OWNER + P.E. : MISSOULA
As the founding member of BCE, Tom has instilled his innovative spirit and extraordinary work ethic into the very fabric of the firm. He was raised under the big skies of Northeastern Montana, and then pursued his higher education at the University of Washington and the University of Montana. After graduation Tom began work for the Missoula engineering firm Atwood + Hinzman. In 1990 he left to create Beaudette Consulting Engineers. With over 30 years of experience, Tom is recognized as an industry expert in historic renovations and timber and log design. One recent example of his expertise is the ongoing renovation of the Old Faithful Inn in Yellowstone National Park; Tom’s outside-the-box engineering strategy has helped to preserve the original structure for generations to come.