APRIL VANDE BRAKE
BSE, EIT

April joined Axiom Consultants in 2021 as part of the Building Services Team.  Ms. Vande Brake brings additional structural engineering focus to the group with additional experience in geotechnical and bridge construction fieldwork.  Her BSE from ​the University of Iowa focused on Structures, Mechanics, and Materials and she also served as a teaching assistant and tutor in Statics.

April's passion for engineering, attention to detail, and diligent approach to her work will be critical to the overall success of our structural design team.  

April will focus on Structural Engineering and Building Design including structural steel, cast-in-place concrete, precast concrete, masonry, engineered lumber, and light-gauge steel design.  She will work closely with our geotechnical partners and assist with fieldwork, forensic and assessment walkdowns, specialty reports, and construction management.

EXPERTISE
Structural Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering/Geostabilization
Bridge Construction
EDUCATION and CREDENTIALS
BACHELORS - Civil Engineering (Structures Focus):  The University of Iowa
ENGINEER INTERN:  State of Iowa
OSHA 10-Hour

APRIL VANDE BRAKE

Structural Engineering Associate

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WHY AXIOM?
"I chose Axiom because of the immense growth and strong sense of community I can experience here.  I’m working alongside people of such a high caliber that clearly possess abundant mindsets.  My coworkers are graciously willing to share their seasoned knowledge with me.  With it also being a small group, my opportunity to learn spans an interesting variety of applications.."