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Shannon W. Pierce

Shannon W. Pierce





Shannon has over 16 years of experience designing and investigating structures for projects of all sizes, including residential, commercial, industrial, education, and historic preservation. In 2016, Shannon brought his talents to Pie Consulting and Engineering in the role of Project Manager. A large part of his current role is to provide consulting services for forensic engineering, structural assessments, condition assessments, fire damage assessments, water damage assessments, structural and non-structural repair assessments, building rehabilitation, and structural feasibility studies. He enjoys the challenging part of determining why a failure has occurred, what we can do to prevent it from happening again, and what repairs are needed to correct the problem.

Shannon grew up in the southeast part of Wisconsin, where he learned leadership skills and developed a strong work ethic at a very young age. He developed a firm base of knowledge in building systems by building houses while in college at UW-Madison. Later, he led the UW-Madison Concrete Canoe team to a national victory in 2004.  Shannon lives near Minneapolis, MN and enjoys time spent with his family.

One Pie. Many Ingredients.


  • University of Colorado, Boulder
    M.S. Civil Engineering, 2005
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
    B.S. Civil Engineering, 2004

Registrations and Certifications

  • Professional Engineer in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, Georgia, and Montana

Areas of Expertise

  • Forensic Structural Evaluation and Analysis
  • Structural Assessment, Analysis, and Design of all Building Components and Systems
  • Fire Damage Assessments
  • Water Damage Assessments
  • Structural and Non-Structural Repair Assessments
  • Building Condition Assessments
  • Building Rehabilitation
  • Structural Feasibility Studies
  • Soil Stabilization and Foundation Remediation
  • Non-Destructive Evaluation
  • Building Code Reviews
  • Construction Management