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Ponce-Fuess Engineering

Our People

We are a team of experienced, knowledgeable individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds. We’re committed to the success of your project and we are confident we can exceed your expectations.

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University of Texas at Austin
M.S. in Civil Engineering (Structures), 1997

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
B.S. in Civil Engineering, 1995

Lucas Ponce, PE

Founder and President

Lucas Ponce is the founder and president of Ponce-Fuess Engineering, LLC. Mr. Ponce's career began and thrived during a nearly 12-year tenure with L.A. Fuess Partners, Inc., where he was responsible for the structural design of a variety of building types, including K-12, higher educational facilities, parking structures, hospitals, resort hotels, corporate offices, regional shopping malls, and high-rise residential developments.

While he serves in multiple management capacities with Ponce-Fuess Engineering, his role as a structural engineering team leader and project manager is where he devotes most of his time. Outside of the firm, Mr. Ponce is further recognized by his peers as a standout in the structural design community through his election to multiple leadership roles within the Structural Engineers Association of Texas.

Project Responsibilities

  • Principal-in-Charge of Projects
  • Project Management
  • Project Engineering
  • Consultation
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Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
B.S. Civil Engineering, 2005

Jacqie Maxwell, PE

Senior Project Engineer

Ms. Maxwell is a Senior Project Engineer with over a decade of structural design and construction administration experience. She is experienced with both concrete and steel structures and has completed projects across the U.S. for a broad range of facility types. Whether she is assisting in the design and construction administration for a major undertaking such as the Dallas Love Field Modernization Project, or designing the entire structure for one of several cinema renovations she has completed across the country, Jacqie is always an asset to the project team. Beyond her technical expertise, Jacqie also possesses excellent communication and time management skills that allow her to deliver high-quality projects on time and on point with our clients’ needs.

Project Responsibilities

  • Project Engineering
  • Project Coordination
  • Construction Administration