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Mr. Shemro is the owner of Shemro Engineering, L.L.C..  With nearly 30 years of experience, Mr. Shemro has designed a wide variety of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. His versatility and breadth of design experience has earned him a reputation as a top quality professional in the regional structural design field.

Prior to establishing Shemro Engineering, Mr. Shemro developed an ardent commitment to the conservation of existing structures as a Senior Associate with James Madison Cutts Consulting Structural Engineers for 13 years. Along with performing as Engineer of Record on major commercial buildings, he was responsible for the structural modifications necessary for the installation of modern mechanical systems in both the U. S. Pension Building and the Vice President's Mansion in Washington, DC. He also directed structural modifications to the National Park Service's Building #43 in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, an historic stone building which was reinforced to withstand flooding of the Shenandoah River and renovated for museum use. Other projects include: Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC; MCI World Headquarters Buildings, 1801 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC; Amazonia Exhibit Building and Gallery, National Zoological Park, Washington, DC; and University of Maryland Life Science Center, Gaithersburg, MD campus.

During Mr. Shemro’s tenure at Bechtel Power Corporation, he worked on the Midland nuclear power plant, gaining twofold experience in designing large scale structures and collaborating with large private and government organizations.

Mr. Colby is the Senior Associate at Shemro Engineering. Over the past 20 years Mr. Colby has been involved in the daily operation of the firm as well as acting as Senior Project Manager for a plethora of residential, commercial, and institutional projects. He has extensive construction experience which lends a unique perspective to all projects produced by the firm.

Mr. Colby has lectured at The Catholic University of America and at Pennsylvania State University on Structural Engineering in Architecture. He has been a featured speaker at the Washington, DC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects regarding James Madison Cutts' role in the restoration of the historic Octagon House here in the Nation's Capitol.

As a Project Manager at James Madison Cutts, Mr. Colby worked on many prominent projects in the greater Washington area, including the preservation and restoration of the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, Washington, DC and the Federal Judiciary Office Building, Washington, DC.

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