Abby L. Thurman, P.E.

Abby L. Thurman, P.E.

Principal

Abby Thurman joined Smith-Goth Engineers in 2005 as a project engineer, and became a co-owner and principal in 2013.  As a Springfield native, she began her education at Drury University, completing a B.A. in Mathematics in 2003.  She continued her education at the University of Missouri – Columbia, receiving a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2005 before returning to Springfield to begin her career with Smith-Goth Engineers.  During her 9-year career, Abby has had the opportunity to work with multiple experienced engineers on a wide range of projects gaining valuable knowledge and experience in a short amount of time.  She has become a leader in energy modeling and sustainable solutions having participated on multiple LEED design teams, including one project that has received LEED Gold certification.  As a principal engineer, she plays an integral role in the production of construction documents and specifications, as well as project management and quality control. Her design experience includes large industrial buildings, medical facilities, schools and universities, conference centers, retail centers, office buildings and places of worship.  Abby specializes in developing innovative mechanical designs from concept to reality.