Fred Palmer2018-09-04T20:59:20-04:00

Fred Palmer, P.E.

Founding Partner

Fred Palmer founded Palmer Engineering Company in July of 1978 and has over 44 years of structural engineering experience. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Physics from Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. Although Fred is officially retired, he is a valued part of the team and continues to work as his schedule permits. He and his wife Laura have been married for 45 years and they have two children and three grandchildren.

Area of Expertise:
Commercial, industrial, and residential….working primarily in steel and wood.

Memorable Project Story:
“I’ve worked on many projects over the years, but one project that stands out is the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Manassas, Virginia. I think it stands out because it was more about the people that I was fortunate to work with!”

Client Philosophy:
“Take care of the client!”

Special Interests:
“I really enjoy wood working, including furniture….but especially bowl turning!”

Little Known Fact:
“I used to be quite a runner and actually ran in 2 marathons! I also competed in masters track meets….particularly sprints!”