Abe Blunda, SE, LEED AP
Mr. Blunda has more than 20 years of experience in structural design and management. Mr. Blunda is a recognized industry leader in large mid-rise multifamily and commercial complex structures and is regularly consulted by top-tier architects, builders and contractors who expect best practices in structural design. As a Professional Engineer, Mr. Blunda oversees the structural design on many of the largest and most complicated West Coast mixed-use developments. Mr. Blunda is known for a specialization with elevated and subterranean concrete parking structure design. Accordingly, he maintains strong relationships with leading contractors active in the construction or rehabilitation of long span and two-way flat plate garage and podium decks. During Mr. Blunda’s tenure, VCA Structural has designed more than 25 million square feet of elevated concrete deck. Mr. Blunda is also an expert in 3D Building Information Modeling technologies and has advanced its application with large wood frame structures.
As a Principal of VCA Structural, Mr. Blunda oversees a number of functions including structural engineering operations, drawing generation systems, and the VCA Technical Committee. In addition Mr. Blunda serves as Secretary of the VCA Executive Committee and actively participates in all company planning functions. Mr. Blunda is an active Member of the Convene Business Advisory Group and holds memberships in numerous technical organizations such as SEAOC, ACI, and the PTI.
Mr. Blunda is a licensed Structural Engineer in California, is an accredited LEED Professional, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University Northridge.