Engineer and Company Steward
Chris has been with Bensonwood since 2003 and leads the engineering department to develop creative solutions for sustainable architecture and construction. He is recognized as an innovator in wood based, off-site construction systems, and has presented at numerous conferences and institutions promoting the use of wood as a key element in modern building structures and enclosures. He has spearheaded Bensonwood’s involvement in mass timber, working on cross-laminated timber projects throughout the country.
During his tenure, Chris has continued Bensonwood’s tradition of excellence in detailing masterful wooden joinery and connections for timber frames. He is a member of the Timber Framers Guild, Timber Frame Engineering Council, and Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) within the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He was on the 2014 list of top ‘20 under 40 Engineers’ in the New England region as judged by Engineering News Record. Chris has an MS in Building Technology from MIT.