Derek Beaman


Senior Principal

Derek is a Senior Principal and leads MKA’s Convention Center Specialist Group.  His design portfolio includes over 60 convention center projects with a combined cost of built work totaling almost $13 billion and a corresponding program area of more than 26 million square feet.  During his 28 years in the engineering industry, Derek has developed a holistic understanding of a convention center facility’s structural and nonstructural systems, identifying the appropriate structural material quantities early and delivering on those targets throughout the project’s design.

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