Thomas Getschman, PE

Tom Getschman joined CSD in 2000. He was promoted to Associate in 2006, Senior Associate in 2011, and Principal in 2016. Tom has worked primarily on structural steel erection engineering, construction engineering, lifting and rigging design, rack supported structure design, industrial crane building design, and structural steel connection design. He was previously a lecturer at Milwaukee Area Technical College – School of Technology and Applied Science. He has presented at multiple AISC ASCC Steel Conferences and has presented an Engineering Case Study at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He received an award from The Daily Reporter, Top Projects of 2010, for his work on the Grand Opera House Renovation in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and is a published author in Modern Steel Construction and Connector Magazine.

Tom enjoys spending time outdoors fishing, hunting, and hiking with his wife and kids. He is also involved in community youth athletics with Cedar Grove Belgium Athletic Association as a coach and volunteer. He is presently serving on the Village of Cedar Grove Board of Trustees since 2011.


B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering – Marquette University, 2000
M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering – Marquette University, 2004

Professional Registration


Organization Involvement

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Member
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Professional Member
ASCE 37 Design Loads on Structures During Construction Committee Member