Chris Kelly is the President and one of the partners at Poage. He serves as Project Engineer and/or Engineer-of-Record on projects within the firm. Chris has been with the firm since 1987. Prior to Poage, Chris worked for his father’s construction company in all aspects of construction, from laborer to project manager and estimator. One significant portion of his experience, both in construction and in engineering design has been new and retro-fitted pre-engineered metal buildings.
His experience gained working at Poage Engineers, coupled with his background in construction, has enabled him to propose sound, economical, building designs throughout his career.
Chris has assisted or been responsible for the structural design of over $950 million in construction costs with Poage Engineers.
University of Kentucky
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (emphasis on Structures) – 1987
Structural Engineers Association of Kentucky
American Concrete Institue
American Society of Civil Engineers
New York #080312
U.S. Virgin Islands #737-PE