute of Steel Construction American Concrete Institute Conscious Capitalism Arizona (Board Member) Structural Engineering Certification Board Minnesota Concrete Council (Past President) AIA Arizona Affiliates
Chris Elkins brings 7 years of structural building design and project management experience to Pangolin Structural where he is a Senior Structural Engineer. Chris has experience in a wide range of construction and building types. His experience includes building design in the areas of healthcare, office, retail, parking, and justice. Mr. Elkins’ focus on communication, responsiveness, and coordination exemplifies Pangolin Structural’s values of client service.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS Arizona (structural)
EDUCATION Master of Science Civil Engineering / 2012 University of Arizona
Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering / 2011 University of Arizona
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Structural Engineers Association of Arizona; NAIOP; Urban Land Institute; Arizona Association for Economic Development