Our Team

At MBA our most valuable resource is our people. Our experienced staff includes nine registered engineers, engineer interns and various support staff with well over 100 years of combined design experience. The senior staff leaders average over 20 years experience in complex conceptual and detailed engineering projects. MBA is committed to helping employees develop their technical and managerial capabilities. MBA encourages our employees to be active in professional organizations, research and educational foundations, business associations, civic groups and ministries.

Principals

Engineering Staff

  • poist

    Mr. Troy Poist has been a true asset to MBA since 1996. He and his family reside in Chelsea. Troy spends his free time coaching his son's baseball and basketball teams. As a native of Hanover, Pennsylvania, Troy is a loyal Penn State fan.

       

    Troy Poist

    CADD Manager/Senior Designer

  • lindsey

    Mr. Tripp Lindsey has been with MBA since 1999. In 2007, he was named Associate of the firm. Originally from Ft. Gaines, Georgia, Tripp and his family now call Vestavia Hills home. Tripp is an Auburn University graduate and avid Tiger fan, as well as a volunteer coach and director for his local youth baseball league.

       

    Tripp Lindsey

    Associate Engineer

  • young

    Mr. Brian Young has been employed with MBA since 2002. In 2004, he was named an Associate of the firm. Brian graduated Cum Laude from The University of Alabama and is a proud fan of The Crimson Tide. He and his family reside in Hoover where he coaches his kid's sports teams.

       

    Brian Young

    Associate Engineer

  • boger

    Mr. Mark Boger began at MBA in 2008. Mark has a BS in Civil Engineering from UAB and a BS in Mathematics from Birmingham-Southern. He and his family live in Hoover, and they spend their free time outdoors kayaking and fishing.

       

    Mark Boger

    Structural Engineer

  • partain

    Mr. Jason Partain joined MBA in 2016. Jason obtained both BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from The University of Alabama. He enjoys cheering on his alma mater during football season and spending time with his family, They attend Lakeside Baptist church where he and his wife are active in children's ministry.

       

    Jason Partain

    Structural Project Manager

  • smith

    Mr. Cale Smith joined the firm in 2014. He was named Principal of our Civil Division at that time. Cale is a 2004 graduate of Auburn University. He is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Homewood/Mtn. Brook and serves on the Board of Directors for ACE Mentor Program of Alabama.

       

    Cale Smith

    Principal Engineer

  • burkhalter

    Mr. David Burkhalter has been with MBA since 2016. He received both his Bachelor and his Master of Civil Engineering from The University of Alabama and is a NCEES Certified Engineer in Training. David and his wife live in Birmingham and enjoy keeping up with the growing music and culinary scene downtown.

       

    David Burkhalter

    Structural Engineer

Support Staff