Our Principals

Robert Grossman

Robert Grossman, as Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of Grossman & Speer Associates, Inc., is a principal engineer and overseer of all study and design programs.  His broad experience in the various phases of structural engineering associated with earthquake analysis and building design qualifies him for the role. Mr. Grossman has been Structural Engineer-of-Record on many public school projects.  As a registered Structural Engineer in the States of California and Arizona, he is especially knowledgeable of the response of structures to earthquake ground motions.  He is a graduate of UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Loyd Speer

Loyd Speer, as President of Grossman & Speer Associates, Inc., is a principal engineer and overseer of all study and design programs.  He is especially qualified in earthquake analysis and design, including studies for life-safety programs.  His experience includes design and analysis of new and existing structures, including buildings, bridges, tall guided towers, earth embankment shoring and underground storage facilities. Mr. Speer has been Structural Engineer-of-Record on many public school projects.  He is currently registered in the States of California, Colorado, and Nevada, and holds a Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering from Stanford University.

Derrick Masulis

Derrick Masulis, as Principal of Grossman & Speer Associates, Inc., is overseer of all study and design programs.  He is especially qualified in earthquake analysis and design, including studies for life-safety programs.  His experience includes, design and analysis of new and existing structures including buildings, retaining walls, stadiums, and seismic retrofit projects.   He is currently registered in the States of California and Washington, and holds a Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering from UCLA.