Congrats, Steven J Southard, PE, People's Cup April 2021 winner!
Each day, Steve represents our core values of respectful, resourceful, and reliable. In his 6 years at F&T, Steve is always been respectful of everyone, from those he mentors to the clients we serve.
Steve is a great resource for any fire protection or code questions. As a Fire Protection & Life Safety Group Leader, Steve coordinates all aspects of fire protection and life safety in even the most challenging buildings. He is always willing to help answer any question, and if he doesn’t know the answer, he knows where to look.
Steve keeps his team and other departments up to date of the various building and fire protection codes as they evolve. He aims to provide clients with code-compliant and cost effective solutions that enhance the safety of buildings.
As part of one of the smaller design teams within F&T, Steve is involved on many different projects. Despite the high workload, Steve reliably manages the fire protection team while still finding time to answer code questions for others within the office.