Shahla Soltani, MS, PE
Vice-President/Principal


Ms. Soltani has more than 30 years of experience in structural engineering design and construction. Ms. Soltani is responsible for the development and management of VCA’s Construction Administration Department, which has grown to be highly regarded by clients and regulatory agencies. The Construction Administration Department is unique in the industry and has consolidated and streamlined construction administration efforts to create unmatched turn-around times for submittals/RFIs and provided a high level of service for code mandated site visits. As a licensed Professional Engineer, Ms. Soltani is known for her expertise in design and construction administration activities on projects ranging from single-family developments to large and complex high density, multi-story, mixed-use podium and wrap projects. In addition, Ms. Soltani has overseen the implementation of VCA’s internal quality assurance function. As a Principal of VCA Structural and a member of the Executive Committee, Ms. Soltani is active in the company’s strategic planning and business development and was responsible for the development of VCA’s Oakland office.

Under Ms. Soltani’s tenure, VCA has implemented data-rich management systems, including forecasting and tracking systems, to ensure client service levels are unmatched in the industry. Ms. Soltani is known among top architects, developers and general contractors in the California Building Industry as a problem solver and dedicated to the highest levels of construction support.

Ms. Soltani holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from South Dakota State University and a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from California State University Fresno. Ms. Soltani is a Licensed Professional Engineer in California.