Meet Us

Thomas Harris, PE

Our professional engineer, Thomas Harris received a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering and Management from NCSU in 1999. He then went on to graduate with a Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering from NCSU in 2001. During much of Tommy’s college education, he worked for Coleman Steel Systems in Raleigh doing commercial steel design work as well as project management. Tommy opened Harris Structural Design in March 2004 and has enjoyed growing the company and helping many contractors, developers, architects, and home owners with both commercial and residential engineering design.

Lauren Harris, Office Manager

Lauren graduated magna cum laude from Meredith College in 2000 with a double major in Psychology and Education. In 2005, Harris Structural Design had seen so much growth that Lauren began working for the company as the office manager as well as doing Autocad work. In the fall of 2007 Lauren became a full time mommy with the birth of Tommy and Lauren’s first daughter, Adelyn Grace. On the first day of 2011, (1-1-11) they welcomed their New Year’s baby, Anna Morgan. With their family complete and their daughters a little older, Lauren rejoined the company in early 2013 and enjoys being the office manager for Harris Structural Design 3 days a week.