Macenzie Smith, PE, SE

Project Manager

Macenzie Smith joined SK&A after graduating in 2014 from Penn State with an Integrated Bachelor/Master of Architectural Engineering – Structural Option.  She is now a Project Manager and is responsible for structural design and analysis, the preparation of project drawings and specifications, shop drawing approvals, and field observation of projects for conformance with design drawings.  She is experienced in designing challenging lateral systems, unique bridge structures, and complex post-tensioned transfer girders for large residential developments.  Macenzie’s experience includes an extensive portfolio of project types including office and residential buildings, hotels, parking garages and various tenant modifications.

Industry Leadership

  • Awarded the 2024 Penn State Alumni Society of Architectural Engineers Early Career Award
  • Co-authored “The Story of a Truss: Storey Park” in STRUCTURE Magazine, 2024
  • Co-lead for SK&A’s internship program
  • Member SK&A’s Education, Mixed Use, and Multi-Family Focus Groups
  • Served on the Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington Gala Committee

Fun Facts

  • Married her high school sweetheart
  • Awarded 1st place for senior thesis capstone project – structural option at Penn State
  • Member of the SK&A Fun Committee
  • SK&A Potomac Office Librarian
  • Hobbies include reading, Fantasy Football, and Dungeons & Dragons