Behind SE University

SE Solutions is run by engineers Brian Quinn, P.E., President and Lisa Willard, P.E., Vice-President to help Engineers who are passionate about their work and who want to have a significant impact on their company.

 

SE University Staff

 

Brian Quinn, P.E., President

The Founder and President of SE Solutions is Brian Quinn, P.E. Brian has a passion for helping structural engineers improve their careers and lives. Prior to starting SE Solutions, he worked as a Regional Engineer for almost 12 years at RAM International (which was acquired by Bentley Systems, Inc. in December 2005). While at RAM, he helped thousands of structural engineers with software solutions that would greatly streamline their business. He has given hundreds of seminars around the country to structural engineers on how to improve their business via technology. Prior to joining RAM, he worked as a structural engineer designing building structures for JDH Engineering in Grand Rapids, MI. Brian a BSCE and MSCE from Purdue University (1989 and 1991) and served on the Civil Engineering Advisory Council at Purdue. He is a Past President of the Structural Engineers of Michigan (SEAMi) and helped form the West MI chapter of the organization. He is also on the NCSEA Basic Education Committee and a contributor to the SEI-CASE BIM Committee.

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Lisa Willard, P.E., Vice-President

Lisa Willard, PE is Vice President and Principal at SE Solutions. Before joining SE Solutions in 2007, Lisa spent almost 9 years at RAM International, working with customers in both a Regional Engineer and Technical Support and Training role. Her focus was on helping engineers be more productive, and helping to address technical questions that engineers might have regarding the RAM programs. Lisa also conducted hundreds of training seminars for engineers across the US, including sessions on program and code issues. She has always had a great love of technology and how it applies to the engineering field. Lisa has a BSCE from Cal Poly, SLO (1998) where her senior design project focused on the use of computer solutions for the design of a steel braced frame building. Lisa is a licensed Professional Engineer in California and also chairs the SEI Digital Media Committee.  She has spoken at numerous seminars around the country on Building Information Modeling (BIM).

 

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Linda Benson, SE University Coordinator
Linda Benson, our SEU Coordinator, received a BS in Premedical Studies from the University of Notre Dame in 1987, and an MD from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1991.  She then completed a residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the University of Michigan.
Subsequent health issues forced a halt to her medical career, but in recent years, she is enjoying the chance to put to use her love of organization and meticulous attention to detail as our SE University Coordinator.  She is living in Dallas with her husband and young daughter.